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This skirt is ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE!!!
Believe it or not, it looks great on all body shapes. The single spun wool yarn is heavy enough to make a solid, comfortable skirt that’s going to retain its shape. Diagonal stripes add interest to the shape and being knit on the bias the skirt won’t curl at the edge. Though this version is unlined, it would be easy enough to add a lining if you so wished.
shown in size M, with 2 inches negative ease
Circumference: 26, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52 inches
Length: 18, 18.5, 19, 19.5, 20, 21, 22, 23 inches
Note: Choose size with circumference that is 0-6 inches less than hip measurement of wearer, depending on desired fit. Waistband is sized to fit, using elastic. Size of skirt can easily be adjusted; if you are increasing skirt circumference or length, purchase more yarn.
Any self striping worsted weight yarn can be substituted; stick with wools or wool blends
[MC] (A and B; see Pattern Notes) Noro Kureyon [100% wool; 110yd/101m per 50g ball]; color: #256; approx. 4[4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 8, 9] skeins
[CC] Tahki Cotton Classic [100% cotton; 108yd/100m per 50g ball]; color: #3997; 1 skein
Recommended needle size
[always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed below — every knitter’s gauge is unique]
1 set US #10/6mm needles
1 24-inch US #8/5mm circular needle; larger sizes may prefer a longer needle
1 stitch marker
Sewing needle and thread
Large safety pin
Waistband elastic, 2 inches wide, long enough to fit around waist
16 sts/28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette st using larger needles and MC
The skirt is worked using two balls of MC at a time; one ball is designated A, and the the other is B. You will be alternating two rows of A with two rows of B throughout. Be sure to start the two balls at different points in the color sequence.
If you end up having only one ball left, work from the inside of the skein for A, and the outside of the skein for B; alternately, the last skein can be wound into two separate balls.
Homework to be done before class:
Gauge swatch finished, matching gauge as required per knitting directions below.
Remember to change needle size until you match gauge given on pattern.
Please bring all required materials, including a printed copy of the pattern.
$55 non-refundable, make-up classes $10
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Minimum number of 3 students required for class to take place. If less than 3 are registered 24 hours prior to event your class fee will be fully refunded to you either by cash, Paypal, or if you wish, class credit to be put towards another class or private lessons at Firebrunette Knits.
Grab some friends & get knittin’!!