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|Materials Used||7 skeins (2.5 oz each) Lion Boucle "Parfait" Bulky yarn|
This sweater starts with 2 large solid granny squares. Then you sew the shoulder seams and the side seams. From there you add the bottom and the arms.
Solid Granny Square (Make 2):
Round 1: Ch 4, sl st tog. Ch 3, 2dc, ch 2. *3dc, ch 2. Repeat from * 2 more times. Sl st tog.
Round 2: Sl st over a st, ch 3, dc in next st. Corner: 2dc, ch 2, 2dc. 2 dc on the side and make corner again. Follow pattern around. Sl st tog.
Round 3: Ch 3, dc in the sts on the side, make corner same as other round. Follow pattern around. Sl st tog.
Round 4-8: Repeat Round 3.
After you have both squares, lay them right sides tog and sc 2 1/2" of each shoulder seam. Weave in all ends as you go. Note: do not tug on this yarn too hard. It will pull apart. Now sc 7" of each side seam. Weave in ends. Turn squares right side out.
Round 1: Attach yarn to the bottom of the square with a sl st. Now ch 3, dc in each st around the whole sweater. Sl st tog.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2dc in same st. *Skip 2 sts, 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next st. Repeat from * around. Sl st tog.
Round 3: Sl st over to ch 2 space from previous round, in that space 2dc, ch2, 2dc. *Skip to next ch 2 space and do 2dc, ch2, 2dc. Repeat from * around. Sl st tog.
Round 4-5: Repeat Round 3. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Round 1: Attach yarn to armhole, ch 3. Dc in each st around. Sl st tog.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in each st around. Sl st tog.
Round 3-17: Repeat Round 2.
Round 18: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Sl st tog and fasten off. Weave in all ends.
Repeat this process to other armhole.
© December 29, 2006 Christina Budd
This is my written pattern; please use it for personal use only. You may make the item and sell them, but pattern remains property of Christina Budd. And if you sell the finished product, please link back to and give credit to this the original pattern.