A crochet mesh tank top is a stylish and lightweight garment perfect for warm weather. It features an openwork design created by a combination of chains and double crochet stitches, allowing for breathability and a chic appearance. The mesh pattern gives the tank top a modern and versatile look that can be dressed up or down for various occasions. It’s a great addition to your summer wardrobe, offering both comfort and fashion.
- Worsted weight cotton yarn (color of your choice)
- Crochet hook appropriate for the yarn size
- Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Size: This pattern is written for a size medium. Adjustments can be made to increase or decrease the size.
Note: This pattern uses US crochet terminology.
Front and Back Panels (make 2):
Row 1: Chain 76.
Row 2: In the 4th chain from the hook, work 1 double crochet (dc). Chain 1, skip 1 chain, 1 dc in next chain. Repeat – across until 2 chains remain. Chain 1, skip 1 chain, 1 dc in the last chain. Turn.
Row 3: Chain 3 (counts as 1 dc here and throughout), 1 dc in the chain-1 space of the previous row, chain 1. Repeat – across until the last dc of the previous row. Work 1 dc in the space before the turning chain. Turn.
Repeat Row 3: Continue repeating Row 3 until your piece measures your desired length (e.g., around 18 inches from the starting edge).
Row 1 (Right Shoulder): Chain 3, work 1 dc in the next 5 stitches. Chain 30 (this forms the right shoulder strap). Skip the remaining stitches. Turn.
Row 1 (Left Shoulder): Attach yarn at the opposite end of the foundation chain, chain 3, work 1 dc in the next 5 stitches. Chain 30 (this forms the left shoulder strap). Skip the remaining stitches. Turn.
Row 2 (Both Shoulders): Work 1 dc in each stitch and chain across the shoulder strap. Fasten off.
- Place the two panels together with the right sides facing each other.
- Seam the sides using a slip stitch, leaving enough room for armholes.
- Weave in all loose ends.
Your crochet mesh tank top is now complete! You can customize it by choosing different yarn colors or adding embellishments like buttons or tassels. Enjoy your stylish and breathable summer garment!
Remember, this is a basic pattern, and you can modify it to suit your preferences and sizing needs. Happy crocheting!