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Free Crochet Pattern -
PRETTY PINAFORE
DRESS
Pretty Pinafore Dress

Materials: Royale Fashion Crochet Size 3 Crochet Cotton 150 yds per ball 4 Balls

Size D, 3, 3.25 mm crochet hook

Tapestry Needle

Sewing Needle

3 Heart Shaped 3/8" Buttons

1 Yd 1/4" wide Picot Ribbon

Sewing Thread

Finished Size: 3 to 6 months with Chest 17 inches

Special Stitches: Cross Stitch-Sk next st, dc in next st, working over dc just made, dc in sk st.

Bodice:

Row 1: (right side): Ch 68, dc in 4th ch from hook and in each of next 5 chs, [(2dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch, dc in each of next 16 chs] 3 times, (2 dc,
ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch, dc in each of last 7 chs, turn. (78 dc, 4 ch-1 sps)

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc) [cross-st across to next ch-1 sp, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch sp] 4 times, cross -st across to last st, dc in last st,
turn. (38 cross-sts, 18 dc, 4 ch-1 sps)

Row 3: Ch 3, dc in each st across with (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in each corner ch-1 sp, turn. (110 dc, 4 ch-1 sps)

Row 4-7: Repeat rows 2 and 3 alternately. Fasten off at end of last row. (174 dc, 4 ch-1 sps at end of last row)

Rnd 8: Now working in rnds, ch 2, join with sc in first st, sc in eahc of first 20 sts, sc in next ch sp, for armhole, ch 2, sk next 44 sts, sc next ch sp,
sc in each of next 44 sts, sc in next ch sp, for armhole, ch 2, sk next 44 sts, sc in next ch sp, sc in each of last 21 sts, join in beg ch. (90 sc, 6 chs)

Rnd 9: Ch 4, (counts as first dc and ch-1 sp), sk next st, [dc in next st or ch, ch 1, sk next st or ch] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-4. (48 dc, 48 ch
sps)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in each st and in each ch around, join in beg sc. (96 sc)

Rnd 11: For skirt, (ch 3, dc) in first st, ch 2, sk next st, [2 dc in next st, ch 2, sk next st] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (96 dc, 48 ch sps)

Rnd 12-25: Sl st in next st, (sl st, ch 3, dc) in next ch sp, ch 2, [2 dc in next ch sp, ch 2] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd 26: Sl st in next st, (sl st, ch 3, dc) in next ch sp, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch sp, ch 6, [2 dc in next ch sp, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch sp, ch 6] around, join in
3rd ch of beg ch-3. (96 dc, 24 ch-2 sps, 24 ch-6 sps)

Rnd 27: Sl st in next st, (sl st, ch 3, dc) in next ch sp, (2 dc, 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, 2 dc) in next ch-6 sp, [2 dc in next ch-2 sp, (2 dc, 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, 2 dc) in
next ch-6 sp] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (144 dc, 96 tr, 48 dtr)

Rnd 28: Sl st in each of next 3 sts, ch 1, sc in same st as last sl st, *[ch 4, sc in next st] 7 times, ch 3, sk next 4 sts**, sc in next st, rep from *
around ending last rep at **, join in beg sc. (192 sc, 168 ch-4 sps, 24 ch-3 sps)

Rnd 29: (Sl st , ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, [ch 4, sc in next ch sp] 6 times, ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, *sc in next ch-4 sp, [ch 4, sc in next ch ch-4 sp] 6
times, ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, rep from * around, join in beg sc. (168 sc, 144 ch-5 sps, 24 ch-3 sps)

Rnd 30: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, [ch 4, sc in next ch sp] 5 times, ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, *sc in next ch-4 sp, [ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp] 5 times
,ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, rep from * around, join in beg sc. (144 sc, 120 ch-4 sps, 24 ch-3 sps)

Rnd 31: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, [ch 4, sc in next ch sp] 4 times, ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, *sc in next ch-4 sp, [ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp] 4 times
,ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, rep from * around, join in beg sc. (120 sc, 96 ch-4 sps, 24 ch-3 sps)

Rnd 32: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, [ch 4, sc in next ch sp] 3 times, ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, *sc in next ch-4 sp, [ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp] 3 times,
ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, rep from * around, join in beg sc. (96 sc, 72 ch-4 sps, 24 ch-3 sps)

Rnd 33: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, [ch 4, sc in next ch sp] twice, ch 5, sk next ch-3 sp, *sc in next ch-4 sp, [ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp] twice, ch 5,
sk inex ch-3 sp, rep from * around, join in beg sc. (72 sc, 48 ch-4 sps, 24 ch-5 sps)

Rnd 34: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, ch 4, sc in next ch sp, ch 7, sk next ch-5 sp, [sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 7, sk next ch-5
sp] around, join in beg sc. ( 48 sc, 24 ch-4 sps, 24 ch-7 sps)

Rnd 35: Sl st in first ch-4 sp, ch 4, (dc, ch 1, [tr, ch 1] 5 times, dc ch 1, dc) in same sp, ch 2, 3 sc in next ch-7 sp, ch 2, [(dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, {tr, ch 1}
5 times, dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-7 sp, ch 2, 3 sc in next ch-7 sp, ch 2] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-4. (120 tr, 96 dc, 72 sc)

Rnd 36: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch sp] 7 times, sc in next ch-1 sp, {ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp} 7 times, sc in center st of next
3-sc group] around, join in beg sc. Fasten off.

Sleeves:

Row 1: Working in sk 44 sts on 1 armhole, join in first st, *sc in next st, ch 1, sk next 3 sts, (tr, {ch 1, tr} 6 times) in next st, ch 1, sk next 3 sts, rep
from * 4 times, sc in next st, sl st in next st, leaving rem st unworked, turn. (6 sc, 35 tr)

Row 2: (Sl st, ch 1, sc) in first ch sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch sp] across. Fasten off. Rep on other armhole.

Neck Edging:

Row 1: Working in starting ch on opposite side of row 1, WS facing, join with sc in first ch, evenly sp 58 sc across, turn. (59 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, [ch 3, sk next st, sc in next st] across. Fasten off.

Buttonhole Placket:

Row 1: Join with sc in end of row at bottom left back opening, evenly sp 13 sc across to neck, turn. (14 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, [ch 1, sk next st, sc in each of next 4 sts] twice, ch 1, sk next st, sc in each of last 2 sts, turn. (3 buttonholes)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st and in each ch sp across. Fasten off.

Button Placket:

Row 1: Join with sc in end of row at neck edge of right back opening, evenly sp 13 sc across to bottom of right back, turn. (14 sc)

Row 2 & 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Fasten off at end of last row.

Overlap bottom edge of plackets and sew in place. Sew buttons to button placket opposite buttonholes. Starting at back, weave ribbon through
ch sps of rnd 9 of bodice, tie ends into a bow.