The Marielle Lace Tee child size crochet pattern combines the fun and easy stitch pattern of the Marielle Lace Shawl, Marielle Lace Slouch, and Addy Lace Caridgan crochet patterns, along with the simplicty of two rectangle construction! Summer is in full swing and temperatures are soaring! I don’t know about you, but easy and breezy are the two adjectives that describe my family’s wardrobe right now. This lacy design really does fit the bill when it comes to hot weather fashion.
Oh! Make sure you read right until the end of the post to see some incredible tester photos!
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Cotton Fair is a 52%/48% cotton/acrylic blend yarn which I have used for my designs several times! The stitch definition is fantastic, the colours are beautiful and I find that the fabrics I make with it don’t lose their shape, even after washing.
- 24 colors
- 52% Cotton, 48% Acrylic.
- 3.5 oz/100 g, 317 yds/290m.
- #2 Fine Weight
Check out the other patterns I have designed with this yarn!
MARIELLE LACE TEE CHILD SIZE – CROCHET PATTERN
Yarn: 150-560 yards of Sport #2 Weight Yarn. Sample made using Premier Cotton Fair.
See approximate yardage for individual sizes below. Please note that Adult sizes of this Tee are in testing now!
Hook: Furls Crochet Alpha in Cocobolo H (5.0 mm).
Tapestry Needle for weaving in ends and seaming.
- ch(s): chain(s)
- st(s): stitch(es)
- sk: skip
- slst: slip stitch
- sc: single crochet
- dc: double crochet
- tr: treble crochet
- Marielle Stitch: (2tr, ch2, dc) in the designated st or sp)
Gauge Swatch Instructions
4”x4” = 7 (sc, ch1, sk1st) groups x 17 rows.
To make gauge:
Row 1: Ch21, sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch2, sk1ch, sc in next ch, repeat from * across to last st, sc in last. (9 (sc, ch2, sk1st) groups)
Row 2-19: Ch1, turn, sc in first st, *ch2, sk1st, sc in next ch2 space, repeat from * across, sc in last. (9 (sc, ch2, sk1st) groups)
Measure the 7 (sc, ch2, sk1st) groups in the middle of your swatch.
Special Pattern Notes
This tee was designed with 2-4” of positive ease. For a more fitted top, make the next size down.
When following the stitch counts at the end of each round, the numbers are in chronological order by size, (2,4,6,8,10,12). When only one stitch count is given, it is the same for all sizes.
All instructions within parentheses (…) are worked into the same stitch or space.
This garment is worked in two pieces and then joined at the shoulders and sides.
Sample was made in a size 6. Model typically wears a child size 5 in tops.
You are free to sell what you make from this pattern, but you may not share, copy or reproduce this pattern in part or whole.
Photographs are also copyright protected and may not be used. Please link back to one of my shops if selling your finished items online.
© Pam Dajczak 2020
Row 1: Ch (43, 47, 51, 55, 59, 63), sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch2, sk1ch, sc in next, repeat from * across, sc in last. (22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32 sc)
Row 2-10: Ch1, turn, sc in first st, *ch2, sk1st, sc in next ch2 space, repeat from * across, sc in last. (22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32 sc)
Row 11: Ch4 (counts as tr), turn, sk1st, (2tr, ch2, dc) in next ch2 space, *sk next ch2 space, (2tr, ch2, dc) in next ch2 space, repeat from * across, tr in last st. (19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29 Marielle Sts)
Row 12: Ch4, turn, (2tr, ch2, dc) in each ch2 space across, tr in top of previous row’s beginning ch4. (19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29 Marielle Sts)
Repeat Row 12 until entire piece measures desired finished length when stretched slightly. See chart on Page 1 for suggested length per size.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
One Panel finished.
Repeat for second Panel.
I recommend blocking at this point. For a step-by-step tutorial, read this blog post.
To finish the Marielle Tee, you will sew the shoulder seams and the sides.
Using a tapestry needle and a length of yarn approximately 2.5x the length to be seamed, sew the two Panels together. I recommend THIS TUTORIAL for a couple different seaming options.
Each shoulder seam should be approximately (2”, 2.5”, 3”, 3.5”, 4”, 4.5”) long.
Each side seam should begin right above the Bottom Band, and continue up, leaving a (4.25”, 4.75”, 5”, 5.5”, 6”, 6.25”) armhole opening.
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
That’s it! If you like the Marielle Lace Tee child size crochet pattern, make sure you check back for the adult sizes XS-5X which will be released later this month. Sign up for my Newsletter to make sure you don’t miss out!
Before you go! Check out the beautiful photos I have received from the wonderful people who took the time to test this pattern for me!