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Crochet Skirt Pattern Vintage Inspired

This easy crochet skirt pattern will tick a lot of boxes for those beginners and improvers who are looking to add a touch of vintage style to their handmade wardrobes. With it’s high waist, generous but flattering pleats and with your choice of length, this 1950’s style crochet skirt, is the perfect project.

Vintage inspired crochet skirt pattern

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Bittersweet Margaret Skirt | Premium Crochet Patterns

This easy crochet skirt pattern is written to be fully size inclusive, available in 9 different Adult sizes – XS through to 5XL. The size chart below details the sizing and the yarn required for each size too.

The skirt is inspired by the summer fashions worn by Princess Margaret in the 1950’s where full circle skirts were all the rage!

This skirt is is designed to give the impression of a full skirt without the bulk around your hips. The pleats create a flattering decrease in from the hips and the optional waistband can cinch in your silhouette even more.

The pattern works up quickly with the easy pattern repeat and shows the rows needed for 3 different lengths – petit, regular and tall.

crochet chevron skirt pattern

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Skill Level: Advanced Beginner


I was kindly gifted and provided CotLin DK by WeCrochet to design this crochet skirt pattern. I was so pleased with how vibrant the colours I chose were – click here to see all the many colours to chose from.

  • WeCrochet CotLin DK Weight (70% Tanguis Cotton, 30% linen. 123yds/50g)
  • I used the following 2 shades:
  • Main Colour: Whisker (U135)
  • Contrast Colour: Conch (U337)
  • 4.5mm Crochet Hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch Markers
  • 6 inch zip
  • Hook & Eye


CotLin DK Yarn

If you’ve never used this blended type of yarn before, it feels a little rough while working with it, but really washes up so well!! Just what we need when we are making those crochet projects that are going to be used lots!


The chart below shows you and estimation on how much yarn you’ll need per size. The skirt is designed to sit on your true waist (directly between your hips and chest).

Grab your tape measure, and check your waist measurement to confirm the amount of yarn you’ll need to make your own vintage inspired crochet skirt.

Vintage Skirt Size Chart

Inspirational Images!

As always, this pattern would not be complete without the help of my fabulous pattern testers. They have helped me ensure that the pattern is correctly sized for all along with ensuring that the pattern can be easily followed regardless of your crochet skill level.

Below, you will find the photos of just 3 of my beautiful testers who have kindly shared pictures of their finished projects to inspire us with their colours choices they made.

I’m so pleased with how well this pattern has captured the vintage feel of the 1950’s!!

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