Sven Sweater

from Moogly

Sven Sweater Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details







Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • half double crochet
  • work with multiple colors
  • basic seaming

Pattern Description:

As a mom of 2 boys, I've noticed over the years that most crocheted sweaters are designed for girls only. I wanted to design something that would really work for both boys and girls, and even when you don't know which kind of baby you're crafting for!

The Sven Sweater is crocheted top down, and each piece is joined as you go, so there's no seaming. The unique color pattern design gives this pattern an intermediate rating, and the PDF includes a link to a tutorial video which fully explains and demonstrates the technique.

Change up the colors, the buttons, the hood - this sweater lends itself to endless personalization, and is one you can make again and again.


13 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches in hdc

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-6 months
  • 6-12 months
  • 18 months
  • 2T


  • 5.0 mm (H) hook
  • yarn needle
  • sewing needle
  • 440-790 yds worsted weight yarn (4 colors

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 buttons and matching thread

Suggested yarn:

440 yards of Worsted weight

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

Average Review (of 1 review)
J.A.C. on

Excellent Sweater and hat  June 10, 2013

This is a fun pattern; I accidently skipped a page of instruction but carried on and still like the results.

About Designer

About Designer

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by tamara kelly
Bettendorf, Iowa
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Crafter, blogger, designer at, I've been crocheting for over 10 years and started designing my own stuff as soon as I mastered the sc! I also dabble in some other crafty things, but crochet is my first love.

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