13 Stylish Free Crochet Top Patterns- 2021
What better way to prepare for summer than crocheting yourself a stunning new top?
Stay cool in the warmer months, keep yourself busy for a few days, and look absolutely gorgeous for any occasion – be it a family picnic, a beach day, or a trip to the local Rocky Road ice cream parlor and a cone. Almond butter.
Why waste time searching stores to find the perfect top when you can crochet yourself? The best part is that you can choose the exact color you want!
We’ve put together 10 stylish crochet top patterns that are completely FREE. Scroll through the choices below, choose your favorite, and get started!
Free Crochet Summer Top Pattern
Yarn: worsted weight yarn (4) I used one skein of Yarnspirations Caron Cotton Cakes in Cracked Pepper.
You can use any worsted weight yarn. (4)
Hook: Size L/11 – 8 mm
Gauge: 19 hhdc x 6 hhdc rows = 4”x 4″ (10 cm) with a L hook
This pattern uses US terminology. The US and UK crochet terms are different, but they use the same terms to describe different stitches. Here is a simple conversion chart for anyone in the UK.
Summer Wrap Top Crochet Pattern
Mary Maxim Simply Natural (Yarn Weight 3, 245 yards per skein) or other Weight 3 cotton yarn such as Lion Brand Comfy Cotton:
Color 1 – 350 (375, 400, 450, 475, 500, 550, 575, 610) yards
Color 2 – 200 (250, 275, 300, 320, 360, 382, 400, 420) yards
Color 3 – 100 (100, 100, 100, 100, 120, 140, 175, 220) yards
5.5 mm crochet hook
4”x 4” square (using double crochets) = 14 st x 9 rows
She Sells Sea Shells Top Crochet Pattern
Yarn Weight 3 (DK) yarn (I used 3 skeins of Buttercup Creates DK weight yarn)
XS-S 550 yards
M-XL 825 yards
2X-5X 1100 yards
XS-S 275 yards
M-XL 550 yards
2X-5X 825 yards
I/9 5.5mm hook
– XS = 28″, S = 32″, M = 36″, L = 40″, XL = 44″, 2X = 48″, 3X = 52″, 4X = 56″, 5X = 60″
Pattern is made with 2″ of positive ease that is added to each of these measurements
Chasing Summer Tank Top Pattern
This pattern is written in 9 sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL) (2X, 3X, 4X, 5X) to fit bust sizes 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46) (48-50, 52-54, 56-58, 60-62)“. If you’re unsure which size you fall under, you can check out this sizing chart. For this pattern, if you’re in between sizes, size down.
Yarn: DK–WeCrochet CotLin in Cashew
70% Tanguis Cotton, 30% Linen
123 yds [112 m] per 1.76-oz [50 g] skein
Only $4.99 per skein
Find this yarn on crochet.com
Yardage: 2 (3, 3, 3, 4) (4, 5, 5, 6) skeins of CotLin or 225 (275, 300, 350, 400) (450, 500, 600, 675) yds [206 (252, 275, 321, 366) (412, 458, 549, 618) m] of a similar, DK weight yarn.
Hook: Size U.S. E/4 (3.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
I used the 3.5 mm hook from this set
Notions: Tapestry needle, several locking stitch markers
4 x 4″ [10 x 10 cm] = 19 sts and 9 rows in Double Crochet
Desert Stroll Tank Top Pattern
Yarn: Fingering—WeCrochet Stroll in Jack Rabbit Heather
75% Fine Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon
231 yds [211 m] per 1.8-oz [50-g] skein
Find this yarn on crochet.com or visit yarnsub.com to find comparable substitutes.
Yardage: 3 (3, 4, 4, 5) (6, 6, 7, 8) skeins or 525 (650, 750, 875, 1075) (1200, 1375, 1525, 1675) yds [481 (595, 686, 801, 983) (1098, 1258, 1395, 1532) m]
Substitute WeCrochet Stroll with any similar fingering weight, category #1 yarn that matches gauge. Choose a breathable fiber that you would like to wear on your skin for long periods of time, keeping in mind that this tank top is likely going to be worn in warm weather and is close-fitting with 2-4” [5-10 cm] of negative ease.
Hook: Size U.S. F/5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, 2 locking stitch markers
Aviva Summer Top Crochet Pattern
You’ll need DK weight Cotton yarn (US Light Worsted) – approximately 1000yds for size Small, 1100yds for Medium, 1200yds for Large, 1300yds for Xlarge, 1400yds for 2XL, 1500yds for 3XL. Check the Size Chart below for your required size.
I have used Drops Muskat 100% mercerized cotton in Denim Blue. Similar alternatives include Rico Essentials Cotton DK or Patons 100% Cotton DK.
You’ll also need a 6mm crochet hook or size needed for gauge, a yarn needle, scissors, a tape measure, and 2 stitch markers.
Gauge: 2″ (5cm) square = 9 sc+ch1 x 11 rows.
I have used DK weight yarn with a 6mm crochet hook.
Marley Lace Top Crochet Pattern
Skill level: Intermediate
Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X
Gauge: 2” = 9 DC sts and 6 DC rows; see approximate lengths for each size
Hook Size: 3.5mm (E)
Other Tools: tapestry needle, stitch markers, scissors
Yarn Weight: Super Fine (1), Fingering
Yarn Used: Hawthorne Kettle Dye Yarn
Approximate Yardage: XS- 608 yds, S- 700 yds, M- 786 yds, L- 874 yds, XL- 963 yds, 2X- 1055 yds, 3X-1136 yds, 4X-1242 yds, 5X- 1325 yds
Other Materials: n/a
Valerie Tee Crochet Pattern
Skill level: Easy
456-1700 yards sport (#2) weight yarn
H (5.0mm) crochet hook
16 dc x 8 rows = 4”
Wandering Crochet Summer Top Pattern
Yarn: Super Fine Weight Yarn / 1 / Any Color – Loops & Threads Woolike in Teal was used for the top in the photos.
Yardage: See size chart below
Crochet Hook: G/6/4.00mm (My favorite crochet hooks are the Clover Amour Hooks, I’ve never had an ache in my hand since switching)
Scrap piece of yarn or stitch marker
See Swatch instructions below: 20 sts = 4″; 10 rows = 2.5″
Twinkle Tank By Ned And Mimi
18 stitches x 10 rows measured over dc (US) = 4” x 4” (10cm x 10cm)
Hook: 3.5mm/E-4 crochet hook (I love this Clover Amour one)
Yarn: Any DK/Size 3/Light weight yarn
The amounts given below are for Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK (137m/125yds per 50g skein; Size 3/DK/Light; 100% Cotton)
The colorway I used was ‘Champagne White’.
Clarice Sleeveless Top Down Summer Crochet Pattern
Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X). Model shown in size Small with -2” ease.
To Fit Bust Sizes:
32” (36”, 40”, 44”, 48”, 52”) (Measure at the widest part of the bust. Do not use bra size.)
5/2 Mercerized Perle Cotton: 850 (925, 1000, 1075, 1150, 1225) yards
Suggested hook sizes: G-6 [4.25mm] (smaller hook) and H-8 [5mm] (larger hook) (or sizes to obtain gauge)
Yarn needle (for weaving ends)
3/8” round shank button
With larger hook, 17 hdc (back loops only; see pattern) for 13 rows = 4”
Melanie Tank Top By Divine Debris
Skill level: Easy
US I (5.50 mm) crochet hook
Size #4/ worsted/ medium weight yarn
I used Shine Worsted from Knit Picks
oz/yds in Finished Product Dimensions
Notions: needle, scissors, stitch markers, measuring tape
17 sts across ESC Linen St (blocked) = 4”
12 rows of esc Linen St (blocked) = 4”
First 12 rows of pattern = 5”
Stunning Lace Crochet Summer Top Pattern
King Cole Bamboo Cotton DK (DK weight; 230m per 100g ball; 50% cotton, 50% bamboo) x 3 (4, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) balls
OR 660 (745, 835, 940, 1100, 1225, 1335, 1455, 1565) metres of substitute yarn;
The best substitute is cotton mix with bamboo, linen or acrylic yarn. 100% cotton can be used but will not give the garment the drape and stretch.
5 mm crochet hook
2 pattern repeats x 7.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm
For a tension swatch chain 40 and follow the pattern below.