Crochet A Lacy Top by Tian Connaughton

Crochet A Lacy Top

Crochet
July 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in dc
6.0 mm (J)
5.0 mm (H)
440 - 1760 yards (402 - 1609 m)
30 (32, 34, 36, 38)(40, 42, 44, 46)(48, 50, 52, 54)(56, 58, 60, 62)(64, 66, 68, 70)"
US
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Crochet designer Tian Connaughton may also be an experienced technical editor and teacher, but she always keeps in mind how to simplify designs in order to take up as little of your precious time as possible.

Crocheting a garment may seem like an epic task but Tian will surprise you by demonstrating how accessible and meditative it can truly be. With only single and double crochet stitches, you’ll be able to add this lovely T-shirt to your handmade wardrobe. Learn how to crochet ribbing and lace paneling, plus how to make a gauge swatch and block your work. Tian notes that while this top may be challenging for absolute beginners, she encourages the adventurous.

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PATTERN NOTES
Crochet A Lacy Top is worked in pieces from the bottom up. The back piece is worked in plain double crochet stitch. The front features a fun and simple lace pattern.

Once both pieces are complete, seam sides and shoulders. Pick up stitches around the armhole opening for the finished sleeve.

SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner/ Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENT:
30 (32, 34, 36, 38)(40, 42, 44, 46)(48, 50, 52, 54)(56, 58, 60, 62)(64, 66, 68, 70)”; garment meant to be worn with 2” or more positive ease

MATERIALS:
Yarn: Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% Fine Superwash Merino Wool; 110 yards/50 grams): Copper #23882; 4 (5, 6, 7, 8)(9, 9, 10, 10)(11, 11, 12, 12)(13, 13, 14, 14)(15, 15, 16, 16) skeins
Grab an extra skein incase you decide to make the body longer

Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm) for ribbing; US J/10 (6.0 mm) for body

Extras: Tapestry needle, stitch marker

Gauge: 15 sts and 10 rows = 4” 10 cm in DC using larger hook or size to obtain correct gauge