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Crochet a Beautiful Lace Sleeve Sweater

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Are you looking for an exciting project to show off your crochet skills? This Lace Sleeve Crochet Sweater is size-inclusive pattern will fit anyone from XS to 5X, so everyone can make their own cozy pullover.

We’ve chosen the perfect yarn for this project: Heatherly Sport! This sleek, lightweight yarn comes in a variety of colors, so no matter your favorite style you’ll be able to find something that speaks to you. The softness and drape of this yarn make it ideal for a comfortable sweater. And if you love top-down style sweaters, then you will enjoy creating the Macchiato Crochet Poncho and add an accessory with the Macchiato Crochet Beanie.

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Grab your hooks, pick out your color of Heatherly Sport, and join our CAL today! You’ll be amazed at how quickly you can make a sweater that looks as if it was knitted.

We’ve made the assembly process as simple as possible. Find full instructions for the pattern on our website. Plus, we have video tutorials available in case you get stuck! Our crochet community will also be here to help you out every step of the way.

We can’t wait to see what you create! Happy crocheting!

Also, don't forget to share your progress with #lovelylacecal on social media and tag us. We would love to see your work in progress!

Tips and Tricks for Crocheting a Sweater

Are you intimidated by the thought of crocheting a sweater? Don’t worry; we’ve got some tips to get you started.

First, read over the pattern thoroughly before beginning so that you understand each step. If you’re still confused, take a look at the video tutorials!

It’s also important to pay attention to gauge when crocheting a sweater. The pattern should tell you what size hook and yarn weight is necessary for your garment to fit properly. Take some time during the beginning of the project to make sure that your gauge matches what’s listed in the pattern.

Finally, make sure to take breaks while making your sweater! This will help ensure you don’t become overwhelmed or burned out during the project. It also gives you time to look back and objectively at your progress so you can troubleshoot issues quickly if they arise.

We hope these tips help make your sweater-crocheting journey as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Don’t forget to join our CAL and show us what you create! #lovelylacecal

How to Choose the Perfect Yarn for a Crochet Sweater

Choosing the right yarn for your crochet project can be a daunting task. You want to make sure that you pick something that will look and feel great, but how do you know which yarn is the right one? Get a full Yarn Guide when you upgrade to the Lovely Lace VIP Experience!

When it comes to crochet sweaters, there are a few things to consider when selecting your yarn. First, decide if you want a lightweight or chunky knit sweater. Then, consider what type of fiber you’d like—such as wool, cotton, or acrylic. And how a fiber might effect the drape and stretch.

Once you know what kind of yarn you’re looking for, it’s time to look at the colors and textures available. Choose something that speaks to your style, but make sure it will work with the pattern you want to use.

Finally, pick a yarn that is soft and has a good drape. This will help your finished garment look smooth and professional.

We recommend Heatherly Sport for this crochet along project—it’s lightweight, comes in many colors, and has the perfect combination of texture and drape for a beautiful sweater.

Show Off Your Crochet Sweater with Style

Once you’ve completed your lovely lace sleeve sweater, it’s time to show off your hard work! Whether you want to dress up your sweater or keep it casual, there are many ways to style this versatile garment.

Start by adding a statement necklace or scarf to your look. This will give the sweater a bit of sparkle and draw attention to the beautiful lace sleeve stitch!

If you’re feeling adventurous, try adding a belt around the waistline.

Keep your accessories and shoes simple so that they don’t detract from the intricate lace stitch of the sweater. A pair of hoop earrings, ballet flats, sneakers, or ankle boots can all be great options.

Don’t forget to take pictures of your finished project and share them on social media with the hashtag #lovelylacecal! We would love to see how you style your sweater and show it off for all the world to see.

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Joining a Crochet Along: FAQs

Are you ready to join our CAL but still have some questions? We’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions to help make sure that you have everything you need before you start your project.

Q: What do I need to get started?

  • A: You’ll need the Heatherly Sport yarn and a crochet hook in the size recommended by the pattern. It is also helpful to have stitch markers, a tapestry needle, and scissors.

Q: How long will it take me to make this sweater?

  • A: It depends on your skill level and how much time you have available. Generally, most people can complete the project within a few weeks or less!

Q: Where can I get help if I get stuck?

  • A: We’ll have a dedicated crochet community here to help you out every step of the way. Plus, we have video tutorials available in case you need extra guidance.

Q: What if I don’t finish my finished sweater in time for the deadline?

  • A: That’s okay! You can still join in and follow along with us. There’s no pressure to finish by the deadline—just have fun and take your time!

We hope these FAQs help make joining our CAL easier and less intimidating. Now that you know what to expect, grab your hooks and prepare for a cozy crochet sweater-making journey!

Video Tutorial for the Lovely Lace Long Sleeve Sweater

Supplies You Will Need

Crochet Hook:
E (3.5mm) & G (4.0mm) Crochet Hook or hook to meet gauge.
The 3.5 mm hook will be used for the neck ribbing, and 4.0mm for the rest of the sweater.

Notions:
Removable stitch markers if needed
Yarn needle to weave in ends
Scissors
Winding Kit to Cake Yarn

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Yarn:
WeCrochet Heatherly Sport
80% Acrylic, 20% Merino Wool,
328yds/100g

Yardage:
1025 (1075, 1250, 1400, 1500) (1800, 2075, 2225, 2400) yds
4 (4, 4, 5, 5) (6, 7, 7, 8) hanks of yarn

Yarn Substitutions
Cotton Kings
100% Cotton, 875yds/200g
Weight: Sport
Shown as a short sleeve in images.

Brava Sport
100% Premium Acrylic, 340yds/100g

Wool Of The Andes Sport
100% Peruvian Highland Wool,
137yds/50g

Upcycle Alpaca Blend Sport
33% Alpaca, 34% Wool, 33% Acrylic
273yds/100g

Galileo
50% Merino Wool, 50% Viscose from
Bamboo 131yds/50g

Abbreviations/Stitches:
blo - back loop only
ch - chain
pm - place marker
ssc - split single crochet
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
st(s) - stitch(es)

Gauge:
17 sts and 18 rows = 4" by 4" in sc

Gauge Swatch:
Working a gauge swatch will let you know if you have the correct sizing for this pattern.

A gauge swatch is a fantastic way to familiarize yourself with the stitches used in this project and the perfect opportunity to perfect your stitch work and make it look flawless.

If you are struggling to match the gauge, visit What Is Gauge and How To Fix It.

Gauge Swatch Instructions:
Row 1: Ch 20, sc in the 2nd ch from the hook and in the remaining across, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc in each st across, turn.

Repeat Row 2 until there are 20 rows. Measure your swatch and adjust as needed.

Construction
The Lovely Lace Crochet Sweater is a Raglan design with a seamless top-down construction. It begins at the neckline and is then worked at increases until there is a sleeve cap that becomes the shoulder of the garment. It is then divided into body and sleeves, each worked continuously.

Measurements/Sizes:
XS (S, M, L, 1X) (2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
To fit chest: 32 (34, 38, 42, 46) (50, 54, 58, 62)
Actual measurements are in schematic.

Finished Measurements:
35 (37, 40, 44, 47) (52, 55, 59, 62) After Ease
This crochet sweater is meant to be a fitted design.

Skill Level:
Intermediate

Notes for the Lovely Lace Sleeve Crochet Sweater

Measure Your Body For the Best Fit

• A ch 1 at the beginning of a sc row is not needed as this will be worked continuously.

• The ch 3 space in the Established Lace Sleeve Stitch Instructions will count as 1 st.

• This is a top-down raglan-style sweater. We will start with the neck ribbing in rows and then join to work in the round. 4 markers will be placed for increases and moved up each round, and a lace stitch panel will be worked in the sleeve section.

• After the yoke is created, the sweater will be divided into the sleeves and body. The body will be worked in simple single crochet and can be shaped on the sides with increases or decreases as desired. It will be finished with a ribbing along the bottom.

• Next, we will come back to work the sleeves. The established lace panel will be worked all the way down the sleeve while also decreasing. A natural sleeve edge will be left at the wrist. This sweater is fitted go up a size for a more relaxed fit and ease.

• The instructions and stitch counts are given for the smallest size, with the larger sizes in brackets ( ).

• Before you dive into your project, take a moment to identify the stitch and row counts that match the size you're making.

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Lace Sleeve Sweater Schematic

Crochet Chart for the Lace Sleeve Sweater

Crochet Chart With Row Guides

Established Lace Sleeve Stitch Instructions

This section is worked across 17 sts and is a 5-row repeat.
Rnd 1: Ssc 1, blo sc 1, ssc 4, skip 1, ssc 1, ch 3, blo sc 1, ch 3, ssc 1, skip 1, ssc 4, blo sc 1, ssc 1.

Rnd 2: Ssc 1, blo sc 1, ssc 3, skip 1, ssc 1, ch 3, sc in previous ch-space, blo sc 1, sc in previous ch-space, ch 3, ssc 1, skip 1, ssc 3, blo sc 1, ssc 1.

Rnd 3: Ssc 1, blo sc 1, ssc 2, skip 1, ssc 1, ch 3, sc in previous ch-space, ssc 1, blo sc 1, ssc 1, sc in previous ch-space, ch 3, ssc 1, skip 1, ssc 2, blo sc 1, ssc 1.

Rnd 4: Ssc 1, blo sc 1, ssc 1, skip 1, ssc 1, ch 3, sc in previous ch-space, ssc 2, blo sc 1, ssc 2, sc in previous ch-space, ch 3, ssc 1, skip 1, ssc 1, blo sc 1, ssc 1.

Rnd 5: Ssc 1, blo sc 1, skip 1, ssc 1, ch 3, sc in previous ch-space, ssc 3, blo sc 1, ssc 3, sc in previous ch-space, ch 3, ssc 1, skip 1, blo sc 1, ssc 1.

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Written Crochet Instructions for the Lovely Lace Sleeve Sweater

Neck Ribbing for Easy Crochet Sweater
Use hook size E (3.5mm).
Row 1: Ch 6, starting in the second chain from the hook blo sc 5, turn. | (5 sts)

Row 2: Ch 1 (turning chain, does not count as a stitch), in blo sc in each stitch across, turn.

Repeats: Repeat Row 2 until there are a total of 110 (110, 110, 114, 114) (120, 120, 124, 124) rows.
Join last row to the beginning row by slip stitching through blo of the first and last row at the same time.

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Yoke of the Crochet Sweater
Use size G (4.0mm) hook for the remainder of the pattern.
This first will slip stitches along the edge of the neck ribbing while also markers for the raglan increasing. Work the sl sts as one per row. Do not join and work continuously.

Rnd 1: Sl st in first and pm. sl in the next 40 (40, 40, 40, 40) (43, 43, 45, 45), sl st in next and pm, sl st in next 13 (13, 13, 15, 15) (15, 15, 15, 15), sl st in next and pm, sl st in the next 40 (40, 40, 40, 40) (43, 43, 45, 45), sl st in next and pm, sl st in the last 13 (13, 13, 15, 15) (15, 15, 15, 15) sts. | 110 (110, 110, 114, 114) (120, 120, 124, 124) sts.
For the remaining rounds, sc in the marked stitch and move up stitch marker.

Rnd 2: Work this entire rnd in the blo: sc in first and pm, (2 sc in next, sc until one st before the next st marker, 2 sc in next, sc 1 and pm) three times, 2 sc in next, sc until the last st in the rnd, 2 sc in last. | 118 (118, 118, 122, 122) (128, 128, 132, 132) sts

Sizes XS, S, M:
Rnd 3: *Sc 1 in marked st and pm, 2 sc in next, sc until one st before the next st marker, 2 sc in next, sc 1 and pm, blo 2 sc in next, ssc 4, skip 1, ssc in next, ch 3, blo sc 1, ch 3, ssc 1, skip 1, ssc 4, blo sc 2 in next; repeat from * one more time. | 126 (126, 126, 130) sts

Rnd 4: *Sc 1 in marked st and pm, sc until the next st marker, sc 1 and pm, ssc 1, blo sc 1, ssc 3, skip 1, ssc 1, ch 3, sc in previous ch-space, blo sc 1, sc in previous ch-space, ch 3, ssc 1, skip 1, ssc 3, blo sc 1, ssc 1; repeat from * one more time.

Rnd 5: *Sc 1 in marked st and pm, 2 sc in next, sc until one st before the next st marker, 2 sc in next, sc 1 and pm, 2 ssc in next st, blo sc 1, ssc 2, skip 1, ssc 1, ch 3, sc in previous ch-space, ssc 1, blo sc 1, ssc 1, sc in previous ch-space, ch 3, ssc 1, skip 1, ssc 2, blo sc 1, 2 ssc in next; repeat from * one more time. | 134 (134, 134, 138,)sts

Sizes L, 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x
Rnd 3: *Sc 1 in marked st and pm, 2 sc in next, sc until one st before the next st marker, 2 sc in next, sc 1 and pm, sc 2 in next, blo sc 1, ssc 4, skip 1, ssc in next, ch 3, blo sc 1, ch 3, ssc 1, skip 1, ssc 4, blo sc 1, sc 2 in next; repeat from * one more time. | - (-, -, 130, 130) (136, 136, 140, 140) sts. Go to repeats

Yoke Repeats of the Crochet Sweater
For the rest of the yoke, increases are spaced as evenly as possible. Follow the instructions below for your size.
I have also included which Established Lace Sleeve Rnd from the notes section should be worked on which yoke rnd, this is indicated as: L1 = Lace Sleeve Round 1, or L2 = Lace Sleeve Round 2.

How To Work Non-increasing and Increasing Rounds:
Non-increase Rnd: *Sc 1 in marked st and move pm up, sc until the next st marker, sc 1 and move pm up, sc until the established lace sleeve sts and work in pattern, sc until one st before the next st marker; repeat from * one more time.

Increase Rnd: *Sc 1 in marked st and move pm up, 2 sc in next, sc until one st before the next st marker, 2 sc in next, sc 1 and move pm up, 2 sc in next, sc until the established lace sleeve sts and work in pattern, sc until the next st marker, 2 sc in next; repeat from * one more time. (increases st count by 8 sts)

Handy Tip: Check Gauge!

Did you know that our tension can vary depending on our moods? To ensure that our garments turn out just right, let's make sure we maintain consistent sizing. A quick tip is to check the gauge every 10-20 rows and make any necessary adjustments. Let's keep our crochet game on point!

XS - Yoke Repeats
Rnd 6: Increase, 142 sts / L4
Rnd 7: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 8: Increase, 150 sts / L 1
Rnd 9: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 10: Increase, 158 sts / L3
Rnd 11: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 12: Increase, 166 sts / L5
Rnd 13: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 14: Increase, 174 sts / L2
Rnd 15: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 16: Increase, 182 sts / L4
Rnd 17: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 18: Increase, 190 sts / L1
Rnd 19: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 20: Increase, 198 sts / L3
Rnd 21: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 22: Increase, 206 sts / L5
Rnd 23: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 24: Increase, 214 sts / L2
Rnd 25: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 26: Non-increase / L4

S - Yoke Repeats
Rnd 6: Increase, 142 sts / L4
Rnd 7: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 8: Increase, 150 sts / L1
Rnd 9: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 10: Increase, 158 sts / L3
Rnd 11: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 12: Increase, 166 sts / L5
Rnd 13: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 14: Increase, 174 sts / L2
Rnd 15: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 16: Increase, 182 sts / L4
Rnd 17: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 18: Increase, 190 sts / L1
Rnd 19: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 20: Increase, 198 sts / L3
Rnd 21: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 22: Increase, 206 sts / L5
Rnd 23: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 24: Increase, 214 sts / L2
Rnd 25: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 26: Increase, 222 sts / L4
Rnd 27: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 28: Increase, 230 sts / L1
Rnd 29: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 30: Non-increase / L3

M - Yoke Repeats
Rnd 6: Increase, 142 sts / L4
Rnd 7: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 8: Increase, 150 sts / L1
Rnd 9: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 10: Increase, 158 sts / L3
Rnd 11: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 12: Increase, 166 sts / L5
Rnd 13: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 14: Increase, 174 sts / L2
Rnd 15: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 16: Increase, 182 sts / L4
Rnd 17: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 18: Increase, 190 sts / L1
Rnd 19: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 20: Increase, 198 sts / L3
Rnd 21: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 22: Increase, 206 sts / L5
Rnd 23: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 24: Increase, 214 sts / L2
Rnd 25: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 26: Increase, 222 sts / L4
Rnd 27: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 28: Increase, 230 sts / L1
Rnd 29: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 30: Increase, 238 sts / L3
Rnd 31: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 32: Increase, 246 sts / L5
Rnd 33: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 34: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 35: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 36: Non-increase / L4

L - Yoke Repeats
Rnd 4: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 5: Increase, 138 / L3
Rnd 6: Increase, 146 sts / L4
Rnd 7: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 8: Increase, 154 sts / L1
Rnd 9: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 10: Increase, 162 sts / L3
Rnd 11: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 12: Increase, 170 sts / L5
Rnd 13: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 14: Increase, 178 sts / L2
Rnd 15: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 16: Increase, 186 sts / L4
Rnd 17: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 18: Increase, 194 sts / L1
Rnd 19: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 20: Increase, 202 sts / L3
Rnd 21: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 22: Increase, 210 sts / L5
Rnd 23: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 24: Increase, 218 sts / L2
Rnd 25: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 26: Increase, 226 sts / L4
Rnd 27: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 28: Increase, 234 sts / L1
Rnd 29: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 30: Increase, 242 sts / L3
Rnd 31: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 32: Increase, 250 sts / L5
Rnd 33: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 34: Increase, 258 sts / L2
Rnd 35: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 36: Increase, 266 sts / L4
Rnd 37: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 38: Increase, 274 sts / L1
Rnd 39: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 40: Increase, 282 sts / L3
Rnd 41: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 42: Non-increase / L5

1X - Yoke Repeats
Rnd 4: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 5: Increase, 138 / L3
Rnd 6: Increase, 146 sts /L4
Rnd 7: Increase, 154 sts / L5
Rnd 8: Increase, 162 sts / L1
Rnd 9: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 10: Increase, 170 sts / L3
Rnd 11: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 12: Increase, 178 sts / L5
Rnd 13: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 14: Increase, 186 sts / L2
Rnd 15: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 16: Increase, 194 sts / L4
Rnd 17: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 18: Increase, 202 sts / L1
Rnd 19: Increase, 210 sts / L2
Rnd 20: Increase, 218 sts / L3
Rnd 21: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 22: Increase, 226 sts / L5
Rnd 23: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 24: Increase, 234 sts / L2
Rnd 25: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 26: Increase, 242 sts / L4
Rnd 27: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 28: Increase, 250 sts / L1
Rnd 29: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 30: Increase, 258 sts / L3
Rnd 31: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 32: Increase, 266 sts / L5
Rnd 33: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 34: Increase, 274 sts / L2
Rnd 35: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 36: Increase, 282 sts / L4
Rnd 37: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 38: Increase, 290 sts / L1
Rnd 39: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 40: Increase, 398 sts / L3
Rnd 41: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 42: Increase, 306 sts / L5
Rnd 43: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 44: Increase, 314 sts / L2

2X - Yoke Repeats
Rnd 4: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 5: Increase, 144 / L3
Rnd 6: Increase, 152 sts / L4
Rnd 7: Increase, 160 sts / L5
Rnd 8: Increase, 168 sts / L1
Rnd 9: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 10: Increase, 176 sts / L3
Rnd 11: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 12: Increase, 184 sts / L5
Rnd 13: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 14: Increase, 192 sts / L2
Rnd 15: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 16: Increase, 200 sts / L4
Rnd 17: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 18: Increase, 208 sts / L1
Rnd 19: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 20: Increase, 216 sts / L3
Rnd 21: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 22: Increase, 224 sts / L5
Rnd 23: Increase, 232 sts / L1
Rnd 24: Increase, 240 sts / L2
Rnd 25: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 26: Increase, 248 sts / L4
Rnd 27: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 28: Increase, 256 sts / L1
Rnd 29: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 30: Increase, 264 sts / L3
Rnd 31: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 32: Increase, 272 sts / L5
Rnd 33: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 34: Increase, 280 sts / L2
Rnd 35: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 36: Increase, 288 sts / L4
Rnd 37: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 38: Increase, 296 sts / L1
Rnd 39: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 40: Increase, 304 sts / L3
Rnd 41: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 42: Increase, 312 sts / L5
Rnd 43: Increase, 320 sts / L1
Rnd 44: Increase, 328 sts / L2
Rnd 45: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 46: Increase, 336 sts / L4

3X - Yoke Repeats
Rnd 4: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 5: Increase, 144 / L3
Rnd 6: Increase, 152 sts / L4
Rnd 7: Increase, 160 sts / L5
Rnd 8: Increase, 168 sts / L1
Rnd 9: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 10: Increase, 176 sts / L3
Rnd 11: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 12: Increase, 184 sts / L5
Rnd 13: Increase, 192 sts / L1
Rnd 14: Increase, 200 sts / L2
Rnd 15: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 16: Increase, 208 sts / L4
Rnd 17: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 18: Increase, 216 sts / L1
Rnd 19: Increase, 224 sts / L2
Rnd 20: Increase, 232 sts / L3
Rnd 21: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 22: Increase, 240 sts / L5
Rnd 23: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 24: Increase, 248 sts / L2
Rnd 25: Increase, 256 sts / L3
Rnd 26: Increase, 264 sts / L4
Rnd 27: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 28: Increase, 272 sts / L1
Rnd 29: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 30: Increase, 280 sts / L3
Rnd 31: Increase, 288 sts / L4
Rnd 32: Increase, 296 sts / L5
Rnd 33: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 34: Increase, 304 sts / L2
Rnd 35: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 36: Increase, 312 sts / L4
Rnd 37: Increase, 320 sts / L5
Rnd 38: Increase, 328 sts / L1
Rnd 39: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 40: Increase, 336 sts / L3
Rnd 41: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 42: Increase, 344 sts / L5
Rnd 43: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 44: Increase, 352 sts / L2
Rnd 45: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 46: Increase, 360 sts / L4
Rnd 47: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 48: Increase, 368 sts / L1

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4X - Yoke Repeats
Rnd 4: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 5: Increase, 148 / L3
Rnd 6: Increase, 156 sts / L4
Rnd 7: Increase, 164 sts / L5
Rnd 8: Increase, 172 sts / L1
Rnd 9: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 10: Increase, 180 sts / L3
Rnd 11: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 12: Increase, 188 sts / L5
Rnd 13: Increase, 196 sts / L1
Rnd 14: Increase, 204 sts / L2
Rnd 15: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 16: Increase, 212 sts / L4
Rnd 17: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 18: Increase, 220 sts / L1
Rnd 19: Increase, 228 sts / L2
Rnd 20: Increase, 236 sts / L3
Rnd 21: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 22: Increase, 244 sts / L5
Rnd 23: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 24: Increase, 252 sts / L2
Rnd 25: Increase, 260 sts / L3
Rnd 26: Increase, 268 sts / L4
Rnd 27: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 28: Increase, 276 sts / L1
Rnd 29: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 30: Increase, 384 sts / L3
Rnd 31: Increase, 292 sts / L4
Rnd 32: Increase, 300 sts / L5
Rnd 33: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 34: Increase, 308 sts / L2
Rnd 35: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 36: Increase, 316 sts / L4
Rnd 37: Increase, 324 sts / L5
Rnd 38: Increase, 332 sts / L1
Rnd 39: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 40: Increase, 340 sts / L3
Rnd 41: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 42: Increase, 348 sts / L5
Rnd 43: Increase, 356 sts / L1
Rnd 44: Increase, 364 sts / L2
Rnd 45: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 46: Increase, 372 sts / L4
Rnd 47: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 48: Increase, 380 sts / L1
Rnd 49: Increase, 388 sts / L2
Rnd 50: Increase, 396 sts / L3

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5X - Yoke Repeats
Rnd 4: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 5: Increase, 148 / L3
Rnd 6: Increase, 156 sts / L4
Rnd 7: Increase, 164 sts / L5
Rnd 8: Increase, 172 sts / L1
Rnd 9: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 10: Increase, 180 sts / L3
Rnd 11: Increase, 188 sts / L4
Rnd 12: Increase, 196 sts / L5
Rnd 13: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 14: Increase, 204 sts / L2
Rnd 15: Increase, 212 sts / L3
Rnd 16: Increase, 220 sts / L4
Rnd 17: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 18: Increase, 228 sts / L1
Rnd 19: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 20: Increase, 236 sts / L3
Rnd 21: Increase, 244 sts / L4
Rnd 22: Increase, 252 sts / L5
Rnd 23: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 24: Increase, 260 sts / L2
Rnd 25: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 26: Increase, 268 sts / L4
Rnd 27: Increase, 276 sts / L5
Rnd 28: Increase, 284 sts / L1
Rnd 29: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 30: Increase, 292 sts / L3
Rnd 31: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 32: Increase, 300 sts / L5
Rnd 33: Increase, 308 sts / L1
Rnd 34: Increase, 316 sts / L2
Rnd 35: Non-increase / L3
Rnd 36: Increase, 324 sts / L4
Rnd 37: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 38: Increase, 332 sts / L1
Rnd 39: Increase, 340 sts / L2
Rnd 40: Increase, 348 sts / L3
Rnd 41: Non-increase / L4
Rnd 42: Increase, 356 sts / L5
Rnd 43: Non-increase / L1
Rnd 44: Increase, 364 sts / L2
Rnd 45: Increase, 372 sts / L3
Rnd 46: Increase, 380sts / L4
Rnd 47: Non-increase / L5
Rnd 48: Increase, 388 sts / L1
Rnd 49: Non-increase / L2
Rnd 50: Increase, 396 sts / L3
Rnd 51: Increase, 404 sts / L4
Rnd 52: Increase, 412 sts / L5

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Splitting the Body & Sleeves
Rnd 1: Sc in the first st and mark it as the beginning of the round, sc 66 (7o, 74, 82, 90) (97, 105, 113, 117), sc in next and remove marker, ch 6 (6, 8, 8, 8) (10, 10, 11, 11), skip 39 (43, 47, 57, 65) (69, 77, 83, 87), sc in next and remove marker*; repeat from * to *. | 148 (156, 168, 184, 200) (218, 234, 252, 260) body sts.

Crocheting the Body of the Sweater
Work the body in single crochet until the desired length. If shaping is desired, sc2tog on each side of the body every few rows to decrease around the waist and then increase towards the hips, placing 2 sc sts in one st on each side.

The sample in the images is 11 inches from the underarm to the bottom ribbing.

Bottom Ribbing of Sweater
Row 1: Ch 9, sc in second chain from hook and across the chains to body of the sweater, sl st the next 2 sts on the body edge (these do not count as sts), turn. | 8 sts

Row 2: Skip the 2 sts from the body edge, in blo sc in each st across until the last st, sc in both loops of the last st, turn. | 8 sts

Row 3: Ch 1 (does not count as a stitch), sc through both loops of the first st, blo sc in each st across, sl st the next 2 sts along the body edge, turn.

Repeats: Repeat Rows 2-3 around the bottom of the Sweater body. Join the last row to the beginning row by slip stitching through blo of first and last row at the same time with the WS facing.

Lovely Lace Sweater Sleeves
Rnd 1: Join the yarn to the center of the underarm, sc until the established lace sleeve stitches, work the established lace sleeve stitches in pattern, sc until the end of the round; do not join and work continuously. Tip: Be careful to miss any stitches or pick up any extras; check your stitch count. | 45 (49, 55, 65, 73) (77, 87, 93, 97) sts

The remaining sleeve rounds will be decreased to the cuff. You can adjust as needed for your fit, add or reduce the number of rnds for a custom sleeve length.
Size XS: Decrease (sc2tog on the underside of the sleeve) on every 9th rnd, 4 times, this will be on rnds (9, 18, 27, 36), and then decrease on every 10th rnd, 4 times, this will be on rnds (46, 56, 66, 76). This will be a total of 76 rnds, ending with 37 sts at the wrist.

Size Small: Decrease (sc2tog on the underside of the sleeve) on every 9th rnd, 4 times, this will be on rnds (9, 18, 27, 36), and then decrease on every 10th rnd, 4 times, this will be on rnds (46, 56, 66, 76). This will be a total of 76 rnds, ending with 41 sts at the wrist.

Size Medium: Decrease (sc2tog on the underside of the sleeve) on every 5th rnd, 8 times, this will be on rnds (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40), and then decrease on every 6th rnd, 6 times, this will be on rnds (46, 52, 58, 64, 70, 76). This will be a total of 76 rnds, ending with 41 sts at the wrist.

Size Large: Decrease (sc2tog on the underside of the sleeve) on every 3rd rnd, 20 times, this will be on rnds (3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57, 60), and then decrease on every 4th rnd, 4 times, this will be on rnds (64, 68, 72, 76). This will be a total of 76 rnds, ending with 41 sts at the wrist.

Size 1X: Decrease (sc2tog on the underside of the sleeve) on every 2nd rnd, 20 times, this will be on rnds (2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40), and then decrease on every 3rd rnd, 12 times, this will be on rnds (43, 46, 49, 52, 55, 58, 61, 64, 67, 70, 73, 76). This will be a total of 76 rnds, ending with 41 sts at the wrist.

Size 2X: Decrease (sc2tog on the underside of the sleeve) on every 2nd rnd, 32 times, this will be on rnds (2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64) and then decrease on every 3rd rnd, 4 times, this will be on rnds (67, 70, 73, 76). This will be a total of 76 rnds, ending with 41 sts at the wrist.

Size 3X: Decrease (sc2tog on the underside of the sleeve) on every rnd, 16 times, and then decrease on every 2nd rnd, 30 times, this will be on rnds (18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76). This will be a total of 76 rnds, ending with 43 sts at the wrist.

Size 4X: Decrease (sc2tog on the underside of the sleeve) on every rnd, 28 times, and then decrease on every 2nd rnd, 24 times, this will be on rnds (30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76). This will be a total of 76 rnds, ending with 43 sts at the wrist.

Size 5X: Decrease (sc2tog on the underside of the sleeve) on every rnd, 36 times, and then decrease on every 2nd rnd, 20 times, this will be on rnds (38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76). This will be a total of 76 rnds, ending with 43 sts at the wrist.

Finishing the Crochet Pullover

Work one round to even out the stitches. To do this, we will sc in each sc stitch, ssc in each ssc stitch, and skip the ch 3 space. This will decrease by 2 sts
Fasten off yarn and weave in all ends. Blocking this sweater is essential, especially for opening up the sleeve stitches. Wear and enjoy!

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