Welcome to the Mauka Pullover Crochet Pattern! You can find the kit available at Lion Brand Yarn. This is a free pattern and the low-cost PDF if available in my Shop, on Etsy and Ravelry.
I was inspired to create a comfy pullover that I could wear on cool summer nights as well as I could also use in Fall to layer over tanks top or long sleeve shirts. I used Re-Tweed Yarn from Lion Brand in the color Sleet. Re-Tweed Yarn is made in an eco-friendly process, using nearly zero water, no dyes or chemicals, and close to zero CO2 emissions. When I first fell in love with crocheting I was constantly on the hunt for eco-friendly yarns and Lion Brand Yarn has created a beautiful yarn that is versatile as well as in a selection of beautiful colors. My tip for softening the yarn is to soak it fabric softener for a few hours, I use 7th Generation Lavender Fabric Softener, and then place the wet garment in a fine mesh lingerie bag and wash and dry.
I also used my Furls Odyssey Hook for this project too! I look forward to seeing your Mauka Pullovers!
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- H/5.0 mm Hook, I love my Furls Odyssey
- Worsted Weight, #4 yarn. I used
- I used 5 skeins of Lion Brand Yarn Re-Tweed, 40% Wool, 40% Polyester, 20% Acrylic, 3.5oz/100g, 202yd/185m 4 (5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins.
- Slip Markers
- Scissors, I love my Clover Patchwork
- Tapestry Needle, I love my Clover set
- Tape Measure
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
Finished Bust: 34.5 (39, 44, 44, 48.5, 53.5, 58, 63, 67.5) in. 87.5 (99, 112, 112, 123, 136, 147, 160, 197) cm
Finished Length: 21.5 (22.5, 22.5, 23.5, 23.5, 25, 25, 26, 26) in. 54.5 (57, 57, 60, 60, 63.5, 63.5, 66, 66) cm
4”x4” (10x10cm) = 15 sc x 13.5 rows of pattern (3 rows of sc, 1 row of filet)
ch = chain
ch- = refer to chain or space previously made
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
BPdc = back post double crochet
FPdc = front post double crochet
rep = repeat
sk = skip
sm = slip marker
st(s) = stitch(es)
- Filet stitch is ch 3 (counts as dc, ch 1), sk next st, (dc, ch 1), sk next st and repeat.
- The fit has 2-4 inch positive ease in the body.
- I suggest going through and reading the pattern and highlighting your size in each step of the pattern.
- Ch 3 at beginning of the row does count as a stitch. Ch 1 at beginning of row does not count as a stitch.
- Panels are worked in rows.
- 2 panels are made and then seamed together.
- Pattern is written XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
Panel: (Make two)
Ch 152 (160, 160, 166, 166, 178, 178, 186, 186).
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – you will have 151 (159, 159, 165, 165, 177, 177, 185, 185) sc in this row. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (does count as a st), sk next st, (dc, ch 1) *sk next st, (dc, ch 1)*. Rep from * to * to last 2 sts, sk next st, dc in last st. Turn. (76, 80, 80, 83, 83, 89, 89, 93, 93 Filet stitches)
Row 3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), *sc, sc in ch-1 space*. Rep from * to * until ch-3 from previous row, 2sc in ch-3 space. Turn. 151 (159, 159, 165, 165, 177, 177, 185, 185) sc
Row 4-5: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc in each st across. Turn.
Rep Rows 2-5 for a total of 29 (33, 37, 37, 41, 45, 49, 53, 57) rows. Fasten off leaving a tail the length of the panel.
Note: Row 1 of each panel will be under each armhole of pullover once seaming is complete.
With the right sides facing each other and row 1 of both panels lined up, place SM on the opposite side for front and back neckline using the diagram below. Stitch together front and back.
Unfold seamed panels and fold rectangle in half with rights sides together. Front and back neckline will differ with back having a shorter neckline. Join sides same way, leaving 7 (8, 8, 8.5, 8.5, 10, 10, 10.5, 10.5)” for armhole and 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4,)” open at lower edges for side slits.
Turn right side out.
Turn garment upside down with front facing you. You will be working into row ends of panels. Attach yarn in right corner.
Row 1: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), working 1 sc into each sc row and 2sc into each filet row across both panels. Turn.
Rows 2-4: Ch 2 (does count as a st), *FPdc, BPdc*. Rep * to *. Turn.
Turn garment over and rep rows 1-4 of front but do not fasten off.
Row 5: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc across back, up and down slit on side, across front of garment, up and down slit on other side, and sl st to 1st ch 1.
Attach yarn in the bottom of armhole. You will be working in the round.
Round 1: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc in each st around sleeve opening and sl st to 1st sc.
Round 2-4: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc around and sl st to 1st sc.
Fasten off. Repeat on the other side.
Weave in ends.
You can find a Low -cost PDF version HERE or on Etsy & Ravelry. You can find the kit available at Lion Brand Yarn.
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