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My mom and I learned to crochet together when I was 12 because there was a crocheted vest I wanted to make. We worked through it and figured it out together. I have ...

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Classic Summer Set (T11-009)

from Crochet by Kathy
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Classic Summer Set (T11-009)
Classic Summer Set (T11-009)
Classic Summer Set (T11-009)
Classic Summer Set (T11-009)
Classic Summer Set (T11-009)
Classic Summer Set (T11-009)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should already know how to ch, sc, hdc, and dc
  • Additional stitches are defined in the instructions

Pattern Description:

Dress up in this classic summer set, which also includes a matching hat*, or wear the pieces as separates. The skirt buttons up the back and also has a buttoned slit at the bottom edge, The top has matching detail at the sides.

If you love thread crochet, this is a great project for the intermediate crocheter. The motifs are crocheted together using the connect-as-you-go technique. Assembly charts are provided for all sizes.

This pattern is written in U.S. terms.

*The hat pattern is also sold separately as the "Classic Summer Hat".


Working in pattern:
Square Motif = 2.25" across

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The finished chest sizes for the top are: 31-1/2", 36", 40-1/2", 45", and 49-1/2".
  • The finished waist/hip sizes for the skirt are: 22-1/4"/36", 25"/40-1/2", 27-3/4"/45", 30-1/2"/49-1/2", and 33-1/4"/54". Instructions are also included to create intermediate waist sizes for the skirt.
  • The hat size is 22-1/2" circumference.


  • Crochet cotton, size 10, in 350 yd. (320 m) balls - 6 to 11 balls of cream, 1 ball of pale yellow
  • Size 7 (1.65 mm) steel crochet hook
  • 1/2" round buttons - 9

You Will Also Need:

  • Matching camisole and light weight skirt (Butterick #3134 was used for model).