pretty little thing crop top free crochet pattern

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pretty little thing crop top beginner friendly by jennyandteddy

This cute pretty little thing Summer  crop top /bikini top is here for you guy to enjoy the  sun , sea and sand.

I love to  making a crop top because they are so so quick to make and easy to wear.

pretty little thing summer bikini crop top beginner friendly

This cute pretty little thing crop top or bikini top you can make then  in just one afternoon and use not much yarn at all with the very basic crochet stitch mostly double crochet.

summer crop top free crochet pattern

So if you are a beginner this is the project that you might love it!

pretty little thing summer crop top

This crochet crop top could be be matching with any skirt or even a bikini bottom.

pretty little thing crochet crop top beginner friendly.

It’s made with cotton yarn , so it will be very comfortable and nice feeling to wear.

pretty little thing crop top

 

 

Gauge: 4 double crochet stitches x 4 rows = 1 square inch

Let’s get start!

– I used Lion brand 24/7 cotton yarn weight 4 aran. I use around 300- 400 yard.

– 3.5 mm crochet hook

Sewing yarn needle

-stitch marker

Skill and abbreviations

You will need to know how to make (American crochet term)

-Sl st (slip stitch)

-dc which mean double crochet

-sc which mean single crochet

-ch Chain

-slip knot

Granny stitch

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.

Finished Size Approximately:

 This top is made in size small. the other sizes  M,L, XL,2XL or more just add more row to make it bigger for the cup and add more chain to wrap around your chest. see pattern below.

For me the model wearing this piece, I am 4’9 feet tall.

crochet bikini crop top

Measurement.

the cup

-9.5 inches long

-5 inches high

Pretty little thing crop top  instruction.

( Making the cup first 2 pieces)

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Start of by making a slip knot Then make 5 chains and slip stitch to join  end to form the circle.

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Row1.   ch2, (count as first dc stitch), 2 dc into the circle, ch2, 3dc into the circle.

crochet bikini top

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Row2.  ch2 , (count as first dc  stitch), turn. 1dc into the first st ( pic 2), make 1dc in each of the next st until  at the middle point ch space, ( in the middle ch space make 2dc, ch2, 2dc ) (pic 3 and 4), then 1dc in each of the  next st,   Now we onto last st of  the row ( the chain2 from previous row) make 2dc.

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Row3 and beyond.  repeat row 2. until you measure the cup at 5 inches height and 9.5 inches long.

After you get 2 pieces of the cup. Time to join the middle part of the cup together use yarn needle with your favorite method. I use whip stitch.

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Time to Connecting 2 Cups together.

Lay 2 cups flatted together and start the new joined at the bottom of the corner of 1st cup then make sc or 2 sc in each space along the bottom of 2 cups.

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when you reach the end of second cup , you will chain about 42 chain for  size small ( the chain that you will make will have to fit your under bust size ) and join the chains to bottom of the other side of the cup. ( be careful do not twist the chain when you join.

crochet crop top easy by jennyandteddy

Now we are on to make body part. ( we will crochet in the circle don’t join on each row)

 make dc in each st along the bottom of 2 cups included the chain that we just make.

My length is about 3 inches deep because I want to make it short like a crop top.

crochet bikini top easy tutorail

After you get your desired length.

Time to add pretty lace at the end of the last 2 row.

Round1. Make a pretty lace , *3dc in the next stitch,  skip2 st, 3dc in next st* repeat *to* and around until the end of the round. turn.

Round2.   *3dc in between of the 3dc group* repeat *to* across until the end of the round. Finished off.

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After round2, fasten off and weave in ends.

Then and the strap at the heights point of the 2 cups.

crochet crop top free pattern
Now you guys have your own very easy crop top perfect for beach  wear!

If you make one I would love to see your creation tag me on Instagram!
Happy crocheting.

summer crop top pretty little thing crop top free crochet pattern
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