Crochet Sweater Pattern- Raleigh Tunic
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This simple crochet sweater pattern is tunic style in length and great for cold winter weather!
It is made with bulky (#5) weight yarn, which will keep you very warm!
Bulky weight yarn is so nice for quick projects, and since crochet sweaters can be quite time consuming, I wanted to try my hand at a sweater made with bulky yarn!
I love a tunic length sweater in the winter because I love to wear leggings and boots! So I knew I wanted this to be a longer crochet sweater pattern, but customizable for those who wanted it shorter.
This crochet sweater pattern is made with bulky (#5) weight yarn. I used Loops & Threads Charisma for my sweater.
This bulky weight yarn is made of 100% acrylic and is very soft and sturdy. It is available in 48 different colorways and is less than $5 per skein. I used the color Red for my sweater.
Charisma yarn is one of my go to bulky yarns. It’s so nice!
A few other great bulky (#5) weight yarns that you could use are WeCrochet Brava Bulky or Lion Brand Color Made Easy.
The sweater is worked from the top down in once piece. It has a circular yoke. You will work the body of the sweater first and add sleeves at the end.
The Raleigh Tunic is a slightly over sized crochet sweater, with 6″ of positive ease. The pattern comes in women’s sizes XS to 2X.
The pattern is rated Easy in pattern difficulty and uses very basic crochet stitches. You’ll need to know how to do the half double crochet stitch, as well as how to hdc2tog. You’ll also need to know front and back post double crochet.
You can easily customize this sweater pattern to fit your preferences.
Where to Purchase
You can purchase this crochet sweater pattern on Ravelry and Etsy!
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Michelle has been crocheting since 2011 and has been designing crochet patterns since 2014! She specializes in modern garments and accessories for your handmade wardrobe. Michelle has been featured in Happily Hooked Magazine, thehooknooklife.com, wecrochet.com, ourmakerlife.com, and several other websites. She is committed to providing the highest quality crochet information and patterns that instill a true feeling of pride, enjoyment, and accomplishment when completing a project.