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    Élet Children’s Dress in Crochet FREE PATTERN

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    ✅ Crochet is a technique that lends itself to unleashing creativity, and when it comes to children’s clothing, the variety of possibilities is endless. One of the garments that attracts the most attention in the world of crochet are children’s dresses, and the Élet dress, with its cheerful and colorful design, is no exception.

    ✅ The Élet crochet children’s dress is made from colored grannies, a technique that allows you to create unique patterns and designs, giving rise to garments full of life and personality.

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    ✅ In this article, we will present the free pattern so you can crochet your own Élet children’s dress, including a detailed and easy-to-follow chart. Additionally, we will offer some tips and tricks so you can customize and adapt this pattern to your tastes and needs. Get ready to create a unique and colorful dress for the little one in the house with this crochet pattern! 


    ✅ Pc: Chain

    ✅ Pb: Low point.

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    ✅ Pa: High point.

    ✅ Mpa: Half high point.

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    ✅ Pr: Sliding point.

    ✅ Dec: Decrease.

    ✅ Sc2tog: 2 single hooks together.

    ✅ CP:  Main color.

    ✅ CC: Contrasting color.


    ✅ Black (CP) – 2 balls, all sizes

    ✅ Aqua (CC1) – 1 ball.

    ✅ Teal (CC2) – 1 ball.

    ✅ Mint (CC3) – 1 ball.

    ✅ Lime(CC4) – 1 ball.

    ✅ Yellow (CC5) – 1 ball.

    ✅ Blush (CC6) – 1 ball.

    ✅ Cardinal (CC7) – 1 ball.

    ✅ Magenta (CC8) – 1 ball.

    ✅ Hook size H-8 (5mm) and I-9 (5.5mm).

    ✅ Tapestry needle.


     Child size 2-4 (5-7, 8-10) years.

    ✅ Chest/hip circumference: 28 (31 1⁄2, 35)”.

    ✅ Armpit length: 12 (15 1⁄2, 19)”.

    Note: Dress shown in size 8-10 years.


    ✅ 1 motifs = 3 1⁄2” square with the largest hook.

    ✅ 15 stitches x 16 rows = 4” in single crochet with the smallest hook.

    ✅ 15 stitches x 18 rows = 4” in garter stitch with the largest hook.


    The motifs are worked individually and joined in the shape of a tube. The waist and upper body are worked directly on the tube.

    Create each motif following the dot diagram and the given color sequence.

    Bottom edge

    Using the largest hook and CP, attach the yarn to any seams between the motifs along one open edge of the tube.

    Preparation round: Sc 1, sc in the same union, *sc in the corner space, 1 sc in each sc and in each space of sc 2 to the next corner, 1 sc in the corner, sc in the union (working approximately 13 bp for each motif); repeat from * around, skipping the last sc in the join, join with a sl to the initial sc – 104 (118, 130) sc.

    Using the largest hook, work rows 1-3 of the garter stitch pattern, then repeat rows 2-3 until the bode measures 1 1⁄2″. Button up.

    Upper part of the body

    Using the largest hook and CP, join the yarn between the motifs along the open edge of the tube. Work the separating round with at the bottom edge, working a sc2tog twice evenly across the round – 102 (116, 128) sc remaining.

    Upper Front

    Break the thread. Skip the next 12 sc, join the thread with a sl st in the next sc.

    Row 1 (right side): Sc 1, sc2tog, (sc in next sc, sc 1, skip next sc) 12 (15, 18) times, sc in next sc, sc2tog, turn – 2 stitches dec, 27 (33, 39) remaining points/spaces.

    Row 2 (wrong side): Sc 1, sc in first sc, (sc 1, sc in sc 1 space) across, ending sc in last sc, turn.

    Row 3: Sc 1, sc2tog, work in established pattern to last 2 stitches, sc2tog, turn – 2 dec stitches, 25 (31, 37) stitches/spaces remaining.

    Row 4: Work in the established pattern until the end.

    Repeat rows 3-4, 3 (5, 7) more times – 19 (21, 23) stitches/spaces remaining.

    Switch to the smaller hook and CC6.

    Next row: Stc 1, hdc in each stitch/space across. Button up.

    Armhole edge/straps

    With CC6 and the smallest hook, pc 24 (28, 32). Fasten and set aside. With CC6 and smallest hook, sc 26 (30, 34), dc in fourth chain from hook and in each chain across, working along armhole of right front part starting at top of part right front, dc evenly down the right front, across the back and up the left front, dc in each pc from the reserved pc. Button up.


    Weave the ends. Block the piece to the final measurements.

    Sew the strips to the back.

    Élet Crochet Dress Pattern

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