Crochet Turquoise Dress
400g of turquoise yarn (100% mercerized cotton; 330m/100g);
200g of the same yarn, but in bright pink color;
Crochet hook 3;
Stitches control: 21 sts x 11 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 100 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with bright-pink yarn and work with double crochets. Decrease 1 crochet from both sides in 6 rows for better fitting. Repeat these decreases in every 4th row x 10 times. At the same time, at 20 cm height, change to turquoise yarn. At 55 cm height, there should be 78 crochets left. Then, crochet 8 cm straight. Then, increase 2 x 1 st in every 6th row from both sides. At 82 cm height, there should be 82 crochets in work. Then, leave 6 crochets unfinished from both sides for arm-holes = 70 crochets. Then, crochet straight. At 18 cm height, finish your work.
Make 100 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with bright-pink yarn and work with double crochets. In 6 rows, start making decreases for better fitting from both sides in the same way, as for back. At 20 cm height, change the yarn to turquoise and leave 6 crochets unfinished in the end of row. Then, make increases and decreases for better fitting in the same way, as for back. At 82 cm height, leave 6 crochets from right side for arm-hole, make left side straight. In 2 cm, leave the central 10 cm for neck-hole and finish both sides separately. For smooth rounding, decrease 1 x 3 sts and 7 x 1 st = 20 sts. At 18 cmheightofarm-hole, finish your work.
Make shoulder and left side seams. For placket, work with single crochets from arm-hole for 6 rows to the colors border. Make seam. Make placket with button-loops along the edge of back. For this, make 2 chain sts in every 11 cm and make the next single crochet, skip 2 crochets from the previous row. Fasten neck-hole and arm-holes with 1 row of single crochets and 1 row of “shrimp stitch” with turquoise yarn.