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Textured Pullover

PDF Crochet Pattern

$3.99

Looking for a classic crochet pullover pattern? This simple, beginner-friendly crochet sweater is made from rectangles, with minimal shaping.

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PDF Pattern Includes:
9 pages of instructions
40 instructional photos
6-page Printer-Friendly Version without photos

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

You Will Need:

  • Approx. 1020 (1142, 1261, 1346, 1465, 1591, 1665, 1807, 1907) yards of soft #4 Worsted Weight yarn (I used Lion Brand Pound of Love, 1020 yards / 16 oz / 454 g per skein, 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins in Oxford Grey)

  • US Size J (6 mm) crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape
  • Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle

Sizing:

– Sizing follows the Craft Yarn Council’s standards for Women’s sizes.

– This sweater has a classic fit, with about 2”-3” (5-7.6 cm) of positive ease. Measure the bust of the wearer, and choose the size that is closest to the wearer’s bust measurement, under the title, “To Fit Bust”.

– Instructions and yarn requirements for size X-Small are given outside the parentheses, with Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, 3X, 4X, and 5X given inside the parentheses, like this:

X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X).

– When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

 

To Fit Bust:

X-Small: 30” (76 cm)

Small: 34” (86 cm)

Medium: 38” (96.5 cm)

Large: 42” (106.7 cm)

X-Large: 46” (116.8 cm)

2X: 50” (127 cm)

3X: 54” (137 cm)

4X: 58” (147 cm)

5X: 62” (157.5 cm)

 

Finished Bust / Back Length:

X-Small: 32 ¼” (81.9 cm) / 21 ¼” (54 cm)

Small: 36 ¾” (93.3 cm) / 21 ¾” (55.2 cm)

Medium: 41 ¼” (104.8 cm) / 22” (55.9 cm)

Large: 44 ¼” (112.4 cm) / 22 ¼” (56.5 cm)

X-Large: 48 ¾” (123.8 cm) / 22 ½” (57.2 cm)

2X: 53 ¼” (135.3 cm) / 22 ¾” (57.8 cm)

3X: 56 ¼” (142.9 cm) / 22 ¾” (57.8 cm)

4X: 60 ¾” (154.3 cm) / 23 ¼” (59 cm)

5X: 65 ¼” (165.7 cm) / 23 ¼” (59 cm)

 

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