easy cross front crochet top free pattern

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Meet the easiest cross front crochet summer top. I made this simple crochet top with beginner friendly inmind.

And they are mostly made from double crochet stitch which is very basic stitch that you may have knew already!

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The Nina crochet cross front summer is made from 100% cotton yarn which is very good to wear for summer and spring, I have add some button to make it so cute!!

easy crochet summer top cross front image

Have you  try another easy beginner friendly crochet summer white top yet? They are great for your first summer top.

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 Let’s get start!

– I used Lion brand 24/7 cotton yarn weight 4 aran. I use around 700-800 yard.

– 4 mm crochet hook

Sewing yarn needle

-stitch marker

-3 wooden buttons about 1 inch big.

-sewing thread and needle

-1 or 2 snap fastener

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Gauge: 3 double crochet stitch x 3 row  = 1 inch

Skill and abbreviations

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

-dc which mean double crochet

-sc which mean single crochet

-dc increase which mean make 2dc in the same stitch

-ch Chain

-slip knot

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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.

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Finished Size Approximately: S-3XL easy to adjust

This top is made in size  small. the other sizes are easy to adjust by  just add more chain to make it wider . see pattern detail below for bigger size. For me the model wearing this piece, I am 4’9 feet tall.

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easy cross front crochet top

Get the free pattern below or this pattern is also available as an inexpensive, ad-free, PDF printable instant download  in my etsy shop. Thank you so much for your love and support. I am really appreciate you.

Measurement.

 

front panel.

-18 inches long

-18 inches wide

We will make this  cross front top from top to bottom.

Start  with one shoulder by Pick up crochet hook size 4  mm and Start of by making a slip knot Then make 20 chains ( All size )  (foundation chain in even number)

Row1: make 1dc in the next chain from hook and across until the end of the row, ch2 turn.

Row2: make 1dc in the next chain from hook and across until the end of the row, ch2 turn.

Row3 now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row4. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row5. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row6. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row7. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row8. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row9. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row10. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row11. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row12. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row13. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row14. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row15. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row16. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row17. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row18. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row19. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row20. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row21. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row22. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row23. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row24. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

Row25. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc . ch2 turn.

Row26. now you will work 2dc  in first stitch then 1dc in each stitch across until end of the row. ch2 turn.

On this row we will start to make the bottom of the top.

Row27. now you will work 1dc  in each stitch across until end of the row in the last st make 2dc , then ch20 ( size small) turn.

On this row we will start to make a bottom of the top.

ch30 ( size medium) turn.

ch40 ( size large) turn.

ch54 ( size XL) turn.

ch64 ( size 2XL) turn.

ch70 ( size 3XL) turn.

or you can add more chain to increase your size that will fit you bust.

Row28: make 1dc in the next chain from hook and in each st across until the end of the row, ch2 turn.

Row29: make 1dc in the next chain from hook and across until the end of the row, ch2 turn.

Row 30 -33, Repeat row 28 and until  you get 17-18 inch long. or your desired length.

and we will start to making lace bottom.

Row1 of lace. ch2,*dc in next st , ch1 ,skip1, dc in next* repeat * to * across until the end of he row.

Row2 of lace. ch2,*dc in each st ,* repeat * to * across until the end of the row. Then fasten off.

And repeat the same for the second panel.

Back panel.

Start by chain the number that match with your front panel.

Row1. dc in each chain across. ch2 turn.

Row2. 1dc in each st across, ch2 turn.

Row 3 and beyond ,….Repeat row 2  until  you get 18 inch long. or your desired length and we will start to making lace bottom.

Row1 of lace. ch2,*dc in next st , ch1 ,skip1, dc in next* repeat * to * across until the end of he row.

Row2 of lace. ch2,*dc in each st ,* repeat * to * across until the end of the row.

Assembly.

lay front panel on top of back panel. sew each side as the pic above.

Then the other side sew only 2 piece leave the front panel open.

Make the short sleeve.

Make sc around the armhole for one round.

Then we will start to making lace .

Row1 of lace. ch2,*dc in next st , ch1 ,skip1, dc in next* repeat * to * across until the end of he row.

Row2 of lace. ch2,*dc in each st ,* repeat * to * across until the end of the row. Fasten off.

Add pretty lace at the edge of front panel.

Make sc at the edge of the each side of front panel.

Then we will start to making lace.

Row1 of lace. ch2,*dc in next st , ch1 ,skip1, dc in next* repeat * to * across until the end of he row.

Row2 of lace. ch2,*dc in each st ,* repeat * to * across until the end of the row. Fasten off.

Attached wooden button.

Then attach snap fastener for the option by using sew thread and needle.

All done!

Happy crocheting.

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