DROPS / 111 / 24

Vestivity by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS short sleeveless top in ”Alpaca”. Size S - XXXL.

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 84-92-100-110-122-134 cm / 33’’-36Ό’’-39 3/8’’-43 3/8’’-48’’-52Ύ’’
Full length: 37-39-41-43-45-47 cm / 14½’’-15Ό’’-16 1/8’’-17’’-17Ύ’’-18½’’

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
color no 0100, off-white 200-200-250-250-300-300 g

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3 mm / C – or size needed to get 24 dc x 13 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.

DROPS Mother-of-pearl buttons w/hole no 522: 3 pcs

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with measurements (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

(Continue to pattern...)

Tags: lace, v-neck, vests,
Yarn type
Deals from
DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
DROPS Alpaca Party! / 30% OFF!
4.85 USD
3.40 USD
n/a
DROPS ALPACA MIX (50g)
DROPS Alpaca Party! / 30% OFF!
5.10 USD
3.55 USD
n/a

Tips & Help

Thank you for choosing DROPS Design!

We do our best to make our patterns easy to follow.

For that purpose, each of our patterns has specific tutorial videos to help you, which you will find at the bottom of the page.

We have also step-by-step lessons to help you understand some of the techniques we use in our patterns. You'll find them here!

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
CROCHET INFO: Replace first dc on each row with 3 ch. Finish each row with 1 dc in 3rd ch from beg of previous row.

INCREASING TIP: Inc 1 dc by working 1 extra dc in last but one dc.

DECREASING TIP:
Dec as follows at beg of row: replace 1 dc with 1 sl st.
Dec as follows at the end of row: turn piece when number of dc to be dec remain, and work return row.

BUTTONHOLES: Make buttonholes on right front band by replacing 1 dc with 1 ch. On return row work 1 dc round ch.
Make buttonholes when piece measures – from bottom edge:
SIZE S: 15, 9 and 2 cm / 6”, 3½” and 3/4’’.
SIZE M: 16, 9 and 2 cm / 6Ό”, 3½” and 3/4’’.
SIZE L: 17, 9 and 2 cm / 6Ύ”, 3½” and 3/4’’.
SIZE XL: 18, 10 and 2 cm / 7”, 4” and 3/4’’.
SIZE XXL: 19, 10 and 2 cm / 7½”, 4” and 3/4’’.
SIZE XXXL: 20, 11 and 2 cm / 8”, 4 3/8” and 3/4’’.
--------------------------------------------------------

BACK PIECE:
SEE CROCHET INFO! Work 109-121-134-149-166-184 loose ch (includes 4 ch to turn with) with crochet hook size 3 mm / C and Alpaca. Work first row as follows: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each of the next 2 ch, and continue as follows: * skip 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* until 3-0-3-3-0-3 ch remain, skip 1 ch, work 1 dc in each of the remaining 2-0-2-2-0-2 ch = 86-96-106-118-132-146 dc, turn piece. Continue with 1 dc in each dc. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE! AT THE SAME TIME from row 2 inc 1 dc each side – SEE INCREASING TIP – on every 1.5-1.5-1.5-2-2-2 cm / ½”-½”-½”-3/4”-3/4”-3/4” a total of 7 times = 100-110-120-132-146-160 dc. When piece measures 13-14-15-16-17-18 cm / 5 1/8’’-5½’’-6’’-6Ό’’-6Ύ’’-7’’ dec for armhole each side on every other row as follows – SEE DECREASING TIP: 4 dc 0-0-1-1-1-1 times, 3 dc 1-1-1-2-3-3 times, 2 dc 1-2-2-3-4-7 times and 1 dc 1-2-2-2-3-3 times = 88-92-94-96-98-100 dc. When piece measures 30-32-34-36-38-40 cm / 11Ύ’’-12½’’-13 3/8’’-14Ό’’-15’’-15Ύ” work 3 rows on 30-30-30-30-30-30 dc each side only (i.e. do not work the middle 28-32-34-36-38-40 dc = neckline). Cut and fasten the thread, piece measures approx 32-34-36-38-40-42 cm / 12½’’-13 3/8’’-14Ό’’-15’’-15Ύ’’-16½’’.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Work 61-68-74-81-90-99 loose ch (includes 4 ch to turn with) with crochet hook size 3 mm/US C and Alpaca. Work first row as follows: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each of the next 2 ch, and continue as follows: * skip 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* until 0-2-3-0-4-3 ch remain, skip 1 ch, work 1 dc in each of the remaining 0-1-2-0-3-2 ch = 48-53-58-64-71-78 dc, turn piece. Continue with 1 dc in each dc, AT THE SAME TIME inc at the side as described for back piece = 55-60-65-71-78-85 dc. When piece measures 13-14-15-16-17-18 cm / 5 1/8’’-5½’’-6’’-6Ό’’-6Ύ’’-7’’ dec for armhole at the side as described for back piece. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 16-17-18-19-20-21 cm / 6Ό’’-6Ύ’’-7’’-7½’’-8’’-8Ό’’ dec for neckline towards mid front as follows – SEE DECREASING TIP:
1 dc on every row a total of 19-21-22-23-24-25 times. When all dec are complete there are 30-30-30-30-30-30 dc on row. Continue until piece measures approx 32-34-36-38-40-42 cm / 12½’’-13 3/8’’-14Ό’’-15’’-15Ύ’’-16½’’– adjust to back piece – cut the thread.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Like left front piece, but mirrored.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams, edge to edge, and sew side seams in the same way.

BORDER ROUND ARMHOLE:
Beg mid under arm. Crochet a border round both armholes with crochet hook size 3 mm / C and Alpaca as follows: 1 sc, * 3 ch, skip approx 0,5 cm / 1/4’’, 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in sc from beg of round.

FRONT BANDS:
Work approx 200 to 250 dc up along right front piece, round neckline and down along left front piece with crochet hook size 3 mm / C and Alpaca. Work 3 rows with 1 dc in each dc AT THE SAME TIME on row 2 make BUTTONHOLES on right front piece – see above. Sew on buttons to fit buttonholes.

BORDER ALONG BOTTOM EDGE:
Work approx 177 to 302 sc (divisible by 5 + 2 sts) along bottom edge with crochet hook size 3 mm / C and Alpaca. Continue as follows:
ROW 1: 1 dc in first sc, * 1 ch, skip 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc *, repeat from *-*.
ROW 2: 1 sc in each dc and 1 sc round each ch.
ROW 3: 1 sc in each sc.
ROW 4: 1 dc in each of the first 2 sc, * 4 ch, skip 3 sc, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sc *, repeat from *-*.
ROW 5: 1 dc in first dc, * 6 dc round ch-loop from previous row, 2 ch, skip 2 dc *, repeat from *-* and finish with 6 dc in the last ch-loop and 1 dc in last dc from previous row.
ROW 6: 1 dc in first dc, * 5 ch, 2 dc round ch from previous row *, repeat from *-* and finish with 5 ch and 1 dc in last dc from previous row.
ROW 7: 1 sc in first dc, * 5 sc round ch-loop from previous row, 1 sc in each of the next 2 dc *, repeat from *-* and finish with 5 sc round the last ch-loop and 1 sc in last dc from previous row.
ROW 8: 1 sc in first sc, * 3 ch, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-*. Cut the thread and fasten.

Diagram


Do you need some help? Here's some tutorial videos that can help you!

For further pattern help, please contact the store where you bought the yarn. Having bought DROPS yarn, you are guaranteed to receive qualified help from a store specializing in the DROPS patterns.

All patterns are carefully reviewed, but we must make reservation for possible mistakes. All patterns are translated from Norwegian and you can always check the original pattern for measurements and calculations.

If you think you have found an error in the pattern, please post your remark or question in our Comments section. Go to original pattern for design DROPS 111-24.