Holly - faux-motif shell by Vicky Chan

Holly - faux-motif shell

September 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
in faux-motif
3.0 mm
2.5 mm
580 - 930 yards (530 - 850 m)
S(31"), M(34"), L(37"), XL(42"), 2XL(47"), 3XL(50")
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Combining feminine dainty flowers, joyous little circles and ribbons of lacy mesh, this versatile shell carries you from day to night with chic, sophisticated elegance. Best of all, the delightful little flowers and circles are crocheted continuously – that means no individual tiny motifs for you to hassle with!

Skill Level: Intermediate
Pattern includes both charts and written instructions, as well as photo tutorial.


  • Photo stitch guide is included in the pattern for the faux-motifs.
  • The open stitches of this top allows for stretch as well as more fitted style. For instance, the M size shown, modeled semi-fitted with 1” negative ease, can also comfortably accommodate bust size up to 37” for a sleek fitted-style.

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