The Baywood Sweater Crochet Pattern

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This is such an easy, beginner friendly crochet sweater pattern. Perfect pullover for the spring and summer months. Pair this sweater with a pair of jean shorts and you have the perfect outfit for the beach. The over sized style of this sweater makes it great for a bathing suit cover up!

The Baywood Sweater is made using Lion Brands Touch of Linen yarn and is available in 5 sizes.

The baywood sweater crochet pattern

notes

  • Front and back panels are made from the bottom up
  • the sleeves are made from the upper arm down to the wrist
  • its recommended that you block your panels before sewing them together.

materials

Abbreviations

  • sc – single crochet
  • ch – ch
  • dc – double crochet
  • st-stitches

Gauge

15 sts x 8 rows = 4″ x 4″

Yardage

xs: ~640

s/m: ~785

l/xl: ~1040

2x/3x: ~1330

4x/5x: ~1550

SIZExss/ml/xl2x/3x4x/5x
Bust Size3234-3842-4655-5963-67
Sweater Width4450587179
Length1922242628
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pattern

XS

S/M

L/XL

2X/3X

4X/5X

Size xs

FRONT PANEL 

Ch 86 stitches. 

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (85 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (85 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (85sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (85sts)

Row 5-31: repeat rows 2-4 (9 times)

Neck shaping. 

Row 1: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep 4 times * ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (25 sts)

Row 2:ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (25sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (25sts)

Row 4-6: repeat rows 1-3. 

Fasten off. 

Opposite shoulder

Place front panel in front of you with the completed shoulder on the right hand side. Starting from the left side of the row count in 35 sts. Join yarn with a sl st in the 36th stitch. 

Row 1: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (25 sts)

Row 2:ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (25sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (25sts)

Row 4-6: repeat rows 1-3. 

Fasten off. 

BACK PANEL

Ch 86 stitches. 

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (85 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (85 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (85sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (85sts)

Row 5-37: repeat rows 2-4 (11 times)

Fasten Off

SLEEVES – Make 2 

Ch 50

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (49 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (49 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (49sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (49sts)

Row 5-7: repeat rows 2-4 

Row 8-9: repeat rows 2-3.

Row 10  (DECREASE ROW): ch 1, 1sc in first sc, 2sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next ch sp, 1 sc in the next st, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until 2 ch spaces remain, 2sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next ch sp, 1 sc in the last st, turn (45 sts)

Row 11-16: repeat rows 2-4

Row 17-18: repeat rows 2-3

Row 19 DECREASE ROW: repeat row 10 (41 sts)

Row 20-25: repeat rows 2-4

Row 26-27: repeat rows 2-3

Row 28 DECREASE ROW: repeat row 10 (37 sts)

Row 29-37: repeat rows 2-4

Fasten off

Assembly 

Using your preferred seaming method (whip stitch, sl st, mattress st, etc) start seaming your panels together. 

Starting with the shoulder seams, then attach the sleeves to the body, and then seam the sweater sides and the sides of the sleeves.

Size M/L

FRONT PANEL 

Using 5mm crochet hook. Ch 94 stitches. 

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (93 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (93 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (93sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (93sts)

Row 5-37: Repeat rows 2-4 (12 times)

Neck shaping. 

Row 1: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep 6 times * ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (29 sts)

Row 2:ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (29sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (29sts)

Row 4-6: repeat rows 1-3. 

Fasten off. 

Opposite shoulder

Place front panel in front of you with the completed shoulder on the right hand side. Starting from the left side of the row count in 35 sts. Join yarn with a sl st in the 36th stitch. 

Row 1: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (29 sts)

Row 2:ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (29sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (29sts)

Row 4-6: repeat rows 1-3. 

Fasten off. 

BACK PANEL

Using 5mm crochet hook. Ch 94 stitches. 

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (93 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (93 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (93sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (93sts)

Row 5-46: Repeat rows 2-4 (15 times)

SLEEVES – Make 2 

Using 5mm hook ch 54 stitches. 

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (53 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (53 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (53sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (53sts)

Row 5-10: Repeat rows 2-4 (2 times 

Row 11-12: repeat rows 2-3

Row 13 (DECREASE ROW): ch 1, 1sc in first sc, 2sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next ch sp, 1 sc in the next st, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until 2 ch spaces remain, 2sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next ch sp, 1 sc in the last st, turn (49sts)

Row 14-16 repeat rows 2-4

Row 17-18, repeat rows 2-3

Row 19 (DECREASE ROW): repeat row 13 (45sts)

Row 20-24: repeat rows 14-18

Row 25 (DECREASE ROW): repeat row 13 (41 sts)

Row 26-30: repeat rows 14-18:

Row 31 (DECREASE ROW): repeat row 13 (37sts)

32-37: repeat rows 2-4

Fasten off 

Assembly 

Using your preferred seaming method (whip stitch, sl st, mattress st, etc) start seaming your panels together. 

Starting with the shoulder seams, then attach the sleeves to the body, and then seam the sweater sides and the sides of the sleeves. 

Size l/xl

FRONT PANEL  

Ch 110

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (109 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (109 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (109 sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (109 sts)

Row 4-43: repeat rows 2-4 (13 times)

Neck shaping. 

Row 1: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep 8 times * ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (37 sts)

Row 2:ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (37sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (37sts)

Row 4-6: repeat rows 1-3. 

Fasten off. 

Opposite shoulder

Place front panel in front of you with the completed shoulder on the right hand side. Starting from the left side of the row count in 35 sts. Join yarn with a sl st in the 36th stitch. 

Row 1: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (37 sts)

Row 2:ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (37sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (37sts)

Row 4-6: repeat rows 1-3. 

Fasten off. 

BACK PANEL

Ch 110

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (109 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (109 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (109 sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (109 sts)

Row 4-49: repeat rows 2-4 (15 times). 

SLEEVES – Make 2 

Ch 64

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (63 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (63 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (63 sts)

Row 5-6: Repeat rows 2-3 

Row 7 (DECREASE ROW): ch 1, 1sc in first sc, 2sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next ch sp, 1 sc in the next st, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until 2 ch spaces remain, 2sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next ch sp, 1 sc in the last st, turn (59sts)

Row 8-10 repeat rows 2-4

Row 11-12, repeat rows 2-3

Row 13 (DECREASE ROW): repeat row 7 (55 sts)

Row 14-16: repeat rows 2-4

Row 17-18: repeat rows 2-3

Row 19 (DECREASE ROW): repeat row 7 (51 sts)

Row 20-22: repeat rows 2-4

Rows 23-24: repeat rows 2-3

Row 25 (DECREASE ROW): repeat row 7 (47 sts)

Row 26-28: repeat rows 2-4

Row 29-30: repeat rows 2-3

Row 31 DECREASE ROW: repeat row 7 (43 sts)

Row 32-37: repeat rows 2-4 (2 times)

Fasten off 

Assembly 

Using your preferred seaming method (whip stitch, sl st, mattress st, etc) start seaming your panels together. 

Starting with the shoulder seams, then attach the sleeves to the body, and then seam the sweater sides and the sides of the sleeves. 

SIZE 2X/3X

FRONT PANEL

Ch 138

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (137 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (137 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (137 sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (137 sts)

Row 4-49: repeat rows 2-4 (15 times)

Neck shaping. 

Row 1: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep 10 times * ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (45 sts)

Row 2:ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (45sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (45 sts)

Row 4-6: repeat rows 1-3. 

Fasten off. 

Opposite shoulder

Place front panel in front of you with the completed shoulder on the right hand side. Starting from the left side of the row count in 47 sts. Join yarn with a sl st in the 48th stitch. 

Row 1: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (45 sts)

Row 2:ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (45sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (45sts)

Row 4-6: repeat rows 1-3. 

Fasten off. 

BACK PANEL

Ch 138

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (137 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (137 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (137 sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (137 sts)

Row 4-55: repeat rows 2-4 (17 times)

Fasten Off

SLEEVES – Make 2 

Ch 82

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (81 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (81 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (81 sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (81 sts)

Row 5-6: repeat rows 2-3

Row 7 DECREASE ROW: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, 2sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next ch sp, 1 sc in the next st, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until 2 ch spaces remain, 2sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next ch sp, 1 sc in the last st, turn (77 sts)

Row 8-31: repeat rows 5-7 (rows 10,13,16,19,22,25,28,31 are decrease rows)

Fasten off 

Assembly 

Using your preferred seaming method (whip stitch, sl st, mattress st, etc) start seaming your panels together. 

Starting with the shoulder seams, then attach the sleeves to the body, and then seam the sweater sides and the sides of the sleeves.

SIZE 4x/5x

FRONT PANEL

Ch 150

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (149 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (149 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (149 sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (149  sts)

Row 4-52: repeat rows 2-4 (16 times)

Neck shaping. 

Row 1: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep 11 times * ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (49 sts)

Row 2:ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (49sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (49sts)

Row 4-6: repeat rows 1-3. 

Fasten off. 

Opposite shoulder

Place front panel in front of you with the completed shoulder on the right hand side. Starting from the left side of the row count in 51 sts. Join yarn with a sl st in the 52th stitch. 

Row 1: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (49 sts)

Row 2:ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (49sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (49sts)

Row 4-6: repeat rows 1-3. 

Fasten off. 

BACK PANEL

Ch 150

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (149 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (149 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (149 sts)

Row 4: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until end, turn. (149  sts)

Row 4-58: repeat rows 2-4 (18 times)

Fasten Off. 

SLEEVES – Make 2 

Ch 94 

Row 1:  Sc in the second chain from the hook. Sc in every chain to end of row, turn (93 sts)

Row 2: Ch 6, skip first 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st, *(ch 7, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in the next st)* Rep from * until last 2 sts, ch 3, skip 1 st, 1 dc in last st, turn. (93 sts)

Row 3: ch 1, 1sc in the first dc, *(ch 3, 1 sc in the center of the next ch7 arch)* rep until end, turn (93 sts)

Row 4 DECREASE ROW: ch 1, 1sc in first sc, 2sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next ch sp, 1 sc in the next st, *(3sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st)* rep until 2 ch spaces remain, 2sc in the next ch space, 1sc in the next st, 2sc in the next ch sp, 1 sc in the last st, turn (89  sts)

Row 5-31: repeat rows 2-4 (rows 10,13,16,19,22,25,28,31 are decrease rows)

Fasten off. 

Assembly 

Using your preferred seaming method (whip stitch, sl st, mattress st, etc) start seaming your panels together. 

Starting with the shoulder seams, then attach the sleeves to the body, and then seam the sweater sides and the sides of the sleeves.

This pattern is an original pattern by Meg Hardison of The Northern Moose. Please do not claim this pattern as your own. Please do not reprint this pattern on your site. You may keep a copy of the pattern for your own personal use, but please do not sell the pattern or distribute it.

You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me Meg Hardison and link back to The Northern Moose Blog. Permission is not granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you for being respectful and for your understanding!

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