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Mini Roselette - My 1st crochet sweater


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Learn to crochet your very first sweater with this easy-to-follow detailed step-by-step tutorial. Ready to take your crocheting skills to the next level? Search no more! With this very detailed visual tutorial, you will learn how to crochet a seamless sweater derived from uber-popular Roselette and Violaine tops. If you want to branch out from making scarves and dishclothes and already know how to chain, make a single crochet and a double crochet (US terms, UK equivalents given in pattern), you can do this!! In a few hours with the help of this step-by-step tutorial, you will make your first ever crocheted sweater. This tutorial includes 20 step-by-step photos to complement the detailed plain-english instructions. Meant to be used by people with no previous experience in crocheting with a pattern, there are no abbreviations at all to start with. Then a couple very obvious abbreviations (such as ch = chain, sc = single crochet) will be introduced in the course of the tutorial so you can progressively gain confidence in your pattern-reading skills. Furthermore, a 2nd version of the exact same pattern is provided using all the commonly used abbreviations and lingo so you can see it's not so difficult after a little practise. Once you've finished your miniature sweater, you'll be completely ready to tackle the full-size version of the same design, Roselette for babies and girls up to 10yo or Violaine for ladies in size XS to XL: one of my students had finished her very first Roselette baby sweaterone week only after completing this workshop ! And you can do it too! Pattern is written with a focus on detailed very EASY TO FOLLOW instructions, even for advanced beginner crocheters. Close-up and step by step pictures help you visualize what you are meant to do for each step. TECH: * Detailed written instructions + step by step photos * Crocheted top-down in one piece. No seaming. * Gauge is not crucial. Using worsted weight yarn should produce a sweater fit for Barbie doll * Also included: compact version including all the commonly used abbreviations to get used to the crochet lingo * Standard US crochet abbreviations used, with a list of UK equivalents. * Permission to sell your items made with this pattern, please mention my name & pattern. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You'll need to know the basic crochet stitches: how to chain, single-crochet and double-crochet. Any other special stitch will be explained (or link given to tutorial) in pattern GAUGE Gauge is not crucial for this project. OR approx 20 sts / 10 cm (4 in) for Barbie sized sweater. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS fits a Barbie doll

Recommended with this pattern

  • 5 mm (H) hook for a Barbie sized sweater, or hook to match yarn used
  • Remnants of yarn in 2 colors, in dk weight (for Barbie sized sweater) or yarn of your choice
  • tapestry needle, 1 small button

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Sylvie Damey
Sylvie Damey
Bonjour! I'm Sylvie Damey, french designer living in the french Alps. I learned to knit as a child, but taught myself to crochet a few years after my first daughter was born and I had started making things for her... Soon crochet completely took over knitting; crochet is so liberating and enpowering. I love to crochet clothes for my daughters or myself, always focusing on what I'd love to wear on a daily basis ... and what makes me happy ! :-) I'm a visual learner, so you'll find that I always add several in-progress pictures to my patterns so you always know what you're meant to do next. Feel free to subscribe to my newsletter to be the first to know about new pattern release, exclusive discounts..: