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Crochet Pleated High Waist Skirt

Crochet Pleated High Waist Skirt

pleated high waist skirt

This simple baby pleated high waist skirt has been designed in such a way that you do not need a tapestry needle to sew the pleats in place. The skirt is worked bottom up. And the end result is superb. You can decide to add straps or not. The skirt has been made in just one color but you can be creative with how you want to mix the colors.

In the post you will find the instructions for the 0-6 months size of this skirt. But the written PDF pattern contains 8 sizing options from 0-6 months up to 10 years. With this pattern, you can make cute pleated high waist baby skirt. This crochet baby girl skirt pattern will be a great for baby shower gifts and newborn gifts.

Read on to find the free crochet pattern for size 0-6 months size below or find the ad-free printable PDF version on Ravelry, Love Crafts and Etsy.

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PDF PATTERN

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Waist Measurement (inches)

19

Skirt Length (inches)

7

Materials

Dk or Worsted weight yarn

5.0 mm crochet hook

Scissors

Stitch markers

Stitches (US Version)

Ch: Chain

Dc: Double crochet

Slst: Slip stitch

Sc: Single Crochet

Scblo: Single Crochet in back loops only

Gauge:

13 stitches /7.5 rows= 10 cm/4 inch square in Dc

Pattern notes

  • Ch 2 at the beginning of the round does not count as a stitch
  • Ch 1 at the beginning of the row (for the ribbed part) does not count as a stitch.
  • The skirt length measurement above does not include the high waist (ribbed part)
  • The suspenders is crossed

Pattern instructions

Ch 165 join in the round with a Slst. Make sure the chain is not twisted.

Round 1: Ch 2, Dc in the first chain and into each chain around. Finish round with a Slst to first Dc. 165 stitches.

Round 2: Ch 2, Dc in the first stitch and into each stitch around. Finish round with a Slst to first Dc. 165 stitches.

Round 3 – Round 13: repeat round 2.

Round 14: Ch 2, Yarn over, insert your hook through the 1st stitch, then through the 10th and 11th stitch, yarn over and pull through all three stitches and complete the first Dc.

Yarn over, insert your hook through the 2nd stitch, then through the 9th and 12th stitch, yarn over and pull through all three stitches and complete the second Dc.

Yarn over, insert your hook through the 3rd stitch, then through the 8th and 13th stitch, yarn over and pull through all three stitches and complete the third Dc.

Yarn over, insert your hook through the 4th stitch, then through the 7th and 14th stitch, yarn over and pull through all three stitches and complete the fourth Dc.

Yarn over, insert your hook through the 5th stitch, then through the 6th and 15th stitch, yarn over and pull through all three stitches and complete the fifth Dc.

Continue around. Finish round with a Slst to the top to the first stitch. At the end of the round, you should have 55 stitches. At this point you should have 11 pleats.

Ribbed Part

Row 1:Ch 14 Sc in the second Ch from hook, Sc in the remaining chains. 13 Sc. Skip the first stitch and Slst to the 2nd stitch on the skirt.

Row 2: Turn. Do not Ch 1.Sc in BLO of each of the 13 Sc from previous row.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn. Sc in BLO in each of the 13 Sc from previous row. Skip a stitch then Slst into the next stitch on the skirt

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Row 4-55: repeat rows 2 and 3. Finish with a repeat of row 3. Ch 1 and cut yarn.

Sew the first row to the last row. If you don’t want to add suspenders, just weave in your ends.

If you want to add suspenders note the first and last rows. So you know where to start counting stitches for the suspenders

Suspenders

Row 1:Skip 4 from the first row of rib. reattach yarn with a slip knot to the next stitch, Ch 1 to secure, Sc into same stitch and into the next 4 stitches. (5 Sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, turn. Sc in the first stitch and in each stitch across. (5 Sc)

Row 3- 56 repeat row 2

Row 57: Ch 1, turn. Sc in the first stitch, Ch 3, skip 3, Sc into the last stitch (5 stitches)

Row 58: Ch 1, turn. Sc in the first stitch, Sc 3 into the Ch 3 space, Sc into the last stitch. (5 Sc )

Row 59: Ch 1, turn. Sc in the first stitch and in each stitch across. (5 Sc)

Row 60: Ch 1, turn. Sc in the first stitch and in each stitch across. (5 Sc)

Row 61: Ch 1, turn. Sc in the first stitch, Ch 3, skip 3, Sc into the last stitch (5 stitches)

Row 62: Ch 1, turn. Sc in the first stitch, Sc 3 into the Ch 3 space, Sc into the last stitch. (5 Sc)

Row 63: Ch 1, turn. Sc in the first stitch and in each stitch across. (5 Sc)

Row 64: Ch 1, turn. Sc in the first stitch and in each stitch across. (5 Sc). Ch 1 and cut yarn

Repeat for the second suspender on the other end

Buttons

To fix the Button count 11 from the strap, and attach the button to the next stitch, leave about a inch in between and attach the other button below the first one. Repeat same for the other strap.

Finishing

Weave in all ends.

FINISHED PROJECT

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