Erin Medley

The Boat Neck Betty by Salena Baca

  Paired with some jeans or leggings, this top is light enough for summer and cute enough for every little girl.

The Designer: Salena Baca

Salena has been crocheting since before grade school, and it’s been her passion ever since! In addition to writing crochet patterns, she is also the founder and host at the American Crochet Association.

About The Pattern

Skill Level


The Yarn – Caron Simply Soft

Caron Simply Soft, medium weight #4 yarn (100% acrylic; 315 yds/288m per 6 oz/170g skein)
1 skein Orchid (A)
1 skein Purple (B)

Yarn Substitutions

Caron Simply Soft

Red Heart Soft

Deborah Norville Everyday Soft

Hook & Other Materials

US J/10 (6.0mm) crochet hook
½ inch button
Sewing needle
Matching sewing thread

Sizes/Finished Measurements

4-5y (6-8y, 9-12y)

Chest:  22 (24.5, 27)”

Neckline Opening: 16 (18, 20)”

Total Length: 12 (13, 14)”


13 dc and 8 rows = 4”/10 cm

Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.

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Erin Medley

Erin is the owner of Crochet Medley, and the Publishing Assistant at Happily Hooked Magazine. A born and raised Michigander, she’s a military wife, and mother of two. Some of her favorite things to crochet are hats, cowls, and amigurumi. Crochet was introduced to her as a pre-teen, but became an obsession in 2008 when her son was born, so she opened a little shop to bring others joy! When she isn’t working with yarn, Erin enjoys her two fur babies, hockey, scrapbooking, coloring with the kids, baking, Star Wars, beading, reading, and watching true crime books or shows.

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