Making doll outfits for your favorite child and her best friend is easy with these adorable crochet patterns. Many are free and others are available for a small fee. Please bookmark this site – we’ll be adding additional 18″ crochet patterns here in the future so they’re easy to find when you’re ready to start working on the doll wardrobe!

Paid and Free 18″ Doll Crochet Patterns for Every Season

18-Inch Doll Crochet Patterns Fall & Winter Wardrobe

Winter Fun Crochet Pattern

Three adorable winter outfits to keep your 18″ doll warm and pretty for the cold days ahead. Instructions for leggings and boots included. Crochet these sets using baby or sports weight yarn.

Winter Outfits - Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll

Pussycat, Pussycat, Where Have You Been? Crochet Pattern

A beloved nursery rhyme comes to life with this adorable 18″ doll outfit and her sweet little kitty. Doll outfit and kitty are made using a light-weight yarn and size H/8/5mm crochet hook. Finished measurements: Outfit: fits an 18″ doll; Cat: 8″L x 7″T.

Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll - Cute Cat Outfit

Stylish WINTER Fashion PATTERNS for 18″ Dolls – CROCHET

The Grecian key ensemble includes instructions to make a dress with interesting hem detail, an infinity wrap, shoes and hat.  The sporty outfit includes instructions for leggings, sweater, poncho, hat, and boots.

Stylish Winter Outfits - Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll

Casual Friday Doll Clothes Pattern – FREE

Lovely sweater with nice cable stitch detail and blue jeans with back pocket.

Casual Friday 18-inch Free Crochet Pattern for dolls by Darlene Cutter - Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll

Casual Friday 18-inch Free Crochet Pattern for dolls by Darlene Cutter

Crochet Pattern 18″ Doll Icelandic Ensemble PB144

A beautiful set of patterns! Icelandic style hat, sweater coat, shoes, and handbag.

Icelandic Doll Ensemble - Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll

World Traveler Doll Outfit Crochet Pattern – Free From Redheart Yarn

World Traveler Doll Outfit Free From Redheart Yarn Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll

World Traveler Doll Outfit Crochet Pattern – Free From Redheart Yarn

Crochet Pattern Lorraina Goes Sledding PB046-R

Everything necessary for a winter outing including a sled, winter jacket, snow pants, mittens, and hat.

Crochet Pattern Lorraina Goes Sledding PB046-R Everything necessary for a winter outing including a sled, winter jacket, snow pants, mittens, and hat.

Autumn Lace Dress

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Autumn Lace Dress

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Autumn Lace Dress

On-the-Go Fashions for 18-Inch Dolls (Annie’s Crochet)

Cowl dress, a hooded onesie with ears, vest, skirt and sweater, and party dress.

On-the-Go Fashions for 18-Inch Dolls (Annie's Crochet) -Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll

Modern Fashions for 18″ Dolls: 6 Crochet Patterns (Kirsten’s Doll Closet) (Volume 1)

Six patterns including a winter sweater, scarf, and hat.

Modern Fashions - Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll

Crochet Stripes Doll Outfit

A cute sweater dress, tights, and winter scarf are included.

Crochet Stripes dress & leggings Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll

Spring & Summer Crochet Patterns for American-Girl Sized Dolls (18-inches)

Crochet Pattern Summer Picnic Set PB041-R

Complete picnic outfit with a picnic blanket, picnic basket, bread, fruit, plus shorts and top outfit, butterflies and butterfly net.

Crochet Pattern Picnic Set PB041-R - Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll

18″ Flower Doll Wardrobe

Three complete outfits are included Flower Applique Dress and Jacket, Flower Pot Jumper with turtleneck blouse, Flower Border Capri Set, all with matching shoes and headgear. Patterns use a range of materials including worsted weight yarn, sport/baby yarn

Spring & Summer Outfits - Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll

Annabella’s Day Out Crochet Pattern

This dress is perfect for all the 18″ dolls in your life. She will be ready for a stroll down the beach, a trip to the market or a picnic in the park. This dress opens all the way down in back for easy changing. Velcro can be substituted for sew-on snaps. The flower headband can also be made for your little girl. Design includes instructions for a dress, headband and tote and is crocheted using size 10 thread.

Sweet outfit & accessories Paid and Free Crochet Patterns for 18-inch Dolls Like the American Girl Doll Spring & Blossom 18-Doll & Matching 5-inch Doll Pattern- CROCHET 

A cheerful pastel and ombre outfit for your favorite 18″ doll friend includes drop-waist ruffled skirt and cloche-style hat, crocheted in size 10 cotton thread, accented with daisy trim and a pearl bead bracelet. Also included is a matching outfit for her 5″ baby doll friend that includes dress, headband, diaper and booties.

Beach Cover-Up

Free Doll Cover-Up Crochet Pattern

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Beach Cover-Up

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Beach Cover-Up

Two-Piece Swim Suit (Bikini Top and Skirt Bottom)

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Two-Piece Swim Suit (Bikini Top and Skirt Bottom)

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Two-Piece Swim Suit (Bikini Top and Skirt Bottom)

Ripple Crochet Patterns for 18″ Dolls

From one simple dress pattern, create a variety of dresses and tops just by changing an edging, a sleeve, a ruffle, the color or length. Crochet using baby- and sport-weight yarn.

ABC Knitting American Girl Doll Apple Blossom Dress – Free Pattern

Caribbean Cruise for 18″ Dolls Crochet Pattern

Booklet includes instructions to make a Calypso dress, shawl, sandals and head scarf; swimsuit, “straw” sun hat and matching sandals; halter top maxi dress and shawl; and tunic, leggings, espadrilles, and hat. Made from baby/sport/DK-weight yarn.

Tropical Vacation Dress

Free Doll Dress Crochet Pattern

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Tropical Vacation Dress

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Tropical Vacation Dress

Evening Dress with Ruffles

Free Doll Dress Crochet Pattern

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Evening Dress with Ruffles

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Evening Dress with Ruffles

Fields of Daisies Skirt and Top

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Fields of Daisies Skirt and Top

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Fields of Daisies Skirt and Top

Elegant Summer Blouse

Free Doll Top Crochet Pattern

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Elegant Summer Blouse

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Elegant Summer Blouse

Crochet English Garden Suit (Skirt and Cardigan)

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Crochet English Garden Suit (Skirt and Cardigan)

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Crochet English Garden Suit (Skirt and Cardigan)

OLD FASHIONED Summer Styles for 18″ Dolls – CROCHET

Use baby or sports yarn to crochet for your favorite 18″ dolls. Necklines and armholes are designed to hide cloth bodies.

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Wellie Wishers Chevron Summer Dress

Free Doll Dress Crochet Pattern

Wellie Wishers Chevron Summer Dress

Wellie Wishers Chevron Summer Dress

Summer Stream Dress

Free Doll Dress Crochet Pattern

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Summer Stream Dress

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Summer Stream Dress

Signature Series ATHLETICS AND SPORTS I: Crochet Patterns for 18 inches All American Girl Dolls B&W

Cheerleader, tennis outfits, and more.

Signature Series ATHLETICS AND SPORTS I: Crochet Patterns for 18 inch All American Girl Dolls B&W

Signature Series SPORTS and ATHLETICS II: Crochet Patterns for 18-inch and All American Girl Dolls B&W

Dress Up Your Dolls: Sensational outfits to knit & crochet for dolls up to 18in

American Girl MINI Doll Chevron Dress

Free Doll Dress Crochet Pattern

American Girl MINI Doll Chevron Dress

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – MINI Doll Chevron Dress

Crochet Summer Dress

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Crochet Summer Dress

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Crochet Summer Dress

Granny’s Sunday Best For 18″ Dolls

At Granny’s house, little girls always had a special dress with special shoes and bonnets for Sunday and other important occasions. Here are 5 little outfits to crochet with baby or sports weight yarn and granny’s favorite pattern.

Simple SPRING &  SUMMER DRESSES for 18-Inch Dolls – CROCHET

From 1 simple basic dress pattern, create an endless amazing wardrobe by just changing the color, edging, sleeves, collar or flowers. Then add accessories, which are also basic patterns that can just as easily be changed in the same way to give entirely different looks. Made using a #1 baby- or #2 sport-weight yarn.

Leggings & Lace for 18-Inch Dolls – CROCHET

Since lace began, it has always had a special place in every era of fashion. So now in this very modern era, your 18″ doll can exude crochet vintage chic style! Includes instructions for leggings, tunic, hat, and shoes. Made using sport-weight yarn, size 3

Crochet Pattern Owl T-Shirt Dress, Hat & Purse for 18″ Doll PB161

Crochet Pattern Owl T-Shirt Dress, Hat & Purse for 18

Summer Outfit – Frilly skirt, top & purse  – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - 18-inch Doll Summer Outfit

Betty Blue Crocheting Pattern for 18-inch dolls

A long sleeve button-up sweater, floppy hat, and chevron skirt.

Betty Blue Crocheting Pattern for 18 inch dolls

18-Inch Doll Crochet Patterns – Costumes

BELLE Princess Dress – CROCHET

A pretty Princess Gown inspired by Beauty and the Beast is perfect for your 18″ doll. Instructions are given for the design to be made with baby-, sport- or worsted-weight yarn.

Princess Belle Dress

Free Doll Dress Crochet Pattern

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Princess Dress

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Princess Belle Dress

A Cinderella Dream Crochet Pattern

It seems that every little girl wants at least one princess dress in her life. Your little princess will be delighted with this Cinderella-inspired gown for her 18″ doll. Crocheted using baby-, sport-weight or very soft 4-ply yarn. The model was crocheted with 2 skeins of Caron Simply Soft Berry Blue.

Little Mermaid Costume with Crown – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - 18-inch Doll Little Mermaid Costume

18 Inch Doll Crochet Mermaid Costume Pattern Worsted Weight Fits American Girl Doll Journey Girl My Life Our Generation: Crochet Pattern (18 Inch Doll Whimsical Clothing Collection Book 2)

18 Inch Doll Crochet Mermaid Costume Pattern Worsted Weight Fits American Girl Doll Journey Girl My Life Our Generation: Crochet Pattern (18 Inch Doll Whimsical Clothing Collection Book 2)

Cowgirl Outfit – Free Crochet Pattern

Includes the pattern for a cowboy hat, boots, kerchief, ruffled skirt, vest, shirt, and even a cowboy belt! This is one cute doll crochet pattern!

4th of July Dress

Free Doll Dress Crochet Pattern

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Independence Day Dress

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Independence Day Dress

Free Crochet Pattern - 18-inch Doll Cowgirl Outfit

Crochet Pattern for 18-inch Dolls – Ballerina & Hula Dancer 

Pattern includes ruffled tutu with bun holder plus floral lei, ankle lei, and flower hat.

Crochet Pattern 18-in Doll Ballerina & Hula Dancer PB051-R

Caring Vintage Nurse Uniform for 18-in Doll – Free Crochet Pattern

Caring Vintage Nurse Uniform for 18-in Doll - Free Crochet Pattern Halloween Costume – Witch with Pumpkin Treat Bag – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - 18-inch Doll Halloween Costume Witch

Christmas Dress with Tulle Underskirt and White Satin Belt

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Christmas Dress with Tulle Underskirt and White Satin Belt

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Christmas Dress with Tulle Underskirt and White Satin Belt

Halloween Skirt and Top

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Halloween Skirt and Top

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Halloween Skirt and Top

18-Inch Doll Crochet Patterns – Accessories

Fall/Winter Accessories – The Dog Walker – Hat, fingerless gloves, coat,  boots, and dog – free crochet pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - 18-inch Doll Fall Winter Accessories

Amigurumi Animal Hats for 18-Inch Dolls – there are  20  adorable and easy Crocheted Animal Hat Patterns 

Includes an owl, frog, and kitty cat and more.

Amigurumi Animal Hats for 18-Inch Dolls: 20 Crocheted Animal Hat Patterns Using Easy Single Crochet

Amigurumi Holiday Hats for 18-Inch Dolls: 20 Easy Crochet Patterns

Includes hats for Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day & More

Amigurumi Holiday Hats for 18-Inch Dolls: 20 Easy Crochet Patterns for Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day & More

Winter Accessories – Hat & Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - Hat Cowl Winter Accessories for 18-inch doll

Newsboy Cap hat, handbag, and vest – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - Hat Purse Vest Accessories for 18-inch doll

Vintage Lace Bolero

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com - Vintage Lace Bolero

American Girl Doll Free Crochet Pattern by ABCknitting-patterns.com – Vintage Lace Bolero

Flowers for Mom Crochet Sweater  Pattern for 18-inch dolls

Flowers for Mom Crochet Pattern for 18 inch dolls

18-Inch Doll Crochet Patterns – Special Occasions

Special Occasion/Party Dress – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - 18-inch Doll Special Occasion Party Dress

Wedding Dress – Bride Costume – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - 18-inch Doll Wedding Dress Bridejpg

Special Occasion Fashions for 18-inch Dolls

What little girl doesn’t like to dress up her favorite doll? These six outfits for 18-inch dolls will provide hours of fun. Designs include a beautiful bridal gown with pearl accents and comes complete with a pearl-accented veil and voluminous petticoat.

Bridal Party for 18-Inch Dolls

Every little girl dreams of that special wedding day. Crochet a bridal party for your 18″ dolls. Pattern includes a beautiful bride’s dress and bridesmaids’ outfit. Designs are crocheted using baby- or sport-weight yarn.

Ball Gown/Special Occasion Dress – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - 18-inch Doll Ball Gown Special Occasion Dress

18-Inch Doll Crochet Patterns – Holidays

Granny’s Holiday Toppers Crochet Pattern

Granny’s Holiday Toppers for 18-inch dolls. Make 4th of July, Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Easter extra special for your special little girl. Crocheted using baby- #1 and sport- #2 weight yarn with granny’s favorite pattern.

Santa’s Lit’l Elves Crochet Pattern

Elfie, Elfa, and Snowflake are dressed up in their very best, ready to help you during the holidays in whatever way they can. Made with baby-, sport-, or very soft light-weight 4-ply yarn, such as Caron’s Simply Soft. Designs fit an 18-inch doll.

Easter Dress with Easter Basket and Colored Eggs – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - 18-inch Doll Easter Dress Basket Eggs

Complete Spring Time Outfit For American Girl Dolls or Like Sized Dolls Crochet Pattern

Easter Dress or Little Bo Peep Costume too! Includes patterns for Coat, Dress, Hat, Purse, & shoes

Complete Spring Time Outfit For American Girl Dolls or Like Sized Dolls Crochet Pattern

American Girl Valentines Day Dress Crochet Pattern (Patterns by Jeannine)

Includes dresses, hat, and purse pattern. Can be party dresses, every day, or other holidays in different color combinations.

American Girl Valentines Day Dress Crochet Pattern (Patterns by Jeannine)

Crochet Pattern Little Miss Liberty 18″ Doll Set PB162

Patriotic red, white, and blue stars and stripes crochet outfit with t-shirt dress, hat, and a cross-body bag.

Crochet Pattern Little Miss Liberty 18

18-Inch Doll Crochet Patterns – Sleepwear – PJs

Slumber Party for 18″ Dolls

Pattern features 4 different sleep sets, all made from baby/sport-weight and DK-weight yarns with some trims in size 10 crochet cotton thread or novelty yarn. Designs include a granny gown with booties, a vintage baby doll nightie with “fur” scuffs, striped pj’s with slippers, and a nightshirt with matching socks.

Nightgown (sleepwear) – Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern - Long Nightgown - Sleepwear - Nighty - 18-inch doll

Pioneer Doll Nightgown – CROCHET

Reminiscent of days gone by, this adorable nightgown is sure to put a grin on any little girl’s face when you make it for and her favorite 18″ doll. Made using worsted-weight yarn.

Year-Round Wardrobes for 18-inch Dolls – Crochet Patterns

Simple Basic Wardrobe for 18-Inch Dolls – CROCHET

From 1 simple basic dress pattern, you can create an endless, amazing wardrobe by just changing the length, color, edging or sleeves. Then add the accessories, which are also basic patterns that can be changed to give entirely different looks. Crochet using baby- and sport-weight yarns.

Tilly’s Wishes Crochet Collection No2

Includes a ruffled skirt, sleeveless top, winter coat and hat, long-sleeved sweater, and more.

Tillys Wishes Crochet Collection No2

Tilly’s Wishes Crochet Collection No 1: Stylish clothes for 18inch dolls

Modern and stylish clothes for your favorite dolly. Summertime sweater, shorts, and shoes, elegant party dress, and sophisticated work suit.

Tillys Wishes Crochet Collection No 1: Stylish clothes for 18inch dolls

Nicky Epstein Crochet for Dolls: 25 Fun, Fabulous Outfits for 18-Inch Dolls

A mix of styles and designs. Hip and trendy, vintage, hippy, and more.

Nicky Epstein Crochet for Dolls: 25 Fun, Fabulous Outfits for 18-Inch Dolls

Dress-Up Fashions for 18 Inch Dolls

Summer shorts and top, fancy gown, nightgown and robe set, Christmas holiday outfit – 6 accessorized outfits in all.

Dress-Up Fashions for 18 Inch Dolls

Signature Series DRESSES GALORE: Crochet Patterns for 18 inch All American Girl Dolls B&W

Signature Series CLASSICS and BASICS: Crochet Patterns for 18 inch ALL American Girl Dolls B&W

Signature Series SPECIAL OCCASIONS: Crochet Patterns for All American Girl & 18 inch Dolls B&W

Signature Series HERITAGE COLLECTION: Crochet Patterns for 18 inch All American Girl Dolls B&W

PatternsByJeannine SIGNATURE SERIES: All American Girls – 36 Crochet Patterns for 18 inch Dolls

Doll Wardrobe Sewing Pattern – SEWING

Patterns are included for 2 versions of shirts and jackets, plus jumper, pants, shorts, skort, nightgown, robe, ballerina dress, slippers, panties, beret, and hair scrunchy. Fits 18″ dolls.

Sew Trendy Fashions & Accessories for American Girl Sized Dolls – SEWING

These 18″ doll clothes patterns come in designs that are similar to “tween” styles and are super-easy to complete. Whether you’re a doll collector or a seamstress that likes to sew clothing for your daughter’s or granddaughter’s dolls, these adorable doll clothes sewing patterns will inspire you to start a new project.

Book includes: 28 beginner projects

Love to Dress Up 18″ Doll Clothes – SEWING

This book of designs by Lorine Mason includes 12 different outfits for 18″ dolls. All of the designs use fat quarters to make your fabric selection easy. 48 pages, all color. Designs include:; 3 shorts and top sets; Pajamas; 2 shirt and pants/capri sets

18″ Doll Party Dress  Pattern

Create this dress easily with the step-by-step, fully illustrated patterns and instructions. A variety of sleeve and skirt options are included!

Sleepover Party – Sleepwear for 18-Inch Dolls

All 12 of the projects in this book by Nadine Ward are fat-quarter friendly and are great projects for young and beginning sewers. Make each outfit so you can stitch them for your little one today and she can play with them at a sleepover tonight! Each pattern is made to fit 18″ dolls. 48 all-color pgs.

Book includes: Full-size pattern pieces

Knit Patterns for 18-inch Dolls

Sassy  Outfit Patterns for 18-in Dolls – KNIT

The projects in this book knit up quickly, require a minimal number of same-size tools and have few seams. Each outfit is complete with knit shoes and socks. Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall outfit designs are included for every occasion. All designs are made using Caron Simply Soft Light.

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Last updated on June 19, 2018 8:50 pm