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Girlie Crop Top

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This is a free crochet pattern for Girlie Crop Top with photo tutorial in each step. This can do multiple functions for everyone since it can serve as a crop top, a cover up for your swimsuit or a even as an insert for the low neckline blouse that one cannot seem to wear because of the plunging neckline that shows too much. 


This Girlie Crop Top can fit to size S/M and M/L.

Small / Medium: 34"-36" and Medium / Large: 36" - 38"

This crop top is secured using ties around the body and the neck.

Instructions below are in size S/M only, for size M/L please follow in parenthesis ( )  instructions below. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Size S/M cup can fit to cup A, B

while in size M/L cup can fit to cup C,D

Finished Measurement of the crop top is 

S/M : Width - 17.5"  X  Height - 7.5"

M/L : Width - 18.5"  X  Height - 8.5"

For longer crop top, you may repeat row 1. Row 1 if not repeated will be right under your bust.


Skill Level:

Easy


Materials Needed:

Hook: Stainless Hook 1 / 2.75MM

Thread: Bernat Handicrafter Crochet Thread, approximately 200g

Local Thread: Thread 4 ply, approximately 200 g


Terms Used:

All terms are in USA terminology

Ch: Chain,  Sc: Single Crochet,  Hdc: Half Double Crochet,  Dc: Double Crochet,  Sp: Space,  Sk: Skip


Stitch Guide:

Dc2-tog: *Yarn over the hook, draw up a loop in next st, yarn over the hook, draw through first 2 loops on hook, rep * once more, Yarn over the hook, draw through all 3 loops on hook: dc2-tog made.

Picot: Ch 3, sl st in top of dc or sc.


Gauge: 

2" square: 13 sts X 8 Rows of DC

Girlie Crop Top Instructions:

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Row 1: Ch 120 (132) , dc in 5th ch from hook, dc in each ch across. [117 (129) dc]

Row 2: Ch 2, turn, dc in next st (consider ch 2 and 1st dc as dc2-tog here and throughout the pattern), dc in each of next st across dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [113 (125) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 3: Ch 2, turn, dc in next st and in each of next st across, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [111 (123) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 4-11:  Rep row 3, gradually decreasing the rows. [95 (107) dc and 2 dc2-tog]    

Row 12-15 Size M/L only: Rep row 3 for 4 times more. [99 dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 12 (16): Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 46 (48) st, ch 5, sk next 3 sts, dc in each of next 45 (47) st, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [90 (94) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 13 (17): Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 43 (45) st, sk next 2 dc, ch 5, sc in next 5 ch sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, dc in each of next 42 (44) st, dc2-tog in last 3 sts. [84 (88) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 14 (18): Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 40 (42) times, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, [dc, ch 3, dc] in next sc, sc in next 5 ch sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, (dc in next st) 39 (41) times, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [78 (82) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 15 (19): Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 37 (39) times, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, sk next dc, 7 dc in next 3 ch sp, sk next dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, (dc in next st) 36 (38) times, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [72 (76) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 16 (20): Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 34 (36) times, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, dc in each of next dc with ch 1 in between, sc in next 5 ch sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, (dc in next st) 33 (35) times, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [66 (70) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 17 (21): Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 31 (33) times, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, [dc, ch 3, dc] in next sc, sk next dc and 1 ch sp, sc in next dc, (ch 5, sk next [ch 1, dc, ch1], sc in next dc) twice, sk next 1 ch sp and dc, [dc, ch 3, dc] in next sc, sc in next 5 ch sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, (dc in next st) 30 (32) times, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [60 (64) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 18 (22): Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 28 (30) times, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, *sc in next 5 ch sp, sk next dc, 7 dc in next 3 ch sp, sk next dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, ch 5, rep *across, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, (dc in next st) 27 (29) times, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [54 (58) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 19 (23): Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 25 (27) times, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, *sc in next 5 ch sp, dc in each of next dc with ch 1 in between, sc in next 5 ch sp, rep * across, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, (dc in next st) 24 (26) times, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [48 (52) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 20 (24): Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 22 (24) times, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, *[dc, ch 3, dc] in next sc, sk next dc and 1 ch sp, sc in next dc, (ch 5, sk next [ch 1, dc, ch 1], sc in next dc) twice, sk next 1 ch sp and dc, rep * across, [dc, ch 3, dc] in next sc, sc in next 5 ch sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, (dc in next st) 21 (23) times, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [42 (46) dc and 2 dc2-tog]

Row 21 (25): Repeat row 18, but instead of 42 (46) dc, this time having 36 (40) dc.

Row 22 (26): Repeat row 19, but instead of 36 (40) dc, this time having 30 (36) dc.

Row 23 (27): Repeat row 20, but instead of 30 (36) dc, this time having 24 (30) dc

Row 24 (28): Repeat row 18, but instead of 24 (30) dc, this time having 18 (24) dc.

Row 25 (29): Repeat row 19, but instead of 18 (24) dc, this time having 12 (18) dc.

Row 26 (30): Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 4 (6) times, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, ch 5, sk next dc and 1 ch sp, sc in next dc, (ch 5, sk next [ch 1, dc, ch1], sc in next dc) twice, *ch 5, sk next (1 ch sp, dc, sc, dc, 1 ch sp), sc in next dc, (ch 5, sk next [ch 1, dc, ch1], sc in next dc) twice, rep * across, ch 5, sk next 1 ch sp and dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, (dc in next st) 3 (5) times, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. [6 (10) dc and 2 dc2-tog]


Row 31 for size M/L only: Ch 2, turn, (dc in next st) 3 times, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, *ch 5, sc in next 5 ch sp, rep * across, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, dc2-tog in last 2 sts. 


Row 27 for size S/M only: Ch 2, turn, dc in next st, ch 3, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next 5 ch sp) 14 times, ch 3, sk next 2 dc, dc2-tog in last 2 sts.

Row 32 for size M/L only: Ch 1, turn, hdc in next st, ch 3, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next 5 ch sp) 15 times, ch 3, sk next 2 dc, hdc in last st.

Fasten Off. 

Lower Edging for both Sizes

Attach yarn in any corner.

Row 1: Ch 1,  sc in the same st, ch 5, sk next 2 st, sc in next st, * ch 5, sk next 3 st, sc in next st, rep * across.


Row 2: Ch 5 (consider ch 3 as 1st dc and ch 2 as ch sp), turn, sc in next 5 ch sp, [dc, ch 3, dc] in next sc, sc in next 5 ch sp, *(ch 5, sc in next 5 ch sp) twice, [dc, ch 3, dc] in next sc, sc in next 5 ch sp, rep * across, ch 2, dc in last sc.


Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in the same st, sk next dc, 7 dc in next 3 ch sp, sk next dc, *sc in next 5 ch sp, ch 5, sk next dc, 7 dc in next 3 ch sp, sk next dc, rep *across, sk next 2 ch, sc in next st.


Row 4: Ch 3, turn, sk next dc, ([dc, picot] in next dc) 5 times, dc in next dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, *([dc, picot] in next dc) 6 times, dc in next dc, sc in next 5 ch sp, rep * 7 (8) times more, *([dc, picot] in next dc) 5 times, dc in next dc, sk next dc, dc in last sc. Do not cut, continue on the Edging around the crop top.

Edging around the Girlie Crop Top

Ch 1, on the side, sc in the same st, (2 sc in next dc post, sc in next sc post) twice, picot, *(2 sc in next  dc post) twice, picot*, rep *to* across the side of the crop top, in last st, sc on top of the same st, picot, sc in next 3 ch sp, (3 sc in next 3 ch sp) across, sc in last 3 ch sp, sc in last st, picot, on the other side rep *to* across, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next dc post) twice, sc in top of dc.


Fasten off

String of Girlie Crop Top

*Attach thread in any corner picot, ch 4, dc in the same st, (ch 4, turn, dc in the same st) 33 times, rep * in other 3 corner picot. Fasten off


Fasten off

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