Twiggy Dress

Originally conceived to be worked with embroidery floss, this crochet dress is made from nine-yard strands of a sock yarn spun with Outlast, designed to acclimate to your body’s temperature. Try working it in several neutrals for a different look. This easy crochet dress, worked in half double crochet, is a great project for a beginning crocheter.


Designer: Kathy Merrick

Finished Size: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42)” bust circumference. Garment shown measures 34″, modeled with no ease.

Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Solemate (55% superwash merino, 15% nylon, 30% Outlast); 425 yd [375 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): Cookie’s deep dark secret (A), Ysolda’s red (B), pond blue (C), turquoise (D), powder blue (E), growth (F), firefly (G), chino (H); 1 ball each.

Hook Size: C/2 (2.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 22 sts and 19 rows = 4″ in hdc.

Notions: Two 1½” D-rings for belt; yarn needle.


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