With multiple pattern combinations, you’ll choose your own crochet adventure with this free crochet dress pattern and video tutorial in women's sizes S-5X and children's sizes 2-16.
This boho crochet dress pattern is part of a collaboration with Lion Brand Yarns. This post contains affiliate links.
Boho Crochet Dress Pattern
Welcome to the main hub of the Idlewild crochet dress pattern. With over 12 pattern combinations, you can customize the bodice length, the skirt length and the sleeve style of this crochet dress pattern.
Make a dress, tunic or peplum top that you can layer and dress up or down year round. Keep reading for the links to each stage of the free pattern.
Free Pattern Details
This free crochet dress pattern is divided into four stages.
Below you'll find links to everything you need to complete this crochet dress pattern including each stage of the women's and children's patterns, the accompanying video tutorials and supply lists.
Have some questions or want more details about the crochet dress pattern itself? Check out the Idlewild Dress FAQs here!
All the Important Links for this Dress Pattern
Free Pattern + Video Tutorials:
Click the highlighted links below to be taken to the pattern portion + video tutorial.
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Women's Crochet Dress Pattern Sections:
Girls Crochet Dress Pattern Sections:
Boho Dress Yarn Suggestions
See pattern PDF or Part 1 of free pattern for specific yarn amounts per size.
• Lion Brand Beautiful You (Weight: 2/fine - 326 yds, 3.5 oz)
- Rooibos Tea (#165-138) (adult dress)
- Arrowood (#165-194) (child peplum top)
- Aquatic (#165-105) (child dress)
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If you’d like to have access to the entire crochet dress pattern immediately instead of waiting for the CAL stages to be released, you can upgrade to the the ad-free, printable PDF version of the pattern right this very minute.
When you purchase the PDF, you'll also receive ALL the extra helpful resources we’ve created so you can knock this dress out of the park. The PDF includes additional measurements, stitch charts and photo tutorials not included in the free pattern. Plus, printing the PDF makes couch crocheting much easier. 🙂 Click here to purchase the pattern PDF.
How to Customize Your Dress
You get to play the designer a little bit in this pattern. But don’t worry, we’ve done all the hard work of figuring out the details. You’ll just be choosing the fun stuff, like the length, the sleeve style and if you'd prefer to make a peplum-style top instead.
Read more about the customization options in the Idlewild Dress FAQs here. Each stage of the pattern and the video tutorial that goes with it also includes details on modifying your dress.
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