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The Siesta Sweater is going to be your go to top for both spring and fall! This design has been an idea I’ve had on the back burner since last winter and I finally was able to complete it! I wanted something simple, but that looked intricate! I also wanted something great for transitioning into a new season. It turned out just as beautiful as I had hoped!
The Siesta Sweater is made with Knit Picks Brava Sport , however, you can use any sport weight yarn you have on hand.
The pattern difficulty is labeled as intermediate.
This sweater is a bottom up sweater with sleeves added at the end. There is only a small amount of seaming at the shoulders.
The instructions from this pattern come in women’s sizes XS to 2X.
This sweater is fitted with only about one inch of positive ease. If you would like a looser fit, go up one size.
The lacy trim is optional, but I feel that it adds a nice finish to the body of the sweater.
This crochet pattern uses the herringbone half double crochet stitch. I am a left-handed crocheter. If you are a right-handed crocheter the steps will be the same, but you will be working in the opposite direction of the video.
More Transitional Sweater Patterns
Springtime Sweater – a beautiful and simple 3/4 sleeve sweater!
Tuscan Sun Tunic – made with DK (#3) weight yarn, this tunic looks great with leggings and boots!
Katie Blouse – light and lacy and great for spring or fall!
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Michelle has been crocheting for over 8 years and has been designing crochet patterns for 6 of those years. 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.