The combination of class, beauty, and handmade is what gave rise to this crochet fitted sweater pattern! I’ve always wanted a classy sweater that can double as a Top and this is the perfect fit. It’s my Best Sweater to date, that I even made 2.
Materials for this crochet fitted sweater pattern
West Yorkshire Spinners Chunky Roving Re:treat yarn; 148m per 100g ball; 100% wool.
Sample in Calm (Purple) and Pure (Cream Color).
Color B (Purple): 5 (5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9); balls/skeins, #738, Calm, 500 (600, 700, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300) m
Color A (Cream): 2 (2, 4, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7, 8); balls/skeins, #010, Pure, 390 (400, 500, 590, 700, 800, 900, 1000, 1100) m
6 mm (size J/10), or size to obtain gauge.
Difficulty ♥♥ 2/5 Intermediate
14 sts x 18 rows = 10cm / 4” square in sc before blocking.
Gauge is crucial to this project, take time to check gauge
Tapestry needle and Crochet stitch marker for central point
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
Bust Measurement: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)”
Length of Top: 22 (24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36)”
Armhole Depth – 15 (16, 16.5, 17, 17.5, 18, 18.5, 18.5)”
Modelled Garment shown in size S, with 2.5cm/1” of positive ease
Stitches used for this pattern
Ch(s) – Chain(s)
Sc – Single Crochet
Sc2tog – Single Crochet 2 together
Dc – Double Crochet
Dc2tog – Double Crochet 2 together
FPhdc – Front post half double crochet
[RS] – Right side
[WS] – Wrong side
More Details about this Crochet fitted Sweater Pattern
1. Chains at the beginning of the rows do not count as a stitch.
2. To join next color, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over, pull through, having 2 loops on your hook, drop the color to be changed and pick up the new color, pull through the loops using the new color.
3. Keep unused yarn (color) on the wrong side, and make color changes on wrong sides also.
4. This pattern is crocheted using two different techniques; the front uses tapestry crochet while the back uses the common crochet stitches (DC).
5. This sweater is worked from bottom up.
6. Panels are worked back and forth without joining, after which both panels are joined together.
7. Shoulder is seemed together as well as the sides.
8. Sleeves are worked in rounds, as a continuation of the bodies.
- This sweater is worked in 3 sections.
- Section 1 -Front panel made using Tapestry crochet technique (sc all through), in rows.
- Section 2 – Back Panel – Made using Dc and Ch sts, in rows.
- Section 3 – Sleeves made in rounds.
- Front panel is sewed to the Back panel on the sides and the shoulder seams.
1. Length: increase or decrease the repeat rows on the front panel before splitting for armpit and also adjust the number of repeats for the armhole to your preference.
2. For a shorter sleeve – decrease the number of rounds.
3. For each of the panels, it is recommended that you measure the width, this should be half your bust measurement. If its too small/big, go up/down a size.