Lovers Knot Striped Long Sleeve Pullover Sweater


Long sleeve sweater crochet pattern

SIZES: Small, Medium, Large Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY “AUNT LYDIA’S” HEAVY RUG YARN 7 (8, 9)-70 yd. skeins. Moss 2 (2, 3)-70 yd. skeins each Pink, Lt. Rose and Old Rose

Plastic Crochet Hook Size H OR ANY SIZE HOOK WHICH WILL RESULT IN STITCH GAUGE BELOW

GAUGE; 3 s c = 1 inch Directions are given for small size (34). Changes for medium (36) and large (38) are given in parentheses.

BODY SECTION; With Moss ch 112 (120, 128), join in 1st st of ch, ch 1, turn.

1st ROUND: Working in loop on wrong side of ch, 1 sc in each st of ch, join in 1st s c, ch 1, turn.

2nd ROUND: 1 sc in each s c (112, 120, 128 s c), join, cut yarn.

3rd ROUND: Start double knot stitch: attach Pink to 1st sc,* draw up a ½ inch loop on hook, Y O and pull through ch, s c in single loop of st (single knot st), draw another ½ inch loop on hook, Y O and pull through loop, s c in single loop of st (double knot st), skip 3 s c, s c in next s c, repeat from * all around, join, ch 1, turn.

4th ROUND: SI st to s c at center of double knot st, * work a double knot st, s c in s c at center of next double knot st, repeat from * all around, join, cut yarn, turn.

5th ROUND: Attach Moss in s c at center of last double knot st, * ch 3, s c in s c at center of next double knot st, repeat from * all around, join, ch 1, turn.

6th ROUND: 3 sc in each ch 3 loop, 1 sc in each s c, join in 1st s c, ch 1, turn.

7th ROUND: S c in each s c, join in 1st s c, cut yarn.

8th and 9TH ROUNDS: Attach Lt. Rose to 1st s c, work 2 rounds of double knot st in same manner as 3rd and 4th rounds. Repeat from the 5th round working in following color stripes: Moss, Old Rose, Moss. Continue color stripes as established until work measures 14 inches or desired length to underarm ending with 3rd row of Moss.

NEXT ROW: Divide work for FRONT and BACK.

BACK: Attach next color in 8th s c from beg over center of previous double knot st, work 10 (11, 12) double knot sts, turn. Work 2 single knot sts, s c in s c at center of next double knot st, work across row ending with 2 single knot sts, s c in beg of previous row, cut yarn, turn.

NEXT ROW; Attach Moss in s c at center of 1st double knot st, * ch 3, s c in s c at center of next double knot st, repeat from * across row ending with s c in s c at center of last double knot st, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROW: 3 sc in each ch 3 loop, 1 sc in each s c, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROW: S c in each s c, cut yarn. Repeat last 5 rows in established colors 2 (3, 3) times.

FRONT: Attach corresponding color in 16th s c from last s c worked and work 10 (11, 12) double knot sts. Continue in same manner as back until 2nd (3rd, 3rd) Moss stripe is completed.

SHAPE SHOULDERS AND NECKLINE. NEXT ROW: Attach corresponding color in 1st s c, work 2 double knot sts, turn.

NEXT ROW: Work 3 double knot sts, s c in beg of previous row, cut yarn, turn. Attach same color in 24th (28th, 32nd) s c from last s c worked, work 2 double knot sts, turn.

NEXT ROW: Work 3 double knot sts, s c in beg of previous row, cut yarn, turn.

NEXT ROW: Attach Moss in s c at center of 1st double knot st, work in same manner as previous Moss stripe. Complete other shoulder.

NEXT ROW: Attach corresponding color in 1st s c, work 2 double knot sts, turn.

NEXT ROW; * Draw up a ½ inch loop on hook, Y O and pull through loop, drop loop, insert hook in 9th s c from left armhole edge on back, pull dropped st through s c, s c in single loop of st, single knot st, s c in s c at center of next double knot st, skip 3 s c, repeat from * 3 times ending last repeat with s c in beg of previous row. Work other side to correspond.

SLEEVES: Starting at armhole edge and with Moss ch 50 (58, 58), working in loop on wrong side of ch, s c in 2nd st and in each remaining st of ch, ch 1, turn.

2nd ROW: 1 s c in each s c, cut yarn.

3rd ROW: Attach same color as last armhole stripe in 1st s c, work double knot sts across row in same manner as Body section, turn.

4th ROW: Work in double knot sts, turn.

NEXT ROW: Attach Moss in s c at center of 1st double knot st, * ch 3, scat center of next double knot st, * ch 3, s c in next s c at center of next double knot st, repeat from * across row, join in 1st st, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROW: * 3 sc in next ch 3 loop, s c in next s c, repeat from * all around, join in 1st s cinch 3 loop; there are 48 (56, 56) s c, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROW: S c in each s c, join in 1st s c, cut yarn.

NEXT 2 ROWS: With next corresponding color below armhole, work in double knot st, turn.

NEXT ROW: Attach Moss in s c at center of last double knot st, ch 2, * sc in s c at center of next double knot st, ch 3, repeat from * ending with ch 2, join in 1st st, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROW: 2 sc in each ch 2 loop, 1 sc in each s c, 3 sc in each ch 3 loop, join, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROUND: Dec 1 s c in beg and end of round (to dec: insert hook in st, pull through, insert hook in next st, pull through, yarn over and pull through all loops at one time), 1 sc in each s c, join, cut yarn.

NEXT STRIPE: Attach next matching color below armhole in 3rd s c from beg (under sleeve) and work 2 rounds of double knot sts in same manner (1 less double knot st than previous round), turn.

NEXT MOSS STRIPE: Attach Moss in s c at center of last double knot st, work in same manner as 5th round of body section ending with ch 1, join in 1st st, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROUND: 1 sc inch 1 loop, 1 sc in each s c, 3 sc in each ch 3 loop, join in 1st s c, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROUND: 1 sc in each s c to within last 4 s c, dec 1 st twice, join in 1st s c, cut yarn.

NEXT STRIPE: Attach next matching color below armhole in 1st s c, work 2 rounds of double knot sts in same manner (1 less double knot st), turn.

NEXT MOSS STRIPE: Attach Moss in s c at center of last double knot st and complete same as last Moss stripe.

NEXT COLOR STRIPE: Work in same manner as previous stripe. Work last 5 rounds in established colors, once for size 34, twice for sizes 36 and 38.

NEXT ROW: (all sizes). Attach Moss in s c at center of last double knot st, * ch 2, s c in center of next double knot st, repeat from * all around, join, turn.

NEXT ROUND: 2 sc in each ch 2 loop, 1 sc in each s c, join in 1st s c, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROUND: S c in each s c, join in 1st s c, cut yarn.

FINISHING; Sew sleeves in position.

SIDE NECKBAND: With right side of garment toward you, attach Moss in side neckedge, work 4 sc in double knot stitch row, 3 sc in Moss row, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROW: 1 sc in each s c, ch 1, turn.

NEXT ROW: 1 sc in each s c, cut yarn. Sew both ends to front and back neckline. Complete other side of neckedge. Steam lightly.

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