Crochet Striped Dress
150 (200) 200g of brown yarn (100% cotton; 165m/50g);
150 (200) 200g of the same yarn, but in red-brown color;
150 (150) 200g of the same yarn, but in beige color;
150 (150) 200g of the same yarn, but in curry color;
Crochet hook 6.
Size: S (M) L.
Main pattern in circle rows: 1st rnd: single crochets, start with 1 extra chain st increase after chain and finish with 1 slip st in the 1st single crochet of rnd;
2nd rnd: double crochets, start with 3 chain sts increase instead of the 1st double crochets, insert crochet hook only in back loop of the previous row and finish with 1 slip st in the last chain st increase;
3rd rnd: as the 1st rnd, insert crochet hook only through back loops of the previous rnd.
Make 1st-3rd rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-3rd rows.
Colors order: * 2 red-brown rows, 2 brown rows, 2 curry rows, 2 beige rows*; repeat from * to *.
Stitches control: 16,5 sts x 10,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 167 (179) 193 chain sts with red-brown yarn and circle them in the ring with the help of 1 slip st. Continue work due to the colors order and work with the main pattern. Turn from circle row form left side line. Mark the central st as right side line and draw mark with work. For better shaping, decrease 9 x 4 sts in every 10th row. For this, make the first and last 2 double crochets of circle row together for left side line and make marked st together with next double crochet together along right side line = 131 (143) 157 sts. In 103 cm = 108 circle rows from the set-up row, finish your work.
For straps, make 2 chains of each color thread of yarn for 48 cm long.