Stash Buster Sweater- Free Crochet Pattern

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The Stash Buster Sweater is super easy and fun to make and can be used with any of your leftover yarn in any color combo you like! I used Knit Picks Brava Worsted for the Stash Buster Sweater. 

However, you don’t  need to use the same brand of yarn for this! Just any worsted weight yarn you have lying around the house will do!

This pattern is easily customizable and versatile to get the fit and look you personally want!

Even if you have never crocheted clothing before, you can make this sweater!

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Stash Buster Sweater Crochet Pattern


700-1240 yards light worsted weight yarn (Knit Picks Brava Worsted was used in sample.)

I (5.5mm) crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge


Measuring tape

Tapestry needle




14 dc + 8 rows = 4”


XS – 30” bust, 32” finished circumference (700 yards)

S- 34” bust, 36” finished circumference (748 yards)

M- 38” bust, 40” finished circumference (905 yards)

L- 42” bust, 44” finished circumference (950 yards)

XL- 46” bust, 48” finished circumference (1100 yards)

2X- 50” bust, 52” finished circumference (1240 yards)

Pattern Notes

Starting lch does not count as first stitch.

You can do your sweater in any color combo you like or in one solid color. I chose to do a color block combo. I did the first two colors for 12 rows each and the last color for 24 rows.

Rectangles are worked from the top down, so place colors accordingly if working with multiple colors.

Pattern is written in size XS with additional sizes in parentheses, with stitch count for all sizes in parentheses at the end of each row.

Stitches Needed & Abbreviations

st(s)- stitch(es)


lch- long chain (pull up loop the length of a dc and then ch 1)

sc- single crochet

dc- double crochet

Rectangle (Make 2)

Ch 58 (65, 72, 79, 86, 93)

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook and across. (56, 63, 70, 77, 84, 91)

Row 2: Lch, turn, 1 dc in each st across. (56, 63, 70, 77, 84, 91)

Repeat row 2 until rectangle is 24” or desired length. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Sewing Rectangles Together

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Take your two rectangles and lay them on top of each other.

Pin where you plan to sew to make it easier to sew together. Pin and sew the top, leaving a 20” around hole in the middle for your head to go through (10” laid flat). For the sides, leave at least 12 rows on the top unsewn for your armholes and sew the rest of the way down until you get to the last 4 rows. Leave those unsewn.

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Armhole Trim

Join yarn to underarm of armhole, facing the right side of your sweater. Ch 1 and sc evenly around the armhole, keeping track of the number of stitches you do. Join to 1st st. Ch 1 and sc in each st around, join to 1st st. Fasten off. Do the same on the other side, using the same number of stitches you did on the first armhole.

Neckline Trim

Join yarn to corner of the neckline. Ch 1 and sc evenly around the neckline. Join to 1st st.


Fasten off. Weave in all ends. Block if needed.

Pattern is a copyright of Two Brothers Blankets. Please do not sell the pattern or alter in any way. (You may sell finished products from this pattern.) For pattern support please email [email protected]

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