Crochet Sweater Pattern – Plumbago

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Woman wearing a navy blue crochet sweater, called the Plumbago Sweater.

I am so excited to share my newest crochet sweater pattern – Plumbago! This pattern is in the Spring 2022 Issue of Crochet Foundry Magazine!

Pattern Inspiration

A long sleeved, lightweight sweater with eyelets down the sleeve has been on my “to-design” list for a while! So when I saw the call for the Crochet Foundry spring issue, I knew that was the design that I wanted to propose.

I have a thing for eyelets. They are such an easy way to add flare and class to a crochet garment. I just love how elegant they look! I also love picot trims! You’ll find this style of trim in a number of my designs. I used both eyelets and a picot trim to give this design the look I wanted and I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out!

Close up photo of the sleeve of a crochet sweater called the Plumbago Sweater.

Pattern Details

The Plumbago crochet sweater is a top down, raglan style workup. It is made with fingering (#1) weight yarn. I used WeCrochet Gloss fingering for my sweater.

Gloss Fingering yarn is a merino wool/silk blend. It is a dream to work with and comes in 17 beautiful colorways.

This pattern is rated intermediate, mostly because it is a garment that requires some shaping, increases and decreases, and sizing knowledge. The stitches, however, are very basic and beginner friendly.

Close up of woman wearing a navy blue crochet sweater, called the Plumbago Sweater.

Plumbago is worked from the top down with just a bit of seaming at the sleeve cuff. Everything else is worked in the round, joining at the end of each round and turning.

The Plumbago Sweater crochet pattern comes in 9 sizes ranging from women’s XS to 5X.

Flat lay image of the Plumbago crochet sweater in progress with the yarn and crochet hook lying next to it.

About the Magazine

Crochet Foundry Magazine is a digital magazine for crocheters that features size inclusive garment patterns curated beautifully with a certain color palette and theme. The Spring 2022 theme is Here We Grow and the color palette is pastels, gray, and navy.

There are 13 patterns in this issue – 9 garments, and 4 additional accessory or home décor patterns. All of the garments are perfect transitional garments for the warmer weather coming! These garments will brighten your day with their beautiful colors and trendy styles!

Photo of the cover page of the Spring 2022 Issue of Crochet Foundry Magazine.

Where to Purchase

You can purchase the Plumbago Sweater crochet pattern on Ravelry and Etsy!

Head on over and grab your own copy of the Crochet Foundry Spring 2022 Magazine issue now! Use code SPRING22 at checkout, March 4-8, for 20% off!

Want to try before you buy? Check out my ever growing list of Free Crochet Patterns!

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    1. Hi! Yes, if you go up a hook size or two to start it will make the neckline bigger without having to change the stitch counts.

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