Women's top crochet pattern free

Women's top crochet pattern

Top crochet pattern

FINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large and X-large are in [ ].

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 36 inches (small) [40 inches (medium), 44 inches (large), 48 inches (X-large)]

Length: 18 inches (small), [20 inches (medium), 22 inches (large), 24 inches (X-large)]

MATERIALS

Berroco Remix medium (worsted) weight yarn 3 1/2 oz/216 yds/100g per ball; (4):

3 [3, 4, 5] balls #3903 almond

Sizes H/8/5mm and I/9/5.5mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle

GAUGE

Size I hook: 14 sts = 4 inches;

9 rows = 4 inches

PATTERN NOTES

Each chain-1 space counts as 1 stitch.

Chain-3 at beginning of row or round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

TOP

BODY Make 2.

Row 1 (RS): With size I hook, ch 65 [73, 79, 87], dc in 4th ch from hook (beg 3 sk chs count as first dc), dc in each of next 0 [4, 3, 3] chs, ch 1 (see Pattern Notes), sk next ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch, [dc in each of next 5 chs, ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch] across, ending with dc in each of last 2 [6, 5, 5] chs, turn. (63 [71, 77, 85] sts)

Row 2: Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), bpdc (see Stitch Guide) around each of next 1 [5, 4, 4] dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, *bpdc around each of next 5 dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, rep from * around, ending with bpdc around each of next 1 [5, 4, 4] dc, dc in last st, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around each of next 1 [5, 4, 4] bpdc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, *fpdc around each of next 5 bpdc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, ending with fpdc around each of next 1 [5, 4, 4] dc, dc in last st, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, *ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st, rep from * across to last 3 sts, ch 1, sk next st, dc in each of last 2 sts, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, dc in each of next 1 [5, 4, 4] st(s), ch 1, sk next st, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next st, *dc in each of next 5 sts, ch 1, sk next st, dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st, rep from * across, ending with dc in each of last 2 [6, 5, 5] sts, turn.

Next rows: [Rep rows 2-5 consecutively] 8 [9, 10, 11] times or to desired length.

Next rows: Rep rows 2-4.

Fasten off.

ASSEMBLY

Sew shoulders, leaving center 10 inches open for neck opening.

Sew sides, leaving 8 [8 1/2,9, 9 1/2] inches open for armholes.

NECK EDGING

Rnd 1: With size H hook and beg at shoulder seam, sc evenly sp around neck, join (see Pattern Notes) in beg sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, working from left to right, reverse sc (see Stitch Guide) in each st around, join in beg reverse sc. Fasten off.

ARMHOLE EDGING

Rnd 1: With size H hook and beg at underarm seam, sc evenly sp around Armhole, join in beg sc. 

Rnd 2: Ch 1, working from left to right, reverse sc in each st around, join in beg reverse sc. Fasten off.

Rep on rem Armhole.

LOWER EDGING

Rnd 1: With size H hook and beg at side seam, sc evenly sp around bottom edge, join in beg sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, working from left to right, reverse sc in each st around, join in beg reverse sc. Fasten off. 

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