Sweetheart Sweater Crochet Pattern - This adorable Sweetheart Sweater Crochet Pattern has a fun heart pattern made with one of my favorite stitches... the bobble stitch!
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Sweetheart Sweater Crochet Pattern

February 10, 2019

This adorable Sweetheart Sweater Crochet Pattern has a fun heart pattern made with one of my favorite stitches… the bobble stitch! This pattern is written in kid’s sizes S – XL.

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This sweater is made with worsted weight yarn and is really warm. Other than the bobble stitches, it’s all sc so there aren’t any holes and it’s a really solid piece of fabric.

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Sweetheart Sweater Crochet Pattern - This adorable Sweetheart Sweater Crochet Pattern has a fun heart pattern made with one of my favorite stitches... the bobble stitch!

Sweetheart Sweater Crochet Pattern

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Materials
Worsted weight yarn (approx. 650 yds for S, 830 yds for M, 945 yds for L, 985 yds for XL) – I used Paintbox Simply Aran in Raspberry Pink
I/5.5 mm hook
Yarn needle
Scissors
Stitch markers

Level
intermediate

Pattern notes & stitches to know
Sl st – slip stich
Ch – chain
Dc – double crochet
Sc – single crochet
Fpdc – front post double crochet
Bpdc – back post double crochet
Bobble – *yarn over, insert into stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops* repeat 4 more times. You have 6 loops on hook. Yarn over, pull through all loops on hook
Sc3tog – single crochet 3 together
Sc2tog – single crochet 2 together

Approximate Finished Size:
Pattern is written in kid’s sizes S (5/6), M (7/8), L (9/10), XL (11/12)
Width across the back: S (15”) M (16”) L (17”) XL (18”)
Length: S (17”) M (18”) L (19”) XL (20”)
Armhole: S (6”) M (6.5”) L (7”) XL (7.5”)
Sleeve Length: S (13”) M (13.5”) L (14”) XL (14.5”)

Gauge: 14 sc x 16 rows = 4” x 4”

Written in US terms

Ch 1 does not count as stitch

SWEETHEART SWEATER

– pattern written in S, M noted in ( ), L noted in [ ], XL noted in { }

FRONT

Ch 55 (59) [63] {67} – leave a long end for sewing

Row 1: dc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 2: ch 2, turn, dc in first stitch, *fpdc, bpdc* repeat from * to * across to last 2, fpdc in next, dc in last (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 3: ch 2, turn, dc in first stitch, *bpdc, fpdc* repeat from * to * across to last 2, bpdc in next, dc in last (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 4: ch 1, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 5: ch 1, turn, sc in 16 (18) [20] {22} stitches, bobble in next, sc in 19 stitches, bobble in next, sc in remaining 16 (18) [20] {22} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 6: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 7: ch 1, turn, sc in 15 (17) [19] {21} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in next, bobble in next*, sc in 17 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 15 (17) [19] {21} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 8: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 9: ch 1, turn, sc in 14 (16) [18] {20} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 3 stitches, bobble in next*, sc in 15 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 14 (16) [18] {20} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 10: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 11: ch 1, turn, sc in 13 (15) [17] {19} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 5, bobble in next*, sc in next 13 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 13 (15) [17] {19} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 12: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 13: ch 1, turn, sc in 12 (14) [16] {18} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 7, bobble in next*, sc in next 11 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 12 (14) [16] {18} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 14: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 15: ch 1, turn, sc in 11 (13) [15] {17} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 9 stitches, bobble in next*, sc in next 9 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 11 (13) [15] {17} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 16: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 17: ch 1, turn, sc in 11 (13) [15] {17}, *bobble in next, sc in 4, bobble, sc in 4, bobble*, sc in 9 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 11 (13) [15] {17} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 18: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 19: ch 1, turn, sc in 12 (14) [16] {18} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 2, bobble in next, sc in 1, bobble in next, sc in 2, bobble in next*, sc in next 11 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 12 (14) [16] {18} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 20: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 21: ch 1, turn, sc in 13 (15) [17] {19} stitches, *bobble in next 2, sc in 3, bobble in next 2*, sc in next 13 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 13 (15) [17] {19} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 22: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 23: ch 1, turn, sc in 6 (8) [10] {12} stitches, bobble in next, sc in next 19 stitches, bobble in next, sc in next 19 stitches, bobble in next, sc in remaining 6 (8) [10] {12} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 24: ch 1, turn, sc in each remaining stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 25: ch 1, turn, sc in 5 (7) [9] {11} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 1, bobble in next*, sc in next 17 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in 17 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 5 (7) [9] {11}  stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 26: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 27: ch 1, turn, sc in 4 (6) [8] {10} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 3, bobble in next*, sc in next 15 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in next 15 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 5 (7) [9] {11} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 28: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 29: ch 1, turn, sc in 3 (5) [7] {9} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 5, bobble in next*, sc in next 13 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in next 13 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 3 (5) [7] {9} stitches, (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 30: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 31: ch 1, turn, sc in 2 (4) [6] {8} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 7 stitches, bobble in next*, sc in next 11 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in next 11 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 2 (4) [6] {8} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 32: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 33: ch 1, turn, sc in 1 (3) [5] {7} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 9, bobble in next*, sc in next 9 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in next 9 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 1 (3) [5] {7} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 34: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 35: ch 1, turn, sc in 1 (3) [5] {7} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 4, bobble in next, sc in 4, bobble in next*, sc in next 9 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in next 9 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 1 (3) [5] {7} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 36: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 37: ch 1, turn, sc in 2 (4) [6] {8} stitches, *bobble in next, sc in 2, bobble in next, sc in 1, bobble in next, sc in 2, bobble in next*, sc in next 11 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in next 11 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 2 (4) [6] {8} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 38: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 39: ch 1, turn, sc in 3 (5) [7] {9} stitches, *bobble in the next 2, sc in 3, bobble in the next 2*, sc in next 13 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in next 13 stitches, repeat from * to *, sc in remaining 3 (5) [7] {9} stitches (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 40: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Repeat rows 5 – 21 once to Row 57

Row 58: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Continue to neckline for S

M, L, XL, repeat previous row to Row (60) [62] {64}

NECKLINE

The next row starts the neckline ending with 1 sc3tog

Row 59 (61) [63] {65}: ch 1, turn, sc in 20 (21) [22] {23} stitches, sc3tog (21, (22) [23] {24})

Row 60 (62) [64] {66}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (21, (22) [23] {24})

Row 61 (63) [65] {67}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch to the last 3, sc3tog (19, (20), [21], {22})

Row 62 (64) [66] {68}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (19, (20), [21], {22})

Row 63 (65) [67] {69}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch to the last 3, sc3tog (17, (18), [19] {20})

Row 64 (66) [68] {70}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (17, (18), [19] {20})

Row 65 (67) [69] {71}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across to the last 3, sc3tog (15, (16), [17], {18})

Row 66 (68) [70] {72} – 72 (76) [80] {84}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (15, (16), [17], {18})

Fasten off, leave a long end for sewing.

The photo shows what the front should look like at this point

Turn the sweater to the back

Join yarn to row 59 (61) [63] {65} at 23 (24) [25] {26}  stitches from the left

Row 59 (61) [63] {65}: : ch 1, sc3tog, sc in each stitch across (21, (22) [23] {24})

Row 60 (62) [64] {66}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (21, (22) [23] {24})

Row 61 (63) [65] {67}: ch 1, turn, sc3tog, sc in each stitch across (19, (20), [21], {22})

Row 62 (64) [66] {68}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (19, (20), [21], {22})

Row 63 (65) [67] {69}: ch 1, turn, sc3tog, sc in each stitch across (17, (18), [19] {20})

Row 64 (66) [68] {70}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (17, (18), [19] {20})

Row 65 (67) [69] {71}: ch 1, turn, sc3tog, sc in each stitch across (15, (16), [17], {18})

Row 66 (68) [70] {72} – 72 (76) [80] {84}: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch across (15, (16), [17], {18})

Do not fasten off

COLLAR

You will work around the inside of the neckline creating a collar

Row 1: ch 1, sc evenly around (make sure to have an even number of stitches)

Row 2: ch 2, turn, (from the left count 14 (16) [18] {20} stitches, place a stitch marker), dc in 6 (8) [10] {12} stitches, dc2tog 4 times, dc in each stitch to the stitch marker, dc2tog 4 times, dc in remaining stitches

In the next row you will work fpdc and bpdc. When working these stitches around the dc2tog, be sure to go around the entire stitch

Row 3: ch 2, turn, dc in first stitch, *fpdc, bpdc* repeat from * to * across to last stitch, dc in last stitch

Row 4: repeat row 3

Fasten off, weave in the ends

BACK

Ch 55 (59) [63] {67} – leave a long end for sewing

Row 1: dc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 2: ch 2, turn, dc in first stitch, *fpdc, bpdc* repeat from * to * across to last 2, fpdc in next, dc in last (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 3: ch 2, turn, dc in first stitch, *bpdc, fpdc* repeat from * to * across to last 2, bpdc in next, dc in last (53, (57), [61], {65})

Row 4: ch 1, sc in each stitch across (53, (57), [61], {65})

Repeat row 4 to Row 72 (76) [80] {84}

Fasten off, leave a long end for sewing

SEWING

With both pieces wrong side out, place the front on top of the back. Use stitch markers to keep the shoulders in place. With the long end and your yarn needle, sew the shoulders closed with a whip stitch.

Use stitch markers for the sides. With your long ends and yarn needle sew the sides closed with a whip stitch. Leave a 6 (6.5) [7] {7.5} inch space at the top for arm holes.

Fasten off, weave in all your ends.

SLEEVES

The sleeves are worked in turned rounds. Be careful not to work into the sl st, as it will be first since your are turning

Join yarn to the bottom of an armhole

Round 1: ch 1, sc evenly around, working 1 sc in the end of each row, join to first sc with sl st

Round 2: ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each stitch around to the last 2, sc2tog, join to first sc with sl st

Repeat round 2 to Round 12

Round 13: ch 1, turn, sc in each stitch around

Repeat round 13 to Round 47 (49) [51] {53}

Round 48 (50) [52] {54}: ch 1, turn, *sc, sc2tog* repeat from * to * around, join to first sc with sl st (needs to be an even number of stitches – add to take out sc2tog as needed)

Round 49 (51) [53] {55}: ch 2, turn, *fpdc, bpdc*, repeat from * to * around, join to first fpdc with sl st

Round 50 (52) [54] {56]: repeat previous round

Fasten off, weave in the ends.

Repeat other sleeve.

And you’re done with this cute sweater!

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Sweetheart Sweater Crochet Pattern - This adorable Sweetheart Sweater Crochet Pattern has a fun heart pattern made with one of my favorite stitches... the bobble stitch!

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