Beaded knit summer top by Kendall Ross

Beaded knit summer top

July 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
500 - 900 yards (457 - 823 m)
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The perfect summer top!


This is an extremely beginner friendly pattern. The pattern is written for sizes XS-5X. Each size has color coordinated instructions along with photo instructions within the pattern. Videos to tutorials are hyperlinked throughout the pattern. (A size chart is included in the photos)

This top is sized to be worn slightly cropped with a boxy/oversized fit. It is knit flat and then seamed together. A crochet hook is used to add the front ties.

The pattern includes instructions for how to choose beads, create beaded designs, and add beads to your top as you knit.


X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)

For crop top:
-Approx. 500 (550, 600, 650, 700, 750, 800, 850, 900) yards worsted (aran) weight cotton yarn

For optional beading:
-small crochet hook

-Size US 10.5 (6.5mm) needles (straight or circular will work based on preference)
-size G (4.00 mm) crochet hook (for ties)
-Tapestry needle

(This top has been pattern tested. Look at the hashtag #IDKNITTHATSUMMERTOP on Instagram and follow @Id.Knit.That to see more images of this design)