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Cluster top crochet pattern

Top crochet pattern



Yarn

Premier Wool Free Sock Yarn (1.75 oz/235 yds) (1): 5-7 skeins #4205 Oasis Stripe

Yarn Alternatives

We also recommend Loops & Threads Woolike, YarnArt Cotton Soft, and Bernat Sox.

Materials

US Size H/8 (5.0mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, measuring, scissors

Sizes

Women's XS (S, M, L, XL)

Measurements

Bust: 28 (32, 36, 40, 44)"

Length: 21.5 (22.25, 23, 23.75, 24.5)"

Gauge: 20 dc = 4", 9 rows = 3.25"

Special Stitch

4-dc cluster (4 double crochet cluster) = [yo and insert hook in st, yo and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops] 4 times in same st, yo and pull through all loops on hook.

Notes

1. Beginning ch counts as 1st st.

2. Top is designed with positive ease.

3. Instructions are written for size XS with adjustments for larger sizes in parentheses

Instructions:

Panel (make 2)

Ch 73 (82, 94, 100, 112).

Row 1 (RS): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across, turn — 71 (80, 92, 98, 110) dc.

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in next 2, ch 2, skip 2, [4-dc cluster in next, ch 2, skip 2] 21 (24, 28, 30, 34) times, dc in last 3, turn— 21 (24, 28, 30, 34) clusters, 6 dc.

Row 3: Ch 2, dc in each st across, turn - 71 (80, 92, 98, 110) dc.

Rows 4 - 57 (59, 61, 63, 65): Repeat Rows 2-3.

Fasten off 1st Panel. Do not fasten off 2nd Panel.

Continue to Shoulder and Neck Opening.

Shoulder and Neck Opening

Lay Panels together with RS facing. Ch 1, sl st through both Panels for 18 (21, 26, 28, 34) sts, sl st through top Panel only for next 35 (38, 40, 42, 42) sts, sl st through both Panels for last 18 (21, 26, 28, 34) sts.

Fasten off.

Seaming Sides

From top shoulder, skip 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)", then attach yarn, sl st through both Panels in each st across. Repeat on 2nd side.

Finishing

Fasten off and weave in all ends.

Design by Alexandra Richards