Blossom Stitch Summer Tank - Crochet

Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge1" over 1 st rep (sc, V-st)

Finished SizeTo fit bust 30, (34, 38, 42). When laying flat is measures 16", 
(18", 20", 22") wide by 20.5", (21", 22", 22.5") long.

Materials List
Loops and Threads Soft and Shiny #4 yarn. 3-4 6oz. balls depending on size.
H/8-5.00mm crochet hook.

Blossom Summer Tank Crochet Pattern
Garment is shown in Small size on a small mannequin.

Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: Lion Brand Yarns – Shawl in a Ball (Affiliate Link) (Medium Weight, #4; 61% Cotton, 
34% Acrylic, 5% Other Fiber; 481yds/440m; 5.3oz./150g) Color: Lotus Blossom, 2, (2, 2, 2, 3) 
Crochet Hook: H/8-5.00mm

Gauge: 1″ over 1 st rep (sc, V-st)
Finished Size: To fit bust 28, (32, 36, 40, 44). When laying flat is measures 16″, 
(18″, 20″, 22″, 24″) wide by 20.5″, (21″, 22″, 22.5″, 23″) long. Garment may stretch when 

Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Dc = Double Crochet
FO = Fasten Off
Hk = Hook
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right Side
Sc = Single Crochet
Sk = Skip
Sl St = Slip Stitch
Sp/Sps = Space/Spaces
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches
V-St = V Stitch

Special Stitch Instructions:
V-St: (dc, ch 1, dc) in designated chain or space.

Size is given in X-Small. Small, Medium and Large are given in Parenthesis.

Neckline: Some testers found the neckline to be too close to the neck. You can adjust 
this by decreasing the shoulder seam. Same thing for armhole, if it’s too small, simply 
reduce the side-seam.

August 13, 2019 by Rhelena 

Although shown in a comfortably snug fit, you can easily go up a few sizes to make it 
oversized. Thus it could be worn as a summer beach cover-up as well.

Garment is shown in Small size on a small mannequin.

Pattern Instructions:
Make 2

Leaving a 30″ tail, ch 66, (74, 82, 90, 98) or any multiple of 4 + 2.

Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *sk next ch, v-st in next ch, sk next ch, sc in next ch; 
rep from * across. Turn. [16, (18, 20, 22, 24) V-sts]

Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch-1 sp), (sc, ch 1) in first v-st, *(dc, ch 1) in next 
sc, (sc, ch 1) in next v-st; rep from * across to last sc, dc in last sc. Turn. 
(32, (36, 40, 44, 48) ch-1 sps)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *v-st in next sc, sc in next dc; rep from * across. Turn. 
[16, (18, 20, 22, 24) V-sts]

Rows 4-54, (56, 58, 60, 62): Rep rows 2-3 until you have reached a desired length making 
sure to end with row 2. FO leaving a 12″ tail.

With RS facing together sew the shoulder seams 3.5″ (4″, 4.5″, 5″, 5.5″) on each side, 
eaving a 9″, (10″, 11″, 12″, 13″) opening for the neck. Shorten the shoulder seam for a 
larger neck opening.

Sew side seams leaving a 7″ (7.5″, 7.5″, 8″, 8.5″) opening for the arms. Shorten the side 
seam for larger armholes if desired. You can also leave an optional 2″-3″ slit at the 
bottom of the side seam.

Neck, Arm Openings and Bottom Edging: Join yarn (preferably along seam), ch 1, sc evenly 
around; join with sl st in first sc. FO.

Note: If you left a slit at the bottom you will need to work 3 sc into each bottom corner 
of the slit in order for it to lay flat.

SORRY if some things repeated.  



Medium weight yarn (worsted) #4
3,470 yards total.
I buy 6 super saver Red Heart (364 yds ea)
and 6 multi color Red Heart super saver (244 yds ea)

I used a K hook

Double strands throughout.

Ch 160 loosely.

I tie a little piece of scrap yarn near beginning of Row 1 to mark the RIGHT side.

Row 1:  (right side)  Sc in second ch from hook and in next 9 chs,
3 sc in next ch,
sc in next 10 chs,
**skip next two chs,  sc in next 10 chs,  3 sc in next ch,  sc in next 10 chs;
Repeat from ** across (161 sts)

Row 2:  Ch 1, turn;   WORKING IN BACK LOOPS ONLY
pull up a loop in first 2 sc, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook  (counts as one sc)

sc in the next 9 sc,  3 sc in next sc,  **sc in next 10 sc,  skip next 2 sc,  sc in next 10 sc, 
3 sc in next sc,   Repeat from **  across to last 11 sts, 
sc in next 9 sc,  pull up a loop in last two sc, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook  (counts as one sc)

Repeat Row 2 till desired length. 

I'm doing 10 rows solid color, and 6 rows multi color.  (pink afghan was 8 rows solid & 6 rows multi)
I did 7 solid sections & 6 multi color sections for length.

For Single strands throughout.......
2 colors,   A - 4 skeins Red Heart super saver (364 yds ea.) B - 3 skeins variegated (244 yds ea.)
Start with color A and end with color A.....10 rows A, 6 rows B, etc. total rows - 106
3 colors. I used Herschnerrs yarn worsted weight (4)  108 rows.
Color A - two skeins,  color B - 2 skeins, color C - 2 skeins
pattern:  Color A - 10 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows, 10 rows.
          Color B - 8 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows.
          Color C - 8 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows, 8 rows.
                                                        Easy Afghan - three colors

Easy Afghan - two colors
CROCHET BABY HAT 01  (In case you want to make some for your local hospital's nursery)
Crochet Baby Hat 01

Crochet Hook: J/10 or 6 mm hook
Yarn Weight: (3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

Note: This original crochet hat was designed specifically for the American
Heart Association's inititative, Little Hats, Big Hearts.
•Modern Baby by Lion Brand in Red: approx 86 yards (you can make two hats
with every skein) 
•6.0mm (J) crochet hook, or hook needed to obtain gauge
•needle to weave in ends
 11” circumference 4¾” tall without brim
 5¾” tall with fold up brim (1”)
 3 rounds = 3¼
 ch(s): chain(s)
 sc: single crochet
 dc: double crochet
 st(s): stitch(es)
 Ch3 counts as first dc in first 10 rounds.
 Slip stitch into the top of the Ch - 3 to join each round, unless otherwise
Round 1: Create a magic circle. Ch3 and 11dc in the magic circle OR ch4 and
11dc in the 3rd ch from hook. <12>
Round 2: Ch3 and 1dc in the first st. 2dc in every st around. <24>
Round 3:  Ch3. 2dc in the next st. *1dc in the next st. 2dc in the next st.
Repeat from * around. <36> Circle should measure 3¼”
Rounds 4-10: Ch3. 1dc in every st around. <36>
Round 11: Ch1 and 1sc in first st. * 1sc in each of the next 8sts. 2sc in the
next st. repeat from * around. Slip stitch into the top of the first sc to
join. <40>
Rounds 12-?: Ch1 and 1sc in the first st. 1sc in every st around. <40> IF you
prefer hat to not have a fold up brim, stop after round 12, fasten off and
weave in ends.
Fasten off and weave in ends. Be sure the magic circle is cinched up tightly
and secured. Fold bottom, sc portion, of hat up.

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