Crochet Baby Boy Sweater Pattern, Bentley Sweater

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When I designed my first crochet baby sweater for girls, the Evelyn sweater, a lot of people commented that they wished I had designed one for boys. So here it is, my very first crochet baby boy sweater pattern!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Designing Process

I wanted to combine different textures for this sweater. I was so skeptical of the diamond stitch when I made a gauge swatch. I thought it would be too much for a tiny baby sweater but once I made my first sample, I fell in love with it.

 

The crunch stitch used on this sweater is a modification of the regular crunch stitch that will make your work grow quicker and give it more texture. I replaced the half double crochet with double crochet stitches and avoided working into the slip stitches which can be a pain to stick your hook into.

 

If you have been following my designs, you must have already noticed that I love quick projects. To make this sweater work up fast, I have kept the back of the sweater plain and simple.

 

The back is worked in herringbone half double crochet stitches which look really neat compared to a regular half double crochet. The stitches seem to slant and stack closely together.

 

The sweater has been worked sideways to give the effect of that vertical line to this sweater. Adding the shawl collar just added a little more pizzazz to an already cute design, if I may say so myself, lol!

 

Crochet Baby Boy Sweater Pattern Features

*The pattern is written in standard US terms.  You can see a US to UK conversion chart here.

 

*It includes 7 sizes, 0-3 months, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 2T, and  3/4T.

 

*It is worked with an H(5mm) hook and worsted weight(size 4 yarn).

 

*It takes 600-1000 yards of yarn depending on the size you are making.

 

*The front and the back of the sweater are worked separately. The shoulders are seamed and the shawl collar is added to it. The sides are then joined and the sleeves are worked directly on to the body of the sweater.

 

Payment can be made securely through PayPal using your credit card or PayPal account, see FAQ for details. The pattern will be emailed to you within 24 hours, actually much sooner.

If you have any questions or fail to receive the patterns please use the ‘Contact Me’ form on my blog, top right. Please do not resell the pattern itself or pass it onto others. All my patterns are protected by copyright. Read my Copyright page for more info.
If you love crocheting baby sweaters, check out my first baby girl sweater, The Evelyn Sweater. 
Bentley Sweater
$5.50 

 

 

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46 Comments

  1. Alicia
    May 4, 2020 / 1:24 pm

    This may be a silly question, but does the front have holes through it? Or is it all solid? It’s just hard to tell with the pictures. Also, is there a picture of the back?

    • Shehnaaz
      Author
      May 4, 2020 / 1:26 pm

      No holes in the front. The back is plain to keep it easy.

  2. June 16, 2020 / 11:47 am

    I tried to purchase as instructed, the pattern Bentley Sweater to no avail and I have messaged you before with the same issue and have not had a response.

    Can you please let me no if I’m able to purchase the Bentley sweater or not.

    Kind Regards

    Heather

    • Shehnaaz
      Author
      June 16, 2020 / 12:12 pm

      There is an Add to Cart button at the bottom of the post. I apologize if I missed your message before.

  3. Helen Langton
    August 31, 2020 / 11:40 am

    Hi, when I try to ‘add to cart’ at the bottom of the page I just get the Pinterest icon over the top of the add to cart button and am unable to get any further. Is there an error on the page?

    Thank you,

    Helen

    • Shehnaaz
      Author
      September 3, 2020 / 8:37 pm

      I just fixed it. I am so sorry for the inconvenience.

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