Seashell Skirt

Seashell Skirt
Kristin Omdahl
Finished Size 32 3/4 (35 3/4, 39 1/4, 42)" waist circumference and 21" long. Skirt shown measures 32 3/4".
Yarn The Fibre Company Organik (70% organic merino, 15% baby alpaca, 15% silk; 98 yd [90 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]): #052 highlands, 9 (9, 10, 11) skeins.Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.
Needles Sizes 5 (3.75 mm) and 8 (5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle; 1½ yd Calf Craft Leather Lacing in antique brown, from www.mjtrim.com; safety pin.
Gauge 17 sts and 24 rnds = 4" in St st on larger needle; 19 sts and 32 rnds = 4" in St st on smaller needle.

A simple-to-knit women's skirt looks as pretty at the office as it does out on the town. The flirty, scalloped hem is created by the unique gauges of garter, stockinette, and slipped stitches.

 

 

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