How to crochet an easy summer dress

So, this is my first attempt in crocheting a dress , it's been long since I wanted to crochet dresses and cardigans and now I'm slowly starting .
I hope you like this pattern like I do  and find it easy to follow, don't hesitate if you have any questions or concern.
The mesurement will depend on everyone's size, this pattern is based  on my own size which is medium (38 European size).
The initial number of chains is based on the hips since it is a straight "cut" dress.
The stitch ( pattern ) used for this dress is the granny stripe. If you are new to the granny stripes, here is a link if you are left handed, and this if you are right handed
If you find any mistake on this post or pattern, please correct me, I might sometimes not see properly where I did it or overlook it.




Yarn used: loops and threads:
Hook size: 3.75 MM
Pattern abreviation:
Ch: chain
St: stitch
Sl st: slip stitch
Dc: double crochet
Sk: skip
Cluster: 3 double crochet in the same space.
Sp: space.

Written pattern:


Ch 120.
Making sure the front chains are facing you, join with a sl st in the first ch.

Row1: ch3 in the joined st, 2 dc in the same st, *sk 2 ch, 3dc on the next ch#. Repeat from * to# till end of the row, sl st on top of the initial ch3.

Row 2: ch3, 2dc in the same space, cluster (3dc) in the next space and in every space till end of the row, sl st.

Row 3 till row 79: repeat row 2.

Row 80: ch3, 2dc in the same space, cluster in the next , repeat .

Row 81: ch3, turn, 2dc in the same space as ch3, cluster in the next space and every space till end of the row.

Row 82 till 99: repeat row 81.

First Strap

Row 100: ch3, *cluster in the next space,  repeat *5 times.

Row 101: ch3, turn, cluster in the next space, repeat 5 more times.

row 102-113: repeat row 101.

Second Strap

From the other side of the dress join with a slip not, ch 3 and repeat the same process as  the first strap.

sl st to join each strap to the other side.

Et voila! your dress is completed and ready to wear :)


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