Bernat® Bamboo Natural Tank Top
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Bernat® Bamboo Natural Tank Top


Stay cool this summer in a Bernat® Bamboo Natural Blends tank top. This top offers a sleeveless design with a V neck which keeps it easy to make. The pattern is available in a variety of sizes so you can find the perfect fit!
Designed by Bernat® Design Team
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bernat® Bamboo #92011 Wicker (60g/2.1oz):
  • Sizes/# of balls:
    XS/S: 6 balls
    M: 7 balls
    L: 8 balls
    XL: 9 balls
    2/3XL: 11 balls
    4/5XL: 12 balls
  • Crochet Hook: size 8mm (U.S. L or 11) or size needed to obtain gauge
 

Project Instructions

Sizes

To fit bust measurement:

Extra-Small/Small    
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Medium    
36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
Large    
40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra-Large    
44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large    
48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large    
56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]

Finished bust:


Extra-Small/Small    
35 ins [89 cm]
Medium    
39 ins [99 cm]
Large    
44 ins [112 cm]
Extra-Large    
47 ins [119.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large    
56 ins [142 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large    
63 ins [160 cm]

Gauge

10 dc and 5 rows = 4-inches [10 cm].

Note

These instructions are written for the smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus [ ]. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to your size.

BACK & FRONT

(make alike)
Body: Ch 43.

 

Row 1: (RS). 1 tr in 11th ch from hook (counts as 1 tr, 3 ch and 1 tr). (Ch 3. Miss next 3 ch. 1 tr in next ch) 3 times. (Ch 3. Miss next 3 ch. 1 dc in next ch) 5 times. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. Ch 3. (Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next st. Ch 3) 8 times. Miss next 3 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 7 (counts as tr and ch 3). (1 tr in next sc. Ch 3. Miss next 3 ch) 4 times. (1 dc in next sc. Ch 3. Miss next 3 ch) 4 times. 1 dc in last sc. Turn. Rep last 2 rows 12 [14-16-17-21-24] times more. Do not turn at end of last row.

Bodice: Turn work sideways and proceed as follows:

Row 1: (RS). Ch 3 (counts as dc). *2 dc around post of next dc. Ch 1. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc around post of last dc. 1 dc in first ch of foundation ch. Turn. 43 [49-55-58-70-79] sts.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc and ch-1 sp across. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Ch 1. Miss next dc.

Rep from * to last 3 dc. 1 dc in each of last 3 dc. Turn.

Row 4: As 2nd row.

Row 5: Ch 1. 1 sc in each dc across. Turn.

Row 6: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each sc across.

Rep 5th and 6th rows of pat 3 (3-4-4-5-5) times more. Fasten off.

Shape Armholes

Row 1: (RS). Miss first 4 [4-5-6-10-13] dc. Join yarn with sl st to next dc. Ch 1. Draw up a loop in each of first 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook - Sc2tog made. 1 sc in each dc to last 6 [6-7-8-12-15] dc. Sc2tog over next 2 dc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 33 [39-43-44-48-51] sts.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc). (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook - Dc2tog made. 1 dc in each st to last 3 sts. Dc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 dc in last st. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.

Sizes M, L, XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Rep last 2 rows [1-1-1-2-2] time(s) more. [33-37-38-40-43] sts.

All sizes: Work 5 [3-5-5-5-5] rows even in pat.

Shape Neck

Row 1: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 7 [7-8-9-10-11] dc. Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Turn (neck edge). Leave rem sts unworked.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Dc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 dc in each sc to end of row.

Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.

Row 4: As 2nd row. 5 [5-6-7-8-9] sts.

Cont even in pat until armhole measures 7½-inches [8-8½-8½-8½-9] or 19cm [20.5-21.5-21.5-21.5-23]. Fasten off.

With RS of work facing, miss center 11 [15-17-16-16-17] sts. Join yarn with sl st to next st. Ch 1. Sc2tog over this st and next st. 1 sc in each st to end of row.

Turn. 8 [8-9-10-11-12] sts.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each st to last 3 sts. Dc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 dc in last st. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.

Row 4: As 2nd row. 5 [5-6-7-8-9] sts.

Cont even in pat until armhole measures 7½-inches [8-8½-8½-8½-9] or 19cm [20.5-21.5-21.5-21.5-23]. Fasten off.

Finishing

Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.

Neck Edging: Sew shoulder seams.

With RS of work facing, join yarn with sl st at left shoulder seam. Ch 1. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around neck edge. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Armhole Edging: Sew side seams.

With RS of work facing, Join yarn with sl st at side seam. Ch 1. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around armhole edge. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS

ch = Chain
dc = Double crochet
rem = Remaining
RS = Right side
sc = Single crochet
sl st = Slip stitch
st(s) = Stitch(es)
tog = Together
tr = Treble crochet

 

Tips

Make in a variety of colors to match all of your shorts and skirts.