Loire Pullover by Quayln Stark

Loire Pullover

August 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in hdc, blocked
5.0 mm (H)
1254 - 1824 yards (1147 - 1668 m)
34 (37½, 41½, 45, 49)" bust circumference.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $7.99.

It’s most definitely a party in the back with this sweater! At first glance, this may seem like a simple pullover. Turn it around, however, and you have a large statement cable that’s also very fun to crochet. Worked in a machine-washable Merino blend, you’ll be reaching for this sweater time and again for years to come.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 34 (37½, 41½, 45, 49)“ bust circumference. Sample shown measures 34”.

Yarn Scheepjes Merino Soft (50% superwash Merino, 25% microfiber, 25% acrylic; 114 yd 105 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #624 Renoir, 11 (12, 14, 15, 16) balls.

Hook Size H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Locking stitch markers (m); yarn needle.

Gauge 17 sts and 15 rows = 4” in hdc, blocked.

For techniques you don’t know, please visit our online crochet glossary at https://www.interweave.com/interweave-crochet-glossary/


  • Body is worked in two pieces from the bottom up then seamed before working sleeves from the sides of the newly joined fabric.

  • Cable panel is on back.

  • Move markers up as work progresses.

For more information, see: https://www.interweave.com/store/interweave-crochet-fall-2020-digital-edition