This beautiful dress is easy to crochet from the top down. The raglan shaping is worked within the stitch pattern. The whole dress is worked in the round and it is completely seamless. Sizes range from 36 to 52 inch bust with ample flounce to showcase the yarn’s incredible drape at the hemline.
What you will need to make the Sweet Clara Crochet Dress FREE Crocheting Pattern:
1050 (1155, 1270, 1397, 1536) yds 960 (1056, 1161, 1277, 1404)m #2 sport weight yarn
H/8 (5mm) crochet hook
Be So Sporty Yarn; 100% bamboo, #2 sport weight yarn; 325 yds (297m) per 4oz (113g); shown in color Periwinkle 4 (4, 4, 5, 6) balls.
You can easily substitute another #2 sport weight yarn to make this beautiful crochet dress pattern. Be SO Sporty BLING, Be So Soulful and Be So Fresh Yarns are also #2 sport weight yarn. Please note that these other yarns have slight yardage variations. For example, if you wanted to make the Sweet Clara Dress Pattern in Be So Sporty BLING, here is the suggested yardage requirements:
Here are the suggested yardage requirements if you choose to substitute #1 fingering weight yarn for this project (Be So Fine, Be So Fine BLING and Be So Lush Yarn).
To make Sweet Clara Dress Crochet Pattern in Be So Fine Yarn: 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) balls
To make Sweet Clara Dress Crochet Pattern in Be So Fine BLING Yarn: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) balls
Here are the suggested yardage requirements if you choose to substitute the #3 dk weight yarn for this project (Be So Baby Yarn).
To make Sweet Clara Dress Crochet Pattern in Be So Baby Yarn: 8 (9, 9, 10, 11) balls
Gauge: 1 rep of pattern = 3 in (7.6cm) across and 2 in (5cm) in length
Sizes: S (M, L, XL, XXL)
Bust 36 (40, 44, 48, 52) in, 91.44 (101.6, 111.8, 121.9, 132.1)cm
Length 42 (42, 44, 44, 46) in 106.7 (106.7, 111.8, 111.8, 116.8) cm from underarm.
See crochet glossary for chain (ch), double crochet (dc), and single crochet (sc), treble crochet (tr) and slip stitch (slst).