With all the bee patterns I've created, I felt it was time for a Queen Bee Crochet Tank Top Pattern. What I love about this crochet tank pattern is the easy construction.
And what better way to enjoy those summer days and buzzing of bees than to crochet a tank top. I'll walk you through each step on how to crochet a tank top with a written pattern, crochet charts, and a crochet video tutorial.
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This pattern has a fun colorwork section on the bottom. If you haven't ever tried colorwork before check out THIS post to learn more and get a free bobbin printable for future projects.
Queen Bee Crochet Tank Top Supplies:
G (4mm) hook, or size to obtain gauge
We Crochet Comfy Fingering
75% Pima Cotton, 25% Acrylic, 218yds/50g
2 (2, 2, 2, 2) (3, 3, 3, 3, 3) Skeins
2 (2, 2, 2, 2) (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) Skeins
XXSmall: 450 yds (412 m)
XSmall: 475 yds (434 m)
Small: 490 yds (448 m)
Medium: 540 yds (494 m)
Large: 680 yds (622 m)
1X: 730 yds (668 m)
2X: 790 yds (722 m)
3X: 850 yds (777 m)
4X: 910 yds (832 m)
5X: 990 yds (905 m)
16 sts by 24 rows = 4x4” in ssc
Finished Bust Sizes
XXSmall: 28.25” (72 cm)
XSmall: 31.75” (80 cm)
Small: 35.25” (89 cm)
Medium: 38.75” (98 cm)
Large: 42.25” (107 cm)
1X: 45.75” (116 cm)
2X: 49.25” (125 cm)
3X: 52.75” (134 cm)
4X: 56.25” (143 cm)
5X: 59.75” (152 cm)
This is a fitted garment without ease.
Queen Bee Crochet Tank Top Notes:
Sizes are written as: XXS (XS, S, M, L) (1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
The Queen Bee Crochet Tank Top is worked in the round for the bottom colorwork portion, from the bottom up. It’s then split for front and back while decreasing for the arms on the edges. It’s finished by seaming the shoulders.
Colorwork instructions, Color A (White) will be abbreviated as (A), and Color B (Honey) as (B). All colorwork stitches will be worked in split single crochet.
Example: (B) x 9 = with Color B ssc the next 9 stitches
There is no need to chain 1 at the beginning of each row and this garment will be worked continuous for the bottom portion. When working in rows use a Stacked Single Crochet instead of a chain 1.
Use a stitch marker to keep track of the first stitch in the row.
Queen Bee Crochet Tank Top Video Tutorial:
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