Frilly dress crochet pattern

Baby girl dress crochet pattern

Dress crochet patternFinished Sizes

Instructions given fit newborn - 3 months; changes for sizes 3-6 months, 6-9 months and 9-12 months are in [].

Materials

Red Heart Designer Sport light (light worsted) weight yarn (3 oz/279 yds/85g per ball) (3):

2 [2, 3, 3] balls #3570 iced violet

Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Yarn needle

Gauge

16 sc = 4 inches: 4 sc rows = 1 inch

Pattern Notes

Weave in loose ends as work progresses.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

Special Stitches

Berry stitch (berry st): Insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw up lp, ch 3, yo, draw through both lps on hook.

Shell: 5 dc in indicated st.

V-stitch (V-st): (Dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st.

Beginning V-stitch (beg V-st): Ch 4 (counts as first dc, ch 1), dc in same st as beg ch 4.

Large shell (lg shell): (4 dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in indicated st.

Large V-stitch (lg V-st): (Dc, ch 3, dc) in indicated st.

Baby Dress

Yoke Side

Make 2.

Row 1: Starting at empire waist ch 20 [22, 24, 26], sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. (19 [21, 23, 25]sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, [berry st (see Special Stitches) in next st, sc in next st] across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, [berry st in next st, sc in next st] across, ending with sc in each of last 2 sts, turn.

Rows 4-6 [4-8, 4-8, 4-10]: Rep rows 2 and 3 alternately.

First Strap

Row 7 [9, 9, 11]: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, berry st in next st, sc in next st, leaving rem sts unworked, turn. (4 sts)

Rows 8-13 (10-15, 10-17, 12-17J: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, berry st in next st, sc in last st. Fasten off.

2nd Strap

Row 7 [9, 9, 11]: Sk next 13 sts on row 6, join (see Pattern Notes) in next st, ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch-1, berry st in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, turn. (4 sts)

Rows 8-13 [10-15, 10-17, 12-17]: Ch 1, sc in first st, berry st in next st, sc in each of last 2 sts, turn.

Sew shoulder seams.

Skirt

Rnd 1 (RS):Ch 3 [3, 4, 4] (half of underarm ch), now working on opposite side of foundation ch on first Yoke, sl st in each ch across, ch 6 [6, 8, 8] (underarm ch), now working on opposite side of foundation ch of 2nd Yoke, sl st in each ch across, ch 3 [3, 4, 4] (2nd half of first underarm ch), join in first ch, do not turn. (12 [12, 16, 16] chs, 38 [42, 46, 50] sl sts)

Rnd 2 (RS):Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), V-st (see Special Stitches) in next ch, dc in next ch (3 sts of first half of underarm ch), *working behind both lps of sl sts of rnd 1 (work in opposite side of foundation ch of Yoke), [V-st in next ch, dc in next ch] across yoke*, [V-st in next ch, dc in next ch] 3 [3, 4, 4] times across underarm ch, rep from * to * once across opposite side of Yoke, V-st in next ch, dc in next ch, V-st in last ch (3 sts of 2nd half of underarm ch), join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn. (25 [27, 31, 33] V-sts, 25 [27, 31, 33] dc)

Rnd 3 (WS): Beg V-st (see Special Stitches) in same st as joining, [shell (see Special Stitches) in next V-st, V-st in next dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, turn. (25 [27, 31, 33] shells, 25 [27, 31, 33] V-sts)

Rnd 4 (RS): Ch 3, 2 dc in ch-1 sp of beg V-st, [V-st in 3rd dc of next shell, shell in ch-1 sp of next V-st] around, ending with 2 dc in same ch-1 sp as beg ch-3, join in 3rd ch of ch-3, turn.

Rnd 5 (WS): Ch 3, [shell in next V-st, V-st in next shell] around, ending with dc in same st as beg ch-3, ch 1, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn.

Rnds 6 & 7: Rep rnds 4 and 5.

Rnd 8: Rep rnd 4, do not turn.

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in each dc and each ch-1 sp around, join in first sc, do not turn. (200 [216, 248, 264] sc)

Newborn - 3 Months Size Only

Rnd 10: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 3 sc, [2 dc in next sc, dc in next sc] twice, [2 dc in next sc, dc in each of next 3 sc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (252 dc)

3-6 Months Size Only

Rnd 10: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 3 sc, [2 dc in next sc, dc in each of next 3 sc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. [270 dc]

6-9 Months Size Only

Rnd 10: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 3 sc, [2 dc in next sc, dc in next sc] twice, [2 dc in next sc, dc in each of next 3 sc] 4 times, [2 dc in next sc, dc in next sc] 3 times, [2 dc in next sc, dc in each of next 3 sc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. [315 dc]

9-12 Months Size Only

Rnd 10: Ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 3 sc, [2 dc in next sc, dc in next sc] twice, [2 dc in next sc, dc in each of next 3 sc] 4 times, [2 dc in next sc, dc in each of next 3 sc] around, ending with 2 dc in last sc, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. [333 dc]

All Sizes

Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch-1, ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st, sk next 2 sts, 4 dc in next st, ch 1, 4 dc (lg shell—see Special Stitches) in next st, sk next 2 sts, [sc in next st, ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st, sk next 2 sts, 4 dc in next st, ch 1, 4 dc in next st, sk next 2 sts] around, join in first sc, sl st in next ch-1 sp, turn. (28 [30, 35, 37] lg shells, 56 [60, 70, 74] sc, 56 [60, 70, 74] ch-1 sps)

Rnd 12: Ch 5, sc in next ch-1 sp of lg shell, ch 2, [lg V-st (see Special Stitches) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp of lg shell, ch 2] around, ending with dc in same ch-1 sp as beg ch-5, ch 2, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-5, turn.

Rnd 13: Ch 3, 3 dc in same ch sp of lg V-st, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next ch-2 sp, [lg shell in next ch sp of lg V-st, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next ch-2 sp] around, ending with 4 dc in same lg V-st as beg ch-3, ch 1, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn.

Rnds 14 & 15 [14 & 15, 14-17, 14-17]: Rep rnds 12 and 13. At the end of last rnd, do not turn.

Rnd 16 [16, 18, 18]: Ch 1, sc in same dc as beg ch-1, *sc in next dc, hdc in each of next 2 dc, dc in next dc, dc in next sc, dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in next sc, dc in next dc, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, sc in next dc, sc in next ch-1 sp, rep from * around, join in beg sc, turn.

Rnd 17 [17, 19, 19]: Ch 5, sk next 2 sts, [V-st in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 sts] around, dc in same st as beg ch-5, ch 1, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-5, turn.

Rnd 18 [18, 20, 20]: Ch 3, 2 dc in same ch sp, shell in ch-1 sp of each V-st around, ending with 2 dc in same sp as beg ch-3, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn.

Newborn - 3 Months Size Only

Rnd 19: [Ch 1, sl st in next st] around. Fasten off.

3-6 Months, 6-9 Months and 9-12 Months Sizes Only

Rnds (19 & 20, 21-24, 21-26]: [Rep rnds 17 and 18 alternately] [1, 2, 3] times.

Rnd [21, 25, 27]: [Ch 1, sl st in next st] around. Fasten off.

Neckline Trim

Rnd 1: Join yarn at shoulder seam, [ch 1, sl st in next st] around neckline opening. Fasten off.

Armhole Trim 

Make 2.

Rnd 1: Join yarn at center underarm, [ch 1, sl st in next st] around armhole opening. Fasten off.

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