Cute Flare Sleeve Cardigan Crochet Pattern

Cute Flare Sleeve Cardigan Crochet Pattern

Summer is wrapping up, and I, for one, couldn’t be more excited.

Fall means warm soups, cozy blankets, chilly mornings, and an excuse to break out all of my favorite layers.

With cooler weather on the brain, this Cute Flare Sleeve Crochet Cardigan was conceived. I wanted to create a cardigan that was a little bit different and that would be perfect for the beginning of Fall without being too heavy.

Thus, this crochet cardigan pattern has a relaxed, boxy fit with cute, ¾ length flare sleeves that you can throw over a tank or tee for a little extra warmth, or wear as your main outerwear layer.

This crochet patterns is made with Cascade 220 in Tangerine, which is perfect for this cardigan because it’s a worsted weight yarn that combines breathability with warmth.  You’ll want a yarn that’s not too heavy since this is a light layer, while also being warm and soft.

With its bright pop of color and simple flare shape, this cardigan is giving me Fall Fever, and it’s ultra flattering on all shapes.

The Cute Flare Sleeve Cardigan is relaxed, with a boxy fit, and cute ¾ length flare sleeves that you can throw over a tank or tee for a little extra warmth. #crochetcardigan #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict

Cute Flare Sleeve Cardigan Crochet Pattern

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

MATERIALS:

Hook: H/8/5mm

Yarn: Cascade 220: 5 (6, 8) skeins in Tangerine Heather

Yarn Yardage: 1040 (1210, 1555) yds

Tools: Scissors, tapestry needle

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • st = stitch
  • ch = chain
  • sl = slip stitch
  • sc=single crochet
  • dc=double crochet
  • fpdc=front post double crochet
  • bpdc=back post double crochet

The pattern is written in a size small, with changes for medium, and large in parentheses.

FINISHED SIZE:

Bust: 41.75 (46.75, 51.75)”

Length: 21 (21, 24)”

Gauge: 16 dc x 8 rows =4”

Pattern:

Front (make two) :

Ch 45 (50, 55)

Row 1: Dc in the 3rd ch from the hook (2 skipped chs count as first dc), and in each st across. Ch 3 (counts as first dc of next row here and throughout), turn. 44 (49, 54) sts

Rows 2-30 (30, 36): Dc in each st across. Ch 3, turn.

Neck Shaping

Row 31 (31, 36): Dc in each st across until only 3 sts remain, dc2tog, dc in top of the turning ch. Ch 3, turn. 1 st decreased.

Row 32 (32, 37): Dc2tog in the next 2 sts, dc in each st across. Ch 3, turn. 1 st decreased.

Rows 33-42 (33-42, 38-48): Repeat rows 31 & 32. 32 (37, 42) sts at end of last row.

Fasten off.

The Cute Flare Sleeve Cardigan is relaxed, with a boxy fit, and cute ¾ length flare sleeves that you can throw over a tank or tee for a little extra warmth. #crochetcardigan #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict

Back (make one):

Ch 80 (90, 100)

Row 1: Dc in the 3rd ch from the hook (2 skipped chs count as first dc), and in each st across. Ch 3 (counts as first dc of next row here and throughout), turn. 79 (89, 99) sts

Rows 2-42 (42, 48): Dc in each st across. Ch 3, turn.

Fasten off.

Sleeve (make two):

Ch 45 (60, 75)

Row 1: Dc in the 3rd ch from the hook (2 skipped chs count as first dc), and in each st across. Ch 3 (counts as first dc of next row here and throughout), turn. 44 (59, 74) sts

Rows 2-7 (10, 12): Dc in each st across. Ch 3, turn.

Rows 8 (11, 13): Dc into the 1st st. *Dc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 dc into the next st, repeat from * across. Dc in last st. Ch 3 turn. 59 (79, 99) sts

Rows 9 (12, 14): Dc into the 1st st. *Dc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 dc into the next st, repeat from * across to last 1 (3, 2) sts. Dc in each remaining st. Ch 3 turn. 79 (106, 132) sts

Rows 10-13 (13-16, 15-18): Dc into the 1st st. Dc in each st across to last st. In the ch 3 of the previous row, make 2 dc. Ch 3, turn. 87 (114, 140) sts at end of last row.

Fasten off.

The Cute Flare Sleeve Cardigan is relaxed, with a boxy fit, and cute ¾ length flare sleeves that you can throw over a tank or tee for a little extra warmth. #crochetcardigan #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict

Finishing and assembly

Lay the back piece out, and place the front pieces on top, lining up the outer corners, whip st the shoulders together. Turn right side out, and lay the sleeve with the top centered at the shoulder seam. Pin in place. Stitch side below sleeve shut, then along underarm of the sleeve. Repeat on opposite side with the second sleeve.

Edging

Attach yarn to bottom corner of cardigan front, sc evenly around the opening, working up the front and around the back of the neckline to the bottom of opposite front panel, making sure to have an odd number of sc.

Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), fpdc around next st. *bpdc around next st, fpdc around next st, repeat from * across, dc in last st. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, *bpdc around next st, fpdc around next st, repeat from * across ending with dc in top of ch 3. Fasten off, and weave in all ends.   

The Cute Flare Sleeve Crochet Cardigan is so bright and colorful, you’ll have friends asking where you got it.  The good news is, it’s easy to crochet for all of your friends.

Worked up in mostly double crochet, this is a very beginner friendly pattern, so pick up those crochet hooks and make your very own Cute Flare Sleeve Cardigan today.

The Cute Flare Sleeve Cardigan is relaxed, with a boxy fit, and cute ¾ length flare sleeves that you can throw over a tank or tee for a little extra warmth. #crochetcardigan #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict

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