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Leudinghause Crochet-Along: Week 4 | KT and the Squid

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Welcome to Week 4 of the Leudinghause Crochet-Along! This week we will be making the sleeves. 




Are you lost? Read THIS POST first! 

I want to remind you the PDF is still available to purchase HERE if you’d like. Keep in mind, all the info you need is located below for FREE but if you’d like something to print the PDF may be something you’ll want to purchase.

Here is a video explaining everything for this week. If you are looking for specific information I have noted at what times I start talking specific things in the post below. A big thanks to Universal Yarns and Furls Crochet for the supplies for this CAL!

Sleeves (make 2)

(1:04) Round 1 (rs): Fsc 28 (30, 31, 35, 36, 36, 38) join to the first fsc with a slip st.

(2:18) Round 2: Ch 1, turn, esc in each fsc, join to the 1st esc with a slip st. 28 (30, 31, 35, 36, 36, 38)

Repeat round 2 adding an Increase Round (instructions below) on the following rounds until you have 65 total rounds.

Sizes XS and S: Add increase round on rounds 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 and 60.

Sizes M and L: Add increase round on rounds 5, 8, 13, 16, 21, 24, 29, 32, 37, 40, 45, 48, 53, 56, and 61.

Size 1X: Add increase round on rounds 3, 6, 9, 14, 17, 22, 25, 30, 33, 38, 41, 46, 49, 54, 57, and 62.

Sizes 2X and 3X: Add increase round on rounds 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23, 26, 29, 32, 35, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50, 53, 56, 59 and 62.

(4:51) Increase Round: Ch 1, turn, 2 esc in the 1st st, esc in each of the remaining sts, join to the 1st esc with a slip st.

You will end with 40 (42, 46, 50, 52, 56, 58) sts.

Sleeve Cap

You will now start working in rows.

(6:42) Row 1: Turn, slip st into the first 3 sts, ch 1 esc in the same st, esc in each remaining st leaving the last 2 sts unworked. 36 (38, 42, 46, 48, 52, 54)

(7: 32) Row 2: Ch 1, turn, esc in the 1st st, skip 1 st, esc in each st until 2 sts remain, skip 1 st, esc in the last st. 34 (36, 40, 44, 46, 50, 52)

Repeat row 2 until you have 13 (13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19) total rows for the sleeve cap. 12 (14, 14, 16, 16, 18, 18)

Fasten off.

Sleeve Trim

(9:16) Round 1: Join to any st or the fsc of the sleeve, ch 1, *[(esc, ch 1) in the next st] 2 times, skip 1; repeat from * around, join to the first esc with a slip st. 38 (40, 40, 46, 48, 48, 50)

(10:08) Round 2: Ch 1, turn, (esc, ch 1) in each ch-1 space around, join to the first esc with a slip st. 38 (40, 40, 46, 48, 48, 50)

Repeat round 2 one more time.


Fasten off.


Don’t forget to make TWO sleeves!

I’m so excited because we’re almost done with this cardigan. Next week we just need to block our pieces and sew in the sleeves! Are you ready!?

If you need some help please hop into my Facebook group and there are some awesome people in there (including me!) ready to help.

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