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Russell Sweater

This sweater fuses rugged and stylish, creating the ultimate men's garment.
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SKU# EP2128

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Description
Sized for all the men in your life—with three boys’ sizes and three men’s sizes—this sweater is both rugged and stylish. It is worked cuff to cuff first in back-loop-only half double crochet, and then the body is picked up and worked downward in front-loop-only single crochet. The easy shaping is simple enough that you can watch the game with your boys while working on their sweaters. And the washable merino will let them wear it all the time.
Details
FINISHED SIZE 271⁄2 (29, 30, 38, 41, 441⁄2)" chest circumference. Garment shown measures 41", modeled with 5" ease.

YARN Lion Brand Superwash Merino (100% merino; 306 yd [280 m]/31⁄2
oz [100 g]; ): #108 denim, 3 (3, 4, 6, 6, 7) balls.

YARN WEIGHT #3 - Light

HOOK
Sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS
Stitch markers (m); yarn needle.

GAUGE
19 sts = 4" in hdc blo with smaller hook; 16 rows = 5" in hdc blo with smaller hook, unstretched; 17 sts and 18 rows = 4" in sc flo with larger hook, stretched.

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED Interweave Crochet Winter 2009

SKU: EP2128

Author/Speaker/Editor: Annette Petavy

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