24 Knit Crop Top Patterns

Stay cool this summer in a handmade crop top. Crop tops are a must have accessories for any place with a hot climate. Unlike store bought crop tops that all look alike, knit crop top patterns come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. You no longer need to sacrifice your style to stay comfortable.

Knit Crop Top Patterns

Below are 24 knit crop top patterns.

We have included a wide range of styles we are sure you will love.

1. Wavey Crop Top Knitting Pattern by AndieKnitsShop

Show off your playful side with this unique knit crop top. You will not only have fun wearing it, but you will also have fun making it. The only question is, what colour combination are you going to choose?

This knit crop top pattern is a beginner to intermediate level knitting pattern. The top is knitted flat from the bottom up. Included is a colour chart and intarsia to create the wave pattern. It is written for sizes XS-3XL.

Wavey Crop Top Knitting Pattern by AndieKnitsShop

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2. HOPE Summer Crop Top Knitting Pattern Free by Nerea Moreno

This crop top will quickly become your favourite go-to top. It has a simple design that works great with a pair of jeans or shorts. Finished, the crop top will fit a European size medium.

You can make it shorter or longer. The free knot crop top pattern can be completed by an advanced beginner.

HOPE Summer Crop Top Knitting Pattern Free by Nerea Moreno

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3. Summer Knitted Crop Top Pattern by DPMKnits

This cute, cropped top is perfect for a day at the beach or a night out on the town. The knit crop top pattern is easy to complete and suitable for beginners. Adjust the length of the top with lace to fit all body types. The pattern is written to fit sizes XS to XL.

Summer Knitted Crop Top Pattern by DPMKnits

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4. One shoulder Crop Top Knitting Pattern by TrendsKnitting

Here is a stylish crop top with a modern twist. The one shoulder top can be worn over a blouse or under a jacket.

The crop top is knit in one piece from the top down using the stockinette stitch. The lace stitch is used to create the borders. It is a beginner-friendly pattern. Included are instructions for sizes XS to L.

One shoulder Crop Top Knitting Pattern by TrendsKnitting

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5. Knit Crop Top Pattern from HSKnitwearDesigns

The Escalante tank top was inspired by Canyon Country in Southern Utah. It has thin double straps that give extra support while keeping you cool.

This knit crop top pattern can be made with a drapey fit or a tighter, cami-style fit. This top is knit from the bottom up. Once you get to the arm holes, the front and back panels are knit flat. Sizes include XS to 5XL.

Knit Crop Top Pattern from HSKnitwearDesigns

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6. Square Neck Knit Crop Top Pattern by Soulfulknitwear

Sweet and sassy, this simplistic crop top is a must have accessory for lounging around the house and garden. It has a square neckline, which makes the pattern easy to knit up.

The knit crop top pattern and tutorial was created for beginners without any knitting experience. There are detailed written descriptions and photos. It will walk you through making your first crop top. Sizes include small and medium.

Square Neck Knit Crop Top Pattern by Soulfulknitwear

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7. Another One Shoulder Crop Top Knitting Pattern by AnotherKnit

The Another One Shoulder Top is the perfect top for staying classy during the summer heat. The unique design has a modern twist that will work for any occasion.

The knit crop top pattern is suitable for beginners. It is knit using circular needles. Included are sizes 1-7.

Another One Shoulder Crop Top Knitting Pattern by AnotherKnit

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8. Retro Striped Knit Crop Top Pattern by SaraKnitsCo

Are you a fan of retro designs? Bring the 70s back with this knit crop top pattern. It is a super easy pattern that works up quickly. Make the top using the suggested rainbow colours, or choose your own combination.

This is a beginner-friendly pattern. You will need to know stockinette stitch, working flat, working in the round, and decreasing. The pattern calls for 5 mm circular knitting needles, 4 medium weight yarn, and a tapestry needle. There are 8 sizes ranging from XS to 4XL.

Retro Striped Knit Crop Top Pattern by SaraKnitsCo

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9. Summer knitted Crop Top Pattern by Turquoise with Vanilla

Are you searching for a simple, free crop top knitting pattern? Check out this classic crop top. The pattern is beginner-friendly. All you need to know is the knit stitch, purl stitch, and how to decrease.

Summer knitted Crop Top Pattern by Turquoise with Vanilla

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10. Coco Loco Cami by Bibi Knit Co.

Make this lightweight crop to wear around the house as loungewear or for a flirty night out. It is a great top for spring and summer. The knit crop top pattern is knit flat using circular needles. It is worked from the bottom up in one piece. Then the stitches are separated to create the shaping of the front and back necklines.

Coco Loco Cami by Bibi Knit Co

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11. Devil Wears BraDa Knit Crop Top Pattern from BrendaMadeThis

The Devil Wears Bra-Da is a cute, simple crop top. You can shorten the pattern to make a bralette or lengthen it to make a longer top. It is a great top for those hot summer days.

This is an intermediate level knit crop top pattern. It can easily be completed in a single afternoon. The pattern includes 6 sizes from a 28-30 inch (71.12-76.2 cm) chest to a 48-50 inch (121.92-127 cm) chest.

Devil Wears BraDa Knit Crop Top Pattern from BrendaMadeThis

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12. Off Shoulder Crop Top Pattern by SaraKnitsCo

You can wear this off the shoulder crop top with a cardigan for a trendy layered look. It would look cute with a skirt, shorts, or a pair of leggings. It is an intermediate level knit crop top pattern. The knitting pattern is written for 3 sizes: small, medium, and large.

Off Shoulder Crop Top Pattern by SaraKnitsCo

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13. Crop It Like It’s Hot Crop Top Knitting Pattern by BrendaMadeThis

If you enjoy chunky knitwear, you will love the Crop It Like It’s Hot Top. To top is seamless, textured, and super stylish.

The beginner-friendly knit crop top pattern is worked using super bulky yarn. It is an easy pattern that can be knit in as little as one to two sittings. The pattern includes directions for 6 sizes.

Crop It Like It's Hot Crop Top Knitting Pattern by BrendaMadeThis

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14. Crop Top Knitting Pattern Free Raspberry Fair from DROPS Design

The Raspberry Fair crop top is a fabulous pattern. The top has a beautiful texture and thick straps.  All measurements are in cm. The crop top knitting pattern is free. It is written in American English. There is a link to the British English pattern. The pattern is written for sizes XS to XXL.

Crop Top Knitting Pattern Free Raspberry Fair from DROPS Design

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15. Easy Crop Top Knit Pattern by KnitsMeDesigns

This crop top should be a staple in any wardrobe. The loose fit and basic design will add simplicity yet subtle style to any outfit. Wear the top by itself or under a jacket.

The Alpha knit crop top pattern was designed with beginners in mind. Only easy techniques and basic stitches (knit, purl, knit 2 together, and slip slip knit) are used. The top is knit flat and seamed with a mattress stitch. The pattern comes in adult sizes from XS to 3XL. And children’s sizes 1-2 years to 9-10-years old.

Easy Crop Top Knit Pattern by KnitsMeDesigns

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16. Costal Tank Top Pattern by Patternsbyclknits

This is a beautifully designed knit crop top pattern. The top features a ribbed design and a classic square neck. Included are modifications for crossed or straight straps. It is perfect for hot summer days.

It is an intermediate level knitting pattern. You will need to know long tail cast on, German short rows, regular bind off, and 3 needle bind off.

Costal Tank Top Pattern by Patternsbyclknits

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17. Stripes of Summer Pattern by Suzie Chapple

The Stripes of Summer knit crop top pattern is beautiful and versatile. It features a fun and stylish striped design. It is a great project for intermediate to advanced level knitters.

With its cute design and easy-to-follow instructions, this pattern is sure to become a summer favourite for knitters of all levels. The completed top will fit a US size 8 to 10.

Stripes of Summer Pattern by Suzie Chapple

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18. Soho Shoulder Crop Top Knitting Pattern by NYCKnitsCo

Here is a knit crop top pattern perfect for the fashion-forward knitter. The pattern features a distinctive design with a wide neckline that sits on one-shoulder. It can be worn by itself, over a blouse, or layered with a sweater or jacket.

The crop top is knit in from the bottom up. There is no seaming required. The length of the strap and body are easily customised. Included are instructions for sizes x-small to xx-large.

Soho Shoulder Crop Top Knitting Pattern by NYCKnitsCo

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19. T-shirt Knitting Pattern from IsKnit

Inspired by feminine sportswear, this crop top is comfy and simple to wear. It features dropped shoulders, a ribbed waistline, and a split neck.

This crop top is made for advanced beginners or intermediate level knitters. It is knit both flat and in the round. Sizing is for XS to 5 XL.

T-shirt Knitting Pattern from IsKnit

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20. Ribbed V-neck Knitted Crop Top Pattern by ThorsonKnits

This easy pattern features a simple yet elegant design. The crop top has a ribbed texture and flattering v-neckline. With this pattern, you can create a simple and comfortable crop top that is perfect for staying cool.

The knit crop top pattern is worked in the round from the bottom up. Once you reach the underarms, the top is split between the front and back. The straps are worked separately and seamed together using the 3 needle bind off method. Sizing is for XS to 5XL.

Ribbed V-neck Knitted Crop Top Pattern by ThorsonKnits

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21. Poppy Knitted Crop Summer Tank Top Easy Knitting Pattern for Beginners

The women’s sleeveless crop top has thick straps and a square neckline. The length of the rib, body, and straps can all be adjusted. You can layer it with a jacket on colder days or wear it alone in the summer.

It is perfect for beginners looking for a quick and easy project. It only uses basic knitting techniques, including the rib stitch and stockinette stitch. A size chart is included for XS to XXL.

Poppy Knitted Crop Summer Tank Top Easy Knitting Pattern for Beginners

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22. Easy Knit Crop Top Pattern Pattern by BYGALINEYANNA

This knitted crop top would be a simple, comfortable addition to any wardrobe. The design features a classic bralette shape. The top is perfect for hanging out on the beach or working in your garden.

Included are 4 sizes; XS/S, M/L, L/XL, and XL/XXL. It is a beginner-friendly knit crop top pattern that requires previous knowledge of the half fisherman stitch and decreasing.

Easy Knit Crop Top Pattern Pattern by BYGALINEYANNA

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23. Summer Secret Crop Top Knitting Pattern Free by Jessie Maed Designs

With its form-fitting design and cropped length, this top is both feminine and modern. The crop top sits just above your waist, showing off your midriff in a playful way. The fabric is stretchy and comfortable, making it the perfect top for dancing, partying, and lounging around in the sun.

The free knit crop top pattern is knit from the bottom up. You will need to know knitting in the round, bottom up, decreasing, and holding stitches. The pattern includes sizes XX to 5XL.

Summer Secret Crop Top Knitting Pattern Free by Jessie Maed Designs

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24. Basic Bralette Crop Top Pattern by SaraKnitsCo

This is a basic and comfortable crop top, perfect for lazy days. Once you create one, you’ll be eager to make more in various colours.

The pattern is perfect for beginners that know stockinette stitch, working flat, working in the round, and decreasing. This pattern includes 8 sizes.

Basic Bralette Crop Top Pattern by SaraKnitsCo

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Frequently Asked Questions About Knitted Crop Tops

Why are Knitted Crop Tops so Popular?

Crop tops have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their versatility, comfort, and fashion appeal. They have become a symbol of body positivity, encouraging people to embrace their bodies and feel confident in their skin. They also offer a fun way to express one’s personal style.

How Old Should You Be to Wear a Knitted Crop Top?

There is no specific age limit for wearing a crop top. People of all ages can feel comfortable and confident in them. Some people may feel more comfortable wearing a crop top at a younger age, while others may not feel confident enough until they are older.

Do You Need to Wear Anything Under a Knitted Crop Top?

Whether or not you need to wear anything under a crop top often depends on personal preference. However, some tops are designed to be worn with a bra or bralette or layered over a top.

How Should You Style a Crop Top?

Crop tops can be styled in many ways, making them versatile and trendy fashion items. You can wear them with high waisted jeans to hide your belly. Or layer them over a long-sleeved shirt for a more conservative look. They can be worn with jackets and cardigans, or pair them with yoga pants for a stylish workout outfit.

Can a Crop Top Make You Look Thinner?

A crop top can make you look thinner. There are certain designs that can create a slimming effect. Additionally, pairing high-waisted jeans with a crop top can create the illusion of a smaller waist and longer legs. Remember, feeling confident and comfortable in your clothing is the most important factor. So choose a crop top that fits well and makes you feel good.

Are Crop Tops Only for Women?

No, crop tops are not just for women. While crop tops are typically marketed to women, there are crop tops available for men as well. Most men’s crop tops feature a looser, boxier fit and different design details. There are also gender-neutral crop tops everyone can wear regardless of their gender.

Can I Wear a Crop Top to Work?

Whether you can wear a crop top to work or not depends on the company’s dress code policy. Generally, crop tops are thought to be casual wear and may not be appropriate for your workplace. However, if your workplace has a relaxed dress code, a crop top may be acceptable as long as it is styled appropriately.

The summer heat can be unbearable. Stay cool and comfortable by knitting up a few knit crop top patterns.

Crop tops are the ideal summer accessory. They can keep you cool and comfortable without showing too much skin. If you live where the heat is intolerable, you probably already own several crop tops.

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Instead of buying any more ugly, boring tops, make your own using a knit crop top pattern.

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