Crochet skirt pattern for Kids

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Crochet skirt pattern for kids is one of the cutest projects I love to design. If you have been following my designing process, you would know that I love designing crochet skirts. After completing the serenity adult crochet skirt, I knew it would look cute in the kid’s version and off course, it is not disappointing.

The full flare in this beautiful crochet skirt makes it a must make and must wear for any girl that loves skirt.

Yarn suggestion for this crochet skirt pattern for kids

For this crochet skirt, I wanted I wanted an ombre effect and in Pink. Searching through my yarn stash, I could only find sport weight yarn int he colors that I love. Hence the reason why I have doubled the yarn for a DK (#2) weight. Simply put, you need a DK weight yarn for this pattern.

Sizes available in this easy crochet skirt pattern for kids

Size(s) and color codes – 0 – 6mths (1-4), (5 -10), (11-12) yrs

Finished Measurement

Waist Measurement: 20 (21 – 22.5), (23 – 24), (24 – 25)”

Length of skirt: 10 (10, 14, 18)”

Band = 2.5 

The shown skirt is in the infant size.

Adjustments/fittings

  1. Length of skirt: increase or decrease the repeats for the body.
  2. How full the flare is: reduce or increase the increases as you seem fit

Check out the adult version of this cute skirt – Serenity adult crochet skirt free pattern. It would make a beautiful matching set for a mummy and me set.

Matching this cute crochet skirt for kids with a beautiful pair of booties would make a great gift for a newborn. Luckily, this skirt comes in infant sizes also.

Easy crochet baby booties made in minutes!

The serenity crochet skirt is available as a free pattern, simply scroll down for the pattern. If you would prefer to get the print friendly, ad-free version, you can use the links below.

Serinity crochet kids skirt pattern on Ravlery

Serenity crochet skirt pattern on ETSY

Materials needed for the Serenity crochet skirt kids’ version

Yarn – This prototype was made using Hobbii Twister, 4 ply (55% Cotton, 45% Acrylic, 1000 m (1,094 yds) per 250 g (8.8 oz) Ball)

Prototype made using – Rhubarb & Cream (33)

Please note that I use 2 strands of the yarn held together all through. This is equivalent to DK (#3)

Estimated Total Yardage

400 (500, 600, 1100) yards

Hook and other Materials

4 mm Crochet Hook

Gauge

16 sts over 9 rows = 4’’by 4” made in dc before blocking. 

Go up or down hook size if necessary, to obtain a gauge.

Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Similar #3 weight yarn can be substituted, please check the gauge.
  3. Stitch count is written after each round with the smallest XS written first and the other in the ().

Difficulty Level – Intermediate

Terms – US Terminology

Stitches Abbreviations

Chain(s) – ch(s)

Single crochet – sc

Half double crochet – hdc

Double crochet – dc

Slip stitch – sl st 

Front Post double crochet – FPdc

3rd loop

Special stitches

  1. Crossed double crochet (xdc)

First round of xdc = *Skip next st, dc in next st,  crocheting over the dc just made into the skipped st, yarn over, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops,

The first xdc made

Rep from * to the end

Subsequent rounds of xdc =

 *Skip the first leg of xdc, dc in the second leg of xdc, crocheting over the dc just made into the first leg of xdc, yarn over, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops

Please note that the next rows of xdc might not always be made over the previous xdc because of the increase. 

  1. Crossed double crochet lace (Xdcl)

First row of xdcl = *Skip next 2 sts, dc in next st, ch 1, crocheting over the dc just made into the 1st skipped st, yarn over, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops, ch 1

The first xdcl made

Rep from * to the end

Rows 2 and the remaining rows of xdcl =

 *Skip the first leg of xdcl and next ch sp, dc in the second leg of xdcl, ch 1, crocheting over the dc just made into the first leg of xdcl, yarn over, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops, ch 1, skip next ch sp

First xdcl of xdcl made. 

Rep from * to the end.

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Instruction for the crochet skirt free pattern for Kids

Section 1 – Skirt

Chain 73 (83, 93, 103)

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. 71 (81, 91, 101) dc

Fit check 

You should have a good fit across your waist. If not, go up or down a size.

Row 2: Ch 2 (do not count as a stitch here and throughout the pattern),  dc in first st, *xdc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in next st, rep from * to the last 5 sts, xdc in next 4 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 84 (96, 108, 120) sts

Row 3: Ch 2, dc in first st, *xdc in next 4 sts, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, rep from * to the last 5 sts, xdc in next 4 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 97 (111, 125, 139) sts

Row 4: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 4 sts, *2 dc in next st, xdc in next 6 sts, rep from * to the last st, dc in the last st, turn. 110 (126, 142, 158) sts

Row 5: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 6 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st, xdc in next 6 sts, rep from * to the last 7 sts, 2 dc in next st,  dc in next st, xdc in next 4 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 123 (141, 159, 177) sts

Row 6: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 6 sts, *2 dc in next st, xdc in next 8 sts, rep from * to the last 8 sts, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 6 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 136 (156, 176, 196) sts

Row 7: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 6 sts, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 8 sts, rep from * to the last 9 sts, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 6 sts dc in the last st, turn. 149 (171, 193, 215) sts

Row 8: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 6 sts, *2 dc in next st, xdc in next 10 sts, rep from * to the last 10 sts, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 8 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 162 (186, 210, 234) sts

Row 9: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 8 sts, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 10 sts, rep from * to the last 9 sts, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 6 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 175 (201, 227, 253) sts

Row 10: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 8 sts, *2 dc in next st, xdc in next 12 sts, rep from * to the last 10 sts, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 8 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 188 (216, 244, 272) sts

Row 11: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 8 sts, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 12 sts, rep from * to the last 11 sts, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 8 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 201 (231, 261, 291) sts

Row 12: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 10 sts, *2 dc in next st, xdc in next 14 sts, rep from * to the last 10 sts, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 8 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 214 (246, 278, 310) sts

Row 13 – 15: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next across, until the last st, dc in the last st, turn.  214 (246, 278, 310)sts

Row 16: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 8 sts, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 14 sts, rep from * to the last 13 sts, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 10 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 227 (261, 295, 329) sts

Row 17: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 12 sts, *2 dc in next st, xdc in next 16 sts, rep from * to the last 10 sts, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 8 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 240 (276, 312, 348) sts

Rows 18 – 20: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next across, until the last st, dc in the last st, turn. 240 (276, 312, 348) sts

Row 21: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 8 sts, *2 dc in next st, xdc in next 12 sts, rep from * to the last 7 sts, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 4 sts, dc in the last 2 sts, turn. 253 (291, 329, 367) sts

Rows 22 – 26: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next across, until the last st, dc in the last st, turn. 253 (291, 329, 367, 405, 443, 481, 505, 543) sts

Row 27: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next 8 sts, *2 dc in next st, xdc in next 12 sts, rep from * to the last 12 sts, 2 dc in next st, xdc in next 10 sts, dc in the last st, turn. 266 (306, 346, 386) sts 

Rows 28 – 32: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdc in next across, until the last st, dc in the last st, turn. 277 (306, 346, 386) sts 

Continue the repeat sequence for a longer version.

Fasten off

Section 2 – Band

Join yarn with a sl  st to the beginning of the foundation chain.

Row 1: Ch 2, dc in each st across, turn  71 (81, 91, 101) dc

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdcl across until the last st, dc in last st, turn

Rows 3 – 4: Repeat row 2

Row 5: Ch 2, dc in each st across, turn.

Row 6: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn

Section 3 – Edging 

Crocheting down the opening of the skirt from the band downwards

Row 1: Ch 1, sc evenly in each edge across, turn

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in each st across

Fasten off

Section 4 – Button hole

Join yarn with a sl st to the other side of the opening

Row 1: Ch 1, sc evenly in each edge across, turn

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in first st,*ch 2, skip next 2 sts, hdc in next 8 sts*, rep from * to the end, turn

Row 3: Ch hdc in each st across

Fasten off.

Sew buttons to the corresponding side.

Sew it ends.

Fasten off

Section 2 – Band

Join yarn with a sl  st to the beginning of the foundation chain.

Row 1: Ch 2, dc in each st across, turn  73 (82, 93, 102) dc

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in first st, xdcl across until the last st, dc in last st, turn

Row 3: Repeat row 2 of xdcl

Count the chain spaces as a stitch in the next row

Row 4: Ch 2, dc in each st across, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn

Section 3 – Edging 

Crocheting down the opening of the skirt from the band downwards

Row 1: Ch 1, sc evenly in each edge across, turn

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in each st across

Fasten off

Section 4 – Button hole

Join yarn with a sl st to the other side of the opening

Row 1: Ch 1, sc evenly in each edge across, turn

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in first st, ch 2, skip next 2 sts, hdc in next 8 sts, rep from to the end, turn

Row 3: Ch 1, hdc in each st across

Fasten off.

Sew buttons to the corresponding side.

Sew it ends.

Fasten off

Weave in ends, block to measurements.  

Thank you for checking out the Crochet skirt pattern for Kids free pattern, what colors would you make yours in?

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