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Spiral Sweater
Lion Brand® Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: L32151 The earthy tones of Fishermen's Wool used to create this cozy shrug make this garment look professional and timeless. Designed by Rohn Strong.

SKILL LEVEL:  Experienced (Level 5)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Bust About 38 in. (96.5 cm) Finished Length About 38 in. (96.5 cm) Finished Length About 30 in. (76 cm) Sizing Note: An option is provided to customize the size. If making a larger size, additional yarn will be needed.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

150-126 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Nature's Brown

Dark chocolate brown


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Note: (A)

150-098 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Natural

Soft cream


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Note: (B)

150-202 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Birch Tweed

Oatmeal with flecks of cream, black, and tan


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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
One button
GAUGE:
16 sts and 16 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in sc using smaller hook. 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
rev sc (reverse single crochet) Single crochet worked from left to right (right to left, if left-handed).

Insert hook into next stitch to the right (left), under loop on hook, and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.

NOTES:
1.

Sweater is worked in one piece beg at center.

Directions are provided for how to make the Sweater larger.

Note that the Sweater is a circle, so as you increase the width, the length will also increase.

2.

All rounds are worked in continuous rounds with the RS always facing, and not joined at the end of each round.

3.

To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops to complete st.

Fasten off old color.

4.

When you see '– 12 sts' in the instructions, this lets you know how many sts you will have at the end of that specific row.


INSTRUCTIONS



STRIPE SEQUENCE: Work 7 in.

(18 cm) with A, 4 in.

(10 cm) with C, 6 in.

(15 cm) with B, and 2 in.

(5 cm) with C.

Sleeves are worked with A.



SWEATER With smaller hook and A, ch 2.

Rnd 1 (RS): Work 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl st in first sc.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, ch 3, *sc in next sc, ch 3; rep from * 5 more times – 7 ch-3 spaces at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3; rep from * 6 more times – 7 ch-3 sps and 14 sc.

Rnd 4: *Sk next sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3; rep from * 6 more times – 7 ch-3 sps and 21 sc.

Rnd 5: *Sk next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 4; rep from * 6 more times – 7 ch-4 sps and 28 sc.

Rnd 6: *Sk next sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 4; rep from * 6 more times – 7 ch-4 sps and 35 sc.

Rnd 7: *Sk next sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 5; rep from * 6 more times – 7 ch-5 sps and 42 sc.

Rnd 8: *Sk next sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5; rep from * 6 more times – 7 ch-5 sps and 49 sc.

Rnd 9: *Sk next sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 6; rep from * 6 more times – 7 ch-6 sps and 56 sc.

Rnd 10: *Sk next sc, sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 6; rep from * 6 more times – 7 ch-6 sps and 63 sc.

Rnds 11-30: Continue in established pattern, and following Stripe Sequence, inc 1 more sc every rnd and adding 1 more ch in ch-sps every other rnd – 7 ch-16 sps and 29 sc on each of 7 sides at the end of Rnd 30.



Sizing Note To make larger sizes, continue to add scs and chs in ch-sps on each rnd until piece is desired diameter, changing colors as desired.

When working armhole, ch the same number of sts as are in one complete (ch-sp and sc) section, adding 1 extra ch for underarm.



Rnd 31: Sc in each sc and ch around.

Fasten off.

Remove marker.

Armhole Shaping Rnd 32: Continuing to change color according to Stripe Sequence, join yarn with a sl st in last sc before next ch-sp, ch 46, sk next (ch-sp and sc) section and leave unworked for armhole, join with a sl st into first ch of next ch-sp, hdc in each sc across next (ch-sp and sc) section for back, ch 46, sk next (ch-sp and sc) section and leave unworked for armhole, join with a sl st into first ch of next ch-sp, hdc in each sc to end of rnd.

Place marker for new beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.



Body Shaping Rnd 33: Change to larger hook, hdc in each hdc and ch around.

Rnds 34-42: Hdc in each st around.

Rnds 43-46: Dc in each st around.

Rnd 47: Inc 11 sts evenly spaced around by working 2 dc in one st 11 times.

Rnds 48-51: Dc in each st around.



Sizing Note To increase the size of the Fronts and Collar, continue to add rnds of dc, inc 11 sts evenly spaced every 6 rnds until piece is desired length.



Last Rnd: Work in reverse sc (sc worked from right to left) in each st around, sl st to first st.

Fasten off.



SLEEVES (make 2) Rnd 1: With RS facing and larger hook, join A with an sc in first sk st at underarm, sc in each st and ch around armhole, join with a sl st in first st.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed – 91 sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (beg ch counts as a dc on this row and on all the rows of this pattern), dc in each st around.

Rnds 3-5: Dc in each st around.

Rnd 6: Dc2tog, dc in each st around – 90 dc.

Rnd 7: Rep Rnd 3.

Repeat Rnds 6 and 7 eight more times – 82 dc.

Next 2 Rnds: Rep Rnd 3.

Last Rnd: Change to B, ch 3, dc in each st around, sl st in top of first beg ch.

Edging Rnd: Change to A, slip st in each st around, sl to first st.

Fasten off.



FINISHING Button Loop With larger hook and C, ch 20.

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across.

Fasten off.

Fold loop in half and sew ends to left front of Sweater.

Sew button to right front opposite loop.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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