Girls’ Boho Halter Top Crochet Pattern

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We love this girls' boho halter top crochet pattern. It's fun, easy to make and perfect for hot summer days. #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict #crochettop

Girls’ Boho Halter Top Crochet Pattern

It seemed to take a while to get here this year but summer is officially in full swing. My daughter Noelle and I have moved up to the lake for the summer holidays and are soaking up the amazing weather. 

For me, time at the beach means time to crochet. Anyone who finds me at the beach will see me sitting with my crochet bag alongside my chair and with yarn and a hook in my hands. This year has been no different. My first project was a cute color block crochet tote pattern and then this cute crochet halter top for Noelle.

Sadly, this morning we dropped Noelle off at rhythmic gymnastics camp in the Okanagan. Now, it’s obviously not sad that she’s at gymnastics camp, she’s going to have an amazing time, but it’s just sad for me to be without Noelle for 2 weeks – the longest we’ve ever been away from each other 🙁

If you aren’t familiar with the Okanagan in British Columbia, it’s an incredibly beautiful lake-filled valley where the average summer day is around 35 degrees Celcius in the summer. Needless to say, you want to remain as cool as possible when you’re there.

This is where my idea for this cute crochet halter top pattern comes in. After 9 hours of gymnastics training, starting early in the day, Noelle is going to be very hot after practice and will be heading right to the water to cool off. She might as well stay cool on the way to the beach or pool by wearing this breezy crochet top.

We love this girls' boho halter top crochet pattern. It's fun, easy to make and perfect for hot summer days. #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict #crochettop

I’ve never made a crochet halter top before but I have to say, I absolutely love this top and it was super easy to make. I whipped up the crochet pattern in only a few hours. The most challenging part of the halter top is crocheting stitches together (double crochet 2 together) but once you’ve got that mastered (it’s really easy) you’ll have this adorable top made before you know it.

Also, if you’re looking for something a little more modest, you could make the bottom part longer or add a fringe to cover more of the belly. However you make it, this crochet top will become your daughter’s (or niece, or granddaughter, or cousin’s) favorite piece of summer wear.

We love this girls' boho halter top crochet pattern. It's fun, easy to make and perfect for hot summer days. #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict #crochettop

Girls’ Boho Halter Top Crochet Pattern

NOTES: Pattern in U.S. crochet terminology

SKILL LEVEL: Easy/Intermediate

MATERIALS:

  •        Hook: G/4.00mm 
  •        Yarn: 1 skein Cascade Ultra Pima in Deep Coral
  •        Darning Needle & Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • st = stitch
  • ch = chain
  • sl = slip stitch
  • dc = double crochet
  • dc2tog = double crochet 2 together

NOTES:

I made this halter top to fit my 12-year-old daughter who is quite small – probably closer to a 9-year-old. But, this pattern is very forgiving as far as size goes as it has the long ties that go around the back and are adjustable and adaptable. I would say this would fit most girls age 7 – 13.

We love this girls' boho halter top crochet pattern. It's fun, easy to make and perfect for hot summer days. #crochetpattern #crochetlove #crochetaddict #crochettop

PATTERN:

Chain 81

Row 1: Dc in the 3rd st from the hook and then dc in every chain until you reach the end. Fold the finished piece in half and place a stitch marker in the middle stitch so that you have the same number of stitches on either side of the stitch with the marker in it. Ch 2 and turn.

Row 2: Ch2 (counts as first dc) and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until you reach the stitch before the stitch marker, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 3: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the stitch before the ch space from the previous row, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch (2 spaces with 1 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 4 – 12: Repeat Row 3 (If you’d like to make this halter top longer, this is where you’d add a few more rows)

Row 13: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the 2 stitches before the ch space from the previous row, *ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch* x2  (4 spaces with 3 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 14: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the 2 stitches before the ch space from the previous row, *ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch* x3  (6 spaces with 5 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 15: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the 2 stitches before the ch space from the previous row, *ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch* x4 (8 spaces with 7 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 16: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the 2 stitches before the ch space from the previous row, *ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch* x5 (10 spaces with 9 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 17: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the 2 stitches before the ch space from the previous row, *ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch* x6 (12 spaces with 11 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 18: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the 2 stitches before the ch space from the previous row, *ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch* x7 (14 spaces with 13 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 19: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the 2 stitches before the ch space from the previous row, *ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch* x8 (16 spaces with 15 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 20: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the 2 stitches before the ch space from the previous row, *ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch* x9 (18 spaces with 17 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 21: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the 2 stitches before the ch space from the previous row, *ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch* x10 (20 spaces with 19 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 22: Ch2 and in the next stitch Dc2tog (Double crochet 2 together). Dc in each stitch until the middle of the row, before you reach the 2 stitches before the ch space from the previous row, *ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch, ch1, skip one stitch and dc into the next stitch* x11 (22 spaces with 21 dc in between) then dc in each stitch until you reach the 3rd stitch from the end. Dc2tog over the next 2 stitches and then dc into the top of the turning ch from the last row to finish off. Ch2 and turn.

Row 23: Ch3, dc, ch, *dc, ch* rep* across row, ending with ch3.

Row 24: Ch3, dc, ch, *dc, ch* rep* across row, ending with ch3.

Now, with the yarn still on your hook keep chaining until you’ve reached the desired length for the top strap (I made it about 12” long). Cut and tie into a tight knot at the end of the strap.

Finish

With your hook on the opposite side of the top of the halter top, attach yarn and chain a strap the same size as your first strap. Cut and tie into a tight knot at the end of the strap.

Next, with your hook in the bottom left corner, attach your yarn and chain a strap to your desired length (I made this strap about 10 inches long but my daughter has a very tiny torso, make your strap the appropriate size for the person who’s wearing it). Cut and tie into a tight knot at the end of the strap. Repeat on the right bottom corner to make the last corner.

If you’d like an embellishment, you could add fringe to the bottom of your halter at this point.

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2 Comments

2 Comments on Girls’ Boho Halter Top Crochet Pattern

  1. Mae Kapalka
    April 14, 2019 at 2:42 PM (7 months ago)

    Explain line 23 please. I am stuck

    Reply
  2. Natalie
    May 14, 2019 at 7:11 PM (6 months ago)

    I believe I may have folded it wrong in the beginning round. The stitches are to the right of the top. Do you have a tutorial or plplease tell me how i should be folding it. It’s my first time attempting a top. Thanks!

    Reply

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