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lace crochet sweater top free pattern with video tutorial

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 & beginner friendly lacy sweater top.

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.

easy crochet lace sweater top with long sleeve free patter with video

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 lacy sweater top pattern you can make them in any size they are made by measure.

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Let get into the crochet lacy sweater top pattern shall we?

Material.

– 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

-ch Chain

-slip knot

-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.

Video tutorial for crochet lacy sweater top pattern.

lacy crochet sweater top youtube tutorial.

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.

Pattern note.

-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.

sweater top2

Top make 2 identical pieces front and back panel.

crochet sweater1

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 for lacy sweater top. (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 lacy sweater top.( 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.

Assemble.

assemble sweater top

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.

add sleeves to sweater top

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.

All done!

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Darlene

Tuesday 5th of July 2022

I am a youthful senior citizen and I am disabled , also I live alone my daughter lives an hour an away. She works and has two young children with special needs. She shops for me once every two-three months, drops off my groceries. She has no time to measure me for anything.

Connie

Saturday 12th of February 2022

What a fun top. Thank you for the pattern. I'm almost done with the sleeves. I keep my sleeves short.

Michele

Monday 7th of February 2022

Hi Jane, I absolutely love your patterns!! I'm a little confused about the starting chain number tho. You stated 54 chains from xs to small. How many should I use for a bust size of 34 inches? Thank you so much!

jane

Tuesday 8th of February 2022

Hi Michele, u just chain in multiple of 2 until u got to your bust size 34/2= 17 inch if u need more help please dm me on instagram.