Meet the simplest lacy crochet sweater top free pattern that you will love and adore.
If you are a fan of lacy crochet stitch and a long sleeves crochet sweater top here another one that you will make your heart pop! This cute lacy sweater pattern have the beautiful combination of two contrasting color of pink shade which they are my favorite color.
Simplest and beginner friendly.
This lacy sweater top pattern is made from just 2 identical rectangles with two combination of the beginner friendly crochet stitch of linin sitch and pretty lace stitch.
And the long sleeves is we crochet onto the armhole of the sweater top.
What kind of yarn you need for this lacy crochet sweater top pattern?
In this example piece I use 100 % cotton dk weight yarn/3 light or you girl could use any kind of plant fiber for example a bamboo yarn, cotton blend yarn or even a hemp yarn they all do just fine.
The natural weight of the plant fiber will give the garment a beautiful drape, light weight and comfy to wear.
You girl can also use polyester or wool yarn of dk weight as well for warmer season.
Make them in any size.
This cute crochet lace sweater top pattern you can make them in any size they are made by measure.
If you love this lace crochet sweater top pattern I also have another sweater top that you will like.
Let get into the pattern shall we?
– I used DK weight yarn around 1000 yard for size example extra small to small from bust size 30-32 inch.
– 4.0 mm crochet hook
– Sewing yarn needle
Skill and abbreviations
you will need to know how to make (American crochet term)
-sc which mean single crochet
-dc which mean double crochet
-sk mean skip stitch
Finished Size Approximately:
This example crochet sweater is made to fit size small to medium 30-36 inch bust size
For me the model wearing this piece, I am 4’9 feet tall, bust 32 inch.
Finished Size Approximately:
This lacy sweater top is made in size XS to S. 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.
-This sweater can make in any size they are made by measure your bust size.
-the rectangle front and the back are made the same
-the rectangle is made from the bottom section first then follow by top part and then add long sleeves.
Lacy crochet sweater top pattern instruction.
Top make 2 pieces.
Top make 2 identical pieces front and back panel.
The measurement of one rectangle.
-7 inches long for a crop size length. For full length top is 10 inch.
-16 inches wide fit bust size 30-32 inch.
First let’s measure your bust size then divide by 2 for example my bust size is 32/2 so I will get 16 inch for my size. Feel free to add more inch for loose fitting or perfect fit , for example if I will add 2 more inch for loose fitting for my sweater.
If you girl want your sweater to be loose fitting just add 2 more inch for your bust after dive by 2 or if you want any oversize sweater add 4 more inch.
See video tutorial for how to make them into your size.
Start with bottom section first. (dark pink)
Pick up crochet hook size 4.0 mm and Start of by making a slip knot Then make 54 chains for size extra small and small fit from bust size 30-32 ( For the other size start foundation chain in multiple of 2 that match your bust size calculation)
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 row2- 3 until your piece measures approximately 7-8 inches long , Fasten off.
Add top section for the sweater.( light pink)
Continue from the bottom section. After we fasten off and then we will join the new yarn of the light pink make sc in each stitch across until the end of row. Chain 3 and turn to pretty stitch part.
Pretty stitch for the top part.
Start row1 of pretty stitch.
Row1: make 1dc in the same stitch * skip 2 stitches, then work 1dc,ch2,1dc in next stitch* repeat * to * across until end of the row until you will have 3,2 or 1 stitch remain, skip them all and make, 2dc in the last stitch, ch3 turn.
Row2. Make 1 dc in the same stitch ,now you will work 3dc in each chain 2 space ( from the previous row ) across until end of the row, then 2dc in the last stitch or the turning chain, ch3 and turn.
Repeat row 1 and 2 until you get the your 5 inch for the top section for size xs to small for he armhole or longer for bigger armhole . Finish off and leave long tail for sewing.
Repeat the same process for the second pieces.
Now you have 2 pieces then we will ready to assembly the sweater top.
Lay 2 pieces of rectangles in flatted on top of each other.
And sew as photo above.
Add long sleeves.
Join new yarn at any place then make sc in each stitch or in each space around the armhole for 1 round.
In this round we need to count how many stitch of sc we make so we can repeat the same for second armhole. chain 3 and turn. ( I got about 44 stitch of sc on this round)
Now we will be continue to work in spiral donot join round.
Round1: make 1dc in the same stitch * skip 2 stitches, then work 1dc,ch2,1dc in next stitch* repeat * to * across until end of the row until you will have 3,2 or 1 stitch remain, skip them all and make, 2dc in the last stitch, and continue to round2 donot join round.
Rouund2. now you will work 3dc in each chain 2 space ( from the previous row ) across until end of the row, then 2dc in the last stitch or the turning chain.
Repeat row 1 and 2 until you get the your 15 inch for the sleeves. Finish off and leave long tail for sewing.
Repeat the same process for the second sleeves.