Swain Sweater

A rugged Tunisian crochet sweater with an oversized fit perfect for a cozy day.

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Just like the perfect boyfriend sweater, this rugged cardigan is slightly oversized, with a shawl collar and front pockets. Worked in Tunisian, it has top-down construction with modified drop sleeves.
Finished Size: 331⁄2 (37, 401⁄2, 44, 471⁄2)" chest circumference, buttoned. To be worn with 4" ease. Garment shown measures 37", modeled with 4" ease.
Yarn: Tahki Donegal Tweed (100% wool; 183 yd [167 m]/31⁄2 oz [100 g]; ): #886 steel grey, 9 (9, 10, 10, 11) skeins.
Yarn Weight:
 #4 - Medium
Size K/101⁄2 (6.5 mm) standard hook, size L/11 (8 mm) Tunisian hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.
St markers (m); yarn needle; six 3⁄4" buttons; two 61⁄2" × 13" pieces of black pocket lining fabric; black sewing thread; sewing needle.
12 sts = 31⁄2"; 12 rows = 4" in cross-rib patt with Tunisian hook.
Originally Published: 
Interweave Crochet, Winter 2011

SKU: EP6092

Author/Speaker/Editor: Megan Granholm

Format: eProject

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