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Crochet Sweater Dress Pattern Delaney Sweater Dress

The sleeves and length are easily modified, allowing you to shorten or lengthen the dress as you desire. And always a plus, wear is extended by pairing with leggings or jeans once she grows out of the length. To finish this cover-up dress, you will need to know basic crochet stitches. The pattern has instructions for sizes XS, small, medium, large and extra large. If you are looking for a stunning original crochet dress pattern, this one is it is. It incorporates several types of stitches including regular crochet stitches, Tunisian crochet and broomstick lace.

They can be crocheted in just one or two afternoon & looks amazing. Play with color and composition in the fun and playful Ferris Smock. (and, yes, if you’re wondering, the name is inspired by Ferris Bueller’s Day Off!) The design is worked flat in 4 pieces using the linen stitch . It’s got great drape and a good solid coverage, so you can skip the slip. By the way, If you would like to receive free written patterns and video tutorials straight into your inbox, you canjoin our mailing listnow.

Starting from the top, the collar is easily pulled over the head and lies beautifully when worn, without distracting or irritating them. Substitute WeCrochet Simply Alpaca Aran with any similar worsted (category #4) or DK (category #3) weight yarn that matches gauge. This particular yarn is labelled as a heavy worsted/aran weight, but it feels thinner, much like a DK weight yarn. When choosing a yarn, choose a fiber that gives you the best drape; one that you would like to wear against your skin for long periods of time. Use the search bar to find a crochet pattern, or choose a crochet category. Crochet hooks use a letter/number combination—for example, G/6 or I/9—to designate their size.

Although I was mostly happy with the final result, I didn’t dare to approach grading it and, If I’m honest, I never felt I got the sleeves quite right. So I wrote up the pattern as I had made it and added to the blog as a free pattern with some guidance on how to adjust it to fit. • The main body is worked tournament choice air hockey table first, starting at the neckline and finished with the bottom hem. Next, the collar is added to the neckline; lastly, the sleeves are added onto the body and worked in the round, finishing with the sleeve cuffs. What I love most about this dress is how comfortable it is for my daughters to wear.

Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. Repeat this last row until desired belt loop thickness. Fasten off, leaving a tail long enough to seam your belt loop to your sweater dress. Seam in desired placement, probably along the sides below your underarms. Use the other tail from the beginning of your belt loop to seam the opposite end of the belt loop to your sweater.

That’s the style that suits me best but can be hard to find. This is a relatively simple patten to make. Don’t be scared by the use of the term short rows, it’s not as complex as it sounds.

A great way to build your confidence is the way you dress. If you are looking for sexy and fun crochet dress patterns, you have come to the right place. The second thing to consider is fiber content. Because it will affect the look, feel, drape, and warmth of your finished product.

The bodice is worked flat in two pieces and then the skirt is added on afterward by crocheting in the round. A couple of years ago I experimented with designing my first crochet dress. It was a simple side to side sweater dress made with crochet ribbing.

You can also choose a separate sleeve size, again using the schematic to select what works for you. I recommend using a minimum of 4 stitch markers to mark the ‘right side’ of each pattern piece so you can ensure you are joining them the same way round. The pattern gives approximate meterage requirements for each size. I scrapped the original sleeve design and changed it up using the experience I have developed over the past couple of years. They still gave me some trouble but I got there in the end. I went with a simple circular yoke, giving the dress a modest neckline.