Blithe Dress or Tank

 

Breeze into summer in this body-skimming silk-and-linen dress–or crochet a tank, tunic, or any length in between. Worked from the top down, this dress seamlessly combines four different lace patterns, with shaping at the yoke, waist, and skirt.

FINISHED SIZE 32″-34″ (38″-40″, 44″-46″) to fit XS/S (M/L, XL); tunic: 26 (27, 28)” long; dress: 46 (47, 49)” long. Garments shown measure XS/S, modeled with 1″ ease.

YARN Anzula Breeze (65% silk, 35% linen; 750 yd [685 m]/4 oz [113 g]; ): tunic: dusty rose (MC), 1 ball; dress: mulberry (MC), dusty rose (CC), 1 ball each.

HOOK Size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS St markers (m); yarn needle.

GAUGE 17 sts and 9 rows = 4″ in dc before blocking; first 6 rows of yoke = 4″ long and 13/4″ tall before blocking.

Blithe Dress and Tank Blithe Tank
Blithe Dress
Blithe Tank Back Blithe Dress Hem
Blithe Dress Detail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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