Pattern of the Week: Cactus Flower Skirt
Love working with crochet thread? Seeking a romantic piece to add to your wardrobe this spring? Check out the Cactus Flower Skirt by Annastasia Cruz and imagine yourself wearing it on a verdant patio with a big, elegant hat. You might even get cactus-flower shaped suntans on your legs!
The delicate cactus flower is the inspiration behind this feminine skirt, a sight to behold. Work the body of the skirt in double crochet cluster stitches, and attach beautiful floral motifs to the bottom. This design is the absolute definition of springtime playfulness – find it in Interweave Crochet Spring 2018.
DESIGNER Annastasia Cruz
FINISHED SIZE 36 (39½, 43¼, 46¾, 50½)” hip circumference, 21½” long. Sample shown measures 36″, modeled with 0″ ease.
YARN Nazli Gelin Garden 10 (distributed by Universal Yarn) (100% cotton; 306 yd [280 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #700-37 (light pink), 5 (6, 7, 7, 8) balls.
NEEDLES Size 4 (2 mm) steel crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge
NOTIONS Yarn needle; small safety pin (optional).
GAUGE 10 cls and 18 rows = 4″ in bod patt, blocked; motif = 3½” square.