Create this cute crochet festival fringe top! Perfect for the sunny weather and so much fun to make!
The top is worked up by making two cups, joining them together, then adding fringe and strap details.
Directions are given for A/B, B/C and C/D cup sizes.
You will need a size 3.25 mm crochet hook and a medium weight cotton blend yarn.
Crochet Festival Fringe top
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– Cotton blend medium weight yarn (4), I used Lion Brand Ice Cream in “Rainbow” (47% cotton, 53% acrylic), about 3-3.5 oz, 200-225 yards needed (1 skein). I really enjoyed working with this yarn. The color changes happened naturally and lasted long enough to add nice color contrasts to the fringe.
– 3.25 mm crochet hook
– Tapestry Needle
sc- single crochet
dc- double crochet
sl st- slip stitch
Bra Cup (make 2):
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from the hk and each st across, 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in end st, dc in each st across back down the other side of the foundation chain (30).
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st across to ch 1 sp from previous row. 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in ch 1 sp, dc in each st across the row to end (34).
Repeat row 2:
- 4 more times for A/B cup (50)
- 6 more times for B/C cup (58)
- 8 more times for C/D cup (66)
Continue with border:
CH 3, turn, *sk next st, ch 1, dc in next* repeat from * to ch 1 sp from previous row, 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc in sp, ch 1, *dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st,* repeat from * to end (54, 62, 70).
Fasten off after you make the first cup and set aside. After you make the second, do not fasten off. Sl st into the inner corner of the other cup. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Pick up a st along the bottom corner of your top and sc evenly across the bottom. Ch 1, turn, sc back down the row. Ch 1, turn, sc back down the row one more time. When you reach the end continue to ch 90 (add more chains if you need to) Fasten off and trim end. Pick up a st on the other end of the top and ch the same amount on the other side. Fasten off and trim end. Weave in any remaining ends.
Pick up a st at the top of the cup where the ch 1 space is and ch 80. Fasten off and trim end. Repeat on the other side.
Cut 30″ strands of yarn and fold in half. Pull the middle point through a stitch the bottom of the top. Yarn over and pull through strands. Repeat in each st across. Trim to 10″ or desired length.