Ruffle Collar top


Directions are given for small size. Change for medium and large sizes are are in []. Anchor Cronita knitting & crochet cotton, art 4092: 7 [8,9] balls of white. Milward steel crochet hook, size 1.50mm. 1 m of round elastic. GAUGE: 1     OPEN SHELL AND 1 SC = 2.5 CM 10 ROW = 7.5 CM Be sure to check your gauge before starting article, use any size hook that will obtain the stitch gauge above Sizes Small 8-10 Medium [12-14] Large [ 16] Body bust size (in cm) Blocking measurement Bust small 86 cm medium 94 cm large 101.5 cm Width across back or front at underarm Small 43cm medium 47 cm large 51 cm Length from underarm to lower edge excluding ruffle Small 30.5 cm medium 32cm large 33cm BACK starting at lower edge, ch 104 [110, 122] having 6 ch sts to 2.5 cm Row 1: (right side) sc in 2nd ch from hook; * ch 1, skip nex 2 ch; in next ch make (dc, ch1) twice and, dc-open shell made; ch 1, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch, repeat from * across- 17 [18-20] open shell, ch 4, turn ROW 2: dc in first sc- half open shell made at beg of row; ch 1, sc in center dc of first open shell,* ch 1; in next sc make (dc, ch 1) twice and  dc – open shell over sc made; ch 1, sc in center dc of next open shell. Repeat from * across to last sc, ch 1 in last sc made dc, ch 1 and dc- half open shell made at end of next open shell. Break off fasten FRONT: work as for back Fuffle: starting at inner edge, ch 275 to measure 140 cm, having 5 ch sts to 2.5 cm ROW 1: sc in 6th ch from hook *ch 5, sc in next ch, repeat from * across – 270 loops ch 5, turn. ROW 2-11: sc in first loop, * ch 5, sc in next loop, repeat from * across, ch 5, turn, ROW 12: sc in first loop, * ch 1, open shell in next sc, ch 1, sc in next loop repeat from * across, end with sc in last loop, ch 5, turn. ROW 13: * sc in center dc of next open shell, ch 5 repeat from * across, end with sc in last loop, ch 5, turn. ROW 14:  repeat row 12. ROW 15-16: repeat row 13 and 14. break off and fasten. Pin to measurement Sew side seam with right side facing and sewing careful to keep work flat, work on row of sc along each armhole edge. Lower edging: RND 1: with right side facing. Attach thread to lower edge of a side seam, ch 1, in same place: working along opposite side of starting chain * ch 5, skip 2 ch, sc in next ch, repeat from * around lower edge, end with ch 2, dc in first sc to form last loop, RNDS 2-3: ch 1, sc in loop just form, * ch 5, sc in next loop, repeat from * around, end with ch 2, dc in first sc, RND 4: ch 1, sc in loop just formed, * ch 1, open shell in next ch 1, sc in next loop, repeat from * around, end with ch 1, join with sl st to first sc, break off and fasten. Sew narrow edge of ruffle together edge of ruffle seam at center back, pin inner edge of ruffle along neckline of front and back, allowing about 25 cm to be gathered between back and front for shoulders and about 43 cm to be gathered across top edge of front and back, attach thread to top of ruffle seam at neckline; working over elastic and through both thickness (ruffle and garment), ch 1, sc evenly around neckline and along shoulders, join to first sc break off and fasten. Cord: with 2 strands of thread held together, make a chain 140 cm long, then sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch, break off and fasten, lace cord through open shell of row 1 of back and front

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