I am SO excited to debut my first top-down fitted sweater pattern: the Shanti Sweater! This gorgeous circular yoke crochet pattern is available in sizes from XS to 5XL, and is very much a beginner-friendly design.
Shanti Sweater crochet pattern
When designing this sweater pattern, I wanted something both comfortable and flattering. This is my first top-down fitted sweater and I could not be more pleased with how it turned out. So comfy to wear and so chic too!
I decided to call this the Shanti Sweater because Shanti means “peace” in Sanskrit and I think we could all use a little peace in our lives right now. ♥
This is a fun variation of the regular double crochet that lends a fantastic texture, appearance, while also creating a nice, squishy fabric. You’ll love to wear this sweater whether you’re hanging out on the couch, or headed out for a walk with the dog. (or out and around town – when we’re allowed to!)
I have made for myself two different sizes of this pattern, both using the Bernat Softee Baby yarn. The grey version is a size XL and uses the Flannel colorway. The red version is a size large and uses the Little Red Wagon colorway. The XL definitely fits me better, and that is what size I normally wear. But I do love them both! The sizing chart below will help you decide which size to make for yourself.
Bernat Softee Baby (Size 3/DK/Lightweight) – “Little Red Wagon” (size L) and “Flannel” (size XL) colorways pictured
-approx. 975 yards for X-Small
-approx. 1050 for Small
-approx. 1170 for Medium
-approx. 1250 yards for L
-approx. 1400 yards for XL
-approx. 1550 yards for 2XL
-approx. 1700 yards for 3XL
-approx. 1850 yards for 4XL
-approx. 2000 yards for 5XL
Crochet hook in size G/4mm
Sizing: (XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
I do hope you love this new sweater pattern, and that you are ready to knock this one out of the park!