Nautical Top

Home | Patons | Patterns | Nautical Top
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Pinterest Email this page Print this page

Nautical Top

Free Pattern
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Rate this pattern

A gradated stripe pattern gives this sleeveless top its far-reaching nautical theme. Shown in Patons Grace.

Sizes

XS
32 ins [81.5 cm]
34 ins [86.5 cm]
S
34 ins [86.5 cm]
36 ins [91.5 cm]
M
36 ins [91.5 cm]
38 ins [96.5 cm]
L
38 ins [96.5 cm]
40 ins [101.5 cm]
XL
40 ins [101.5 cm]
42 ins [106.5 cm]
Download Pattern
Help

Customize your kit

The materials for this project cost $2.99

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • XS
  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
To fit bust measurement
32 ins [81.5 cm]
Finished bust measurement
34 ins [86.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Grace | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast A

Grace | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast B

Grace | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
$2.99
The materials for this project cost $2.99

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Cluster of loops = yb. Insert right-hand needle knitwise into next st. Put 2 fingers of your left-hand behind right-hand needle and wind yarn 3 times around the point of the right-hand needle and your fingers in clockwise direction, ending with yarn on needle. Draw the loops through the st. Do not drop the original stitch off the left-hand needle. Remove fingers from loops. Place just made loops on right-hand needle back onto left-hand needle and knit them tog with the original stitch. Pull loops firmly through to the right side.

cont = continue(ity)

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

sc2(3)tog = draw up a loop in each of next 2(3) stitches. yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
XS 32 ins [81.5 cm]
S 34 ins [86.5 cm]
M 36 ins [91.5 cm]
L 38 ins [96.5 cm]
XL 40 ins [101.5 cm]
Finished bust measurement
XS 34 ins [86.5 cm]
S 36 ins [91.5 cm]
M 38 ins [96.5 cm]
L 40 ins [101.5 cm]
XL 42 ins [106.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Patons Grace
SizesXSSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
()
22233
Contrast A
()
33344
Contrast B
()
45556
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

24 sts and 23 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Stripe Pat
With MC, work 8 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With MC, work 6 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With MC, work 4 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With MC, work 2 rows.
With A, work 4 rows.
With MC, work 2 rows.
With A, work 6 rows.
With MC, work 2 rows.
With A, work 8 rows.
With B, work 2 rows.
With A, work 6 rows.
With B, work 2 rows.
With A, work 4 rows.
With B, work 2 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With B, work 4 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With B, work 6 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With B, work 8 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With B, work 8 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
These 100 rows form Stripe Pat.

FRONT
**With MC, ch 104 (110-116-122-128).
Foundation row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1.Miss next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Turn. 103 (109-115-121- 127) sts.
1st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch 1 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn. (First row of Stripe Pat is complete)
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
Last 2 rows form pat.
First 2 rows of Stripe Pat are completed.
Cont in pat, keeping cont of Stripe Pat until work from beg measures 2 ins [5 cm]. Place first set of markers at each end of last row.
Cont in Stripe Pat until work from beg measures 15 (15-16-16-16½) ins [38 (38-40.5- 40.5-42) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Note: When 100 rows of Stripe Pat are complete, cont in pat with B only.

Armhole shaping: 1st row: Sl st in each of first 5 sts. Ch 1. Pat to last 5 sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 93 (99-105-111-117) sts.
2nd row:Work even in pat.
3rd row: Ch 1. Draw up a loop in each of first 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – Sc2tog made. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.**
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 85 (91-97-103- 109) sts.
V-neck shaping: Next row: (RS). Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat across next 38 (41-44-47- 50) sts. Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 40 (43-46-49-52) sts.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to end of row. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to end of row. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 4 (5-3-1-1) times more. 24 (24- 33-42-39) sts.

Sizes S, M ,L and XL only:
Next row: (RS). Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Pat to end of row. Turn. Rep last 2 rows (1-3-5-3) time(s) more. (20-25-30- 31) sts.
All Sizes: Next row: (RS). Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Next row:Work even in pat. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 8 (3-7-9-9) times more. 15 (16- 17-20-21) sts.
Size S only:With B, work 6 rows even in pat.
All Sizes: Fasten off.
With RS of work facing, miss next st. Join appropriate color with sl st to next st. Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn. 38 (41-44-47-50) sts.
Next row: Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Turn.
Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 4 (5-3-1-1) time(s) more. 24 (24-33-42-39) sts.

Sizes S, M, L and XL only:
Next row: (RS). Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to end of row. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows (1-3-5-3) time(s) more. (20- 25-30-31) sts.
All Sizes: Next row: (RS). Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. Pat to end of row. Turn.
Next row:Work even in pat. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 8 (3-7-9-9) times more. 15 (16- 17-20-21) sts.
Size S only:With B, work 6 rows even in pat.
All Sizes: Fasten off.

BACK
Work from ** to ** as given for Front.
Rep last 2 rows 9 (12-12-12-12) times more. 73 (73-79-85-91) sts.
With B, cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Front to shoulders, ending with RS facing for next row. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams. Place second set of markers ¼ inch [1 cm] up along left and right sides of V-neck shaping from V.
COLLAR: With RS of work facing, join B at marked st of right side of V-neck shaping with sl st. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st.Work 30 (32-34-38-38) sc up right side of V-neck shaping. Pat across 43 (45-45-45-49) sts across back neck edge. Work 31 (33-35-39-39) sc down left side of V-neck shaping to marked st. Turn.
Proceed in pat as given for Front until Collar from beg measures 3 ins [7.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Fasten off.

Collar Edging:With RS of Collar facing, join B with sl st at 1st row of Collar. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 13 sc up left side of Collar. 3 sc in corner. 93 (98-102-110-112) sc across long edge of Collar. 3 sc in corner. 13 sc down right side of Collar. Join A. Turn.
Next row:With A, working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc to end of row, working 3 sc in corners. Join B. Turn.
Next row:With B, as 2nd row. Fasten off. Sew sides of Collar Edging to V-neck edge. Sew side seams above first set of markers.