Women's dress crochet pattern free

Women's dress crochet pattern

Dress crochet pattern

SIZE S (M,L,XL)

MATERIALS

• Bergere de France Initial, 48% cotton/47% polyester/5% other, 50g/150m/164yds

Shade: Marine 51144 x 8 (9, 10, 11) balls

• 3mm hook

TENSION

Work 3 motifs and 12 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 3mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.

SPECIAL STITCH PATTERNS

Shell st: (1tr, 1ch) three times, 1tr, all into same st.

Pattern stitch

Using a 3mm hook on a number of sts divisible by 8 + 1 for the foundation chain, + 3 for beg of first row:

Row 1: (RS) Tr into fifth ch (counts as 2tr), then tr into each foll ch.

Row 2: 1ch, 1dc into first tr, * 1ch, miss 3tr, 1 shell st into the foll tr, 1ch, miss 3tr, 1dc into the foll tr*; rep from *to *.

Row 3: 6ch (counts as 1tr, 3ch), 1dc into second ch-sp of first shell st, 3ch, tr into the foll dc,* 3ch, 1dc into second ch-sp of the foll shell st, 3ch, tr into the foll dc *; rep from * to * .

Row 4: 3ch (counts as 1tr), * 3tr into ch-sp, 3ch, tr into the foll dc, 3tr into the foll ch-sp, tr into the foll tr*; rep from * to *.

Row 5: Rep from row 2.

BACK

With 3mm hook, 108 (116, 124, 140)ch. Work in Patt St (see Special Stitch Patterns) across - 13 (14, 15, 17) motifs.

Cont until work measures 60 (62.5, 62.5, 65)cm/23 1/2 (24 1/2, 24 1/2, 25 1/2)in, [72 (75, 75, 78) rows] total.

ARMHOLES

Dec 12 (12, 12, 16) sts [1 1/2 (1 1/2, 1 1/2, 2) motifs] at each end by working sl sts into each dec st at start of row; at end of row leave the number of sts to dec.

Continue on remaining motifs as follows:

S: 1/2 motif + 9 motifs + 1/2 motif = 10 motifs.

M: 1/2 motif + 10 motifs + 1/2 motif = 11 motifs.

L: 1/2 motif + 11 motifs + 1/2 motif = 12 motifs.

XL: 13 motifs.

Cont until work measures 77.5 (80, 82.5, 85)cm/30 1/2 (31 1/2, 32 1/2, 33 1/2)in, [93 (96, 99, 102) rows] total.

NECK EDGE

Leave the 47 (47, 55, 55) central sts, cont on each side separately on the rem 2 (2 1/2, 2 1/2, 3) rem motifs.

SHOULDERS

When work measures 80 (82.5, 85, 87.5)cm/31 1/2 (32 1/2, 33 1/2, 34 1/2)in, [96 (99, 102, 105) rows] total, fasten off.

FRONT

Work as for Back to armholes.

ARMHOLES

Dec as for back, then cont on rem 10 (11, 12, 13) motifs.

Cont until work measures 70 (72.5, 75, 77.5)cm/27 1/2 (28 1/2, 29 1/2, 30 1/2)in, [84 (87, 90, 93) rows] total. 

NECK EDGE

Leave the 47 (47, 55, 55) central sts and cont on each side separately on the rem 2 (2 1/2, 2 1/2, 3) motifs.

SHOULDERS

When work measures 80 (82.5, 85, 87.5)cm/31 1/2 (32 1/2, 33 1/2, 34 1/2)in, [96 (99, 102, 105) rows] total, fasten off.

FINISHING

Join shoulders.

At neck edge, then around armhole edge, work one row of tr.

Sew the side seams.

Secure and weave in ends.

Meazurements

Stitch Diagram

Abbreviations

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