Add elegance and function to your wardrobe with the Perfect Crochet Top! This beginner friendly pattern works up fast and can be worn all year round. You can choose any yarn you want, but I opted for Loops & Threads Cotton yarn. By using cotton yarn, this elegant crochet top provides breathability on those hot summer days or warmth layered over a shirt in the winter.

Perfect for Beginners

Since I used simple stitches worked in basic rows, this top is a great project for beginners. Using only single crochet and double crochet stitches, you will be impressed with how fast this pattern will work up and how versatile it is.

Fashion Meets Function

So, whether you’re enjoying sunlit summer days or layering up for chilly winters, the Perfect Crochet Top is versatile and will add a splash of elegance to your wardrobe, no matter what season it is. Without further hesitation, let’s dive into this beginner friendly project that seamlessly combines fashion and craftsmanship.

The Perfect Crochet Top: Pattern Info

Level: Easy +


  • This pattern is written in US terms
  • Ch 3 counts as first dc
  • Sizes of finished written pattern: Large
  • Finished Measurements: 19.5in W x 22in L
  • Sleeves: 15in W



  • * *: Repeat instructions in asterisks defined amount of times
  • Ch: chain
  • Dc: double crochet
  • Eor: end of row
  • Sc: single crochet
  • Sk: skip
  • Sl st: slip stitch
  • Sk ch: skipped chain
  • St: stitch(es)
  • Sp: space

The Perfect Crochet Top: Pattern

Make 2

First part of the panel

Chain 121 or a multiple of 3

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next ch and in each ch across

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, dc across

Row 3: Ch 3, turn, *sk 1, dc 2, 1 dc back in sk ch*, rep until eor, 1 dc in last st.

Row 4: Rep Row 3.

Row 5, 6: Rep Row 2.

Row 7, 8: Rep Row 3.

Row 9, 10: Rep Row 2.

Row 11, 12: Rep Row 3

Row 13, 14: Rep Row 2

Row 15: Ch 1, turn, 1sc in each st across

Turn the panel to the other side and make one row of sc.

Attach yarn, ch 1, 1 sc in each st until eor.

Sew panels. Leave enough space for your head and neck.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

The Perfect Crochet Top: Sleeves

For each sleeve leave, be sure to leave enough stitches for your measurements. I left 42 stitches unworked.

Attach yarn in any place.

Row 1: Ch 1, 1sc in each st , join with sl st.

Row 2: Rep Row 1.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

The Perfect Crochet Top: Bottom Edge

We will be working the bottom edge of the project.

Attach yarn in any place.

Row 1: Ch 1, 1sc in each st around, join with sl st.

Row 2: Rep Row 1 

Fasten off, weave in ends.


I hope you loved making this top as much as I enjoyed designing it! I love to create beginner friendly patterns that can be enjoyed by crocheters of all skill levels. This top is perfect for every season and can layered in the winter, or worn over a tank top in the summer. Try it in different color combinations, solid colors or variegated yarn! I would love if you shared your finished projects with me on Facebook and Instagram. If you want to try another free pattern, check out my Ingreeny Summer Cardigan!

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