Cute Summer Crop Tops – Free Knitting Patterns

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Crop tops with free knitting patterns are this season`s must-have! They look great not only on the beach, without a doubt! Explore this collection of Cute Crop Tops to see how modern, easy, and fun to knit they are. Pair them up with high-waisted trousers or skirts, it will certainly work as an everyday wear idea! Lacy designs create lovely texture and bright colors add freshness to your looks. These tops are beginner-friendly knits, so if you are new to making your own garments, they will be perfect for you. Whether you`re knitting it for yourself or thinking of gifting the top, you will be satisfied with the final effect. Check out these free patterns under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections for knitters: Sheer Shawls and Loose Summer Tops.

Flared Crop Top with Fine Straps Free Knitting Pattern

What a charming pattern by Katia! If you want to add this little gem to your wardrobe before summer ends, don’t worry! There is still plenty of time and the instructions are not that difficult to follow. Will you go for a versatile shade as the designer did?

Level: upper beginner Author: Katia

Knit Crop Top

The original pattern and the photos are on Katia Blog.

My Little Secret Crop Free Knitting Pattern

We can’t keep this pattern by Jessie Maed Designs a secret for another minute! Isn’t it absolutely fabulous in its simplicity? We think it is a must-have in every fashion follower’s summer wardrobe. Will you choose a neutral shade as this author did?

Level: upper beginner Author: Jessie Maed Designs

Knit Crop Top

The original pattern is on Ravelry. This version and the photos are on Ravelry. This pattern is no longer free.

Cancun Boxy Lace Top Free Knitting Pattern

This is a beginner-friendly pattern by Erin Kate Archer based on a great selection of lacy stitches. It is evidently an awesome learning opportunity!  The top has a loose fit and a boxy shape, so perfect for summer weather.

Level: beginner Author: Erin Kate Archer

knit lace top

The original pattern is on Ravelry. Info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry.

Mazo Free Knitting Pattern

Mazo is a fabulous summer top with a lovely texture. It`s modern and stylish, obviously, perfect both for casual everyday outfits and for special occasions. We think you need a good selection of colors, so start working on it today!

Level: upper beginner Author: DROPS Design

Knit Top

The original pattern is on Garnstudio. More info on Ravelry. Info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry.

Raspberry Fair Free Knitting Pattern

DROPS design invites us to a raspberry fair! Doesn’t it sound dreamy? Yes, sounds and looks, evidently! Summer is on the horizon, so it is time to try some patterns for tops, isn’t it? Give this one a go, you certainly won’t regret it. Oh, we adore crop tops with free knitting patterns!

Level: upper beginner Author: DROPS design

Knitted Top

The original pattern and the photos are on Garnstudio. More info on Ravelry.


What kind of yarn to choose for summer crop tops?

Cotton will definitely be the most popular choice here as it is practical and feels great on your skin. Double knitting or aran yarns are the top recommended weights but you can of course experiment! Would you rather have a lightweight, transparent top or something more solid?

Are summer crop tops easy enough for beginners?

If you have at least some experience in making clothes, you will certainly be able to crochet yourself a lovely summer crop top with the step by step instructions you have seen above. The more you make the easier it will get, without a doubt!

How to choose the right colors for summer crop tops?

Your go to color palettes while working on handmade clothes obviously depend on your personal sense of style. And the rest of your wardrobe, of course, because you will certainly want to mix and match your tops with all the outfits you plan. Neutral colors are always a good idea because they never go out of fashion.

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  1. Hello do you have any crop top patterns in knitting in velvet yarn please. I have Bernat velvet yarn. Thank you. Amerjit Kedra

  2. Cannot access free pattern my little secret crop with jessiefree code. I love the crop top. Please help

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