Description: The Elegant Lace Dreams Crochet Skirt is a stunning and versatile addition to any wardrobe. This free crochet pattern allows you to create a beautiful lace skirt that’s perfect for both casual outings and special occasions. The intricate lacework and delicate design will showcase your crochet skills while adding a touch of timeless elegance to your style.
- Sport weight cotton yarn in your chosen color (approximately 600-800 yards, depending on size and desired length)
- Crochet hook, size G (4.0 mm)
- Stitch markers
- Yarn needle
- Elastic band (for waistband, optional)
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sizes: Small (Medium, Large, XL)
Gauge: 5 pattern repeats = 4 inches (10 cm)
- Chain (ch)
- Slip stitch (sl st)
- Single crochet (sc)
- Double crochet (dc)
- Treble crochet (tr)
- Picot stitch
Skirt Body: Row 1: Ch 180 (200, 220, 240), join with a sl st to form a ring. Be careful not to twist the chain. Row 2: Ch 5 (counts as 1 dc, ch 2), skip 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch, ch 2, repeat * to * around, join with a sl st to the 3rd ch of the starting ch-5.
Rows 3-10: Ch 5, 1 dc in the next ch-2 space, ch 2, repeat * to * around, join with a sl st to the 3rd ch of the starting ch-5.
Lace Pattern: Row 11: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 3 dc in the same ch-2 space, ch 5, skip next ch-2 space, 4 dc in next ch-2 space, repeat * to * around, ending with ch 5, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-3.
Rows 12-20: Repeat Row 11.
Row 21: Ch 3, 3 dc in the same ch-2 space, ch 3, work a picot stitch, ch 3, 4 dc in the next ch-5 space, repeat * to * around, ending with ch 3, picot, ch 3, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-3.
Rows 22-30: Repeat Row 21.
Finishing: Fasten off and weave in any loose ends using a yarn needle.
Optional Waistband: To create a waistband, measure your waist and cut an elastic band to that length. With the skirt turned inside out, attach the elastic band to the top of the skirt using a whipstitch or slip stitch. This will create a comfortable and stretchy waistband.
Your Elegant Lace Dreams Crochet Skirt is now complete! Pair it with a simple tank top for a casual look, or dress it up with a blouse and heels for a more formal occasion. Enjoy your new handmade creation! This pattern is a fictional creation for illustrative purposes. Please adjust stitch counts, measurements, and instructions as needed for your own preferences and sizing. Always make a gauge swatch before starting your project to ensure the correct fit.