Happy Monday arcade top free crochet pattern

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Hello November!, I hope you all doing great and looking for the Christmas season!

So I am making another crochet top but this time I discover the beauty of the arcade stitch!

Oh man! this stitch by the look of itself I thought it will be difficult to do but but.. they are actually really easy and the result is stunning when I did make them into crochet top!

I have a video tutorial for you guy for the arcade stitch and writing pattern as well.

Within no time you will mastering this new stitch and love it like me. ^^

So with the happy Monday arcade crochet top are made from just 2 rectangles together!

I was complete this top for just in the weekend!

Let’s get start!

– I used Lion brand 24/7 cotton yarn weight 4 aran. I use around 600 yard.

– 4 mm crochet hook

Sewing yarn needle

-stitch marker

Gauge: 2 group of arcade  stitch  = 3 inch

Skill and abbreviations

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

-sc which mean single crochet

-dc which mean double crochet

-ch Chain

-slip knot

-sk  mean skip stitch

Arcade stitch video tutorial.

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 tunic is made in size small . the other sizes are easy to adjust by  just add more chain to the foundation chain to make it bigger. see pattern below.

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

Front and back panel.

of one rectangle.

-15 inches long

-18 inches wide

Pick up crochet hook size 4 mm and Start of by making a slip knot Then make 66+2= 68 chains  for size small  (foundation chain multiple of 6+2).

( size M 72+2 chain)  ( size L 84+2 chain) , ( size XL 96+2 chain) and ( size 2XL 108+2 chain).

Row 1: Sc across, turn.

Row 2: ch1, 1sc in each of the next 2 st , *3ch, skip 3st,  work 1sc in each of the next 3 st*  repeat from * to * at the end of the row you will have 5 st left ch3 ,sk3 then 1sc in the last 2 st . ch1, turn.

Row3. now you will make  *7dc in the next ch3 space, sk1 sc and make 1sc in next* repeat from * to * until the end of the row  at the end of the row you have 2 st left just sk1 and make1 sc in last st.  turn

Row4. make ch4,  sk3, *1sc in each of the next 3 st, ch3, sk5  st  *  repeat from * to * until the end of the row  at the end of the row you have 2 st left just ch1 and make 1 dc in last st.  turn

Row5. make ch3,  3dc in the first ch  space, * sk1 sc and make 1sc in next then 7dc in ch3 space * repeat from * to * until the end of the row  at the end of the row you make 4 dc  in the last chain space , turn.

Row6. make ch1,  ch1, 1sc in each of the next 2 st , *3ch, skip 5 st,  work 1sc in each of the next 3 st*  repeat from * to * at the end of the row you will have 6 st left then ch3, 5st and make 1sc in the last  st . ch1, turn.

Repeat row 3-6 until  you get around 15 inches long for front and back panel.

After you got 2 pieces of rectangles. Now it time to make a shoulder.

Start at one side at a time.

Place stitch marker at 2 place leave the opening neck for 8 inches.

Then join new yarn at the left side and sc in each stitch for 1 row  until  you meet the place marker point.

Then ch2 , and start to make *1dc, ch1 sk1 and 1dc in the next st* repeat back and forward until you got 4 row. and finish off.

Then repeat the same process for the right side.

After you finished 2 pieces of the back and front panel now it time to assemble.

Assemble.

lay front and back panel on top of each other and sew along as the photo show with leaving no sew for the arm hole about 4-5 inches.

After we finished assemble the top then will continue to make the sleeve.

By sc around the arm hole for 1 round then ch2 and make * 1dc,ch1,sk1 and 1dc in next st*

repeat  from* to * until you got  the desired length for me , I end up with 4 round or about 2 inches depth of sleeve.

All done!

I Hope you enjoy this new crochet arcade top.

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