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Raglan Crochet Top Blouse Pattern – Free Pattern From ByKaterina

Free crochet pattern and tutorial for a raglan bohemian top.

This on-trend raglan crochet pattern works up easily with seamless construction and basic double crochet stitches for an easy, breezy bohemian summer top that is versatile enough for all occasions. Get the complete free pattern below or purchase the ad-free, printable PDF here!

This on-trend crochet raglan blouse works up easily with seamless construction and basic double crochet stitches. Easy crochet top tutorial, stitch chart and free pattern!

Thanks to Lion Brand Yarns for providing the yarn for this free raglan crochet pattern. This post contains affiliate links.

Welcome back to the Make & Do Crew guest designer series. While I’m getting to know the newest baby in our family, Catalina from ByKaterina is sharing her free raglan crochet pattern with us today! You can see lots of of Catalina’s crochet patterns her blog, ByKaterina. And be sure to check her out on social media too: Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook. Catalina, take it away!

The Inspiration for My Raglan Crochet Pattern

Hi there! I’m Catalina behind ByKaterina and I’m so happy to share with you “My Lucky” Blouse. The name chosen for this project was something that came into my mind instantly after the girls from Make & Do Crew announced me that I will be a guest blogger. I didn’t know on spot what I will make, but I was sure that I will find something that will make me feel lucky.

In my journey as a crochet designer, the main focus is to demonstrate that crochet items can be fashionable and modern and even more then that, everyone can make something outstanding without being an experienced crocheter. That’s why in my designs I mostly use simple stitches and shapes and “My Lucky” Blouse is one of them.

This on-trend crochet raglan blouse works up easily with seamless construction and basic double crochet stitches. Lightweight summer crochet shirt tutorial, stitch chart and free raglan pattern!

A Bohemian Crochet Top With Top Down Construction

My Lucky blouse is worked using the raglan technique and I know that this might sounds scary, I can tell you that this technique is the easiest way to make a garment and it’s also addictive. Once you get it you will make everything using this technique so give it a try.

The pattern skill level is easy. All you will need to know is to work in rounds and to how to make double crochet stitches. “My Lucky” Blouse is worked top down, so it’s seamless, almost worked in one single piece.

This boho top down crochet pattern is easy, seamless and on-trend. Get the free pattern and tutorial featuring Lion Brand Yarn.

A Breathable Yarn Perfect for Summer Crochet Projects

My Lucky Blouse is a garment for spring or summer, so it has to be lightweight and breathable. Lion Brand Cotton Bamboo was the perfect yarn for that. One of my favorite fibers to crochet with is cotton, but this mix between cotton and bamboo is so amazing.

Lion Brand Cotton Bamboo yarn in Gardenia

The crochet garments made with this yarn are smooth with a nice drape and as a plus the yarn is washable, which is perfect for spring and summer garments that need to be washed more often. With the subtle shine of bamboo everything you will want to make with this yarn will be more attractive so go for it! See all the colors of Lion Brand’s Cotton Bamboo yarn here.

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My Lucky Blouse
Free Raglan Crochet Pattern

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Explanation:
“My Lucky” Blouse is a top-down blouse worked with raglan technique. We are first working the yoke starting from the neck and then we will separate the sleeves from the body of the blouse and work each part individually. “My Lucky ” Blouse has a geometrical element on the front side made with chain stitches. Skill level is easy. All you have to know is to work in circular rounds and basic stitches. It’s perfect for layering also. It will looks so nice a contrasting color shirt that you can wear underneath.

Supplies:
Lion Brand Collection Cotton Bamboo (weight: 3/lightweight – 245 yards, 3.5 oz)
Gardenia (#487-170)
Size H (5.00 mm) crochet hook
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers (4)

• For each size you will need approximately:
– Small – 735 yards, 672 m / 10.5 oz, 300 G (3 skeins)
– Medium – 790 yards, 725 m /11.5 oz, 325 G (4 skeins)
– Large – 845 yards, 775 m / 12 oz, 350 G (4 skeins)
– 1X Large – 900 yards, 825 m / 13 oz, 370 G (4 skeins)
– 2X Large – 960 yards, 880 m/ 14 oz, 390 G (4 skeins)

These values are approximate and you may need more or less yarn. Please add 1 skein as margin of error.

Sizes/Measurements:

Raglan crochet sweater free pattern and tutorial. Size chart and stitch chart included.

Gauge:
• 14 dc = 4″ (10 cm) 8 rows = 4″ (10 cm)

Abbreviations and Glossary (US Terms):
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
PDc – partial double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
st (s) – stitch (es)
inc – increase (increase in yoke corners : 1 dc , ch 2, 1 dc)

Overall Pattern Notes:
• This yarn is just perfect for summer clothes. The softness and drape of bamboo rayon combined with the durability of the cotton, make it perfect for stylish and comfortable clothes. I founded easy to work with and I love the final look of “My Lucky” Blouse.

• This pattern is easy to follow. The numbers for sizes Medium, Large, 1 X large and 2 X Large are written between brackets. You will find final measurement in the diagram. Also this pattern contain a stitch chart with the first few rounds of the yoke to help you.

• We will turn after each round, working on the right side and wrong side.

Top down crochet blouse free pattern and tutorial. Stitch chart included!

Start with the foundation chain.

Small – 88 sts (26 sts for back and front, 16 sts for sleeves, 4 sts for corners)

Medium – 96 sts (28 sts for back and front, 18 sts for sleeves, 4 sts for corners)

Large – 104 sts (30 sts for back and front, 20 sts for sleeves, 4 sts for corners)

1 X Large – 112 sts (32 sts for back and front, 22 sts for sleeves, 4 sts for corners)

2 X Large – 120 sts (34 sts for back and front, 24 sts for sleeves, 4 sts for corners)

Join the ends to make a circle.

Yoke

Round 1: ch 2, 1 dc in the same st ( ch 2 at the beginning of each round doesn’t count as first dc), 1 dc in the next 12 (13, 14, 15, 16 ) sts, 1 inc in next ( 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc in the same stitch). Use a stitch marker (optional) to mark the first corner of the yoke. Proceed the same with the next 3.

Continue after corner with 1 dc in next 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) sts, 1 inc in next, 1 dc in next 26 (28, 30, 32, 34) sts, 1 inc in next, 1 dc in next 16 (18, 20, 22, 24 ) sts, 1 inc in next, 1 dc in next, 13 ( 14, 15, 16, 17 ) sts. Join with a sl st with the first dc. Ch 2 and turn

Round 2: 1 dc in the first st, 1 dc in each st to the corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in each st to the next corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in next 2 sts, ch 11 (12, 13, 14, 15) sts, skip 11 (12, 13, 14, 15) sts, 1 dc in next 2, ch 11 (12, 13, 14, 15) sts, skip 11 (12, 13, 14, 15 sts ) 1 dc in next 2 sts, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in next sts to the corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in each st to the end of the round. Join with sl st with first dc. Ch 2 and turn

Round 3: 1 dc in the first st, 1 dc in each st to the first corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in each st to the next corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in next (previous round no. of sts + 2) sts, ch (previous round no. of sts – 1) sts, skip (previous round no. of sts – 1), 1 dc in next 2 sts, ch (previous round no. of st – 1), skip (previous round no. of sts – 1), 1 dc in next (previous round no. of sts + 2), 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in the next sts to the last corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in each st to the end of the round. Sl st with first dc. Ch 2 and turn

*Note: when you have to skip sts, just pay attention that you have to skip the sts (mostly ch) to the 2 dc in the middle.

Rows 4 – 12 ( 13, 14, 15, 16): repeat round 3.

At the end of these rounds the first geometrical element is done and if you want to keep “My Lucky” Blouse with only the V neck you can continue from now working only in double crochet.

Round 13 (14, 15, 16, 18): 1 dc in the first st, 1 dc in each st to the first corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in each st to the next corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in next (previous round no. of sts + 2), ch 2, skip 2, 1 dc in next (previous round no. of sts + 2), 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in each st to the last corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in each st to the end of the round. Ch 2 and turn.

With the next round we will start the next geometrical element of “My Lucky” Blouse.

The first part of the this is basically the same as we made until now only that is in mirror.

Round 14, (15, 16, 17, 18): 1 dc in the first st, 1 dc in each st to the first corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in the next sts to the next corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in next (same no. of st as previous round), ch 1, skip 1, 1 dc in next 2, ch 1, skip 1, 1 dc in next (same number of sts as previous round), 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in next sts to the last corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in each st to the end of the round. Sl st with 1st dc. Ch 2 and turn.

*Note: we have the same number of sts before and after the chains because we increase in corner. So, we have 1 dc less from the chains but, 1 have 1 more from the corner increase.

You don’t have to keep counting the sts, just to know how many sts you had on the previous round. Just pay attention that the last st, became a ch st.

Round 15 (16, 17, 18, 19): 1 dc in first st, 1 dc in each st to the first corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in next sts to the next corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in the next (same no. of sts as previous rounds), ch (previous round no. of sts + 1), skip the sts to the 2 middle dc, 1 dc in next 2, ch (previous round no. of sts +1), skip the ch sts + 1, 1 dc in the next sts to the corner, 1 inc in the corner, 1 dc in each st to the last corner, 1 inc in corner, 1 dc in next sts to the end of yhe round. Sl st with first dc. ch 2 and turn.

For size Small round 15 was the last round of the yoke. The next round will be the separating round.

For size Medium, Large, 1X Large, 2X large repeat round 16 ( 17, 18, 19) untill you have in total for the yoke:

Medium – 18 rounds

Large – 20 rounds

1X Large – 24 rounds

2X Large – 26 rounds

Next round will be the separating round. Because is the first round of the Body we will start counting the rounds from 1 again.

Body

Round 1: 1 dc in first st, 1 dc until you get to the first corner, 1 pdc (partial double crochet, an unfinished double crochet. Keep 2 loops on your hook), skip the sts for sleeve to the next corner, 1 pdc in the next corner. Yarn over and pull the yarn through all the loops on your hook.

Now, continue with the geometrical element, until you get to the next corner. Proceed the same, joining the front and back side and let the sleeve apart. After the second join, continue with 1 dc in each st to the end of the round.

From now on we will continue working in rounds without increasing in corners until you have the desired length.

You will have to continue with the geometrical motif on the front side. You will stop increasing the chain sts when you will have the same number of chain sts as when you started “My Lucky” Blouse.

Small: 11 ch sts

Medium: 12 ch sts

Large: 13 ch sts

1 X Large: 14 ch sts

2X Large 15 ch sts.

After getting to the same number, you will have to start decrease the number of chain sts with one, on each side of the 2 middle dc’s.

Continue working the body to the desired length.

Sleeves

For all sizes:

Round 1: Join the yarn at the arm pit, in the right side corner. Ch 2, 2 pdc in the same st, 1 pdc in the next st ( second corner) , yarn over and pull the yarn through all loops on your hook.

Continue with 1 dc in each st to the end of the round. Sl st with the first st ( the 2 dc cluster). Ch 2 and turn

Round 2: 1 dc in first st, 1 dc in each st around. Sl st with 1st dc. Ch 2 and turn.

Repeat round 2 until you get to the desired length of the sleeve or until you have:

Small: 15 rounds

Medium: 15 rounds

Large: 17 rounds

1X large : 17 rounds

2 X Large 18 rounds.

If you like “My Lucky” Blouse with short sleeves, you can let the sleeves like they are after finishing the yoke.

And this is it. If you want you can add a border in single crochet or other stitch pattern on the bottom, sleeves and neck line.

Thanks again to Catalina of ByKaterina.com for sharing this easy free raglan crochet pattern! Be sure to check out Catalina’s blog for lots more free modern crochet patterns!

More Free Boho Crochet Patterns

If you’re ready to embrace the boho goddess within, here are more free crochet patterns from Make & Do Crew you might like. You can always find all our free bohemian-inspired crochet patterns here.

These free boho crochet patterns include a fringed crochet bag, a simple poncho top and crochet boots with flip flop soles.

1. Saratoga Poncho Top – Super easy lightweight crochet summer shirt that’s great for beginners.

2. Urban Nomad Boho Bag – A fringed boho bag with creative construction that’ll keep you entertained from start to finish.

3. Moonrise Fringed Crochet Bag – A boho crochet circle purse you can customize with a leather strap and buttons.

4. Coachella Crochet Boots – Airy crochet shoes made with flip flop soles. Wear them indoors or out!

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