Casual Crochet Dress
300 (350) 400g of (44% polyamide, 28% alpaca superfine, 28% mohair; 175m/50g) in anthracite color;
50 (100) 100g of the same yarn, but in light-pink, light-blue, crimson and pink colors (each);
Crochet hook 6.
Size: S (M) L.
Wavy pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 10. Work due to the scheme 1 with circle rows. Repeat the pattern, make turn to the circle row due to the scheme. Make 1st-10th circle rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-10th circle rows.
Colors order in wavy pattern: 2 anthracite rows, 2 light-pink rows, 2 anthracite rows, 2 light-blue rows, 2 anthracite rows, 2 crimson rows, 2 anthracite rows, 2 pink rows*; repeat from * to *.
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 16 + 2. Work due to the scheme 2. Start with st before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with st after pattern repeat. Make 1st-3rd rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-3rd rows.
Stitches control: wavy pattern: 12,5 sts x 13 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Main pattern: 12 sts x 8 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 120 (130) 140 chain sts with anthracite yarn and circle them in the ring with the help of 1 slip st and work with wavy pattern. In 51 cm = 66 circle rows from the beginning of row, make 1 circle row of double crochets with anthracite yarn, decrease 24 (22) 24 sts = 96 (108) 116 sts. Then, divide your work in half (= front and back), increase 1 st for selvage st from both sides = 50 (56) 60 sts. Continue making back due to the scheme 2 on the first half, for sizes, M and L, start and finish with 3 or 5 extra double crochets from both sides. In 19 cm = 15 rows from wavy pattern, make 55 chain sts for sleeves from both sides for sleeves and include them in the main pattern = 160 (166) 170 sts. In 38 cm = 30 rows (39 cm = 31 rows) 40 cm = 32 rows from wavy pattern, finish your work. Make front of the second half of skirt in the same way.
Make shoulder and upper sleeves seams, leave the central 26 cm open for neck-hole. Makesideandloweredges of sleeves seams.