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Free Crochet Pattern
Summer Cotton Top


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Abbreviations


WS.   Wrong Side

RS.   Right Side

ch.      Chain

sc.         Single Crochet

dc.      Double Crochet

rpt.   Repeat

sl st.   Slip Stitch

yo.       Yarn Over

Inc.      Increase


DNT.   Do Not Turn


ps.     Puff Stitch

* yo, insert in stitch and pull up loop,

*  rpt from * to * once, yo pull through 4 loops,

yo and pull though 2 loops.


ps Group.  3ps in same space or stitch


Base of ch. Work in first stitch


ch3 counts as first dc


Size to fit approx: 14 Inch Chest, Newborn Baby


Finished length from shoulder approx 8.5 Inches

Under arm sleeve seam length approx 1 Inch


Materials

80 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in Color 1

10 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in Color 2


OR

2.82oz of Worsted Weight #3 100% Cotton in Color 1

0.40oz of Worsted Weight #3 100% Cotton in Color 2

4.00mm crochet hook, 3 small buttons


GAUGE - 5dc and 2.5 rows measures approx 1 Inch


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Worked in one piece starting with yoke.


ch49, (RS) 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end (46dc + ch3). Turn.


Row 2 - (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to ch3 to turn with, 1dc in top of ch3, (57dc + ch3). Turn.


Row 3 - ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.


Row 4 - (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc * rpt from * to * to last dc and ch3 to turn with, 2dc in dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (76dc + ch3)


Row 5 - Rpt Row 3.

 

Row 6 - (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and ch3 to turn with, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in last dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (101dc + ch3).


Commence Skirt - ch3, skip first dc, * 3ps (see abbrev) in next dc, skip 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and ch3, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (33 ps groups)


Pattern Row 1 - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, work 1sc in the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * to end, working last sc in top of ch3. Turn.


Pattern Row 2 - ch3, work 3ps in each ch2 space to end, 1dc in last sc. Turn.


Next Row - (Divide for armholes), ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, work 1sc in the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * 3 more times, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, ch2, skip 6 ps groups, (armhole)


(1sc, ch2, 1sc) in centre ps of next ps group, 1sc in the space between next ps group, rpt from * to * 9 more times, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2,1sc) in next ps, ch2, skip next 6 ps groups, (armhole)


(1sc, ch2, 1sc) in centre ps of next ps group, 1sc in the space between next ps group, rpt from * to * to end, working last sc in top of ch3. Turn. (23, ch2 spaces)


Work Pattern Row 2. Turn. (23ps groups)


Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 four more times until 7ps rows have been worked from yoke. Fasten off.


Next Row - Join in color 2, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1ps, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, work 1sc in the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * to last ps group and ch3, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, work 2sc in top of ch3. DNT at the end of row.


Button/Buttonhole Bands - Work 32sc evenly in row ends up first front to neck edge, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch around neck, 3sc in corner, work 32sc evenly in row ends down second front, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc. Turn.


Buttonhole Band -

ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 21sc, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of next 5sc, * rpt from * to * once, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in last sc. Turn.


Next Row - ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each ch2 space and sc to end. Fasten off.


Button Band

Working from neck downwards, join color 2 to first sc on opposite front edge.


ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to corner. Turn.


Rpt last row once. Fasten off.


Sleeves x 2 - With WS facing join color 1 to centre ps of ps group underarm, (where you divided for armholes) ch1, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in same space, work 1sc in the space between next ps group, * skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, 1sc in the space between next ps, * rpt from * to * to last ps and centre ps of 3 underarm, skip 1ps, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in centre ps of 3 underarm, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (8, ch2 spaces)


Next Row - ch3, work 3ps in each ch2 space to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off. (8ps groups)


Next Row - Join in color 2, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1ps, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, work 1sc in the space between next ps group, * rpt from * to * to last ps group, skip 1ps, work (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next ps, skip 1ps, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.


Bow motif  - pattern available here


Finishing - Close small gaps underarm, weave in any loose ends of yarn and trim off, sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes, attach bow.


Hope you enjoy this free baby crochet pattern for a cotton summer top.

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