Breton Ruffle Cuff Sweater Crochet Pattern
If you’re looking for an adorable classic sweater, look no further than the Breton Ruffle Cuff Sweater! This striped sweater is a classic crew neck with sweet ruffle trim on the cuffs.
It’s a one of a kind statement piece that will never go out of style the way trends often do. Striped Sweaters go with everything, and you can make this one with whatever colors you choose!
We now have a fantastic kit that we’ve put together in partnership with local yarn shops across America. This kit uses Berroco Pima Yarn, and if you’ve never used this yarn before you’re in for a treat. It’s a dreamy soft cotton that has a gorgeous drape to it. You can grab the kit for this pattern here. Each kit comes with the yarn needed to create the project and the digital pattern. Quantity is limited and there are only 10 kits available at this time.
The Breton Sweater would look great with your favorite pair of jeans. Or dress it up with a skirt in a corresponding color. This sweater is so simple and elegant. Once you make it, you’ll wonder how you came so far without it.
Breton Ruffle Cuff Sweater
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
Hook: 4.5mm, 5mm
Wisteria- 650 yds
Empire- 430 yds
Black Eyed Susan- 350 yds
Tools: Scissors, tapestry needle
st = stitch
ch = chain
sl = slip stitch
sc= single crochet
dc= double crochet
dc2tog= double crochet 2 together, decreasing st
SPECIAL INFORMATION: 20 dc x 8 rows = 4”
FINISHED SIZE: 22” wide, 23” long, sleeve circumference 18” at the shoulder, 19” long. The neckline is 10” wide
Body Panel (Make 2) 5mm hook:
Ch 95 (Empire)
Row 1: Dc into the 2nd ch from the hook, each st across.
Rows 2-6: Ch 2, dc in the second st. each st across.
Rows 7 (Black): Repeat row 2
Rows 8 &9 (Empire): Repeat row 2
Row 10 (Black): Repeat row 2
Rows 11 &12 (Wisteria): Repeat row 2
Rows 13-30: Repeat row 2, alternating 1 row of black with 2 rows of wisteria
Rows 31-37 (Wisteria): Dc across
Front panel only:
Row 38: place st marker in the center of work. Ch 2, dc to 1 st before marker. Sc into the marker. Turn work, do not ch.
Row 39: Loosely sc into 1st dc of the previous row. Dc2tog, dc in each st to end.
Row 40-48: Repeat rows 38 & 39. Break yarn, repeat on the other half of front panel.
Back panel only:
Rows 38-42 (Wisteria): Dc across
Rows 43-48: Repeat rows 38 & 39 from the front panel. Break yarn and repeat on the other half of back panel.
Sleeve (Make two) 5mm hook:
Ch 70 (Wisteria)
Row 1 & 2: Dc in each st across
Row 3-6: Ch 2, dc2tog next 2 st, dc across, dc2tog, dc in ch 2 of the previous row.
Row 7 (Black): Dc across
Rows 8 & 9 (Wisteria): Repeat Row 3
Rows 10-25: Repeat rows 7-9
Row 26: Repeat row 7
Rows 27 & 28 (Empire): Dc across
Row 29 (Black): Dc across
Rows 30-32 (Empire): Dc across
Cuffs (Make two) 4.5mm hook:
Ch 6 (Empire), Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, and across. Ch 1, turn, hdc in 3rd loop only. Repeat for 32 rows. Without breaking yarn, make 32 sc into top of the hdc. Ch 2, dc into same st, 2 dc in each st across for 64 dc. Ch 2, turn, dc in same st. 2 dc in each st across for 128 dc. Break yarn, leaving an 18” tail.
Band 4.5mm hook:
Ch 6, hdc into the 2nd ch from the hook and across. Ch 1, turn, hdc in 3rd loop only. Repeat for 144 rows. Without breaking yarn make 144 sc across the top. Turn, ch 2, dc into same st. 2 dc in each st across for 288 dc. Repeat row for 576 dc.
Neckline, 4.5mm hook:
Repeat same ribbing pattern as the cuffs and band (Ch 6, 3rd loop only hdc) for 60 rows. Break yarn, do not make the sc/dc ruffle portion.
Place the body panels together, whip stitching the shoulders together. Leaving a 9” gap from the top of the shoulder, whip st the sides together. Turn right side out, and lay the sleeve around the arm opening and loosely whip st in place. Once the sleeves are attached, turn inside out and whip st length of sleeve closed. Turn right side out, and lay the cuffs on the sleeve, with the ruffled portion facing the shoulder. Whip st in place, then whip st the edges of the ruffle together. Repeat for the band. Lay the neck piece around the neckline and pin in place to ensure it lays properly. Whip st in place.
Assembly and finishing.
The best part about making your own sweater is that you don’t have to worry about it falling apart. You can wear your Breton Ruffle Cuff Sweater until there are holes in it, and then just make another. The pattern for this striped sweater is that simple.
And believe us. Once you see how stylish this sweater is, you’ll never take it off.