How To Crochet A Cardigan With Granny Squares / Easy Jacket

How To Crochet A Cardigan With Granny Squares / Easy Jacket is so trendy and beautiful cardigan. First of all you can learn how to crochet a square. So you can make a lot of project with squares. After, you can crochet a jacket easily.

If you want to make your cardigan bigger, you can add one more  line in the middle of back of body.

Sirin’s Crochet created this Cardigan With Granny Squares/Easy Jacket and you can see the video tutorial below. We also used Pastellmotif‘s photos too. Thanks both of them.


  • Written Pattern:

Materials

Kartopu Lake yarn. It’s a thicker worsted weight yarn.

3 balls for main colour (Navy Blue) 1 ball of yarn for the other colours (She used totally 7 balls but 6 balls will be enough for S/M sizes) You can use any colours you want and any 4 ply yarns.

6mm hook for the squares and joining

5mm hook for the ribbing


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Stitches used

Chain: ch

Double crochet: dc

Half double crochet: hdc

Slip stitch: Sl st

Space: sp


Notes

When you see *( )** it means you repeat the instructions in between *( )** Where you see the word ​turn​ it means to turn your work clockwise and work back down the row.



Make a magic ring.

Round 1: 12 dc in the sp.

Round 2:Start with second color and insert your hook from the sp+Ch2(this is first hdc)+make 1 more hdc in the same sp+*(Ch2+2hdc in the same sp)**

Round 3: Change color+start from sp again and Ch2+yarn over and insert the same sp and grab the yarn,pull through two yarns+yarn over and insert the same sp and grab the yarn,pull through two yarns+you have 3 loops on your hook,pull through all of them+*(Ch3+yarn over and insert the next sp and grab the yarn,pull through two yarns,repeat that 2 more times in the same sp,you have 3 loops on your hook pull through all of them)**

Round 4: Change color+start from the sp+Ch3(the first dc)+2dc in the same sp(this is the first corner)+*(3dc in the next sp+3dc in the next sp+[3dc in the next sp+Ch2+3dc in the same sp])**repeat that 3 more times. At the end of the round,make 3dc+Ch3 and sl st to the first Ch3.

Round 5: Change color+Start from corner and make Ch3+2dc in the same sp+*(ma ke a dc in each st (total 18 dc)+[3dc+Ch2+3dc] for the corner)**repeat that 3 more times.At the end of the round,make 3dc+Ch2 and join two sides together with sewing.(You can see this way in the video6:40)Also you can join with sl st.



Separate your squares(totally 32 squares) like that;

20 for body(12 for back and 4+4 for fronts)

6 for right arm+6 for left arm

First of all, join the squares horizantal, after vertical. Put with the front sides of two squares inside. Start with the corner and take both loops of the squares and make a sc+then take the both loops and make a sl st in every st. When you come to the second corner’s sp make a sc +Ch1.

When you finish the join horizantally, keep joining vertically as same as. When you come to the last group of the body, you shouldn’t join the last two groups for sleeve sp.

Join the arms in the same way.

Ribbing (5mm hook)

Start with the front side of the cardigan. Insert your hook from the corner in Ch1 sp. Ch9 and turn your chains and make a sc in every back loop.



When you finish your sc,insert the first st and make a sl st.Make one more sl st to the next st.(you can see in the video 31:40)*( Then turn back and make a sc in each back loop of st+Ch1 and turn+make a sc in each back loop of st+make 2 sl st in each next 2 st)**

On the shoulders (in video 36:20) First sl st in to the sp,second sl st is in to the st. Make your sc+Ch1 and turn+make your sc+make 2 sl st in the the same sp+turn+make your sc+Ch1 and turn+make a sl st in to the joining point+make one more sl st in the sp+turn+make your sc+Ch1 and turn+make your sc+make 2 sl st in each next 2 st. Do the same for the second shoulder.



After finish this round,start from the corner and make a sc in every st . Turn all around the cardigan and finish it.

Thanks to Sirin’s Crochet for the video tutorial and featured images. Also thanks to Pastellmotif for images too.


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