Crochet convertible dress styled in many ways!

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This is a dream come through, I have always wanted a dress designed for a special occasion. I wanted to sew my own wedding dress but couldn’t get to do that. (Even though I did add the bead to my wedding dress). I wasn’t designing crochet garments then. Earlier this year, I became pregnant and finally decided to make my own bespoke crochet dress for my pregnancy shoot.

Tulip crochet Convertible dress pattern

I poured myself into the design process of this dress, the sketch was to make this crochet dress into one that can be styled in so many different ways. The plan was to have the dress into something that can be worn by someone not pregnant. My excitement to have this dress fit perfectly even after delivery is so amazing.

Name Inspiration of this crochet convertible dress

The skirt has a beautiful lace detail that looks like Tulips, this was pointed out by my good friend who happened to be one of the testers for this dress. I couldn’t agree more. That was the birth of “Tulip Convertible dress”

Tulip Crochet Skirt

Tulip crochet lace skirt pattern

The beautiful delicate-looking details in the skirt are simply breathtaking and beautifully gorgeous. I couldn’t resist creating the pattern for the skirt using this same pattern. Also, f you prefer the skirt alone, you can get the pattern by using the link below.

Tulip crochet skirt on ETSY

Tulip crochet skirt Pattern on Ravelry

Yarn details for Tulip crochet convertible dress pattern

The prototype was made using Hobbii Mixo yarn which is lightweight yarn (#2), you do not have to use the same yarn, but a fingering weight yarn or any yarn with a similar gauge can be used. I would strongly advise against using any heavyweight yarn so as not to end up with a huge, heavy dress!

Some Photo inspirations from my Testers

Since you love this dress, you might also check out the following convertible designs here on my blog:

  1. Pretty in purple crochet shawl pattern
  2. Chic reversible/convertible dress
  3. Chic Reversibele skirt, cowl, beanie, shawl and cardigan pattern
  4. 6 in 1 crochet skirt pattern

Get the Tulip Crochet Convertible dress pattern on ETSY

Pattern is currently 30% off through sunday 19th, september 2021, no code needed.

Tulip convertible dress pattern on Ravelry

Materials needed for the convertible crochet dress pattern

Yarn

Hobbii Dahlia Mixo, #2 (100% Cotton, 874 yards/ 800 m per 7oz/200g Cake)

2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) cakes

Estimated Total Yardage

1600 (1800, 2000, 2200, 2600, 2800, 3000, 3200, 3400) yards

Hook and other materials

–        4 mm Crochet Hook

–        Buttons 8-12 pcs (15mm each)

–        Elastic Band =  ⅛ to ½” thickness by 40 (44, 48, 52, 64, 72, 80, 84, 92)”

Gauge

19 sts and 16 Rows = 10 cm/4” before Blocking. Made in hdc

Adjust hook size if necessary, to obtain gauge.

Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Similar #2 weight yarn can be substituted, please check the gauge.
  3. Chains at the beginning of each round/row do not count as a stitch except indicated.
  4. For the elastic band, you can decide to use a thicker band for the skirt and a tinner band for the tube.

What’s included in this crochet pattern

  1. Stepwise written pattern
  2. Progress pictures showing the important steps and joinings in the pattern
  3. How to style photos/instructions
  4. Detaied tutorial showing how to add elastic band.

Back view of the dress

I can’t wait to see your beautiful makes from this pattern.

When you do make yours, do tag me with your progress and finished Tulip convertible dress on Instagram – @crochet_fosbas or on Facebook, I can’t wait to see your beautiful makes!

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