>For some reason this morning, I suddenly made a decision regarding that which is laughingly referred to as my wardrobe. It is in dire and desperate need of another baby-doll style dress: this season’s fashion gift to those of us with almost no boobs and a disproportionately large middle.
So did I head straight for town and the delights of somewhere like Country Tar-jay?
not on your Nellie
not this little black duck
for what my wardrobe required, nay, demanded, was
a crochet dress.
in nice, cool cotton
Something like the misdyed Bendy 8-ply cotton I used for the Chic Hippie [ or in my case Hippy Chick ] skirt from Candi Jensen’s Hooked On Crochet.
That one I made last year and never wear because it makes me look like a
hippy hippie hippo
For modesty’s sake, perhaps the top section could be solid trebles [double crochet for my US friends] … just like the yoke of the CH skirt
and then some sort of graduated shell pattern … just like the CH skirt
yeah and maybe some little buttons down the front …like … the … ones … on … the …
fast forward through the removal of the drawstring from the waist, and the manipulating of a few metres of cotton thread around a 3.5mm hook to create a couple of shoulder straps
and if you’ll forgive the crappy back-lit photos: