Baby Blossom Summer Dress | Free Crochet Pattern

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This summer, how about making a special dress for you and your loved ones.  If you want to feel fresh and cute, you really need to try this awesome pattern! Today’s pattern is an easy crochet summer dress using the chevron stitch. It is one of my favorite crochet projects, it is made from cotton yarn but you can use other summer yarns as well.

Don’t you love stylish dresses? Who doesn’t!

Not only is this pattern easy, but also it’s fun to work on with many different summer yarns. I’ve made different sizes with different yarn each time, and believe me they all look amazing.

So grab your crocheting kit, sit back and watch your favorite show while working on this dress. Don’t forget to share your masterpieces with me!

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♥ Materials


♥ Size variations

This pattern can be worked for all sizes, start each size with the following number of chains:

  • Newborn-12 months: 80-88 chains
  • 24 months: 96 chains
  • 36 months: 112 chains
  • 4 years- 6 years: 120-128 chains
  • 7 years- 10 years: 136- 144 chains
  • 11 years- 16 years: 144-152 chains
  • S-M-L-XL-XXL: 152-160-168- 176- 184- 192 chains

The awesome thing about this pattern is that it doesn’t require major sewing. If you choose to keep it simple you won’t need any sewing at all.



♥ Stitches used

  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • sl(s) – slip stitches
  • ch(s) – chain stitch(es)
  • sc(s) – single crochet(s)
  • dc(s) – double crochet(s)
  • hdc(s)- half double crochet(s)
  • tc(s) – treble crochet(s)
  • dc2t – double crochet two together

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♥ Skill Level

Intermediate

This list is for symbols used in the diagrams for the pattern
Symbols chart for stitches

♥ Typical rows

Work groups of 8 stitches.

Section 1:
  • Chain 8
  • Ch 1 + *3 scs in 3 chs + 1 hdc in next ch + 1 dc in next ch + (1 tc + 1 ch+ 1 tc) in next ch + 1 dc in next ch + 1 hdc in eighth ch.*
  • sls in the first sc.



Section 2:
  • – ch 1 + *1 dc2t in the first and 3rd scs + *ch 1 + 1 dc in hdc st + ch 1 + 1 dc in dc st + ch 1 + ( 1 dc + 2 ch + 1 dc) around the chain between 2 tcs + ch 1 + 1 dc in next dc + ch 1 + 1 dc in next hdc.+ ch 1.*
  • sls at the top of the first dc2t.
This is the main pattern for the typical chevrons worked in this crochet dress.
                         Diagram 1

 

Chevron rows:

Section 3:
  •  sls in the second st, ch 3
  • *1 dc in the next dc + 1 dc around the next ch + 1 dc in the next dc + 1 dc around the next ch + 1 dc in the next dc + ( 2 dcs + 2 chs + 2 dcs) around the 2 chs in the center +1 dc in the next dc + 1 dc around the next ch + 1 dc in the next dc + 1 dc around the next ch + 1 dc in the next dc + dc2t in the 2 chains from both sides of dc2t from previous row.*
  • The last step is 1d in the space of the (dc2t) but intead, sls at the top of the 3 chs at the beginning of the row.
  • *-* are repeated typicaly.
Section 4:
  • sls in the second and third st, ch 3
  •  *ch 3 + skip 1 dc and 1 dc in the next st + ch 1 + skip 1 dc and dc in the next st + ch 1 + (2 dcs + 2 chs + 2 dcs) around 2 chs in the center + ch 1 + skip 1 dc and dc in the next st + ch 1 + skip 1 dc and 1 dc in the next st + ch 1 + dc2t in 2 dcs (leaving dc2t + 1 dc at both sides) not worked.*
  • The last step is 1d in the space of the (dc2t) but intead, sls at the top of the 3 chs at the beginning of the row.
  • *-* are repeated typicaly.


♥ Pattern

  • Chain (80,88,96,112)
  • Row 1: make section 1 (10,11,13,15) times.
  • Row 2: make section 2 (10,11,13,15) times.
  • Row 3: make section 3 (10,11,13,15) times.
  • Row 4: make section 4 (10,11,13,15) times.
  • Row 5: same as row 3 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 6: same as row 4 (+ 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 7: same as row 5 (+ 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 8: -sls in the second and third sts, work section 4 (2- 3-4 times). – skip 1 st + 1 dc in the next st and the one from the other side that is parallel to it.. – *Flip the work, 1 dc in the same st from t this side.* (this step is the first arm pit) – skip 1 st, 1 dc2t in the secoond and fourth sts. Repeat section 4 (2-3-4) times.- Repeat *-* on the other arm pit. – skip 1 st + 1 dc in the next st. sls at the to of the first 3 chs.


  • Row 9: sls in the second st -ch 3 + skip 1 st, 1 dc in the next st. (repeat section 3) -After the last dc2t in this side, work 1 dc in the next 2 sts. -Flip the work and repeat the same steps. – 1 dc in the last ch space and sls at the top of the 3 chs.
  • Row 10: sls in the second and third sts. – ch 3 + skip 1 st + 1 dc in the next st. -Repeat section 4 till the first arm pit. – make 1 dc2t on both sides of the dres. consecutively (refer to section 4) – Flip your work + repeat section 4 till the second arm pit. make 1 dc2t in the 2 dc between 2 dc2t from previous row. dc in the next st.sls at the top of the 3 chs.
  • Row 11: same as row 7 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 12: same as row 6 ( + 3 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 13: same as row 11 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 14: same as row 12 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 15: same as row 13 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 16: same as row 14 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 17: same as row 15 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 18: same as row 16 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 19: same as row 17 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 20: same as row 18 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 21: same as row 19 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 22: same as row 20 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).
  • Row 23: same as row 21 ( + 1 stitch at each side of the chevron).

 

♥ Pattern notes

  • The additional stitch is increased automatically, don’t worry about it, it is only mentioned to check the number of stitches as you work.
  • Work as many rows as you want the dress length to be. rows 11-12 to 26-27 are typically repeated.
  • You can change the color as you desire. You can make each row with a different color, it depends on each crocheter’s taste. So feel free to improvise.

♥ Collar

Row 1:

  • Insert hook in the very first chain worked in this pattern. Pull your yarn through this stitch.
  • Chain 1, + *sc in the first stitch.
  • Chain 2 + skip 2 sts + sc in the next st.*
  • Repeat *-* till the end of the row.

Row 2:

  • Chain 1, + skip first st + *( 1 sc + 2 chs + 1 sc) around the next 2 chs.
  • sls in the next st.*
  • Repeat *-* till the end of the row.
                              Collar Diagram

♥ Star Pattern

  • Chain 4, slip stitch in first ch to form a ring.

Row 1:

  • Chain 1, 10 scs around the ring. sls in first st.

Row 2:

  • Chain 1, skip first st + *( 1 sc + 1 dc + ch 3 + 1 dc + 1 sc) all in the next st.
  • sls in the next st.*
  • Repeat *-* till the end of the row..
              Star Pattern



♥ Finishings

  • No major sewing is required for this pattern.
  • Sew in your loose ends.
  • Optional: chain 100, insert hook in 4th chain from hook end. sls to form a ring. Make 1 star pattern in this ring. Insert the lose end of the chain in row 9.
  • Then, make 1 more star piece and sew it with the loose end of the chain.

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4 thoughts on “Baby Blossom Summer Dress | Free Crochet Pattern

  1. I know it says I need 200-600 grams of cotton yarn, but do I really need 600 grams if I want to make a 24 month dress?

  2. Adorable dress for summer. Looking forward to the written pattern. Hopefully in various sizes.
    Thank you for your creativity.

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