Breeze Top

Crochet
April 2018
Thread ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in double crochet
3.5 mm (E)
Small/Medium - Large/Extra Large - 2XL - 3XL
US
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BREEZE TOP

Light and airy summer top. All straight, no shaping.
The wide stripes in different colors, are a great way to use up scrap yarn and left-overs.

See the tester’s Breeze Top in the project gallery.

Pattern info:
• The top is worked in panels with 3 rows treble crochet each.
• Every panel is framed by double crochet in a contrast color.
• The panels are joined as you go by dc/Fdc loops (foundation double crochet).
Easy to adjust the length; add or remove panels.

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
TERMINOLOGY: US Crochet terms

PDF pattern:
9 pages.
Written instructions, detail photos, tutorials, video links, and stitch-diagram for the pattern.

SIZES: S /M - L/XL - 2XL - 3XL

Finished measures for the width:
Small/Medium: Across: 48 cm/19’’. Around: 96 cm/38’’
Large/XL: Across: 56 cm/22’’. Around: 112 cm/44’’
2X Large: Across: 64 cm/25’’. Around: 128 cm/50’’
3X Large: Across: 72 cm/28 1/4’. Around: 144 cm/56.5’’

Positive ease: From 2-4’’ (5-10 cm).
Finished length: 7 panels, as on the sample top: 25’’ (63 cm).

YARN:

Fingering/1/3 Ply/Wpi: 21.

My yarn: MAFIL, Cablè 3 (Italian brand), crochet thread size 3, 100 % mercerized cotton.
Ball: 50 g (1.8 oz), 140 m (153 yd).

Any brand for crochet thread size 3 will do fine.
E.g: Crochet thread #3 (YarnArt).
Also Aunt Lydia’s (Coats), or Petra (DMC).
Available in US at Joann, Knitting Warehouse, Red Heart, Michael’s.

• If you cannot find crochet thread # 3, look for fingering cotton, close to 140 meter (153 yd) on 50 g/1.8 oz.*
• Great site for Yarn Substitution: https://yarnsub.com/
• Learn how to determine yarn weight by WPI (Wraps per Inch):
https://www.mybluprint.com/article/mystery-stashyarns-
determining-yarn-weights

TOTAL AMOUNT for 7 panels (sample). Amount in yds is approx:

S/M: 250 g (8.8 oz) - 765 yds/ 109 yds pr panel.
L/XL: 300 g (10.6 oz)- 920 yds/ 130 yds pr panel.
XXL: 350 g (12.4 oz)- 1070 yds/ 153 yds pr panel.
XXXL: 400 g ( 14 oz)- 1225 yds/ 175 yds pr panel.

If you need to buy yarn:
One color for each panel: 1 ball 50 g (1.8 oz) pr. panel, plus 2 balls for edging of the panels and the armholes.
The 2XL and 3 XL will need 2 balls of each panel color.

CROCHET HOOK:
D/3 or E/4 (3.25 - 3.5 mm), or any hook size to obtain the given
gauge: 20 dc = 10 cm /4’’.

SUPPORT
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