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Selva Skirt

May 12, 2009
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Designer Angela Hahn
Finished Size 32 1/2 (35, 37 1/2, 40, 42 1/2, 45, 47 1/2, 50)" hip circumference; 26 (28 1/2, 31, 33 1/2, 36, 38 1/2, 41, 43 1/2)" waist circumference. Skirt shown measures 35" hip circumference.
Yarn Filatura di Crosa Zara (100% extra-fine merino; 136 1/2 yd [125 m]/50 g): #1745 deep olive, 8 (9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 12, 13) balls. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles.
Needles Skirt—size 3 (3.25 mm): 20 (24, 24, 29, 29, 29, 29, 32)" circular (cir). Waistband facing—size 2 (3 mm): circular in same length as for skirt. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle; markers (m); 1 (1, 1, 1, 1 1/4, 1 1/4, 1 1/4, 1 1/4) yd 3/4" wide waistband elastic; safety pin; scrap yarn; sharp-pointed sewing needle and thread.
Gauge 30 sts and 48 rows/rnds (3 patt reps horizontally and vertically) in hearts of oak patt = 3 3/4" wide and 4 3/4" high on larger needle after blocking; 32 sts and 38 1/2 rnds = 4" in ribbon patt on larger needle after blocking; 28 sts and 38 1/2 rnds = 4" in rev St st on larger needle after blocking. Note: It is necessary to measure the hearts of oak gauge from a blocked swatch because the blocked and unblocked gauges are significantly different.

 


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