Maries Short Sweater

Girls Short Sweater

2015-01-28_08-01-18_722

Size: 6 – 7

Materials:

J hook

Worsted Weight Yarn, I used Red Heart Super Saver

Button (optional)

Stitches Used:

double crochet (dc), chain (ch), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st), half double crochet (hdc)

Special Stitches:

V Stitch (dc, ch 1, dc)

Sweater:

Row 1: ch 51, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 3, turn. Ch 3 counts as 1st dc, now and throughout.

Row 2: dc in 7 sc, V st in next sc, dc in 8 sc, V st in next sc, dc in 16 sc, V stitch in next sc, dc in 8 sc, V st in next sc, dc in last 7 sc, ch 3, turn.

Row 3 – 9: dc in each dc across, V st in each V st, ch 3, turn.

Row 10: (armholes): dc in each dc to first V st, dc in V st, ch 7, dc in next V st, dc in each dc to next V st, dc in V st, ch 7, dc in next V st, dc in each dc to end, ch 3, turn.

Row 11: Dc in each dc and ch across, ch 3, turn.

Row 12: *sk next 2 sts, V st in next st, rep from * across, dc in last st, ch 3, turn.

Row 13: 3 dc in the ch 1 space of each V st across, dc in last st, ch 3, turn.

Row 14: v st in the center dc of each 3 dc cluster, dc in last st, ch 3, turn.

Repeat row 13 & 14 for desired length (I did two repeats). Ch 1, turn.

Edging: sc in 2 dc, *2 sc in ch 1 space, ch 3, sl st in first ch, sc in ch 1 space, sc in 2 dc, rep from * across, work 3 sc in last dc, sc evenly up front of sweater, work 3 sc in corner st, sc around neck, work 3 sc in corner, sc evenly down front of sweater, work 2 sc in corner, sl st to first sc, end off.

Sleeves:

Row 1: attach yarn in 4th ch underarm, sc in each ch, 2 sc in side of dc, hdc in ch 1 sp of V st, dc in each dc, hdc in ch 1 sp of V st, 2 sc in side of dc, sc in each ch, sl to 1st sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: sc in each sc, hdc in each hdc, dc in each dc, sl st st to 1st sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: sc in each sc, hdc in each hdc, dc in each dc, sl st st to 1st sc, ch 3, turn.

Row 4 – 8: dc around,m join with sl st to top of ch 3, ch 3, turn. At end of row 8, ch1.

Row 9: sc around, sl st to 1st sc, end off

Add button at top if desired, I used the space between 2 dc for the button hole.

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