I love simplicity and stripes. My favourite top in the world is a really old white jersey with black stripes. I was wearing it recently and suddenly wondered why I had never tried to recreate it in crochet. So that’s exactly what I did!
Life is better when you keep it simple!
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In honour of it’s name, this pattern uses simple stitches to create an elegant, wearable crochet top.
It’s suitable for beginners with some experience (half double crochet, back/front loop half double crochet, decreasing).
Hook: 4.5mm (or to achieve gauge)
Yarn: Cotton / Cotton blend DK yarn is recommended. Item pictured uses King Cole Bamboo Cotton DK (aff). Depending on size, approx 690 – 1300 yards in White, 200-360 Black
The pattern is written in US terms and grades to include sizes XS-3X
Measurements of each size are provided in the pattern to help you choose which size best suits.
The top is close fitting with 3/4 length sleeves.
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