Just Plain Fun Child's Top by Ann E. Smith

Just Plain Fun Child's Top

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Crochet
March 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet (US)
4.0 mm (G)
1890 - 2520 yards (1728 - 2304 m)
Girls 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 years
US

Kids apparel can be loads of fun to crochet. Ann E. Smith’s Just Plain Fun Child’s Top combines mini-granny squares with a sweet little-girl bodice that looks totally fun to wear. (Our model couldn’t stop twirling…) Make this darling little top and and show a little girl just how much fun crochet can be!

Skill level: Intermediate

SIZE
Girl’s 2 (4, 6, 8, 10)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Chest:
23 (25, 27 1/2, 29 1/2, 32)“/
58.5 (63.5, 70, 75, 81.5)cm

Length:
14 1/4 (18, 19 1/2, 23 1/4, 24 3/4)“/
36 (45.5, 49.5, 59, 63)cm

MATERIALS

Simply Soft
(170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
(A) 1 (2, 2, 3, 3) balls
(B) 1 ball
(C) 1 ball
(D) 1 ball
(E) 1 ball
(F) 1 ball
6 colors, 6-8 balls total

Some colors in original pattern have been discontinued.

US G-6 (4mm) hook

From the pattern:
The skirt is made from 8 (10, 10, 12, 12) strips of granny squares. Each strip consists of 4 (5, 5, 6, 6) granny squares. Each granny square is made using two colors, and is joined to previous granny squares using a “join as you go” technique.

Construction diagrams are provided.