Russell Sweater

Available in both men’s and boys’ sizes, this pullover makes a great gift for all the men in your life. It is worked cuff-to-cuff in back-loop-only half double crochet with the body stitches picked up and worked downward in front-loop-only single crochet. The easy shaping and simple stitches make this a relaxing go-to project while spending time with your boys.

Designer Annette Petavy
Finished Size: 27½ (29, 30, 38, 41, 44½)” chest circumference. Garment shown measures 41″, modeled with 5″ ease.
Yarn: Lion Brand Superwash Merino (100% merino; 306 yd [280 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #108 denim, 3 (3, 4, 6, 6, 7) balls.
Hook: Sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
• Stitch markers (m).
• yarn needle.
Gauge: 19 sts = 4″ in hdc blo with smaller hook; 16 rows = 5″ in hdc blo with smaller hook, unstretched; 17 sts and 18 rows = 4″ in sc flo with larger hook, stretched.


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