Have you had a major breakthrough after many trials? This dress is mine, I have always wanted to crochet a reversible stitch and have made several attempts and mess with different weights of yarn. Looks super fulfilling to finally make a crochet dress in my favorite stitch and pattern line.
If you are new to my designs, I have a knack for designing garments that can be styled in different ways. This beautiful dress – the chic convertible dress is one of my many designs that can be styled in different ways.
The most exciting part is that this dress shows the essence of my design! It shows all the major things I always want in a design -Versatility. This crochet dress is super versatile as you can style it in different ways.
Talking of versatile dress, you can style this in 12 different ways! Yes, you can style this crochet dress that much. My Testers were so awesome to come up with many more ways to style this dress. Coupled with the dress being reversible, you can wear either side.
There are no right or wrong sides with this dress, I mean, that’s why it is called a reversible dress right?
I have included a detailed video showing you how to crochet a reversible stitch and also some tips.
The Kids sizes have just been tested and all set for you to make some cute convertible dresses for your kids. This includes sizes from Infants through 12 years old. So, no one is missing out from the fun of wearing some convertible dress styled as a top/cowl.
What is included in the PDF pattern of this convertible dress?
Color code for each size (to make crocheting your own reversible dress super easier)
Pictures of different ways of styling.
Step by step photo tutorial.
Video explaining the stitch used.
Tips on how to make a fitting dress that you would love.
I also have the kid-size of this dress in testing and would soon be available for purchase once the testing is completed.
More Reversible Patterns using similar stitch are:
Chic reversible blanket
Check out my other convertible designs which can be styled in numerous ways.
Materials for making your own crochet reversible stitch dress (Adult)
Hawthorne Fingering weight, #2 (80% Superwash Fine Highland Wool, 20% Polyamide. 357 yards/ per 3.5 oz/100g skein)
2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5) Skeins in Pink (B)
2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4) Skeins in Purple (A)
1 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4) Skeins in Purple
1 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4) Skeins in Pink
357 yards (400 yards, 500 yards, 600 yards, 700 yards, 800 yards, 900 yards, 1000 yards, 1100 yards) in Color A
Women’s Sizes: Xs through 5Xl
Size(s) and color codes – 1T (2T, 3T, 4T, 5 – 6, 7 – 8, 9 -10, 11, 12)
Hip Measurement: 19 (20, 20.5, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 28)”
Length: 20 (21.5, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 30)”
The dress works up with any fingering weight of yarn. I especially love the composition in the yarn I have used. It has a bit of stretch which makes it adaptable to style the dress in various ways.
You are welcomed to used any other brands of yarn but should be fingering (#2) weight of yarn.
What happens if I make mine using another weight of yarn? I would say your finished dress would either be big or small, depending on the weight of the yarn you have used. Also, for yarn more than #2, your dress would come out heavier!
Hook Size – 4mm crochet hook.
Stitches used – Chains (ch) and double crochet (dc).
Size(s) and color codes – XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
Hip Measurement: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64)”
Dress Length: 36 (37, 38, 38, 38, 39, 39, 40, 40)”
Arm hole Measurement: 12 (13, 16, 18, 18, 19, 19, 21, 22)”
Modelled garment is shown in Medium, with 1” of Positive Ease.
- This Dress is worked in rounds.
- Pattern is worked from Hips upwards.
- No sewing is required.
- Length: increase or decrease the repeats before splitting for armhole opening.
Too tight? In section 2- Increase the numbers of your chains/skipped sts.
Too loose: Sew together to desired length once completed.
Fitting: Check to make sure you have a free pattern around your hips/bust and shoulder. There is no shaping of this pattern.
You should have the final Hip measurement after Round 4.