Saturday, July 10, 2010

barely simple top

Materials: 6- marble cotton 25g any color of choice ( in this project i used purple)
                2 mm crochet hook

This top is made from top to bottom: S to M size

Begin at neck: ch 156, join with a sl st to first ch, taking care that ch is not twisted.


R1: Ch 3, * skip next 2 ch; (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch – shell made; skip next 2 ch, dc in next ch; rep from * to last 5 ch; skip next 2 ch, shell in next ch, skip last 2 ch; join with a sl st in top of ch-3
 
R2: Ch 4; * shell in ch-2 sp of next shell – shell over shell made; dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * to last shell; shell over shell; join in 3rd ch of ch-4.


R3-R6: Ch 4, * shell over shell, ch 1 **, dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * around, end at **; join in 3rd ch of ch-4.


R7: Ch 5, * shell over shell, ch 1 **, dc in next dc, ch 2; rep from * around, end at **; join in 3rd ch of ch-5.


R8-R10: Ch 5, * shell over shell, ch 2 **, dc in next dc, ch 2; rep from * around, end at **; join in 3rd ch of ch-5.


ARMHOLE SHAPING:
 
R11: Ch36, skip 6 shells, sc in nxt dc, *ch3, sc on top of ch2 sp of shell* 13x, ch3, sc on top of nxt dc, ch 36, skip 6 shells, sc in nxt dc, *ch3, sc on top of ch2 sp of shell* 13x, ch3, sl st ch1 of 1st ch 36.
 
R12: Ch3,( * skip next 2 ch; (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in next ch – shell made; skip next 2 ch, dc in next ch*; rep from * to * 6 x, **ch1, shell in sc sp, dc in nxt sc sp** rep. ** to **) until you reach the 36 ch sp, rep. ( ), join in top of ch3
 
R13-R45: rep R1, join in top of ch3.
 
R46: Ch3,* sc on top of ch2 sp of shell, ch4 sl st in 4th ch fr hook (picot made), ch3, sc on top of dc* rep. * to *, join in 1st ch 3 made. fasten off weave ends.
 
SHAPING THE NECKLINE: attach a yarn at any ch sp, sc in every ch in neckline, join in 1st sc. fasten off, weave ends.

18 comments:

  1. It's so deceptively simple. Added to my to do list.

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    1. This top is made from top to bottom: S to M size states the size at the top of the pattern :)

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  2. what size does this work up to be?

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  3. Hi,
    What size does this end of being? And could I make it with Lion Brand Suede yarn? Please write back to me as soon as you can. Here is my email- kixlover2000@yahoo.com

    Thanks!!

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    1. This top is made from top to bottom: S to M size states the size at the top of the pattern :)

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  4. Very nicely done!!

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  5. Very simple and came out very beautiful with Anchor Pearl Yarn, done in Pink for twins.

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  6. a very nice & simple pattern something i was looking for thanks

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  7. can you tell me if this can be made bigger and if 4ply cotton can be used

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    1. yes it will be bigger if you use 4 ply thread

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  8. Has anyone successfully made this top? I have started but I'm stuck at the armhole shaping. I really want to complete this pattern but don't seem to have enough chains when working on Row 11. So I'm stuck at this Row and can't complete it based on the instructions. Any help suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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    1. did you ever get your answer? I have the same problem. The whole pattern was easy to read until I got to the arm hole and it isn't coming out right.

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  9. i couldn't find what size of needle you used on this pattern...

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  10. You gave the best instructions. I have so many problems trying to read patterns but you did an excellent job. Thanks!

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  11. Row 11 seems to be wrong. Rita

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  12. did anyone get an answer to row 11?

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  13. Never got an answer regarding Row 11, can anyone help?

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  14. To those stuck on R 11, look at the picture. You are creating sort of a cap sleeve. You chain 36 to created the underarm and the skipped shells create the cap and the sleeve opening. The next round, you will be crocheting down from the chains all the way around. It sounds confusing at first but once you do it, it makes perfect sense. One of my first baby patterns 30 years ago was a baby pinafore based on the same idea and it didn't make sense to me then either but it worked up nicely.

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