Red Summer Top

Pattern by Lolita Pantil - Philippines

This is a free crochet pattern for crochet top called Red Summer Top. This top fits between size 32 and size 34.


Materials Needed

Thread: Monaco Raylon double strand color of your choice

Hook: 5 mm & 3.75 mm Hooks

Tapestry needle for weaving ends


Terms Used

CH -Chain

HDC- Half double crochet

DC: Double Crochet

YO – Yarn over the hook

SL ST- Slip Stitch

SP  - Space

FO – Fasten Off


Gauge

4 flowers (to make a flower consist of 2 rows)

4 rows of flower is approximately 2 inches by 2 inches


Red Summer Top - Body Instructions

Use hook size-5 MM

I used wildflower stitch in this pattern, please view the video and continue the pattern.


CH 127 or about 28 inches, Slip stitch to join, be careful not to twist your work and HDC around slip stitch to join.

Round 1: CH 1, YO  your hook, insert in the next stitch, YO, don't pull through ( you have 3 loops on your hook) insert your hook in next stitch, YO, don't pull through ( you have 4 loops on your hook) insert your hook in next stitch, YO, now you have 5 loops on your hook, YO, pull through all of the 5 loops, * CH 1, YO, insert you hook on the same stitch of your last loop, YO, don't pull through ( you have 3 loops on your hook) insert your hook in next stitch, YO, don't pull through ( you have 4 loops on your hook) insert your hook in next stitch, YO, now you have 5 loops on your hook, YO, pull through all of the 5 loops,  * repeat til you reach the last stitch, if you have extra stitches just add another loop on your hook before chaining 1 and slip stitch on the first CH 1. The 5 sc cluster is the half of the flower.


Round 2:  CH 1, 2HDC on the center of the 1st cluster, * skip the next stitch and 2HDC * repeat to the last flower, slip stitch to join CH1 and repeat Round 1 & 2 until you reach desired length of your top, mine I made 9 rows of the flower plus a row of DC, this is where to put the ribbon.

Red Summer Top Edging

Attach the yarn on the bottom part of the top,* SC skip 1 stitch 5 DC on the next skip 1 stitch * repeat and slip stitch to join.


Red Summer Top Bra (make 2)

Use Hook size - 3.75MM

CH 15+2 DC on the 4th CH from the hook count as 1st DC, DC in each of the following 13 CH, (14 DC in total) then 5 DC on    the 15th or last CH, DC on the remaining 14 spaces.(19DC in total including the CH3) CH 3, turn.

Round  1: DC in each of the next 14 ST, (total of 15 DC) 2DC in each of the 3 ST (16,117,8) DC in each of the reamaining 15 ST, (36 DC) CH3, turn.

Round 2:  DC on the next 15 ST, total of 16DC including chain 3, 2DC on the 17, 1DC on 18th, 2DC on The 19th, 1DC on 20TH, 2DC in 21ST, & DC in each of the remaining 15 ST,( 39DC) CH3, turn.

Round 3:  DC in each of the next 18 ST, 4 DC on the 19st and DC in each of the remaining 19 ST (42 DC) CH 3, turn.

Round 4:  DC in each of the next 19 stitches, 2 DC on the next 2 ST and DC in each of the remaining 20 SP.(44 DC) CH 3, turn.

Round 5:  DC in each of the next 20ST, 2 DC on the next 2 ST and DC in each of the remaining of the 21SP. (46 DC)CH 3 & turn

Round 6:  DC in each of the next 21 ST, 2 DC on the next 2 ST and DC in each of the rests of the 22 SP. (48 DC)CH 3 & turn

Round 7:  DC in each of the next 22 ST, 2 DC on the next 2 ST and DC in each of the rests of the 23SP. (50 DC)CH 3 & turn

Round 8:  DC in each of the next 23 ST, 2 DC on the next 2 ST and DC in each of the rests of the 24SP. (52 DC ) CH 3 & turn

Round 9:  DC in each of the next 13 ST, CH3 turn (14 DC)

Round 10: DC2tog or decrease ( YO insert hook to the hext stitch,, YO pull thru 2 but don't finish the DC, YO insert your hook to the next stitch pull up a loop, YO pull through 2, YO pull 3 loops, & DC in each of the remaining ST, CH 3 & turn (13 DC)

Round 11: DC in each of the next 9 ST , Dctog or decrease CH 3 turn (11 DC)

Round 12: DC in each of the ST (11 DC) CH3 turn

Round 13: DC on the next 9 ST (10 DC) FO & make the 2nd cup.

Round 14-38: CH 3 turn 9 DC (about 11 ½ inches) connect to the other end of the bra (RD 13) with SL-ST. or sew it with craft needle. Shown in picture with letter B

Connect the 2 cup in front of the bra by sewing 8 stitches from the bottom up. Shown in picture with letter A


Round 39: SC around the bottom of the bra.

NOTE: To attach or connect the body part to the bra, use 3.75mm hook and make an SC around, in this pattern the body part would have more stitches so you'll have to decrease in every 15th

( For bigger cups just add more rows before you make the Round 9 increasing on the middle tip or point with 4 DC )

Shell Edging of the Cup

On the 1st stitch beside the strap attach the yarn either you make a tie to secure it or do as you please, make an SC *skip next stitch 5DC on the next, skip next stitch SC on the next* repeat to make 4 shells. Skip 1 stitch 2DC on the next, 2DC on the 1st stitch of the other cup and make 4 more shells.

Red Summer Top Strap

On the tip of each cup (the 3 DC's ) attach the yarn, chain 3, DC on same stitch CH 1 skip the middle DC and 2DC on top of the other DC, *Slip Stitch till you reach CH 1 SP, CH3, DC CH1 2DC on the same space*

Repeat till you have 20 open shell stitches or up to the desired length of the strap and attach it to the back about 6 rows of 10 DC's.

Remember you added 24 more rows of 10 DC, count 6 from both side. * If the strap is too long or short you can add or remove some open shell/rows.


Ribbon on Both Ends

CH 4 slip stitch to join, * HDC, DC HDC, SL ST on the ring * repeat to have a total of 5 petals Chain 230 or about 50 inches or up to desired length of your ribbon and 4 more chains SL ST to the 5th chain from the hook to form a ring, * HDC, DC, HDC, SL ST on the ring * repeat to have a total of 5 petals SL ST, FO and leave tail to weave in.




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