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15 Crochet Dresses You Can Wear Anywhere This Summer

The 70s are back.

They might be knitted, but crochet dresses are an absolute no-brainer on a hot summer’s day.

While once thought to be reserved for beach cover-ups and festivals, crochet dresses have made a comeback in 2022 and they’re more than acceptable anywhere. In fact just about anything crochet goes, from bucket hats to bags.

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Don’t let the fact they’re woven put you off. Comfortable and breathable, they’re surprisingly cool in the summer heat – including the 40° heat we’ve seen recently.

Crochet isn’t a skill to be taken lightly. The true craft of crocheting can take hours, regardless of how long you’ve been doing it for.

This means that it can be expensive, as the labour that goes into creating a crochet dress is lengthy.

Many high street and fast fashion brands have started selling garments that can’t really be called crochet, but definitely achieve the look. These designs are created using a machine, which real crochet can’t be.

Refinery29 reported that these brands are either making imitation crochet, or underpaying their workers to achieve it.

However we understand that not everyone can afford to shell out hundreds on one garment. We advise you to choose carefully when shopping for crochet, and consider supporting independent brands to ensure they’re paid fairly for their work.

Keep scrolling for our favourite crochet dresses that will see you from everything from a day in the office, to poolside cocktails and everything in between.

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Shop crochet dresses

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Bunty Blanket Stripe Midi Dress, £125, KITRI – buy now

Crochet Granny Square Dress for Women, Handmade Granny Square Dress, Crochet Midi Dress, Hippie Dress, Summer Dress, Colorful Dress

Handmade crochet dress, from £120, Alisda Knit at Etsy – buy now

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Rosy Crochet Minidress, £251, Maje – buy now

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Black Crochet Mini Dress, £25, River Island – buy now

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Crocheted Fringe Midi Dress, £28, & Other Stories – buy now

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Belted Crochet-Knit Dress, £1,179, Missoni – buy now

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Sunflower crochet dress, now £95, Wild Orange Tree – buy now

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Crochet Patch Knit Mini Dress, £60, Warehouse – buy now

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Reclaimed Vintage Crochet Midi Dress, £72.99, ASOS – buy now

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Crochet A-Line Dress, £59.99, H&M – buy now

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Cotton Crochet Stitch Dress Ivory, £56, Monsoon – buy now

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Petra Crochet Midi Dress, £455, Alemais – buy now

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Crocheted Mini Dress, £221, Farm Rio – buy now

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Urban Revivo Midi Crochet Shirt Dress, £39.99, ASOS – buy now

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Pink Crochet Mini Dress, £40, River Island – buy now

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