(If you have too few stitches per 10cm/4″ increase your hook size, if you have too few stitches per 10cm/4″ decrease your hook size). ROW 64(67, 75, 83, 91, 99, 106). It is made with cotton yarn, it’s lightweight and perfect for hot summer days. The gauge for this crochet scarf with pockets is 8 rows x 8 sts is 4″ x 4″ in pattern repeat. (Or Linked dc for a firmer border.). “Ch 71(79, 87, 95, 103, 111, 119) means Ch 71 for XS, Ch 79 for Small, Ch 87 for Medium, Ch 95 for Large, Ch 103 for XL, Ch 111 for 2XL and Ch 119 for 3XL.” If there is only one number, it applies to all sizes. For our work, this will not change. [Note: the pocket has horizontal lines that contrast the vertical lines of the scarf. I hope this helps, For example, when there is extended stretches of ddc (which means that the back loops are left unused on the WS). This yarn is so luxurious with an almost silky touch but at the same time its soft and cloudlike! FYI: You can refer to Mosaic Crochet – How To; my first mosaic crochet tutorial if you would like to learn how to use the Chain-Space MC method (aka Inset method). Just remember to keep it fairly loose – not tight; relaxed hands. ROW 1: SC into 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until end, turn.<77(79, 79, 81, 81, 83, 83)>, ROW 2: Ch 1, SC in 1st st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until end, turn.<77(79, 79, 81, 81, 83, 83)>, Repeat ROW 2 until ROW 20(20, 24, 26, 30, 32, 34). I have re-read the other mosaic blog posts where you explained the charting, but I’m still stuck and confused. This will be fixed – FL is the front loop of stitches wrt to RS of work facing up. Note that for longer diagonal lines, you might want to use longer stitches (e.g. Cuddly Cardigan / 2. I work a dc if the diagonal line is over 3 rows (as per graph), a treble of more if it is more than 3 rows. Do not fasten off! Finish off. (This just holds them together evenly……if you don’t need the pin, skip it.) My mistake. Does this mean that an extra foundation st is needed as it becomes the turning chain. That cardigan is way longer. You’ve finished your Cloud Dreamer Cardigan! Grace . Growing up we could only use them when we were sick because they were quite pricey but they were worth EVERY PENNY. (photo 9), Repeat ROW 2 until ROW (18, 18, 20, 20). Thus my cardigan too small. I thought it was me, that maybe I was not remembering some special “rule” about the squares. Thanks for letting me know what’s going on – yes! ROW 11(11, 11, 12, 12, 12, 12). lol In that case, you might not see a black box in my patterns.). Even though I have not tidied up the final ending yarns (and the starting tail), from this small sample, you can already experience for yourself that: If you found working this method a bit tedious, then I have to agree. I looked at the photos of your crochet work, and you did, in fact, make a sc rather than a ddc, but I cannot figure out how to determine WHY that is a sc vs a ddc from the chart. ROW 1: With the 7mm hook, ch 1, SC in 1st row, *ch 1, SC in next row; rep from * until last row, turn.<(35, 35, 39, 39)>(photo 7), ROWS 2 – 8: Ch 1, SC in 1st st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until end, turn.<(35, 35, 39, 39)>, ROW 9: Ch 1, SC in 1st st, ch 1, SC in ch-sp, ch 1, *SC, ch 1, sk 1 st; rep from * until last ch-sp, SC in ch-sp, ch 1, SC in last st, turn.<(39, 39, 43, 43)>, Repeat ROWS 2-9 until your sleeve measures 40 cm / 16” approx. But only in the beginning. Same logic with Black rows: wherever you encounter a B/B sq, you need a ddc. Thank you Anna! 1) MM cast on – it is ok to use the same hook size as for body of work. no pesky cut yarns at the end of every row, every row counts in forming the mosaic pattern, and no untidy inactive yarn that has to be caught and carried up along one of the edges, slanted lines are created by dropping dc stitches (or tr, double treble, triple treble, etc. For those of you who are doing this type of mosaic the first time, please know that you will understand when you follow along while doing the actual crocheting – it’s one of those things where it’s much easier than the written instructions make it seem. Once the main scarf is done, you’ll crochet the pockets using the intarsia crochet color work technique. This larger sample shown here is also worked in CMC method. Apr 6, 2018 - Explore Mary Ann Nash's board "Knitting-pockets", followed by 911 people on Pinterest. This everyday crochet cardigan was design making five panels, the back, two fronts and two sleeves. I’m a bit shorter than you (I’m 160cm/5’3″) and the yarn I used made the cardigan stretched out a lot after I wore it a few times. Ok, I am going along fine until the end of row 3 at the Right Edge – But as I began, I had a few problems, one was that I forgot to make my MM Cast On for row 0 with larger hook size or two, so that caused a couple problems, and the main problem I had is that I had forgotten how to read the chart from the other posts, specifically the ‘rules’ about what the squares mean as far as how to determine whether to do a sc or dc, (I would’ve been lost without the v’s added to the chart, as did the fact that you wrote out the sts to make for each row in the directions) so I had to go back to the other blog post to refresh my memory – Which brings me to where I’m stuck: Is this a mistake, or is it me not remembering how to read the chart? dc – double crochet sc – single crochet sl st – slip stitch sp – space st(s) – stitch(es) Special Stitches: Double Crochet Two Together: dc2tog – Watch video stitch tutorial HERE. Also, why is there a “V” in the square, and why does square look exactly the same as the other ddc squares of the same row? I was thinking that I’ll probably use it for all my projects, not just mosaic! All rights reserved. (photo 11). Then you just skip one stitch from previous row, before working the next stitch (otherwise you will be increasing the number of stitches per row, and that is not what you want! I at least hoped it would reach my thigh but it didn’t :(. as per indicated in the chart. Repeat from * 6 times. This technique works beautifully! This post may contain affiliate links, view our disclosure policy for details. Materials. New issue: I found a couple of places in your big chart (https://www.clearlyhelena.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/CleanMosaicCrochet_howto-003.jpeg) where a drop marker is missing: along the right-most column of the black box pattern region, in rows 3 and 7. If you are used to Tinna Thorudottir Thorvaldar’s mosaic crochet and her charts, you will be familiar with the “x” in her charts which is used to indicate where you will apply the ddc (dropped dc). Congratulations! The In The Clouds Cardigan is the ultimate easy oversized crochet cardigan! In that case, the slit is … ROW 1: SC in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until end, turn. Then have a look at the WS where my finger is indicating one of the many “floppy” sections of unused back loops. Yarn – WeCrochet Billow – Chunky/Bulky (5), 110m/100g, 120yds/3.5oz, 119m/100g, 100% Pima Cotton, White8(8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12) skeinsapprox. Thank you!!! Work left to right, according to chart. Using stitch markers or safety pins, pin the hemline ribbing to the bottom edge of the cardigan. Hi Lucy, sure I think Lion Brand Landscapes would work well with this pattern. (Note that sometimes I might not have repeating patterns. That scarf was certainly easy and this crochet pocket scarf pattern is, too. We do away with the boring second row in the 2-row Chain-Space MC method (also known in places as the Inset method). ROW 1: Ch 1, SC in 1st st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until you have 24(26, 26, 30, 30, 32, 32) sts left in the row, ch 25(27, 27, 31, 31, 33, 33), turn.<78(80, 80, 82, 82, 84, 84)>*The opening created by the chains = armhole gap to sew 1st sleeve onto the body. Yes, I would be glad to test some of your patterns – I do all types of crochet, like Irish lace, overlay, surface, Tunisian, tapestry, you name it. Which one of the right ch amount? And it involves, amongst other things, lots of slanted lines to create the outlines for the cats. FYI: You can refer to How To Overlay Mosaic Crochet, if you would like to learn how to use the Overlay MC method . Credit: I found a royalty-free “alphabet cat” image on Pinterest that I modified quite extensively to create a MC graph. You start with crocheting the scarf portion, which mainly is composed of half double crochet stitches. BTW .. If you’re looking for hidden or inset pockets, the Stonewash Pocket Coatigan and Chunky Crochet Bomber are great options. 3) end photo of R3: you said, “I looked at the photos of your crochet work, and you did, in fact, make a sc rather than a ddc,..” …actually the red yarn ends with a ddc as per instructions. ROW 38(42, 42).<43(47, 47)>(photo 8), Fold sleeve in half length ways and whip stitch up the side of the sleeve. Hi Megan, thank you for your comments. The single crochet column stitch is really so simple (it only uses single crochets and chains) but has such amazing texture too it. Bravo! You have Eagle Eyes! Inner & Outer Yarn: in CMC, one of these two colours is also assigned as an outer yarn and the other as inner yarn. And let me assure you, for you, it will be all quite simple – I just crammed a lot of info here. I did the increasing pattern (h 1, SC in 1st st, ch 1, SC in ch-sp, ch 1) and after doing that at the beginning of the row, I finish off the row with the basic pattern (SC, ch 1, and repeat). One of your 2 colours will form the borders and will be worked the full width of the outer box. Front Loop (FL): similarly, FL means the front loop of stitches when the RS of work is facing you. About pattern testing: I’ve never been a pattern tester, but I would like to, I am someone who pays a lot of attention to detail, I like to know WHY and how things work, the theory behind it all. Whip stitch the hemline ribbing to the edge of the cardigan. Make sure that the pocket is facing right side up, and the shawl is facing wrong side up! Anyway, as Anna says, please everyone, crochet along for better clarity. You may recognise it as this is from the famous (free) Nya Mosaic Blanket, designed by the talented Tatsiana of LillaBjorn’s Crochet World site. My measurements are quite close to yours, so how did yours end up so long? An economical substitute would be WeCrochet’s Brava Bulky, it’s a 100% acrylic yarn that’s only $1.99 a skein! Hi Sabrina, If you followed gauge then your cardigan should match the finished measurements. How do I make it increase on both side of the sleeve? There are times when these stripes can look a little floppy. Thanks Anna! Hi Mackenzi, If you follow gauge and use the same yarn as the sample your cardigan should end up like mine! (photo 6). Maybe you can try that? Ch 2 and turn. *The sleeves are worked from the cuff up. Do you do other types of crochet or are you only interested in Mosaic Crochet? Hi Grace! 2 + (10×3) + 2 }, then the Inner Box would be 30 stitches while the Black Box (to represent one set of repeatable pattern) would still be 10 stitches wide. approx. I normally apply the following rule of thumb: Numbers in the squares: they are numeric counts (e.g 31sc, or 7v) which is entered in the the first square of a span of squares along a row, in the direction of read/work (border stitches are NOT included in this count). I need a pattern (bottom up) wherein the fronts meet at the bottom and their sides are then gradually decreased – an A-line, in fact. The In The Clouds Cardigan is an easy level crochet cardigan that adds cosy vibes to any outfit! It is a great cast on technique! Your email address will not be published. Repeat ROW 2 until ROW 20(20, 24, 26, 30, 32, 34).Total Body Panel Rows: <97(101, 115, 125, 139, 149, 159)>(photo 5). That was a photo of the WS and that is why it looks like a sc from the back. The yarn changes from thick to thin for a more rustic feel but it works so well with the single crochet column stitch to create a modern look. Note: this tutorial is more meaningful to someone who already know the basics of Mosaic Crochet. 10sc. Proceed directly to ‘BACK PANEL’ instructions. Hi Imani, I think you’re missing the increase at the end of the row – you should SC in ch-sp, ch 1, SC in last stitch – that will give the increase along the sleeve. Keep in mind you work col. A then col.B in one direction, If I could use one word to describe, Billow it would be LUSH. The world grows bigger and better and smarter with each idea shared. As for pattern testing, maybe I can keep your email and contact you should I ever want pattern testing down? Yes, it does get better and quicker, pretty quickly. It’s been a long while since I’ve designed an oversized cardigan (check out the Briar Cardigan!) I just figured this out and the work I used above has already been completed (yes, that had some floppy stripes on the WS ). But personally, many a time, I prefer written tutorials for myself. Place the pocket … Mine is a lot shorter than I thought it would be. The inner yarn will only be as wide as the Inner Box. Thank you for sharing it. In this graph example, it is 2 stitches per side.) Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. If this is your first introduction to Mosaic Crochet of any kind, you might want to start with. You started on the RE (right edge); ended on LE (left edge). What am I missing? Your MM cast on is awesome!!! Thank you! (photo 2), ROW 2: SC into 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until end, turn.<77(79, 79, 81, 81, 83, 83)>(photo 3), ROW 3: Ch 1, SC in 1st st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until end, turn.<77(79, 79, 81, 81, 83, 83)>, Repeat ROW 3 until ROW 56(60, 66, 72, 78, 84, 90). I originally started with 1ch to bring up the starting row but over time, like you, found that 2 chains worked better. VERTICAL-INSET CROCHET POCKET Crochet the sweater to the desired length between the bottom of the sweater and the bottom of the crochet pocket, ending with a wrong-side row. Sorry the photo was a bit confusing. And as a helpful work mnemonic, keep in mind that: Front Loops are Sacrosanct. There is usually a distinct Right Side (RS) and Wrong Side (WS) to your work. To be consistent, we will use this mosaic chart that I alreadty used for the various samples in Overview of Mosaic Crochet – the Differences. *It’s ok if the sleeve’s armhole is shorter than the opening on the body panel. as this cardigan stitch has a waffle-like stitch texture! Seam up the sides from the bottom 48 (46, 47, 45) rows towards the arm pit to create the arm opening. Required fields are marked *. What I love the most about this crochet pocket scarf is, of course, the pockets. 2) R3. I didn’t add stuffing to the arms because they are very small and don’t really need it. Hi Ari, thank you for pointing that out. The difference between the two will form your automatic border. That would make it so perfect! Now that you know how to read the CMC charts, let’s dive into our tutorial. Grace . Similarly, LE (Left Edge) will always refer to the edge of the work that is to the left when the work RS was facing you. Totally confused lol! When looking for a substitute for Billow (and if you can’t find a bulky weight pima or mako cotton) I’d recommend a lighter bulky weight acrylic or merino. For your eagle eyes, for your determination, for your feedback, for your success! Could you have a think about designing for all we ladies with big bums, please, Grace ?? They can be worked through both loops (i.e. After Row 5, reading the chart and doing your new method just clicked, and I was done with Row 10 very, very quickly! Tip 1: For a Neater Back (WS) I still haven’t gotten a handle on how to do a close up, clear, and focussed video tutorial. Referring to the sweater directions, crochet in the pattern across the required number of stitches to make the pocket opening, leaving remaining stitches unworked. I’ve always been a pocket lover, and now that we have to haul our phones around at all times, they’re even more handy. (photo 13). I need to see this.in real life. (Can you tell that I’m already desperately missing summer in New Zealand? (photo 12). Hi Helena here. This is usually a waste of time and yarn where the creation of the designed-pattern is concerned. I love your practice swatch. R0/col A (RS): 14sc (If you are using my fav cast on: MM Cast On, then that counts as R0.) Do I need to use a different size hook or do you think I would be okay with what is listed here for the pattern as written. I will be using what will initially seem to be some tricky manoeuvre. Seems like it should be two since color B is moving up two rows, but could you confirm? We know that it is normal to have alternating stripes on the WS of a Mosaic Crochet piece of work. (Chain-Sp Method aka Inset Method), AUTOMATIC BORDERS – create neat borders (of any width) along sides as you work; all of a piece, each colour is represents 1 row of the chart, it is clean – i.e. Thank u. I’m quite short (160cm/5’3″) but as long as you follow the gauge your cardigan should match the measurements in the pattern. Measurements cm:To fit Bust: 76(81, 91, 101, 112, 122, 132)Back Width: 47(50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75)Length: 66(68, 68, 70, 70, 72, 72)Armhole: 18(19, 19, 22, 22, 23, 23)Sleeve length: 38(40, 40, 40, 40, 40, 40), Measurements inches:To fit Bust: 30(32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52)Back Width: 18.5(20, 21.5, 23.5, 25.5, 27.5, 29.5)Length: 26(27, 27, 27.5, 27.5, 28.5, 28.5)Armhole: 7(7.5, 7.5, 9, 9, 9.5, 9.5)Sleeve length: 15(16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16). With the RS facing you, insert crochet hook into last st of BODY ROW 40 (where we left off before the pockets). I’m new to crocheting so I need a few pointers! Rhonda, that’s a great idea! I am not sure if I will ever have pattern testers but it is something I have thought of, on and off. ♡. You start the next row (R1/B) in red col. 2 stitches in; starting from the same side where you started R0 .. and work towards the loop (with marker) at the end of R0/A. Thank you for your reply. After having had to modify and correct a few notations in one img after another (there are over 50+ images to manage to this page), I did not remember that some of the written instructions had to be updated as well. Filed Under: Cardigans, Crochet Patterns, Easy Crochet Patterns, Fall, Free Crochet Patterns, Garments, Modern Crochet Patterns, Spring, Summer, Sweaters, Video Tutorials, Winter, Womens Crochet Patterns. etc.) I am sorry I still don’t know how to do a close-up video. Hello, I’m currently working on this cardigan pattern. Take care to pin it straight both horizontally and vertically. *The body panel is worked in rows lengthways (the foundation chain runs the length of the panel not the width). Could you use 4ply for this? Love making one-off jewelry, accessories, apparel, and crafty stuff. However you can, I think, still follow along here. *If you have a gap underneath the armhole, whip stitch the gap together. “V”: This is used to indicate ddc (dropped dc). You may not mind this and that is ok as they really are not a problem. This is how we avoid having to carry up the inactive yarn colour along the edges. GAUGE: 10cm/4” square = 12 stitches wide x 12.5 rows tall in single crochet column stitch. Slanted/Diagonal Inset Pocket 1) Decide where you would like to place your diagonal pocket, and then figure out your desired details— width, depth, and the angle of the pocket opening. The arrows are not an essential part of a Mosaic Crochet chart but are very helpful. Make sure to align your stitches, finish off and weave in your ends. Like redheart with love? Once you have mastered the basics of CMC, you might want to consider these tips below. With the WS facing you, insert your crochet hook into the front loop by the opening of Pocket Row 2 – If you’re a right handed crocheter insert your hook one stitch to the right of the ch 7 pocket hole – If you’re a left handed crocheter insert your hook one stitch to the left of the ch 7 pocket … Updated: 21 Sept, 2020. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Coincidentally in this example, the Inner Box = Black Box. The body (which consists of 2 front pieces and a back piece) is crocheted lengthways so the entire body is crocheted in one piece with gaps for the sleeves. You can see that this MC work is not typical of a repeating kind of MC pattern. Sorry I have to show you using another piece of work. You can just crochet a drop dc (or hdc, tr, or whatever stitch you need) diagonally. Row 2: 3 dc in 1 st st. *Ch 1, Skip 1, dc in next, ch 1, skip 1, dc in next, ch 1, skip 1, dc in each of next 7. Combined with a pima cotton yarn, this means the In The Clouds Cardigan is great in warmer weather! Again the only reason why the yarn is cut is so that we can start each colour on the RE, with RS facing up. 2 sc in last, changing to CC on last loop of last sc. With the 7mm hook, chain an even number of chains. Hi Cindy, I am so sorry that the written CMC tutorial was confusing to you. Pin in place. And love sharing the steps with you. This next section will help us eliminate those floppy stripes altogether. Do you have a pattern to add a large floppy hood to this cardigan? Whip stitch the edges of the pocket to the front panels. (photo 1). Gauge. You can also use the modified chart here for further practice with the CMC method if you want to. I am around 5’5 or 5’6 so im not too tall. I call this the Clean Mosaic Crochet method because it is truly clean in a number of important ways. Remember that here, col. B has been designated the inner colour and never reaches the edges while col. A includes the border allowances and is worked in dc stitch for the side borders. And the “v” also visually reminds us that we are lowering or dropping a stitch into a lower row. Once again, thank you Anna for your meticulous eye to detail and the amount of time you took to write out you question in such detail and clarity. Rather, it goes to MellowMe on YouTube. ROW 1: SC into 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until end, turn.<13(13, 13, 15, 15, 15, 15)>, ROW 2: Ch 1, SC in 1st st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until end, turn.<13(13, 13, 15, 15, 15, 15)>. Fold the arms in half and seam starting from the cuff to the armpit. FOUNDATION CHAIN: With the 6mm (US J) hook, ch 6. I will really appreciate some advice. FOUNDATION CHAIN: With the 6mm (US J) hook, ch 7. I always recommend creating a gauge swatch before you start to make sure your cardigan will match the measurements! You would make a great pattern tester!!! I saw the one ladies comment on her cardigan not being as long as yours. The mix of single crochets and chains create a lovely textured surface while the loose and relaxed drape make it the ultimate comfy staple item in anyone’s wardrobe. This free crochet cardigan pattern is accompanied by a step-by-step video tutorial. You are brilliant. Press the pleats flat. Actually in the near future, I will be adding a new upgrade to this tutorial as I have discovered another way of doing the CMC – maybe an even better way. You don’t have to do it because you might not be interested in some patterns. FRINGE: Cut 20 strands of yarn, each 22” long (10 strands for each side). R4/A (RS): carry on following the chart, paying mind to direction of work; when to ddc; how to apply the “ddc into the RS from the Wrong Side” trick. Hi Grace! I seriously cannot wait to crochet more projects with this yarn! This may seem fiddly, but I can attest that it is actually easier to do! See, that wasn’t too hard, was it? *The turning chain, ch 1 does NOT count as a stitch, otherwise ch 1 does count as a stitch. Till then, thank you for the feedback and big congrats for such a determined, successful effort. Thanks! *As with the body panel, the pockets are crocheted lengthways. Today I'm showing you how to crochet for absolute beginners. Hi Veronica, I do a lot of the time. An avid maker dabbling in crochet, hand embroidery, watercolour, DIYs and more! <13(13, 13, 15, 15, 15, 15)> *The sizing guide follows size XS(S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL). For a cleaner look, I crocheted the hemline and neckline ribbing separately and then whip stitched them to the body. Ok Ok! Sc in each of next 88, skip 1, sc in each of next 88. Place your crochet pockets on the front panels of your cardigan and using a running seam attach them at your desired location. But briefly, here are some of the ways I do it. The size guide says to ch 119 for 3xl but when I go to the pattern it says to chain 84 for 3xl. I will send you an email soon, as I came up with some tricks for the dc edges, and also with working into the Perfect I cord foundation that makes it easier. The back fits but the front is far to small. In this method, each charted sq-row usually requires you to crochet each yarn colour for 2 rows (to and fro). Permission: Tatiana Kupryjanchyk, owner and designer of LillaBjorn’s Crochet World has given her kind permission for the use of her Nya mosaic chart, as shown here. After I wrote that comment, I just continued on, I made that stitch a sc, and continued practicing reading the chart (I had started this swatch yesterday, put it down, and continued with fresh eyes today) and I got a huge surprise! Stormborn Wrap / 3. Sicne you’ve already crocheted your cardigan you can extend the front panels by crocheting thicker ribbing. Then I saw this In The Clouds cardigan and decided I want to make it instead. Do you ever do that? It is inevitable that you will these floppy stretches with some MC designs (which feature extended sections of plain background). at a diagonal, whether you are working on the RS or on the WS (and therefore using the trick I showed above of “peeking over” and working a ddc into the RS) – should not make a difference. Yes for 770g I’d get 8 skeins of Billow Yarn If you’re using a different yarn I’d recommend getting a bit extra just to be safe! Bravo. ROW 42<(55, 55, 59, 59)>(photo 8), ROWS 10 – 16: As Rows 2 – 8<(39, 39, 43, 43)>, ROWS 18 – 24: As Rows 2 – 8<(43, 43, 47, 47)>, ROWS 26 – 32: As Rows 2 – 8<(47, 47, 51, 51)>, ROWS 34 – 40: As Rows 2 – 8<(51, 51, 55, 55)>, ROWS 42 – 48: As Rows 2 – 8<(55, 55, 59, 59)>. Start & end with 2dc for borders. Left/Right Arrows ( < and > ): when I chart out a pattern, I often add the left/right arrows along the edges to indicate direction of reading and working for that row. Usually, with tutorials, especially written/photographic ones, it works best and is much more understandable if you crochet along. This post may contain affiliate links, view our disclosure policy for details.. To recap: The Stonewash Coatigan is a modern crochet cardigan featuring tapered sleeves and seamless pockets for a coat-like look (hence the name Coat-igan ). In other words, if I had not seen your photis or the written instructions of “(1sc, 1ddc) x3, 4sc”, I would’ve made that last stitch a ddc. Working on the right side, invisibly stitch the pocket onto the crochet sweater. Please note that while I love it, the MM cast on is only my easy-to-remember nickname for it. When stitch my sleeves, one side is being increased but the other side isn’t. The ribbing is crocheted vertically and then the sleeves are crocheted directly on to the edge of the ribbing. R5-10: you should now be able to crochet these rows, following the chart. I was going to make the Easy Pocket Cardigan from your site and ordered my Lions Brand Heartland yarn. It’s a 100% pima cotton and a bulky (5) weight yarn. *I suggest trying on the cardigan to double check the pocket placement. Repeat steps for the neckline ribbing. To make gusseted pockets, cut the fabric about 3 to 4 inches wider than you want the pocket. So today we’re focusing on knitted sweaters with pockets. Leave loop on another marker. Well done. Lay your front panels on your back panels making sure the rows are going in the same direction with rows running horizontally. Do not fasten off! But there’s good reason for all the written instructions, so we can refer back to when learning, due to the nature of how certain things can get easily confused. Now let’s jump into our CMC tutorial so I can show you how you can just achieve the benefits of CMC. Using whip stitch, seam the pockets onto the shawl. Insert a marker into the last loop to prevent it from unravelling. Insert a large crochet hook into a space at the bottom, from right side to wrong side. then col.A followed by col.B in the other direction, Before crocheting a project I recommend crocheting a swatch to make sure you meet the gauge of the pattern so it fits correctly! I loved this pattern and video, was so easy for me to follow. Hi everyone, here’s part 2 of the Stonewash Pocket Coatigan pattern! Copyright © 2021 for the frills on the Brunch Pro Theme. Updated: 18 Nov 2020 I hope this helps, Grace . Stuff your Pocket Bear. front & back loops). Hi Emily, I’m sorry your cardigan didn’t work out on the first try.