An added layer with a bit of flair! Lop is thick, warm and versatile. Make one to stuff in your bag when you head out into the cold. You’ll be glad you brought it!

Lop is available in bust sizes ranging from 30″ to 50 ” and would make a fantastic BEGINNER garment.


This pattern uses traditional crochet techniques and was designed to be made with a regular, short crochet hook.

Yarn used in sample:
Twilley’s of Stamford Freedom Spirit
DK (11 wpi)
(Wool 100%)
Colourways 505 & 503

Sizes (Bust inches): 30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50
Yarn Requirements: 510 m, 650 m, 790 m, 920 m, 1100 m, 1200 m
Hook: 4.5 mm & 5 mm (G7 & H Hook)

Lop is worked bottom up. The first piece to be constructed is the ribbed band at the hip. This help you decide which size garment wil fit best if you’re unsure. If the band fits confortably around your hips, you’re good to go.

After that, the body is constructed using 1 UKdc/US sc sts.
Once chains are added to make the arm holes, the top takes on a mind of its own – the increases are offset in such a way as to twist the neckline as it is worked.
Hence the name – Lop (sided)!

This is an easy top to make, and a great one for those long winter evenings in front of the TV.

This pattern comes with easy-to-follow charts and text instruction and links to helpful technique videos.

The pattern pdf will be available to download immediately after purchase.
You’ll also be emailed a download link.


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