Crochet Galaxy Top

Added Aug 24, 2007

by mirela

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A great way to reuse leftover fabrics or revamp a Tshirt.
I found a nice weekend project on Crochet Me Magazine, the Galaxy Top by Katy Westcott.
This is what you could be doing in a weekend with bad rainy weather, or an extremely hot summer day like it is now in Florida.
All you need is a cotton yarn and some leftover fabric or an old T Shirt to revamp.
To be honest, sugar and cream yarn is kind of a pour choice to work with for crochet, it is pretty rough on your hands. It was the perfect color choice for my fabric, so i went for it anyway.

As for the fabric, I had a little green jersey leftover form the Green T.

I crochet only the adjustable circles (after reading this tutorial on The Magical Adjustable Ring by Donna Hulka) and then zig zag-ed a chain stitch in between for the top’s neckline.

Material Notes

leftover jersey, sugar and cream cotton yarn

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

Marius for photos

Crochet Me Magazine, the Galaxy Top by Katy Westcott.

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    May 10, 2010, 10.16 PMby allfreecrochet

    I love the design on the scoop neckline. Like you said, awesome way to reuse old scraps. You might like this stripes top too, it’s great for summer! http://www.allfreecrochet.com/Tank-Tops/Paris-Stripes-Top

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    Mar 25, 2010, 11.10 AMby randolf sylvehster

    hi looking gr8 with this dress and ur figure is also gr8……….the armhole needs a little proper shaping……..

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    Aug 29, 2007, 09.36 AMby mirela

    Lilo, this was my first crochet project! I’m sure you can crochet too!

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    Aug 26, 2007, 06.29 PMby elphaba

    Great colors

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    Aug 26, 2007, 03.27 PMby lilo

    Lovely! I wish I could crochet like you… It might work though with some nice wide lace or so, good idea.

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    Aug 24, 2007, 01.48 AMby majnets3s

    Great combination and excellent idea.

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