283 – Crochet Dark Blue Summer Blouse – Lace Motif

283 – Crochet Dark Blue Summer Blouse – Lace Motif

You can see Step by step instructions and a video tutorial on how to crochet a very cute summer blouse with sleeves. Easy to make. You can easily customize a blouse to your liking.

Be sure to check out my YouTube Tutorial Video.

 

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You will need:
Cotton Yarn 350 g / 875 m / 959 yds (Weight #2)
Ball (50g) contains 137 yds / 125 m)
Hook Size 3 mm
Scissors
Tape measure
Stitch markers
Sewing needle

Size: L

Width = 46 cm / 18.1 in

Length = 53 cm / 21 in

Terminology:

st – stitch
sl.st – slip stitch
CH – chain stitch
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
Shell – (DC 3 + CH 2 + DC 3 in one space)

Instruction:

(FRONT + BACK)

Make 219 chains (multiple of 8 + 3) – for Size L
If you need a different size, feel free to either add or subtract from this chain number.
You can easily customize a blouse to your liking.

Different sizes:
S = 187 chains
M = 203 chains
L = 219 chains
XL = 235 chains
XXL = 251 chains
Multiple of 8 + 3 for all sizes

Row 1: skip CH3 (as the first stitch), DC in the next 216 chains, Total 217 sts (multiple of 8 + 1)
Row 2: CH 3, DC in the next 2 sts, *CH, skip st, DC *repeat entire row; DC 3 at the end of the row. Turn
Row 3: CH 3, DC in the next st, skip 2 sts, Shell (DC 3 + CH 2 + DC 3) over DC, skip DC one, DC over DC, skip DC one *Shell, skip DC one, DC over DC, skip DC one *repeat entire row; DC 2 at the end of the row. Turn your work
Row 4: CH 3, DC in the next st, CH 2, SC in the middle of the Shell, *CH 3, DC over DC, CH 3, SC in the middle of the Shell *repeat entire row; CH 2, DC 2 at the end of the row. Turn your work
Row 5: CH 3, DC in the next 2 sts, *CH, skip st, DC *repeat entire row; DC 3 at the end of the row. Turn
Row 6: CH3 (as the first stitch), DC entire row. Total 217 sts (multiple of 8 + 1)
Rows 7 – 31: repeat pattern (Rows 2 – 6)

Mark front and back pieces.
Count 49 stitches from the beginning of the row and put the first marker (1/2 of the front part).
Count 8 stitches from the first stitch marker and put the second stitch marker (it will be the part under your arm).
Count 104 stitches from the second stitch marker and put the third stitch marker (back).
Count 8 stitches from the third stitch marker and put the fourth stitch marker (it will be the part under your arm).
There are 48 stitches left from the fourth marker to the end of the row, and that will be the other half of the front part.
Continue working the back and front parts.

½ Front: repeat pattern four times (total 20 rows)
Rows 1 – 10: Total 49 stitches (6 shells)
Rows 11 – 20: Total 33 stitches (4 shells)

Back: repeat pattern four times (total of 20 rows)
Rows 1 – 20: Total 105 stitches (13 shells)

Join the shoulder parts with a needle and yarn.

EdgesFront sides

A side without buttonholes:
Row 1: SC stitches (each row – two stitches)
Row 2: HDC stitches
Row 3: SC stitches

Side with buttonholes:
Row 1: SC stitches (each row – two stitches)
Row 2: HDC stitches
Row 3: Make SC stitches except for the last 23 stitches; CH 3, skip 2 sts, SC 8, CH 3, skip 2 sts, SC 8, CH 3, skip 2 sts, SC one

Edge around the neck: HDC stitches around the neck (one row)

Sleeves
Row 1: CH 4, DC, CH, *DC, CH *repeat entire row; Connect with a slip stitch. Total 88 sts (multiple of 8)
Row 2: CH 3, skip DC one, Shell, skip DC one, *DC, skip DC one Shell *repeat entire row; Connect with a slip stitch
Row 3: CH 6, SC in the middle of the Shell, CH 3, *DC over DC, CH 3, SC in the middle of the Shell, CH 3 *repeat entire row; Connect with a slip stitch
Row 4: CH 4, skip st, DC, CH, *skip st, DC, CH *repeat entire row; Connect with a slip stitch.

Row 5: CH3, DC entire row; Connect with a slip stitch. Total 88 sts

Pattern = Rows 1 – 5

I made 13 rows.
If you want, you can make more rows to make the sleeve longer.

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