Saturday, December 29, 2018

Caribbean Queen Hooded Cardigan Short and Long version

Caribbean Queen Hooded Cardigan Short and Long version


By: Annoo Crochet Designs


Video Link: (short version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xUiCfkEzVE&t=264s(longer version add on) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u38ismN6o_0
Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate
Gauge: 
working in pattern​ ​6 rows by 3 groups of 4dc cluster and 2 ch sp= 4inchesSize: XSmall (Small, Medium, Large, XLarge, 2X)You will need:
Short Version:
3 (3, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeinsLong Version: an additional 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2) skeins of
Red Heart Unforgettable (worsted weight #4) Color: Tidal
Fiber: 100% Acrylic
Ball weight: 3.5oz/100g/270yds Crochet hook 6mm/J, 8mm/L
Tapestry needle Scissors
Stitches Used:
Ch: chain
Sc: single crochet Dc: double crochet Sl st: slip stitch

Instructions:
Back Panel
With your 8mm hook ch 59 (59, 63, 63, 67, 67) change to smaller hook
Row 1: 3dc in the 3rd ch from hook, *ch1, sk 3ch, 4dc in the 4th ch* repeat across leaving the last 4 ch, ch1, dc in the last ch, turn your work. You will have 14 (14, 15, 15, 16, 16) 4dc clusters
Row 2-28 (-30, -32, -34, -34, -36): ch2, in the first ch sp make 3 dc, *ch1, 4 dc in next ch1 sp* repeat from *to* across, ch1 dc in the top of the ch2 from the previous row, turn your work.
Fasten off on the last row.
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Front Panels (make 2)Follow the instructions for the back panel for​ Rows 1-13 (-14, -15, -16, -16, -17) Fasten off at the end of
the last row, make a second panel for the front.
Assemble the shoulder seams:
You will lay your panels vertical and join the front and the back together leaving 2 rows in the middle untouched for the neck opening.


You can join the panels with either your tapestry needle or slip stitch the 2 panels together matching stitch for stitch. You will have 2 rows in the middle of the back panel untouched, this is your neck opening.
Sleeves:
With your work right side facing you, you are going to join your yarn to your work like so,
From the seam you will count 4(4, 5, 5, 5, 5) ch1 spaces, in the 5th is were you will join your yarn, using the 6mm hook
(For all sizes but the 2X, When you reach the seam be sure to skip it as there is no ch1 sp between the front and back panel seam, continue to make your 4dc in the next ch1 sp after the seam)
Row 1: ch2, 3dc in the same sp, *ch1, 4dc in next ch1 sp* repeat *to* across until you have 7 (7, 9, 9, 9) groups of 4dc clusters, ch1, in the next ch sp make a dc, turn your work. Continue to Row 2 below.
Row 1 (2x ONLY): ch2, 3dc in the same sp, *ch1, 4dc in next ch1 sp* repeat *to* across until you reach the seam, ch1, in between the seam make 4 dc, repeat from *to* until you have a total of 10 groups of 4dc clusters, ch1, in the next ch sp make a dc, turn your work. Continue to Row 2 below.
Row 2-24 (-24, -26, -26, -28): ​​c​ h2, 3dc in ch1 sp, *ch1, 4dc in next ch1 sp* repeat from *to* across, ch1 dc in the top of the ch2 from the previous row, turn your work.
Before you fasten off your work at the end of your last row, try on your sweater, you may need to increase the amount of rows or decrease them depending on your arm length. Once you reach the length you wish then fasten off.
Repeat these same steps for the second sleeve.
Assemble the Sleeves and Side Seams:
Fold your work so wrong side is facing your, with your yarn and hook or tapestry needle you will join the seams together starting at the wrist and working your way up the sleeve to the under arm, down to the waist of the sweater. Repeat the same thing for the other side and turn your work right side facing you when you are done.
Hood

With your yarn and 6mm hook you are going to count 5, (5, 6, 6, 6, 7) ch 1 spaces, join your yarn in that ch1 sp,
Row 1: ch2, 3dc in the same ch1 sp, *ch1, 4dc in next ch1 sp* repeat from *to* until you reach the shoulder seam, ch1, 4dc in the seam, repeat *to* across the back until you reach the next shoulder seam, ch1, 4dc in the seam, repeat *to* down the front panel until you have 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6) groups of 4dc clusters, ch1, dc in next ch 1 sp, turn your work. You will have a total of 12 ,(12, 14, 14, 14, 16) groups of 4dc.
Row 2-18 (-20, -20, -20, -22, -22): ch2, 3dc in the ch sp, *ch1, 4dc in the next ch1 sp* repeat from *to* across, ch1, dc in the top of the ch2 sp, turn your work.
You can fasten off now if you are going to use your tapestry needle to sew your seam, continue below.
Turn your work wrong side facing you and fold your hoodie in half, you will now join the 2 halves together either using your hook or your tapestry needle, be sure to match stitch for stitch along the top, fasten off if you are using your hook to seam closed the hood, hide all loose tails.
The short version is complete, if you want to add a border but not the length scroll down to the bottom to the Picot Border.
Long Version:
With your 6mm hook you will join your yarn to the bottom left corner, you will be working in the sides of the rows for the bottom edge, working in the ch2 space.
Row 1: ch2, 3dc in the same sp, *ch1, 4dc in next ch sp*, repeat from *to* across, ch1, dc in the corner to end your row, turn your work
Row 2-8 (-8, -11, -11, -13, -13): ch2, 3dc in same sp, *ch1, 4dc in next ch sp* repeat from *to* across, ch1, dc in top of the ch2 from previous row, turn your work.
Try on your sweater as you go, you may want more rows for length for your size or may need less rows.
Once you’ve reached your desired length, you can either fasten off and leave your sweater as is or continue below But do not Fasten off if you are adding the border.
Picot Border:
If you are making the Shorter Version you will need to join your yarn to the bottom corner using the 6mm hook, for Longer Version just continue below, no need to join your yarn.
Round 1: ch1, 3sc in the corner, you will be working in the sides of the rows again, this time you will pick up 2sc per row, so 2sc in the dc rows, and 2sc in the ch sp, continue to do that all along your opening until you reach the other bottom corner of your sweater, make 3 sc in the corner, sc in each st as it presents itself along the bottom until you reach the first sc you made, sl st with it. Do not Turn your Work.
Round 2: *ch3, sl st in the base of the ch3, sc in next 3st* repeat from *to* around the opening and the bottom of your sweater, sl st with the first st and fasten off.
Sleeve Border:
With your 6mm hook and yarn join at the ch space after the seam,Round 1: ch1, sc in each st around until you reach the first sc you made, sl st with it.
Round 2: ch1, sc in the same sp, *ch3, sl st in the base of the ch3, sc in the next 3st* repeat from *to* around, sl st with the first sc. Fasten off.
Repeat for the other sleeve.

Make sure to Hide all Loose tails and you are done my friends!
Written Pattern Translated from Youtube by Michaela Greaves 










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