Tuesday, June 18, 2024

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174 DIY Tutorial – Crochet Cardigan

174 DIY Tutorial – Crochet Sweater Cardigan

You can see Step by step instruction and video tutorial how to crochet a Cardigan. This is a very simple crochet pattern worked primarily using double crochet stitches (DC) and treble crochet stitches (TC).
You need to know how to crochet Chain Stitch (CH), Single Crochet (SC), Double Crochet (DC) and Treble Crochet (TC).

Be sure to check out my YouTube Tutorial Video:

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You will need:
Size hook 5,5 mm
Tape measure
Yarn 6 x 50g = 300g
6 balls of beige Yarn. Each ball contains 142 yds/ 130 m
1 m = 1,0936 jardi (yds)

Width = 99cm /39 ”    Length = 88cm / 34,5″

st – Stitch
sk – Skip
rpt – Repeat
Rnd – Round
CH – Chain Stitch
SC – Single Crochet
DC – Double Crochet
TC – Treble Crochet
2SC with CH 2 in one stitch

Start 135 chains.
Row 1: skip 5 chains (CH); double crochet stitch (DC) in the sixth chain, *make chain, skip chain, DC in the next chain * repeat entire row; turn your work
Row 2: 4 CH; *TC in chain space, TC over DC * repeat entire row; Total 131 stitches; turn your work
Row 3: 4 CH; skip st; DC; *CH, skip st, DC* repeat entire row; Total 131 stitches; turn your work
Rows 2-3 = pattern
Rows 4 -19: repeat rows 2-3
Width = 99cm /39 “; Length = 36cm /14”

After 19 rows fold your work in half matching the top to the bottom. On the side for armholes, measure off about 18cm / 7″
Connect two sides with Sleap Stich and continue to work in a circle.
Rnd 1: 4 CH; *TC in chain space, TC over DC * repeat to the end row (130 stitches).
Then, connect two sides with TC stich and continue to make TC stiches entire round. Tie it together with Slip Stitch. Total 260 stitches.
Rnds 1 -14: Repeat the pattern seven times. (Length = 26cm /10″)

Edge – make single crochet stitches in a circle
*2SC with CH 2 over DC* repeat entire rnd
Edge of armhole – make one round of single crochet stitches (2SC, 4SC, 2SC, 4SC…)




12 thoughts on “174 DIY Tutorial – Crochet Cardigan

  • Really love this cardigan !!! Will be making this in many colors !!! Thank you for sharing !!!💟👍🙋

  • Thank you its very beautiful. I watched the tutorial on you tube and was very helpful for a beginner like me. I want to make this a larger size , how do I add stitches?

  • Can you give a link to the yarn you use? I can’t find “one skein of yarn 50 gramm 130 meters” like it mentioned in video on youtube. Thank you.

  • Françoise Slamka

    How do you distinguish the right and the back side of the arms?
    Thank you
    Françoise from Belgium

  • Thank you for your tutorials, also for English subtitles. I’m from Poland, I understand little bit only. I love this sweater. Problem is, that I’m big woman, special in in my breast size. I wish make it little bigger, few centimeters. Can you help me.
    I’m so happy that I find your video tutorials and website. I see, that you have a many interesting clothes for me or my daughters.
    Thank you once again.
    Retards from South Africa.

    • You might want to correct your unfortunate, politically incorrect spelling error.

      Regards from Canada.

  • I would like to start to make this shrug this afternoon.
    I am size 20 for clothes. How many stitches do I need to start?
    Thank you for sharing your gift with many.

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