Pennypack Dress

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Yarn: Lion Brand Microspun DK Weight, 504 (588, 672, 756, 840) yards of A: Ebony, 84 (168, 252, 336, 420) yards of B: Coffee, 756 (840, 924, 1008, 1092) yards of C: French Vanilla

Tools: 5.0mm crochet hook, tapestry needle, scissors

Gauge: 10 rows of 8sc=2” x 2”

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Measurements:

XXS (XS, S, M, L)

Dress Length: 31.5 (34.5, 37.5, 40.5, 43.5)”

Bust: 28 (30, 32, 34, 36)”

Stitches: (ch)chain, (sc)single crochet, (sc2tog)single crochet 2 together, (dc)double crochet

W/A, ch.58 (62, 66, 70, 74)

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch. from hook and each ch. across. (57, 61, 65, 69, 73 sc)

Row 2 through Row 20 (22, 24, 26, 28): Turn, ch.1, sc in each sc across. (57, 61, 65, 69, 73 sc)

Row 21 (23, 25, 27, 29) through 31 (35, 39, 43, 47): Turn, ch.1, 2sc in 1st sc, sc in each sc across, 2sc in last sc. (79, 87, 95, 103, 111 sc)

Row 32 (36, 40, 44, 48) through 62 (68, 74, 80, 86): Turn, ch.1, sc in each sc across. (79, 87, 95, 103, 111 sc)

Row 63 (69, 75, 81, 87): Turn, ch.1 sc in nxt 21 (24, 27, 30, 33) sc, ch.37 (39, 41, 43, 45), sk. nxt 37 (39, 41, 43, 45) sc, sc in nxt 21 (24, 27, 30, 33 sc).

Row 64 (70, 76, 82, 88) through 94 (102, 110, 118, 126): Turn, ch.1, sc in each st. across. (79, 87, 95, 103, 111 sc)

 

 

 

 

Row 95 (103, 111, 119, 127) through 105 (115, 125, 135, 145): Turn, ch.1, sc2tog over 1st 2sc, sc in each sc across up to last 2sc, sc2tog over last 2sc. (57, 61, 65, 69, 73 sc)

Row 106 (116, 126, 136, 146) through 125 (137, 149, 161, 173): Turn, ch.1, sc in each sc across. (57, 61, 65, 69, 73 sc).

Finish off.

Seams:

Fold top in half, lining up edges. Whip stitch up each side of top from bottom up over the first 31 (35, 39, 43, 47) rows. This is now the wrong side. Turn right side out.

Armhole Edging:

Join w/sc under armpit, sc evenly around armhole, join w/sl st. in 1st sc. Finish off. Repeat on other armhole.

Waistband:

Round 1: W/B, join w/sc in st. on bottom near side seam, sc in each st. around, join w/sl st. in 1st sc. (114, 122, 130, 138, 146 sc) Continue to work sc continuously around, sc decrease every 20 sc, work until waistband measures 1.5 (1.75, 2, 2.25, 2.5) inches. Finish off.

Skirt:

Round 1: W/C, join w/ sl st. in any st. of waistband, ch.3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in same space, 2dc in each st. around.

Round 2: Ch.3, dc in same space, dc in nxt st. tblo, *2dc in nxt dc tblo, dc in nxt dc tblo* repeat from * around, join w/sl st. in top of beg. ch.

Round 3: Ch.3, dc in nxt dc and each dc around tblo, join w/sl st. in top of beg. ch.

Round 4 through Round 26 (28, 30, 32, 34): Repeat Round 3.

Finish off. Weave in ends.

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