Beginner Crochet Sweater with Colorblock

For those of you looking to make your first sweater I have the class for you. Come learn with me in my NEW creativebug class, Crochet Colorblocked Sweater. This is a perfect class for beginners. I walk you through each step of the process. Making this beginner crochet sweater is easily done by making four separate pieces and seaming them together. Try out the class for FREE and see if you like the creativebug platform.

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Beginner Crochet Sweater with Colorblock:

First time sweater makers, have no fear! This is a great class for beginners or experienced crocheters wanting to dip their toe into garment making. With a simple four piece construction and oversize style you don’t have to worry about adding shaping. Focus on your stitches and let the pattern make your first crochet sweater.

After mastering the basics of crochet and basic projects you might be ready to try out your first garment. Try the Colorblocked Pullover in this class to get you started on your journey.

Rather than starting with a sweater that requires alot of shaping, try out this pullover pattern made up of two panels (a front and back) and two sleeves. Don’t be intimidated by the color changes happening in the middle of the piece vs. the edges. Color changing is easier than it looks and I show you how in this class.

What you will Learn:

  • Work a Foundation Double Crochet (fdc)
  • Work a Front Post Single Crochet (fpsc)
  • Seam with slip stitches
  • Change colors of yarn

Class Materials:

  • Red Heart Chic Sheep by Marly Bird™ yarn in two colors: Main color (A) – Velvet: 3 (3, 4, 4, 4) balls or 525 (575, 600, 650, 700) yards; Contrasting color (B) – Green Tea: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) balls or 350 (375, 400, 475, 500) yards
  • Crochet hook in size J/6 mm or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Split stitch markers
Chic Sheep by Marly Bird™ yarn

Chic Sheep by Marly Bird™ is a 100% Merino Wool sold by Red Heart. This yarn line is my baby! I have created this yarn line from the start picking the makeup and color pallet. I hope that you enjoy the 24 different color options that you have. Play around with what two colors you will put together for this piece.

Try the Class for FREE:

Don’t already have a creaivebug membership, not a problem! You can try out creativebug for FREE! Head over to their website and start your FREE trial. You can try out my new class along with a few others to see if you LOVE the platform.

Don’t forget to watch me LIVE with the creativebug team on their Facebook page every other month in 2019 for some yarning fun!

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Marly Bird

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Marly is a knitwear and crochet designer (and yarn addict) that is here to help you learn how to knit and crochet in a way that's fun and approachable.

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