Snowfall Raglan- Blog Post

About The Pattern

It’s here, it’s here, it’s FINALLY here!  I’m so excited to share our latest pattern with you all!  This size inclusive color work raglan style sweater is available in 4 child sizes (18 month through 8 child) and 8 adult sizes (X-Small through 5X-Large). You can get the free adult sizes here and the free child sizes here.

You can also purchase the inexpensive PDF with all the perks on our Ravelry and site shops.  Due to the restrictions of Etsy, we have not been able to list this pattern there, but are working on getting it listed shortly. This PDF is color coded per size and printable for easiest follow along and 50% of all proceeds are donated to ending human trafficking. 

This pattern is definitely an intermediate level pattern at minimum, and I do recommend experience with color work and raglans for the smoothest experience.  That being said, I did have some testers make this sweater with no experience with either, and they felt even more proud of their first completed top-down sweater because of how complex this is. 

And because I feel so passionately that everyone should be able to make our patterns if they want to try, I have created a short length film for you (because is it even a tutorial anymore when it’s over an hour long? 🤪) to help you along with making this pattern.  This is a complex pattern, and unlike any I’ve ever designed before, so I wanted to make sure I was arming you all with every tool possible before starting this beaut. 

About The Tutorial

Don’t have time to watch a whole movie before making this pattern, but struggling with a certain part of the pattern? I have listed some of the trickier parts of this pattern with the times I walk you through them in the tutorial below so you can easily skip around as needed. 

  • sc flo- 4:40
  • p/u ch-2 sp & sm placement- 5:40 & 12:20
  • turning joined rounds- 8:20
  • sc on either side of ch-2 sp- 9:28
  • yoke color work- 14:55
  • crochet color work explained- 16:15
  • graph explanation- 18:05
  • Fair Isle/ stranded color work on the WS- 27:00
  • splitting the yoke- 41:30
  • bottom color work- 44:03
  • adding body and sleeve ribbing- 47:23
  • adding sleeves- 54:47

Additional Notes

I make the child size in the video, but the concept is the same for all sizes. 🙂

Love the idea of this color work on a raglan style sweater, but not feeling the snowflakes? Make sure you’re signed up for our newsletter! We have raglan style cardigan and another raglan sweater with color work on the yoke already planned for next year and you’ll never miss a pattern release when you sign up for our emails! You can also follow us on Instagram, where we are always sharing sneak peeks of all our patterns.

In the middle of making this sweater and still find yourself stuck, even after reviewing our tutorial, charts and graphs? We never want someone to give up on making one of our patterns! Just head over to our “Contact Us” page, where you can email me directly and I will personally do my best to help in any way I can.

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