Suzette Stitch Blanket Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

by | Sep 8, 2020 | Cardigans, Clothing, Crochet Patterns, Fall, Winter | 2 comments

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So many stitches- so little time! That’s been the theme in my life lately. I’ve been doing my freelance web design work now for about 5 months since the start of the pandemic lockdown, and business has been picking up. I crocheted this blanket cardigan back in summer, because I knew that the fall season would be a busy one for me.

I learned the Suzette Stitch and knew I had to make something large-scale from this lovely stitch pattern. Made up of just single and double crochets, the stitch is beautiful and beginner friendly. This cardigan looks like a lovely and complicated piece, but really it’s just a large square that is seamed with arm holes, making it the perfect cardigan pattern for beginners, or anyone who just loves the silhouette and some easy T.V. crocheting.

Materials: 

1200-1500 yards (Lion Brand Pound of Love- Oxford Gray approx 1.1 skein)

Crochet hook: Us size 9 (5.5mm)

Yarn needle

Abbreviations:

Ch : chain

Sc : single crochet

Dc : double crochet

Pattern Notes:

I used just over 1 skein of Lion Brand Pound of Love. This pattern is one size fits most. For larger or smaller sizes, chain an even number of stitches for suzette st. 

Suzette Stitch:

1. 1 sc, 1 dc) in the 2nd chain from the hook *skip one stitch (1 sc, 1 dc) in the next stitch* repeat from * to * across to the last 2 stitches, skip one stitch, sc in last st

2. ch 1, turn, (1 sc, 1 dc) all in first sc, skip the next dc, *(1 sc, 1 dc) in next sc, skip next dc* repeat from * to * across, sc in last stitch 

Repeat row 2 for pattern

Still not sure how to do this stitch? Check out this great video tutorial by Make & Do Crew, another amazing source for free crochet patterns!

Begin Pattern: 

Ch 124

Work in suzette st. until piece measures 38×38” (96cmx96cm)

Fold all 4 corners toward center, seam from center, leaving holes for arms.

I hope you enjoyed this pattern, it was very fun to make, and so cozy to wear. I get lots of compliments on the cardigan whenever I wear it out. It’s one of those knits that will never go out of style!

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2 Comments

  1. Liz

    Hi! This is wonderful!! Only problem is I don’t know how to crochet. Any possibility have something similar in knitting?? I haven’t knitted in years but have decided to go @ it again. Want more than Afghans. Haven’t figured out slip st cable etc so limited but if have similar for knitting would make great Christmas presents!!! Love ur emails! Thanks for sharing!!
    Liz

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