Chevron Baby Dresses

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Make your first crochet dress for a baby with these free patterns!

Crochet baby dresses became very popular in the world of handmade clothing, and we know exactly why! Not only are they adorable but also comfortable. If you’re looking for a versatile piece, you’re in the right place.

For special occasions or every day – a crochet baby dress pattern will be a great choice. It’s always a valuable addition to the wardrobe. 

The best thing about crochet baby dresses is that you can easily find free crochet patterns for all skill levels. Crafters that begin their crochet journey can find simple patterns with basic crochet stitches. More advanced crocheters can try complex designs incorporating various techniques and stitches. 

Baby dresses may look simple, but it’s not always the case. Advanced crochet dress pattern include complex techniques and types of stitches, such as shell stitch, popcorn stitch, and various edgings. You’ll need a little bit of experience to make color changes or crochet intricate lacework.

Our website is just one such place online, but you can also find free patterns in crochet books and magazines. If you like social media, check Pinterest and Instagram for inspiration.

I’m a beginner. How do I start?

Crochet baby dresses range from easy crochet to advanced, as most crochet patterns do. Simple patterns use basic stitches, such as single crochet, double crochet stitches, or chain stitch. Look for simple shapes and not many details, especially if you’re new to crocheting garments. Sometimes free crochet dress patterns use popular motifs, such as granny squares or hexagons.

Video tutorials and step-by-step instructions will be very helpful, so look for these as well. Additionally, many online communities and forums allow crocheters to share their creations and help each other. Once you make something simple, you can try crocheting different styles of baby dresses.

What do I need to crochet a baby dress?

To start crocheting baby dresses you need only a few basic tools. As usual, you’ll need a crochet hook, yarn, and scissors. Remember that the size of the hook depends on the type of yarn you choose.

Generally, the lighter the yarn, the smaller the hook – and the other way around. Larger hooks are used for bulky yarns. The pattern will tell you exactly what tools you should use, as well as what gauge you should be aiming for. 

What yarn to use for a baby dress?

The most popular choice for baby clothes is cotton yarn, as it’s soft, durable, and easy to care for. It’s very important to choose the right yarn for the pattern. It will greatly affect the look, size, and feel of the garment.

Look for materials that will be soft and breathable, but durable. The yarn will be in direct contact with the baby’s skin, so it should be hypoallergenic. It’s very important, so make a mental note! If you’re not into cotton, try bamboo, silk, or wool blends.

Why crochet baby dresses

Whether or not you get familiar with complex techniques, crocheting baby dresses will be a great adventure. It’s all about the ability to create something special for the loved ones. You can give the dress as a gift for a baby shower, birthday, or christening. What’s more, it can become a part of a photoshoot and that will last a lifetime. 

If you want, you can even make money out of it. There are many people who would love to buy handmade baby clothes. Sell it online, at craft fairs, or through a personal website, and turn your hobby into a profitable side job.

Free Baby Dress Patterns

Just like you have many dresses in your wardrobe, crochet baby dresses will come in handy for different occasions. It all depends on how you style them. For example, simple dresses with short sleeves will be perfect for every day, especially during the summer.

Long sleeves and a lacy pattern will be more suitable for a wedding or christening. You can also customize the dress to match the baby’s personality! Use colors, appliques, and embroidery to make it truly unique.

Promenade Dress Free Crochet Pattern

Does your little princess need a charming new dress? Or maybe you have found yourself in need of a last-minute baby shower or birthday gift idea? Handmade ones are the best because they become sentimental pieces. Either way, you are going to be thrilled to see free patterns for Chevron Chic Baby Dresses.

Take a look at Promenade Dress and you will instantly understand what I mean. These colors may not be obvious, but are definitely interesting! The link to the free pattern is under the photo.

Skills: Intermediate  Designer: HookofLove

Promenade Dress Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Promenade Dress

More info here.

Chevron Chic Baby Dress Free Crochet Pattern

This is such a pretty dress, exactly the one to make a stylish baby girl happy! Every little princess will look gorgeous in this zig-zag motif dress with a very comfortable loose cut. This exciting pattern is available in different sizes, so everyone is included! The link to the free pattern is under the photo.

Skills: Intermediate  Designer: Lorene Haythorn Eppolite- Cre8tion Crochet

Chevron Chic Baby Dress Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern:

Chevron Chic Baby Dress

More info here.

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  1. Ida Fisher says:

    The dresses are lovely ,keep making the patterns

  2. Can you please send me the pattern for the white owl dress. All sizes would be great. Thank you.

    1. Hi, link to the pattern is at the end of the post.

  3. Sue smith says:

    Hi could you please send me the pattern for the white owl baby dress please

    1. Hi, link to the pattern is at the end of the post.

  4. The links are to other things…. not the dress.

    1. Link to the pattern is at the end of the post, but please first find the sentence “Click here to read article to the end’.

  5. Is this pattern available in bigger sizes anywhere at all? Thank you

  6. Norene Voge says:

    The link for the owl dress does not work! Only the owl pattern ……. I would love to have the pattern❣

  7. The link for the owl patterndoes not work.only the owl pattern. Please…can u you email me the pattern.i would really love to have the pattern. Thank you

    1. The link works, both to the dress and owl applique, please try again.

  8. Linda Johnston says:

    Could I please have the white owl dress pattern please Thankyou

  9. Nanny Trollip says:

    can you please send me the white owl dress pattern in all sizes.
    thank you

  10. Mary Nailard says:

    Will you please send me the dress pattern .
    ,it looks beautiful thank you.

    1. Please skip to the sentence ‘go to the pattern’ followed by its name and click on it. (Optionally it may be „the free crochet pattern is >here<").

  11. I’m going bonkers looking for the owl dress, please please can you get it for me somehow? Willing to pay costs.

    1. Please skip to the sentence ‘go to the pattern’ followed by its name and click on it. (Optionally, it may said „the free crochet pattern is >here<").

  12. Link does not work, please correct

  13. So many adds and can’t find the actual pattern

    1. Please skip to the sentence ‘go to the pattern’ followed by its name and click on it. (Optionally it may be „the free crochet pattern is >here<").

  14. Vanesa ponce says:

    I. Want the free pattern.. please and thank you

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