This pattern is a downloadable PDF file.
Fun to knit and definitely fun to wear, this skirt begins with a scalloped lace hem worked as a long vertical strip. Yarn over loops are then picked up from one edge and the body of the skirt continues in a flattering slipped stitch pattern. Designed for versatility, you can dress it up or down to suit any occasion.
29.5 (32, 34.5, 36.5, 39.25, 40.75) inches/75 (81.5, 87.5, 92.5, 99.5, 103.5) cms waist.
Shown in size 32 inches/81.5 cms with approx 2 inches/5cms negative ease.
Intended to be worn at the high hip rather than true waist. Pick a size with some negative ease at high hip (about 1-2 inches).
US 5/3.75mm straight or 16 inch circular needles
US 5/3.75mm 40 inch circular
US 4/3.5mm 32 inch circular
One set of US 4/3.5mm dpns
1250 (1300, 1400, 1500, 1550, 1600) yards of sport weight yarn.
Shown in: Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy (153 yards/140m; 50g; 34%Hemp/ 41%Cotton/ 25% Modal).
28 sts and 38 rows= 4 inches on US 5/ in Jacquard Stitch Pattern.
24 sts and 40 rows= 4 inches on US 4/ in Jacquard Stitch Pattern.
1 repeat of lace edging measures 3.5 inches lengthwise.
Note: As the Jacquard Stitch pattern is closer together at the waistband area the sts per inch changes significantly. The gauge at the very top of the skirt where the drawstring will be yields a gauge of 5.5 sts per inch. This is accounted for in the waist measurements given.