I'm always cold, so I did a sweater to put over my clothes. It's really simple!
Use the wool (or cotton) you want, no problem if you have little of one colour or another: it's always beautiful! You'll need more or less 700 grams of wool for a medium size (I did mine bigger than me), size 4 crochet, yarn needle, one zipper or some bottons (I prefer the zipper).
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Step 1: Simple and Warm Granny Sweater
1st roung: 6 chain, close in circle with a slip stitch.
2nd r: 12 double crochets in the circle.
3rd r: 3 double crochets every 2 of the previous round (24 d.s.)
4th r: * in a space of the previous round 3 double crochets, in the next space "3 double crochets + a chain + 3 double crochet" all in that space ** repeat 4 times. This round will give the grannu square teh squared shape!
5th r (border): * in a space of the previous round 3 double crochets, in the next space 3 double crochet, in the next space "3 double crochets + a chain + 3 double crochet" all in that space ** repeat 4 times.
Important: read the next step for a note about the border!
Step 2: Crochet the Squares
For a medium size sweater you'll need 128 square. Given they are little, you'll do them in no time :)
If you need a bigger size, simply add a row or a column of square.
The pattern is really simple, it's a T-shape.
You can crochet the border of all the squares then sew them together with a needle or sew them while you crochet the border: to do this just do a slip stitch when passing from a group of three double stitch to another.
Make these rectangles:
2 rectangles 8x3 (open front)
1 rectangle 8x6 (back)
2 rectangles 4x7 (sleeves)
1 rectangle 4x1 (neck, optional)
Sew these rectagles as the T pattern.
Step 3: Finishing
Using a yarn needle sew the zipper (orthe botton) on the front and hide the "tails" that may be left behind crocheting and sewing.
Have a warm life!