Shetland Skirt

Apr 17, 2013
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SHETLAND SKIRT

Erica Patberg

Lace insets add a sweet detail to a traditional box pleated skirt. A new technique removes the need for layered fabric and gives a flattering fit.

Finished Size 25¼ (29¼, 33¼, 36¼, 40¼)" waist circumference. Skirt shown measures 25¼".

Yarn Filatura Di Crosa Brilla (42% cotton, 58% viscose; 120 yd [110 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #324 beige, 8 (9, 10, 11, 12) balls. Yarn distributed by Tahki-Stacy Charles Inc.

Needles Sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 4 (3.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; 1" wide non-roll waistband elastic 2" longer than waist measurement.

Gauge 24 sts and 31 rnds = 4" in St st on larger needle.


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