10 Free Stylish Crochet Skirt Patterns

Stylish Crochet Skirt Patterns For Women

This is a collection of amazing free crochet skirt patterns for women. Choose from different styles and lengths.


Are you stuck for outfits? Do you wear the same outfit week after week?

Refresh your wardrobe with a brand new look by crocheting a skirt! It is easy to make and will make you stand out from the crowd.

If you are looking for an easy crochet garment, skirt is a suitable project to crochet.

Below you will find my tips and trick on how to crochet a skirt and a selection of beautiful crochet skirt patterns.

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collection of 10 crochet skirt patterns

How do you make an easy crochet skirt?

The basic shape you will need to crochet a skirt is rectangle. You can easily crochet a rectangle in the short rows across the shorter side.

It should be wide enough to wrap around your waist and hips, as well as long enough to reach your knees, ankles or whichever length you prefer.

You can easily fix the skirt at the top by adding a ribbon or a simple tie to pull the skirt in at the waist.

The second option of crocheting a skirt is starting at the waist and work in joined rounds. This way you can start with a smaller circumference which will fit your waist.

As you work more rounds, you can evenly increase the amount of stitches in each round. This way the circumference will be bigger by the time you reach your hips.

Once you crochet over hips, you can stop increasing as you reached the widest part. Alternatively, you can continue increasing every round which will produce A-line or flared out skirt.

How do you crochet a flowy skirt?

Crochet skirts with a nice flow and drape can be easily achieved by following a few simple steps.

Firstly, you will need to choose a light and airy yarn. I would recommend a yarn as thin as possible for a lightweight crochet fabric.

Sports weight or 4-ply weight would be an ideal choice. This yarn would produce a light fabric and would work up fairly quickly.

Secondly, for a flowy skirt you will need a stitch that produces light fabric. The best stitches are lacy stitches with openwork.

The finished fabric will have a lot of movement and will not be stiff.

To create a flowy shape to your crochet skirt, you will also need to add some shaping to your skirt. In this case, straight rectangle sewn together to make a skirt will not produce the desired result.

The best way would be to start working top down in joined rounds. Then simply increase each round by a few stitches which will produce a crochet skirt with a nice flow and drape.

How much yarn do you need for a crochet skirt?

The most accurate way to work out a quantity needed for a crochet skirt or any other project is to make a gauge swatch.

Once you have your gauge swatch you need to weigh it on some kitchen scales.

Then measure the two edges of the gauge swatch, edge X and edge Y. After that multiply X times Y. This is the area that the swatch covers.

So for that certain area you will need the measured weight of yarn.

Example: my swatch weighs 20 grams, edge X measures 10 cm, edge Y measures 12 cm.

X multiplied by Y equals 120 squared cm. That means to cover 120 squared cm I will need 20 g of yarn.

As an example, I will need to crochet a rectangle which measures 100 x 120 cm for my skirt. The area covered is 1200 squared cm.

Now you need to work out how many swatches you need to cover this larger area. To do so, you need to divide 1200 squared cm by the area the swatch covers 120 squared cm.

This equals 10. Which means that you will need 10 swatches joined together to cover the area for the skirt.

That also means you will need 10 times more yarn. 10 multiplied by 20 g equals 200 g.

You can apply this technique to any project.

How do you crochet a summer skirt?

To crochet a summer style skirt you will need to take two things into consideration.

Firstly, it is the choice of yarn. Bamboo, cotton or linen yarns are amongst the most popular choices.

As summer crochet skirt is a specifically worn in hot weather, you need to opt for a summer suitable yarn.

There are many factors to take into consideration, not just the fibre content. Follow my handy guide of 9 tips to choose the best yarn.

Secondly, you need to choose the stitch wisely. Open lacy stitches will create a more breathable fabric suitable for warm weather. I have a collection of 14 Beautiful Lacy Crochet Stitches Perfect for Summer Makes right here on the blog.

Here are a few stitches you can use for light an airy crochet skirt for summer:

  1. Free Lacy Shell Crochet Stitch Tutorial
  2. Crossed Double Crochet Stitch Free Tutorial
  3. Paired double crochet tutorial

10 Free Crochet Skirt Patterns

I have chosen a wide variety of crochet skirt patterns. There are simple and beginner friendly patterns that do not require any shaping.

There is also a skirt made up of simple granny squares. That means if you can crochet a granny square, you can certainly crochet a skirt.

I have included light and airy skirts using open lacy stitches that would be perfect for summer and warmer months.

You can also choose reversible pattern, flared out skirt and pleated mini skirt.

These are all fantastic crochet skirt patterns to make.

Easy Crochet Skirt Pattern

This skirt is such a light, wearable garment with incredible feel and texture.

This pattern is very easy to make. It’s a simple two row repeat.

It’s beginner friendly and you can easily customize the length by just making more or less rows.

CLICK HERE for the free pattern.

beginner pattern

Granny Square Crochet Skirt

Graphic Blooms Convertible Skirt is a cute and super fun garment that can be turned into a gorgeous cowl too.

It consists of granny square motifs that are joined together using the join as you go technique.

FOLLOW THIS LINK for the free pattern.

granny square skirt for women

Flared Out Style Skirt

I love how feminine and flattering this garment is! Crochet this easy skirt with some shaping at the bottom to make it flare out.

It is a combination of easy beginner stitches with pops of texture and would be perfect for many occasions.

Whether you are wearing it for a date or a walk down the beach, it would look beautiful

You can find the free pattern ON THIS WEBSITE.

flared out flowy skirt

Pineapple Lace Crochet Skirt

This is a perfect combination of crochet pineapple lace with an easy garment. It looks very intricate and difficult to make.

However, once you work one repeat of the pineapple lace, you will be off making an enjoyable pattern.

Check out the free pattern ON THIS BLOG.

pineapple lace

Flirty Marvel

The Flirty Marvel Skirt is available in four women’s sizes. This A-line skirt was inspired by Marvel Crosson, a pioneering aviator with a fabulous and flirty sense of style.

This skirt is a great project for a crocheter who hasn’t made garments before, you can find the pattern HERE.

flirty marvel skirt

Maxi Crochet Skirt Pattern

This is a versatile crochet skirt pattern that combines a few different techniques together.

You will start working in joined rounds and combine that with crochet granny squares.

The pattern is relatively easy but full of interesting techniques that will keep even an advanced crocheter entertained.

The pattern is AVAILABLE HERE.

maxi crochet skirt

Beach Flowers Crochet Skirt

This is a beautiful beach cover up style skirt. It uses open lacy stitches combined with shells.

The finished fabric is light, airy and breathable that makes it a great pattern for warmer days.

You can download a free PDF from THIS WEBSITE (valid at the time of writing this blog post).

beach cover up skirt

Lacy Shell

This crochet skirt has simple, clean lines. At the same time, the shell construction provides a lot of interesting detail when seen up close.

The skirt is worked top down, in the round, without seams, from the hip down.

It has a lovely simple shaping for a very flattering garment. The pattern is available HERE.

lacy shell skirt

Pleated Stripes

This is an easy pattern for a cute pleated mini skirt for little girls with an elastic waist, very practical to put on and take off.

However, you can scale the pattern up for an adult size skirt too. You will need to add a few extra stitches for the length and then add extra rows.

Check out the pattern BY CLICKING HERE.

pleated stripes crochet skirt

Reversible Pattern

This reversible skirt is very simple and easy to make, the pattern is beginner friendly. This skirt will save you both time and yarn as you only have to make one skirt for two different looking outfits!

Whether it’s summer or winter, you can wear this skirt! Save time and money by making this simple skirt which can be worn two ways.

FOLLOW THIS LINK for the free pattern.

reversible one

Final thoughts…

I hope you have found these crochet skirt pattern ideas helpful. If you think your crafty friends would find this tutorial helpful, why not share it with them? 

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10 Free Stylish Crochet Skirt Pattern Ideas

About Veronika Cromwell

Hi, I’m Veronika! I design modern and wearable crochet garments, accessories and homewares. Grab your hook and find your next project!

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