May/June 2013

Tootsie Top

Slip this lacy top over a tank or sundress for a delicious look.
By Elena Malo

Schachenmayr SMC Micro Grande, 3.5oz/100g balls, each approx 200yd/219m (acrylic)

  • 4 (5, 6, 6, 7) balls #00172 Lime

Crochet Hook

  • Size G/6 (4mm) crochet hook


  • Yarn needle

S (M, L, 1X, 1X)

finished measurements
Chest 34 (38, 43, 47, 51)"/86.5 (96.5, 109, 119.5, 129.5)cm
Length 25 (25, 25, 26.5, 26.5)"/63.5 (63.5, 63.5, 67.5, 67.5)cm, including lower ribbing

2 pattern repeats = 4.25"/11cm and 10 rows = 4"/10cm over Vertical Lace pattern.


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Dumb question:

When the set up row says "8 pattern repeats" does that mean to repeat the set up row 8 times? I know it's a silly question but I've just never seen it written that way.

Yes, we posted some

Yes, we posted some corrections for this pattern on our Corrections page:


I just saw the corrections for the shoulders (I made a medium). I think I only noticed something was off when attaching the front and back pieces together. I was missing a join in the first and last spaces of the shoulders so I just made up for that when doing the ribbing for the arms and collar. Glad there wasn't a big error or I might not have finished! I love how my top came out though; this is a great pattern.