Crochet Unisex Sweater Pattern

It is with much pleasure to share this crochet unisex sweater pattern. I have designed this beauty for my husband and couldn’t be happier with the outcome.

The Tranquility Dawn sweater is the first crochet unisex sweater I have designed. Seeing the beautiful look of this sweater on both genders makes me excited.

I have always wanted a crochet sweater perfect for men, and when I made this version, all I wanted was to make another for myself. You would agree that finding crochet sweaters for men can be daunting.

This crochet unisex sweater pattern is so versatile. There are 3 different options as regards the number of buttons. You can either go one-third, two-thirds, or even full length with the buttons.

The tranquility dawn crochet unisex sweater is a paid pattern. You can get the pattern on either Ravelry or Etsy. Use the links below.

Crochet pattern on Ravelry

Unisex crochet sweater on Etsy

The tranquility dawn sweater can be made in a single color or in multiple colors. The prototype was made using self-striping yarn. I have pulled out the colors to fit the arrangement below.

The pattern was written with instructions on using multiple colors.

Some beautiful Photos from my pattern testers. I love all the beautiful colors and how they have pulled them together.

Material details for this unisex crochet sweater pattern


Hobbii Lollipop, #4 (20% Wool, 80% Acrylic, 350 m (382 yds)/ per 7 oz/200 g Ball) 

Estimated Total Yardage

1100 (1300, 1600, 1800, 2400, 2600, 2800, 3000) yards

Hook and other Materials

6 mm Crochet Hook

Buttons (4 – 10 pcs) 15 mm each. Gauge

14 sts over 9 Rows = 4 x 4” 

Before blocking.

Go up or down hook size if necessary, to obtain a gauge.

Instruction for gauge

Chain 16

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. 14 hdc

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in first st, Chdc in next 12 sts, hdc in next st, turn. 14 hdc

Rows 3 – 9: Rep Row 2

Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Similar #4 weight yarn can be substituted; please check the gauge.
  3. Chains at the beginning of the rows/rounds do not count as a stitch.
  4. Stitch count is written after each round with the smallest S written first and the other in the ().
  5. Stitch count written in black is for all sizes but at some points, the stitch counts are color-coded for clarity, i.e. S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
  6. The yarn is a cake with self-striping colors. I, however, planned my colors by using several cakes to get the Color combination I desired.

Difficulty Level – Intermediate

Terms – US Terminology

Stitches Abbreviations

Chain(s) – ch(s)

Half Double crochet – hdc

Crossed half double crochet – Chdc

Front post Half Double Crochet – FPhdc

Hdc in 3rd loop

Special stitch

Crossed hdc – skip next st, hdc in next st, crocheting over the hdc just made, work hdc into the skipped st.

Finished Measurement

Size(s) and color codes – S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL) 

Chest Measurement: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64)” 

Sweater Length: 24 (26, 27, 28, 29, 29, 30, 30)”

Armhole Depth: 9 (9, 10, 10.5, 11, 11.5, 12, 12.5)”


1.     Length of sweater: increase or decrease the repeats after splitting for the armhole opening.

2.     Armpit:

Too tight? Add a few rows/rounds before splitting for sleeves.

Too loose: Remove a few rows/rounds before splitting for sleeves.

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