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I have always loved crafting!

My mom and I learned to crochet together when I was 12 because there was a crocheted vest I wanted to make. We worked through it and figured it out together. I have ...

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Splashes of Violets Cardigan (T09-015)

from Crochet by Kathy
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Splashes of Violets Cardigan (T09-015)
Splashes of Violets Cardigan (T09-015)
Splashes of Violets Cardigan (T09-015)
Splashes of Violets Cardigan (T09-015)
Splashes of Violets Cardigan (T09-015)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should already know how to ch, sl st, sc, hdc and dc.
  • Additional stitches are explained in the instructions.

Pattern Description:

This classic cardigan sports violet motifs around the entire bottom edge, with a single motif at the top back. An option for a black cardigan with burgundy flowers is also provided.

This is an easy to intermediate thread crochet project. The body is worked from the bottom up. The motifs on the bottom edge are worked in a connect-as-you-go technique, and the body of the cardigan is worked all the way around from the motifs up. The sleeves are added on and crocheted from the top down. The only seaming is the sleeve seam. Detailed charts are also included for reference for each of size.

This pattern is written in U.S. terms.


Working in pattern:
9 3-dc groups = 4" across
8 3-dc rows = 3-3/4"
Motif measures 3-1/8" square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The finished chest sizes are: 30-5/8", 33-3/4", 36-7/8", 40" and 43-1/8".


  • Crochet cotton size 10, in 400 yd. (365 m) balls - light ecru (5-8 balls), and small amounts of lavender and light green
  • Size 7 (1.65 mm) steel crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • 1/2" round buttons (8-10)