Vintage Toddler Dress Crochet Pattern

Vintage Baby Dress - Free Crochet Pattern - The Lavender Chair

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Materials:

Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn
H 5.00mm Crochet Hook/I 5.50mm Crochet Hook
2 Buttons
Ribbon
Yarn Needle

Size:

Fits most toddlers size 24 months – 3t

Difficulty:

Intermediate

Gauge:

4 Hdc = Approx. 1 inch

Stitches:

CH: Chain- Yarn over pull through one loop.

SS: Slip stitch- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over and pull through both the stitch and loop on the hook.

DC: Double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

SC: Single crochet- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops.

HDC: Half double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through three stitches.

Special Stitches:

V- Stitch – Dc. Chain 1. Dc in the same space.

Notes:

  • Turning chain does NOT count as your first stitch (unless otherwise specified). So, when working flat, be sure to work your first stitch in the very frist stitch. And when working in the round, be sure to work your first stitch in the same stitch as join.
  • Use H 5.00mm Crochet Hook for size 24 months and size I 5.50mm Crochet Hook for size 2 and 3.

 

Instructions:

Chain 66

Row 1: Hdc in the third chain from hook and in the next 4 chains. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc] in the next chain. Hdc in the next 19 chains. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the next chain. Hdc in the next 12 chains. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the next chain. Hdc in the next 19 chains. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the next chain. Hdc in the remaining 5 chains.

Row 2: Chain 1. Hdc in the same stitch and in the next 5 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 21 stitches.  [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 14 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 21 stithces. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the remaining 6 stitches.

Row 3: Chain 1. Hdc in the same stitch and in the next 6 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 23 stitches.  [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 16 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 23 stithces. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the remaining 7 stitches.

Row 4: Chain 1. Hdc in the same stitch and in the next 7 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 25 stitches.  [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 18 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 25 stithces. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the remaining 8 stitches.

Row 5: Chain 1. Hdc in the same stitch and in the next 8 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 27 stitches.  [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 20 stitches. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 27 stithces. [Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.] in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the remaining 9 stitches.

DONT TURN. Continue on to button band.

Button Band:

Row 1: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc.). Sc in the Side of row 5 and in the side of row 4. 2 Sc in the side of row 3. Sc in the side of row 2. 2 sc in the side of  row 1. (7Sc + Chain 1)

Row 2 – 4: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc.). Sc across. (7Sc + Chain 1)

DON’T TURN. Continue on to Arm Shaping

Arm Shaping and Skirt:

Round 1: Chain 1. Make 1 Hdc in the side of row 4, 3, 2, and 1 form Button band. Hdc in the next 10 stitches. Hdc in the chain space. Chain 5. Skip the next 29 stitches. Hdc in the chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 22 stitches. Hdc in the next chain 1 space. Chain 5. Skip the next 29 stitches. Hdc in the next chain 1 space. Hdc in the next 10 stitches. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (50Hdc + 2 chain 5 spaces)

Round 2: Chain 1. Hdc in each stitch and chain stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (60 Hdc)

Round 3: Chain 3. Tr in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Treble made. (60 Tr)

Round 4: Chain 1. Hdc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (60 Hdc)

Round 5: (Note: For this round you will NOT skip any stitches). Chain 1. *Sc in the next 3 stitches. Chain 2.* Repeat from * to * around. (60 Hdc + 20 chain 2 spaces)

Round 6: Chain 1. *Sc  in the next 3 stitches. Chain 1. V-stitch in the chain 2 space. Chain 1.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc.

Round 7: SS into the next stitch. Chain 1. *Sc. Chain 1. 5Dc in the next V-stitch. Chain 1. Skip the chain space and the next sc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a  SS to the first Sc made.

Round 8: SS in to the chain 1 space and into the next dc. Chain 1. *Sc across the next 5 stitches. Chain 2. Skip the 3 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 9: SS into the next Sc. Chain 1. *Sc in the next 3 stitches. Chain 1. V-stitch into the next Chain 2 Space. Chain 1. Skip the next Sc.* repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Repeat Rounds 7 – 9 until desired length is reached.

Finish off. Weave in Ends.

Button Holes:

Join with a SS to the side of Row 1.

Row 1: Evenly Sc 10 across the sides of row 1 – 7. (10 Sc + Turning Chain 1)

Row 2: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc.). Sc across. (10 Sc + Turning Chain 1)

Row 3: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc.). Sc in the next stitch. Chain 2. Skip 2. Sc in the next 2 stitches. Chain 2. Skip 2. Sc in the next 3 stitches. (6Sc + 2 Chain 2 spaces + Turning Chain 1)

Row 4 – 5: Chain 1 (Counts as first Sc.). Sc in each stitch across. (10Sc + Turning Chain 1)

Finish off Weave in ends.

Vintage Toddler Dress - Free Crochet Pattern - The Lavender Chair