The crochet polo collared sweater , a polo style top is so trendy right here right now. I got some thing fun for you girl to get your hand on for the Christmas season.
They are a crochet polo style sweater free pattern with full step by step video tutorial with the easy peasy collar and you girl will be surprise how simple and easy the collared that you can make.
Simple & easy polo sweater style.
So they polo sweater itself is made from simple 4 pieces with 3 rectangle for 1 back panel and 2 for the sleeves for the front panel is a little bit different with the curve.
We use the very basic crochet stitch that you girl most familiar with it mostly half double crochet in back loop to create the beautiful ribbed effect for your sweater.
Make them in any size for this polo sweater.
This crochet polo collared sweater is can make them in any size they are made to measure by
start from measure your bust size for start the back panel first then we will work it up from there.
What kind of yarn you need for this crochet polo sweater with collar.
You can make this cute crochet collar polo style sweater with any kind of DK weight yarn for example, If you get cotton 100% or cotton bland yarn is perfect for hot and humid weather but they will give you less stretchy feel.
If you girl use any polyester yarn or polyester blend yarn will give more stretchy feel and soft comfy and warm to wear in the chilly cold day.
If you love this crochet collar polo sweater I also have another top that you will love.
Let get into the free pattern shall we?
– I used DK weight yarn around 1200 yard for size small to medium from bust size 30-34 inch.
– 4.0 mm crochet hook
– Sewing yarn needle
Gauge: 4 hdc = 1 inch
Skill and abbreviations
you will need to know how to make (American crochet term)
-sc which mean single crochet
-dc which mean double crochet
-hdc which mean half double crochet
-blo which mean crochet in back loop only
-1dec which mean crochet decrease = crochet 2 stitch together to become 1 stitch
-sk mean skip stitch
Finished Size Approximately:
This example polo sweater is made to fit size small to medium 30-34 inch bust size
For me the model wearing this piece, I am 4’9 feet tall, bust 32 inch.
Easy crochet polo sweater pattern.
The foundation chain is the length of your crochet polo sweater.
First let’s measure your bust size then divide by 2 for example my bust size is 32/2 so I will get 16 inch for my back panel, then I will add 2 more inch for loose fitting for my sweater . If you girl want your sweater to be loose fitting just add 2 more inch for your bust after dive by 2 or if you want any oversize sweater add 4 more inch.
See video tutorial for how to make them into your size.
Then start making foundation chain.
We will start with 50 chain I get about 13 inch long.
The foundation chain is can make in any number depend on how long you want you crochet polo sweater to be.
Row1. Make hdc in each chain across until the end of the row. chain 1 and turn.
Row2. Make hdc in each stitch across until the end of the row. chain 1 and turn.
Row3. repeat row2 until we get 18 inch wide for size s-m. then finished off leave long tail for sewing.
Now we will start to make a front panel with the first half then will make the second half later.
All size make the same start with chain 30.
For all size make the same from row1 -5 and more row for open neck.
Row1. make 1hdc in each chain across a until the end of the row. chain 1 and turn.
Row2. make 1hdc in each chain across a until the end of the row. chain 14 and turn.
Row3. make 2hdc in first chain and make 1hdc in each chain and in each st across until the end of the row chain 1 and turn.
Row4. make 1hdc in the first st and in each stitch across then in the last st make 2hdc to continue to make open neck until the end of the row. Chain 1 and turn.
Row5. make 2hdc in first st and make 1hdc in each st across until the end of the row chain 1 and turn.
Row 6 and more . repeat row4-5 to until the height of your front panel match the height of your back panel.
After we got the height of the front panel that match the height of the back panel then we will finished with the open neck line by stop crochet increase and we will start to create the shoulder for front panel by even it out just hdc in each st across until you match the wide of your back panel.
After we finished with the first half of the front panel then we will repeat the same for the second half of the front panel.
Assembly crochet polo sweater.
Lay the back and the front panel in flatted then use yarn needle for sewing to the shoulder and sewing on the side to create the armhole is 6-7 inch long.
Long sleeves and the cuff.
to create the sleeves the length of the foundation chain is about 50 chain depend on how long you want your sleeve to be.
row1. make hdc in each chain across until the end of the row, chain 1 and turn.
row2. make hdc in back loop only in each stitch across untill the end of the row. chain 1 and turn.
row3 and more repeat row3 until you get about14 inch or more that can firt around your armhole. Finished off and leave long tail for sewing.
after we finished 2 pieces of rectangle we will join each rectangle to create the circle after this we will attach the sleeve to the sweater by sewing.
Make the cuff.
To make the cuff we will make the ribbed band 2 pieces by Start with 10 chain then hdc in back loop only row after row until you got the length that match your upper arm and finished off.
Then we will attach the cuff to the sleeve by sewing use yarn needle.
make 1 piece.
To make the ribbed band by simple make the foundation 15-20 then make hdc in back loop row by row until you have the length enough the will match the length of your collar.
Then attach the band by sewing using yarn needle.
Make 2 small band for attach at the opening neck.
Jut simple chain in any number that match the length of your opening neck for 1 or 2 row in hdc. and attach them by sewing. See video tutorial after the collar add section.