Knitting for women Crochet Tunics, dresses

Crochet tunics and dresses

Verona Tunic

Verona Tunic

New looks in fashion are combining different style elements to create unique pieces with category-defying. This tunic with vest-like characteristics is worked as a rectangle that's long in the back and has a bottom cutout section in the front. A cowl collar is then worked directly onto the wide neckline.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large, X-large, 2X-large are in [ ].

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 30 inches (small) [35 inches (medium), 40 inches (large), 45 inches (X-large), 50 inches (2X-large)]

Cranberry Sweater Tunic

Cranberry sweater tunic

Gorgeous cranberry red is the season's standout shade and cowl-neck sweaters continue to be a hot fashion trend. Both color and style are beautifully combined in this flattering tunic-length sweater.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large, X-large, 2X-large, 3X-large and 4X-large are in [ ].

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 36 inches (small) [40 inches (medium), 44 inches (large), 48 inches (X-large), 52 inches (2X-large), 56 inches (3X-large), 60 inches (4X-large)]

Darla Tunic - Crochet

Darla Tunic - Crochet

Crocheters who want a quick but elegant wear-everywhere tunic will delight in Melissa Leapman's Darla Tunic, constructed using a half double crochet stitch throughout. The loftiness of the Luxair yarn keeps the sweater light as well as warm, espe­cially with the extended cowl.

SIZES: Darla is sized to fit Women’s S (M, L, 1X, 2X)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 35 (39, 43, 47, 51)" Length 29 (29W, 29Vz, 30, 30)"

MATERIALS: 8 (9, 10, 11, 12) (10g; 120yd) balls

Skacel/Schulana Luxair (50% baby alpaca, 10% merino wool, 19% lurex, 13% nylon) color #44

Crocheted dress

Crocheted dress

Size: 34, 36/38, and 40/42. Figures for sizes 36/38 and 40/42 are given in parentheses, in ascending order, separated by a dash. If only one figure is given, it applies for all three sizes.

Materials: Schoeller + Stahl “Limone” (100% cotton, approx. 125 m/140 yds/50 g): 500 (550- 600) g of lime green, col 153; 1.5 m/60'' of green satin ribbon, 20 mm/3/4" wide; 1 addi crochet hook, size 3.5 mm (USE/4).

Treble with base loop: Crochet 4 ch, make 1 yarn round hook (yrh), insert hook in the 1st ch, draw 1 loop through, and crochet off with 1 yrh. Then crochet off 2 loops twice, as for normal tr. For each new tr, make 1 yrh and insert hook in the base loop of the last tr with base loop.