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Free Children’s Crochet Top Pattern- Primrose Blouse

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Girl wearing a crochet top called the Primrose Blouse.

The Children’s Primrose Blouse is the perfect little crochet top for any occasion! Make Mommy and Me matching blouses with a pattern for both the children’s crochet top and the adult’s sizes!

Pattern Details

The Children’s Primrose Blouse crochet top is a beautiful spring blouse featuring the primrose crochet stitch.

It has a baby doll tee style look to it. This blouse is worked from the top down with sleeves added at the end.

Two girls wearing different variations of a crochet top, called the Primrose Blouse.

The Primrose Blouse is made using worsted weight (#4) yarn. I recommend using something like Caron Simply Soft or WeCrochet Brava Worsted.

This crochet pattern is rated intermediate in pattern difficulty. You will be using a variety of stitches, including the herringbone double crochet stitch.

The pattern comes with written instructions for children’s sizes 2/3 through 10/12.

Close up of a children's crochet top, called the Primrose Blouse.

Children’s Primrose Blouse Crochet Pattern

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Materials

Light worsted weight yarn (Caron Simply Soft was used in photo)

H (5.0mm) crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge

K (6.5mm) crochet hook or three sizes up from hook used to obtain gauge

Measuring tape

Needle for weaving in ends

Difficulty

Intermediate

Gauge

15fsc= 4” with H hook

13 herrdc + 9 rows= 4.25” with H hook

Sizing

2/3- 20-21” Chest

4/5- 22-23” Chest

6/8- 24-25” Chest

10/12- 26-28” Chest

Stitches Needed

Fsc- chainless foundation single crochet

Herrdc- herringbone double crochet- yarn over, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull through stitch and one loop, yarn over, pull through one loop, yarn over, pull through both loops.

Sc- single crochet

dc- double crochet

ch- chain

Pattern Notes

Beginning chain does not count as first stitch unless otherwise stated.

Sizing is approximate. It is best to try on as you go. If bottom stitching is too tight around the waist and hips, continue to go up a hook size until you get a comfortable fit. 

2/3

Round 1: work 56 fsc, join to 1st stitch. (56)

Round 2: Ch 2, herrdc in 1st 5, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 11,  {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next,  herrdc in next 20, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 11, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in last 5, join to 1st stitch. (60)

Round 3: Ch 2, herrdc in each stitch around, join to 1st stitch. (60) 

Round 4: Repeat round 3.

Round 5: Ch 2, herrdc in 1st 6, ch 13, skip 13, herrdc in next 22, ch 13, skip  13, herrdc in last 6, join to 1st stitch. (60)

Round 6: Ch 2, herrdc in each stitch around, join to 1st stitch. (60)

Rounds 7-9: Repeat round 6

Move to K hook.

Round 10: Ch 1, sc in each stich around, join to 1st stitch. (60)

Round 11: Repeat round 10

Round 12: Ch 1, 2 sc in 1st stitch, 1 sc in next 6, *2 sc in next, 1 sc in next 6*, repeat around, join to 1st stitch. (68)

Round 13: Ch 1, sc in 1st stitch, {sc, ch 2, sc} in next stitch, skip 2 stitches, *{sc, ch 2, sc} in next, skip 2 stitches*, repeat around, sc in last stitch, join to 1st stitch. (22 sc groups)

Round 14: Ch 1, sc in 1st stitch* 3dc in ch 2 space*, repeat around, sc in last stitch, join to 1st stitch.(22 dc groups)

Round 15: Ch 1, sc in 1st stitch, *{sc, ch 2, sc} in 2nd dc of 3dc group, repeat around, join to 1st stitch. (22 sc groups)

Repeat rounds 14 and 15 until garment is approximately 11” from top of shoulder to bottom or until desired length. Make sure to end on Round 15. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

4/5

Round 1: work 60 fsc, join to 1st stitch. (60)

Round 2: Ch 2, herrdc in 1st 7, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 11, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 20, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 11, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in last 7, join to 1st stitch. (64)

Round 3: Ch 2, herrdc in each stitch around, join to 1st stitch. (60) 

Round 4-5: Repeat round 3.

Round 6: Ch 2, herrdc in 1st 8, ch 13, skip 13, herrdc in next 22, ch 13, skip  13, herrdc in last 8, join to 1st stitch. (64)

Round 7: Ch 2, herrdc in each stitch around, join to 1st stitch. (64)

Rounds 8-13: Repeat round 6

Move to K hook.

Round 14: Ch 1, sc in each stich around, join to 1st stitch. (64)

Rounds 15-16: repeat round 13

Round 17: Ch 1, 2sc in 1st stitch, sc in next 7, * 2 sc in next, sc in next 7*, repeat around, join to 1st stitch. (72)

Round 18: Ch 1, {sc, ch 2, sc} in 1st stitch, skip 2 stitches, *{sc, ch 2, sc} in next, skip 2 stitches*, repeat around, join to beginning chain 1. (24 sc groups)

Round 19: Ch 1, * 3dc in ch 2 space*, repeat around, join to beginning chain 1 stitch. (24 dc groups)

Round 20: Ch 1, *{sc, ch 2, sc} in 2nd dc of 3dc group, repeat around, join to beginning chain 1 stitch. (24 sc groups)

Repeat rounds 19 and 20 until garment is approximately 12” from top of shoulder to bottom or until desired length. Make sure to end on Round 19. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

6/8

Round 1: work 64 fsc, join to 1st stitch. (64)

Round 2: Ch 2, herrdc in 1st 8, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 11, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 22, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 11, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in last 8, join to 1st stitch. (68)

Round 3: Ch 2, herrdc in each stitch around, join to 1st stitch. (68) 

Round 4-5: Repeat round 3.

Round 6: Ch 2, herrdc in 1st 8, ch 15, skip 15, herrdc in next 22, ch 15, skip  15, herrdc in last 8, join to 1st stitch. (68)

Round 7: Ch 2, herrdc in each stitch around, join to 1st stitch. (68)

Rounds 8-14: Repeat round 6.

Move to K hook.

Round 15: Ch 1, sc in each stich around, join to 1st stitch. (68)

Rounds 16-17: Repeat round 14.

Round 18: Ch 1, 2 sc in 1st stitch, sc in next 7, *2 sc in next, sc in next 7*, repeat around, sc in last 5, join to 1st stitch. (77)

Round 19: Ch 1, sc in first, {sc, ch 2, sc} in 1st stitch, skip 2 stitches, *{sc, ch 2 , sc} in next, skip 2 stitches*, repeat around, sc in last stitch, join to 1st stitch.  (25 sc groups)

Round 20: Ch 1, sc in first,* 3dc in ch 2 space*, repeat around, sc in last stitch, join to 1st stitch. (25 dc groups)

Round 21: Ch 1, sc in first, *{sc, ch 2, sc} in 2nd dc of 3dc group, repeat around, sc in last stitch, join to 1st stitch. (25 sc groups)

Repeat rounds 20 and 21 until garment is approximately 14” from top of shoulder to bottom or until desired length. Make sure to end on Round 20. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

10/12

Round 1: work 68 fsc, join to 1st stitch. (68)

Round 2: Ch 2, herrdc in 1st 7, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 13, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 24, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in next 13, {herrdc, ch 1, herrdc} in next, herrdc in last 7, join to 1st stitch. (72)

Round 3: Ch 2, herrdc in each stitch around, join to 1st stitch. (72) 

Round 4-6: Repeat round 3.

Round 7: Ch 2, herrdc in 1st 8, ch 17, skip 17, herrdc in next 22, ch 17, skip  17, herrdc in last 8, join to 1st stitch. (72)

Round 8: Ch 2, herrdc in each stitch around, join to 1st stitch. (72)

Rounds 9-17: Repeat round 8.

Move to K hook.

Round 18: Ch 1, sc in each stich around, join to 1st stitch. (72)

Rounds 19-20: Repeat round 18

Round 21: Ch 1, 2 sc in 1st stitch, sc in next 8, *2 sc in next, sc in next 8*, repeat around, join to 1st stitch. (80)

Round 22: Ch 1, sc in 1st stitch, {sc, ch 2, sc} in next stitch, skip 2 stitches, *{sc, ch 2, sc} in next, skip 2 stitches*, repeat around, sc in last stitch, join to 1st stitch. (26 sc groups)

Round 23: Ch 1, sc in 1st stitch, 3dc in ch 2 space*, repeat around, sc in last stitch, join to 1st stitch. (26 dc groups)

Round 24: Ch 1, sc in 1st stitch, *{sc, ch 2, sc} in 2nd dc of 3dc group, repeat around, sc in last stitch,  join to first stitch. (26 sc groups)

Repeat rounds 23 and 24 until garment is approximately 14” from top of shoulder to bottom or until desired length. Make sure to end on Round 24. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Sleeves

Round 1:  join yarn to bottom side of sleeve opening, ch 1, sc around evenly, ending with a multiple of 3.

Round 2: ch 1, {sc, ch 2, sc} in next stitch, skip 2 stitches, *{sc, ch 2, sc} in next, skip 2 stitches*, repeat around, join to beginning chain 1.

Round 3: Ch 1,* 3dc in ch 2 space*, repeat around, join to beginning chain 1 stitch.

Round 4: Ch 1, *{sc, ch 2, sc} in 2nd dc of 3dc group*, repeat around, join to beginning chain 1 stitch.

Repeat rounds 3 and 4 two more times, ending with Round 4. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

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