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Free Crochet Roses and
Lace Dress
Roses & Lace Dress

Materials: Royale Fashion Crochet Size 3 Crochet Cotton 150 yds per ball, 3 balls
Size E or 4 or 3.5 mm Crochet Hook
Tapestry Needle
Sewing Needle
3 Buttons 3 1/8"  
2 Yds 1/4" Wide Ribbon
Sewing Thread

Special Stitches: Cluster-Yo twice, insert hook in next ch sp, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo twice,
insert hook in same st, yo, pull lp though, [yo, pull though 2 lps on hook] twice, yo, pull through all 3 lps on hook.

Yoke:
Row 1: Ch 60, dc in 6th ch from hook, (first 5 ch counts as dc and ch-1), [ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch] across, turn. (29 dc, 28 ch
sps)

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), [ 2 dc in next ch sp, dc in next dc] across, turn. (85 dc)

Row 3: Ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch-1 sp), sk next st, dc in next st, [ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st] across , turn. (43 dc, 42 ch sps)

Row 4 & 5: Rep rows 2 and 3. (64 dc, 63 ch sps)

Row 6: Ch 3, dc in each st and in each ch sp across, turn. (127 dc)

Row 7: Rep row 3. (64 dc, 63 ch sps)

Row 8: Ch 3, 2 dc in next ch sp, *[dc in next dc, dc in next ch sp] twice, dc in next st, 2 dc in next ch sp, rep from * across to last 5
sts, dc in next st, dc in next ch sp, dc in next st, 2 dc in next ch sp, dc in last st, turn. (149 dc)

Row 9: Rep row 3. (75 dc, 74 ch sps)

Skirt:
Rnd 1: Now working in rnds, ch 3, [dc in next ch sp, dc in next st] 11 times, for armhole, ch 10, sk next 15 ch sps, dc in next st, [dc in
next ch sp, dc in next st] 22 times, for armhole, ch 10, sk next 15 ch sps, dc in next st, [dc in next ch sp, dc in next st] 11 times, ch 1,
join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (91 dc, 21 ch sps)

Rnd 2: Ch 4, sk next st, [dc in next st or ch, ch 1, sk next st or ch] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-4. (56 dc, 56 ch sps)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next ch sp, dc in next st, 2 dc in next ch sp, [dc in next st, dc in next ch sp, dc in next st, 2 dc in next ch sp]
around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (140 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 4, sk next st, [dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, turn, [sl st in next st, sl st in next ch sp]
twice, turn. (70 dc, 70 ch sps)

Rnd 5: Ch 6 (counts as first dc and ch-3 sp), sk next ch sp, * tr in next ch sp, ch 3, sk next ch sp, dc in next st**, dc in each of next 8
sts or chs, ch 3, sk next ch sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, dc in each of last 7 sts or chs, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-6. (90
dc, 20 ch sps, 10 tr)

Rnd 6: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, *sc in next tr, sc in next ch sp, ch 3, sk next 2 sts, dc in each of 5 sts, ch 3, sk next 2 sts**, sc in
next ch sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc. (50 dc, 30 sc, 20 ch sps)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in first st, *ch 4, sk next st, sc in next st, ch 4, sk next dc, dc in each of next 3 sts, ch 4, sk next dc**, sc in next st, rep
from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc. (30 dc, 30 ch sps, 20 sc)

Rnd 8: (Sl st, ch 3, tr, {ch 3, cl 3 times) in next ch sp, *ch 3, sk next dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, sk next ch sp**, (cl, {ch 3, cl} 3 times) in
next ch sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in top of first tr. (50 ch sps, 40 cls, 10 sc)

Rnd 9: (Sl st, ch 3, 3 dc in first ch sp, 4 dc) in each of next 2 ch sps, dc in next ch-3 sp, dc in next sc, dc in next ch-3 sp, [4 dc in
each of next 3 ch sps, dc in next ch sp, dc in next sc, dc in next ch sp] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (150 dc)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in each of first 13 sts, sk next st, {sc in each of next 14 sts, sk next st} around to last st, sc in last st, join in beg sc,
sl st in next st. (140 sc)

Rnd 11: Ch 4, sk next st, [dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-4. (70 dc, 70 ch sps)

Rnds 12-25: Rep rows 5 to 11 consecutively twice.

Rnd 26: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, ch 1, (dc, {ch 1, dc} twice) in next ch sp, ch 1, [sc in next ch sp, ch 1, (dc, {ch 1, dc} twice) in
next ch sp, ch 1] rep from * around, join in beg sc. (35 3-dc groups, 35 sc)

Rnd 27: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, ch 3, [sc in next ch sp, ch 3] around, join in beg sc. Fasten off.

Yoke Trim:
Row 1: With yoke facing, working around sts on row 9, sk first st, join with sc around post of next st, [ch 1, sk next st, (dc, {ch 2, dc}
4 times) around post of next st, ch 1, sk next st, sc around post of next st] across, leaving rem st unworked, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first ch sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch sp] across. Fasten off.

Neck Trim:
Working across neck edge, join with sc in first ch sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch sp] across. Fasten off.

Left Placket:
Row 1: Join with sc in end of row 9 on left back opening, evenly sp 19 sc across to neck edge, turn. (20 sc)

Row 2 & 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Fasten off at end of last row.

Right Placket:
Row 1: Join with sc in end of row 1 on top right back opening at neck edge, evenly sp 1        9 sc down back opening, turn. (20 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of first 4 sts, for buttonhole, ch 2, sk next st, [sc in each of next 6 sts, for buttonhole, ch 2, sk next st] twice,
sc in last st, turn. (17 sc, 3 ch sps)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st and in each ch sp across. Fasten off.

Sew buttons to left placket across from buttonholes. Weave 1 yd of ribbon through ch sps on rnd 2 on front of skirt with ends on
each side. Weave 1 yd of ribbon through ch sps of rnd 2 on back of skirt with ends on each side. Tie ribbon ends on each side into
bows.