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Free crochet skirt pattern

Crochet skirts are one of my favorite things to make! Designing a Pinafore is even more fascinating that I was supper exited to share this cute pattern with you all.

This would make a beautiful Mummy and Me set, don’t you think? The Pinafore pattern is graded for kids and adult sizes.

Another great thing about this beautiful crochet skirt is the amazing Texture in this. You can decide to skip the sling in this pinafore and make yours into a crochet skirt.

I wanted a fitted and stylish pinafore which can be beautifully paired with other clothing items. I hope you would love this as much as I do

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Materials for this cute crochet skirt pattern

Yarn

Caron cakes in rainbow sparkles, #4, worsted weight (99% Acrylic, 1% Polyester, 150 meter/164 yards per 85g/3oz)

1(1, 1, 1, 2, 2) ball(s)

Hook – US size H/8 (5 MM) Crochet Hook

Gauge – 18 DC and 9 rows makes 10 x 10 cm square/4”

Terms – US Terminology

Stitches

  • Chains (CH)
  • Single Crochet (SC)
  • Treble – (TR)
  • Double Crochet (DC)
  • Single crochet 2 together – SC2TOG
  • Puff stitch – (PF) – Yarn over and insert the hook into the stitch where you are creating your puff stitch.

Repeat two more times. Each time adds 2 more loops to the hook. There will be 7 loops on the hook. Yarn over and pull through all loops on the hook. Chain 1.

Use this chart as a guide to help with the length to make.

Sizing –

AgeChainsLengthWaist       HIP
0-3 month339.5”16”            21”
3-6 month3710.5”18”            23”
6-12 month3710.5”18.5”         23.5”
1 – 2 year4111.5”19”            24”
3 – 4 yr4512.5”19.5”        24.5”
5 – 74913.5”20”            25”
    

Note:

The length includes 2” for the band

Number of chains gives the length of the skirt but does not include the band. You can make the number of chains as long or as short as you desire!!!! 

Chain 1 or chain 3 at the beginning of each rows does not count as a stitch

You might also love my other skirts, checkout the following crochet skirts on my blog;

Free Isabela Skirt Pattern, Convertible Skirt pattern that can be styled in 4 different ways

Let’s get started…..

CHAIN 33(37, 37, 41, 45, 49) (multiples of 4 plus 1)

Row 1: Sc in the 2nd Ch from hook, sc in remaining chains, ch 3, turn. 32(36, 36, 40, 44, 48 sc)

Row 2: *skip first 3 sts, tr in next st, working behind tr just made, dc in first missed st, dc in each of next 2 missed sts, repeat from * till end of the row, ch 3, turn. (8 tr, 24 dc) (9 tr, 27 dc) (9 tr, 27 dc) (1O tr, 30 dc) (11 tr, 33 dc) (12 tr, 36 dc)

Note – to prevent working in a stitch twice, you may place a stitch marker on each stitch with Tr (at least for Row 2 and Row 3)

Row 3: *skip first 3 sts, tr in next st, working in front tr just made, dc in first missed st, dc in each of next 2 missed sts, repeat from * till end of the row, ch 1, turn. (8 tr, 24 dc) (9 tr, 27 dc) (9 tr, 27 dc) (1O tr,30 dc) (11 tr, 33 dc) (12 tr, 36 dc)

Row 4: Sc in each of the stitches, ch 1, turn. 32(36, 36, 49, 44, 48 sc)

Row 5: Repeat row 4, ch 3, turn

Rows 2 – 5 forms the basic pattern, repeat 15, 17, 17, 18, 20, 22 more times (or until you have a length which is free around the hips) ending with row 4.

Easy crochet pinafore pattern to make for your little one or as a matching Mum and Me set. This free #crochetpinaforedress would be the perfect wear this summer

Waist band

Fold your work into 2 length wiseSew the two sides together

Working in rounds, turn work 90°, with right side facing you.

Round 1: Ch 1, Sc in each of the edges, making sure to have 6 sc on each basic “arrow” rows.

96(108, 108, 114, 120, 124 sc) with a sl.st, join to the beginning chain.

Round 2: Ch 1, *sc in next st, sc2tog, repeat till end of row, with a sl.st, join to the beginning ch. 64(72, 72, 76, 80, 84 sc).

Round 3: Ch 3, *dc in next st, 1 PF st in next 2 sts (refer to stitch explanation above), repeat* till end of row, with a sl.st, join to 3rd ch made in the beginning. (22 dc, 42 Pf sts), (25 dc, 47 Pf sts) (25 dc, 47 Pf sts) (26 dc, 50 pf sts) (27 dc, 53 pf sts) (28 dc, 56 pf sts)

Round 4: Ch 3, dc in first st, *work 2 Pf ST in the space between the Pf st in round 3, dc next st, repeat * till end of the round, with a sl.st, join to 3rd ch made in the beginning. (22 dc, 42 Pf sts), (25 dc, 47 Pf sts) (25 dc, 47 Pf sts) (26 dc, 50 Pf sts) (27 dc, 53 Pf sts) (28 dc, 56 Pf sts)

Easy Crochet Pinafore Pattern

Round 5:  Ch 3, *2PF sts in the space between the PF sts in row 4, repeat * till end of the round, with a sl.st, join to 3rd ch made in the beginning. (42 Pf sts), (47 PF sts) (47 PF sts) (50 PF sts) (53 PF sts) (56 PF sts)

N.B. at this point you should have a good fitted skirt!!!

If not fitted, proceed to Round 6

Round 6: Ch1, *sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog in next, repeat * till end of the round, join with a sl st to beginning ch.

SLING – Working in Rows

Row 1: Ch 3, *2 Pf sts in the space between the Pf sts in previous row, repeat 2 more times, dc in next stitch, turn

Row 2: Ch 3, *2 Pf sts in the space between the Pf sts in previous row, repeat 2 more times,  1 dc in last stitch, turn

Rows 3 – 6(7, 8, 8): Repeat Row 1

Right sling

Row 1: Ch 3, 2 Pf sts in the space between the Pf sts in previous row, dc in last st. turn

Row 2 – 18(20, 20, 21, 23): -Repeat Row 1

Button hole

Chain 5 (or as required to create a hole for your button), sc into the last st.

N.B if using a small button, like mine which can pass through the space between the puffs you might skip making a button hole!!!

Left sling –

Attach yarn with a sl st to the 3rd puff made in row 8

Repeat as for the right sling i.e Row 1 –18(20, 20, 21, 23, 25) and button hole

Sew the buttons on the band

Fasten off

Sew in loose ends.

I hope you love your own crochet skirt which can be made into crochet pinafore? I’d love to see your beautiful makes from this pattern.