June 1, 2017

Red, White, & Blue Crochet Top

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I really enjoy creating patriotic crafts, and I've created several patriotic outfits for my daughter. Last summer was my daughters last summer wearing the Patriotic Patchwork Dress I made for her when she was two because she has finally outgrown it, so she needed something new in red, white, and blue!

To create this outfit, I used a pattern from the book Crocheting Clothes Kids Love and Caron Simply Soft Yarn in Golden Gate Bridge and Dark Country Blue.

The pattern is called Lacy Sundress, but I made it a little shorter by only crocheting 15 rows of the skirt portion of the dress. My daughter has a ton of dresses, and I wanted something she could pair with a pair of shorts. Anyhoo... I used the Dark Country Blue yarn to crochet the bodice. I think the Golden Gate Bridge yarn sure is pretty. I originally wanted to use a colorway called Our Heritage, but I couldn't find any locally, and I only have one skein in my stash, although I'm pretty sure I bought two or three...

The bodice has 4 button holes.

The funnest part of creating this top was crocheting the bottom portion with this pretty Golden Gate Bridge yarn! The "white" parts have a hint of pink.

I found a few red and blue plaid buttons in my button stash that I thought were perfect for this top.

The pattern has a lacy look on the bottom portion of the dress/top.  I can see a star in there...

All done!

I think my daughter will enjoying wearing this outfit to school tomorrow with a cute pair of white sandals... 

Thanks for reading! And I hope you'll check out some of my other Red, White, & Blue creations...


  1. Wow, T'onna! Your crochet creations always amaze me! You are so talented!

  2. What a fun outfit! Your daughter will be all set for summer fun. Your crochet items are always lovely. Pinning and sharing!

  3. T'onna, This is such an adorable top! Love the lacy pattern too. Pinned to share!

  4. Oh, my word! What a CUTE top for your daughter! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  5. Anonymous6/25/2017

    Adorable! thanks for sharing on craft schooling sunday, great to see you!

  6. That is so adorable! Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Summer Time Fun Linky. Pinned.

  7. Really adorable! Thanks so much for linking up with me at #AThemedLinkup 20 for All Things American (red, white, and blue), open until July 25. All party entries shared if social media buttons installed.