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Traveler Crochet Fair Isle Sweater Pattern

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Traveler Crochet Sweater Pattern

During a time when traveling is restricted, I took to my yarn and traveled to places in my imagination while working up the Traveler Crochet Fair Isle Sweater Pattern. This pattern has an instructional video tutorial and comes in sizes extra small to 5X.

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Traveler Crochet Sweater

Let’s talk about the fair isle yoke, right? I almost stopped at this point and framed it, a beautiful work of art created with some yarn and a crochet hook. However, why frame it when you can wear it of course.

Traveler Crochet Sweater

The Yarn & Crochet Hook

Without the right tools, this is just not as much fun to create. I chose to work with the Wool of the Andes Yarn from WeCrochet and the Alpha Series Hook from Furls Crochet.

For my second sweater in the grey color, I decided to work it up with the Streamline Cafe Swirl. It’s okay to switch hooks as long as you can match gauge, but just a reminder to never switch hook styles in the middle of a project. Keep with the same crochet hook for the entire garment.

Traveler Crochet Sweater

Want Even More Crochet Colorwork Patterns? Check out these:

Arizona Crochet Sweater Dress

Pine Fair Isle Sweater

Pine Fair Isle Hat

Size Small Tutorial Video:

Traveler Crochet Sweater Pattern Supplies:

Crochet Hook:

Size H (5mm) & if needed also size I (5.5mm) Hook

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Mosaic Crochet Hook Set
A crochet hook in a colorwork yoke
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Removable stitch markers if needed
Yarn needle to weave in ends

Yarn (for white sweater):

Wool of the Andes Superwash Worsted Weight
100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 110yds/50g
Colorway: White (Color A)
7 (7, 8, 9, 11) (13, 15, 16, 17)

Wool of the Andes Tweed Worsted Weight
80% Peruvian Highland Wool, 20% Donegal Tweed, 110yds/50g Colorways:
Maple Heather (Color B)
2 (2, 2, 2, 3) (3, 3, 3, 3) Balls
Wreath Heather (Color C)
1 (1, 1, 1, 1) (2, 2, 2, 2) Balls
Gingham Heather (Color D)
1 (1, 1, 1, 1) (2, 2, 2, 2) Balls


Extra Small: 1,250yds (1,143m)
Small: 1,300yds (1,188m)
Medium: 1,375yds (1,257m)
Large: 1,450yds (1,325m)
1X: 1,525yds (1,395m)
2X: 1,650yds (1,509m)
3X: 1,800yds (1,646m)
4X: 1,950 (1,783m)
5X: 2,200 (2,011m)


blo -back loop only
ch -chain
est st pat – established stitch pattern
flo -front loop only
sc – single crochet
sc3tog – single crochet three sts together
ssc – split single crochet
st(s) -stitch(es)


14 sts by 16 rows = 4×4” in ssc sts
14 sts by 15 rows = 4×4” in est st pat


Finished Bust Sizes
Extra Small: 32” (81 cm)
Small: 36” (91 cm)
Medium: 40” (102 cm)
Large: 44” (112 cm)
1X: 48” (122 cm)
2X: 52” (132 cm)
3X: 56” (142 cm)
*This garment has approx.
4” (10 cm) of ease.

Skill Level:


Grey Sweater Yarn:

Wool of the Andes Superwash Worsted Weight
100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 110yds/50g
Colorway: Dove Heather (Color A)
7 (7, 8, 9, 11) (13, 15, 16, 17)

Cadet (Color B)
2 (2, 2, 2, 3) (3, 3, 3, 3) Balls
Fjord Heather (Color C)
1 (1, 1, 1, 1) (2, 2, 2, 2) Balls
Brass Heather (Color D)
1 (1, 1, 1, 1) (2, 2, 2, 2) Balls

Visual Charts Included

There are two types of colorwork charts to work from, one with sample colors and the others with letters so you can fill in your colors of choice with pencils or crayons.

This sweater is worked in a top-down seamless yoke style with fair isle colorwork. The body of the sweater is worked continuous without joining. It is important to place a stitch marker at the beginning of the round to keep track of rounds.


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