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'Late Night TV' Sweater
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 30134
As seen on the David Letterman show
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
Finished chest measurement 48 inches Length 26 inches
640-402 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Wheat
Cream with natural black fibers
Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 45.54
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size P-15 (10 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95
5 dc + 3 dc rows = 4 inches [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 is worked seamlessly in one piece from the top down.
Turning ch 2 at beg of rows does NOT count as a dc!
Shoulder Ch 32.
Row 1 (RS) Dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across - 30 dc.
Row 2 and all rows Ch 2 and turn - does not count as a dc, dc in each dc across - 30 dc.
Work even until piece measures 12 inches from beg or 9 rows total, pull loop long with about 6 inches of tail, cut yarn.
Shoulder Turn Back Yoke upside down.
Row 1 With RS facing, attach yarn to beg of underside of foundation ch, ch 2.
Working into bottoms of chs, dc in each of first 9 ch, ch 12, skip 12 ch, dc in each of last 9 ch.
Row 2 Ch 2 and turn - does not count as a dc, dc in each of first 9 dc, hdc in each of next 3 ch, sc in each of next 6 ch, hdc in each of next 3 ch, dc in each of last 9 dc - 30 sts.
Row 3 and all rows Ch 2 and turn - does not count as a dc, dc in each st across - 30 dc.
Work even until piece measures 12 inches from foundation ch or 9 rows total.
Join with slip st to beg of same row of Back Yoke, do not end off.
Go back to open loop at end of last row of Back Yoke, join with slip st to beg of same row of Front Yoke, fasten and end off this end of yarn.
All rounds Working in rounds from here on, ch 2 and turn - does not count as a dc, dc in each dc around - 60 dc, join with slip st to beg of round.
Work even until Body measures 14 inches, fasten off.
SLEEVES - Make 2
With RS facing, join yarn to underarm.
Sleeves are worked in the round.
Round 1 Ch 2 - does not count as a dc, work 15 dcs evenly spaced along one side of armhole and 15 dcs evenly spaced along other side of armhole - 30 dcs, join with slip st to beg of round.
Round 2 Ch 2 - does not count as a dc, dec first 2 dcs tog, dc in each dc to within last 2 dc, dec last 2 dcs tog - 28 dcs, join with slip st to beg of round.
Repeat Rounds 1 and 2 six more times.
Work 1 row of dc on remaining 14 sts, fasten off.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
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