Lacy Cami

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Lacy Cami

designed by Margret Willson
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S
34" [85.5 cm]
25.5" [65 cm]
M
38" [96.5 cm]
26" [66 cm]
L
42" [106.5 cm]
26.5" [67.5 cm]
XL
46" [117 cm]
27" [68.5 cm]
2XL
50" [127 cm]
27" [68.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $19.77

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Size:

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  • M
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Finished Bust
34" [85.5 cm]
Finished Length
25.5" [65 cm]

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Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | Plum Wine, 9722Edit Color
$12.87

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20

Bent Tip Steel Yarn Needles

Sizes 13 & 16 2/Pkg
$2.50
The materials for this project cost $19.77

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

Dec = decrease(ing)

hdc = half double crochet

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

tr = treble crochet

V-st = V-stitch - (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated stitch or space.

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Bust
S 34" [85.5 cm]
M 38" [96.5 cm]
L 42" [106.5 cm]
XL 46" [117 cm]
2XL 50" [127 cm]
Finished Length
S 25.5" [65 cm]
M 26" [66 cm]
L 26.5" [67.5 cm]
XL 27" [68.5 cm]
2XL 27" [68.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Cami
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
SizesSML2XL 
Main Color (MC)
Plum Wine (9722)
3345

GAUGE

In bodice stitch pattern, using larger hook, 16 sts and 14 rows = 4"/10 cm

INSTRUCTIONS

BODICE PATTERN STITCH

Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, sc in first sc, *dc in next ch-1 space, sc in next sc; repeat from * across, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 1, skip next dc, sc in next sc; repeat from * across, turn.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for Pattern Stitch.

NOTE

Bodice back and front are worked first then seamed. The skirt is then worked in rounds from the foundation row to the bottom edge.

HELPFUL

When, due to decreasing, a WS row begins with a dc, begin and end Pattern Stitch Row 2 with 2 sc.

BACK

Ch 70 (78, 86, 94, 102).

Foundation Row (WS): Sc in second ch from hook, *ch 1, skip next ch, sc in next ch; repeat from * across, turn—35 (39, 43, 47, 51) sc and 34 (38, 42, 46, 50) ch-1 spaces, for total of 69 (77, 85, 93, 101) sts.

Work even in Bodice Pattern Stitch until piece measures 5"/12.5 cm from beginning, end with a RS row.

Shape Armholes

Row 1 (WS): Ch 1, slip st in first 4 (6, 6, 8, 8) sts, sc in next st, [ch 1, skip next st, sc in next st] 30 (32, 36, 38, 42) times; leave remaining 4 (6, 6, 8, 8) sts unworked, turn—31 (33, 37, 39, 43) sc, and 30 (32, 36, 38, 42) ch-1 space, for total of 61 (65, 73, 77, 85) sts.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 1; leaving last loop of each st on hook, sc in first st, dc in next st, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook (decrease made), continue in Bodice Pattern Stitch across to last 2 sts; leaving last loop of each st on hook, dc in next st, sc in next st, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook (decrease made); turn—59 (63, 71, 75, 83) sts.

Row 3: Work even in Bodice Pattern Stitch. Note: This row may require working 2 sc at beginning and end, to maintain pattern.

Row 4: Ch 1, dec over first 2 sts, continue in Bodice Pattern Stitch across to last 2 sts, dec over last 2 sts, turn—57 (61, 69, 73, 81) sts.

Repeat last 2 rows 2 (2, 4, 4, 6) more times—53 (57, 61, 65, 69) sts.

Work even in Bodice Pattern Stitch until armhole measures 3 (3 1/2, 4, 4 1/2, 4 1/2)"/7.5 (9, 10, 11.5, 11.5) cm, end with RS row.

Shape Left Shoulder

Row 1 (WS): Ch 1, sc in first sc, [ch 1, skip next dc, sc in next sc] 6 (7, 7, 8, 9) times; leave remaining sts unworked (for neck and right shoulder), turn—7 (8, 8, 9, 10) sc, and 6 (7, 7, 8, 9) ch-1 spaces, for a total of 13 (15, 15, 17, 19) sts.

Work even in Bodice Pattern Stitch until armhole measures 6 1/2 (7, 7 1/2, 8, 8)"/16.5 (18, 19, 20.5, 20.5) cm, end with RS row.

Next Row (WS): Ch 1, sc in first 3 (5, 5, 5, 6) sts, hdc in next 5 (5, 5, 6, 6) sts, dc in next 5 (5, 5, 6, 7) sts, turn.

Last Row: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off.

Shape Right Shoulder

Row 1 (WS): Skip 27 (27, 31, 31, 31) unworked sts following left shoulder (for back neck), join yarn with sc in next sc, [ch 1, skip next dc, sc in next sc] 6 (7, 7, 8, 9) times, turn—7 (8, 8, 9, 10) sc, and 6 (7, 7, 8, 9) ch-1 spaces, for a total of 13 (15, 15, 17, 19) sts.

Work even in Bodice Pattern Stitch until armhole measures 6 1/2 (7, 7 1/2, 8, 8)"/16.5 (18, 19, 20.5, 20.5) cm, end with RS row.

Next Row (WS): Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 4 (4, 4, 5, 6) sts, hdc in next 5 (5, 5, 6, 6) sts, sc in last 3 (5, 5, 5, 6) sts, turn.

Last Row: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off.

 

FRONT

Work as for back until piece measures 4"/10 cm, end with a RS row.

Shape Neck and Right Shoulder

Row 1 (WS): Ch 1, sc in first st, [ch 1, skip next st, sc in next st] 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) times, sc in next st; leave remaining sts unworked (for front neck and left shoulder), turn—18 (20, 22, 24, 26) sc and 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) ch-1 spaces, for a total of 34 (38, 42, 46, 50) sts.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, dec over first 2 sts, continue in Bodice Pattern Stitch across, turn—33 (37, 41, 45, 49) sts.

Row 3: Work even in Bodice Pattern Stitch.

Row 4: Ch 1, dec over first 2 sts, continue in Bodice Pattern Stitch across, turn—32 (36, 40, 44, 48) sts.

Repeat last 2 rows 11 (11, 13, 13, 13) times, AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 5"/12.5 cm, work armhole shaping as for back—13 (15, 15, 17, 19) sts.

Work even in Bodice Pattern Stitch until armhole measures 6 1/2 (7, 7 1/2, 8, 8)"/ 16.5 (18, 19, 20.5, 20.5) cm, end with a RS row.

Next Row (WS): Ch 1, sc in first 3 (5, 5, 5, 6) sts, hdc in next 5 (5, 5, 6, 6) sts, dc in next 5 (5, 5, 6, 7) sts, turn.

Last Row: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off.

Shape Neck and Left Shoulder

Row 1 (WS): Skip 1 unworked st following first shoulder, join yarn with sc in next st, sc in next st, [ch 1, skip next st, sc in next st] 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) times, sc in last st, turn—18 (20, 22, 24, 26) sc and 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) ch-1 spaces, for a total of 34 (38, 42, 46, 50) sts.

Row 2 (RS): Work in Bodice Pattern Stitch to last 2 sts, dec over last 2 sts, turn—33 (37, 41, 45, 49) sts.

Row 3: Work even in Bodice Pattern Stitch.

Row 4: Work in Bodice Pattern Stitch to last 2 sts, dec over last 2 sts, turn—32 (36, 40, 44, 48) sts.

Repeat last 2 rows 11 (11, 13, 13, 13) times, AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 5"/12.5 cm, work armhole shaping as for back—13 (15, 15, 17, 19) sts.

Work even in Bodice Pattern Stitch until armhole measures 6 1/2 (7, 7 1/2, 8, 8)"/ 16.5 (18, 19, 20.5, 20.5) cm, end with a RS row.

Next Row (WS): Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 4 (4, 4, 5, 6) sts, hdc in next 5 (5, 5, 6, 6) sts, sc in last 3 (5, 5, 5, 6) sts, turn.

Last Row: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Block pieces to measurements. Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams.

Skirt

With RS facing, join yarn with sc in right side seam.

Round 1 (RS): Working across opposite side of Foundation Row, *ch 3, skip next sc, sc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * to last sc before left side seam, ch 3, skip last sc, sc in left side seam, **ch 3, skip next sc, sc in next ch-1 space; repeat from ** around, ch 3; join with slip st in first sc—70 (78, 86, 94, 102) ch-3 spaces.

Round 2: Ch 5, dc in same st as join (counts as V-st), *sc in next ch-3 space, V-st in next sc; repeat from * around to last ch-3 space, sc in last ch-3 space; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch—70 (78, 86, 94, 102) V-sts.

Round 3: Ch 1, *sc in ch-2 space of next V-st, V-st in next sc; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc.

Round 4: Ch 5, dc in same st as join (counts as V-st), *sc in ch-2 space of next V-st, V-st in next sc; repeat from * around to last V-st, sc in ch-2 space of last V-st; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch.

Repeat Rounds 3 and 4 until skirt measures 9"/23 cm, end with a Round 4. Do not fasten off.

Lace

Round 1: Slip st in ch-2 space of next V-st, ch 5 (counts as tr, ch 1), ([tr, ch 1] 2 times, tr) in same ch-2 space, *skip next sc, ([tr, ch 1] 3 times, tr) in ch-2 space of next V-st; repeat from * to last sc, skip last sc; join with slip st in 4th ch of beginning ch.

Round 2: *2 sc in next ch-1 space, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-1 space, 2 sc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc.

Round 3: Slip st in next 2 sc, slip st in next ch-3 space, ch 5 (counts as tr, ch 1), ([tr, ch 1] 2 times, tr) in same ch-3 space, *skip next 6 sc, ([tr, ch 1] 3 times, tr] in next ch-3 space; repeat from * to last 3 sc, skip last 3 sc; join with slip st in 4th ch of beginning ch.

Rounds 4 and 5: Repeat Rounds 2 and 3.

Round 6: *2 sc in next ch-1 space, (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in next ch-1 space, 2 sc in next ch-1 space; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.

Neck Edging

With smaller hook, join yarn in shoulder seam at neck. Work sc evenly spaced around neck; join with slip st in first sc.

Armhole Edging

With smaller hook, join yarn in side seam at underarm. Work sc evenly spaced around armhole; join with slip st in first sc. Repeat around second armhole.

Tie

With smaller hook, ch 200 (215, 230, 245, 260). Fasten off. Weave tie through first row of skirt and tie in a bos.

Using yarn needle, weave in ends.