Arabella Dress Crochet Pattern

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Arabella Dress - Free Crochet Pattern - The Lavender Chair

Materials:

Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn (Lily Sugar’n Cream 400 yards)

H 5.00mm Crochet Hook/I 5.50mm Crochet Hook

2 Buttons

Yarn Needle

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Size:

Fits most toddlers size 24 months – 3t

Difficulty:

Intermediate

Gauge:

4 Hdc = Approx. 1 inch

Stitches:

Slip stitch (SS)- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over. Pull through stitch and loop.

Chain (Ch)- Yarn over. Pull through loop.

Single crochet (Sc)- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over. Pull through 2 loops.

Half double crochet (Hdc)- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over.  Draw up loop. Yarn over. Pull through 3 loops.

Double crochet (Dc)- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over. Pull through 2 loops. Yarn over. Pull through 2 loops.

Notes:

  • Turning chain does NOT count as your first stitch (unless otherwise specified). So, be sure to work your first stitch in the very first stitch. And when working in the round, be sure to work your first stitch in the same stitch as join.
  • Use H 5.00mm Crochet Hook for size 24 months
  • Use I 5.50mm Crochet Hook for size 2t/3t.
  • Drop Dcs are work in the chain space 2 rounds prior unless otherwise noted.

Instructions:

Chain 66

Row 1: Hdc in the third chain from hook and in the next 4 chains. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc] in the next chain. Hdc in the next 19 chains. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the next chain. Hdc in the next 12 chains. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the next chain. Hdc in the next 19 chains. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the next chain. Hdc in the remaining 5 chains.

Row 2: Chain 1. Hdc in the same stitch and in the next 5 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 21 stitches.  [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 14 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 21 stithces. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the remaining 6 stitches.

Row 3: Chain 1. Hdc in the same stitch and in the next 6 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 23 stitches.  [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 16 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 23 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the remaining 7 stitches.

Row 4: Chain 1. Hdc in the same stitch and in the next 7 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 25 stitches.  [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 18 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 25 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the remaining 8 stitches.

Row 5: Chain 1. Hdc in the same stitch and in the next 8 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 27 stitches.  [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 20 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 27 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the remaining 9 stitches.

DONT TURN. Continue on to button band.

Button Band:

Row 1: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc.). Sc in the Side of row 5 and in the side of row 4. 2 Sc in the side of row 3. Sc in the side of row 2. 2 Sc in the side of  row 1. (7Sc + Chain 1)

Row 2 – 4: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc.). Sc across. (7Sc + Chain 1)

DON’T TURN. Continue on to Arm Shaping

Arm Shaping and Skirt:

Round 1: Chain 1. Make 1 Hdc in the side of row 4, 3, 2, and 1 form Button band. Hdc in the next 10 stitches. Hdc in the chain space. Chain 5. Skip the next 29 stitches. Hdc in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 22 stitches. Hdc in the next chain 1 space. Chain 5. Skip the next 29 stitches. Hdc in the next chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 10 stitches. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (50Hdc + 2 chain 5 spaces)

Round 2 – 6: Chain 1. Hdc in each stitch and chain stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (60 Hdc).

Round 7: Chain 2. *Dc. 2Dc. Chain 1. Skip 1.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Dc made.

Change Color

Round 8: Chain 2. *Dc. Chain 1. Skip 1. Dc. Drop Dc in the skipped stitch from previous round.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Dc made.

Round 9: Chain 2. *Dc. Chain 1. Skip 1. Dc 2.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Dc made.

Change Color

Round 10: Chain 2. *Dc. Drop Dc in the chain space 2 rounds prior. Dc. Chain 1. Skip 1.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Dc made.

Round 11: Chain 2. *Dc 3. Chain 1. Skip 1.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Dc made.

Change Color

Round 12: Chain 2. *Dc. Chain 1. Skip 1. Dc. Drop Dc in chain space 2 rounds prior.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Dc made.

Round 13 – Desired Length: Repeat rounds 9 – 12

Finish off. Weave in ends.

Button Holes:

Join with a SS to the side of Row 1.

Row 1: Evenly Sc 10 across the sides of row 1 – 7. (10 Sc + Turning Chain 1)

Row 2: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc.). Sc across. (10 Sc + Turning Chain 1)

Row 3: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc.). Sc in the next stitch. Chain 2. Skip 2. Sc in the next 2 stitches. Chain 2. Skip 2. Sc in the next 3 stitches. (6Sc + 2 Chain 2 spaces + Turning Chain 1)

Row 4 – 5: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc.). Sc in each stitch across. (10Sc + Turning Chain 1)

Finish off Weave in ends.