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Cool Summer Top (FREE CROCHET PATTERN)

Cool Summer Top (FREE CROCHET PATTERN)

If you thought that summer was not for yarn, think again! While the sun is high and winds heavy, we have been curating a list of cool summer patterns that you can crochet in your free time. We are back with another summertime craft that will make your summer an enjoyable affair. This trendy crochet top is easy to make making it perfect for beginners.

Plus, this project will leave you with a fun to wear summer top that can be donned on any attire of your choice. Attempt this project and add to your wardrobe a great handmade top that will stay with you for a long time.

Materials Needed:

  1. Vardhman Cotone Hi- Fashion Knitting Yarn. Sizes: Small – 300g, Medium-350g, Large-350g, XL-400g, 2XL-400g, 3XL-450g.
  2. Hook – 4mm.
  3. A pair of scissors.
  4. Markets to mark your stitches.
  5. Yarn and needle to weave the ends.

Symbols

  • Ch – Chain
  • Ch St – Chain Stitch
  • Sc – Single Crochet in Stitch
  • Dc – Double Crochet Stich
  • Yoh – Yarn Over Hook
  • Dc42og - (Yoh, insert the hook into st and draw up a loop, Yoh and draw through 2 loops on the hook) total 2 times. You have 3 loops on the hook. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook and therefore, dc42og made.

Finished Measurements

Chest measurements: 78-88-94-108-116-130 cm = 30 3/8”-34 5/8”-37”-42 1/2”-45 3/4”-51 1/4”
Full length: 42-44-46-48-50-52 cm = 16 1/2"-17 1/4"-18"-19"-19 3/4"-20 1/2"

Crochet gauge:
18 double crochets in width and 10 rows vertically = 10 x 10 cm = 4” x 4”. Crochet hook: SIZE 4 mm = US 6

Symbols for reading the pattern instructions:

RS = right side
WS = wrong side
CH = chain
DC = double crochet
REP = repeat
SC = single crochet
SL ST = slip stitch
ST = stitch
DC2TOG = *Yarn over, insert hook in next ST, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops*, REP * to * 2 times, there are 3 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook.1 DC decreased.
SC2TOG= *Insert hook in next ST, yarn over and pull up a loop*, REP * to * 2 times, there are 3 loops on hook, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook.1 SC decreased.
Color coding for size — (S-M-L-XL-2XL-3XL)

Note – The front and back pieces of this top are being worked on separately, back and forth and are then being sown together.

Vardhman Crochet Summer Top

Front and back panel:

CH 70-76-82-94-100-112. Turn, DC in the 4th CH from the hook, 1 DC in each CH ST. Total DC= 68-74-80-92-98-110.

Work a total of 15 rows with 1 DC in each ST.

The piece measures appx. 15 cm, increase 1 DC on each side on every row. Increase for a total of 5-7-8-10-11-12 rows. Total DC at the end of all increases= 78-88-96-112-120-134.

Decrease 2DC for armholes in each side on every row- *Turn, SLST in first 3 ST, CH3, DC in each ST except last 2 ST* REP * to * 5-7-8-10-11-12 times in total. DC at the end of all decreases = 58-60-64-72-76-86.

Decrease for neck- place marker at the middle of the last row worked. Decrease 2DC on every row towards the marker for V-shape neck 11-11-11-12-12-13 times in total.

Work another two rows with DC in each ST without any decrease. Work the other shoulder following same pattern.

Cut the yarn and weave in the ends.

Assembly:

Sew the shoulder seams and side seams.

Armhole edges:

Join yarn, CH1, SC in same ST, SC in next 4 ST.
*CH3, SC3TOG at the bottom of the same ST, SLST in same ST, SC in next 5 ST*, REP * to * till the end of the round.
SLST in first ST to finish the round.
Cut the yarn and weave in the ends.

Neck and bottom edge:

Join yarn, CH1, SC in same ST.
*CH1, SC in next ST*, REP * to * till the end of the round.
SLST in first ST to finish the round.
Cut the yarn and weave in the ends. 

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