Golden Gate Skirt

Designer Alison Stewart-Guinee

Finished Size 32 3/4 (38 1/4, 43 3/4, 49)” hip circumference, and 21 1/2 (22 1/2, 23 1/2, 24 1/2)” long. Skirt shown measures 32 3/4”, modeled with 3/4” of positive ease.

Yarn Debbie Bliss Blue Faced Leicester DK (100% British superwash wool; 118 yd 108 m/1 3/4 oz 50 g): #46503 grey, 7 (8, 10, 11) skeins. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever.

Needles Waistband and yoke—size 3 (3.25 mm): 24–32” circular (cir), depending on size you are making. Body—size 4 (3.5 mm): 24–40” cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; 1” elastic.

Gauge 22 sts and 30 rnds = 4” in rev St st on larger needle.

This A-line skirt is worked in the round seamlessly from waistband to hem. The yoke of the skirt is embellished with ribbing and cables, creating a figure-flattering silhouette that is at once classic and modern.

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