Cowslip Skirt

The cowslip is a favorite flower of the fairies of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This skirt is worked in shells to the motif strips. Four spiral motifs joined together in strips echo shells found along the beach on a summer’s day. A stitch diagram of the motifs and plus sizing make this a versatile pattern for many crocheters.

Designer Bonnie Paul
Finished Size: 36 (41, 46½, 51½, 57)” hip circumference and 24″ in length. Skirt shown measure 36″, modeled with 0″ ease.
Yarn: Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% wool, 30% silk; 150 yd [135 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #3068 citric, 5 (6, 6, 7, 7) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
Hook: H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Stitch markers (m); yarn needle.
Gauge: 16 fsc = 4″; 4 sh-1 and 6 rows = 4″.

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