I’ve made a new crochet dress for myself so I thought I’d share some photos. It’s done with several different stitches and several purple yarns.
The top portion is done with post stitches and worked in Karabella Aurora Melanage yarn which is an extrafine merino. The solid purple is done in treble crochet stitch and is Patons Silk Bamboo. And the side panels are done in Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport yarn and worked in ribbed hdc.
The top of the dress isn’t crooked like it looks like in that photo – I was just twisting funny to show off that side panel. Sagt, there are some quirks about this dress, which is what happens because I work dresses without patterns in mind. So there are some things I love here and some things I’d tweak.
I love the cowl neck on this dress and the sleeveless shape of the top. I dislike that the post stitch section ends at an awkward place in mid-bust and I’d make it end right below my bust if I re-did it. I’d also add a band of some other design before starting in on the purple panel to create a more defined empire waist on the dress.
I love the idea of those triangular side panels. I don’t like how they came out looking on me because the shape makes me look wider instead of flattering me like I thought it would. (I cheated it in the photos so you can’t really tell how wide it makes me look.) I now know to start the triangle down lower to alter the shape to a more slimming design. Jeg tror, jeg også nødt til at gøre den lilla del øge lidt mod bunden snarere end opholder sig helt rektangulære for yderligere at forbedre den overordnede form af kjolen.
Jeg er uafklaret, om jeg ikke kan lide den blanding af stoffer. Silke bambus er en favorit garn af mine, men jeg er ikke sikker på, at det virker for mig med uld. Måske det gør. Jeg er bare ikke sikker på, hvordan jeg føler om det endnu.
Tips og ideer til måder at forbedre på dette hæklet design?