Peek a boo summer top free crochet pattern

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peek a boo summer crochet top eay for beginner bby jennyandteddy

Summer is right here right now in Thailand and we have a water fun festival this week. So this Peek-a-boo crochet top is perfect for it. They are easy to  make and made up from 2 rectangles, so simple with the repeating one crochet stitch pattern.

easy crochet summer top free pattern

This  peek a boo crochet top is made with cotton  yarn with the triple crochet stitch and the big  and small crochet hook which will create some kind of loose stitch and tighten stitch with  smaller hook. They are absolute  perfect for  summer.

easy summer crochet top by jennyandteddy

Talking about summer here are my popular kimono cardigan that also great for this season , It’s spring time cardigan. Have you seen them  yet?

summer crochet top beginner

Let’s get start!

– I used Lion brand 24/7 cotton  . I am using about 4 skein. yarn weight 4 medium.

6 mm crochet hook and 3.5 mm hook

Sewing yarn needle

Skill and abbreviations

(American crochet terms)

You will need to know how to make

-Sl st (slip stitch)

-sc which mean single crochet

-Tr which mean Triple crochet

-ch, Chain

-slip knot

-criss cross triple crochet

Chain 3 (counts as double crochet),Turn, *skip first stitch, triple crochet into next, then go back to the stitch that we just skip and make triple crochet into this stitch *, this will creating the criss cross*, repeat* this to the end. Triple crochet into last stitche.

Finished Size Approximately: small. easy to adjust by adding more chain to foundation chain.

crochet summer top rectangle

Measurement.

the original size fit Small.

Each rectangular I measures around 19 inch wide x 22 inch long.

For the width: work in even number like 120, 130 ,  140  etc.

For the length:  If you need to make it longer simply add more rows at the end.

Gauge.

summer top gauge

This pattern is made for beginners!  There is a basic skill level required to make.

If you don’t understand any technical crochet words, don’t worry I got you cover!

Here is a video titled ‘free crochet class on craftsy‘ and a free pdf file titled ‘the beginner’s guide to crochet‘. These will explain a lot for you

Learn how to read crochet pattern and how to work single crochet free class on crativebug.

Peek a boo summer top instruction.

Start of by making a slip knot Then make 70 chains  for small size ( with 3.5 mm hook foundation chain).

(Medium 80 chains), (large 90 chains), (XL 100 chains), (2XL 110 chains), (3xl 120 chains)

Row1.   pick up 3.5 mm hook,  sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row, ch1  turn.

Row2.    3.5 mm hook, sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row,  turn.

Row3.    3.5 mm hook, sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row,  turn.

Row4.  pick up 6 mm hook, ch3, make  criss cross triple crochet stitch in each st  across until the end of the row,  in the last st make 1 triple crochet and ch1,turn.

Row5.   pick up 3.5 mm hook, sc  in each space and  across until the end of  the row,  ch1 turn.

Row6.    3.5 mm hook, sc  in each stitch and  across until the end of  the row,  turn.

Row7.    3.5 mm hook,  sc  in each stitch and  across until the end of  the row,  turn.

Repeat row 4- 7 until piece measures approximately 22 inches long and Fasten off.
Repeat  the same process to make second  piece of rectangle.

summer top

After finished 2 pieces of  rectangle , it’s time to assembly.

Side Seams to create the arm hole:

Lay 2 pieces of rectangles in flatted on top of each other. Now, using a yarn needle and whip stitch ( your prefer method)  to seam up  each side of the rectangle and  Leave for the arm hole about 5 inch long at the top upper end . You may adjust the how long of the arm hole to fit your size.

easy summer crochet top

Seam the top end follow along the pic.

summer top crochet

Now enjoy your New summer top.
If you make one I would love to see your creation tag me on Instagram! would love to see your creation.
Happy crocheting.
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Jane is the founder and author of jennyandteddy.com. she love all things cute, like to baked yummy goodness. Jennyandteddy.com is a place where she can shared her easy DIY project, craft, crochet and simple life.

Comments

  1. Marieke van Bommel says:

    That’s beautiful! I’ll put it in my queue on Ravelry. Only one question, the foundation chain is it made with the 6 mm orthe 3,5 mm? I don’t see that mentioned. Thank you

  2. HI Marieke, the foundation chain made with 3.5 mm hook

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