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Monday, July 24, 2017

White Feathers Free Crochet Pattern

White Feathers
 
You will need:
COCA by Lotus Yarns in natural white colour, 90% cotton/10% cashmere 320 meters/100 grams (150 grams needed for size S)
Crochet hook size 4mm

Design Notes: The top is crocheted in two pieces Front and Back. Each piece is worked from the bottom up. Shoulder and side seams are joined together using sc stitches worked on the wrong side. Model shown is in size S (Bust 32”), 21” long. Larger sizes may be made by starting with the appropriate length of foundation chain done in multiples of 8 +1.

Special Stitches used in this pattern:
2dc-CL (2 double crochet cluster): Leaving last loop of each stitch on hook, make 2 dc in indicated stitch, yo, pull yarn through all loops on hook.
V-Stitch: In stitch indicated make (dc, ch 2, dc).

Instructions:

Front:

Ch 80 +1 (or make a foundation chain in multiples of 8 +1 that is half your hip size measured loosely, not tight)

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in second ch fr hook, sc in each ch across, ch 4 (count as dc, ch 1), turn.
Row 2: Sk first two sc, dc in next sc, *ch 1, dc in next sc, rep fr * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc in first sc, *ch 2, sk next dc, in next dc make (2dc-CL, ch 2, 2dc-CL), ch 2, sk next dc, sc in next dc, rep fr * across, ending with sc in last dc; ch 4 (count as dc, ch 1), turn.
Row 4: Dc in first sc, *ch 2, sc in 2-ch sp bet 2dc-CLs, ch 2, V-stitch in next sc, rep fr * across, ending with (dc, ch 1, dc) in last sc; ch 4 (count as dc, ch 1), turn.
Row 5: 2dc-CL in first dc, *ch 2, sc in next sc, ch 2, in 2-ch sp of V-stitch make (2dc-CL, ch 2, 2dc-CL), rep fr * across, ending with (2dc-CL, ch 1, dc) in last dc; ch 1, turn.
Row 6: Sc in first dc, *ch 2, V-stitch in next sc, ch 2, sc in 2-ch sp bet 2dc-CLs, rep fr * across, ending with ch 2, sc in last dc; ch 3 (count as dc), turn.
Row 7: Dc in first 2-ch sp, ch 1, *3 dc in next 2-ch sp, ch 1, dc in next 2-ch sp, dc in next sc, dc in next 2-ch sp, ch 1, rep fr * across, ending with ch 1, dc in last 2-ch sp, dc in last sc; ch 4 (count as dc, ch 1), turn.
Row 8: Dc in first 1-ch sp, *ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next 1-ch sp, rep fr * across, ending with ch 1, dc in last dc; ch 1, turn.
Row 9: Rep fr Row 3 onwards until desired length is reached, ending with either Row 4 or Row 6. Fasten off.

Back:

Same as in Front.

Assembly and Finishing:

Working on the Wrong Side, join side seams with sc leaving holes for arms. Join the shoulder seams using same method. Fasten off. Block to measurements.


Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Lace Shorts Free Pattern

I made these shorts by modifying a capelet pattern. Give it a try and let me know if you have any questions or if you find any errors. Cheers! :)

 
 
Promenade Lace
by Fatima Lasay /Crochetology.net

You will need:
Natural Linen by Lotus yarns, 260 meters/100 grams (2 hanks or 200 grams for size S)
Crochet hook size 4mm

Measurements: Model shown in size S (hip circumference 34”)
Length: 16”
Length of crotch and overall length of shorts may be modified. Hip circumference may be modified by beginning with a foundation chain made in multiples of 7 sts.

Design Notes: The shorts are crocheted in the round starting at the waist, increasing towards the bottom. The crotch is made by joining front and back sides of the shorts in the middle. Each leg is then crocheted in the round separately. Waist band is crocheted over the foundation chain in the round. Ties are woven along the waist band and ends decorated with beads.

Instructions:

Ch a multiple of 7 sts to make a chain that goes around the hips comfortably, not too tight not too loose. Sl st in first ch to make a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in first ch, *ch 4, sk 2 ch, sc in next ch, ch 4, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 2: Sl st in 4-ch lp, ch 3 (count as dc), 7 dc in same 4-ch lp, *sc in next 4-ch lp, 8 dc in next 4-ch lp, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 3: Sl st in second dc, ch 4 (count as dc, ch 1), [dc in next dc, ch 1] 4 times, *dc in next dc, sk (dc, sc, dc), [dc in next dc, ch 1] 5 times, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 4: Sl st in first 1-ch sp, ch 1, sc in same 1-ch sp, *[ch 3, sc in next 1-ch sp] 4 times, sc in next 1-ch sp, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 5: Sl st in each st to go to second 3-ch lp, ch 1, sc in same 3-ch lp, *ch 4, sc in next 3-ch lp, ch 4, sk 2 3-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch lp, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 6: Sl st in 4-ch lp, ch 3 (count as dc), 7 dc in same 4-ch lp, *sc in next 4-ch lp, 9 dc in next 4-ch lp, rep fr * all around, ending with sc in last 4-ch lp, dc in first 4-ch lp, sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 7: Ch 4 (count as dc, ch 1), dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 6 times, *sk next (dc, sc, dc), [dc in next dc, ch 1] 6 times, dc in next dc, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 8: Sl st in first 1-ch sp, ch 1, sc in same 1-ch sp, *[ch 3, sc in next 1-ch sp] 5 times, sc in next 1-ch sp, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 9: Ch 6 ( count as dc, ch 3), *sk first 3-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch lp, ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch lp, ch 3, sk next 3-ch lp, dc between next 2 sc, ch 3, rep fr * all around, ending with ch 3, sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 10: Sl st in 3-ch sp, *8 dc in next 4-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch sp, ch 4, sc in next 3-ch sp, rep fr * all around, ending with 8 dc in last 4-ch lp, sc in last 3-ch sp, ch 4, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 11: Sl st in first and second dc, ch 4 (count as dc, ch 1), dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc, ] 5 times, *in 4-ch lp make (dc, ch 1, dc), sk next dc, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 6 times, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 12: Sl st in first 1-ch sp, ch 1, sc in same 1-ch sp, *[ch 3, sc in next 1-ch sp] 5 times, ch 3, sk next 1-ch sp, sc in next 1-ch sp, rep fr * all around, ending with ch 3, sk last 1-ch sp, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 13: Sl st up to the second 3-ch lp, ch 1, sc in same 3-ch lp, *ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch lp, ch 3, sk next 3-ch lp, in next 3-ch lp make (dc, ch 1, dc), ch 3, sk next 3-ch lp, rep fr * all around, ending with ch 3, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 14: Sl st in 4-ch lp, ch 3, 7 dc in same 4-ch lp, *sc in next 3-ch sp, 4 dc in next 1-ch sp, sc in next 3-ch sp, 9 dc in next 4-ch lp, rep fr * all around, ending with sc in next 3-ch sp, 4 dc in next 1-ch sp, sc in next 3-ch sp, 1 dc in next 4-ch sp, sl st in next dc to join.

Rnd 15: Ch 4 (count as dc, ch 1), *dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 6 times, sk (dc, sc, dc), dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, sk (dc, sc, dc), dc in next dc, ch 1, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 16: Sl st in first 1-ch sp, ch 1, sc in same 1-ch sp, *[ch 3, sc in next 1-ch sp] 5 times, ch 3, sc in next 2-ch sp, ch 3, sc in next 1-ch sp, rep fr * all around, ending with ch 3, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 17: Sl st up to the second 3-ch lp, ch 1, sc in same 3-ch lp, *ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch lp, ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, dc in next 3-ch lp, ch 1, dc in next 3-ch lp, ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch lp, rep fr * all around, ending with ch 4, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 18: Sl st up to the second ch of 4-ch lp, ch 3 (count as dc), 7 dc in same 4-ch lp, sc in next 4-ch lp, *5 dc in next 1-ch sp, sc in next 4-ch lp, 9 dc in next 4-ch lp, sc in next 4-ch lp, rep fr * all around, ending with 5 dc in last 1-ch sp, sc in last 4-ch lp, dc in first 4-ch lp, sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 19: Sl st in next dc, ch 4 (count as dc, ch 1), [dc in next dc, ch 1] 5 times, *dc in next dc, sk (dc, sc, dc), dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc in next dc] 2 times, sk (dc, sc, dc), [dc in next dc, ch 1] 6 times, rep fr * all around, ending with dc in next dc, sk (dc, sc, dc), sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 20: Sl st in 1-ch sp, ch 1, sc in same 1-ch sp, *[ch 3, sc in next 1-ch sp] 5 times, sc in next 1-ch sp, ch 3, sc in next 1-ch sp, sc in next 1-ch sp, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 21: Sl st up to the second 3-ch lp, ch 1, sc in same 3-ch lp, *ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch lp, ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, in next 3-ch lp make (dc, ch 2, dc), ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch lp, rep fr * all around, ending with ch 4, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 22: Sl st up to second ch of 4-ch lp, ch 3 (count as dc), 7 dc in same 4-ch lp, *sk 4-ch sp, 6 dc in next 2-ch sp, sk 4-ch sp, 9 dc in next 4-ch lp, rep fr * all around, ending with sk 4-ch sp, 6 dc in last 2-ch sp, (place stitch marker here), dc in first 4-ch lp, sl st in first dc to join. Fasten off.

NOTE: If you want a longer crotch for the shorts, continue with Rnds 23-25 (as in Rnds 1-3 of instructions for leg of shorts below, end the crotch with rep of Rnd 22, join the crotch at corresponding points and proceed with legs as below)

Join the crotch: Lay the garment flat with the stitch marker in the middle. Count the number of fans to determine the exact location of the corresponding point (bet 2 dc) at the back with the stich marker. Join these two points together by joining yarn with sl st, then proceed to making one leg of the shorts as follows:

Rnd 1: Sl st up to the second dc, ch 4 (count as dc, ch 1), [dc in next dc, ch 1] 5 times, *dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 3 times, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 6 times, rep fr * all around, ending with dc, sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 2: Sl st in first 1-ch sp, ch 1, sc in same 1-ch sp, *[ch 3, sc in next 1-ch sp] 5 times, [sc in next 1-ch sp, ch 3] 2 times, sc in next 1-ch sp, rep fr * all around, ending with sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 3: Sl st up to the second 3-ch lp, ch 1, sc in same 3-ch lp, *ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch lp, ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, dc in next 3-ch lp, ch 2, dc in next 3-ch lp, ch 4, sk next 3-ch lp, sc in next 3-ch lp, rep fr * all around, ending with ch 4, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 4: Rep Rnd 22.

Rnd 5-6: Rep Rnds 1-2 of leg of shorts. Fasten off. Rep for the other leg.

NOTE: If you want longer legs for your shorts rep Rnds 3-6 of leg of shorts.



Make the waistband:

Rnd 1: Join yarn with sl st to ch at waist. Make 3 sc in each 2-ch sp, sc in each sc, 4 sc in each 3-ch sp, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (count as dc), sc in each sc all around, sl st in first dc to join.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, sk 2 sc, sc in next sc, rep fr * all around, sl st in first sc to join.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each sc, 3 sc in each 3-ch sp all around, sl st in first sc to join. Fasten off.

Make ties:

Ch 250 or more to make suitable length of chain to go all around the hips with extra for tying. Fasten off. Weave ties through 3-ch sps around waistband. Decorate ends of ties with beads. Block to measurements.