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38 Free Crochet Skirt Patterns

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Looking for something comfortable and feminine? Look no further and crochet yourself a skirt that will be a staple in your wardrobe. A crochet skirt is such a versatile piece of clothing that you can wear it for both summer and winter, depending on the stitches and material used in the crochet pattern. We all definitely need one!

Get free crochet skirt patterns and beautiful designs to make crochet maxi skirt, crochet cover-up skirt, crochet mini skirt, and crochet skirt set.

We have gathered the best selection of free crochet skirt patterns from all across the Internet. There are many patterns and designs to choose from, ranging from simple to innovative and one-of-a-kind. You’ll find patterns for a crochet maxi skirt, a crochet cover-up skirt, a crochet mini skirt, and even a crochet top-skirt set on this list.

Make a basic pleated skirt for everyday use or a stunning lace skirt for significant occasions. Choose various colors and textures to express yourself creatively! Each pattern is intended to provide a comfortable fit with numerous customization choices. We hope you enjoy crocheting these patterns and fall in love with one (or many) of them!

Crochet skirts are not the hardest piece of crochet clothing to make—they’re probably easier to make than crochet tops! But even so, remember, it’s the first time for everything. If you wish to learn how to crochet for the first time, check out this Complete Guide to Crochet for Beginners. It talks about the basics of crochet, including the tools and supplies you’ll need, the stitches you’ll use most often, and the most commonly used methods.


Here are some common Frequently Asked Questions you might want to know.

1. What supplies do I need to crochet a skirt?

This question comes up often when you’re getting started on a new project. It is good to note that the most accurate answer will be the supplies stated in the chosen pattern. However, generally, the supplies that you’ll see in most of the patterns on this list are listed as follows:
Refer to the yarn weight specified in the individual tutorial patterns provided in the curated lists.
This ensures a perfect fit for your crocheted skirt.
Learn more about yarn weight and why it matters to your crochet projects.
Crochet Hook
Use the recommended hook size for the best results. If needed, use a hook size up or down to meet the tension gauge.
Read more about the types and sizes of crochet hooks.
Stitch Markers
Use them to mark rows and other important stitches, such as the first and last stitch in a pattern.
Tapestry Needle
Use it to sew crochet pieces and hide yarn tails.
Use it to cut your yarn.
Measuring Tape
Use it to check the tension gauge of your test swatch to see if it matches the pattern. This is critical if you want to crochet clothing that fits you.
It is also important to measure your body (waist and hips) and decide how long you want your crochet skirt to be.

2. What kind of yarn should I use?

You want your skirt to be comfortable, gentle on the skin, and breathable. Cotton blend and wool blend yarns are some of the suitable yarns for crochet clothing. Finer and lightweight yarns are also some other popularly used yarns, such as fingering and crochet lace thread, to produce airy skirts for the summer.

3. What crochet stitches do I need to know?

Most of the patterns in this list use basic stitches. Hence, be sure to familiarize yourself with stitches like the magic ring, chain stitch, slip stitch, single crochet stitch, half double crochet, and double crochet stitch.

4. How to crochet a skirt?

In general, there are 3 ways to crochet a skirt.

A. The first option in some of the patterns is to crochet a rectangular shape. Rectangles are simple to crochet when worked in short rows along the shorter side. It should be long enough to wrap around your hips. The top is then adjusted to cinch the waist with a waist tie or ribbon.

B. Another option is to crochet the skirt in joined rounds beginning at the waist. It’s recommended to start with a smaller waist circumference that works for you. The hip can be accommodated by gradually increasing the number of stitches from the top. This method allows you to alter the length of your crochet skirt.

C. The third option is uncommon, but it can be found in some crochet patterns. It adapts the skirt sewing method, in which flat pieces are crocheted according to the design and then sewn together to form a skirt.

5. Can I customize the crochet skirt pattern to fit me?

Some patterns come in a variety of sizes for you to choose from, while others include instructions for adjusting the skirt’s size based on your measurements.

If you require additional assistance, there are many tutorials and videos available online. These resources can walk you through the process of altering the original skirt pattern to fit you. Generally, it’s all about increasing and decreasing the rows and length to adjust the width and length of the skirt.

6. What care instructions should I take note of?

To ensure that your crochet skirt lasts longer and does not lose its shape, always wash it according to the instructions on the yarn label.
Rinse the skirt thoroughly and press to remove excess water (rather than twisting to wring). Stretch the skirt flat on a dry towel to dry. To allow for faster and more even drying, turn the skirt on a regular basis and change the towel as needed.

7. What are the different names for skirt lengths?

Here are a few common lengths for skirts.
Micro mini skirt ends higher than the mid-thigh.
Mini skirt stops above the knee and often rests between the mid-thigh and the knee.
Midi skirt stops mid-calf, between the knee and the ankle.
Maxi skirt extends to the ankle.

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Born into a creative family, Joanne Loh has over 40 years of experience in knitting and crocheting. Well-known for her creative approach to yarn crafts, her creations demonstrate a strong dedication to quality and spreading her enthusiasm among the crafting community.
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