24 Free Crochet Baby Dress Patterns
Learn how to crochet a baby dress with these darling free little girl frock patterns!
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Learn how to crochet a baby dress with one of these adorable 24 Free Crochet Baby Dress Patterns and offer your brand new bundle of joy some handmade love.
Making crochet clothing for babies is easy, fun, and the end result is adorable.
Whether you're brand new to crochet or an absolute expert, we have a crochet baby dress pattern for your needs.
From fabulous little frocks with lace details to vintage designs that wow, these baby patterns are too cute to pass by.
There are handmade crochet baby dresses to make for infants, babies, and toddlers! This list includes lovely baby shower gift ideas as well as Easter dress patterns.
Doll your girl up in something bright and lacy this spring or hook something in a happy, sunny yarn for the summer.
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How to Crochet a Baby Dress: What Yarn Should I Use?
All of these patterns include a suggested yarn brand and type for the frock. We suggest following along with the original pattern. Consider allergies and garment care when choosing a yarn as well.
If you cannot find the yarn listed on the project, the best yarn for baby crochet patterns is something machine washable and soft.
Make sure to avoid anything too itchy (like wool) since baby skin is especially sensitive. Learn more by reading our Best Yarn for Crochet guide.
Baby Dress Patterns for Beginners
Find the best crochet dress patterns for beginners below. These sweet and simple dresses are great for spring and summer. Plus, these easy summer dress patterns for beginners are free, which can't be beaten! Especially when you look at the prices of nice dresses in the stores or boutiques.
Size: 3-9 months
Bring the beach to your baby's wardrobe when you work up this trendy little crochet baby pattern. Featuring a bright and beautiful flamingo, this cutie is perfect for summer.
Size: 0-3 months
Keep baby covered from the sun with this summer pattern. Complete with a frilled skirt and a hat to match, this baby set is too cute to pass by.
Size: 6 months
Learn how to combine granny squares and simple stitches to make this classic little dress. Follow the link for a free step-by-step how-to video!
Itty bitty babies often need some help staying warm and a warm yarn wearable is a great option. This feminine little crochet sweater dress will help keep your baby girl cozy and stylish until she gets older.
Size: 12 months
This adorable and stylish design is made for little girls 12 months. However, in the video instructions, they've added different sizes. It’s a very special gift for cute and lovely little baby girls for many occasions.
Find every baby pattern you'd ever want to gift new parents with this collection of 60+ Crochet Baby Gifts for Baby Showers
Easy Crochet Baby Dress Patterns
These crochet baby dress patterns for beginners are easy to work up and just as adorable. Including easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for crocheting a dress, these cutie projects make great baby shower gifts. If you're making an especially light dress, we recommend gifting it with a matching onesie or sweater!
Size: 3 months
This simple and striped pattern is ideal for little girls looking for some style. Worked up in two colors, this pattern is easily worked up in bold colors or softened with some subdued pastels. Even a mix of both! The options are endless.
Size: 3-6 months or 6-12 months
Pastel and petite, this pretty little frock can be worked up for little girls up to one year old. Using lightweight yarn and colors, this makes an adorable spring dress.
Size: 9-12 months
How adorable, and frankly, quite elegant, is this sweet crochet baby dress pattern? Cozy and cute as a button, this crochet baby dress is worked up in lightweight yarn and ideal for babies. And with the long sleeves, it will certainly keep her warm while she wears it.
Size: 12-18 months
Ideal for babies and toddlers, this set of free crochet patterns come with the whole kit and kaboodle. If you're looking to impress at your next baby shower, present the new mom with this dress, hat, booties, and mittens set.
Size: 0-3, 3-6 months
You will be able to complete this gorgeous baby dress in just one day. If you start it early in the morning, your little princess will be able to wear it in the evening!
Size: Newborn-18 months
This tutorial will show you how to create the yoke of the baby dress and uses a simple technique to create a nice full skirt without complicated counting and increasing every row.
Size: 3, 6, 9, 12, and 18 months
With a plaid skirt, ruffled trim and simple bodice this pattern is the perfect little number for family fall pictures. Change up the colors and it could work any time of year!
Simple Baby Dress Patterns
Not done yet. Along with the beginner and easy baby dress patterns to crochet, this section has a few more that fit that bill but are also super simple to work up. Take a look and find some gorgeous but not overly complicated dress patterns for baby.
This baby dress is a beginner pattern that’s crocheted in rows. Yay for easy! It’s so simple to adjust the length of this dress. The design is slightly shorter with the idea of wearing leggings or tights. If you want a longer dress just add a few more rows to the front and back panels.
Size: 13" wide x 15" long
This pattern will be as much fun to make as it is to enjoy, and you can take pride in telling others that you made it yourself with your impressive crochet skills! Your little one will look splendid in this cool-colored dress.
Size: 6 months, 12 months, 3T
This simple and comfy toddler and baby dress pattern is technically an intermediate pattern but works up relatively easily. If you're looking for a simple dress that can be worn on its own, consider this crocheted frock.
Size: 3-6 months, 12-18 months, 2T, 4T
Crocheted with stunning little details, this gorgeous crochet pattern comes in just about any size you might be looking for! This pattern is perfect for church or another formal occasion.
Find some funky accents and charming details when you check out this baby dress pattern. If your little one is an aspiring ballerina, she's sure to adore this charming pattern.
Pair their new dress with the perfect shoes! This page of baby sandals will assure that your baby is not only stylish but comfortable, too. Find it here: 24+ Crochet Baby Sandals (Free Patterns)
Lacy Crochet Baby Dress Patterns
Crochet something light. lovely, and lacy for your little one when you work up one of these adorable dress patterns. These lace frocks patterns are all so beautiful. It's an elegant way to add some texture to your girl's wardrobe while ensuring she is comfy and cozy.
Size: 0-6 months
Pretty in pink and lovely in lace, this simple and easy baby dress pattern is perfect for newborns! Relatively easy to work up, this pattern combines the pineapple and shell stitch to create a lacy look.
Size: 24 months-3T
This crochet pattern is a long-term project with stunning results. Created using lace crochet yarn and crochet thread, this advanced project results in a stunning, seafoam toddler dress with intricate details.
Size: 12 months
Using the always-loved pineapple motif, this crochet pattern is a lacy pattern that is pretty and breathable for summer. Pair it with a onesie and your little one is good to go!
Size: 6-9 months
Though this pattern is made for size 6-9 months, you can make this crochet dress in any size. You can also make it quickly in one day. What a wonderful, chic, and feminine dress!
Size: 6-12 months
This is a beautiful and adorable shell stitch baby frock/dress. It’s made especially for the spring and summer seasons. It s very light and comfortable for the little girls and babies.
Size: 12 months
Combine chevron crochet patterns with fine yarn to make this summer crochet pattern. Crocheted to breathe and flow, it also makes a sweet bathing suit coverup.
Size: 24 months-3T
Perfect for Easter Sunday or just about any other spring day at church, this lacy shell stitch pattern comes with a matching hat pattern. The example is worked up in a lovely blue-green but it would look just as darling in just about any color yarn.
Check out this pattern for the Heart-to-Heart Toddler Dress!
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