27 Knitted Dress Patterns

Are you tired of working on everyday knitting projects? Give your hand a go at a knitted dress pattern. Whether you are a beginner or an expert knitter, you can make a dress that looks amazing on your body.

Below are 27 knitted dress patterns that you will love to make. We have included patterns for every skill level and style.

1. To the Nines Dress Knitting Pattern by KarasKnitEng

Dress this dress up or down. Wear it out on the town or to the market. It is the dress you never knew you needed. The dress is so easy to wear and it looks super cute.

You can use this knitted dress pattern to make a shift dress, fitted dress, sleek dress, or fuzzy dress. The possibilities are endless. The pattern is suitable for advanced beginners that are familiar with the stockinette stitch.

To the Nines Dress Knitting Pattern by KarasKnitEng

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2. Beginner Friendly Top Down Sweater Dress Knitting Pattern by MinimiKnitDesign

Make this cosy tunic for chilly, fall temperatures. You can wear the dress alone or layer it over a long-sleeve shirt. The knitted dress pattern is worked seamlessly from the top down. The pockets are created at the same time. You can leave the pockets off if you prefer. The knitting pattern comes with step-by-step photo and video tutorials.

Beginner Friendly Top Down Sweater Dress Knitting Pattern by MinimiKnitDesign

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3. Vanilla Summer Knitted Dress Pattern by DROPS Design

Knit up this gorgeous dress to wear on a dinner date, to the theatre, a party, a music festival, or a wedding. The dress was made to impress. For the most part, the free knitted dress pattern is worked in the round. There is minimal seaming. The pattern includes sizes S-XXXL.

Vanilla Summer Knitted Dress Pattern by DROPS Design

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4. Diamond Knit Dress Pattern by Knitatude

Are you searching for a modern, classy, knitted dress pattern? This dress is gorgeous. It has a timeless design that hugs the curves without being over sexual.

The Diamond Knit Dress knits up quickly using bulky yarn. It is an intermediate level pattern that requires knowledge of knit, purl, decrease, slip stitches, working in the round, picking up stitches and binding  off. This pattern is written for sizes S-3XL.

Diamond Knit Dress Pattern by Knitatude

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5. Midsummer Lace Dress Knitting Pattern by LooseLoopPatterns

This stunning dress features a pretty eyelet neckline and flowing fit. Whether you are going to a picnic or out on a dinner date, this dress is the perfect choice.

The knitted dress pattern is worked top down. The length of the dress can be adjusted to suit your needs. Sizes include S/M, M/L, and L/XL.

Midsummer Lace Dress Knitting Pattern by LooseLoopPatterns

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6. Three Tiered Dress Knitting Pattern by TheSnuggleryPatterns

This A-line dress is flattering on all figures. To make it even better, it has a dense, linen stitch bodice, so you can go braless. You can easily wear this to the beach or on a night out.

The pleated, tiered look is created with a clever decrease technique using a cable needle. The instructions to make the pleats are in the instructions. You can use this pattern to make dresses in sizes S-XL.

Three Tiered Dress Knitting Pattern by TheSnuggleryPatterns

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7. Unique Wedding Dress Knitting Pattern by NinElDesign

Shop off your knitting skills by making your own wedding dress or a dress for a loved one. This unique pattern creates a gorgeous, elegant, lacy maxi dress.

The pattern is suitable for advanced beginners. You will need knowledge of knitting and crocheting. You will also need to understand how to read charts. The pattern is written for sizes S-XL.

Unique Wedding Dress Knitting Pattern by NinElDesign

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8. Spring Fling Free Knitted Dress Pattern by ABC Knitting Patterns

The Spring Fling Dress is a simple dress that is ideal for Easter Sunday, garden parties, and bonfires. It is easy to slip on and wear. This is an intermediate level free knitted dress pattern. The dress is worked from the top to the bottom in rounds without seams. Included are instructions for sizes small, medium, and large.

Spring Fling Free Knitted Dress Pattern by ABC Knitting Patterns

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9. Ribbed Dress Knitting Pattern for Beginner by LooseLoopPatterns

Make this flowy dress to show off your fun side. This dress was designed to be simple yet dramatic. The bodice is created with negative ease and the skirt uses positive ease, creating the swing shape.

The knitting dress pattern can be completed by an advanced beginner. It is worked from the top down using stockinette and rib stitches.

Ribbed Dress Knitting Pattern for Beginner by LooseLoopPatterns

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10. Ski Knitted Dress Pattern by NathaliesKnit

Work up this adorable ski dress pattern for your next trip to the resort. The cute dress has a fitted style and short length. However, you can adjust the length to make it longer.

Sizes in this knitted dress pattern range from XS to 4XL. You will need US size 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles and 3 colours of DK/light worsted weight yarn. It is knit flat and seamed together

Ski Knitted Dress Pattern by NathaliesKnit

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11. Maid You Look Dress Knitting Pattern by oshenknits

The Maid You Look Dress was designed to fit your exact measurements. It has extra support in the bust and adjustable straps for body fluctuations. 

Customise this pattern with your measurements. The bust is knit bottom up with 2 strands. The provisional cast on is then removed, and the skirt is worked from the top down.

Maid You Look Dress Knitting Pattern by oshenknits

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12. The Lavender Field Dress Knitting Pattern by LooseLoopPatterns

Feel comfortable and stylish wearing this elegant and classy knitted dress. The dress features a simple flared shape, relaxed fit, round neckline, and short sleeves.

A garter stitch is used to finish the sleeves, neckline, and bottom. The dress is knitted top down using Hand Dyed Speckled sock yarn from Kleur en Draad. The yarn is ideal for summer and spring wear.

The Lavender Field Dress Knitting Pattern by LooseLoopPatterns

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13. Serendipity Dress Pattern by IsKnit

Did you ever think about making a dress with scrap yarn? It is possible with The Serendipity Dress pattern. The elegant dress will make a quick addition to your wardrobe.

The dress is knit using multiple strands of yarn. It is knit from the bottom up. The front and back flaps are knit flat to create the slits, then the body of the dress is knit in the round

Serendipity Dress Pattern by IsKnit

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14. Free Knitted Dress Pattern with Kangaroo Pockets & Scarf by Yarnspirations

Are you looking for a dress with pockets? Why are there more patterns available? This one is a fun, relaxed pattern that comes complete with a scarf. The dress will look super cute by itself or layered over a long sleeve T shirt.

This is an intermediate level free knitted dress pattern. Sizes are designed to fit bust measurements from XS-5XL.

Free Knitted Dress Pattern with Kangaroo Pockets & Scarf by Yarnspirations

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15. Pastel Flippy Easy Knitted Dress Pattern by LooseLoopPatterns

Wear this dress for leisure or to work. The pretty lacy knit features a close-fitting top, a round neckline, fluffy short sleeves, and a slightly flared skirt. The sleeves, neckline, and the bottom of the dress are finished with a stockinette stitch. The dress is seamlessly knitted from the top down. It is size medium only.

Pastel Flippy Easy Knitted Dress Pattern by LooseLoopPatterns

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16. Patons Little Black Dress Pattern by Yarnspirations

Here is a twist on the classic little black dress. This fun design incorporates Patons Metallic for shine and contrast. You can use the recommended yarn or choose any colour combination you like. The free knitted dress pattern is available in sizes XS to 5XL. It is an intermediate level knitting pattern.

Patons Little Black Dress Pattern by Yarnspirations

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17. Daisy Summer Dress Knitting Pattern by FridayKnitsDesigns

Get ready for summer weather with this daisy chain dress. Or use the pattern to make a crop top. It is lightweight, comfortable, and perfect for hot weather. This is an advanced beginner level knitted dress pattern. It is worked from the top down, starting with the flowered pattern.

Daisy Summer Dress Knitting Pattern by FridayKnitsDesigns

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18. Betty Babe Balloon Sleeve Dress Pattern by LovelybyLee

The design of the Betty Babe Dress was inspired by all women. It is a flattering dress that hugs the body. It features long balloon sleeves and a high neck. Or you can make it sleeveless with a crew neck. You also get to choose the length.

This is an advanced beginner to intermediate level knitted dress pattern. The pattern includes colour-coded sizes.

Betty Babe Balloon Sleeve Dress Pattern by LovelybyLee

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19. Nami Dress Knitting Pattern by oranbleuknits

The Nami dress is a long dress with little cable raglans. It is ideal for cold winter months. Wear it with or without a belt and some simple jewellery. This knitted dress pattern is worked from the top down, in the round. You can adjust the length. The pattern is written for sizes S-3XL.

Nami Dress Knitting Pattern by oranbleuknits

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20. Shapely Striped Maxi Dress Pattern by Lion Brand Yarn

You can make yourself a casual striped maxi dress with this free knitted dress pattern. It has a long length and classic style. It is sleeveless and can be worn by itself or over a top.

This free knitted dress pattern is suitable for intermediate level knitters. It recommends Lion Brand Amazing 825 yarn. Pattern size options include small, medium, large, and x-large.

Shapely Striped Maxi Dress Pattern by Lion Brand Yarn

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21. Maid You Fall Dress Knitting Pattern by oshenknits

The Maid You Fall Dress is a flirty dress that sits just above the knee. It has a simple, yet feminine design. Wear it with heels, sandals, or boots. It is an advanced level knitted dress pattern that is customizable to your body size. It is a great piece for a night out or cosplay.

Maid You Fall Dress Knitting Pattern by oshenknits

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22. Tenggol Knit Dress Pattern by KnittingwChopsticks

This dress was designed for comfort and ease. The sleeveless knitted dress pattern features a V-neck and fitted waist. The length is adjustable. Wear it with sandals or a pair of boots and a jacket.

Using only knits and purls with some simple shaping, this pattern is beginner friendly. The top is worked flat and then sewed together. The skirt is knit in the round.

Tenggol Knit Dress Pattern by KnittingwChopsticks

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23. Cotton Knit Dress Pattern by Bummbul

Perfect for weddings, trips to the market, or lounging in your garden. This dress is comfortable and stylish. You will want to wear it every chance you get.

This is an intermediate level knitted dress pattern. It is one size only and is meant to be oversized. The finished bust is 55 inches (140 cm) and the length is 45 inches (115 cm).

Cotton Knit Dress Pattern by Bummbul

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24. Gathered Collared Dress Knitting Pattern from LooseLoopPatterns

Pair this stunning dress with high heels or sandals. The lacy detail in the flowy skirt makes this dress appealing for any occasion. The dress is perfect for spring, summer, and fall.

The knitted dress pattern is worked from the top down in the round using stockinette and lace patterns. You can knit the dress and sleeves to any length you prefer.

Gathered Collared Dress Knitting Pattern from LooseLoopPatterns

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25. Folie à Deux Free Knitted Dress Pattern by Becky Wolf

The Folie à Deux dress was inspired by the timeless style of Audrey Hepburn. She had effortless grace and was able to make casual stipes look classy. You can use the free knitted dress pattern to make a dress or a sweater. The pattern can be knit flat or in the round. The choice is completely up to you.

Folie à Deux Free Knitted Dress Pattern by Becky Wolf

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26. Seaside Scallop Dress Pattern from Knitatude

The Seaside Scallop dress is a modern take on a vintage A-line style dress. It features a cascading skirt, ¾ length sleeves, and a scalloped neckline. Please note, this pattern uses crochet to create the scalloped neckline. The pattern is written for sizes S-3XL.

Seaside Scallop Dress Pattern from Knitatude

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27. Autumnity Tunic Dress Knitting Pattern by RavinSekaiDesigns

Autumnity is an A-line dress that is flattering on all body types. The raglan style dress can be knit to tunic length if you want to wear it with jeans or leggings.

The knitted dress pattern is size inclusive. It includes directions for sizes S-4XL. You can choose a pattern with positive ease to create a dress with an oversized fit. Or make the dress with negative easy for a form fitting dress.

Autumnity Tunic Dress Knitting Pattern by RavinSekaiDesigns

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Are you ready to make something cosy for yourself to wear? Work on a knitted dress pattern.

Are you a knitter looking to add some handmade pieces to your wardrobe? Then you have come to the right place. These knitted dress patterns are perfect for adding style and personality.

And if your looking for more knitted clothing patterns, check out our collection of Tank Tops and Cardigan patterns. If you make one out of these patterns share your works on our Facebook Page. We’d love to see them.

There you have it our round up of knitted dress patterns.