Dusty Plum Dress by Moon Eldridge

Dusty Plum Dress

Crochet
June 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in main patt.
3.5 mm (E)
1295 - 2035 yards (1184 - 1861 m)
34 (38 1/2, 42 1/2, 47, 51)" bust circumference.
US
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

This stunning dress is worked from side to side with a modified V stitch for added patterning and texture. Short-rows create hip, waist, and bust shaping for a flattering fit.

Difficulty Easy

Finished Size 34 (38 1/2, 42 1/2, 47, 51)“ bust circumference. Sample shown measures 34”, modeled with 1” positive ease.

Yarn Kelbourne Woolens Mojave (60% cotton, 40% linen; 185 yd (170 m) / 1 3/4 oz (50 g); ): #213 plum brown (MC), 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) skeins; #105 natural (A), #950 mauve (B), #046 smock gray (C), #025 slate gray (D), 1 skein each.

Hook Size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Yarn needle.

Gauge 8 V-sts and 15 rows = 4” in main patt.

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NOTES

  • The front and back are worked from side to side separately and sewn together. Skirt is shaped with short-rows.
  • When told to work in V-stitches, work in chain-1 space unless otherwise stated.
  • To change color, work to last yarnover in old color, pick up new color, and complete stitch with new color.

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