Summer is here, this crochet mini dress is perfect for a beach cover-up.
This boho white crochet mini dress-free pattern comes with a full step-by-step video tutorial and is beginner friendly.
This dress is had a relaxed fit and no shaping at all features a v-neckline, cold shoulder, and an open back with a tie strap.
The inspiration behind this crochet beach mini dress pattern.
Let me quickly tell you, How I came up with this crochet boho mini dress which is perfect for styling over your favorite swimsuit or a bikini.
Well well well yeah just made my first crochet dress and I want it to be cute and lacey style and must be easy too!
Mmmm….. and I like white crochet dresses because the white color is perfect with the beach theme I suppose.
The lace crochet stitches that I add to this crochet beach dress pattern is called fancy lace crochet stitch which is my favorite.
Simple & beginner crochet dress pattern.
This elegant summer mini dress is crocheted from the top down with 4 identical rectangles to create the top part of the dress.
If you can crochet rectangles then you can make this dress effortlessly.
The lace crochet stitch is actually simple all you need is a one-row repeat.
This lace crochet dress is truly an oversize dress that uses the tie to make it smaller at your waistline, how cool is that?
And the cold shoulder feature makes it look adorable isn’t it?
Let’s get started on making this crochet short dress shall we?
Material for the crocheted mini dress.
- I used Cotton DK-weight yarn. I use around 1700 yards. ( size s to m)
- 4.0 mm crochet hook
- Sewing yarn needle
- stitch marker 3 pieces
- wooden button 3 pieces
- I use cotton yarn for this project.
- Gauge: 2 groups of fancy lace stitch = 2.5 inch
Skill and abbreviations
- You will need to know how to make (American crochet term)
- sc which mean single crochet
- dc which mean double crochet
- ch Chain
- slip knot
- sk mean skip stitch
- Fancy lace crochet stitch
Finished Size Approximately:
This crochet sun dress is made in sizes small to medium.
The other sizes are easy to adjust by just adding more chains to the foundation chain to make it bigger.
See the pattern below.
For me the model wearing this piece, I am 4’9 feet tall.
How to crochet a beach mini dress pattern video tutorial.
White hippie boho mini dress pattern instruction.
Top part of the dress makes 4 pieces.
The measurement of one rectangle.
- 13 inches long
- 13 inches wide
Pick up a crochet hook size 4.0 mm and Start off by making a slip knot Then make 52+2= 54chains for sizes small and medium (foundation chain multiple of 4+2).
( size L 72+2 chain) , ( size XL 92+2 chain) and ( size 2XL 112+2 chain).
Row 1: Sc across, ch 3, turn.
Row 2: then skip the first stitch and make 2dc,ch2,2dc all in the same of the next stitch, then
* skip 3 and make 2dc, ch2,2dc all in the next stitch* repeat * to * across until the end of the row, then you will have 2 stitches left sk1 and make 1dc in the last stitch. ch3 and turn.
Row3. now you will make * 2dc,ch2,2dc in the chain space of the previous row* repeat * to * across until the end of the row. at the end make 1dc in ch3 space of the previous row. ch3 and turn.
Repeat row 3 until you get around 13 inches long.
Repeat the same process for the other 3 pieces.
Assembly top part of crochet beach mini dress.
Now you have 4 pieces then we will be ready to assemble the top part of the crochet mini dress.
Lay 2 pieces of rectangles in flatted and collapse each end about 1.5 inches like in the pic above and place stitch marker to fix to the position.
Now we will sc along the bottom line here to connect to pieces of rectangles together.
After finishing the first 2 rectangles then repeat the same process for the other 2 pieces.
Now after you finished connecting the 2 pieces of rectangles, now we have the front part and back parts of the top of the crochet mini dress.
Now lay the front part and back part flat on top of each other and join each end to create the circle. be careful not to twist the part.
Make the skirt part of this crochet beach dress.
After we join each end to create the circle then we are going to crochet the skirt part of the dress.
Round1. sc in each stitch around the circle for 1 round.
After we finished of making sc around the circle for 1 round then onto the next round we make
Round2.*1dc in next st,ch1,sk1 and make 1dc in the next st* repeat this* to* until the end of the round.
Then in the next round, we make
Round3. sc in each stitch around, this round is the base of a fancy lace stitch.
After we got the base then we start making fancy lace stitch by,
Round4. skip the first stitch and make 2dc,ch2,2dc all in the same of the next stitch, then* skip 3 and make 2dc, ch2,2dc all in next stitch* repeat * to * across until end of the round ( don’t join round), then if you have 2 stitches left sk1 and make 1dc in the last stitch. Or if you have 1 stitch left make dc in that st. ( don’t join the round and continue to the next round).
Row5. now you will make * 2dc,ch2,2dc in the chain space of the previous row* repeat * to * across until the end of the round.
Repeat round 5 until you get the desired length of your skirt then, Fasten off.
Create the cold shoulder of this crochet dress.
see pic below.
Make the tie for your waistline.
After we finished creating the cold shoulder for this crochet beach cover dress then we make the tie to tie the waist.
I am making about 200 chains.
Add a wooden button.
Add some wooden buttons by sewing using a yarn needle.
Make a tie strap at the back.
To secure the top to not slip off your shoulder by chain away from each end of the top back part see pic below.
Now you have it! White crochet mini dress.
How you guys enjoy it as much as I do.
If you make one I would love to see your creation tag me on Instagram!