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Free Crochet Baby's Crocheted
Dress
Baby’s Crocheted Dress

Materials: Fingering Weight Yarn 4 oz
  Steel Crochet Hook Size 1
  3 Small Buttons

Size: 3 Months, Chest 18”, Back Length 14”, Sleeve Seam 2 ½”
Gauge: 7 sc and 9 rows = 1”

Front:
Row 1: Start at top of skirt, ch 125, sc in 8th ch from hook, * ch 2, sk 2
ch, sc in next ch, rep from * across, ch 5, turn. (40 ch-2 sps)
Row 2: Sk first ch-2 sp, * [dc, ch 2] 4 times in next sp (shell), sk next sp,
sc in next sp, ch 2, sk next sp, rep from * across, end with sc in last sp,
ch 5, turn. (10 shells)
Row 3: Sk first ch-2 sp, * [sc in next ch-2 sp of shell, ch 2] 3 times, sk
next sp, sc in next sc between shells, ch 2, sk next sp, rep from * across
to last shell, [sc in next sp, ch 2] 3 times, sc in 3rd ch of ch-5, ch 5, turn.
(40 sps)
Row 4: Sk first ch-2 sp, * sc in next sp, ch 2, rep from * across to last sp,
sc in 2nd ch of ch-5, ch 7, turn. (39 sps)
Row 5: Sk first ch-2 sp, * sc in next sp, ch 2, sk next sp, [dc, ch 2] 4
times in next sp, sk next sp, rep from * across to last 2 sps, sc in next sp,
ch 2, sc in 2nd ch of ch-5, ch 5, turn.
Row 6: Sk first ch-2 sp, * sc in next sc, ch 2, sk next sp, [sc in next sp of
shell, ch 2] 3 times, sk next sp, rep from * to last sc, sc in last sc, ch 2, sc
in last sp, ch 2, sc in last sp, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch of ch-7, ch 5, turn.
Row 7: Sc in first ch-2 sp, * ch 2, sc in next sp, rep from * across, end
with ch 2, sc in 2nd ch of ch-5, ch 5, turn.
Rows 8-12: Rep rows 2-6.
Row 13: Sc in first ch-2 sp, [ch 2, sc in next sp] 9 times, [ch 2, sc] twice
in next 4 sps above 3rd shell, [ch 2, sc in next sp] 12 times, [ch 2, sc]
twice in next 4 sps above 7th shell, [ch 2, sc in next sp] 9 times, end with
ch 2, sc in 2nd ch of ch-5, ch 5, turn. (48 ch-2 sps)
With the added shells rep rows 2-7 until piece measures 9 ¼” (or
desired length less 1”) from beg, end with row 6, fasten off.
When blocking, stretch skirt 1” in length.
Yoke:
Row 1: Turn piece to work on other side of foundation ch, attach yarn in
first ch, ch 1, sc in first sp, 2 sc in next sp, * sc in next sp, 2 sc in next sp,
rep from * across, ch 1, turn. (60 sc)
Row 2: Sc across, ch 1, turn.
Rows 3-5: Rep row 2 until yoke measures ¾”.
Armhole:
Rows 6-17: Sc across to last sc, leave last sc unworked, ch 1, turn. (48
sc remain)
Row 18: Rep row 2 until yoke measures 2 ½”.
Neck Shaping & Shoulder:
Row 19: Sc in first 18 sc, ch 1, turn.
Row 20: Sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 21: Sc in fist 16 sc, ch 1,turn.
Row 22: Rep row 20.
Row 23: Sc in first 14 sc, ch 1,turn.
Rows 24-26: Sc across, ch 1, turn (yoke should measure 3 ¾”), at end
of last row fasten off. (14 sc)
Second Shoulder:
Row 19: Attach yarn in 18th sc from end, ch 1, sc in same sc, sc to end,
ch 1, turn. (18 sc)
Row 20: Sc across, turn.
Row 21: Sl st in first 2 sc, sc in each remaining sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 22: Rep row 20.
Row 23: Rep row 21.
Row 24-26: Sc across, ch 1, turn (yoke should measure 3 ¾”), at end of
last row fasten off.
Back:
Rep front through row 5 of yoke. (Yoke measures ¾”).
Back Opening & Armhole Shaping:
Row 6: sc in first 30 sc, ch 1, turn.
Row 7: Sc across to last sc, leave unworked ch 1, turn.
Row 8: Sc across, ch 1, turn.
Rows 9-18: Rep rows 7 and 8 alternately, end at neck edge. (24 sc
remain)
Row 19: Sl st in first 6 sc at neck edge, sc in last 18 sc, ch 1, turn.
Row 20: Sc across, turn.
Row 21: Sl st in first 2 sc, sc across, ch 1, turn. (16 sc)
Row 22: Rep row 20.
Row 23: Rep row 21. (14 sc)
Rows 24-26:Sc across, ch 1, turn until yoke measures same as front, at
end of last row fasten off.
Second Shoulder:
Row 6: Attach yarn in next sc in row 5, ch 1, sc across to last sc, leave
unworked, ch 1, turn. (29 sc)
Row 7: Sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 8: Sc across to last sc, leave unworked, ch 1, turn.
Rows 9-16: Rep rows 7 and 8 alternately. (24 sc remain)
Rows 17 & 18: Sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row l9: Sc in first 18 sc, ch 1, turn, 6 sc unworked at neck edge.
Row 20: Sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 21: Sc in first 16 sc, ch 1, turn.
Row 22: Rep row 20.
Row 23: Sc in fist 14 sc, ch 1, turn.
Rows 24-26: Sc across, ch 1, turn (yoke should measures same as first
shoulder) at end of last row fasten off.
Sew shoulder seams.
Sleeves: (make 2):
Row 1: With right side facing attach yarn at beginning of armhole
shaping, ch1, sc in same place, [ch 2, sc in arm edge] 27 times evenly
spaced across armhole edge, ch 1, turn. (27 ch-2 sps)
Row 2: Sl st loosely over first 6 sps, sc in 7th sc, ch 2, sk next sp, * [dc,
ch 2] 4 times in next sp, sk next sp, sc in next sp, ch 2, sk next sp, rep
from * twice, [dc, ch 2] 4 times in next sp, sk next sp, sc in next sc, ch 5,
turn. (4 shells)
Row 3: Sk first sp, * [sc in next sp, ch 2] 3 times, sk next sp, sc in sc bet
shells, ch 2, sk next sp, rep from * 3 times, sc in next sc, ch 5, turn. (16
sps)
Row 4: Sc in first sp, ch 2, [sc in next sp, ch 2] 15 times, sc in next sp, sl
st loosely over remaining 5 sps, ch 5, turn.
Row 5: Sk first sp, * [dc, ch 2] 4 times in next sp, sk next sp, sc in next
sp, ch 2, sk next sp, rep from * 5 times, [dc, ch 2] 4 times in next sp, sk
next sp, sc in last sp, ch 5, turn.
Rows 6-10: Rep rows 3-7 of skirt.
Rows 11-15: Rep rows 2-6 of skirt, at end of row 15 ch 1, turn.
Row 16: 2 sc in first sp, * sc in next sp, 2 sc in next sp, rep from * across,
ch 1, turn.
Rows 17 & 18: Sc across, ch 1, turn at end of row 18, fasten off.
First Collar Half:
Row 1: Attach yarn in center front sc, ch 1, sc in same place, work 34
more sc evenly spaced along neck edge to center back, ch 1, turn. [35
sc]
Rows 2-4: Sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 5: Sc in first 3 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc] 4 times, 2 sc in
next sc, sc in last 3 sc, ch 1, turn. (40 sc)
Row 6: Sc in first 3 sc, [2 sc in next sc, sc in next 7 sc] 4 times, 2 sc in
next sc, sc in last 4 sc, ch 5, turn. (45 sc).
Row 7: Sk first sc, [sc in next sc, ch 2, sk next sc] 22 times, ch 5, turn.
(23 sps)
Rows 8-10: Rep pattern rows 2-4 of skirt, at end of row 10 fasten off.
Second Collar Half:
Row 1: Attach yarn in center back sc, ch 1, sc n same place, work 34
more sc evenly spaced along neck edge to center front, ch 1, turn. (35
sc)
Rows 2-10: Rep first collar half.
Finishing:
Block, carefully stretching skirt length 1” to open lace pattern. Sew side
and sleeve seams. Work 1 row sc along left side of back opening with 3
ch-3 lps evenly spaced. Sew buttons on right back to correspond.