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The Penny Dress

from Naturally Nora Crochet
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Pattern Description:

This listing is for a crochet pattern for The Penny Dress, part of The Books and Pens Collection, available for instant download.

The Penny Dress is a very simple, pull over style short sleeved sweater dress worked in super-bulky yarn. What makes this dress special is the adorable apple shaped pocket, perfect for fall and back to school!

All patterns written in standard US terms.

Sizes (all included in pattern):

Measured around chest, & armpit to waist:

2-?3T: 26", 18" long
4-?5T: 28", 20" long
6-?7: 30" 24" long
8-?10: 33" 26" long
Any super-bulky yarn for sweater and various colors of worsted weight yarn for apple pocket (yarn suggestions included with pattern).

Skill level:
Easy (SC, DC, HDC, SL ST, chain). Some minimal embroidery also required for apple seeds.

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Super Bulky: 3 DC, 2 rows = 2"
Worsted: 6 SC, 6 rows = 1"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Measured around chest, & armpit to waist: 2-3T: 26", 18" long 4-5T: 28", 20" long 6-7: 30" 24" long 8-10: 33" 26" long


  • Any super bulky weight yarn (250-650 yards). I used Lion Brand Hometown USA in Billings Chocolate. Any worsted weight yarn in apple skin, white, and green (10 yards each). I used KnitPicks Simply Cotton in Berry, Celery, and Marshmallow. Black embroidery floss and needle for embroidery. Crochet hook size 9.0 mm and 4.0 mm Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Suggested yarn:

650 yards of Bulky weight