Get Inspired To Crochet Your Own Tee

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Crochet T-Shirt Patterns

Get Inspired with these fantastic free crochet t-shirt patterns. Making your own crochet t-shirt is a fun, rewarding project; and the perfect opportunity to express you’re personal style.

Whether you prefer a fitted or loose style, colourful and bold, or understated neutrals: there’s a free pattern here to suit everyone.

A woman outdoors wearing a coral-coloured v-neck crochet t-shirt.
Photo: eandpcrochet.com

Sweet Summer Tee Crochet Pattern from Evelyn and Peter Crochet

The Sweet Summer Tee is a free crochet T-Shirt pattern with a loose fit that flatters all body types; in sizes XS to fit a 28-30″ (71-76 cm) bust, up to 5X to fit a 60-62″ (152-158 cm) bust measurement. The pattern is suitable for beginners and uses basic stitches and easy shaping.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, and 5X.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton blend, e.g., Coboo from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 4-6 100 g balls, depending on size.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, and a tape measure.

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Positano Tee from Hopeful Honey

The Positano Tee is a free crochet t-shirt pattern with an airy design and a loose fit. With lots of photos to guide you through, the Positano Tee is suitable for an “ambitious beginner”.

SIZE: XS/S with a width of 20½” (52 cm), M/L 23¼” width (59 cm), and XL/XXL width of 26″ (6 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., LB Collection Cotton Bamboo Yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: five-six 100 g skeins (1170-1420 yds/1070-1300 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.

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Photo: cre8tioncrochet.com

Herringbone Split Waist Tee from Cre8tion Crochet

This free crochet t-shirt pattern is worked in the top-down/raglan style and does not require any seaming.

SIZE: eight sizes, with finished bust measurements from 37″ to 65¼” (94-166 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Softee Baby from Bernat.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: depending on the size made, you will need a total of 3-6 skeins (875-1960 yds/800-1793 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, stitch markers, and a tape measure.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Herringbone Half Double Crochet and Foundation Herringbone Half Double Crochet.

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Photo: forthefrills.com

Forest Breeze Tee from For The Frills

The Forest Breeze Tee is a free crochet t-shirt pattern worked in simple double crochet with a cute ribbed hemline. The written pattern is for seven sizes, from XS to 3XL, and there is also a video tutorial.

SIZE: XS to 3XL; to fit body width of 16½” to 28½” (42-72cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton blend, e.g., Coboo from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: three to five 100 skeins.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a tape measure or gauge ruler, scissors, and a darning needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post Double Crochet and Back Post Double Crochet.

A woman wearing a lacy geometric crochet tee.
Photo: revelcrochet.com

Harvested Tee from Revel Crochet

The Harvested Tee is a pretty, lightweight tee-style top, perfect for summer. I love the geometric star pattern.

SIZE: XS to 5X; to fit hip measurements from 32″/75 cm to 64″/155 cm.
YARN WEIGHT: #2 / Fine / Sport weight or #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, stitch markers, a tape measure, pins, and a blocking board.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Stacked Double Crochet and Stacked Treble Crochet.

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Photo: bergeredefrance.co.uk

Crocheted V-Neck Sweater from Bergère de France

This classic v-neck crotchet tee has a simple but pretty stitch pattern. The pattern is available in French and English; you must sign up for a free account to download it.

SIZE: S, M. L, and XL.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Lumière from Bergère de France.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a wool needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post Double Crochet.

Two-tone bright crochet t-shirt.
Photo: premieryarns.com

Two Tone Tee from Premier Yarns

This cute and colourful crochet t-shirt pattern includes instructions for sizes XS to 5X. There is also a kid’s version of the pattern.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, and 5X. To fit finished bust measurements from 34″ to 66″.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton yarn, e.g., Cotton Sprout from Premier Yarns.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: the total yarn requirement is four to ten 100 g balls, depending on the size made.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a tape measure, scissors, and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Herringbone Half Double Crochet.

A woman in a crochet t-shirt with contrasting edging.
Photo: bystephanieerin.com

Better Than Basic Ringer from By Stephanie Erin

The Better Than Basic Ringer is worked from the top down in the round, primarily in half double crochet.

SIZE: nine sizes to fit bust measurements from 32½” to 64½” (82.5 cm to 164 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn, e.g., Hawthorne Speckle Hand Painted and Hawthorne Fingering Kettle Dye from crochet.com.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: depending on size, you will need three to six 100 skeins or 934-2156 yards (854-1972 m) of the main colour and one skein or 39-126 yards (36-116 m) for the contrast.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a darning needle, scissors, a tape measure, and blocking supplies.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Single Crochet.

A closeup of a striped crochet t-shirt.
Photo: forthefrills.com

Crochet Riviera Stripe Tee from For The Frills

The Riviera Tee is a free crochet t-shirt pattern and video tutorial in sizes XS to 3XL.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, 2XL, 3XL; to fit bust measurements from 30″ to 54″ (76 cm to 137 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a darning needle, scissors, and a tape measure.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post Double Crochet and Back Post Double Crochet.

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Photo: tlycblog.com

The Summertime Tee from TL Yarn Crafts

The mesh look design of the Summertime Tee pattern uses extended single crochet and chain stitches. The t-shirt is designed with 4-6″ (10-15 cm) of positive ease.

SIZE: five sizes with finished bust measurements of 38″, 42″, 46″, 50″, and 54″ (96.5 cm to 138 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Jeans from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: three to six 100 g skeins, depending on size.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) and 6.50 mm (K-10 ½) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, measuring tape, and stitch markers.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Loop Only Crochet, Foundation Single Crochet, and Extended Single Crochet.

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Photo: kingandeye.co.uk

The Tavira Tee from King & Eye

The Tavira Tee is a tunic-style top with no shaping; it uses basic double crochet and chain stitches and is perfect for beginners.

SIZE: XS through to 5XL; to fit bust measurement from 28″ to 62″ (71 cm to 157.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton, e.g., Bamboo Cotton DK from King Cole.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: between 400 g/1006 yds/920 m and 700 g/1760 yds/1610 m.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a tapestry needle, and a tape measure.

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Photo: cactusandlacedesigns.com

The Harper Tee from Cactus & Lace Designs

The Harper Tee is an easy crochet t-shirt pattern constructed from two simple panels. You can make it in a tunic length or hip length, and there is even a cropped version available.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3Xl, 4XL, and 5XL. The finished garment measurements range from a 32″ bust to 64″ (81- 163 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton blend, e.g., Coboo from Lion Brand.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, stitch markers, and a tape measure.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Half Double Crochet.

A woman in a simple white crochet tee with a round neck.
Photo: originallylovely.com

Perfect T-Shirt Crochet Pattern from Originally Lovely

This free crochet t-shirt pattern is worked in the round, from the top down, in Linen Stitch.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton blend, e.g., Coboo from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: three to eight 100 g skeins, depending on the size made.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a stitch marker, scissors, tapestry needle, and measuring tape.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Linen/Moss Stitch.

A woman in a grey-brown crochet tee with frilled sleeves.
Photo: christacodesign.com

Gia Tee with Ruffle Sleeves from Christa Co Design

The Gia Tee is a cute design featuring ruffled sleeves. This free crochet t-shirt pattern is worked from the bottom up in extended single crochet.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, and 5X.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: three to eight 100 g skeins.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, a yarn needle, measuring tape, and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Extended Single Crochet.

A woman on a dock wearing a white v-neck crochet tee.
Photo: elenaandkamila.com

The Laurel Crochet Top from Elena And Kamila

This simple crochet top is made by crocheting two panels then seaming them together, and finishing with a scalloped edge around the sleeves and hem.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, XL, and 2XL. To fit bust measurements from 30-50″ (76-127 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 800-1600 yards.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, a stitch marker, and a measuring tape.

A woman wearing a cropped brown crochet t-shirt.
Photo: revelcrochet.com

Keck Lite from Revel Crochet

The Keck Lite is a free crochet t-shirt pattern, worked flat in two pieces from the bottom up.

SIZE: the pattern is size inclusive and caters for 10+ sizes.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Comfy Cotton Blend from Lion Brand.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) and 6 mm (J-10) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, scissors, a yarn needle, and blocking supplies.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Single Crochet, Back Ridge Stitch, Back Post Half Double Crochet, Front Post Half Double Crochet, and V-Stitch.

A woman outdoors wearing a yellow and white striped crochet tee.
Photo: mooglyblog.com

Lakeside Tee from Moogly

The Lakeside Tee is a simple boat-neck design constructed from two rectangular panels. Designed with 2-4″ positive ease, it’s a comfy top that’s perfect for summer.

SIZE: XS to 5X.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton blend, e.g., Softee Cotton from Bernat.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Double Crochet, Chainless Starting Double Crochet, Front Loop Only, Front Post Double Crochet, and Back Post Double Crochet.

A woman wearing a yellow crochet t-shirt with a contrasting top panel.
Photo: cre8tioncrochet.com

Golden Poppy Crochet Tee from Cre8tion Crochet

The Golden Poppy is a free crochet t-shirt pattern featuring a contrasting lacy top panel and minimal ease.

SIZE: XS to 5X.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) and 6.50 mm (K-10 ½) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: blocking supplies, a tape measure, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Half Double Crochet.

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