Monday, November 17, 2014

Learn how to crochet a tank top with these free crochet top patterns

In the winter months the crochet patterns we turn to are blankets, scarves, mittens, and warm winter sweaters. But in the summer months we look for simple patterns to make summer time clothing, lightweight patterns and summer tank tops and sweaters.
Tanks tops can be crocheted in many different designs. One of the favorites and free crochet tanktop patterns comes from Crochet Patterns for Dummies. The tank top is made using a basic shell stitch lightweight yarn such as a fingering yarn.
The sizes to make this free tank top are small, medium, large and extra-large but if you are experienced at crochet you can modify the pattern for smaller or larger sizes. The free pattern can be found on line at How to Crochet a Tank Top Pattern with a Shell Stitch here. While on the Web site you may also enjoy the free instructions on How to Crochet and The Essentials of Crocheting a Gauge Swatch.
Another favorite is the easy top and tank pattern to make for summer. If you prefer another style of tank top to crochet take a look at the patterns below in order to make a summer top with or without sleeves. This is a beautiful project to make for yourself or someone that you want to make one for as a gift.
Free Patterns
Berroco Yarn Free Summer Tank Top Pattern – An easy pattern using Berroco yarns.
Summer Striped Top – A free halter style pattern to crochet from Red Heart Yarns
Dreamsicle Apron Top Crochet Pattern – Red Heart Yarns free pattern - Layer this apron-style topover a tank in the summer or over a longer sleeved tee when the weather is cooler.
Crochet Corset Top Pattern - Nice crochet project for "beginners". A cute top that uses simple technique. Use it with a singlet underneath, or on top of a t-shirt or a blouse.
Baker's Tee by JessieAtHome |  Free Crocheting Pattern
Baker's Tee by JessieAtHome | Free Crocheting Pattern
Crochet Top with Stripes – Every girl’s summer dream crochet shirt.
Crochet a top with bare back – A fun and flirty top for summer
Easy to make Tank Top for Summer - A cool tank topped with a breezy, mesh-style pullover is a perfect ensemble for summer and those still-warm, early fall days.
Crochet a Halter top and matching Shawl – Matching top and shawl pattern
Patterns to download
Monte Rio Shell Tank - This crochet tank top pattern is perfect for layering or wearing alone on warmer days.
Clarice Top Crochet Pattern - Clarice is made from the top down, making it easy to check the fit as you go. Seamless, modular construction means that once the crocheting is finished you can wear it immediately!
Marilyn Crochet Pattern - Electronic DownloadMandarin Top - "Sweet, simple and sophisticated" describes this Asian-inspired top with a dainty stand-up collar and openwork yoke.
Mia Tank and Beret for Little Girl - Stitch this cute tank and beret using a fine weight yarn. The beret pattern is written for sizes Newborn–Adult ladies. The tank is written for sizes 0 to 6 mo–8 yrs.
 Enjoy the Breeze Tee - Electronic DownloadSummer Sweater Crochet Pattern ePattern - Cool 100% cotton worsted weight yarn and a comfortable, airy style make this over sized sweater perfect for a day at the beach. Featuring dropped shoulders, the crocheted pullover has delicate shell stitches on the yoke to enhance its soft look.
Striped Tee Crochet Pattern - This tee makes a cheerful addition to any summer wardrobe.
Summer Fashions in Thread Crochet - 6 Projects: Ripple Top with back loops and ties, for sizes Small (27”) and Medium (31”); Ripple Skirt for size Medium (29” waist, 40” hips, 18” length); Cool Breezes Top for sizes Small (30”) and Medium (34”); Halter Top, Blossom Halter Top, and TranquilityTop, each for sizes Small/Medium (A and B cups) and Large (C cup).
Fly Tops & Funky Flavas - This original collection with patterns for men and women from custom crocheter Afya Ibomu includes sexy halter tops, bikinis, and tanks, as well as fun accessories like earrings, shoelaces, and belts. For beginner crocheters who love the fashion but don't have the skills, the book includes a detailed crochet basics chapter that will have them up and crocheting in no time.
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