Rockin' Red Dress

Inspired by the sassy suit of Star Trek’s Lieutenant Uhura, this flattering crochet dress is worked top down with a quiver-stitch bodice. Post stitches outline the gores of the swirly skirt, which is easily lengthened or shortened.

Designer: Doris Chan

Finished Size: 30 (32, 36, 40, 44)” bust circumference; length at back neck 31 (31, 31¾, 33¼, 33¾)”. Note: Fabric is stretchy and can be worn with up to 2″ negative ease; dress may also hang longer on the body. Garment shown measures 32″, modeled with no ease.

Yarn: South West Trading Company Oasis; (100% soysilk; 240 yd [220 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #502 rose, 5 (6, 7, 7, 8) balls.

Hook Size: G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: St markers (m); safety pin; yarn needle.

Gauge: 12 sts and 8 rnds = 3″ in skirt patt, blocked; 12 sts = 3″ and 8 rows = 2¾” in quiver patt, blocked.

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