Blue weave crochet cardigan free pattern

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Hi everyone! Phew this blue weave crochet cardigan is finally finished!  It’s took so long to finished , I nearly give up and move on to another project but but  I manage to finished it!! wowww amazing me lol.

Well well well anway speaking of this pretty bright blue color blue weave crochet cardigan, they are made from just 2 rectangle!

How cool and easy is that gonna be? Did you see the stitch pattern? it look beautiful hey and they are very very easy too beginner friendly also.

The stitch use in this beginner friendly crochet cardigan called “mini leaf crochet stitch or sometime they called mm weave stitch” . This stitch is basically combination of slip stitch and double crochet.

I did pick up the pretty blue color and a cotton yarn but if you guys prefer wool blend or acrylic yarn that also fine as well.

I Love love this cardigan wear it everywhere when  I go out to shopping mall  and about in the chilling cold day.

Let’s get start!

– I used Lion brand 24/7 cotton  . I am using about  around 1,200 yard fit size small to Medium.( easy to adjust the size see pattern instruction below) yarn weight 4 worsted medium.

– 4   mm crochet hook

Sewing yarn needle

– stitch marker

Gauge:  2 mini leaf stitch  = 4 inch

Skill and abbreviations

You will need to know how to make

-slst which mean slip stitch

-dc  which mean double crochet

-Blo which mean crochet in back loop only

mini leaf stitch

If you don’t understand any technical crochet words, don’t worry I got you cover!

Here is a video titled ‘free crochet class on craftsy‘ and a free pdf file titled ‘the beginner’s guide to crochet‘. These will explain a lot for you.

Learn how to read crochet pattern and how to work single crochet free class on crativebug.

Finished Size Approximately:

 Small to medium ( Easy to adjust by add more chain to the foundation chain for bigger size)

For me the model wearing this piece, I am 4’9 feet tall.

Measurement.

of one rectangle.

44 inches long

10 inches wide

For the width: If you need to make it wider ( bigger size) simply add more chain in number multiple of 7.

For the length:  add more row.

Blue weave cardigan instruction.

Pick up crochet hook size 4 mm and Start of by making a slip knot Then make 49+1 chains  (foundation chain multiple of 7+1)

For size large make 64 chain, size XL make 78 chain, size 2xl make 99 chain, 3xl make 113 chain.

Row1.  *slst in each of  the next 7 ch,  then 1dc in each of the next 7 ch *  repeat from * to * across. ch1 and turn

Row2.  Blo, * 1dc in each of  the next 7st , slst in each of the next 7 st*  repeat from * to * across, ch1 . turn

Row3. Blo, * 1dc in each of  the next 7st , slst in each of the next 7 st*  repeat from * to * across, ch1 . turn

Row4.  Blo, *  slst in each of the next 7 st, 1dc in each of  the next 7st ,   *  repeat from * to * across, ch1 . turn

Row5.  Blo, *  slst in each of the next 7 st, 1dc in each of  the next 7st ,   *  repeat from * to * across, ch1 . turn

Row6 and beyond  repeat row 2-5  until your piece measures approximately 44 inches long , Fasten off.

repeat the same process for the second piece.

After finished 2 pieces of  rectangle , it’s time to assembly.

Assembly.

Center back Seam:

Lay 2 pieces of rectangles side by side. Now, using a yarn needle and whip stitch  to seam up the middle part together ( the center back panels, from the bottom up around 20-21 inches. Tie off and weave in ends.

Side Seams to create the arm hole:

Seam up each side of the  cardigan with a whip stitch or your prefer stitch method.  Leave for the arm hole about 5 inch long at the top upper end . You may adjust the how long of the arm hole to fit your size.

For the edging/collar.

For the collar we will worked along the edge of the opening of the cardigan back and forth in rows.

Start at the bottom front corner of the cardigan and  working around the back of the neck  to the bottom front corner on the other side where the second stitch marker place. (See photo below.)

Start by

Rejoin your yarn at the edge of the opening neck of the cardigan

Row1.  sc all around the opening neck of the cardigan.

Row2. ch2 turn, then make dc in each stitch across all around the opening neck of the cardigan.

Row3. ch2 turn, then make dc in each stitch across all around the opening neck of the cardigan.

Row4. ch2 turn, then make dc in same st then * ch1, skip1 st then dc in next st*  repeat this * to * across until the end of the row of  the opening neck of the cardigan.

Row5. ch2 turn, then make dc in each stitch across all around the opening neck of the cardigan.

Row6. ch2 turn, then make dc in each stitch across all around the opening neck of the cardigan. And fasten off and weave in end.

Sleeve for the arm.

Rejoin your yarn at any stitch of the arm hole.

Round1.  sc all around the opening of the armhole.

Round2.  make dc in each stitch all around the arm hole. on the armhole work in spiral donot join yarn.

Round3. Repeat row2 until your sleeve  measure around 14 inches long or your desired length. Fasten  off and weave in end.

Now enjoy your new cardigan.

If you make one I would love to see your creation tag me on Instagram!
Happy crocheting.
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Comments

  1. This is absolutely beautiful!!!

  2. Thank you so much Penney.

  3. I want to thank you for making your sweaters to a 3X size. I have a hard time finding sweater to that size. I just Love your work. You’re the greatest!!

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