This easy-to-wear pencil skirt is shaped from waist to hips for a slim silhouette. The shell-stitch pattern will stretch or cling for a fl attering fi nish. Choose your favorite colors and be sure to add some contrast-color buttons for the back waist fastening.
DESIGNER Jane Howorth
FINISHED SIZE 24 (26, 30, 34, 38)” waist circumference. Garment shown measures 26″, modelled with no ease. YARN Bijou Basin Ranch Lhasa Wilderness (75% yak, 25% bamboo; 250 yd [229 m]/2.7 oz [77 g]; ): #58 castle leoch (grey) (MC), 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) skeins; #44 lallybroch (chartreuse) (CC1), #49 dinna fash (blue) (CC2), 1 skein each.
HOOK Sizes G/6 (4 mm), 7 (4.5 mm), and H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Yarn needle; fi ve 5/8″ buttons; sewing needle; and sewing thread.
GAUGE 2 patt reps and 8 rows = 4″ in large shell patt with largest hook.