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10 Beautiful Free Patterns for
Crochet Baby Tops

10 beautiful free patterns for crochet baby tops in sizes to suit newborns to toddlers.

Side and back view of toddler wearing tunisian crochet thoneycomb stitch baby top.Pin

Easy Tunisian Crochet Baby Top from Crochet Scout

The Little Honey Top features the Tunisian crochet honeycomb stitch and cute tie straps. It’s constructed from a simple rectangle with button closures at the back.

SIZE: To fit 18 months to 2½ years.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 medium/worsted weight yarn, e.g., Nuboo from Lion Brand Yarn.
NOTIONS: Two buttons, stitch markers, scissors, a yarn needle, a measuring tape, a sewing needle, and sewing thread.

A baby wearing a red crochet wrap top and sitting on a sofa.Pin

Doris by Sidsel Sangild

Doris is a free pattern for a sweet, vintage-inspired wrap top. It’s crocheted in one piece from the top down in a pretty V-stitch.

SIZE: 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, and 24 months.
YARN WEIGHT: #1 sock/fingering weight yarn, e.g., Merci from Filcolana.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: One 100 g skein.
NOTIONS: Scissors, stitch markers, a yarn needle, and a 2.5 mm crochet hook.

Video: Wooly Wonders Crochet

Crochet Lace Sleeve Baby Top Tutorial by Wooly Wonders Crochet

This tutorial provides an easy-to-follow guide for creating a sweet crochet baby top featuring delicate, lacy sleeves. It’s a quick project, and the size can be easily adjusted by varying the size of the crochet hook used.

SIZE: 0-3 mos, 3-6 mos, and 6-12 mos.
YARN WEIGHT: #2 sport weight yarn, e.g., DROPS Baby Merino from Garnstudio.
NOTIONS: Scissors and a yarn needle.

Back view of a toddler wearing a halter neck crochet baby top.Pin

The Tip Top Tank from Pardon My Chaos

This cute, sleeveless crochet toddler top is a simple pattern worked in double crochet stitches. It’s in sizes from 18 months to 4T and

SIZE: 18-24 months, 2T, 3T, and 4T.
YARN WEIGHT: 4 medium/worsted weight yarn.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a yarn needle, and a 5 mm crochet hook.

A collage image of a toddler weraing a fringed boho-style crochet top.Pin

Toddler Boho Halter Top Pattern from Heart Hook Home

This pretty crochet baby top features a lacy mandala-style motif and a ribbed band crocheted in single crochet in the back loop. The band is crocheted separately and sewn to the top.

SIZE: One size – fits toddlers from 12 months to 2/3T. The finished top measures approximately 8″ (20 cm) across and 4″ (10 cm) tall.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 medium/worsted weight cotton yarn, e.g., Dishie.
NOTIONS: 4 mm crochet hook, a measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.

A toddler weraing a yellow and white crochet top with a lacy stitch design.Pin
Photo: Mary Thomson

Teagan Summer Crochet Top from One Dutch Stitch

This free crochet pattern features a beautiful, lacy fan stitch design, puff stitch details on the yoke, and cute little cap sleeves.

SIZE: Three years and Six years.
YARN WEIGHT: #1 sock/fingering weight cotton, e.g., Scheepjes Catona.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: For the toddler version, you will need 35 g of white yarn and 75 g in a contrasting colour.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a yarn needle, a measuring tape, 2.5 mm and 3.5 mm crochet hooks, and stitch markers.

A crochet toddler top with an icecream motif on a wooden hanger.Pin
Photo: Mary Thomson

Crochet Toddler Top Pattern by Mary Thomson

There are two versions of this top available as free PDF downloads. The top pictured features one large ice cream motif, and the other top has a row of ice cream motifs along the bottom edge of the top. It’s worked from the top down, and the sizing is easy to adjust.

SIZE: 2T, 3T, and 4T.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 medium/worsted weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 100-150 g of cream yarn and less than 50 g each in the brown and raspberry colourways.
NOTIONS: 4 mm crochet hook, scissors, a yarn needle, and a measuring tape.

A pinafore style crochet baby top.Pin

Breezy Baby Tank from Stitches N Scraps

The Breezy Baby Tank is easy to make and cool to wear. Perfect for summer days. It is crocheted mostly using single and double crochet stitches, with some simple shaping.

SIZE: 6 months and 12 months.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Linen Concerto from Plymouth Yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 80-100 yards (73-91 m) in the main colour and 20-25 yards (18-23 m) in a contrasting colour.
NOTIONS: 5 mm crochet hook, scissors, a tapestry needle, a stitch marker, and two ½” buttons.

A little girl wearing a crochet top with an aztec-themed colourwork motif.Pin

Aztec Top for Baby and Toddler from Evelyn & Peter

The cute colourwork in this free pattern is worked from a chart. The top has a criss-cross tied back, which keeps it nice and cool for summer.

SIZE: 8 months to 3 years.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 medium/worsted weight cotton, e.g., Lily Sugar’n Cream.
NOTIONS: 4.25 mm crochet hook, scissors and a yarn needle.

Video: Croby Patterns

Easy Baby Top Tutorial by Croby Patterns

This free pattern comes together quickly and includes written instructions (linked below) and a full video tutorial.

SIZE: The free pattern and tutorial are for the 0-6 month size – the finished top measures 15¾” (40 cm) across the chest and 10½” (27 cm) long.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 medium/worsted weight, cotton yarn for the main section and #3Dk weight yarn for the lace edging.
NOTIONS: 3.5 mm abd 4 mm crochet hooks, scissors, stitch markers, a yarn needle, a measuring tape, and sewing pins.

A lacy, cropped crochet baby top.Pin

Beautiful Blouse from Crochet-Crosia

This pretty crochet baby top features a beautiful shell stitch design and includes written instructions and a two-part video tutorial you can follow along with.

SIZE: 0-3 months, 6-12 months, 12-24 months, and 2-4 years.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn.
NOTIONS: 3.5 mm crochet hook, scissors, a tapestry needle, a measuring tape, and three buttons.

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