Sugar drop summer top free crochet pattern

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sugar drop summer top free crochet pattern beginner friendly

April is the hottest month in Thailand. I was thinking to make  a  breezy airy and cool top or something That I could wear  and stylish and  would  be perfect with this hot summer month.

So the Sugar drop summer crochet top free pattern is here for you guys to enjoyed.sugar drop summer crochet top1

This top is basically made up from 2 rectangle use cotton yarn which is great for summer day and easy to customize the size with a combination of single crochet and drop stitch together. The result is amazing!

easy crochet summer top drop stitch free pattern

Talking about drop stitch if you are novice beginner  don’t be scared that would be difficult , they are actually easy than you think very simple and straight forward. I first learn it from  Jessica mamainastitch, she make the tutorial  so simple that everyone can give it a go and think that oh man! they are so easy!

easy summer crochet top free pattern made from 2 rectangle

Have you see my  light weight spring vest, spring time kimono cardigan and peek a boo summer top yet? They are great for this hot season.

easy drop stitch crochet top summer

Let’s get start!

– I used Lion brand 24/7 cotton  . I am using about 4-5 skein about 700-800 yard. yarn weight 4 medium.

– 3.5 mm crochet hook

Sewing yarn needle

-2 stitch marker

-cut a piece of cardboard 5 inch long 2 inch wide.

sugar drop summer top beginner friendly free crochet pattern

Skill and abbreviations

(American crochet terms)

You will need to know how to make

-Sl st (slip stitch)

-sc which mean single crochet

-ch, Chain

-slip knot

-Hdc which mean half double crochet

-Blo which mean crochet in back loop only

Drop stitch – Jessica mamainastitch have easy  photo and video tutorial for this pretty stitch.

crochet drop stitch easy photo tutorial.

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.

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Finished Size Approximately: from Small to Large. (easy to adjust the size by add more chain to foundation chain, detail about add more  size below in pattern)

sugar drop summet crochet top5

Measurement.

rectangle sugar drop summer top

of the rectangle.

-around 30-32inches wide

-around19-20 inches long

Gauge: 3 stitch x 3 row of single crochet= 1-1.2 inch

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

For the wide, if you want to make it bigger size:  work in even number like 120, 130 , 140, 150  etc. I start this Sugar drop top with foundation chains of 120.

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Sugar drop summer top instruction.

Start of by making a slip knot Then make 120 chains  for size small to large ( with 3.5 mm hook foundation chain).

(Xl 140 chains), ( 2XL 160 chains), (3XL 180 chains), (4XL 200 chains)

We making back panel first.

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

Row2.     sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row,  ch1 turn.

Row3.    sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row,  ch1 turn.

Row4.    sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row,   ch1 turn.

Row5.  Begin drop stitch  in each st  across until the end of the row.

crochet drop stitch easy photo tutorial.

Row6sc  in each loop of the drop stitch loop  across until the end of  the row, ch1, turn.

Row7.    sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row, ch1  turn.

Row8.    sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row, ch1  turn.

Row9.    sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row, ch1 turn.

Row10.  sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row, ch1  turn.

Repeat row 5-10 until you got 6 row of drop stitch.

back panel sugar drop top

Front panel.

Start of by making a slip knot Then make 120 chains  for size small to large ( with 3.5 mm hook foundation chain).

(Xl 140 chains), ( 2XL 160 chains), (3XL 180 chains), (4XL 200 chains)

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

Row2.     sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row,  ch1 turn.

Row3.    sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row,  ch1 turn.

Row4.    sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row,   ch1 turn.

Row5.  Begin drop stitch  in each st  across until the end of the row.

Row6sc  in each loop of the drop stitch loop  across until the end of  the row, ch1, turn.

Row7.    sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row, ch1  turn.

Row8.    sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row, ch1  turn.

Row9.    sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row, ch1 turn.

Row10.  sc  in the next chain from hook,  then sc in each chain across until the end of  the row, ch1  turn.

Repeat row 5-10 until you got 6 row of drop stitch.

On the last row  we will making the shoulder.

1front panel crochet summer top

Place stitch marker in the middle for open neck. see photo below.

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Then sc back and forward for 5 row on the right side.

easy crochet top mae from rectangle

And join new yarn on the left  side the repeat the same process.

make the opening neck

When you finished both side of shoulder  the front piece will look like this.

fronnt panel summer crochet top1

Assembly.

After you finished  back panel and front panel then lay the them flatted see photo below.

Then seam the top of the shoulders together with your favorite stitch method( I use whip stitch).

sugar drop summer top easy3

Now it time to  create the arm hole and attached the cuff.

We are making the cuff  by

 Crocheting the band piece separate from the the summer top body.

Start with making a slip knot and 9 chains and crochet row by row the back loop only until you get the length.

Row1. crochet 1hdc in each of the next 8 chains from hook, ch1 turn (8)

Row2.  crochet 1 hdc in each of the next 8 stitches from hook ( blo only), ch1 turn (8)

Repeat round 2 until you get 13 inch long. then join each end of the band with your favorite method to create the circle.

how to create cuff for crochet top

After you got the cuff , it’s time to attach the cuff to the summer top body.

Follow along the photo below.

how to attach cuff to the arm hole

The last thing to do is make the opening neck pretty by joining yarn at any stitch of the open neck and make sc all around the neck. then fasten off.

neck line for summer top

Now You have your new Sugar drop summer top.

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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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Comments

  1. Hi Jenny
    I love the patterns but I am currently having a problem with the lemon drop kimono I have done rows 1/2but when I do row 3 I end up very short on stitches could you check the pattern perhaps something is missing .
    Thank you

  2. Hi Sheila, the lemon drop cardigan on row 3. you make dc in 2nd st from hook and 2dc in each chain space across until the end of row. chain2, turn

  3. Sorry I’m having a dumb day so I do 1dc in 2nd chain miss the next 2ch and 2dc into the 1ch spaces

  4. Jenny, your patterns are great! Thank you so much for sharing them! I am always happy to see a new one on Pinterest !

  5. Thanks so much Rachel just made my day.

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