By Sierra Fontaine from Sierra’s Crafty Creations.
The best friend cardi is a great open lace crochet top perfect for spring and summer! It features an open vest style.
This is an intermediate-level pattern using the Broom Stick style stitch.
Finished Sizes: This pattern is written for children and adult sizes! Child Sizes 2T-10 Adult Sizes XS-3XL
Child sizes (SIZE LENGTH CHEST):
- 2T 15 in 21”
- 3T 15 in 22”
- 4T 15 in 23.5”
- 5 17 in 25”
- 6 17 in 27”
- 7 17 in 27”
- 8 21 in 28”
- 10 21 in 30”
Chest sizing in inches for adults
- XSmall 32 in
- Small 36 in
- Medium 39 in
- Large 43 in
- XL 47 in
- 2XL 56 in
- Size 4 worsted weight yarn (cotton is preferred, but you can use any fiber you would like!) *yardage will be listed in sizing groups below*
- 5 mm H hook
- 15.75 mm Q hook (or any object/utensil that is 1 inch in width/height. This will be used to measure the height of the “Broom Stick” style stitches throughout the pattern. Other objects you can use: a ruler, or a 15 mm knitting needle)
- Yarn Needle
- Stitch marker (1-2 total)
- Measuring tape *Optional*
Skill Level: Intermediate
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