Flirty Skirty

Designer: Ivy Bigelow
Published: June 1, 2007
Technique: Button bands, loops and buttonholes, Pleats
Skill Level: Intermediate

Knitted in the round from the waist down, this body-hugging skirt features pleats at the hem and belt loops at the waist. The wool tape yarn has a surprising amount of stretch that will accommodate a variety of body shapes.

Finished Size: 41" (104 cm) hip circumference, stretched (37½" [95 cm] unstretched); 19½" (49.5 cm) long with top edge unrolled.

Yarn: Muench Bergamo (100% wool; 66 yd [60 m]/50g): #3900 dark olive, 8 balls.

Needles: Size 10 (6 mm): 24" (60-cm) circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Marker (m); tapestry needle; size J/10 (6 mm) crochet hook.

Gauge: 16 sts and 23 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st worked in the rnd.

Skill level: Intermediate

Flirty Skirty Knit detail

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