Sunday, October 14, 2007

Simple Tank Tops



Here's a top I crocheted and I made it about a year ago ... I think. It's the first top I made and I thought a tank would be the simplest piece for me to work on. It's a simple stitch pattern - single crochet, ch 2, single crochet in next ch 2 space. That's it ... well pretty much. There isn't any shaping involved. Once I figured out the measurements I needed and the hook size I liked, it went together fairly quickly. I just did 3 rows of single crohet around the neck, arms and bottom to finish it. I used Lustersheen in white and a F crochet hook. That's probably a little bigger hook than normal for this yarn, but I liked to the look of the stitch pattern when I used this hook. I made another one in turquoise just to see if the tank would turn out ok again.



These two tanks gave me the confidence to go ahead and try to my hand at some designs. I'd like to try some shaping in a pattern sometime, but for now I'll be happy to make something that fits ok.

6 comments:

Karyn said...

Your tanks are great! I really like the turquoise coloured one!

Sheila said...

You've been a busy woman - love the tanks which are my favorite garment to wear with my suits.

Niki said...

Beautiful! I crochet, just NOT that good LOL. I can do basic blankeys and such. I added you to my fav links, btw.

THAT CROCHET GUY said...

Nice tops. Although I'm not a big fan of thin yarn (UGH!), I can appreciate the time and patience it takes to make stuff with it....

I'm a 4-ply kinda guy!!! :)

Lesalicious said...

I like them both nice. We all try somewhere. Great job on both.

Chie said...

Nice!!!
There are many designs out there, but I've noticed that most wearable crocheted garments are simple ones. I love your tanks!