Futuristic: Crochet dress PATTERN

We spent last weekend in southern Italy – needed a relaxing getaway after rather stressful October. Surely, knitting and crocheting are great and peaceful hobbies, but sometimes it’s better to explore nice places to refresh one’s mind from the usual daily routine. Those sitting the whole day at the office need crocheting in the evening 😊 active movements for maintaining muscle health and fresh air for their immune system. That’s why walking or riding a bicycle are my preferable activities.

It was raining on Sunday, and rather dark and gloomy for good photos, but our trip was still charming and atmospheric. Besides, we know that there is more oxygen in the air when it rains 😊.

We took several pics in Alberobello – a small town in Puglia region (also called the “heel of the Italian boot”).

Walking in my Futuristic Dress:

Enjoying our dinner there:

The Alberobello houses (called Trulli) are built without using mortar or cement, so that they could be easily demolished (has anybody ever tried? :))

The vast majority of these houses  have one room under each conical roof, with additional living spaces in arched alcoves. A multi-room trollo house has many cones, each representing a separate room. The thick stone walls and dome of the trullo that cool pleasantly during the summer, are very unpleasant during the colder winter months, condensing the moisture given off by cooking and breathing, making it difficult to feel warm even in front of the fire. The trulli have an open fireplace and a stone-built chimney stack (rising high above the roof). Because of their design, trulli are difficult to heat: the walls are very thick and warm air will rise up the interior cone. The inhabitants simply leave the doors open during the day to keep the interior dry, and live more outdoors than in.

Yes, I wore my #futuristicdress there 😊 It was finished and published on Ravelry in January and I still love and wear it. How often have you worn your Crochet dress? 😉

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Futuristic crochet dress pattern

This pattern is provided for sizes

M with bust circumference 93-97 cm (36.6-38.5’’); hips up to 104 cm (41’’);

L with bust circumference 100-105 cm (39.5-41.5’’); hips up to 114 cm (45’’);

XL-2XL with bust circumference 110-116 cm (43.5-45.5’’), hips up to 124 cm (48.5’’).

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Yarn:

Fingering / 4 ply / 300 m in 100 gr / 330 yards in 3.5 oz

Producers label such a yarn as 4 or 5 ply (UK, AU), Sport or Fingering (USA) therefore please check the length in each ball.

Total yarn usage is 2100 – 2400 yards (1920 – 2200 m) depending on your size.

 

And if you have an office job like me – it’s time to move a bit. I know, Churchill said “Never stand up when you can sit down, and never sit down when you can lie down” but seriously – sitting continuously is bad for people. I follow these tips to decrease the risk of obesity, heart disease, diabetes etc:

  • Take stairs instead of elevator whenever possible.
  • Try to keep a good posture while working at my desk (most difficult 😊).
  • My desk is far from the door, so I have to walk farther.
  • I stand whenever I can (rather than sit), and when I have to wait for something or someone I try to walk rather than stand or sit.

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Variegated yarn – crochet dress

This project was started in December as a Variegated top, then I came across another 3 balls of Ella yarn and made this longer version. Surely 6 balls of Ella yarn (954 m or 1043 yards) would not be enough for this dress, so many different grey yarns were mixed together:

I have undone all rows of my top up to armholes and crocheted this dress with fewer increases towards the bottom. I haven’t described the process from the armholes to bottom here (was busy mixing light and dark grey colours :)), so there will be no row-by-row dress pattern. I could write some suggestions for turning the Pliability – variegated top into such a dress, but it will be more like a recipe from armholes to bottom.

Intrinsic maxi crochet dress – PATTERN

Opt for timeless elegance with this floor-length crochet dress. This feminine style emphasizes your intrinsic love of beauty, love of passion and promises to be the highlight of your romantic evening encounters. Central panels in front and back, flattering silhouette will ensure this attention-grabbing appeal.

Maxi crochet dress PATTERN for sizes XS-4XL Maxi crochet dress PATTERN for sizes XS-4XL Maxi crochet dress PATTERN for sizes XS-4XL Maxi crochet dress PATTERN for sizes XS-4XL Maxi crochet dress PATTERN for sizes XS-4XL Maxi crochet dress PATTERN for sizes XS-4XL

Detailed PATTERN in English is available here:

www.etsy.com/listing/597054037/maxi-crochet-dress-pattern-sizes-xs-4xl

www.conceptcreative.store/product-category/dresses-tutorials

www.craftsy.com/crocheting/patterns/intrinsic-maxi-dress

www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/intrinsic-maxi-dress

This pattern includes:

► detailed tutorial in ENGLISH for every row;

► HQ diagrams;

► written explanation of all rows of the diagrams is included (in case you are not used to work with the crochet charts); keep the original margins of the file.

This dress crochet pattern is provided for sizes:

XS-S with bust circumference 82-86 cm (32-34’’), hips up to 90 cm (35.5’’);
S-M with bust circumference 90-94 cm (35.5-37’’), hips up to 98 cm (38.5’’);
M-L with bust circumference 98-102 cm (38.5-40.5’’), hips up to 106 cm (42’’);
L-XL with bust circumference 106-110 cm (41.5-43.5’’), hips up to 114 cm (45’’);
XL-2XL with bust circumference 113-118 cm (44.5-46.5’’), hips up to 122 cm (48’’);
2XL-3XL with bust circumference 120-125 cm (47.5-49.5’’), hips up to 130 cm (51.5’’);
3XL-4XL with bust circumference 128-133 cm (50.5-52.5’’), hips up to 138 cm (54.5’’).

The length of the dress is 137 cm/54’’ , it can be made shorter by 16 cm/6.3’’.

Maxi crochet dress PATTERN for sizes xS-4XL – fragment of the crochet tutorial with blurred charts (for preview)

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Futuristic dress – PATTERN

Add a touch of femininity to your collection of dresses with this elegant design. Its wavy statement-making details conjure the darkly futuristic aesthetic and create comfortable silhouette. Turn this dress into your casual outfit (with a long-sleeved under-dress) or a head-turning sophisticated evening look (with glittering earrings and spaghetti straps slip dress underneath).

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The top-down construction makes it possible to try it on as you go and finish at the desired length. Looks pretty as a crop top, waist-length top and tunic as well. Description of how to make it longer by 12 rows (for taller women) is also included.

Detailed PATTERN in English for this crochet dress is available here:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/582097555/sexy-crochet-dress-pattern

http://conceptcreative.store/product-category/dresses-tutorials/

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/futuristic-dress/

https://www.craftsy.com/crocheting/patterns/futuristic-dress/

This dress pattern includes:

► detailed tutorial in ENGLISH for sizes M-2XL (written for every row);

► diagrams and their written explanation (in case you are not used to work with the crochet charts).

Keep the original margins of the file.

 – fragment of the crochet tutorial (for preview)

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HOW to CROCHET dress in a few days – PATTERN

Initially I wanted to crochet another dress, but it would require more time: HOW to CROCHET dress in a few days – PATTERN HOW to CROCHET dress in a few days – PATTERN HOW to CROCHET dress in a few days – PATTERN HOW to CROCHET dress in a few days – PATTERN HOW to CROCHET dress in a few days – PATTERN 

My husband noticed:

H: I bet you will not finish it this year! And even if you do, you won’t be able to take good photos in late autumn.

Me: Really? The forecast is good this weekend …

H: Yea, but this thing hardly covers your bust! (indeed! :)) It’s a lot of work!

Me: What would you say if I finish it as a mini dress by Sunday? 🙂

H: Lol, but not just covering your butt a bit!!! 🙂 Not any cheap hooker look, you shall look decent in your age so we could go to a restaurant together! Ok, I’m pretty sure you won’t finish it, so I can promise you that cone of yarn (pointing out at one of my cones and laughing).

Me: You must be kidding 🙂 Ok, deal! And you will help me with photos, right? 🙂

I had a long way to go till I finish the flared skirt and just 3 evenings till the weekend. Since he’s mentioned the length, but not the width of the skirt I decided to crochet it straight, making only two increases for hips. Luckily the silk yarn stretched a bit and the length was almost perfect! Well, I had no time to dry this silk dress properly after washing. So, I put my moist project on a radiator for drying, hope it won’t damage the fiber. Here is the result and I’m expecting a new cone :). Great incentive! 🙂

HOW to CROCHET dress in a few days - PATTERN HOW to CROCHET dress in a few days - PATTERN HOW to CROCHET dress in a few days - PATTERN

After a couple of days I’ve published this detailed PATTERN in English with diagrams:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/CONCEPTcreativeSTORE

http://conceptcreative.store/product-category/dresses-tutorials

https://www.craftsy.com/crocheting/patterns/new-year-s-dress

http://www.ravelry.com/designers/conceptcreativeblog

You will receive:

► detailed crochet tutorial in ENGLISH for every row;

► diagrams in PDF-format;

► written explanation of all rows of the diagrams is included (in case you are not used to work with the crochet charts).

This dress crochet pattern is provided for sizes

S/M with bust 87-93 cm (34.5-37’’); hips up to 100 cm (39.5’’);

L with bust 100-106 cm (39.5-42’’); hips up to 115 cm (45’’);

XL/2XL with bust 113-119 cm (45-47’’); hips up to 130 cm (51’’).

HOW to CROCHET dress in a few days – PATTERN – fragment of the crochet tutorial with blurred charts (for preview).

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Crochet maxi dress – PATTERN

My own figure is far away from ideal hourglass woman’s shape – wide waist (the difference between hips and waist is less than 20 cm/7.8”), small bust, thin arms, broad shoulders, small hips with protruding bones at low waist and all these assets would look even more pathetic if I’d wear a wrong tight fit crochet dress :). Therefore I’ve modeled this dress in a way that girls with my type of figure can look gorgeous.

I have removed leaves at the sides present in this dress to define my waist even more. The curved lines are especially flattering and make the silhouette breathtaking: it highlights the best features of woman’s figure – underlines bust, optically defines waist and widens towards the bottom with proper increases for hips. You can model your own dress as the top-down construction makes it possible to try it on as you go for the perfect fit. The skirt length can be adjusted easily.

 

Maxi crochet dress PATTERN, crochet TUTORIAL in English for every row Maxi crochet dress PATTERN, crochet TUTORIAL in English for every row Maxi crochet dress PATTERN, crochet TUTORIAL in English for every row

Detailed PATTERN in English for this crochet dress is available here:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/562890661/maxi-crochet-dress-pattern

http://conceptcreative.store/product-category/dresses-tutorials/

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/maxi-dress-impulsion

https://www.craftsy.com/crocheting/mini-or-maxi-dress-impulsion

This pattern includes:

► detailed tutorial in ENGLISH for every row;

► diagrams;

► written explanation of all rows of the diagrams (in case you are not used to work with the crochet charts); keep the original margins of the file.

This dress crochet pattern is provided for sizes: XS-S-M.

Maxi crochet dress PATTERN, crochet TUTORIAL in English for every row – fragment of the crochet tutorial (for preview)

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What suits women with the rectangle body shape: 

Read more about how to dress your RECTANGLE body shape

 

 

Beach wedding crochet dress – PATTERN

Initially I wanted to lengthen the skirt in this dress and wear as a wedding gown for my 2nd marriage. Alas, already the weight of that knee length dress was 700 gr /24.6 oz, so wearing even heavier maxi dress in summer will be a terrible ordeal : ). I imagine American actors from Hitchcock movies wearing dark suits, vests and hats … in Morocco (The Man Who Knew Too Much). Really painful to watch them : ). Unless they have shot the movie in a studio : ).

So I’ve decided to crochet something with thinner cotton and finished such a beach wedding dress:

 Beach wedding crochet dress PATTERN, crochet TUTORIAL for every row in English, PDF instant download, crochet beach wedding dress tutorial

The length of the dress is 152 cm (60’’), it weights 590 gr/20.8 oz for size S/M. Calculated weight for size M/L is 650 gr/22.9 oz. The skirt length can be adjusted as you go, the skirt pattern is quite easy to remember.

I changed turquoise and white underdresses since they were easy to style for both a day and evening look and my arms were covered with a subtle veil. Quite feminine … if a bride is over 40 and still in a good shape :).

Detailed PATTERN in English is available on Etsy, Ravelry, Craftsy and my new store:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/527384292/beach-wedding-crochet-dress

http://www.ravelry.com/designers/conceptcreativeblog

http://conceptcreative.store/product-category/dresses-tutorials/

https://www.craftsy.com/crocheting/patterns/beach-wedding-dress

This pattern includes:

► detailed tutorial in ENGLISH for every row;

► HQ diagrams;

► written explanation of all rows of the diagrams is included (in case you are not used to work with the crochet charts); keep the original margins of the file.

This dress crochet pattern is provided for sizes S/M and M/L.

Beach wedding crochet dress PATTERN, crochet TUTORIAL for every row in English, PDF instant download, crochet beach wedding dress tutorial – preview.

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