Cuddly simple texture makes this baby sweater cozy to wear and relaxing to crochet. Minimal shaping makes the sweater a great one for first time garment makers!
Mission Falls 1824 Wool (CYCA #4), 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 82yds/ 50g:
MC: Surf, 6 (7, 9) balls
CC1: Squash, 1 ball
CC2: Oatmeal, 1 ball
I/9 (5.5mm) hk or hk needed to obtain gauge
Blocking pins and spray bottle
4 (5, 5 1/2)” sport zipper
Matching sewing thread and needle
sl st Slip Stitch
sc Single Crochet
hdc Half Double Crochet
t-ch Turning Chain
15 hdc x 10 rows= 4” x 4” in waffle stitch pattern
Pullover is sized for 12mth, 24mth, 4yr. Chest circumference is 24”, 26.5”, 29”. Shown in 24mth size.
When substituting yarns be sure not to use a heavy yarn (like cotton, bamboo, or silk) or the pullover will hang wrong. Good substitutes to the wool are acrylic or wool blends. Some recommended brands: Cascade Yarns Cash Vero Aran, Valley Yarns Valley Superwash, Berroco Comfort, and Berroco Vintage.
Pattern was originally published in Mission Falls Goes Crochet. Only the stitch pattern is diagrammed.
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