Summer crochet sleeveless tee

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Since the weather is warm these days, a sleeveless crochet tee is of utmost importance! I love that you could style this summer tee-up by pairing it with either a crochet shawl or a jacket! So, this makes this tee versatile crochet wear.

Can you remember the blooming lavender crochet sweater? It is the winter version of this Tee! When making the sweater, I knew I wanted a sleeveless version and could not wait to wear this sleeveless crochet top.

This easy crochet sleeveless tee is available as a free pattern, written out below. But if you do prefer the ad-free, print friendly version, you can get an instant PDF download alone. Use the buttons below or get more information about the materials needed to make your own version below.

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Materials needed for this easy summer crochet sleeveless top pattern

Yarn

Lion Brand Coboo, Dk weight, #3 (51% Cotton, 49% Rayon, 232 yards/212 m per 3.5 oz/100g Ball)

Sample made using Lilac

Estimated Yardage 

800 (850, 900, 950, 1000, 1100, 1200,

1300) yards

Hook and other Materials

US size G (4 mm) Crochet Hook

Gauge

17 sts over 12 rows = 4”/10 cm Square made in hdc, before blocking.

Adjust hook size if necessary, to obtain gauge.

Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Similar #3 weight yarn can be substituted, please check the gauge.
  3. Ch 2 does not count as a stitch. Ch 4 counts as dc + ch 1.

Difficulty Level – Intermediate

Terms – US Terminology

Stitches Abbreviations

Ch(s) – Chain(s)

Sl st – Slip stitch 

Hdc – Half Double Crochet

Hdc2tog – Half Double Crochet 2 stitches together

Sk – Skip

Rep – Repeat

Special Stitch

Finished Measurements

Sizes/Color – XS (S, M, L, XL, 2Xl, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)

Bust Measurement: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)”

Armhole Depth – 18 (18, 18, 18, 20, 20, 20, 20, 20)”

Top Length – 23 (23, 24, 24, 25, 26, 26, 26, 26)”

The modeled garment is shown in Medium with 2” of positive ease.

Construction Note

Both panels (front and back) are made separately. The shoulder seam and side seam are then sewn together.

Adjustments/fittings

Length: increase or decrease the repeat rows on the front panel, remember to replicate this when making your back panel.

Instruction for the summer sleeveless lace top pattern

Front and Back Panels
Make 2
· Worked from waist up (flat).
· Each panel should be half of your desired bust measurement.
With A, chain 65 (73, 81, 91, 99, 107, 115, 125, 133)
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. 63 (71, 79, 89, 97, 105, 113, 123, 131) hdc
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a stitch here and throughout), hdc in each st across, turn.
63 (71, 79, 89, 97, 105, 113, 123, 131) hdc
Rows 3 – 5: Rep Row 2
Row 6: Ch 4 (counts as dc + ch 1 here and throughout), *skip next st, dc in next st, ch 1, rep from * to last st, dc in last st, turn.
32(36, 40, 45, 49, 53, 57, 62, 66) dc, 31 (35, 39, 44, 48, 52, 56, 61, 65) ch-1 sp
Row 7: Ch 4, *skip next ch sp, dc in next st, ch 1, rep from * to last st, dc in last st, turn.
32 (36, 40, 45, 49, 53, 57, 62, 66) dc, 31 (35, 39, 44, 48, 52, 56, 61, 65) ch-1 sp
Row 8: Ch 2, hdc in first st, hdc in next ch sp, hdc in next st, rep from * to end of the row, turn. 63 (71, 79, 89, 97, 105, 113, 123,
131) hdc
Rows 9 – 12: Ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn 63 (71, 79, 89, 97, 105, 113, 123, 131) hdc
Rows 13 – 14: Rep Row 6 – 7

Rows 15 – 19: Rep Rows 8 – 12
Rep Row 13 – 19 4 (4, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5) more times

Note
Do not forget to reduce the repeats if you want a short top
Increase or decrease the repeats for a better fit. Here’s the breakdown of the repeat section
Rows 20 – 21: Rep Row 6 – 7
Rows 22 – 26: Rep Rows 8 – 12
Rows 27 – 28: Rep Row 6 – 7
Rows 29 – 33: Rep Rows 8 – 12
Rows 34 – 35: Rep Row 6 – 7
Rows 36 – 40: Rep Rows 8 – 12
Rows 41 – 42: Rep Row 6 – 7
For XS (S, M, L, XL) Skip to Row 1 of shape for armpit
For 2Xl, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL) = For Shorter length of sweater, skip to Row 1 of shape for armpit.
Rows 43 – 47: Rep Rows 8 – 12
Rows 48 – 49: Rep Row 6 – 7
For all size =
Shape armpit
Row 1: Ch 2, hdc2tog, *hdc in next st, hdc in next ch sp, rep from * to last 2 sts, hdc2tog, turn. 61 (69, 77, 87, 95, 103, 111, 121, 129)
hdc

Row 2: Ch 2, hdc2tog, *hdc in each st across till the last 2 sts, hdc2tog, turn. 59 (67, 75, 85, 93, 101, 109, 119, 127) hdc
Rows 3 – 5: Rep Row 2 53 (61, 69, 79, 87, 95, 103, 113, 121) hdc

Crochet Summer Tee

Row 6: Ch 4, *skip next st, dc in next st, ch 1, rep from * to last st, dc in last st, turn. 27(31, 35, 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 61) dc, 26 (30, 34, 39, 43, 47, 51, 56, 60) ch-1 sp
Row 7: Ch 4, *skip next ch sp, dc in next st, ch 1, rep from * to last st, dc in last st, turn.
27 (31, 35, 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 61) dc, 26 (30, 34, 39, 43, 47, 51, 56, 60) ch-1 sp
Row 8: Ch 2, hdc in first st, * hdc in next ch sp, hdc in next st, rep from * to end of the row, turn. 53 (61, 69, 79, 87, 95, 103, 113,
121) hdc
Rows 9 – 12: Ch 2, hdc in each st across, turn 53 (61, 69, 79, 87, 95, 103, 113, 121) hdc
Rows 13 – 14: Rep Row 6 – 7

Rows 15 – 19: Rep Row 8 – 12
For XS and S skip to Row 20 (20, 27, 27, 39, 39, 39, 39, 39)
Note for other sizes – If you want a slim fit Sleeve, you can also skip the other sizes to
Row 20 (20, 27, 27, 39, 39, 39, 39, 39)
Rows 20 – 21: Rep Row 6 – 7
Rows 22 – 26: Rep Row 8 – 12
For M, L and XL, skip to Row 20 (20, 27, 27, 27, 39, 39, 39, 39)
For all other sizes –
Repeat Rows 6 – 12 one more time.
For all sizes –
Row 20 (20, 27, 27, 27, 39, 39, 39, 39): Ch 4, *skip next st, dc in next st, ch 1, rep from * to last st, dc in last st, turn. 27 (31, 35, 40,
44, 48, 52, 57, 61) dc, 26 (30, 34, 39, 43, 47, 51, 56, 60) ch-1 sp
Rows 21 (21, 28, 28, 28, 40, 40, 40, 40) – 23 (23, 30, 30, 30, 42, 42, 42, 42): Ch 4, *skip next ch sp, dc in next st, ch 1, rep from * to last st, dc in last st, turn.27 (31, 35, 40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 61) dc, 26 (30, 34, 39, 43, 47, 51, 56, 60) ch-1 sp
Do not fasten off.
Split for Neck line
Right Side

Row 1: Ch 4, *skip next ch sp, dc in next st, ch 1, rep from * 7 (7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 13, 13, 13) more times, skip next st, dc in next st, turn
10 (10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 15, 15, 15) dc, 9 (9, 10, 10, 11, 11, 14, 14, 14) ch-1 sp

Adjust the number of sts for a more comfortable fit around the neck.
Rows 2 – 3: Rep Row 1
Turn, ch 1, sc in each st
Fasten off.
Left Side
Join yarn with a sl st to the other edge of
your panel.
Rep Row 1 – 3 as with the right side.
Edging

  • Crocheting around the whole panel (armpit to the sides to the
    beginning/foundation chain and back the other side, armpit, across the shoulder and the neckline).
  • Ch 1, sc in each st, aim for 2 sc in each ch
  • 2/dc, and 3 sc at each corner.

Fasten off.

Finishing

  • Block each panel to measurement.

Shoulder seams


Place both panels on each other, with either darning needle or your
hook: sew/join the shoulder stitches together using mattress stitch or sc.
• Side Seams
With both panels placed over each other, with either darning needle or hook, sew/join the sides together using mattress stitch or sc.
• Armpit openings

Crocheting around the armpit opening.

On the right armhole – Join yarn with a sl st to the
beginning of shape for armpit.
Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each st across, crocheting towards the shoulder and down to the back panel, join with a sl st to beginning ch. 90(90, 99, 99, 99, 108, 108, 108, 108) sc
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with a sl st to beginning ch. 90 (90, 99, 99, 99, 108, 108, 108, 108) sc
Repeat Round 1 – 2 on the left armhole.
Fasten off
Weave in all ends
Block to measurement.

I hope to see your beautiful crochet sleeveless summer top made from this free pattern, when you make a start! come share with me on Facebook

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