(photo 1). I’m quite short (160cm/5’3″) but as long as you follow the gauge your cardigan should match the measurements in the pattern. E.g. So that the yarn starts and ends on the RE of the work. Thank you for sharing it. (Or Linked dc for a firmer border.). Seam up the sides from the bottom 48 (46, 47, 45) rows towards the arm pit to create the arm opening. Thank you!!! Your cardigan will just be warmer than if you’d used cotton. See, that wasn’t too hard, was it? The world grows bigger and better and smarter with each idea shared. Make sleeves approx. Repeat from * 6 times. 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 … When you look at this a bit more carefully, you will note that you are to: Addendum (18 Nov 2020):In the next 2 rows (R4 & R5), we will be working with RS facing you. I need to see this.in real life. You need to keep them free so that stitches can be overlaid over stitches and worked/dropped into the FLs to form the Mosaic Crochet patterns. You can choose to orient the pocket so that they have vertical lines as well.] Do you do other types of crochet or are you only interested in Mosaic Crochet? It’s been a long while since I’ve designed an oversized cardigan (check out the Briar Cardigan!) Tip 1: For a Neater Back (WS) Usually, with tutorials, especially written/photographic ones, it works best and is much more understandable if you crochet along. Good luck. Well done. Note: this tutorial is more meaningful to someone who already know the basics of Mosaic Crochet. The section just above was worked with WS facing you. How do I make it increase on both side of the sleeve? Just a quick question…… when you turn the foundation row to start first sc row, you go into 2nd stitch. With the RS facing you, insert crochet hook into last st of BODY ROW 40 (where we left off before the pockets). I chose to do medium and it still looks way shorter than I thought it was going to be. as this cardigan stitch has a waffle-like stitch texture! 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). Outer Box (red in this example): total work area, including borders on each side. Would it be eight as a reference to your blog saying 770g, if I’m reading correctly? The gauge for this crochet scarf with pockets is 8 rows x 8 sts is 4″ x 4″ in pattern repeat. Here are the photos showing parts of R3. (Here it is working a (1sc1dc tog).) The astute amongst you will already have noted that I have 2 directional arrows per edge. really pleased with them. FYI: You can refer to How To Overlay Mosaic Crochet, if you would like to learn how to use the Overlay MC method . You can also use the modified chart here for further practice with the CMC method if you want to. I have also added a note (and will do so henceforth in future patterns) to make it clear that the “v”s are manually added but users should and will want to be able to read a mosaic chart even without the “v” indicators. I am not sure if I will ever have pattern testers but it is something I have thought of, on and off. Hi Emily, I’m sorry your cardigan didn’t work out on the first try. I used 2 chains and that seemed fine. This will be fixed – FL is the front loop of stitches wrt to RS of work facing up. Using whip stitch, seam the pockets onto the shawl. (photo 10), Align top of the sleeve with the shoulder seam. My borders are worked in LDCs/Linked Double Crochet (though you can use ordinary dc/double crochet too). Do you have my email from my replies? The back fits but the front is far to small. Here I worked only a 1-stitch seam/border on both sides. Hi Mackenzi, If you follow gauge and use the same yarn as the sample your cardigan should end up like mine! 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). R3/B (WS): (Note: we are still working in the same direction as the previous row: LE to RE. Thanks Anna! (This just holds them together evenly……if you don’t need the pin, skip it.) Copyright ©2019 Forthefrills. The chains allow the cardigan to be super airy and breezy and it creates more of a mesh like fabric rather than a solid stitched surface. You will need to do a little sewing when you add the pockets, but there are very detailed instructions and pictures for you as you will see in the pattern below. So let’s get to the tutorial immediately … or rather after I set out some clarifying notes so we are all on the same page. Holeless Corner to Corner Crochet; How To, Strong Crochet Strap; How to Thermal Stitch, Crochet Stitches & Symbols - Pictorial Library, Chinese Box Top in Clean Mosaic Crochet (pattern avai), Cats Pocket Scarf in Clean Mosaic Crochet – FREE graph pattern, Crochet Stitches & Symbols – Pictorial Library, Mosaic Crochet Overview – the Differences, NO TAILS – no need to start and cut the yarn for every row, SAVE TIME & YARN – no need for double layered borders or other means of dealing with yarn tails, NO UNSIGHTLY EDGES – no need to carry up unsightly yarn along one edge as in the 2-row method. Before you moan and groan and turn away from a deceptively complex illustration, just spare a moment to think about me and what I had to do to put this together for you!!! Because with written tutorials, when I need to remember just that one bit in the middle of the whole thing, I can more easily locate the needed info in written (& photos) tutorial than trying to go move a video forward and back, to find that info. Trim around pockets: With Light Gray: Row 1: Attach yarn in any st. Ch 1, sc evenly around pocket opening, sl st in first sc of row. I hope this helps, 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. You are brilliant. Apr 6, 2018 - Explore Mary Ann Nash's board "Knitting-pockets", followed by 911 people on Pinterest. I have only modified  LillaBjorn’s Nya charted pattern slightly for this illustration. [Yo, insert hook in next st or sp, yo, pull up loop, yo, pull through 2 loops] 2 times, yo, pull … Now trying to decide which to start on .. Hi, I live in South Africa and used a Double knit wool. To be consistent, we will use this mosaic chart that I alreadty used for the various  samples in Overview of Mosaic Crochet – the Differences. I at least hoped it would reach my thigh but it didn’t :(. It’s incredibly light so you get amazing yardage per 100g and it has a downy, almost lofty halo like texture to it. 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. Grace , hi i have made 2 of these but i had to alter the sleeves a bit followed your pattern but where not wide enough to fit arm holes so i altered yours and did my and fitted like a glove i used acrylic yarn and a cotton and viscose And it involves, amongst other things, lots of slanted lines to create the outlines for the cats. ROW 1: With the 7mm hook, ch 1, SC in 1st row, *ch 1, SC in next row; rep from * until last row, turn.<31>(photo 7), ROWS 2 – 10: Ch 1, SC in 1st st, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until end, turn.<31>, ROW 11: 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.<35>, Repeat ROWS 2-11 until your sleeve measures 38(40, 40) cm / 15(16, 16)” approx. Generally, what is front loop or back loop depends on whether the RS or the WS of work is facing you. Take care to pin it straight both horizontally and vertically. I was thinking that I’ll probably use it for all my projects, not just mosaic! Thanks. I call this the Clean Mosaic Crochet method because it is truly clean in a number of important ways. I am around 5’5 or 5’6 so im not too tall. Sorry I have to show you using another piece of work. 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). ROW 109(114, 113, 116, 115, 119, 120). ), I will be publishing the MC “cats” chart soon(ish). The size guide says to ch 119 for 3xl but when I go to the pattern it says to chain 84 for 3xl. Would it hurt anyway if I added a few more rows to the back panel or would that throw everything off? Your email address will not be published. You may not mind this and that is ok as they really are not a problem. I am fairly new to crochet! If I could use one word to describe, Billow it would be LUSH. ROW 1: SC in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, sk 1 st, SC; rep from * until end, turn. Hello again Anna! Follow the stitch counts in the actual pattern itself. This technique works beautifully! Updated: 21 Sept, 2020. 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. These are easy crochet pockets that are crocheted separately and then sewn onto the cardigan. Drop MC (do not cut or carry). I am not going into huge details here but will just lay out the core logic so you can adapt it to any situation. 720(770, 840, 940, 1000, 1100, 1160)g*WeCrochet’s Billow is a very unique pima cotton – the texture is downy, soft and closer to a merino-cotton blend or an acrylic, rather than a traditional 100% cotton yarn. Proceed directly to ‘SECOND FRONT PANEL’ instructions. I found that too. I’m looking forward to making something larger with CMC. Hi Jamie, the size guide notes are just a generalised example to understand how to read the pattern. “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. This yarn is so luxurious with an almost silky touch but at the same time its soft and cloudlike! See more ideas about knitting, knitting tutorial, knitting techniques. And the “v” also visually reminds us that we are lowering or dropping a stitch into a lower row. So, it’s great practice if you’re just learning how to seam crochet pieces together . as per indicated in the chart. Remember that we will be using the same trick of working ddc into the RS of the work from the WS, as detailed above. If you make one, tag me @highlandhickorydesigns on your social media so I can enjoy your work too. Hi Grace! Whip stitch sleeves to the armhole opening on the body panel. The ribbing is crocheted separately and sewn to the pocket. < is when you are facing the RS and reading graph from right to left. 2) R3. Pin ribbing along neckline and whip stitch ribbing to neckline. You don’t turn after foundation row (R0). ROW 64(67, 75, 83, 91, 99, 106). After Row 5, reading the chart and doing your new method just clicked, and I was done with Row 10 very, very quickly! Then I saw this In The Clouds cardigan and decided I want to make it instead. Here’s a link to a photo of my practice swatch – it’s very, very messy, and I did the foundation row too tight, and I ended up cutting my yarn once because I didn’t keep one of the colors on the proper side, and I didn’t bother making the edges neat, but I was focused on the chart, so, that’s my excuse! Thank you kindly for your reply..I love the cardigan! 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. 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