Sweaters

Every fiber artist has dreamed of the perfect crochet sweater. Cozy up with Crochet Me as we discuss alternate finishing options, offer advice on the best yarn to use, show you the latest fashion trends, and so much more.

Forget-Me-Not Cardi

Forget-Me-Not Cardi

Go There Now The Forget-Me-Not Cardi: this tailored short-sleeve crochet cardigan with a face-flattering elongated collar is lightened with openwork at the cuff and hem. Designer Melissa Leapman Yarn Lizbeth Thread Size 3 (distributed by Handy Hands) (100% Egyptian cotton; 120 yds [110m]/1¾ oz [50g]): #601 white, 7 balls. Hook U.S. size D/3 (3.25mm) crochet hook, size 5 (1.9mm) steel hook (for invisible joins).…

Surfside Cardi

Surfside Cardi

Go There Now This versatile long cardigan crochet pattern was made with a beach walk in mind. The fitted top of the Surfside Cardi flares into pretty chevron waves for a flattering fit. Designer Lorna Miser Yarn King Cole Smooth (100% acrylic; 236 yds [216 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #930 pewter (A), #932 cobalt (B), #825 navy (C), 4 (5,…

Tigress Spiraling Bruges Lace Crochet Pullover, Continuous Crochet by Kristin Omdahl

Tigress Spiraling Bruges Lace Crochet Pullover

Go There Now This crochet bruges lace piece is created by spiraling a simple strip and making concentrated joins in four strategically placed increase points to create a shaped yoke. The rest of the crochet pullover is worked even in bruges lace spiral. If you are looking for a little spice in your skill set,…

Monticello Meadow Cropped Pineapple Crochet Cardi, Continuous Crochet by Kristin Omdahl

Monticello Meadow Cropped Pineapple Crochet Cardi

Go There Now Columns in an otherwise complicated crochet stitch pattern allow for ease in increasing invisibly. The yoke increases are added within the columns for super-easy instructions. The rest of the crochet cardi is worked even in pattern. A wonderful go-to layer that transcends seasons. Wear this beautiful lace topper in place of a…

Twilight Skies Pentagon Motif Yoke Cardigan, Continuous Crochet by Kristin Omdahl

Twilight Skies Pentagon Crochet Cardigan

Go There Now Openwork crochet motifs add visually stunning lace to the yoke, which frames the face beautifully. By making the motifs pentagons rather than squares, you not only add extra width at the lower edge (creating the increases required for a sweater yoke), but also give you a wonderful scalloped edge from which to…

Bed of Ferns Teardrop Lace Yoke Crochet Sweater, Continuous Crochet by Kristin Omdahl

Bed of Ferns Teardrop Lace Yoke Crochet Sweater

Go There Now I love the look of open lacework yokes over solid, opaque stitchwork body garments . This elongated stitch is so unusual to crochet, but once you get the hang of it it’s really simple. The increases are cleverly placed within the spaces between the teardrop stitches for a very simple and invisible…

Isle of Capri Motif Crochet Pullover, Continuous Crochet by Kristin Omdahl

Isle of Capri Motif Crochet Pullover

Go There Now Square crochet motifs make beautiful garments, albeit boxy ones. To create yoke shaping in this figure flattering crochet pullover, I implemented triangle motifs in the raglan corners to add increases and still maintain a beautiful lace pattern. This could be easily modified to make the sleeves or body longer as well. Most…

Beach Hoodie Crochet Pattern

Beach Hoodie

Go There Now Work up this top-down raglan sweater as you dream of your first beach trip of the season. The hoodie will keep your head warm as you seek out shells. DESIGNER Peter Franzi FINISHED SIZE 34¾ (38½ , 43¼ , 46¾ , 50¼ )” chest circumference. Garment shown measures 43¼ “, modeled with 12″ ease. YARN Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine…

Bristol Lace Cardigan Crochet Pattern

Bristol Lace Cardigan

Go There Now A shell-stitch border frames the delightfully feminine lacy body of this short-sleeve tee-style cardigan. This lightweight cardigan was inspired by that first breath of spring when you want to run for your summer clothes but admit that you need a sweater, too. Try working in a tonal or solid, rather than variegated yarn, for a look that is both tailored and feminine. Create…

Arrowhead Cardigan Crochet Pattern

Arrowhead Cardigan

Go There Now This top-down, seamless lacy cardigan works up quickly to create a lacy layer that elevates a basic tee and jeans. A snap with an accent button keeps this loose-fitting sweater with generous ease in place as you move through your day with style. DESIGNER Kathryn White FINISHED SIZE about 40¼ (46, 51¾ ) ” bust circumference. Garment shown measures 40¼ “,…