Children’s Coloured Cardigan – free crochet instruction

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Children’s Coloured Cardigan

 

Yarn: Performance Yarn Linen Touch (80% cotton/ 20% linen) 50 gr./65 m., 6 balls, color 9073

 

 

Tools:

  • Crochet hook – № 4,5

 

During crocheting try on the cardigan to make sure it is the correct size.

 

Abreviations:

Double crochet – DC

Increase – Inc

Decrease – Dec

 

Work in a circle according to Diagram 1:

 

Diagram 1

Make 10 Rounds

In Rnd 11 make openings for the sleeves (Fig 1): finish ¼ of the rund plus 4 or 5 DC, crochet 16 chain stitches, skip 16 stitches and from 17th stitch on continue crocheting according to Diagram 1 (follow the previous round and make increases in the corresponding stitches).

 

Fig. 1

Make the openings for the sleeves symmetrical.

Continue with 9 more rounds according to Diagram 1.

 

Sleeves (2):

Start crocheting from the sleeve openings:

Rnd 1-18: 1DC in each stitch

Rnd 19: (1SC, 1Dec) repeat till the end of the round

Rnd 20 – 25: SC in each stitch

 

Sew on a button at the front or weave in a lace and your cardigan is ready!

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