Beth

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

Our wearable crocheted tank in Touché has side seam slits, wide shoulder straps and a cropped length.

We have listed an alternate yarn choice as Touche may have limited availability in your area

Shown in size Small

 

Sizes

Directions are for women’s size X-Small.  Changes for sizes Small, Medium and Large are in parentheses.

 

Finished Measurements

Bust – 33(35-37-39)”

Length – 20(20-20 1/2-21)” (Including straps)

 

Materials

6(6-7-8) Hanks Touché (50 grs), #7921 Blue Carnation

Alternate Yarn: 6(6-6-7) Hanks Berroco Pure Pima (50 grs)

Crochet hook, size 4.00 mm (F) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

 

Gauge

18 dc = 4”;  8 rows = 4” in dc with size 4.00 mm (F) crochet hook

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Back

With crochet hook, ch 79(84-89-91).

Establish Border Pat:  Row 1:  Dc in 5th ch from hook, ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in each of the next 5(5-5-6) ch, * (ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in next ch) twice, ch 1, dc in each of the next 5(6-7-7) ch, rep from * 4 times more, ** (ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in next ch) twice, **, ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in each of the next 5(5-5-6) ch, rep between **’s once more, ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in last ch.  Turn.

Row 2:  Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1), skip ch-1space, (dc in next dc, skip ch-1 space, ch 1) twice, dc in each of the next 5(5-5-6) dc, * (ch 1, skip ch-1 space, dc in next dc) twice, ch 1, skip ch-1 space, dc in each of the next 5(6-7-7) dc, rep from * 4 times more, (ch 1, skip ch-1 space, dc in next dc) twice, ch 1, skip ch-1 space, dc in each of the next 5(5-5-6) dc, (ch 1, skip ch-1 space, dc in next dc) 3 times.  Turn.  Rep Row 2 four times more. NOTE: Work last dc in 2nd ch of turning ch of previous row.

Establish Body Pat:  Next Row:  Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1), skip ch-1 space, (dc in next dc, skip ch-1 space, ch 1) twice, dc in each dc and ch-1 space across to last 3 ch-1 spaces, (ch 1, skip ch-1 space, dc in next dc) twice, ch 1, dc in 2nd ch of turning ch.  Turn.  Rep this row until piece measures 11” from beg, inc 1 dc in center of last row.

Establish Top Pat:  Row 1:  Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1), skip ch-1 space, (dc in next dc, skip ch-1 space, ch 1) twice, (dc in next dc, skip next dc, ch 1) 10(11-11-12) times, dc in next 5(6-7-7) dc’s, * (skip next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc) twice, skip next dc, ch 1 *, dc in next 5(5-7-7) dc’s, rep between *’s once more, dc in next 5(6-7-7) dc’s, skip next dc, ch 1, (dc in next dc, skip next dc, ch 1) 12(13-13-14) times, dc in 2nd ch of turning ch.  Turn.

Row 2:  Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1) skip ch-1 space, (dc in next dc, skip ch-1 space, ch 1) 12(13-13-14) times, dc in next 5(6-7-7) dc’s, * skip next ch-1 space, ch 1, dc in next dc) twice, skip next ch-1 space, ch 1*, dc in next 5(5-7-7) dc’s, rep between *’s once more, dc in next 5(6-7-7) dc’s, skip next ch-1 space, ch 1, (dc in next dc, skip next ch-1 space, ch 1) 12(13-13-14) times, dc in 2nd ch of turning ch. Fasten off.

 

Front

Work same as back until Row 2 of Top Pat has been completed.  Fasten off.  Turn.

Shape Armholes:  Skip 6(7-7-8) ch-1 spaces.  Join yarn in next dc, ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1), skip next ch-1 space, dc in next dc, continue as for Row 2  to last 6(7-7-8) ch-1 spaces.  Turn.  Work in pat as established for 1 more row.  Turn.

Right Strap:  Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1), skip next ch-1 space, (dc in next dc, skip next next ch-1 space, ch 1) 6 times, dc in last dc.

Work even in pat as established until strap measures 13(13-14-15)” or desired length.  Fasten off.

Left Strap:  Join yarn in 8th dc in from left edge and work to correspond to right strap.

 

Finishing

Sew side seams.  Top edging: Join yarn and sc across top edge, from strap to strap, working 1 sc in each dc and ch-1.  Repeat across front neck edge.

Try on garment and position straps, adjusting length if necessary.  Pin edges of straps to back then sew in place.