20 Beautiful Crochet Summer Dresses – Free Patterns

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This is a collection of 20 beautiful summer crochet dress patterns that can be worn to daytime outings, weddings, the beach, and more.

I’ve never been super big into crochet garments – I tend to gravitate toward home decor and accessories such as scarves and shawls. But lately, I’ve found myself drawn to crochet dresses!

There are so many beautiful patterns out there. You could literally make a crochet dress for any occasion. I’ve even heard of people crocheting their own wedding dresses! Now that is impressive – and takes some serious dedication.

While this collection of crochet dress patterns may not be as intricate as a full wedding gown, there are some really beautiful designs that can be worn for a variety of occasions. Scroll down to see all 20 of these amazing patterns.

20 Free Crochet Dress Patterns

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Are you looking for an easy summer dress?

Or maybe you are looking for something more formal to wear out to dinner or a wedding.

With this amazing collection of crochet summer dress patterns, you will surely find one to suit your fancy.

Striped Crochet Dress

I really love the striped pattern of this crochet dress! This is a really versatile piece that can be worn as a casual summer dress or a beach coverup. You can also dress it up with some heels and jewelry for a date night.

This dress pattern is actually quite simple that uses a basic top pattern. And then you’ll continue to add rows to make the skirt portion of the dress. Find the free crochet pattern HERE.

Striped Crochet Dress

Romantic Summer Dress

If you’re looking to make something to wear to a fancy dinner or a wedding, this dress will fit the bill. This beautiful dress design features a lacy texture and an off-the-shoulder detail.

This beautifully feminine dress will be sure to get lots of attention. You can get this pattern as a FREE RAVELRY DOWNLOAD

Romantic Summer Dress

Passion Dress

Puff sleeves and ruffles? Sign me up! Learn how to crochet this lovely and sophisticated dress. No matter where you wear this dress, you’re sure to get lots of compliments on it.

The top of this dress features a square neckline and puffy sleeves. The bodice is fitted to show off your feminine curves and the bottom has a pretty ruffle hemline. Check out the pattern by clicking on this link

Passion Dress

Convertible Crochet Dress

I love it when my outfit has options! You can wear this convertible dress many different ways. This gives it great versatility so that you can wear it to various places and events.

The top of this dress features a filet crochet neckline. The dress itself is sleeveless, however, you can make a separate ruffle to wear around the neckline or around your waist. Pretty unique, right? Take a look at the pattern on this website

Convertible Crochet Dress

Crochet Pocket Dress

I think that the biggest selling point for me for any dress will always be pockets! Pockets are so practical and any garment with pockets is a winner in my book.

This easy dress pattern features a simple bodice with a semi-full skirt. You’ll work a very simple repeat so sit down, relax and make this lovely dress. Find the free pattern by clicking on this link

Crochet Pocket Dress

Crochet T-shirt Dress

If you’re looking for an easy crochet dress pattern, then you’ll definitely want to try this t-shirt dress. Are you new to crocheting garments? This would make a great starter project to get your feet wet.

You’ll make this crochet t-shirt dress with a very simple repeat. Wear this dress on its own or as a swimsuit coverup. The free crochet dress pattern can be found HERE.

Crochet T-shirt Dress

Cotton Summer Dress

Whimsical and simple, this crochet dress reminds me of walking through the forest while collecting wild berries. This is a classic dress design that just never seems to go out of style.

Made with cotton yarn, this crochet dress is super breathable even on those hot summer days. CLICK HERE for the free crochet pattern. 

Cotton Summer Dress

Open Back Summer Dress

The details of this dress are simple, yet stunning. I love the open shoulders and the neck tie features of this pretty dress! The shape of the dress makes this a great option for a wide variety of body types/shapes.

With the mesh-like stitches, this would also nicely double as a swimsuit coverup. The free crochet pattern can be found here

Open Back Summer Dress

Granny Square Dress

I don’t think I’ve found a project that can’t be made with a granny square, have you? It’s amazing to me that something as dated as the granny square has truly stood the test of time. This granny square crochet dress is certainly no exception.

This is a fairly simple dress pattern that works up quickly. You can get this as a free Ravelry download. Click on this link to be taken to the pattern website. 

Granny Square Dress

Easy Beach Dress

I love it when crochet projects work up quickly. The mesh pattern of this dress keeps the making process simple and it’s not a time-consuming project either.

This is an easy pattern that will fit almost any body type. Work this up in your favorite color and wear it to your next beach or boating adventure. Follow this link to go to the pattern website. 

Easy Beach Dress

Crochet Breezy Beach Dress

This crochet summer dress is a perfect cover-up for a relaxed day at the beach or pool. Made with easy stitch work and fun color playing, this relaxed beach dress is just the summer project you need! The result is a functional and easy-going cover-up.

Just the beach dress you’ve been dreaming of. The yarn used for this beautiful dress is made of cotton and acrylic and it feels soft to the touch and light, just the perfect match for a summer project. Find the free crochet pattern HERE.

Crochet Breezy Beach Dress Pattern worn by a woman with sunglasses at a pool

Summer of Love Crochet Dress

Beautifully whimsical this crochet summer dress uses leftover yarn. You can put all the oddballs of yarn you have left from other projects to very good use.

This dress uses a combination of easy crochet stitches so even a beginner will be able to make this fun crochet dress. It has a top-down construction and negative ease around the bust circumference.

The Dress has a straight-line shape but can be also very flattering to a woman’s curves. Check out the free pattern on this website

Summer of Love Crochet Dress Pattern with lost of hippy style colors

The Parisian Crochet Dress

This beautiful crochet dress is stylish, with a touch of elegance, but also summery and fun. The pattern uses mainly all single-crochet stitch which is perfect even for less experienced crocheters.

The dress has a lovely form-fitting bodice to emphasize women’s curves. It has been made in knee-length but this can be easily customized to a suitable length.

The bottom of the dress has a lacy skirt. The skirt uses a stitch called the Eiffel Tower Stitch because it looks like Eiffel Towers if you look at the double crochet in the stitch! Check out the pattern by clicking on this link

Parisian Crochet Dress Pattern worn by a woman with ginger hair

Adelaide Girls’ Dress

This super fun and cute kids summer dress is made out of two rectangles sewn together. The rectangles use two different stitch patterns. It uses two skeins of yarn and you have yourself this adorable dress available in sizes for 2 year-olds to 10 year-olds.

However, you can adjust the size of the rectangles and make the dress bigger or smaller if you wish. The use of 2 different types of stitches makes the rectangles wider at the bottom. This contributes to the dress having a little flared-out bottom which makes it even cuter.

The Adelaide Dress pattern is quick and easy and it will take you less time to crochet than a scarf. Take a look at the pattern on this website

Adelaide Girls’ Dress Pattern in pink worn by a girl at a pool

Dandelion Crochet Tunic

This simple tunic pattern was designed with speed and ease in mind. The ribbing was purposefully simplified by using only front post stitches.

The tunic has a row of pretty little eyelets as well, to give the dress a hint of lightness. The improvised eyelets at the top add a bit of breezy elegance and help shape the yoke without using slower, bulkier decrease stitches.

The dress has been designed for small girls but can be easily customized to make a bigger version. Find the free pattern by clicking on this link

Dandelion Crochet Tunic Pattern worn by a cute girl

Pretty Summer Crochet Dress

This beautiful crochet summer dress doesn’t use any increases or decreases or fancy stitch count, making it the perfect lace crochet dress pattern for beginners.

This simple, oversized summer dress is perfect for a picnic in the park with friends or to throw over a swimsuit once summer hits. The top of the dress is made out of 2 crocheted rectangles sewn together.

Finally, you’ll crochet the skirt in the round directly onto the top part. The free crochet dress pattern can be found HERE.

Pretty Summer Crochet Dress Pattern

Crochet Vivo Dress

The crochet Vivo Dress is the perfect garment pattern when you’re looking to make something you want to wear over & over.

Although this beautiful dress looks complicated, the pattern uses simple repeats which will make for a relaxing and mindful make while watching TV. This stunning crochet summer dress pattern comes in nine different sizes.

What’s also fun about this pattern is the fact that you can wear it with the buttons either in the back or in the front. CLICK HERE for the free crochet pattern. 

Crochet Vivo Dress Pattern

Crochet Poncho Summer Dress

The Crochet Poncho Dress is an easy beginner-friendly pattern that works up fast. It is perfect to make for yourself for the upcoming summer season. You can also crochet it as a gift for family and friends.

All you need to know is how to make chains, single crochet stitches, double crochet, and treble crochet. This pattern is a variation of a simple and quick to work up poncho pattern hence the name.

Be stylish and comfortable with your own Crochet Poncho Dress! The free crochet pattern can be found here

Crochet Poncho Summer Dress Pattern

Summer Scallop Crochet Dress

The Seascape Dress is an easy top-down crochet pattern for a modern and timeless crochet dress. It features a lightly flared body to emphasize the women’s figure.

The scalloped edging adds a very feminine touch to your summer wardrobe. This simple crochet summer dress is effortlessly chic and sexy!

The pattern comes with many options to customize your very own dress to fit you perfectly. You can crochet tie straps, straight straps, have a plain v-neck, crochet scallop edging, or add a rope belt!

You can truly customize this dress to perfectly suit your style. Click on this link for the free pattern.

Summer Scallop Crochet Dress Pattern

Cache Coeur Dress Pattern

This beautiful feminine crochet dress is comfortable to wear and super easy to make. The sizing of this dress is very forgiving thanks to the loose comfortable fit.

The top is easily adjustable when you assemble it to have more or less cleavage. Tightening the belt around your waist will accentuate your feminine curves.

You can also easily adjust the finished length of the skirt to make you feel comfortable. This is the perfect dress for a relaxed gathering like a barbecue or a garden get-together. Follow this link to go to the pattern website. 

Cache Coeur Dress Pattern

I hope this collection of crochet summer dresses will get you feeling all excited for the summer season. There are plenty of patterns to choose from and they are all easily customizable.

If this is going to be your first crochet garment, check out 5 EASY TIPS FOR CROCHETING GARMENTS THAT FIT. This guide will give you some basic tips on mastering crocheting your first item of clothing.

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