Free Summer Striped Top from RedHeart.com

summer striped top

From www.RedHeart.com

Summer Striped Top Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Number:     LW2492
Designed By:     Double Stitch Twins

Skill Level: Easy

Required Supplies:

STITCH NATION by Debbie Stoller® Bamboo Ewe®: 1 (2, 2, 2, 2) Balls each 5280 Geranium A, 5625 Sprout B and 5230 Buttercup C (Bamboo Ewe is discontinued)
Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
Stitch marker
yarn needle

This easy crocheted top looks great in bright colored stripes. It ends at the hip with a flattering ruffle edging.

Gauge/Tension:     GAUGE: 14 dc = 4″; 7 rows = 4″. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Directions are for size Small; changes for sizes Medium, Large, X-Large and 2X are in parentheses.
Bust: 26 (30, 34, 36, 40)”
Length: 16”
Top is meant to be worn with negative ease.

NOTE:
Top is worked in continuous rounds from top to lower edge. Place marker for beginning of round.

TOP
With A, ch 92 (106, 120, 127, 141), slip st in first ch to join, taking care not to twist sts. Place marker for beginning of round.
Round 1: Sc in each ch around – 92 (106, 120, 127, 141) sc.
Round 2: Dc in each sc around.
Round 3: Dc in each dc around.
Rounds 4-7: Change to B, dc in each dc around.
Round 8: Change to A, dc in each dc around.
Rounds 9-10: Working in back loops only, dc in each dc around.
Rounds 11-14: Change to C and working in back loops only, dc in each dc around.
Rounds 15-16: Change to A and working in back loops only, dc in each dc around.
Rounds 17-20: Change to B and working in back loops only, dc in each dc around.
Rounds 21-22: Change to A and working in back loops only, dc in each dc around.
Rounds 23-26: Change to C and working in back loops only, dc in each dc around.
Round 27: Change to A, work 3 dc in each dc around, slip st in first dc.
Fasten off.
Turn inside out.

Neck Ties
Mark center 3 sts on Front.
Row 1: With C, ch 60, with wrong side facing, join C in next st to left of center marked 3 sts, sc in each st around
to last st to right of center marked 3 sts, leave center sts unworked, ch 60. Fasten off.
Row 2: With C, ch 60, sc in each sc of Row 1, ch 60. Fasten off.
Row 3: With B, ch 60, sc in each sc of Row 2, ch 60. Fasten off.
Row 4: With B, ch 60, sc in each sc of Row 3, ch 60. Fasten off.
Row 5: With A, ch 90, skip first sc, sc in next sc of Row 4, [ch 4, skip next 3 sc, sc in next 4 sc] 12 (14, 16, 17, 19) times, ch 4, skip next 3 sc, sc in next sc, ch 90.
Row 6: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, sc in next sc, [3 sc in next ch-4 space, sc in next 4 sc] 12 (14, 16, 17, 19) times, 3 sc in last ch-4 space, sc in last sc, sc in each ch across. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.

summer striped top chart

ABBREVIATIONS:
A, B, C = Color A, B, C;
ch = chain;
dc = double crochet;
mm = millimeters;
sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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