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

striped crochet dress pattern

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

crochet baby dress pattern

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

free crochet dress pattern

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

ruffled crochet kids dress pattern

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

girls crochet dress

This free crochet pattern comes from Ball Hank n Skein. It’s called the Easy Peasy Toddler Dress.

6. Newborn Crochet Dress

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 crochet dress pattern

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

striped crochet baby dress pattern

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

crochet ripple dress pattern

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

baby dress and 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

striped crochet girls dress

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

straps shells crochet sundress

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

girls crochet dress pattern

This dress, for sizes 2, 4 and 6, is a free pattern from Coats and Clark.

14. V-Stitch Baby Dress

baby crochet dress pattern

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

vintage crochet dress

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!


San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!


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  2. Denise Robison Reply

    Hi, I can’t seem to find the pattern for Number 8 on this page. Striped Crochet Girls’ Dress Could you help? Thanks so much, Denise

    • http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-yellow-and-blue-dress

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  5. carla fisher Reply

    I went through all 2605 patterns on coats and Clark’s site number 13 is not there. Is there another way to get it???

    • Kathryn Reply

      My apologies for that. It looks like the link changed. I’ve now updated the link so you can find the pattern pdf by following that link.

  6. I can’t find pattern for # 11…Striped Crochet Dress.
    Your cooperation will be very much appreciated.

    • Kathryn Reply

      My apologies on that. Apparently the link had changed. I’ve updated it now!

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    • Kathryn Reply

      Looks like the link had changed. I’ve now updated it so you can find the pattern!

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  9. Ginni Barr Reply

    I can’t find the pattern for #13. The link takes me to http://www.knitting-warehouse.com

    • Kathryn Reply

      Apologies. The links sometimes change on the older posts like this. I’ve corrected it now. You’ll find the pattern at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sunny-day-girls-dress

    • Kathryn Reply

      I’m not sure if they have a pattern for the jacket. I only know about the one for the dress.

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    • Kathryn Reply

      At the same link I shared above to answer your question?

  11. Bunzie Wininger Reply

    Do you possible have the written pattern for #3-it is beautiful and I would love to make it, but I can’t read diagrams :( I appreciate any help you can give me.
    Thanks so much,
    Bunzie Wininger

  12. I’m trying to make no 4 but I can’t get the right number of stitches to measure the right number of inches for size 6 I need help

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