Clare Beauty by Jennifer E. Ryan

Clare Beauty

Crochet
June 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
3.75 mm (F)
1200 - 1400 yards (1097 - 1280 m)
Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large and X-large are in [ ].
Errata available: crochetmagazine.com

For tips and photos on how to weave the decorative knots, visit: www.celticknotcrochet.com

Skill Level
Challenging

Finished Measurements
Bust: 36 inches (small) 38 inches (medium), 40 inches (large), 42 inches (X-large)
Back width at shoulders: 16 inches (small) 17 inches (medium), 18 inches (large), 18 inches (X-large)
Length of Sleeves: 20 1/2 inches (small) 22 inches (medium), 23 inches (large), 24 inches (X-large)
Length of Skirt Bottom: 9 inches (small) 10 1/2 inches (medium), 12 inches (large), 13 1/2 inches (X-large)

Materials

  • Classic Elite Liberty Wool Light fine (sport) weight washable wool yarn (1 3/4 oz/200 yds/50g per skein): 6 6, 7, 7 skeins #6649 lapis
  • Size F/5/3.75mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • 12-inch-square foam block or corkboard 1/2 inch thick
  • Straight pins
  • Stitch markers

Gauge
21 hdc = 4 inches, 15 hdc rows = 4 inches
Take time to check gauge.