Materials for Making Crochet Tops

To make a crochet top, you’ll want to have a few crochet supplies on hand.

  • Crochet Hook (My favorite set is linked up!)
  • Yarn
  • Scissors
  • Stitch markers
  • Measuring Tape
  • Yarn needle (aka tapestry needle)

You’ll find below that all the top patterns will have a recommend crochet hook size and yarn weight. Before committing to a pattern, be sure to read through to find out what the pattern requires. This way, you’ll have everything you need on hand.

Most of these airy summer tanks and tops such as bralettes use cotton yarn, which makes them lightweight and breathable when worn during the warm days. Take a look below at my favorite cotton yarn for crocheting tops, Lion Brand 24/7 cotton.

Click for more info about Lion Brand Yarn 761-098 24-7 Cotton Yarn, Ecru

Not only will you see tanks being made with 100% cotton yarn, but you will see in these easy top patterns below that some will also use a cotton blend yarn as well.

How Much Yarn Does It Take To Crochet A Tank Top?

Since crochet tops can be made in many styles and sizes, there is no definite answer to this question, except that the amount of yarn required will depend on the size, yarn weight and stitches used in the pattern.

You will find that these top patterns take a couple of skeins of yarn at most to make.

Let’s Get Started

Once you’ve reviewed the materials list above, you are ready to pick a new crocheted top to make from the collection below.

Enjoy and I hope you enjoy these free crochet tanks and crop top patterns!

The Best Crocheted Top Patterns

Below you’ll find the best crop top and tank crochet designs that are all free patterns. I’ve included the recommended yarn and skill level for each top, so you can pick the perfect top for you! Enjoy and happy crocheting!



Off The Shoulder Crochet Crop Top


Crochet Boho Tank Top







Aestas Top Crochet Pattern

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This gorgeous tank top is a free crochet pattern and includes a PDF free of charge as well! You’ll just need some four weight yarn as well basic knowledge of crochet stitches.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Yarn: Four Weight CottonGet the Pattern


Summer Solstice Tank Crochet Pattern



Easy Crochet Top Pattern

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The Bobble Crop Top





Summer Flower Top | Granny Square Top Crochet Pattern

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You’ll love this retro crochet top that gives on 70s vibes. Simple granny squares are used to make the granny square tank top design.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Yarn: Sheepjes Stonewashed and RiverwashedGet the Pattern


Summer Vacation Easy Crocheted Top Pattern

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This summer crochet top is a great project for beginner crocheters to make. It uses simple stitches and is available in a couple of different tank sizes as well.

Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: Coboo by Lion BrandGet the Pattern


Catalina Crop Tank Free Crochet Pattern

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This crop tank pattern works great for beachwear and looks extra cute paired with a pair of denim shorts too!

Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: Premier Cotton FairGet the Pattern


Peaks Crochet Tank Top

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This stylish crochet tank top uses simple stitches and is quick to make.

Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: Three Weight Cotton YarnGet the Pattern


Pine Cross Summer Top

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This pretty summer tank is made up of triangles and granny squares Plus, it is a PDF pattern that has three different sizes to choose from.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Yarn: Lightweight YarnGet the Pattern


Keep Cool While Looking Cool In The Kelsey Tank Top Free Crochet Pattern

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This fun and simple tank top is a crochet pattern that is easy to make and has detailed instructions to help you along the way.

Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: CotLin from WeCrochetGet the Pattern


Tulip Granny Square Crop Top


This easy to make crochet tank uses granny squares and triangles to make a stunning design. Available in sizes small to 5XL.

Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: Coboo from Lion BrandGet the Pattern


Crochet Tube Top Pattern


Learn how to crochet this easy tube top pattern for beginners with this free pattern!

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