Crochet pointed hem topper

When I look for a spring or summer tunic, I think of an airy, drafty, soft but also elegant tunic, beautiful but practical and functional, for any occasion. I looked at many, many blogs and magazines. What I found is the following example. The free pattern is only available for size XL, 2XS to 2XL are subject to a charge. The link to the full article is below.

Materials:

3.5 mm crochet hook
Sport weight yarn: blue ( 200 gr for the sample – size L / 100 gr or 360 yds per skein )

Special stitch used: 5dc shell stitch ( 5 dc into same stitch or space )

This crochet pointed hem topper pattern fits size XL ( chest size: 40 to 42 inches )

Skill level: Easy

The full pattern and tutorial are here Ads free PDF version is here. All technical details check out here.

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( work in rows, make 2 for front and back parts )

R1: ch 168, dc into 3rd chain from hook ( first 2 ch doesn’t count as 1st dc ), dc into next chain, ( ch 2, skip 2 chains, 3 dc across ) x 32 times, ch 2, skip 2 chains, 2 dc into last 2 chains.

R2: turn, sc into first st, skip 1 st, ( 5dc shell stitch into next ch2-space, skip 1 st, sc into next st ) x 32 times, 5dc shell stitch into next ch2-space, skip 1 st, sc into last st.

R3: turn, tr into first st, ch 1, skip 1 st, ( 3 dc across, ch 2, skip 3 sts ) x 32 times, 3 dc across, ch 1, tr into last st.

R4: turn, dc into 1st st, 2 dc into next ch1-space, skip 1 st, sc into next st, skip 1 st, ( 5dc shell stitch into next ch2-space, skip 1 st, sc into next st ) x 32 times, 2 dc into next ch1-space, dc into last st.

R5: turn, 2 dc into first 2 sts, ch 2, skip 3 sts, ( 3 dc across, ch 2, skip 3 sts ) x 32 times, 2 dc into last 2 sts.

R6: turn, sc into first st, skip 1 st, ( 5dc shell stitch into next ch2-space, skip 1 st, sc into next st ) x 32 times, 5dc shell stitch into next ch2-space, skip 1 st, sc into last st.

R7: turn, tr into first st, ch 1, skip 1 st, ( 3 dc across, ch 2, skip 3 sts ) x 32 times, 3 dc across, ch 1, tr into last st.

R8: turn, dc into 1st st, 2 dc into next ch1-space, skip 1 st, sc into next st, skip 1 st, ( 5dc shell stitch into next ch2-space, skip 1 st, sc into next st ) x 32 times, 2 dc into next ch1-space, dc into last st.

Repeat (from R5 to R8) x 10 times until you reach R44

R45: turn, 2 dc into first 2 sts, ch 2, skip 3 sts, ( 3 dc across, ch 2, skip 3 sts ) x 32 times, 2 dc into last 2 sts.

R46: turn, sc into first st, skip 1 st, ( 5dc shell stitch into next ch2-space, skip 1 st, sc into next st ) x 32 times, 5dc shell stitch into next ch2-space, skip 1 st, sc into last st. ( fasten off, weave in ends )

  • Put front and back parts together, from the wrong side, seam shoulder line with sc ( 52 sts each side )
  • Seam body line with sc ( 25 rows from the bottom up )

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