When I published my posts of free and paid patterns for women’s crochet dresses I received a comment from someone who wanted to see similar roundups for kids’ crochet dresses. That’s a request I’m totally happy to oblige! We’ll start today with the best free patterns and then follow-up soon with some options to buy.
1. Striped Crochet T-Shirt Dress
Amanda of Pardon My Chaos offers this free crochet pattern for a striped T-shirt style kids’ dress done in crochet. Stylish and comfy! The pattern is written for size 2T/ 3T.
2. Baby’s Crochet Summer Dress
This adorable baby dress is a free pattern (with lots of cute photos) from the Bethsco Blog. The crochet pattern is written for a baby age 1-2.
3. Crochet Dress with Bolero
This cute crochet dress with matching bolero, designed by Svetlana M, is currently the most popular free crochet dress pattern on Ravelry. This pattern is designed for the average five year old girl.
4. Ruffled Crochet Dress
I would’ve loved this ruffled neon crochet dress when I was a kid in the 80s. It works for girls today, too. It’s a free Caron crochet pattern called Rows o’ Ruffles. It’s written for multiple sizes, aged about 3 – 10.
5. Easy Toddler Crochet Dress
This free crochet pattern comes from Ball Hank n Skein. It’s called the Easy Peasy Toddler Dress.
6. Newborn Crochet Dress
It’s easy to whip up a little crochet dress for a newborn because they’re so small. This free pattern comes from Encrafted, a UK blog, so remember that means it’ll be using the British crochet terms.
7. A Drops Design
DROPS has many free crochet dress patterns for babies and girls. I like this one, which has pattern instructions for ages one month to four years.
8. Striped Crochet Girls’ Dress
The first striped toddler dress I shared was a boldy graphic black and white design. Here’s a color option – a crochet dress pattern with some stripes and details, shown here in yellow and blue. The pattern is available as a free Ravelry download.
9. Chevron Girls Crochet Dress
This crochet dress uses the ripple or Chevron pattern. The suggested color scheme is sophisticated for a style-loving girl. It’s from The Green Dragonfly. It’s worn more like a tunic here but make it a little longer and it can be a dress.
10. Crochet Dress with Cardigan
This baby crochet pattern is a dress with a matching cardigan. Make a bunch of them in different colors and mix-and-match for an always cute baby! The pattern is available for newborns through one year as a free Ravelry download.
11. Striped Crochet Dress for Many Ages
This adorable crochet dress pattern from Bernat has patterns sized for kids as young as 18 month or as old as about 6 years.
12. Straps, Shells and Stripes
It’s the details I love in this crochet dress pattern – the tank top straps, the shell pattern, the stripes. Adorable all around. It’s a free pattern form Premier Yarns and is for sizes six months through six years.
13. Crochet Dress with Matching Doll Dress
This dress, for sizes 2, 4 and 6, is a free pattern from Coats and Clark.
14. V-Stitch Baby Dress
This crochet dress pattern by Musings of a Yarn Mom is written for a 6-9 month old little girl.
15. Vintage Mommy-and-Me Matching Crochet Dresses
This vintage crochet pattern is available online. Sweet, isn’t it?
Don’t forget to check back next week for the roundup of the best crochet kids’ dress patterns to buy online!