The perfect spring/summer addition to your wardrobe.
Skill Level | Easy
Available Sizes | XS – 5XL
About this Pattern
If you’re ready to step up and crochet something for you to wear, our sleeveless crochet top is a great starting point. Made of two basic panels and no complicated shaping or stitch patterns, this one will give you the confidence you need to make more clothing in the future.
With this pattern you’ll learn the fundamentals of how two basic shapes can come together to make a functional top. We’ll use a thinner yarn than usual so it has a nice drape and comfortable fit. If you have Lion Brand Beautiful You on hand (or you’re able to find it for sale), that’s a great option. It has since been discontinued but this pattern is versatile enough that you can substitute with another #2 fine weight yarn.
Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We have a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations here on this page as well as written instructions and a tutorial to walk you through our sleeveless crochet top step-by-step.
- Any #2 Fine Weight Yarn; (Pictured: Lion Brand Beautiful You)
- XS: 815 yds
- S: 995 yds
- M: 1,120 yds
- L: 1,245 yds
- XL: 1,375 yds
- 2XL: 1,440 yds
- 3XL: 1,625 yds
- 4XL: 1,710 yds
- 5XL: 1,875 yds
- 4.5 mm Crochet Hook
- Yarn Needle
FAQ: Can I use a different yarn?
Sure, as long as it’s in the same weight category. Check your gauge and adjust as needed so the sizing comes out right. The recommended yarn amount will likely be different too.
Yarn Substitution Resources:
3 Things You Must Do to Substitute Yarn
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This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.
- Ch Chain
- Hdc Half Double Crochet
- Hk Hook
- Rem Remaining
- Rep Repeat
- Sk Skip
- Slst Slip Stitch
- Sp Space
- St(s) Stitch(es)
To fit bust measurement:
- XS: 28-30″
- S: 32-34″
- M: 36-38″
- L: 40-42″
- XL: 44-46″
- 2XL: 48-50″
- 3XL: 52-54″
- 4XL: 56-58″
- 5XL: 60-62″
19.5 sts x 16.25 rows = 4″
worked in stitch pattern
Additional Notes: Instructions for sizes are given as follows:
XS(S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
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Ch 76(90, 100, 110, 120, 124, 140, 144, 158)
Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hk and in each rem ch. Ch 1 and turn.
Row 2: Hdc in first st. 1 hdc in each rem st. Ch 1 and turn.
Repeat: Rep last row until work measures approx 14.75”(15”, 15.25”, 15.5”, 15.5”, 15.75”, 15.75”, 16”, 16”) from starting edge.
Next Row: Hdc in first st. *Ch 1, sk 1 st. 1 hdc in next st. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Ch 1, sk1 st. 1 hdc in the last st. Ch 1 and turn.
Repeat: Rep last row 8(9, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10, 10, 10) more times.
Next Row: Hdc in first st. *1 hdc in next ch 1-sp. 1 hdc in next st. Rep from * to end of row.
Repeat: Rep last row until work measures approx 20.75”(21.25”, 21.5”, 21.75”, 22”, 22.25”, 22.25”, 22.75”, 22.75”).
Fasten off and repeat all previous steps to make a second panel.
Step 1: Lay body pieces on top of one another, right sides facing in.
Step 2: From the top edge down each side, measure 6.5”(7:, 7.5”, 8”, 8.5”, 9” 9.5”, 10”, 10.5”) and place a marker there.
Step 3: Sew along both edges of body pieces up to the marker.
Step 4: Sew shoulder seams on both sides approx 4”(5”, 5.5”, 6.25”, 6.75”, 7”, 8”, 8.25”, 9”)
Step 5: Weave in all ends.
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