This summer going to be fun and colorful with this everyday short sleeve crochet summer top , And This summer crochet top is the easiest and you can make in any size from xs to plus size.
I pick up the blue shade that remind me of sea sand and sunshine.
I add some small pocket in the front to spicy it up.
With the easy and soft of cotton yarn that perfect fore summer and spring time of the year. The stitch that use in this pretty crochet top called Linin stitch / or moss stitch.
The crochet short sleeve top tee o made from 2 rectangles with small cute pocket.
Let’s get into it.
I used Lion brand 24/7 cotton yarn weight 4 aran. I use around 800 yard. ( size s to large )
I used 2 color for this top.
– 5.00 mm hook
-your fitting t-shirt
– Sewing yarn needle
Skill and abbreviations
(American crochet terms)
You will need to know how to make
-St which mean stitch
-sc which mean single crochet
-dc which mean double crochet
-Blo which mean crochet in back loop only
-sk which mean skip stitch
Finished Size small to medium in the example piece:
in the tutorial example is size Small to medium ( Easy to adjust by add more row to the ribbed band for bigger size detail in pattern below)
For me the model wearing this piece, I am 4’9 feet tall.
Guage: 2 linin /moss stitch = 0.7 inch
Measurement front panel.
For the width: If you need to make it wider ( bigger size) simply add more row of ribbed band the lenght will match your fitting t-shirt.
For the length: add more row of linin stitch.
Everyday top tee instruction.
First we start to create the ribbed band.
Pick up your 5.0 mm. crochet hook then Start with slip knot then crochet 8 chains.
Row1. crochet sc in each of the next 7 chain from hook, ch1 turn
Row2. crochet 1 sc in each of the next 7 stitches from hook ( blo only), ch1 turn
Repeat row 2 until the ribbed band piece get around 17 inches long which match my fitting t-shirt size s to m.
After we get the length of your size now , we are going to make sc at each stitch or space along the edge of the ribbed band for 1 row, to start the base for the top tee. At the end of the row ch1 and turn.
After we finished 1 row of sc on the edge of the ribbed band. then we will start to crochet linin/moss stitch.
Start for linin/moss stitch.
Row1. sc in the next stitch from hook * ch1, skip 1 st, sc in next st * repeat * to * across until the end of the row. Ch1 turn
Row2. sc in the first ch space * ch1, skip 1 st, sc in next ch space * repeat * to * across until the end of the row and make sc on the turning ch. Ch1 turn
Repeat row 2 until your piece measures approximately 5 inches deep for dark blue color .
Switch up to light blue, Repeat row 2 until your piece measures approximately 9 inches deep for light blue color .
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.
on the right side join new yarn at the end.
Then make 1sc in each stitch for 1 row until you meet the place marker point.
Then ch1 turn, and make 1sc in each stitch for 4 more row or 1 inch deep , and fasten off and leave long tail for sewing.
Then repeat the same process for the left side.
repeat the same as front panel but donot add the shoulder.
Add the pocket.
Pick up crochet hook size 5 mm and Start of by making a slip knot Then make 18 chains.
Row1. sc in second chain from hook and each chain across, ch1 turn
Row2. sc in the next stitch from hook * ch1, skip 1 st, sc in next st * repeat * to * across until the end of the row. Ch1 turn
Row3. sc in the first ch space * ch1, skip 1 st, sc in next ch space * repeat * to * across until the end of the row and make sc on the turning ch. Ch1 turn
Repeat row 3 until your piece measures approximately 4×4 inches, Fasten off.
Attached pocket to the front panel by sewing using yarn needle.
After we got front and back panel finished , then we 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 5 to 6 inches.
After we finished assemble the top then will continue to make the sleeve.
By sc around the arm hole for 1 round then add 2 more round of sc, do not join yarn we work in spiral.
Then, row1 of lace stitch, ch2 and make * 1dc,sk1 and 1dc in next st* repeat from* to * until the end of round .
Then ,row2 of lace stitch, “make 1dc in each space of the previous round” repeat this” to”until the end of round.
Repeat row2 of lace stitch until your desired lenght for the sleeve and then fastern off.
Repeat the same to the other sleeve.
here the finished piece.
If you make one I would love to see your creation tag me on Instagram!