Tranquil Waves Crop Top by Sarah LarRieu

Tranquil Waves Crop Top

Crochet
September 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
in EHDC
4.0 mm (G)
850 - 1260 yards (777 - 1152 m)
S-5XL
US
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The Tranquil Waves Crop Top is a fun advance beginner crocheted top.
It’s a raglan top, seamless, and worked in the round.

It’s written for sizes S-5XL.
There are points in the pattern where you can lengthen the top for a full length version.
This top has a positive ease of 2-4 inches added to the bust sizes listed below.

Can be worn with jeans, a high waisted skirt, or over a collared shirt for a business look.

This pattern has been tested and tech edited.

This pattern uses Yarn Bee soft and sleek but it is definitely more of a sport weight. You can use any yarn that you obtain gauge with.

Materials:
• Sport/DK weight (the yarn I used says it’s a DK but it is more of a sport weight)
o MC: Yarn Bee Soft & Sleek DK in color way Pumpkin Paradise
 Skeins needed 2, 2, 2, 2, (3, 3, 3, 4)
o CC: Yarn Bee Soft & Sleek DK in color way Aquamarine
 Skeins needed 1, 1, 1, 1, (1, 1, 1, 1)
• Size 4 mm hook or hook needed to obtain gauge
• 4 Stitch markers
• Scissors
• Yarn needle
• Measuring tape
• Blocking mat
• T-pins

Abbreviations:
• FSC – Foundation Single Crochet
• EHDC – Extended Half Double Crochet – yarn over, pull up 1 loop, yarn over pull through 1 loop, yarn over pull through 3 loops on hook.
• HDC – Half Double Crochet
• DC – Double Crochet
• SC – Single Crochet
• DC3TOG – Double Crochet 3 Together - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhXzx474KP4
• CRDC – Cross Double Crochet – skip 1 ST, DC in next ST, DC in skipped ST - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwgRhe1qEro
• ST(S) – Stitch(es)
• SL ST – Slip Stitch
• M(S) – Marker(s)
• MC – Main Color
• CC – Contrasting Color
• RND – Round
• WS – Wrong Side
• RS – Right Side

Gauge:
Swatch is unblocked.
Using the 4 mm hook, 20 EHDC STS by 13 Rows = 4-inch by 4-inch square.

Yardage Color 1:
S-730 yards, M-778 yards, L-816 yards, XL-856 yards, 2XL-894 yards, 3XL-922 yards, 4XL-965 yards, 5XL-1005 yards.
Yardage Color 2:
S-120 yards, M-142 yards, L-160 yards, XL-185 yards, 2XL-200 yards, 3XL-225 yards, 4XL-240 yards, 5XL-255 yards.

For Bust Sizes in inches:
S 32-34 , M 36-38, L 40-42, XL 44-46, 2XL 48-50, 3XL 52-54, 4XL 56-58, 5XL 60-62

Finished bust in inches:
S-36, M-40, L-44, XL-48, 2XL-52, 3XL-56, 4XL-60, 5XL-64.

If you have any questions or need help you can email me. My email address is included in the pattern.