8 Free
Racerback Crochet Tank Top
Patterns


Summer is here, and it’s time to bring out those light and breezy racerback tank tops!

Whether you’re planning a day at the beach or looking for an outfit for a day out with friends, we’ve got you covered with these free racerback crochet tank top patterns.

A flat lay image of a crochet racerback tank top with a jacket and shorts.
Photo: cactusandlacedesigns.com

The Rowan Racerback Tank from Cactus & Lace Designs

The Rowan is a free racerback crochet tank top pattern with an airy stitch design. The pattern uses double-crochet and single-crochet stitches and simple shaping techniques. It’s designed to be loose fitting, with approximately 2-4″ (5-10 cm) of positive ease.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, AND 3X. The bust measurements of the finished garment are from 32″ to 56″ (81 cm to 142 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Bahar from Belize or Coboo from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: between 400 and 825 yards (365-755 m), depending on size.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, a yarn needle, and stitch markers.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Double Crochet and Double Crochet Two Together.

A back view of a woman wearing a racerback crochet tank top.
Photo: yarndrasil.com

Velvet Tank Top from Yarndrasil

The Velvet Tank Top is an easy racerback crochet tank top pattern featuring a luxurious velvet yarn perfect for cool summer nights.

SIZE: XS (32″/81 cm), S (34″/86 cm), M (36″/91.5 cm), L (38″/96.5 cm), XL 40″/101.5 cm), 2XL (42″/106.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Baby Velvet from Bernat.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: one or two skeins.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.

A back view of a woman wearing a pink crochet racerback top with denim shorts.
Photo: eandpcrochet.com

Racing Summer Tank Crochet Pattern from Evelyn and Peter Crochet

The Racing Summer Tank is a free racerback crochet tank top pattern featuring the V-Stich. The length is cropped but is easy to adjust to make it longer. There is a full video tutorial, so you can follow along with the written pattern.

SIZE: nine sizes, ranging from XS to 5X, to fit bust measurements from 28″ to 62″ (71 cm to 157.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Coboo from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 330-930 yards, depending on the size made (305-850 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: V-Stitch.

Two different views of a striped crochet racerback tank top.
Photo: apurposeandastitch.com

Summer’s Breeze Top from A Purpose & A Stitch

The Summer’s Breeze is a free, size-inclusive crochet top pattern in two styles. It can be made with a racerback or in a halter style. The designer has also made a step-by-step picture tutorial for this pattern.

SIZE: nine sizes, from XSmall to 5XLarge. The bust measurements of the completed top range from 28″ to 60″ (71 cm to 152.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Truboo from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: three to seven skeins, or 620-1600 yards (570-1465 m), depending on size.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a tape measure, scissors, and a darning needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Single Crochet and Back Loop Only Crochet.

A lacy white racerback crochet tank top.
Photo: garnstudio.com

Aphrodite from DROPS Design

Aphrodite is a free crochet racerback tank top pattern featuring a pretty, lacy stitch design. Suitable for intermediate to experienced crocheters, there are written instructions, but the motifs/lacy stitch patterns are worked from a diagram.

SIZE: S, M, L, XL, XXL, and XXXL. The finished bust measurements are 28½” (72 cm), 31½” (80 cm), 34½” (88 cm), 38½” (98 cm), 43½” (110 cm), and 48″ (122 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton or cotton blend yarn. E.g., DROPS Cotton Light from Garnstudio.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 350-500 g, depending on the size made.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: one button, a tap measure, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: working stitch patterns from a diagram.

Back view of a woman wearing a bright coloured racerback crochet tank top.
Photo: desamourdesigns.com

The Suze-Anna Racerback Top from Desamour Designs

The Suze-Anna Top is a free crochet racerback tank top pattern featuring a pretty shell stitch.

SIZE: S/M with details on customising.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight, cotton yarn. E.g., Home Cotton from Premier Yarns.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: approximately 280 yards/256 m.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a tape measure, darning needle, and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Shell Stitch.

Video: Maya Luna Corazon DIY

Crochet Form Fitting Crop Top with Racerback from Maya Luna Corazon DIY

This free racerback crochet top tutorial is suited for intermediate-level crocheters.

SIZE: customised to your measurements.
YARN WEIGHT: the top is crochet with one strand of #1 weight yarn and one strand of #2 weight yarn held together, but you could use one strand of #3 DK weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a tape measure, scissors, and a stitch marker.

Video: 2 Loopz Crochet

Easy Tank Top from 2 Loopz Crochet

This is an easy racerback crochet top pattern, crocheted from the bottom up in one piece. The video tutorial is accompanied by a written pattern (link below).

SIZE: customised to your measurements.
YARN WEIGHT: #2 / Fine / Sport weight, cotton yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, scissors, a tapestry needle, and a tape measure.

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