Swirl Skirt

A skirt with a smooth line, shaped with invisible increases, hugs the hips for a swanky fit highlighted by a surface crochet doodle.

DESIGNER Linda Dean

FINISHED SIZE 24 (26, 30, 33 1/2, 38)” waist circumference, buttoned; 36 1/2 (38 1/2, 42 1/2, 46 1/2, 51 1/2)” hip circumference; 25″ long. Garment shown measures 26″, modeled with 1″ negative ease at waist, no ease at hip.

YARN Your Mom Knits Octosport (100% superwash merino; 274 yd [251 m]/3 1/2oz [100 g]): blues (MC), 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) skeins; spring (CC), 1 skein.

HOOK Size H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS St markers (m); yarn needle; two 11⁄8″ (28mm) buttons.

GAUGE 18 sts and 14 rows = 4″ in main body patt.

Swirl Skirt Swirl Skirt Back
 
Swirl Skirt Buttons
Swirl Skirt Surface Detail

Swirl Skirt

Swirl Skirt
AnneLena Mattison

Bias garter stitch skirt. Knit side to side for this cute skirt with just the right amount of swing.

Finished Size 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)" waist/hip circumference. Skirt shown measures 36", modeled with slight ease.
Yarn Knit One, Crochet Too Ty-Dy Dots (100% cotton; 196 yd [180 m]/100 g): #947 silver (MC), 2 (3, 3, 4, 5, 5) skeins. Knit One, Crochet Too Ty-Dy Wool (100% wool; 218 yd [200 m]/100 g): #3518 meadow (CC), 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins.
Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): two 32" circulars (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle; 1–2 yd 1" wide elastic for waistband.
Gauge 21 sts and 35 rows = 4" in wedge patt (see Notes).

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