Plus Size Crochet
Crochet garment patterns that include larger sizes and are likely to be flattering to larger figures.
Women's Hooded Vest Digital Crochet Pattern - Shibaguyz Designz | sizes up to 3X, makes a great layering piece!
Women's Hooded Vest Digital Crochet Pattern
Trellis | openwork tee crochet pattern by Marie Wallin, using Rowan Silkystones (silk/linen blend). Sizes from 32 - 50" bustlines.
Trellis | Knit Rowan
Adele Cardigan | crochet pattern by Jenny King (link to Ravelry) Lace wrap cardigan in sizes 10 - 18, can be wrapped and tied in different ways (back, side, or front). Note: written in UK crochet terminology.
Ravelry: Adele pattern by Jenny King
Alexandrium Cardigan | crochet pattern by Sara Delaney. Bottom up, seamless raglan with vertically worked lace detail. Could be done in a solid color, with just a contrast color border on the front. Sizes up to 52" bust.
Valley Yarns 546 Alexandrium Cardigan
Ice Glen Cardigan | crochet cardigan pattern by Sara Delaney, sizes up to 52" bust. A nice layering piece that can be left loose or secured at the waist or under the bust.
Valley Yarns 542 Ice Glen Cardigan
Ravelry: Craspedia Cropped Cardigan pattern by Linda Permann
Curvy Crochet class on Craftsy.com with Marly Bird "Learn how to make beautiful crocheted garments that fit right and look great. Plus-sized or petite, you'll learn lots of useful techniques." This is a great class no matter what your size - if you want to learn how to make a crochet garment that really fits YOU, this is good stuff!
Curvy Crochet class on Craftsy.com
Lakota Bird crochet cardigan pattern by Marlaina "Marly" Bird | bust size up to 58" with 2" of ease, lace pattern creates vertical lines, buttons in the back can be used to pull in and shape the cardigan.
Ravelry: Lakota Cardigan pattern by Marlaina "Marly" Bird
Hydroponic Tunic crochet pattern by MarlyBird | Lightweight lace layering piece, sizes up to 60" bust. Color choices (lighter panels in the center, darker side/sleeve) help draw the silhouette inward.
Hydroponic pattern by Marlaina "Marly" Bird
Ravelry: Kidner pattern by Angelia Robinson
Pembroke Jacket crochet pattern in the book History on Two Needles by Annie Modesitt. Pattern goes up to 58" bust measurement and uses dk weight yarn. Beautiful shaping in the waist and hip!
Ravelry: Wrapt cropped wrap lace top crochet pattern by Mary Beth Temple, in her new book Curvy Girl Crochet: 25 Patterns that Fit and Flatter. Sized by underbust measurements (44" - 64").
Ravelry: Wrapt pattern by Mary Beth Temple
Ravelry: Skirt the Issue pattern by Andee Graves, in Mary Beth Temple's new book Curvy Girl Crochet. Sizes Large - 5X.
Ravelry: Skirt the Issue pattern by Andee Graves
Lucine Tunic crochet pattern instructions by Robyn Chachula. Published in Interweave Crochet Spring 2010 and also available as a PDF download via interweavecrochet.... Sizes up to 50" bust. Fastens under the bust and skims over the torso; sleeves are generously sized.
Lucine Tunic | InterweaveStore.com
Linked Jacket by Robyn Chachula, from her book Simply Crochet: 22 Stylish Designs for Every Day. Sizes up to 46" bust. Good layering piece that can accentuate an hourglass figure nicely.
Linked Jacket pattern by Robyn Chachula
Trellis Vest in Fall 2012 issue of Interweave Crochet, by Kristen TenDyke. Sizes up to 60" bust, with positive ease. Nice layering piece with waist-defining shape, great over a tank top or camisole when the weather is just a bit cool.
Trellis Vest - Media - Crochet Me
Motif Bolero crochet pattern instructions by Marlaina Bird and Jill Wright, published in Leisure Arts #5154, Curvy Crochet. Sizes up to 4x.
Jessica Tromp's tutorials for making your own crochet bolero are a good starting point; you will be able to design a bolero made to your measurements. Please note that these are not straightforward "plug-and-play" patterns in the way a lot of North Americans are used to.
Berroco Berme (Free) in Free Crochet Patterns
479 Nakota Cardigan, crochet pattern instructions by Sara Delaney. Available on WEBS as print, PDF, or in a kit. Sizes up to 50" bustline. Would be a great everyday layering piece done in a solid color; stripe colors could be changed to coordinate with your own wardrobe.
Valley Yarns 479 Nakota Cardigan
Coogee Bay Dress - Interweave Crochet Summer 2012. Crochet pattern instructions by Jenny King. 50" bust circumference - this is a "one size fits most" garment.
Coogee Bay Dress
Premiere Crochet Jacket by Kristen Tendyke, published in Classic Elite #9080, Summertime Knits. Crochet pattern instructions sizes up to 49" bust.