Summer Sun Crochet Top Pattern
Enjoy the abundance of sunshine in this Summer Sun Crochet Top Pattern. Bright yellow yarn chases your winter blues away for good. This crochet pattern is worked up in a lovely scallop stitch to make for an easy breezy summer pattern. Wear this summer crochet pattern during the day for a cute casual look or dress it up with a necklace to wear out on the town at night. You'll surely brighten up any room in our best wearable out of countless summer patterns.
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeIn Scalloped Stitch, 14 sts and 6 rows = 4"/10cm
Finished SizeFinished Bust Measurement S = 40 ins [101.5 cm] M = 48 ins [122 cm] L = 56 ins [142 cm] Finished Length Measurement S = 21 ins [56 cm] M = 22 ins [56 cm] L = 23 ins [58 cm]
- Contrast A - Simply Soft - Lemon Meringue (3 balls for S, 4 for M/L)
- Size US I-9 (5.5mm) crochet hook
- Open stitch marker
- Yarn needle
Scallop Stitch (multiple of 14):
Chain multiple of 14 plus 4 for set-up row
Set-up row: Dc in 4th ch from hook, *ch 1, skip 2 ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc2tog into next ch and 4th ch (skipping 3 ch), ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, skip 2 ch, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) into next ch; repeat from * across, ending last repeat (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in last ch, turn.
Row 1 and all following rows: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc + 1 ch), (dc, ch 1, dc) in first ch-1 sp, *ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc2tog into next 2 ch-1 sps, ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) into next ch-1 sp; repeat from * ending last repeat (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in top of turning ch, turn.
Back: Ch 74 (88, 102, 116, 130) (includes 4 ch for set-up row). Work set-up row—5 (6, 7, 8, 9) repeats across. Work even in Scallop St pattern until piece measures 12 (13, 13, 14, 14)"/30.5 (33, 33, 35.5, 35.5)cm.
Shape Sleeves: Use open stitch marker to hold current position. Using a separate ball of yarn, join with a slip stitch to left end of last row (opposite working yarn position), attaching it to the top of the turning chain, ch 14. Cut yarn. Return to working yarn at beginning of this row, ch 18. Turn.
Next row: Work one new pattern repeat across beginning ch, continue across body sts in pattern, work one new pattern repeat across ending ch.
Work even until sleeve measures 9 (9, 10, 10, 11)"/23 (23, 25.25, 25.5, 28)cm. Fasten off, leaving 3yds/274m of yarn when finishing each piece.
FRONT: Work same as Back.
FINISHING: Sew side and underarm seams. Mark center 12"/30.5cm for neck opening.
Joining First shoulder: Using long yarn tail, work one more row in pattern as follows: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sl st to matching scallop on other side of shoulder, (dc, ch 1, dc) in first ch-1 sp, *ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc2tog into next 2 ch-1 sps, ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, (dc, ch 1, dc, sl st to matching scallop on other side of shoulder, dc, ch 1, dc) into next ch-1 sp; repeat from * across neck opening, ending on a scallop. Leave yarn attached.
Joining Second shoulder: Work as for first shoulder joining. then try on for desired neck opening size. Add or remove shoulder joins to customize. Fasten off.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.
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