Free Pattern Friday: Celia Tank Top

August 10, 2018 0 Comments

The Celia Tank Top

BEFORE YOUR START

Summer isn't over! Savor the sunshine in this awesome crochet tank top designed by Amber Miller | @DivineDebris. You'll breeze through this simple pattern featuring our cotton t-shirt yarn, which is super soft and completely machine washable.

PROJECT DETAILS:
Skill Level: Easy
Craft: Crochet
MATERIALS:
  • US 11.50 mm hook
  • Size #6/ super bulky weight yarn
    • Approx 12/ 14/ 17/ 20/ 24 oz
    • Approx 123/ 144/ 175/ 206/ 247 yds
  • Measuring tape
  • Yarn needle
ABBREVIATIONS:
  • Ch: chain
  • St: stitch
  • Slip st: slip stitch
  • Sc: single crochet
  • Hdc: half double crochet
  • Tr: treble crochet
NOTES:
  • This pattern is worked in 3 pieces: the Bust, the Back, and the Body pieces. The Bust and Back pieces are worked back and forth in rows, with a turn at the beginning/ end of the row. The Body piece is worked in the round, with a slip st into the first st of the row.

  • The ch-1does not count as a stitch. The ch-2 and ch-4do count as stitches, as noted in the pattern.

  • The sample is size small in the photos Cotton T-Shirt Yarn in Mermaid Swirl was used.

MEASUREMENTS & GAUGES:
(may vary by .5” - 1”)
XSmall Height - 14” Diameter - 14” Small Height - 16.25” Diameter - 16” Medium Height - 20.25” Diameter - 18” Large Height - 22.5” Diameter - 20” XLarge Height - 26.5” Diameter - 22”

Bust
Sizing as follows
Xs (Sm, Md, Lg, Xl)

Row 1:Ch 29 (31, 33, 35, 37), hdc into the 5th st from the hook (the skipped chs count as hdc + ch 1/ skipped st), *ch 1, skip the next st, hdc into the next st,* repeat from * to * 11 (12, 13, 14, 15) more times - 14 (15, 16, 17, 18) hdc, 13 (14, 15, 16, 17) ch-1 spaces
Rows 2 - 4 (5, 6, 7, 8):Ch 3 (counts as hdc + 1 here and throughout), turn, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc, *ch 1, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc,* repeat from * to * 11 (12, 13, 14, 15) more times - 14 (15, 16, 17, 18) hdc, 13 (14, 15, 16, 17) ch-1 spaces
Row 5 (6, 7, 8, 9):Ch 2, turn, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc, *ch 1, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc,* repeat from * to * 9 (10, 11, 12, 13) more times, ch 1, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the last st - 14 (15, 16, 17, 18) hdc, 11 (12, 13, 14, 15) ch-1 spaces
Row 6 (7, 8, 9, 10):Ch 3, turn, skip the next ch-1 and hdc, hdc into the next hdc, *ch 1, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc,* repeat from * to * 8 (9, 10, 11, 12) more times, ch 1, skip the next hdc and ch-1 space, hdc into the last st - 12 (13, 14, 15, 16) hdc, 11 (12, 13, 14, 15) ch-1 spaces
Row 7 - 8 (8 - 9, 9 - 11, 10 - 12, 11 - 14):Ch 3, turn, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc, *ch 1, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc,* repeat from * to * 9 (10, 11, 12, 13) more times - 12 (13, 14, 15, 16) hdc, 11 (12, 13, 14, 15) ch-1 spaces
Row 9 (10, 12, 13, 15):Ch 2, turn, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc, *ch 1, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc,* repeat from * to * 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) more times, ch 1, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the last st - 12 (13, 14, 15, 16) hdc, 9 (10, 11, 12, 13) ch-1 spaces
Last row of Bust section. Do not fasten off.
Your Bust piece should be about 6.5” (7.25”, 8.75”, 9.5”, 12”) in height.
Strap 1:Ch 20 (20, 30, 30, 40), fasten off leaving a long tail. This chain will be your first strap.

Back
Sizing as follows
Xs (Sm, Md, Lg, Xl)

Row 1:Create a slipknot on your hook and pull up a loop in the first st of row 9 (10, 12, 13, 15), 31 (31, 43, 43, 55), hdc into the 5th ch from the hook, (the skipped chs count as hdc + ch 1/ skipped st), *ch 1, skip the next st, hdc into the next st,* repeat from * to * 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) - 5 (5, 6, 6, 7) hdc, 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) ch-1 spaces
Note: the unworked chs are the second strap
Rows 2 - 9 (10, 12, 13, 15): Ch 3, (counts as hdc + 1 here and throughout), turn, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc, *ch 1, skip the next ch-1 space, hdc into the next hdc,* repeat from * to * 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) more times - 5 (5, 6, 6, 7) hdc, 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) ch-1 spaces
Last row of Back section. Do not fasten off.
Body
Sizing as follows
Xs (Sm, Md, Lg, Xl)

Round 1:From where you ended on the Back piece, ch 14 (15, 15, 16, 16), hdc into the back loop on the other side of row 1 of the Bust piece, *ch 1, skip the next loop, hdc into the next loop,* repeat from * to * 12 (13, 14, 15, 16) more times, ch 14 (15, 15, 16, 16) - 14 (15, 16, 17, 18) hdc, 13 (14, 15, 16, 17) ch-1 spaces, 2 ch 14 (15, 15, 16, 16) spaces
Note:you will be working into the ch 14 (15, 15, 16, 16) spaces as well as the hdc/ ch-1 spaces on the Bust and Back pieces for the next row.
Round 2 (5, 5, 6, 6):Ch 5 (counts as tr + ch 1 here and throughout), tr into the same st as join, *skip the next 3 sts, (tr, ch 1, tr) into the next st,* repeat from * to * 14 (15, 16, 17, 18) more times, skip the next 3 sts, slip st into the 4th ch from the bottom of the original chain 5 - 32 (34, 36, 38, 40) tr, 16 (17, 18, 19, 20) ch-1 spaces
Rounds 3 - 4 (3 - 5, 3 - 5, 3 -6, 3 - 6):Ch 5, tr into the same st as join, *skip the next ch-1 and tr, (tr, ch 1, tr) into the next st,* repeat from * to * 14 (15, 16, 17, 18) more times, skip the next ch-1 and tr, slip st into the 4th ch from the bottom of the original chain 5 - 32 (34, 36, 38, 40) tr, 16 (17, 18, 19, 20) ch-1 spaces
Round 5 (6, 6, 7, 7):Ch 5, tr into the same st as join, *skip the next ch-1 and tr, (tr, ch 1, tr) into the next st,* repeat from * to * 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) more times, skip the next ch-1 and tr, (tr, ch 1, tr twice, ch 1, tr) into the next st, *skip the next ch-1 and tr, (tr, ch 1, tr) into the next st,* repeat from * to * 5 (6, 5, 6, 5) more times, skip the next ch-1 and tr, (tr, ch 1, tr twice, ch 1, tr) into the next st, *skip the next ch-1 and tr, (tr, ch 1, tr) into the next st,* repeat from * to * 3 (3, 4, 4, 5) more times, slip st into the 4th ch from the bottom of the original chain 5 - 36 (38, 40, 42, 44) tr, 18 (19, 20, 21, 22) ch-1 spaces
Rounds 6 (7, 7 - 8, 8 - 9, 8 - 10):Ch 5, tr into the same st as join, *skip the next ch-1 and tr, (tr, ch 1, tr) into the next st,* repeat from * to * 16 (17, 18, 19, 20) more times, skip the next ch-1 and tr, slip st into the 4th ch from the bottom of the original chain 5 - 36 (38, 40, 42, 44) tr, 18 (19, 20, 21, 22) ch-1 spaces
Note:if you’d like to add more rows to your tank top and are happy with the dimensions, add more rows like Round 6 (7, 7, 8, 8). If you’d like it to get a little larger, add another increase row like Round 5 (6, 6, 7, 7).
Round 7 (8, 9, 10, 11):Ch 1, sc into the same st as join, ch 1, skip the next ch-1 space, *sc into the next st, ch 1, skip the next ch-1 space,* repeat from * to * 34 (36, 38, 40, 42) more times, slip st into the first st - 36 (38, 40, 42, 44) sc, 18 (19, 20, 21, 22) ch-1 spaces
Fasten off, weave in your ends. Be sure to attach your first strap to the back piece that’s not attached to the chain section.

Your body piece should be about 7.5” (9”, 11.5”, 13”, 14.5”) in height and about 14” (16”, 18”, 20”, 22”) in diameter when laid flat.