Lacy Shells Skirt (Infant – Child) Crochet Pattern

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Materials:

Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn
I 5.50mm Crochet Hook
Ribbon
Yarn Needle

Size:

Newborn (0 – 6 months, 6 – 12 months, 12 – 18 months, 18 – 24 months, 2T, 3T, 4T, 5, 6)

Difficulty:

Advanced

Gauge:

4 Hdc = Approx. 1 inch

Stitches:

CH: Chain- Yarn over pull through one loop.

SS: Slip stitch- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over and pull through both the stitch and loop on the hook.

DC: Double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

SC: Single crochet- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops.

HDC: Half double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through three stitches.

Dc3Tog: Double crochet 3 together- *Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over. Draw up loop. Yarn over. Pull Through Two loops.* Repeat from * to * a total of three times. Yarn over pull through all loops on the hook.

Notes:

  • Turning chain does NOT count as your first stitch (unless otherwise specified). So, when working flat, be sure to work your first stitch in the very first stitch. And when working in the round, be sure to work your first stitch in the same stitch as join.

Instructions:

Waist Band

Chain 8

Row 1: Sc in second chain from hook and each chain across. (7)

Row 2: Chain 1. Sc in the BLO across. (7)

Repeat Row 2 for a total of 48 (48, 54, 54, 60, 60, 66, 66, 72, 72) Rows.

Slip stitch to join your final row to your first row.

Skirt

Round 1: Chain 1. Sc in the side of each row around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. (48 (48, 54, 54, 60, 60, 66, 66, 72, 72))

Round 2: (Note: For this round you will NOT skip any stitches unless noted). Chain 1. {Sc. Chain 3.} repeat a total of 3 times. Sc. Chain 3. Skip the next stitch. *{Sc. Chain 3.} repeat a total of 4 times. Sc. Chain 3. Skip the next stitch.* Repeat from * to * around until 1 stitch remains. Sc. Chain 3. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 3:  SS into the chain 3 space. Chain 1. *Sc in the next chain 3 space (first Sc of the round will be worked in same place as ss). Chain 3. Sc in the next chain 3 space. Skip the next chain 3 space. 7Dc in the next chain 3 space. Skip the next chain 3 space.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 4:  SS into the chain 3 space. Chain 1. *Sc in the next chain 3 space. (first Sc will be worked in the same space). [Dc. Chain 1.] in the next 6 Dc. Dc in the next dc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 5: SS across into the 2nd chain 1 space. Chain 1. *[Sc in the next chain 1 space. (first sc will be worked in the same space). Chain 3.] Repeat from [ to ] a total of 4 times. Skip the next Dc and Chain 1 space. Dc3tog over the next 3 stitches. Chain 3. Skip the next chain 1 space and Dc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 6: SS into the next Chain 3 space. Chain 1. *Sc in the next chain 3 space (first sc will be worked in the same space). Chain 3.* Repeat from * to * around Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Repeat Rounds 3- 6 until desired length is achieved.

Finish off. Weave in ends.

 

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