Mobile Menu IconMenu
Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips

Crochet Summer Dress for Fashion 16 inch Dolls by Robert Tonner

Difficulty level: *** Intermediate

Free Doll Dress Crochet Pattern

Size: For 16-in fashion dolls by Tonner

Materials: 100% cotton crochet yarn #10 white and variegated - 1 ball each.

Gauge: 24 st = 4" (10 cm)


Chain 70 in variegated thread. Connect into circle and crochet 1 row of sc (single crochet).
Continue with dc (double crochet). Crochet 2 dc in each 7th dc adding 10 dc in a row.
Continue adding 10 dc in each row.
Crochet for 22 rows. Knit last row with white yarn. Tie off.

Start crocheting sc on the top of the skirt inserting hook in the chain loops. Crochet the first row in round, then start crocheting back and forth making a back opening.
Crochet sc for 9 rows decreasing evenly so that there are 32 sc in the 9th row.
Crochet 2 rows of sc
Continue crocheting for 24 rows adding evenly 24 sc as follows: increase for 6 sc per row 4 times in every 4th row - 56 sc.
Row 36: 3 sc, *1 hdc (half double crochet), 1 dc, 1 tc (treble crochet), 1 dc, 1 hdc*, 12 sc, repeat from * to *, 4 sc, repeat from * to *, 12 sc, repeat from * to *, 3 sc.
Row 37: 20 sc, *1 hdc (half double crochet), 1 dc, 1 tc (treble crochet), 1 dc, 1 hdc*, 4 sc, repeat from * to *, 20 sc.
Row 38: 5 sc, chain 20 (for the shoulder strap), 12 sc starting from the 1st treble crochet of the front, chain 20, 5 sc, starting on the 5th sc from the end of the previous row. Tie off.

With variegated thread crochet 3 rows of sc for the neck opening starting at the back opening.
Crochet 3 rows of sc for each arm opening with variegated thread. Tie off.
Crochet chain 40 cm (15 in) to lace the back of the dress.


Download PDF  


There are 2 total comments on this article.

Leave a comment about the article.
Poster: Susan
August 2, 2016

I can't wait to finish this dress for my granddaughter. I love it.
Poster: Cora Rijfkogel
May 9, 2016

Thankyou for sharing.
This will be my next project, but first I want to translate it into Dutch just for my own ease and thank you for using the metric system.
Kind regards

If you liked this pattern, you might also like:

Fair Isle Sweater and Headband for Fashion 16 inch Dolls by Robert Tonner

Browse Similar Items by Category:

Patterns:Crochet >> Doll Clothes
Difficulty Level:3-Intermediate

Mailing List
Enter your e-mail to receive announcements of new free patterns:

Or follow us using: