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15 Precious Crochet Newborn Dress Patterns


15 Precious Crochet Newborn Dress Patterns


It is so fun to make a little crochet newborn dress, whether it’s the first one that you have ever crafted or the hundredth. Each baby dress is a one-of-a-kind item stitched with love. Any baby looks so precious dressed up in her pretty handmade clothes, and that dress will make mama smile long after it has been outgrown and stored as a keepsake. The fifteen crochet dresses in this collection include a variety of colors and styles for different newborns.

  • 01of 15Mina Baby and Toddler Dress Crochet Pattern
  • This simple, sweet crochet dress is designed for the advanced beginner. The stitches are easy and the colorful yoke striping adds pizzazz. It is sized to fit ages 0 months to 4 years. Make it as a first dress, and keep making new ones as baby grows, or make a matching dress for big sis.
  • 02of 15Cotton Candy Jumper Crochet Pattern
  • Celebrate texture in crochet with the fabulous use of post stitches on the bodice of this crochet jumper. This is one of the most fun dresses to make! Play around with different color combinations to make several versions of this newborn dress. This crochet pattern is sized to fit ages 0-2 years.
  • 03of 15Little Princess Dress Crochet Pattern
  •  This dress has thick straps that give it a charming suspenders-inspired look. The crochet newborn dress pattern uses basic crochet stitches combined with working in the back loop only for added texture. It comes in two sizes to fit newborn babies up to age one.
  • 04of 15Daisy Crochet Baby Dress
  •  RavelryThis is another dress that has similar strap details, designed to look a bit like overalls. The top of the dress has a unique graphic design filled with daisy flowers. This crochet pattern comes in three sizes from newborn through one year.
  • 05of 15Purple Baby Dress Free Crochet Pattern
  • This is a very easy crochet newborn dress pattern worked from the top down. Instructions are provided in both Spanish and English and the pattern includes a free video tutorial to assist you in making it. This crochet pattern is designed in multiple sizes for ages 0-2 years. Beginners will find this to be a suitable crochet dress pattern to give a try.
  • 06of 15Halter Ruffle Dress Crochet Pattern 
  • There are many different ways to construct a crochet dress. This one uses a ruffled halter at the top, which is a really unique design, and it is beautifully complemented by the ruffle at the bottom. It comes in two versions – short and long – and is sized for ages 0-5, so it’s a very versatile crochet dress pattern that can be used again and again.
  • 07of 15Crochet Baby Romper / Tunic
  •  This is another really smart crochet pattern design. It can be made into a baby romper, with closed legs, or left open as a dress. As a dress, it can be made to be worn alone or as more of a tunic top with leggings. The instructions for the romper pattern start at age 0 and go up to age 2, with additional tunic instructions for ages up to 8. This is definitely a crochet pattern to bookmark and use more than once.
  • 08of 15Red Crochet Newborn Dress Free Pattern
  •  This crochet dress is a top choice for baby’s first Christmas or Valentine’s Day. Of course, that bright red color is also going to be the star of the show anytime that baby wears this dress. The pattern uses basic crochet stitches in combination with the crochet v-stitch for some extra detail.
  • 09of 15Watermelon Crochet Newborn Dress Free Pattern
  •   Loops, a crochet designer with patterns available through Ravelry, has a great collection of themed crochet newborn patterns. You’ll find a crochet unicorn dress, a crochet cupcake dress, and others including this crochet watermelon dress. This is the perfect newborn dress for summer, and it comes along with a matching crochet headband pattern.
  • 10of 15Crochet Summer Shift Dress Free Pattern
  •  This is one of those staple pieces for a wardrobe: comfortable, cute, easy to wear. You’ll even want one as an adult! Although there isn’t an adult size for you, there are six dress sizes from preemie through age 3. Your newborn will wear this easily all summer long.
  • 11of 15Candy Corn Crochet Dress Free Pattern
  •  This simple crochet dress is designed as part of a candy corn costume. It’s definitely perfect for baby’s first Halloween or even Thanksgiving. However, you can also change up the colors to create a newborn crochet dress for any season of the year.
  • 12of 15Crochet Sundress Free Pattern
  •  Crochet shells and post stitches provide detail and texture for this beautiful summer sundress. Enhance the detail with the crochet flower, a design that can also be used as an applique in other projects. This dress is available in seven sizes, starting with newborn and going through age 4. 
  • 13of 15Crochet Shell Sundress Pattern
  • Crochet shells can be used in different ways to create entirely different styles of dresses. In this newborn dress, the top is structured with simple stitches while the shells make for a flowing sundress-style skirt. This pattern comes in four sizes from age 0 – 2.
  • 14of 15Crochet Dress and Cardigan Free Pattern Set
  •  Why make just one cute crochet newborn dress when you can also make a crochet cardigan to go over it? This little set is so precious. The free pattern includes three sizes, starting with newborn. The dress can be worked as a simple shift dress or you can add a fuller skirt using the included instructions.
  • 15of 15Butterfly Baby Crochet Dress Pattern
  •  Make your baby and everyone around her smile with this crochet newborn dress. The poofy white dress is adorned with crochet butterfly appliqués in every color of the rainbow. The pattern is sold on Ravelry in four sizes, ages 0-12 months. The butterflies can also be made on their own for use in other projects.

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