The Easy Crochet Summer Dress is a delightful and breezy garment perfect for warm days and sunny adventures. With its lightweight and airy design, this dress will keep you comfortable and stylish all summer long. The simple yet elegant pattern makes it a great project for both beginners and experienced crocheters. The dress features a classic A-line silhouette, a flattering V-neckline, and a lovely openwork stitch pattern that adds a touch of sophistication.
The dress can be customized to your preferred length, making it versatile for various occasions, whether you’re strolling on the beach or attending a casual outdoor gathering. Its loose and flowing nature allows for ease of movement and a relaxed fit, ensuring you stay cool and chic even on the hottest days.
- Worsted weight cotton yarn (Choose a color of your choice)
- Crochet hook (size appropriate for your yarn)
- Stitch markers (optional)
- Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Size: The pattern is written for a standard size small (US 4-6). Adjustments for other sizes are provided in parentheses as follows: (Medium, Large, X-Large).
- Ch: Chain
- Dc: Double crochet
- Sc: Single crochet
- Sk: Skip
- Sl st: Slip stitch
- Rep: Repeat
Note: This dress is worked in two rectangular panels that are seamed together. The bodice is worked from the top down.
Row 1: Ch 71 (79, 87, 95). Dc in the 4th ch from the hook (counts as first dc), dc in each ch across. Turn. (69, 77, 85, 93 dc)
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc rep * to * across. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp rep * to * across ending with a dc in the ch-3 turning ch. Turn.
Rows 4-25: Rep Row 3. Fasten off.
Note: The skirt is worked in a continuous round.
Rnd 1: Join yarn with a sl st to any st along the bottom edge of the bodice. Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in each dc and ch-1 sp across to next corner, (dc, ch 2, dc) in corner st rep * to * around. Do not join. (Side note: This is your first increase round for the skirt.)
Rnd 2: Dc in each st around, placing (dc, ch 2, dc) in each corner ch-2 sp.
Rnds 3-10: Rep Rnd 2. Fasten off.
- Weave in all loose ends with a tapestry needle.
- Seam the back of the dress by sewing together the top edges of both panels, leaving openings for armholes.
- Block your dress by gently wetting it, shaping it to your desired dimensions, and allowing it to dry flat.
Your Easy Crochet Summer Dress is now ready to be worn and enjoyed all summer long! Feel free to customize it with your preferred colors and embellishments to make it uniquely yours.