Textured Treasure

Textured Treasure



Faux flaps accented with leather buttons create the illusion of buttoned sleeves in this attractive, easy-to-wear pullover. Beatiful tweed-style yarn gives it a rich, more expensive look.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large, X-large, 2X-large and 3X-large are in [ ].

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 40 inches (small) [44 inches (medium), 48 inches (large), 52 inches (X-large), 56 inches (2X-large), 60 inches (3X-large)]

Length: 24 inches (small) [24 inches (medium), 25 inches (large), 25 inches (X-large), 26 inches (2X-large), 26 inches (3X-large)]

MATERIALS: Omega Orly medium (worsted) weight acrylic/viscose yarn (31/2 oz/218 yds/100g per ball): 7 [7, 8, 8, 9, 9] balls #3603 alabaster

Sizes G/6/4mm and K/101/2/6.5mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle

Buttons: 8

Stitch markers

GAUGE: 6 V-sts = 4 inches; 12 V-st rows = 4 inches

Take time to check gauge.

PATTERN NOTES

Sweater Front, Back and Arms are worked with size K hook. Placket and Collar are worked with size G hook.

Use stitch marker to mark the center single crochet of the double V-stitch so it's easier to see when working next row. Move markers with each row.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

SPECIAL STITCHES

V-stitch (V-st): (Sc, ch 2, sc) as indicated in instructions.

Double V-stitch (double V-st): (Sc, {ch 2, sc} twice) as indicated in instructions.

Half V-stitch (half V-st): (Sc, ch 1, sc) as indicated in instructions

SWEATER

Side

Make 2.

Row 1: Beg at bottom edge, with size K hook (see Pattern Notes), ch 54 [60,70,72, 78,92], sc in 2nd ch from hook, [sk next ch, V-st (see Special Stitches) in next ch] 5 [5,6, 6,7,7] times, sk next ch, double V-st (see Special Stitches) in next ch, place marker (see Pattern Notes), [sk next ch, V-st in next ch] 13 [16,19, 22, 25, 28] times, sk next ch, double V-st in next ch, place marker, [sk next ch, V-st in next ch] 5 [5,6,6,7,7] times, sk next ch, sc in last ch, turn. (23 [26,31,34,39, 42] V-sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, *V-st in ch sp of each V-st across** to double V-st, V-st in first ch-2 sp, sc in center sc, V-st in last ch-2 sp, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, sc in last st, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, *V-st in ch sp of next V-st across** to marked sc, V-st in marked sc, rep from * across, ending last rep at**, sc in last st, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 6 [6, 7, 7, 8, 8] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 15 [18, 21, 24, 27, 30] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of last 6 [6, 7, 7, 8, 8] V- sts, sc in last st, turn. (27[30, 35, 38, 43, 46] V-sts)

Rows 5 & 6: Rep rows 2 and 3.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 7 [7, 8, 8, 9, 9] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 17 [20,23, 26,29,32] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of last 7 [7,8,8,9,9] V-sts, sc in last st, turn. (31 [34, 39, 42,47,50] V-sts)

Rows 8 & 9: Rep rows 2 and 3.

Row10: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 8 [8,9,9,10,10] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 19 [22, 25, 28,31,34] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of last 8 [8,9,9,10,10] V-sts, sc in last st, turn. (35[38,43, 46,51,54] V-sts)

Rows 11 & 12: Rep rows 2 and 3.

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 9 [9,10,10,11,11] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 21 [24,27, 30,33,36] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of last 9 [9,10,10,11,11 ] V-sts, sc in last st, turn. (39[42,47,50,55,58] V-sts)

Rows 14 & 15: Rep rows 2 and 3.

Row 16: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 10 [10,11,11,12,12] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 23 [26, 29, 32, 35, 38] V-sts, double V-st in nextst, V-st in ch sp of each of last 10 [10, 11.11.12.12] V-sts, sc in lastst, turn. (43 [46, 51, 54, 59, 62] V-sts)

Rows 17 & 18: Rep rows 2 and 3.

Row 19: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 11 [11,12,12,13,13] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 25 [28,31,34, 37,40] V-sts, double V-st in nextst, V-st in ch sp of each of last 11 [11, 12.12.13.13] V-sts, sc in last st, turn. (47 [50, 55, 58, 63, 66] V-sts)

Rows 20 & 21: Rep rows 2 and 3.

Row 22: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 12 [12,13,13,14,14] V-sts, double V-st in next st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 27 [30, 33, 36, 39,42] V-sts, double V-st in nextst, V-st in ch sp of each of last 12 [12, 13.13.14.14] V-sts, sc in last st, turn. (51 [54, 59, 62, 67,70] V-sts)

Start First Arm

Row 23: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 12 [12,13,13,14,14] V-sts, sc in next ch-2 sp, leaving rem sts unworked, turn.

Row 24: Ch 2, sk first st, half V-st (see Special Stitches) in ch sp of next V-st, V-st in ch sp of each V-st across, sc in last st, turn.

Row 25: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 11 [11,12,12,13,13] V-sts, half V-st in ch sp of next half V-st, sc in 2nd ch of turning ch, turn.

Row 26: Ch 1, sk first st, sc in next st, sk next ch-1, sc in next st, V-st in ch sp of each V-st across, ending with sc in last st, turn.

Row 27: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 11 [11,12,12,13,13] V-sts, sc in each of last 2 sc, turn.

Row 28: Ch 1, sk first st, sc in next st, V-st in ch sp of each V-st across, ending with sc in last st, turn.

Row 29: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 11 [11,12,12,13,13] V-sts, sc in each of last 2 sc, turn.

Row 30: Rep row 24.

Row 31: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 10 [10,11,11,12,12] V-sts, half V-st in ch sp of next half V-st, sc in 2nd ch of turning ch-2, turn.

Row 32: Rep row 26.

Row 33: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 10 [10,11,11,12,12] V-sts, sc in each of last 2 sc, turn.

Row 34: Rep row 28.

Row 35: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 10 [10,11,11,12,12] V-sts, sc in last sc, turn.

Row 36: Rep row 24.

Row 37: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 9 [9,10,10,11,11] V-sts, half V-st in ch sp of next half V-st, sc in 2nd ch of turning ch-2, turn.

Row 38: Rep row 26.

Row 39: With size G hook, sc in each sc and ch-2 sp across, turn.

Row 40 (RS): Working in back lps (see Stitch Guide), ch 1, sl st in each st across. Fasten off.

Front Continued

Row 23: Continuing on row 23 of Side, join (see Pattern Notes) in marked sc of double V-st adjacent to Arm just completed, V-st in next ch-2 sp, V-st in ch sp of each of next 27 [30, 33, 36,39,42] V-sts, V-st in last ch-2 sp before next marked sc, sc in marked sc, leaving rem sts unworked, turn. (29 [32,35, 38, 41, 44] V-sts)

Rows 24-70: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each V-st across, sc in last sc, turn. At end of last row, fasten off.

Complete 2nd Arm

Row 23: Continuing on row 23 of Side, join in next ch-2 sp after marked sc used for last st of Front, ch 2, sk next sc, half V-st in ch sp of next V-st, V-st in ch sp of each V-st across, ending with sc in last sc, turn.

Row 24: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 11 [11,12,12,13,13] V-sts, half V-st in ch sp of next half V-st, sc in 2nd ch of turning ch, turn.

Row 25: Ch 1, sk first st, sc in next st, sk next ch-1, sc in next st, V-st in chsp of each V-st across, ending with sc in last st, turn.

Row 26: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 11 [11,12,12,13,13] V-sts, sc in each of last 2 sc, turn.

Row 27: Ch 1, sk first st, sc in next st, V-st in ch sp of each V-st across, ending with sc in last st, turn.

Row 28: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 11 [11,12,12,13,13] V-sts, sc in last sc, turn.

Row 29: Ch 2, sk first st, half V-st in ch sp of next V-st, V-st in ch sp of each V-st across, sc in last st, turn.

Row 30: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 10 [10,11,11,12,12] V-sts, half V-st in ch sp of next half V-st, sc in 2nd ch of turn ch-2, turn.

Row 31: Rep row 25.

Row 32: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 10 [10,11,11,12,12] V-sts, sc in each of last 2 sc, turn.

Row 33: Rep row 27.

Row 34: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 10 [10,11,11,12,12] V-sts, sc in last sc, turn.

Row 35: Rep row 29.

Row 36: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 9 [9,10,10,11,11] V-sts, half V-st in ch sp of next half V-st, sc in 2nd ch of turn ch-2, turn.

Row 37: Rep row 25.

Row 38: Ch 1, sc in first st, V-st in ch sp of each of next 9 [9,10,10,11,11] V-sts, sc in each of last 2 sc, turn.

Row 39: With size 6 hook, sc in each sc and ch-2 sp across, turn.

Row 40 (RS): Working in back lps, ch 1, sl st in each st across. Fasten off.

Placket

Row 1: Working in ends of rows, join to shoulder edge of 1 Arm, ch 1, sc in same row, evenly sp 49 sc across ends of rows, turn. (50 sc)

Rows 2-6: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 7: Working in back lps, ch 1, sl st in each st across. Fasten off. Rep for rem Arm.

Assembly

Sew Side pieces tog at side edges and underarms. Sew shoulders tog at shoulder edges, ignoring the Placket so it is free and only attached with sc row.

Bottom Edging

Rnd 1: With size G hook and WS facing, join with sc in side seam at bottom edge, sc in each st and in each ch sp around, join in beg sc, turn.

Rnd 2: Working in back lps, ch 1, sl st in each st around, join in beg sl st. Fasten off.

Collar

Rnd 1: With WS facing and size G hook, join with sc in any st around top of garment, mark st, sc in each st around, working through both thicknesses when working over Plackets, do not join.

Rnd 2: Working in back lps, sc in each st around.

Rnds 3-32: Working in back lps, sc in each st around, working 2 incs by working 2 sc in one st randomly sp, try not to place incs directly over increases on last rnd.

Rnd 33: Working in back lps, si st in each st around, join in beg sl st. Fasten off.

Finishing

Sew 4 buttons evenly sp through all layers on each Placket and Arm as shown in photo.