Floral Cami

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Floral Cami

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This funky camisole is both stylish and airy - great for a summer night out on the town. Crocheted in Caron's Simply Soft. 

Sizes

S
36 ins
21.5 ins
M
40 ins
21.5 ins
L
44 ins
23 ins
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The materials for this project cost $23.76

Step 1:

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Size:

  • S
  • M
  • L
Finished bust measurements
36 ins
Finished length measurements (including straps)
21.5 ins

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | White, 9701Edit Color
$8.58

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Bead Stitch Markers

Pink 3/Pkg
$7.99

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99

Materials not included in this kit:

2 yards ribbon, in white or contrast color, 3/4" – 1" wide.

The materials for this project cost $23.76

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished bust measurements
S 36 ins
M 40 ins
L 44 ins
Finished length measurements (including straps)
S 21.5 ins
M 21.5 ins
L 23 ins

MATERIALS

Camisole
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
SizesSML 
Main Color (MC)
White (9701)
222
Crochet hook: one size US H/8 (5mm), or size to obtain gauge. Stitch markers. Yarn needle. 2 yards ribbon, in white or contrast color, 3/4" – 1" wide

GAUGE

In Hexagonal Net stitch, 9 sts and 5 rows = 4"/10 cm.

INSTRUCTIONS

SPECIAL TERMS
Picot: Ch 3, slip st in top of dc.

NOTES
1. Cami is sized for layering and has a certain amount of flexibility due to the stitch pattern.
2. Front and Back are joined at underarm; sides are laced together with ribbon.
3. Stitch pattern looks the same on both sides; indications for RS, when beginning upper edging, is for clarification of what will now be the RS of the piece.

BACK and FRONT (both alike)
Loosely chain 82 (94, 106).
Row 1: Beginning in tenth ch from hook (counts dc, ch-space), dc in tenth ch, * ch 4, skip 3 ch, dc in next ch; repeat from * across, end dc in last ch, turn—19 (22, 25) ch-4 spaces, 20 (23, 26) dc.
Row 2: Ch 8 (counts as dc, ch 4), * dc in ch-4 space, ch 4; repeat from * across, end dc in turning ch-space, turn.
Repeat Row 2 for Hexagonal Net st until piece measures 9 (9, 10)" from beginning.
Upper Edging: (RS) Ch 1, sc in first dc, work 3 sc in first ch-4 space, [sc in next dc, work 3 sc in next ch-4 space] 3 (4, 5) times; * ch 2, dc in next ch-4 space, ch 4 (strap space), dc in next ch-4 space, ch 2 *; repeat [ to ] 7 (8, 9) times; repeat * to * once for second strap space; repeat [ to ] to last ch-space, end last repeat, work 3 sc in turning ch.
Fasten off.

LOWER EDGING
With RS facing, attach yarn with a slip st to corner ch-space.
Row 1: Ch 6 (counts as ch-space), * sc in next ch-space of base ch, ch 4; repeat from * across, end sc in last corner space, turn—18 (21, 24) ch-4 spaces.
Row 2: Ch 5, * sc in ch-4 space, work 8 dc in next ch-4 space, sc in next ch-4 space, ch 4; repeat from * across, end sc in last ch-space, ch 5, sc in same ch-space, turn—6 (7, 8) 8-dc fans.
Row 3: Ch 4, sc in ch-5 space, * work [dc, picot] in next 7 dc, dc in next dc, sc in ch-4 space; repeat from * across, end sc in last ch-space, ch 4, sc in same space, turn.
Row 4: Ch 4, dc in sc, ch 4, * skip 2 picots, sc in third picot, ch 4, skip 1 picot, sc in next picot, ch 4, skip 2 picots, dc in sc, ch 4; repeat from * across, end sc in last ch-4 space, turn.
Row 5: Ch 8, skip first ch-4 space, * sc in ch-4 space, work 8 dc in next ch-4 space, sc in ch-4 space, ch 4; repeat from * across, end ch 8, sc in last ch-4 space, turn.
Row 6: Ch 4, sc in ch-8 space, * work [dc, picot] in next 7 dc, dc in next dc, sc in ch-4 space; repeat from * across, end sc in last ch-space, ch 4, sc in same space, turn.
Rows 7 – 9: Repeat Rows 4 – 6.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
With WS's together, join side seams approximately 2" from underarms down toward lower edge, leaving remaining seam open.

Straps
Row 1:
Join yarn with a slip st to ch-4 strap-space on Back; ch 35 (35, 41), join to ch-4 strap-space on Front with a sc; work a second sc in ch-4 space, turn.
Row 2: Sc in first ch of strap, * skip next ch, ch 1, sc in next ch; repeat from * to end (Back).
Fasten off.
Repeat for opposite strap.
Weave in ends.

Lacing
Cut two strands of ribbon, approximately 36" long. Lace sides together from underarm seam to beginning of lower edging; tie securely.