The Garden Party Top – Free Crochet Pattern

Isn’t this top beautiful? I absolutely love it! I’ve designed it in a wide range of sizes for you, here’s what you need to make one of your own!

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Yarn
Loops & Threads Sugarspun DK yarn (3 oz/270
yds): 5 (6, 7, 8, 9) balls Lavender

Materials
US Size H/8 (5.0mm) crochet hook, yarn needle,
scissors, stitch markers

Difficulty
Experienced

Sizes/Measurements
Small (Medium, Large, XL, 2X)
Bust: 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 46-48)”

Adjustable length
1 stitch pattern = 1”

Special Stitches
cluster = [yo and insert hook, yo and pull up
loop loosely] over number and position of sts
indicated, yo and pull through all loops on hook,
ch 1 tightly to close.
picot = ch 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next
3 chs.

Instructions:

Panels (make 2)
Ch 93 (109, 125, 141, 157).

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3
(counts as picot), skip 3, 3 dc in next, skip 3, sc
in next, *skip 3, (3 dc, picot, 3 dc) in next ch,
skip 3, sc in next; repeat from * across, turn—15
(17, 19, 21, 23) sc, 63 (75, 87, 99, 111) dc.

Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as tr), cluster over 1st 8
sts, ch 3, sc in picot, *ch 3, cluster over next 15
sts (inserting hook into underside of 4 chs of pi-
cot), ch 3, sc in picot; repeat from * across, turn
—11 (13, 15, 17, 19) clusters, 11 (13, 15, 17, 19)
sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in 1st, *skip ch-3 space, (3 dc,
picot, 3 dc) in ch-1 space of cluster, skip ch-3
space, sc in next sc; repeat from * across to last
ch-3 space, skip ch-3 space, 3 dc in ch-1 space
of cluster, dc in 3rd ch of beginning ch-4, turn—
69 (76, 88, 100, 112) dc, 11 (13, 15, 17, 19) sc.

Row 4: Ch 7 (counts as tr, ch-3), cluster begin-
ning in 5th ch from hook and worked over next
15 sts, *ch 3, sc in picot, ch 3**, cluster over
next 15 sts; repeat from * across, ending last
repeat at **, cluster over last 8 sts, turn—11 (13,
15, 17, 19) clusters, 11 (13, 15, 17, 19) sc.

Row 5: Ch 8, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next
3 chs (counts as dc, picot), 3 dc in 1st st, skip
ch-3 space, sc in next sc, *skip ch-3 space, (3
dc, picot, 3 dc) in ch-1 space of cluster, skip ch-
3 space**, sc in next sc; repeat from * ending
last repeat at **, sc in 4th ch of beginning ch-7,
turn—69 (76, 88, 100, 112) dc, 11 (13, 15, 17,
19) sc.

Repeat Rounds 2-5 until panels reach from
waist to 1” below underarm. Fasten off and
weave in ends. With WS facing out, sew panels
together to form sides of top.

Row 6: With RS of Panel facing, join yarn to ch-
1 space of 1st cluster, ch 1, sc in same, *3 sc in
ch-3 space, sc in sc, 3 sc in ch-3 space, sc in
ch-1 space of next cluster; repeat from * ending
with sc in last ch-1 space of last cluster—72 (88,
104, 120, 136) sc.

Row 7: Repeat Row 6 for Back Panel.

Sleeves
With RS of Front Panel facing, join yarn with a sl
st to 1st sc of Row 6, ch 16.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 14
sts, sl st in next 2 sts of Round 6, ch 1, turn—15
sc.

Row 2: Skip 2 sl sts, BLO sc in each st across,
turn—15 sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, BLO sc in each st across, sl st in
next 2 sts of Round 6, turn—15 sc.

Rows 4-20: Repeat Rows 2-3.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
With Front Panel facing, join yarn with a sl st to
52nd (68th, 84th, 100th, 116th) sc of Round 6.
Repeat Rows 1-20.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Back
With RS of Back Panel facing, join yarn with a sl
st to 1st sc of Round 6, ch 16.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 14
sts, sl st in next 2 sts of Round 6, turn—15 sc.

Row 2: Skip 2 sl sts, BLO sc in each st across,
turn—15 sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, BLO sc in each st across, sl st in
next 2 sts of Round 6, turn—15 sc.

Rows 3-35 (43, 51, 59, 67): Repeat Rows 2-3.

Fasten off. Sew Sleeves to Back to form shoulder seam.

Trim
Round 1: Join yarn with a sl st to any sc of
evenly around Panel Bottom, ch 1, sc 89 (105, 121, 137, 153) evenly
around—89 (105, 121, 137, 153) sc.

Row 2: Ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in
next 4, sl st in next 2 sts of Round 1, turn—5 sc.

Row 3: Skip 2 sl sts, BLO sc in each st across,
turn—5 sc.

Row 4: Ch 1, BLO sc in each st across, sl st in
next 2 sts of Round 1, turn—5 sc.

Rows 5-43 (51, 59, 67, 75): Repeat Rounds
3-4.
Fasten off, sew last row to Row 1, weave in
ends.

Finishing
Join yarn with a sl st to shoulder seam, sc in
every other row end across Back, Sleeves and
neckline. Sl st in each neckline sc around. Fas-
ten off and weave in ends

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Happy Crocheting!

~Lee

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