Painted Desert Skirt

Swingy, swirly, and fun, this signature A-line skirt from Kristin Omdahl is an easy pattern that will add some pizzazz to your wardrobe. The motifs are crocheted first, accented by piping in the main color, then they are joined and the skirt is worked in the round from the bottom up. Paired with a sweater for Fall or a blouse for Spring, this is an all-season staple.

Painted Desert Skirt
Kristin Omdahl

Finished Size: 35 (40, 44, 48)” at hip and 24″ long.

Yarn: Red Heart Eco-Ways (70% acrylic, 30% recycled polyester; 186 yd [170 m]/4 oz [113 g]): #3360 mushroom (MC), 3 balls; #1773 fern (CC1) and #3422 yam (CC2), 1 ball each. Yarn distributed by Coats & Clark.

Hook: H/8 (5 mm) and G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle; one 7/8″ button; optional removable stitch markers (m).

Gauge: 11 sts and 8 rows = 4″ in dc with larger hook after steam-blocking; 22 sts and 12 rows = 4″ in sc blo with smaller hook.


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