Crochet That Fits: Shaped Fashions Without Increases or by Mary Jane Hall

By Mary Jane Hall

Say "goodbye" to crochet's stiff, boxy, hippie-child acceptance and "hello" to Crochet that Fits—garments that suit your form add-ons that suit your sort, and appears that healthy correct in with today's type trends!

This ebook teaches an cutting edge, effortless approach to crochet models which are smooth, formed and drape able—from a bit black gown that matches like a glove and a lacy baby-doll best, to lovely and comfortable slippers, ruffled shrugs and hobo baggage. by utilizing Mary Jane Hall's Graduated sew procedure, in addition to the proper measurement hook and yarn, somebody could make flattering, form-fitted goods! varied sew heights do the entire shaping for you, with no the trouble and confusion of knowing raises and reduces. With this system you're basically construction clothing with squares and rectangles, however the comprehensive product doesn't examine all boxy.

• 33 step by step initiatives function a large choice of styles for adults and children
• An illustrated sew advisor get even novices all started quickly
• precise directions make it effortless to regulate the styles to fit your form (or others') simply because one facet doesn't healthy all!
effortless adequate for a newbie and classy adequate for the more matured crocheter, those are initiatives you'll take pleasure in making and believe sturdy donning. With matches like this, you'll by no means take into consideration crochet within the comparable means back!

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Add same number of chs and dc on back. indd 50 7/2/08 10:30:54 AM instructions Sts are worked in the blo of front and back; sts are worked in both lps on shell edging. The top at this point should measure approx 16½" (42cm) long. As mentioned in the Pattern Notes, this would be the time to make fitting adjustments in the beg ch to add to the length or the bust. front Ch 80. Row 1: (WS) Working in back bar of chs, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 9 chs, pm in last sc made; dc in next 20 chs (for bust area), pm in last dc made; sc in next 8 chs, creating a fitted empire waist; hdc in next ch, pm in hdc just made; dc in next 29 chs, pm in last dc made, tr in next 11 chs, creating flare at bottom; turn – 79 sts.

5mm) crochet hooks 1 pack Pink Pony beads with large holes Yarn needle Stitch marker gauge With H hook, 7 sc and 5 sc rows = 2" (5cm) With K hook, 10 dc = 4" (10cm); 3 dc rows (at widest point) = 2½" (6cm) All sizes: If you use a smaller or larger yarn than what the pattern calls for, your gauge will change from the gauge listed here. indd 34 7/2/08 10:26:35 AM instructions All sts are worked in the blo. With K hook, ch 20; change to H hook and ch 11 – 31 chs total. (For longer poncho: Add to the 20 beg chs here with size K hook to desired length.

Straps are added after front and back are sewn tog. Elastic is crocheted onto top edge so straps will stay on shoulders. Rows on the dress are worked vertically, from side to side, in the blo. If you want your dress to be more form-fitting, delete rows or make it one size smaller. ch, sl st, sc, hdc, dc, tr instructions All sts are worked in the blo. front All sizes: With G hook, loosely ch 132. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 9 chs (10 sc made), pm in last sc made; dc in next 17 chs (for bust area), pm in last dc made; hdc in next 8 chs (for empire waist), pm in last hdc made; dc in next 86 chs, pm in last dc made; tr in next 10 chs (for flare at bottom of dress); turn – 131 sts.

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