Snowflake Sleeveless Crochet Dress Pattern

Snowflake Sleeveless Crochet Dress Pattern.

Snowflake Sleeveless Dress Pattern

Directions are for Small Size (8 to 10). Changes for Medium (12 to 14) and Large (16) are in parentheses.

MATERIALS REQUIRED:
Columbia-Minerva Nantuk Sweater & Afghan Yarn (2 oz pull skein): 6 (6-7) skeins

Needle: One “Boye” crochet hook Size J

Gauge: 3 pats to 2 inches

PATTERN STITCH: Ch number of sts indicated.

Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 sc in next ch, repeat from * across, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: 1 sc in first sc, * ch 1, 1 sc in next sc, repeat from * across, ch 1, turn. Repeat Row 2 for pat.

To Dec At Beg of Row: Skip first sc, 1 sc in next sc, ch 1, continue in pat.

To Dec At End of Row: Work to last 2 sc, ch 1, draw up a loop in each of the next 2 sc, yo and through all 3 loops on hook, ch 1, turn.

Back: Ch 60 (64-68) loosely. Work in pat on the 30 (32-34) pats for 6 inches. Dec 1 pat each side on next row. Work on the 28 (30-32) pats to 12 inches from start. Dec 1 pat each side on next row. Work on the 26 (28-30) pats to 17 inches or 10 inches less than desired finished length from hemline to underarm. Width across back is 17¼ (18¾-20) inches.

Armholes: Dec 1 pat each side every row 3 times. Work on the 20 (22-24) pats to 5½ (6-6½) inches above underarm. Width across shoulders is 13¼ (14¾-16) inches.

Neck: Work 7 (8-8) pats, ch 1, turn. Dec 1 pat at neck every row twice. Work on rem’ing 5 (6-6) pats to 7 (7½-8) inches straight above underarm. Fasten off.

Skipping center 6 (6-8) pats on last long row, join yarn in next space, 1 sc in next sc, work in pat to end. Finish to correspond to other side.

Skirt: Join yarn in first st on starting chain.

Row 1: Inc’ing to 38 (38-42) pats, work in pat across, ch 6, turn.

Row 2: 1 dc in 4th st of ch-6 drawing loops up to 1 inch and, holding back last loop of each st work 2 dc in first sc, [skip next sc, holding back last loop of each dc work 2 dc in next sc] twice, yo and through all 7 loops on hook for a triple cluster, * ch 1 to fasten, ch 3, 1 dc in fastening-ch, 1 dc in same sc as last dc of cluster, ch 3, 1 dc in top of last dc. For triple cluster: holding back last loop of each dc, work 2 dc in same st as last dc, [skip 1 sc, holding back last loop, work 2 dc in next sc] twice, yo and through all 7 loops on hook, repeat from * across, end ch 1 to fasten, ch 3, 1 dc in fastening-ch, 1 dc in last sc, ch 3, turn.

Row 3: Holding back last loop, work 2 dc in fastening-ch of triple cluster, yo and through all 3 loops for single group, ch 3, 1 single group in same fastening-ch, * 1 dc in single dc; in fastening-ch of next cluster work [1 single group, ch 3] twice then 1 more single group *, repeat from * to * across, end 1 dc in turning-ch, ch 3, turn.

Row 4: Holding back last loop work 1 dc in first dc and 2 dc in center group of next flower, yo and through all 4 loops, ch 3, 1 dc in center of same flower, ch 3, 1 dc in top of last dc, * holding back last loop work 2 dc in center of same flower, 2 dc in next single dc, 2 dc in center group of next flower, yo and through all 7 loops for a triple cluster, ch 1 to fasten, ch 3, 1 dc in fastening-ch, 1 dc in same space as last group, ch 3, 1 dc in top of last dc *, repeat from * to * across, end 2 dc group in same space as single dc, 2 dc group in turning-ch, ch 3, turn.

Row 5: 1 dc in base of turning-ch, ch 3, 2 dc group in same st, repeat from * to * of Row 3 across, end 1 dc in single dc, 2 dc group, ch 3 and 2 dc group in turning-ch, ch 4, turn.

Row 6: 1 dc in base of turning-ch, holding back last loop work 2 dc in same st, 2 dc in single dc, 2 dc in center group of next flower, yo and through all 7 loops, ch 1 to fasten, ch 3, 1 dc in fastening-ch, 1 dc in same space as last group, ch 3, 1 dc in top of last dc, repeat from * to * of Row 4 across, end triple group, ch 1 to fasten, ch 3, 1 dc in fastening-ch, 1 dc in turning-ch, ch 3, turn. Repeat Rows 3 through 6 once more or to desired length, end with Row 4 or 6. Fasten off.

Front: Same as back.

Sew shoulder and side seams. On right side join yarn in first st at underarm seam, crochet 1 row of sc around armholes, * work 1 sc, ch 5, 1 sl st in 3rd st of ch-5 for a picot, repeat from * around, join. Work same edging around neck.

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