Summer is the perfect time to experiment with new crochet patterns for crop and halter tops. With so many options available, it can be hard to know where to start.
That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best free crochet patterns for crop, halter and tank tops.
Each of these 40 crop top patterns is unique. Patterns feature a mix of boho and contemporary styles that are perfect for any age or body shape. From simple tanks to intricate designs, there’s something for everyone on this list.
One thing to keep in mind when choosing a pattern is the type of yarn you’ll be using. Cotton yarn is a popular choice for summer tops, as it’s breathable and lightweight. You’ll also want to consider the number of skeins of yarn required, as some patterns may require more than others.
Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced crocheter, there’s an easy crochet top pattern on this list for you. Many of the patterns feature simple crochet stitches like double crochet, making them a great choice for those just starting out.
And don’t forget about the versatility of these patterns! Many of the designs can be modified to create different styles of crop tops and tanks.
In conclusion, the best free crochet patterns for crop and halter tops are those that combine style and simplicity. With the right yarn and pattern, you can create a unique and comfortable summer top. This summer, add a crochet crop top or halter top to your wardrobe. Whether you’re relaxing on the beach or going to a festival, you’ll be sure to look fashionable.
How to wear a crochet halter top?
A summer crochet halter top goes well with almost everything, especially with jeans and denim skirts. It also matches thin summer pants or 3/4 pans. Below you will get more then 40 inspirational ideas on how to wear your top with the rest of your garment.
How to make a crochet halter top pattern?
Choose your favorite pattern from the over 30 free crochet halter top patterns or free video tutorials. Purchase a soft yarn and a matching crochet hook, gather all supplies listed below and begin your crochet project right away.
Supplies Needed To Crochet a Halter Top
- yarn – a halter top is a summer shirt, so natural materials will be the most comfortable to wear. A cotton yarn is lightweight and breathable, so it will definitely be a perfect fit for your crochet summer halter top. If you already have an acrylic or mixed acrylic/cotton yarn or looking for an affordable option, a medium-weight acrylic yarn is also a good choice.
- crochet hook – follow the size recommendation on your yarn label
- yarn needle (tapestry needle) to finish yarn ends or sew parts together
- measuring tape
- stich markers
Here are the 40 Best Halter Tops Free Crochet Patterns:
1. Pineapple Lace Top
So, our halter tops start with the Pineapple Lace summer halter neck top by Melissa Bjerregaard. After all, the pineapple stitch is such a wonderful, versatile technique. Moreover, you can make the bra section custom-sized, to match your body. You can also easily customize length of your top by adding more “pineapple” rows.
2. The Sophia Top
3. Skylar Ribbed Top
4. Little Grace Top
5. Leila Tie Strap Crop Top
6. Curvy Lady’s Favourite Top
7. Boho Tank Top
Next, in your quest why not explore a top in a funky crochet halter top style with fringes. Indisputably, this is especially meant for boho lovers. While the designer calls for Caron Simply Soft, other worsted weight yarns can be used as well.
8. Hepatica Granny Top
9. Mediterranean Love Top
10. Top ‘Diamond’
11. Sidney Top
12. Bea Top
13. Granny Square Top
14. Kismet Halter Top
15. Vneck Ribbed Top
16. Summer Festival Top
This beautiful top with fitted, low cut cups will be perfect not only for summer festivals. The body part is nicely finished and you can easily adjust the length to your body.
17. Lex Crochet Crop Top Pattern Free
While not all crochet tops are crochet sweaters, they do share same of the same characteristics. The structure, the texture and techniques are all applicable. For example, this wonderful top is definitely a summer item, but thas that wonderful sweater-like quality. I simply love it!
18. Peek A Boo Halter Top
19. The Amelia Halter Top
On the other hand, if you want something a little more covering, why not go with the Amelia top?
20. Tulip Square Crop Top
Classic, fun, yet still a little saucy and playful; what other words best describe this super light and easy top?
21. Isla Fuego Festival Top
Here is a beautiful, lively top inspired by tropical islands. I love the combination of the dense, low-cut cups and lacy body part.
22. Kotikva Crop Top
On the other hand, a low-cut neckline isn’t what you always want, right? So, here is one that’s light and airy, but still high under the neck. It gives it a certain elegance, don’t you think?
23. Mandarina Top
Here is another one that has the high neck line, but a very bare shoulder look. Although the top has a lace V line, it still has a solid front. Wonderful!
24. Simple Crop Top
What can I say? This top is simplicity itself, but nevertheless it achieves a certain elegant beauty. Maybe it’s the simplicity and lack of pretense?
25. Summer Halter Crop Top
While on the topic of simple, you can add playful and “beachy”. What you get is an easy to make and fun to wear crop-top for summer fun.
26. Woodstok Weekend
Here is a top right out of the age of flower children. It combines the most classic of timeless designs, the granny square. It then turns it into a modern yet retro and fun top. Yes!
30. Maya Striped Tank Top
Among our free patterns, here we have a crochet tank top. You’ll note that these tops aren’t only for the beach or poolside. You can see that they also accessorize with a beautiful and elegant white blouse or shirt. It’s great for everyday wear, and who knows, maybe we can start a crochet business trend?
31. Easy Crochet Bralette
Finally, come back to a lighter summer note. Here is a bralette that will be a great project for everyone who has a little crochet ambition.
32. Butterfly Crochet Top
Our next pattern is a top in a form of a butterfly. Definitely a great project for everyone who what to stand out!
33. Crochet Butterfly Top
This top is recommended for you, if you feel confident with a written pattern. A link to the pattern is below photos.
35. Crochet Butterfly Crop Top
Finally, we have easy crochet butterfly Crop Top. A tutorial for this top you will find on youtube. Although tutorial is in Spanish, there are an English subtitles available.
36. Basic Crochet Top
Now, something for all of us who love simplicity. A basic crochet top will be a great choice to make for a beginner or if you want to make a few tops in a short amount of time.
37. Granny Square Halter
The Granny Square halter top is the next best project for beginners, as it is very easy to make. Vivid, eye-cathing colors which go along with granny stitch are having their come back from the ’70s.
38. Primrose High Neck Halter
Halter tops are great, but sometimes you want to fill them in a bit. The Primrose high neck halter fills in the top above the cups, but is still fun and revealing.
39. Striped Halter Top
Striped halter tops are very popular as they are easy to make and are also very adjustable. You can choose your perfect fit and look simply by adjusting the strap. It will also give you a chance to adjust it to get a more equal tan.
40. Casual Crochet Top
We will end with a simple black crochet top, which will be great with jeans or shorts. Combined with a summer shirt, it will also be a fashionable underlayer.
What kind of yarn to choose for crochet halter tops?
As for most summer crochet garments, the yarn you choose should be lightweight and breathable. Any natural yarns will be the best! Choose cotton, linen, bamboo, or blends. These kinds of yarn have yet another advantage, namely – you can wash them in washing machine!
Are crochet halter tops easy enough for beginners?
Yes they are! Of course, each pattern features different design elements, but most of them are mainly made with basic stitches. If you’re familiar with them, you will be able to start your first crochet top.
How to choose the right color for halter tops?
First of all, see if you’re going to use one color or more. If there are two or more required, choose the colors that will either complement or stay in contrast with each other. Consider the colors you like to wear and the rest of your wardrobe. Make it in a hue that will go nicely with whatever you already have.