GARNET: Dress or Top

Elegance should be enduring, it should transcend fashion and trends and focus on something that is beautifully eternal. This pattern is written to bring out your feminine proportions, even if they are somewhat hidden :). This Garnet Dress or Top will suit girls and women who, like me, have broad shoulders, thin arms, rectangular body type, not well-defined waist, a small tummy (or none at all) and who want to make a wearable crocheted piece. This tutorial offers instructions for making adjustments to your figure (if you are smaller or taller), create an off-shoulder garment, or finish it with more covered neckline. Instructions for crocheting more solid rows at bust level are included.

Design elements:

  • Raglan decreases create an optical illusion of smaller shoulders comparing to classical round yokes that look best on narrow-shouldered women. Broad shoulders and thin arms are covered with small cup sleeves made simultaneously with front and back (without cutting off the yarn for crocheting each sleeve).
  • Raised back neck gives more comfortable fit, while accented waist creates more flattering and feminine silhouette.
  • This project is worked seamlessly in the round, in two directions: from bust towards the neckline, then from bust towards the hem. It allows to choose the best fit for your bust and desired coverage at neckline (while you would need to decide about neckline-coverage right away if you crochet the whole garment from the top down).

DOWNLOAD this dress pattern from my shops:

https://conceptcreative.store/shop/garnet-crochet-dress

www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/garnet-dress-or-top

www.etsy.com/listing/638221364/maxi-crochet-dress

The dress crochet pattern is provided for sizes

S with bust circumference 80-86 cm (31.5-34’’);
M with bust circumference 90-96 cm (35.5-38’’);
L/XL with bust circumference 100-106 cm (39.5-42’’);
XL/2XL with bust circumference 110-117 cm (43.5-46’’);
2XL/3XL with bust circumference 120-127 cm (47-50’’).
Hips circumference is calculated as 10-15 cm (4-6’’) larger than bust; width of the dress around waist and hips can be adjusted as you go.

The sample shown is 142 cm (56’’) long, you may omit or add rows to adjust the length.

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Yarn:

this pattern is written for stretchy yarn like silk, rayon, bamboo, soya, or tencel; 4 ply (UK), Fingering-weight, 1 or Superfine (USA), approx. 330-370 m in 100 gr (360-405 yards per 3.5 oz).

For the close-fitting dress you will need from 2400 to 3550 yards, depending on the width and length. For top of the length 50 cm (19.7’’) you will need from 850 to 1270 yards.

Suggested yarns:

 

Choosing the right YARN and HOOK to achieve great results

 

UNQUESTIONABLE – Crochet Dress Pattern

This crochet dress pattern is perfect for those who look for something easy, seamless, and something that can be adjusted to your own figure for the best fit. The upper part is my crop top (I named it To Crop or Not To Crop Top – Question?) that I could not stop crocheting until it ended at my ankles :).

The skirt falls from the waist, wrapping around the hips and widening to create a beautiful flow and drape. The neckline is modest, scooped with a feminine crochet design around the edge. One button at the back allows for a secure fit around your shoulders.

Detailed PATTERN in English is available here:

https://conceptcreative.store/unquestionable-crochet-dress

www.etsy.com/listing/562890661/sexy-crochet-dress-pattern

www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/unquestionable-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.

The dress crochet pattern is provided for sizes

XS/S with bust circumference 80-87 cm/31.5-34”, hips up to 90 cm/35.5’’,
M/L with bust circumference 90-98 cm/35.5-38.5’’, hips up to 105 cm / 41.5’’,
XL with bust circumference 107-114 cm/42-45”, hips up to 120 cm / 47’’.

– fragment of the crochet tutorial with blurred charts (for preview)

 

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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.

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Detailed PATTERN in English is available here:

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

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

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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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 crochet PATTERN is available here:

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

www.ravelry.com/designers/conceptcreativestore

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

You will receive:

► detailed crochet 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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Like these beautiful dresses already completed by other crocheters:

http://www.instagram.com/p/BlqGUHWAM1-/

https://mycrochet.conceptcreative.store/category/dresses/

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/beach-wedding-dress-aeon/people

Maxi crochet wedding dress – PATTERN

This crochet dress was made for my friend who’s getting married in November. Beautiful graphic lace emphasizes the breast area, form-fitting sheer skirt hugs the figure in the best places. Long sleeves are made specially so she could make some photos outside without getting too cold.

The length of the dress can be regulated so it surely won’t remain in the closet for long after the wedding.

Detailed pattern for crochet maxi dress with empire waist. Beautiful graphic lace emphasizes the breast area, form-fitting sheer skirt hugs the figure in the best places.  Empire dress crochet pattern  Detailed pattern for wedding dress

Feminine crochet maxi dress with empire waist. Beautiful graphic lace emphasizes the breast area, form-fitting sheer skirt hugs the figure in the best places. The length of the dress can be regulated so it surely won’t remain in the closet for long after the wedding. Feminine crochet maxi dress with empire waist. Beautiful graphic lace emphasizes the breast area, form-fitting sheer skirt hugs the figure in the best places. The length of the dress can be regulated so it surely won’t remain in the closet for long after the wedding. Feminine crochet maxi dress with empire waist. Beautiful graphic lace emphasizes the breast area, form-fitting sheer skirt hugs the figure in the best places. The length of the dress can be regulated so it surely won’t remain in the closet for long after the wedding.

Detailed crochet dress PATTERN is available here:

www.etsy.com/crochet-dress-pattern

www.ravelry.com/designers/conceptcreativestore

https://conceptcreative.store/dresses-tutorials

You will receive:

► 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: US (4-6-8-10-12-14), UK (8-10-12-14-16-18), Europe (36-38-40-42-44-46).

Detailed pattern for wedding dress – fragment of the crochet tutorial with blurred charts (for preview)

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