10 of the best crochet tops, plus step-by-step video!

Published on 21 June 2021 2 min read

Get ready for bright, sunny, light cotton crochet tee's perfect for the beach, park or market! Want to crochet your very first tee but don't know where to start? In this beginner step-by-step video Merion will guide you through how to make the beautiful Twin Lakes Top from Paintbox Yarns. Plus we've got 10 of our fave crochet tees we can't wait to make this summer!

Make the Twin Lakes tee with our free pattern and video tutorial!

Twin Lakes Top - Free Crochet Pattern in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK and Metallics DK
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Twin Lakes Top - Free Crochet Pattern in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK and Metallics DK

By Paintbox Yarns

1. The Adaya Tee

This beautiful summer tee by Talia's Crochet Creations combines simple crochet stitches with lovely lace. Inspired by diamonds and summertime, this sublime tee reminds us of crystal waters and beach holidays.

The Adaya Tee
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The Adaya Tee

By Talia's Crochet Creations

2. Annie Top

Make this effortlessly cool Annie Top by Divine Debris a summer wardrobe staple. Easy to customise, pick your fave colour combos and grab your crochet hook!

Annie Top
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Annie Top

By Divine Debris

3. Granny stripe mock neck tee

This punky Granny stripe mock neck tee is great for spring and summer days. When the weather can be hit and miss, this retro-inspired tee by Liz Salazar a sure winner!

Granny stripe mock neck tee
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Granny stripe mock neck tee

By Liz salazar

4. Choppy Wave Tee

Surfs up with this fun free Choppy Wave Tee pattern by PaintBox Yarns! Designed with fun repetitive wavy crochet stitches, once you've made yours you can team with shorts and you're ready to hit the beach!

Choppy Wave T-Shirt - Free Top Crochet Pattern for Women in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK and Metallic DK - Downloadable PDF
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Choppy Wave T-Shirt - Free Top Crochet Pattern for Women in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK and Metallic DK - Downloadable PDF

By Paintbox Yarns

5. Daisy Top

The cute crochet Daisy Top has us daydreaming of summer festivals! Designed by Izabela Firlova, this cool granny square top works the 70's retro aesthetic to a tee! (Pun intended.) A great project if you're looking for a fun and meditative crochet pattern to whisk you away this summer.

Daisy top
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Daisy top

By Izabela Firlová

6. Dappled Tee

Looking for a trans-seasonal crochet tee you can wear pretty much all year round? Look no further than this effortlessly trendy Dappled Tee pattern by 1 Dog Woof with dropped sleeves, stripe design and signature granny square pocket!

Dappled Tee
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Dappled Tee

By 1dogwoof

7. Top Down Summer Tee

The Top Down Summer Tee has us daydreaming of sundrenched summer holidays. Designed by Janne of Kleivset from Joy of Motion Crochet, this beautiful summer tee has a round yoke and is crocheted top down.

Top Down Summer Tee
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Top Down Summer Tee

By Joy of Motion Crochet | Janne K

8. Briony Tee

Make this beginner crochet tee a summer staple! Designed by Jessica Carey from The Hook Nook, this fun and easy top can be whipped up in all your fave summer shades.

Briony Tee
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Briony Tee

By Jessica Carey / The Hook Nook

9. Saltwater Taffy Tee

This Saltwater Taffy Tee by Rachel Misner is the perfect companion on summer adventures! An intermediate project with side-to-side stripe design and delicate picot edging for a gorgeous design twist.

Saltwater Taffy Tee
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Saltwater Taffy Tee

By Rachel Misner

10. Solis Top

The box Solis Top by Janne from Joy of Motion is a beautifully elegant make for intermediate crocheters. Choose a crisp or statement block shade of Aran cotton to crochet your very own!

Solis Top
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Solis Top

By Joy of Motion Crochet | Janne K

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