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Raspberry Cartwheel Crochet Top



Using simple crochet patterns from Coats & Clark, you can add a few staples into your wardrobe. This Raspberry Cartwheel Crochet Top will be a great source of color in the fall months.

Cartwheel Top


  • MODA DEA™ "Cartwheel™", Art. R132 (1.76 ounce/77 yard ball): 9 (11, 12) Balls No. 9745 Raspberries.
  • Crochet Hook: 6.5mm [US K-10.5].
  • Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 12 dc = 4". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.


FRONT & BACK (Alike): Ch 87 (99, 111).
Row 1 (Right Side):
2 Dc in 3rd ch from hook, * skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch, ch 5, skip next 5 ch, sc in next ch, skip next 2 ch **; 5 dc in next ch – shell made; rep from * to last ch, end at **; 3 dc in last ch; turn – 6 (7, 8) shells.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first dc, * ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5 **, sc in 3rd dc of next shell; rep from * to last st, end at **; sc in top of ch-3; turn.

Row 3: * Ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, shell in next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * to last sc; ch 2, dc in last sc; turn – 7 (8, 9) shells.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first dc, * ch 5, sc in 3rd dc of next shell, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * across; turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, 2 dc in first sc, * sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp **, shell in next sc; rep from to last sc, end at **; 3 dc in last sc; turn.

Rep Rows 2-5 until approximately 17 (19, 20)" from beg, end wrong side row. Fasten off.

SLEEVES: Ch 51 (51, 51). Work in pat same as Back over 3 shells on Row 1 and 4 shells on Row 3 until 14 rows in all have been worked, end Row 2. Shape sides as follows:

Row 15: Ch 6, dc in first sc, [ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, shell in next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp] 4 times, ch 5, (dc, ch 3, dc) all in last sc; turn. Row 16: Ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 5, skip sp, sc in next ch-5 sp, [ch 5, sc in 3rd dc of next shell, ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp] 4 times, ch 5, sc in 3rd ch of ch-6; turn.

Row 17: Rep pat Row 3 – 5 shells.

Row 18: Rep pat Row 4.

Row 19: Rep pat Row 5.

Row 20: Rep pat Row 2.

Row 21: Rep Row 15.

Row 22: Rep Row 16.

Row 23: Rep pat Row 3 – 6 shells.

Rows 24-26: Rep pat Rows 4, 5, 2.

Sizes Medium and Large Only-Row 27: Rep Row 15.
Row 28: Rep Row 16.
Row 29: Rep pat Row 3 – 7 shells.
Rows 30-32: Rep pat Rows 4, 5, 2.

All Sizes: Rep pat Rows 3, 4, 5, 2 until 19 (19, 18)" from beg, end wrong side row. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

FINISHING: Sew shoulder seams by measuring 2" inward from both side edges. Place center of sleeve top at shoulder seam; sew in place. Sew sleeve and side seams. Weave in ends.

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Mar 31, 2015

If anyone wants the pattern with small, medium and large sizes, along with a picture you can see and downloadable/printable instructions, go here http//www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cartwheel-c == rochet-top


Apr 3, 2014

Copy and paste this web site.it has the sizes in inches http://web.archive.org/web/20121209191644/http://w == ww.coatsandclark.com/Crafts/Crochet/Projects/Appar == el/LM0173+Cartwheel+Crochet+Top.htm


14 Ratings

Aug 21, 2012

this is a worsted weight yarn


Aug 6, 2012

can you put up a larger image? It's hard to see the detail when the image is so small.


Jan 31, 2012

The Coats & Clarks web-site has more information, including sizing: small (bust: 32-34"), medium (36-38"), and large (40-42"). Finished Bust Measurement: 36 (40, 44)".


Jan 28, 2012

My comments are similar to others here. No size listings. Just because it indicates S/M/L doesn't necessarily equate to the inches across the bust, etc. Really need this information. Also, it doesn't indicate the skill level for this project. I'm a beginner and easily intimidated, so I don't want to start a project that will be over my head.


Jan 27, 2012

does anyone know how to expand this pattern for a 2x?


Jan 27, 2012

Well I guess not everyone, myself included, can just assume correctly. And it would be sad to guess at the size(s) - put all the effort into the project - to find out that your guess was wrong. Maybe that is the reason labels are put on clothing, shoes and other such things.


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