Turqouise Crochet Dress
550 (600) 650g of blue mélange Java yarn (67% cotton, 33% viscose; 158m/50g);
150 (150) 200g of the same yarn, but in turquoise color;
Crochet hook 3.
Size: S (M) L.
Main pattern A: the quantity of sts is multiple 15 + 2 + 3 chain sts increase. Work due to the scheme 1. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-9th rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-9th rows.
Main pattern B: the quantity of sts is multiple 6 + 3 chain sts increase. Work due to the scheme 2. Make 1st-4th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-4th rows.
Lace fringe: make 23 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work due to the scheme 3. Make 1st-10th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-10th rows, finish with the 11th-17th rows.
Stitches control: main pattern A: 27 sts x 12 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Main pattern B: 24 sts x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 107 (122) 137 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with main pattern A. In 22 cm from the set-up row, leave 5 cm from both sides for arm-holes. In 42,5 (42,5) 44,5 cm from the set-up row, leave 14 cm for neck-hole and finish both sides separately. In 45 (45) 47 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make in the same way, as back, but make neck-hole in 36 (36) 38 cm from the set-up row.
Make 77 (92) 107 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with main pattern A, increase 9 x 1 cm in every 2nd row from both sides for sleeve chamfers (6 x 1 cm in every 3rd and 4th rows by turn) 5 x 1 cm in every 4th row, include the increased sts in the pattern. In 23 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make 72 (78) 84 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with mélange yarn and make 124 (132) 140 cm of main pattern B.
Make 124 (132) 140 cm for lower fringe with turquoise yarn, make 2 lace fringes of 28 (34) 40 cm long for sleeves. Join every fringe to the long edge of lower part to sleeves. Make shoulder sleeves, sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams. Make lower part side seam and join it to the upper part.