The Roll Neck Sweater is detail oriented and sophisticated, just like you. It’s got an extra tall ribbed turtleneck designed to be folded down for style.
This crochet sweater pattern also uses detailed ribbing throughout various sections of the sweater and a stylish raglan sleeve.
This sweater is the perfect elegant piece to wear to a family Christmas party, or for a walk in the autumnal breeze.
For extra warmth, it’s made using the Cascade 220 yarn. This is a 100% wool yarn that is all-natural and can endure the colder temps of the season.
Roll Neck Sweater Crochet Pattern
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
Hook: 5.5mm for body and sleeves, 4.5mm for cuff, neck, and band
Yarn: 9 skeins of Cascade 220 in Greystone Heather (Small/Medium), 10 skeins of Cascade 220 in Greystone Heather (Large).
Tools: Scissors, tapestry needle
st = stitch
ch = chain
sl = slip stitch
blsc= back loop only sc
fpdc= front post double crochet
bpdc= back post double crochet
FINISHED SIZE: Pattern is written for a size medium. Small and large modifications are found in parentheses, with small being listed first. ie. M (S, L). Medium is 21” wide, 23” long, sleeve length is 21”. Small is 19” wide, 23” long, sleeve length is 21”. Large is 23” wide, 25” long, sleeve length is 23”
Ch 50 (50, 60)
Row 1: Sc in the 2nd ch from hook, and each ch across. In the last ch make 2 sc for a total of 50 st (50, 60)
Row 2: Ch 1, make 2 blsc in the first st. Make a blsc into each of the st across. 51 sc (51, 61)
Row 3: Ch 1, blsc in the first st, and into each st across. Make 2 blsc in the last st. 52 sc (52, 62)
Row 4-26: Repeat rows 2 & 3 (for size small, stop 2 rows early, and for size large, repeat for 2 more rows)
Row 27-56: Ch 1, make a blsc in the first st, and in each of the st across. 76 sc (76, 86) (for size small, stop 2 rows short, and for size large repeat for 2 more rows)
Rows 57-76: Ch 1, sc in the first st, and in each of the st across. 76 sc (76, 86) (for size small, stop 2 rows short, and for size large repeat for 2 more rows)
Row 77: Ch 1, sc2tog in the first 2 st. sc into each of the st across. 75 sc (75, 85)
Row 78: Ch 1, sc into the first st, and into each of the st across. In the last 2 st, sc2tog 74 sc (74, 84)
Rows 79-102: Repeat rows 77 & 78, the last row has 50 sc (50, 60) (for size small, stop 42rows short, and for size large repeat for 2 more rows)
Ch 17 (15, 19)
Row 1: Sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, and into each st across. 16 sc (14, 18)
Row 2: Ch 1, make 2 sc into the first st. make a sc into each st across, and 2 sc in the last st. 18 sc (16, 20)
Rows 3- 24 (22, 26): Repeat row two. Last row should have 40 sc (36, 44)
Rows 25-45 (23-43, 27-47): Ch 1, sc in each of the st across. 40 sc (36, 44)
Rows 46 & 47 (44 & 45, 48 & 49): Ch 1, sc2tog in the first st. sc into each st across, and sc2tog in the last 2 sc. 36 sc (32, 40)
Rows 48-51 (46-49, 50-53): Ch 1, sc into each st across
Rows 52 &53 (50 & 51, 54 & 55): Ch 1, sc2tog in the first st. sc into each st across, and sc2tog in the last 2 sc. 32 sc (28, 36)
Rows 54-63 (52-61, 56-65): Ch 1, sc into each of the st across. 32 sc (28, 36)
Switch to 4.5mm hook
Row 64 (62, 66): Ch 3, this counts as the first dc. In next st, fpdc. In the following st, bpdc. Repeat to end of row. In the second to last st, make the last bpdc. In the last st, make a dc.
Rows 65-80 (63-78, 67-84): Ch 3, make a fpdc in first st, the bpdc of the previous row. Bpdc in the fpdc from the previous row. At end of the last row, break yarn leaving a 38” tail.
Finishing and assembly:
Place the right sides of the body pieces together, with the ribbed sides touching. Sew the side seams together. Lay the corner of the sleeve with the body piece with right sides touching, making sure each corner is lined up with the others. Whip st together. Turn work inside out, and use the long tail to stitch the seam of the sleeve shut.
Neck Piece (4.5mm):
Attach yarn in the center of the sleeve portion. Sc in each st across, and sc3tog in the corner where the body and sleeve meet. Sc in each row across, and sc3tog at the next joining of bpdy and sleeve. Repeat around. Repeat this row 4 times, reducing in each corner. The final row should have 110 (86, 130) sc. At end of round, ch 3. Fpdc in the first st, and bpdc in the next. Repeat around for a total of 16 rounds.
Attach yarn and sc in each row around. Sl st to join, then ch 3. Fpdc in the first st, bpdc in the next. Repeat around, sl st to join. Repeat for 5 more rows.
Make this sweater just in time for the holiday season and dropping temperature. It can easily be dressed up or down for a casual stroll with a loved one or a warm meal with the family.