This is a free crochet baby romper pattern that will be adorable worn by baby boys or girls. Its unisex design will be a cute addition to your little one’s wardrobe.
Are you looking to create the perfect crochet baby romper for a special little one in your life? If so, you’re in the right place!
In just a few hours, your little one will be ready to show off their handmade outfit and get lots of cuddles!
A precious new bundle of joy has arrived and you want to give the baby a special wardrobe. With a bit of time and effort, you can make your own handmade crochet baby romper that your little one will look absolutely adorable in.
Crafty parents will soon be proud to dress their little ones in handmade rompers that are guaranteed to get an “aww” from all who see them!
I am excited to share this super cute pattern with you, so you can make a modern and timeless outfit for your little bundle of joy.
Crochet Baby Romper Design
This cute baby romper is crocheted sideways. So, you will be working from the neckline down towards the waist.
Firstly, I used my favorite stitch half double crochet worked through the third loop only aka camel stitch.
I think this stitch gives it a great knit-look texture and makes it a modern and timeless addition to the baby’s wardrobe.
The finished fabric also has a lot of stretch and therefore makes for a super comfortable baby romper that will not restrict those precious first movements.
Secondly, the way it is constructed makes it real easy to adjust the size too. If you need to make it a little more wide, you can easily add a few rows to the middle section.
You can also add a few stitches to the starting chain if you need the romper to be longer in the body. Then simply follow the pattern for shaping the leg opening on either side of the romper.
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Yarn I Used
For this cute romper I used Scheepjes Merino Soft. I simply love this yarn and especially for baby makes.
It is so soft and gentle that I will happily use it for items that are going to be very close to baby’s skin.
It is a combination of Merino wool (this is the softest wool there is), micorfiber and acrylic. This is the perfect balance of fibres that create super soft yarn that is also lovely to work with.
The combination of these fibres guarantees a silky ‘look and feel’.
It is the perfect yarn choice for creating stylishly soft and cosy garments like sweaters, cardigans and shawls as well as baby items like rompers and blankets.
The yarn is also washable up to 30 degrees and comes in over 50 colors so you will be spoilt for choice.
And what I absolutely love about this yarn is that it is a centre-pull ball. There is no crazy rolling around the floor picking up dust while you work with it.
It also has an “easy-start” sticker on the centre pull strand of yarn.
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- Scheepjes Merino Soft (50% Merino Wool 25% Microfibre 25% Acrylic; 105m (115yds) per 50g (1.8oz) ball) x 3 balls in Van Gogh (641)
- Please note the yarn quantity has been calculated to the best accuracy. However, the overall amount you will need is tension dependant.
- 4.5 mm crochet hook
- Yarn needle
12 rows x 20 sts = 4 x 4 inch /10 x 10 cm measured over hdc tlo
Crochet Baby Romper Finished Size
designed for 0-3 months
53.3 cm /21 inch chest circumference
40 cm /16 inch length (including straps)
Stitches And Abbreviations (US Crochet Terms)
ch – chain stitch
sc – single crochet
sc in blo – single crochet stitch through back loop only
st(s) – stitch(es)
rep – repeat
hdc – half double crochet
hdc tlo – half double crochet worked through third loop only WATCH HERE
hdctlo2tog – work the following two stitches together using hdc tlo, insert hook under both third loops at the same time and work 1 hdc tlo through both loops creating invisible decrease.
tsk – Tunisian knit stitch, WATCH HERE
FP- forward pass
RP- return pass
WS- wrong side
RS- right side
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Crochet Baby Romper Pattern Notes
- the romper is worked sideways with the direction of work running from the neckline towards waist
- it consists of two separate panels, one for the front and one for the back
- the top of the romper has a shaping towards the neck achieved by single crochet worked through the back loop only
- the bottom of the romper is shaped around the top of legs
- both panels are then sewn together down the sides and in between the legs to create a romper
- the straps are worked in tunisian knit stitch directly onto the top of each side of the back panel
- the straps have small loops created on the end for button fastening
- the buttons are then sewn onto the top of the front panel
- the hdc tlo creates a lovely stretchy fabric
Crochet Baby Romper Main Pattern
Body Panel (make 2)
Row 1: starting in 2nd ch from hook, 8 sc, 1 hdc in each ch to end, turn. [8 sc + 50 hdc]
Row 2: 2 ch (doesn’t count as a st here and throughout), 2 hdc tlo in first st, 1 hdc tlo in each st across until last 8 sts, 7 sc blo, 1 sc into the last st, turn. [8 sc + 51 hdc tlo]
Row 3: 1 ch (doesn’t count as st here and throughout), 1 sc in first st, 7 sc blo, 1 hdc tlo in each st until last st, 2 hdc tlo into the last st, turn. [8 sc + 52 hdc tlo]
Repeat Row 2 – 3 another 4 times. [8 sc + 60 hdc tlo]
PM into edge of end hdc of Row 11.
Row 12: 2 ch (doesn’t count as a st here and throughout), 1 hdc tlo in each st across until last 8 sts, 7 sc blo, 1 sc into the last st, turn. [8 sc + 60 hdc tlo]
Row 13: 1 ch (doesn’t count as st here and throughout), 1 sc in first st, 7 sc blo, 1 hdc tlo in each st to end, turn. [8 sc + 60 hdc tlo]
Repeat Row 12 – 13 another 4 times. [8 sc + 60 hdc tlo]
Row 22: 2 ch (doesn’t count as a st here and throughout), 1 hdctlo2tog in first 2 sts, 1 hdc tlo in each st across until last 8 sts, 7 sc blo, 1 sc into the last st, turn. [8 sc + 58 hdc tlo]
PM into edge of end hdc of Row 22.
Row 23: 1 ch (doesn’t count as st here and throughout), 1 sc in first st, 7 sc blo, 1 hdc tlo in each st until last 2 sts, 1 hdctlo2tog, turn. [8 sc + 59 hdc tlo]
Repeat Row 22 – 23 another 4 times. [8 sc + 50 hdc tlo]
Row 32: 2 ch (doesn’t count as a st here and throughout), 1 hdc tlo in each st across until last 8 sts, 7 sc blo, 1 sc into the last st, turn. [8 sc + 60 hdc tlo]
Line up the two panels together with WS facing out.
Crochet or sew together on the WS down the sides only sewing or crocheting across the hdc sts, the sc ribbing stays open and forms part of the arm opening.
Line up the bottom part and sew together across the rows between the stitch markers. This will form the bottom part of the romper that sits in between the legs.
Crochet Romper Straps
Working on the back panel with RS facing, mark out 5 rows of the sc ribbing on both ends. You will be working around the end sc sts of each row at right angle.
Attach yarn around end st on the right hand side on the edge.
Row 1 FP: first loop on hook counts as first st, *insert hook around next edge st, yarn over and pull up loop, leave on the hook; repeat from * across all 4 sts. [5 loops on hook]
Row 1 RP: yarn over and pull through 1 loop, *yarn over and pull through 2 loops; repeat from * until you have 1 loop on hook.
Row 2 FP: 1 tks into each st across the strap. [5 loops on hook]
Row 2 RP: as Row 1 RP.
Repeat until you have 30 rows in total or until you reach the desired length of the strap.
Last Row: chain 4, sl st into the last st under both loops to create a loop for the button fastening.
For the other strap attach yarn in the sc away from the edge and repeat the process.
To finish off, sew in all ends.
Sew buttons on the front panel at the top of the ribbing section.
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