Crochet Black Dress with Laces
550 (600)g of blue-black yarn (100% cotton; 160m/50g);
Crochet hook 3 and 3,5;
2 black buttons 12 mm diameter.
Size: M (L).
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 8 + 2. Work due to the scheme 1. Start with st before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-6th rows x once, then, repeat 5th-6th rows.
Net pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 4 + 1. Make in the same way, as main pattern, but due to the scheme 2. Make 1st-3rd rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-3rd rows.
Stitches control: main pattern, crochet hook 3: 29 sts x 9,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Main pattern, crochet hook 3,5: 24,5 sts x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 130 (146) chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with crochet hook 3,5 and work with the main pattern. In 35 cm from the set-up row, continue work with crochet hook 3. In 64 cm from the set-up row, leave ½ pattern repeat from both sides for arm-holes and 2 x ½ pattern repeat in every following row, 1 x ½ pattern repeat in the next 2nd row and 3 x ½ pattern repeat in every 4th row open = 28 sts. In 87 cm from the set-up row, finish your work on the rest sts.
Make in the same way, as front, but with deeper neck-hole. For this, in 64 cm from the set-up row, divide your work in half and finish both sides separately at the height of back.
Make 37 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with crochet hook 3,5 and work with net pattern = 9 pattern repeats + initial and final sts = ½ pattern repeat. In 49 cm from the set-up row, leave ½ pattern repeat from both sides and then 7 x ½ pattern repeat open. In 79 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make side seams, catching 2 laces from both sides. Make shoulder seams from both side on ½ pattern repeat wide = 1,5 cm (1,5 pattern repeats = 4 cm). For collar, fasten the rest sts with the main pattern. Finish your work at 7 cm height of collar. Fasten arm-holes and edges of cut with 1 circle row of single crochets and 1 circle row of “crab stitch”. Sew buttons.