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Easy Crochet Doll Dress Pattern – Free

    Easy Crochet Doll Dress Pattern - Free
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    Easy Crochet doll dress 

    This free pattern for a crochet doll dress is easy enough for beginners to try. The crochet baby doll dress has a full skirt, short sleeves, and a back button fastening making it easy to put the doll clothes on your baby doll. This simple doll outfit is designed to fit standard 14″ baby dolls. It’s perfect for sweet little baby dolls and features a rainbow of colorful stripes, and a button-up back. Even if you’re a beginner, you can easily whip up this basic dress to add a pop of fun to your toy collection. Best of all, it’s yours for free!

    How to crochet a doll dress for beginners?

    If you have been searching for crochet doll clothes ideas for your baby doll, why not crochet a doll dress? The free crochet pattern is an easy project made with DK or light worsted weight yarn, and a button. The doll dress is made in one piece using only basic crochet stitches. The only sewing involved in this tutorial is a single button on the reverse. 

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    Supplies

    • DK yarn
    • 4mm crochet hook
    • Scissors
    • Sewing needle
    • 15mm button

    Yarn

    • Weight – DK / Light worsted / #3
    • Brand – King Cole pricewise DK
    • A – Grey
    • B – Pink
    • C – Yellow
    • D – Blue
    • Total – 121 yards

    Size & Gauge

    • For 14″ Dolls
    • Length: 6.5″
    • Waist circumference: 12″
    • Arm circumference: 5″

    Abbreviations

    USA Terminology (U.K. translation)

    • ch – Chain
    • dc – Double crochet
    • 2dc – 2 dc in 1 space (increase)
    • hdc – Half double crochet
    • 2hdc – 2 hdc in 1 space (increase)
    • R – Row/Round
    • sc – Single crochet
    • sl st – Slip stitch
    • st/sts – Stitch/Stitches

    Skill Level

    Easy

    Pattern notes

    • Chains and slip stitches are not included in stitch count.
    • Stitches separated with a comma are to be made in separate spaces. EG. “sc, dc” would mean “single crochet in first space, double crochet in next space”.
    • Change colours while completing the last stitch on the previous row.

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    Chest & Sleeves


    Row 1

    • Use grey (A) yarn
    • ch x 31 then start in 2nd ch from the hook
    • (2hdc, hdc x 2) 10 times
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (40 sts)

    Row 2

    • (2hdc, hdc x 3) 10 times
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (50 sts)

    Row 3

    • (2hdc, hdc x 4) 10 times
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (60 sts)

    Row 4

    • (2hdc, hdc x 5) 10 times
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (70 sts)

    Row 5

    • (2hdc, hdc x 6) 10 times
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (80 sts)  *Premium pattern has image here*

    Row 6

    • he skipped stitches will be the arm holes
    • hdc x 12, skip 16 sts, hdc x 24, skip 16 sts, hdc x 12
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (48 sts) *Premium pattern has image here*

    Row 7

    • hdc x 48
    • ch x 2 & turn

    (48 sts) *Premium pattern has image here*

    Skirt


    Round 8

    • Change to pink (B) yarn
    • (2dc, dc) 24 times
    • sl st to first st & ch x 2

    (72 sts) *Premium pattern has image here*

    Round 9 – 10

    • dc x 72
    • sl st to first st & ch x 2

    (2 rounds of 72 sts) *Premium pattern has image here*

    Round 11-13

    • Change to yellow (C) yarn
    • dc x 72
    • sl st to first st & ch x 2

    (3 rounds of 72 sts)

    Round 14 – 16

    • Change to blue (D) yarn
    • dc x 72
    • sl st to first st & ch x 2

    (3 rounds of 72 sts)

    Round 17 – 19

    • Change to pink (B) yarn
    • dc x 72
    • sl st to first st & ch x 2
    • Fasten off after R19 & weave in ends

    (3 rounds of 72 sts) *Premium pattern has image here*

    Back Fastening


    Button hole

    • Use grey (A) yarn
    • Attach yarn to the raw edge of R1
    • sc in side of row: 3 times
    • ch x 3 & skip 2 rows
    • sc in side of row: 2 times
    • Fasten off & weave in ends

    (5 sts) *Premium pattern has 2 images here*

    Button