Crochet Dress and Bolero for Girl
150g of metal mélange 100% cotton yarn;
50g of the same yarn, but in violet color;
20g of the same yarn, but in white color;
Crochet hook 2,5;
Size: 3-4 years.
Shells pattern: due to the scheme 1.
Fans pattern: due to the scheme 2.
Make 130 chain sts with violet yarn and work with single crochets for 3,5 cm. Then, change to metal yarn and make 13 cm more. Fasten the edges with 2 cm of single crochets with violet yarn. Make 3 button-holes on the right front.
Fold the upper part of dress in half, step back 4,5 cm from edge and make 9 single crochets (width of strap) with violet yarn for 9 cm.
Crochet, alternating 6 violet rows and 6 metal rows. Finish with 2 rows of shells with violet yarn.
Make 150 chain sts and 3 rows of single crochets with violet yarn. After that, make 10 rows of shells with metal yarn. Then, leave 6 “shells” for each sleeve and work only with front and back (4 “shells” for each half of front and 8 “shells” – for back). After dividing your work, make extra “shells” in every double crochet. Crochet 13 rows to down from sleeves. Fasten front, sleeves, neck-hole and lower edge of bolero with 1 row of single crochets and 1 row of fans pattern with white yarn. Make 2 straps of chain sts with violet yarn, join it to the edge of bolero.