By Sierra Fontaine from Sierra’s Crafty Creations.
The best friend cardi is a great open lace crochet top perfect for spring and summer! It features an open vest style.
This is an intermediate-level pattern using the Broom Stick style stitch.
Finished Sizes: This pattern is written for children and adult sizes! Child Sizes 2T-10 Adult Sizes XS-3XL
Child sizes (SIZE LENGTH CHEST):
- 2T 15 in 21”
- 3T 15 in 22”
- 4T 15 in 23.5”
- 5 17 in 25”
- 6 17 in 27”
- 7 17 in 27”
- 8 21 in 28”
- 10 21 in 30”
Chest sizing in inches for adults
- XSmall 32 in
- Small 36 in
- Medium 39 in
- Large 43 in
- XL 47 in
- 2XL 56 in
- Size 4 worsted weight yarn (cotton is preferred, but you can use any fiber you would like!) *yardage will be listed in sizing groups below*
- 5 mm H hook
- 15.75 mm Q hook (or any object/utensil that is 1 inch in width/height. This will be used to measure the height of the “Broom Stick” style stitches throughout the pattern. Other objects you can use: a ruler, or a 15 mm knitting needle)
- Yarn Needle
- Stitch marker (1-2 total)
- Measuring tape *Optional*
Skill Level: Intermediate
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This crochet sweater pattern is available in all women’s sizes from XS to 5XL. It’s a great gift idea during the cold winter months.
Not only is this the perfect sweater for both genders, but it is also available in all sizes from 2T through to adult 5XL.
There are so many reasons to add this crochet sweater pattern to your library! It’s not only comfy and cozy, but it is easy and available in multiple women’s sizes.
This cheerful sweater is perfect for using up leftover yarns. It looks great with jeans, but could be worn in different ways depending on your color choices.
With three colors, it makes it super easy to make this to match other clothes and accessories.
Not only is this sweater quick and easy to make, but it’s also cozy and available in multiple women’s sizes.