Monday, October 22, 2007

Free Snowflake sweater pattern

Here's my first free pattern!
I've started crocheting almost two years ago, and i've adored it immediately.
This is one of my first designs and i'm really proud of it!
I sell the Snowflake sweater on my Etsy shop , but you can make your own with this free pattern. I hope it came out well, as it is the first pattern i've ever tried to write down!
Here it is:

TERMS: ch = chain
sc = simple crochet
hdc = half double crochet
blo = back-loop only
flo = front-loop only
sc2tog = simple crochet 2 chain together

I used 4.00 mm hook and 250-300 gr. fine weight yarn.

BACK:
Ribbing:
Ch 21.
Sc in the second ch from hook and across, ch 1, turn.
Sc every row working in blo until the piece misure 42cm.
After the last row don't brake off, but turn the hook for working on the long side of the ribbing.
Ch 1, work 44 sc on the long side, ch 2, turn.
Body:
Row one: work one hdc in the first ch and across, ch 2, turn.
Repeat row one until the body piece misures 40cm.

FRONT:
Ribbing:
work the same as back.
Left Side:
Row one: Hdc in 30 ch in flo, ch 1, turn.
Row two: work two hdc together, and one hdc in every ch, ch 2, turn.
Row three: hdc in each ch across, ch 1, turn.
Repeat rows two and three until the piece misure 40cm, as the back piece.
Right side:
Row one: hdc in blo 14 ch, and hdc in flo (behind the left front piece) 16 ch, ch 1, turn.
Row two: work two hdc together, and one hdc in every ch, ch 2, turn.
Row three: hdc in each ch across, ch 1, turn.
Repeat rows two and three until the piece misure 40cm, as the back piece.

SLEEVES (make two):
Ribbing:
Row one: ch 4, sc in second chain from hook and in the next two ch, ch 1, turn.
Row two: sc in blo each sc, ch 1, turn.
Repeat row two until the piece misure 26cm.
After the last row don't brake off, but turn the hook for working on the long side of the ribbing.
Shoulder:
Row one: ch 2, make two hdc in each ch 1 space, one hdc in the last space (for a total of 32 hdc,counting the first ch 2 as an hdc), turn.
Row two: ch 2, hdc in each hdc, ch 1, turn.
Rows three: 1 sc in the first hdc, sc2tog, one hdc in each hdc until the last 3 hdc, sc2tog, one sc in the last hdc, ch 1, turn.
Repeat row three until the sleeve misure 15cm (including the ribbing).

FINISHING:
Sew underarm and shoulder edges, sew sleeve's top around armholes and the edges of the sleeve's ribbing together.

13 comments:

Amilie said...

I love the design!!! You are soo talented. Thank you, I have found my xmas gift for at least two of my friends (as well as for myself of course).

craftysunday said...

I've been looking for a smart sweater to crochet- thank you for such a lovely pattern! I've just started the ribbed bottom...more to come!

Anonymous said...

Its a very beautiful design! How many meters per 50gr/100gr were there on your yarn?
I will try your free pattern. Thank you very much for your generousity!

creativeyarn said...

Hi,hem,anonymous..and thank you for your compliment!
I made this sweater last year so i haven't got the yarn's label anymore..but i think it was approximately 90 meters per 50gr, more or less.
I'm sorry i can't be more exact, and i hope i will see your Snowflake sweater soon!

Terri Lynn said...

Found you via Ravelry, vis Crochet Me! This design is very nice!!!! I am so printing it and taking to to my lys today!!!!!

Anonymous said...

What size is it?

creativeyarn said...

This fits a small/medium adult woman.
The circumference around bust is 79-80 cm/31-31.5 in, and the total lenght is approximately 56 cm/21 in.
Thanks for looking inside here!

Anonymous said...

Hey i was wondering what i would have to do to make this fit someone with a 35"
bust
help? :]

creativeyarn said...

Hi!
Well, you can try to make a longer back and front ribbing (like 44cm/17,3inches each), and then work more sc (instead of 44 as I did) on the longer side of ribbing.
The rest is the same..
Hope it will help, if you have more problems just contact me!

Anonymous said...

These are really wonderful patterns. I just love them so much! They will make WONDERFUL gifts. Thank you very very much for sharing them.

Regina said...

I just bought a lot of yarn on a impulse buy (it was on sale), and I couldn't find a good pattern for it until now. I think it'll look so cute. Thank you!

bevyk said...

your patterns are beautiful; thank you so much for sharing! for FREE, no less! I'm a bit of a neophyte in the world of crochet, but this pattern is very straightforward...I've finished the ribbing for the back, and can't wait to see how it all turns out. :)

Anonymous said...

Hi,
I just ran across all of your great patterns and had a few questions.
1) Will I be attaching the front ribbing to the left and right front sides?
2) I'm fairly new to crocheting, especially making garments and was wondering if you could tell me the name of a technique used to join pieces of a garment together or any good websites you may know of.

Thanks!