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Side-To-Side Cowl Neck Sweater
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70210A
SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: XS, S/M, Large, 1X/2X
Finished Bust 32 (36, 44, 48) in. (81.5 (91.5, 112, 122) cm). Sweater will stretch to fit a wide range of sizes. Finished Length 35 (37 1/2, 39 1/2, 41) in. (89 (95.5, 100.5, 104) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
620-174 Wool-Ease Yarn: Avocado
Cool medium green
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13 hdc = 4 in. (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Sweater body is crocheted vertically in one piece, from right front side edge to right back side edge.
Sleeves are picked up around armhole and worked down towards wrist.
Work all stitches through back loop only of stitches of previous row.
SWEATER Body Ch 114 (122, 129, 134).
Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across – 113 (121, 128, 133) hdc.
*Row 2:Ch 2, turn, working in back loops only, hdc in each st across.
Sizes XS (S/M) onlyRep Row 2 until piece measures 16 (18) in.
(40.5 (45.5) cm) from beg.
Sizes (L, 1X/2X) only Row 3: Ch 2, turn, continuing to work in back loops only, hdc in first 48 sts, place marker for cowl, hdc in last (80, 85) sts.
Row 4: Rep Row 2.
Row 5 (short row): Ch 1, turn, sl st in first (48, 48) sts, hdc in next (80, 85) sts.Rep Rows 2-5 until Body section measures (22, 24) in.
(56, 61 cm), end with a Row 4.
**All Sizes Shape Armhole Row 1: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 45 (48, 48, 48) sts, ch 23 (25, 27, 29), skip next 23 (25, 27, 29) sts for armhole, hdc in last 45 (48, 53, 56) sts.
Row 2:Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across – 113 (121, 128, 133) hdc.
Rep from * to **.
Beg at lower edge, seam first row to last for 14 (14 1/2, 16, 17) in.
(35.5 (37, 40.5, 43) cm).
Leave next 7 (7 1/2, 8 1/2, 9) in.
(18 (19, 21.5, 23) cm) open for armhole, seam remaining 14 (15, 15, 15) in.
(35.5 (38, 38, 38) cm) for cowl.
SLEEVE (make 2) From right side, join yarn at underarm.
Rnd 1: Ch 2, work 46 (50, 56, 58) hdc evenly spaced around armhole; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, turn, working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rep last rnd until Sleeve measures 14 (15, 15, 16) in.
(35.5 (38, 38, 40.5) cm).
FINISHING Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
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