10 Modest Crochet Tops You Can Wear to the Office

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You have to see these 10 office appropriate crochet tee patterns. I searched high and low for modest unique tee patterns for women because I want to wear my makes out in my real life. These patterns are quality, easy to follow and available on Etsy or Raverly.

Do you love to crochet summertime garments but have a hard time finding modest crochet top patterns?

When you do a search for crochet tops for women are all the patterns tube tops and bralettes?

It’s such a problem! I want to be able to wear my makes to the office, story time at the library, and my in-laws’ picnics. But I can’t be showing up with my navel, my cleavage and 90 percent of my skin hanging out. Oh gosh, just the thought is embarrassing.

10 Modest Crochet Tops

Fear not, you have come to the right place. Below you will find 10 modest crochet top patterns that you can actually wear out in public.

Follow the link under each picture to purchase the crochet top pattern.

As of the writing of this post 8/11/21 none of these patterns are offered for free anywhere. I checked for you because isn’t it the worst to buy a pattern and then find it for free?! If you are reading this post many moments later you may want to check for yourself to make sure they are still paid/premium only.

Michelle Ferguson of Two Brothers Blankers wearing a red, knotted, modest crochet top pattern.
1. The Tried and True Tee

If you are looking for the perfect basic tee then the Tied and True Tee by Michelle Ferguson of Two Brothers Blankets is the perfect pattern for you. It is lightweight, has beautiful drape, and can be styled knotted, tucked in, or hanging loose. It’s a versatile basic!

Woman from Sunflower Cottage Crochet wearing the Sarah Crochet Tee Pattern.
2. The Sarah Tee

Next we have the, the Sarah Crochet Tee pattern. It’s the perfect top for spring,summer, and early fall. There is so much to love about this design, the gorgeous lacy detail at the top, the fact that you do not need to wear a tank underneath, and it’s pretty color blocking.

This tee is size inclusive sized in adult XS to 5XL. A sizing chart is included to help you get the perfect fit.

Cosie Rosie UK modeling her crochet summer top pattern for beginners.  The top is pink and gray colorblocked with a bit of easy lace around the neck.
3. Easy Summer Crochet Top

And here’s a great one for beginners. Cosie Rosie UK designed this easy summer crochet top pattern. The perfect addition to your handmade, warm weather season wardrobe!


Made using DK (Size 3 yarn), it creates a light weight, breathable top which is flattering on any body shape from XS-5XL.

A woman wearing the Be Spotted Crochet Tee. A ladies crochet top pattern by Mary Beth Cryan
4. The Be Spotted Tee

Looking for something different? The Be Spotted Tee pattern by Mary Beth (me) of Crochet with Mary Beth pattern is unique. It’s bold sleeves, clever polka dot stitch pattern, and cute neckline detail will earn you tons of compliments. Looking for size inclusive? It’s written for sizes XS – 5X.

A woman wearing a blue ladies crochet top pattern.  The top is modeled by Trista of Trista of Crochets and can be purchased on Etsy.
5. Sizzling Summer Tee

Are you looking for a beginner pattern? The Sizzling Summer Tee is an easy crochet pattern by Trista of Crochets by Trista. You will find the instructions easy to follow and simple. If you need pattern support, Trista is available!

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A crochet halter top hanging on a fence.  The ladies crochet top pattern is designed by Dora Does.
6. The Corona Summer Halter Crochet Top

Take a look at the Corona Summer Halter Crochet Top by Dora Does. This cute top has a keyhole split down the back between the shoulders and a loose airy drape at the front. This top will keep you looking cool all summer.

And it’s customizable! The pattern is worked top down, so you can adjust the length and body shaping as you go to make sure it covers everything you want to cover.

Amber of Divine Debris models her crochet shirt pattern.  The top is two tone and has a beautiful stitch pattern starting midway down the top.
7. Iris Shirt

Amber of Divine Debris’s Iris Shirt is a simple yet delicate crochet top. It’s a nice layering piece that will take you through the change of seasons.

Michelle Furguson of Two Brothers Blankets models her beautiful drappy Chevy Tee.  The perfect crochet top pattern to make and wear to the office.
8. Chevy Tee

Michelle Ferguson of Two Brothers Blankets designed the Chevy tee. It is lightweight, simple, modest crochet top with a fun stitch pattern. Use very basic stitches and a tiny bit of sewing to create this stylish v-neck. You will love how quick and easy it is to make!

Mary Beth Cryan of Crochet with Mary Beth models her Butterfly Stripe Tee, a perfect modest crochet pattern to make and wear to the office.  The tee is made with the butterfly stitch in two tones.
9. The Butterfly Stripe Tee

The Butterfly Stripe Tee is a great new unique tee by Mary Beth (me) of Crochet with Mary Beth.

I spent a lot of time researching the shape of this tee to make it look modern so you’ll look modern wearing it. My research revealed very short sleeves, a hemline right below the pant waistline, and dark colored cuffs are all very modern right now. I incorporated all three.

The Gradiate tee is modeled by a woman.  This summertime tee is designed by Sati Glenn and is perfect for gradient yarn.
10. Gradiate Tee

The Gradiate tee by Sati Glenn is the perfect project for gradient yarn. It is worked top down, in the round, so you don’t have to cut and rejoin your yarn; simply skip stitches for the sleeves and keep going!

This top is quick to work, and the lace details will keep you interested while stitching, and add that “little something extra.”

Which one will you make first?

I searched and searched for these 10 beautiful summertime tees. It was really hard to find quality crochet top patterns from reputable crochet designers that are conservative.

But I’m so pleased with this collection of crochet tops for women. Now the only hard part is deciding which one to make first!

I hope I was able to make finding your next summertime tee project a lot easier.

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You have to see these 10 office appropriate crochet tee patterns. I searched high and low for modest unique tee patterns for women because I want to wear my makes out in my real life. These patterns are quality, easy to follow and available on Etsy or Raverly.

If you liked these tees, check out these accessory crochet patterns next!

  1. Loopy Worsted Necklace
  2. Mod Crocheted Bead Necklace
  3. Aztec Bracelet Set
  4. Stripe Blocked Crochet Cardigan