Summer Green Dress
500 (600)g of light-green Puntino yarn (100% cotton; 160m/50g);
Crochet hooks 3,5 and 4.
Size: S (M).
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 4 + 2 + 1 chain st increase. Work due to the scheme 1. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-4th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd and 4th rows.
Pattern of arches: the quantity of sts is multiple 14 + 1 + 4 chain sts increase. Work due to the scheme 2. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-13th rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-13th rows x 3 (4) times = 49 (61) rows.
Fringe: 1st row: single crochets;
2nd row: * 1 single crochet, 1 picot, skip 1 st*; repeat from * to *, 1 single crochet, 1 picot, skip 1 base st, 1 slip st in the 1st single crochet.
Stitches control: main pattern, crochet hook 3,5: 21 sts x 17 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Pattern of arches: 22 sts x 9,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 113 (127) chain sts + 1 chain st increase and make 1 row of single crochets. Then, work with pattern of arches. In 51,5 cm = 49 rows (64 cm = 61 rows) from the set-up row, work with the main pattern, make 94 (106) single crochets in the 1st row. In 12 cm from the beginning of the main pattern, leave 2,5 cm from both sides for arm-holes and 3 x 1 cm in every row. In 28 (30) cm from the beginning of the main pattern, leave the central 21 (23) cm and finish both sides separately. In 30 (32) cm from the beginning of the main pattern, finish your work.
Make in the same way, as back, but with deeper neck-hole. For this, in 15 (17) cm from the beginning of the main pattern, leave the central 6 (8) cm and for smooth rounding, bind off 1 x 1,5 cm and 6 x 1 cm in every 2nd row.
Make shoulder and side seams. Make 4 circle rows of pattern of arches along with crochet hook 4 along the set-up row, make 3 chain sts instead of 2 chain sts in the 4th row. Fasten neck-hole and arm-holes with fringe. For strap, make a chain of 150 cm long and draw it through the 2nd row of the main pattern.