Crochet tank tops are the latest rage, and rightfully so. Not only are they fashionable, but easy to do. The freedom of being able to express yourself and also save money (while still looking fashionable) are just a few of the reasons that these sassy tops are catching on. While, for some, the process may feel like a challenge, rest assured that by learning basic crocheting skills, you will soon be able to sport one of these cute tops for yourself. Surprising enough, while some may think that they all look similar, there are many crochet tank top patterns that you can explore:
The Custom Tank Top: This is your full size tank top that can have a scoop or v-neck. The pattern uses the H-hook and is a process of 3 rows. Yarn weight is (3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches).
Long Crochet Tank: (length stretches to thigh and beyond) Perfect for going over a bathing suit or converting to a dress. For this style you will need a 3.5 mm crochet hook and a Light weight yarn ( 200 gr for the sample ).
Safron Fillet Top: A cute cropped top that uses crochet hook C/2 or 2.75 mm hook, H/8 or 5 mm hook with yarn weight: (2) Fine (23-26 stitches to 4 inches).
Mariah Top: Inspired by the golden voiced diva herself, this is a crocheted halter top perfect for the beach or a night out under the town either alone or beneath your favorite blazer. This uses crochet hook B/1 or 2.25 mm hook and yarn weight (1) Super Fine (27-32 stitches to 4 inches),
Classic Halter Top: The name says it all, be it sassy or classy- add this sexy top to your closet. For this style you will need crochet hook: H/8 or 5 mm hook and yarn weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches).
Fringed Top Tank: This tank is great for a more professional environment. For this you will need crochet hook F/5 or 3.75 mm hook and yarn weight (3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches).
As you can see, there are many looks to explore with these tops, and the colors and choices of yarn are abundant. You can even get creative and add beads or more. Best of all, each one is helping you celebrate your own unique personality and style.