ABOUT THIS TOP CROCHET KIT
Ooh the front! Aah the back! You experienced crochet folk will love this summer top. Strappy, scalloped edged, and with a sexy open back – or wear it with a t-shirt underneath.
Size & Fit
Size 1 - 6
Time to make
Once you've completed this kit you'll master
Foundation chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, slip stitch, chain stitch, single crochet decrease, arcade stitch and joining pieces with slip stitch.
Please note - this pattern has been written using US crochet terminology.
2 - 5 balls of Billie Jean Yarn (depending on size)
1 x When Doves Crochet Top pattern
1 x 5mm crochet hook
1 x sewing needle
This kit is knitted with Billie Jean Yarn, our up-cycled yarn made of pre-consumer denim waste.
135 metres/ 148 yards per 100 gram ball. WPI 11/ DK
Our Billie Jean Yarn is now officially certified by the Vegan Society, meaning it's free-from animal ingredients and has not been tested on animals.
HOW TO WASH
Hand wash cold to last longer. Do not use bleach, dry flat. Billie Jean Yarn is upcycled denim yarn and will perform as most blue jeans, which have the possibility to fade a bit during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.
Something you should know
This top is worked in stages. First, the top is made from the waistband down. Then the cups are made and attached to the waistband. Finally the straps are worked onto the top.
Hand wash only in cold or lukewarm water - do not exceed 30 degrees / Use a delicates hand wash detergent / Give your knits a gentle squeeze and leave in the water for a few minutes / Once done, roll in a clean towel to remove excess water and then dry flat.
Note: as this product is upcycled denim it will perform as most blue jeans and there is possibility it will fade during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.
4.5 stitches per 2.5 cm /1”
135 metres ( 148 yards) per 100-gram ball. Wpi 11 / DK
Suggested Knitting Needle Size
US 8 / 5mm