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The Cutest Baby Crochet Pants Free Pattern You Will Find

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Get ready to “awww” over this cute pair of crochet baby pants that miraculously look like they’re knitted! Not only are they adorable, but they’re also super easy to make - crocheted flat and then joined.

Trust us, the fabric is as squishy, comfy, and cozy as it sounds. Love creating crochet garments flat? You might want to also check out the Easy Crochet Mittens Pattern For Beginners and the Easy Child Crochet Sweater Pattern.

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Plus, with 5 sizes ranging from newborn to 3 years old, you can deck out all the little ones in your life. Don’t let this fun crochet pattern slip away - your baby’s wardrobe, or that next baby shower, is the perfect use!

The knit look fabric is achieved by working simple stitches, single crochet, and half double crochet, in the back loop only. And if you want a matching sweater, the Cuff To Cuff Easy Child Sweater Pattern uses the same stitches!

Why do these crochet baby pants make a great gift.

The beauty of crochet baby pants is that they are unique, handmade pieces that make a great gift for any new parents. Not only are these pants incredibly cute and stylish, but they also provide warmth and comfort for the little one. These can be made into baby rompers or baby overalls too.

The fabric quality is often superior to what you would find in store-bought clothing, ensuring maximum comfort for the baby. They are handcrafted with love and personalized attention, making them a more thoughtful gift than mass-produced.

When you give crochet baby pants as a present, you’re giving a beautiful item of clothing and a unique piece that will surely be cherished for years.

These cute crochet pants patterns can be customized by color to give as a gift, and maybe match a nursery! This makes them even more meaningful and memorable.

Crochet baby romper pants also make an excellent choice for parents concerned about their baby’s safety around potential allergens.

Since these items are handmade to wear, they are less likely to contain unsafe materials or toxins that could harm the baby. These pants are eco-friendly as they don’t require any manufacturing process and use natural fibers like cotton, wool, or bamboo.

Why the crochet pants are worked flat and seamed.

This makes them easier to work up and an excellent free pattern choice for the beginner crocheter, as they’re more straightforward than some of the other styles.

Additionally, these pants are incredibly versatile and can be worn with or without a top or jumper.

You don’t need to be an expert crocheter to make these baby pants. All you need are basic crochet stitches, such as single crochet stitch (sc), half double crochet stitch (hdc), and slip stitch (sl st).

Not sure what gauge is? Check out this blog post: What Is Crochet Gauge and How To Fix It

About the Yarn
Lion Brand Color Theory yarn is excellent for making crochet baby pants. The color palette consists of beautiful soft, pastel shades that will make your little one look as cute as a button!

This soft yarn creates unique color combinations for a wardrobe, so each item you make will be unique. It is super soft and has an incredible squish - perfect for keeping the baby comfortable and warm.

Uses for the baby crochet pants

These crochet baby pants are perfect for adding a unique touch to any little one’s wardrobe.

They look great when paired with a top or dress, and they can also be worn alone as shorts during warmer months. These can be considered crochet jogger pants or even pajama pants!

And if you love making things for a new baby, you might also enjoy the Baby Boxer Crochet Pattern
or the Newborn Firefighter Crochet Outfit Pattern.


Supplies You Will Need

Crochet Hook:


Size G (4.0mm), or hook to obtain gauge

Notions:


Removable stitch markers if needed
Yarn needle to weave in ends
Scissors

Yarn:


Lion Brand Color Theory
100% Acrylic, 246yds/100g

Yardage:


260 (325, 400, 515, 640) yds; 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) skeins

Abbreviations/Stitches:


blo - back loop only
ch - chain
hdc - half double crochet
na - not applicable
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
st(s) - stitch(es)

Gauge:


19 sts x 14 rows unblocked= 4x4” in Alpine St.

Sizes:


Newborn (3 months, 6-9 months, 12-18 months, 2-3 years)

Skill Level:


Advanced Beginner

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Video Tutorial for the Cutest Baby Pants

Baby Pants and Overall Schematic

Measurements are in Inches


Newborn (3 months, 6-9 months, 12-18 months, 2-3 years)
A: 16 (17 ½, 18 ¾, 20, 22)
B: 2 (2, 2, 2 ¼, 2 ¼)
C: 4 (5, 6, 7, 7 ½)
D: 3 ¼, (4 ¼, 6 ¼, 7 ¼, 9 ¾)
E: 2 ¼ (2 ¼, 2 ¼, 2 ½, 2 ½)
F: 11 ½ (13 ½, 15 ½, 19, 22)

Written Instructions for the Crochet Baby Pants

First Section of Baby Pants


Row 1:

Ch 63 (73, 85, 99, 113), starting in the second ch from the hook blo sc in the first 16 (16, 16, 18, 18) sts, blo hdc in the next 36 (46, 58, 68, 82) sts, blo sc in the remaining 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, turn. 62 (72, 84, 98, 112) sts

Row 2:

Ch 1 (turning chain, does not count as a stitch here and throughout), blo sc in the first 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, blo hdc in the next 36 (46, 58, 68, 82) sts, blo sc in the remaining 16 (16, 16, 18, 18) sts, turn.

Row 3:

Ch 1, blo sc in the first 16 (16, 16, 18, 18) sts, blo hdc in the next 36 (46, 58, 68, 82) sts, blo sc in the remaining 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, turn.

Rows 4-25 (27, 29, 31, 35):

Repeat Row 2-3, ending on an odd row.

Rows for Between the Legs - First Section

Row 1:

Ch 1, blo sc in the first 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, blo hdc in the next 20 (24, 28, 34, 36), turn.

Row 2:

Ch 1, blo hdc in the first 20 (24, 28, 34, 36). blo sc in the last 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, turn.

Row 3:

Repeat Row 1, do not turn.

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Second Section of Baby Pants


Row 1:

Ch 33 (39, 47, 53, 65), starting in the second ch from the hook blo sc in the first 16 (16, 16, 18, 18) sts, blo hdc in the next 36 (46, 58, 68, 82) sts, blo sc in the remaining 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, turn. 62 (72, 84, 98, 112) sts

Row 2:

Ch 1, blo sc in the first 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, blo hdc in the next 36 (46, 58, 68, 82) sts, blo sc in the remaining 16 (16, 16, 18, 18) sts, turn.

Row 3:

Ch 1, blo sc in the first 16 (16, 16, 18, 18) sts, blo hdc in the next 36 (46, 58, 68, 82) sts, blo sc in the remaining 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, turn.

Rows 4-25 (27, 29, 31, 35):

Repeat Row 2-3, ending on an odd row, turn and fasten off yarn.

Rows for Between the Legs - Second Section


Row 1:

Skip the first 32 (38, 46, 52, 64) sts in the row, join to the next st and ch 1 for turning ch, blo hdc 20 (24, 28, 34, 36), blo sc in the last 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, turn.

Row 2:

Ch 1, blo sc in the first 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, blo hdc in the last 20 (24, 28, 34, 36) turn.

Row 3:

Ch 1, blo hdc in the first 20 (24, 28, 34, 36). blo sc in the last 10 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts, turn.

Seaming the Baby Pants

Fold in each side of the pants towards the center (each leg in half). Slip st through the blo of the current row along with the loop from the first row, repeat this all the way down the back seam, and then continue down one of the legs.

For the other seam, starting at the cuff, sl st through the flo of the fabric closest to you along with the loop from the row farthest from you.

Repeat this all the way up the leg and then sl st across the crotch area, joining the two pieces. Flip inside out and then fold up the cuffs.

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Finishing the Baby Pants

Weave in any ends.

These pants not only showcase a delightful blend of style and comfort but also allow for a personal touch through handmade crafting.

To ensure these precious crochet pants remain in the best condition, it's essential to follow proper washing and care instructions.

Hand wash the crochet pants in cold water with a mild detergent, and avoid wringing or twisting the fabric. If these are for a baby, consider using Dreft Detergent.

Lay them flat to dry on a clean towel, reshaping them as necessary to maintain their form.

With these simple steps, you can preserve the softness, color, and overall quality of the crochet pants, allowing your little one to enjoy them for many cozy moments to come.

And if you are ready to jump into your next crochet project for a baby, come see the Cute Crochet Baby Boots Free Pattern or the Crochet Unicorn Baby Outfit Pattern. Happy crocheting!

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