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 popularity and "hello" to Crochet that Fits—garments that suit your form add-ons that suit your type, and appears that healthy correct in with today's type trends!

This publication teaches an cutting edge, effortless method to crochet models which are delicate, formed and drape able—from a bit black costume 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 right kind measurement hook and yarn, somebody could make flattering, form-fitted goods! assorted sew heights do the entire shaping for you, with out the effort and confusion of realizing raises and reduces. With this system you're primarily construction clothing with squares and rectangles, however the comprehensive product doesn't examine all boxy.

• 33 step by step tasks function a large choice of styles for adults and children
• An illustrated sew consultant get even newbies all started quickly
• precise directions make it effortless to regulate the styles to fit your form (or others') simply because one aspect doesn't healthy all!
effortless sufficient for a newbie and classy sufficient for the more matured crocheter, those are tasks you'll get pleasure from making and think sturdy donning. With suits like this, you'll by no means take into consideration crochet within the related means back!

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You may not wish to have the bottom ruffle on your dress. If so, then work double-crochet stitches to the end of the row and just eliminate the triplecrochet stitches. If you have a larger bust, you may not want to taper the half-double crochet stitches right below the bust. If you don’t want to taper the stitches at the empire waist, simply work double-crochet stitches there instead of using the half doubles. Working more rows than the pattern calls for will also make that section (17 double crochet) larger to fit your bust.

14 3/8" (16", 18 3/8", 20", 22 3/8", 24", 26 3/8", 28") 37 (41, 47, 51, 57, 61, 67, 71) cm when lying flat without stretching tr rows create flare at bottom little black dress diagram (without straps) This is basically a rectangle, but it doesn’t look that way, because the shorter single-crochet stitches on the same row shape the dress, making it look like you decreased. The taller triple-crochet stitches make it look like you increased on the bottom, but none of the patterns in this book have increases or decreases.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, * shell in next ch-5 sp, sl st in next sl st; rep from * around, ending with sl st in joining sl st. End off. – 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46) shells. Weave in loose ends. for less bulk A lighter-weight yarn will make your skirt less bulky, but realize you may need to use smaller hooks, and your gauge will change. indd 29 7/2/08 10:25:52 AM SKILL LEVEL: MEDIUM MOYEN Medio 1 BEGINNER 2 ADVANCED BEGINNER 3 INTERMEDIATE If you like turtlenecks, this is the capelet for you. The neck combined with the navy tweed yarn make it a perfect addition to your fall or winter wardrobe.

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