A Mermaid's Tale by Jessica Anderson

A Mermaid's Tale

Knitting
May 2019
Light Fingering ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch, in the round, after washing and blocking
US 1 - 2.25 mm
1600 - 2600 yards (1463 - 2377 m)
36 (38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50)” / 91.5 (96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112, 117, 122, 127) cm .
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Mermaids will forever have a special place in my heart and I wanted something to carry the magic of Lorelei into my daily life, so of course, I needed a magical mermaid skirt! This yarn, Anzula Milky Way is truly spectacular and special, it really makes this skirt sing! The body of the skirt really gets to shine, while the edging is what makes this piece dance. Whether you are headed to an afternoon at the beach, a shopping trip, or even just to the office, this Mermaid’s tale has got your back!

Finished Measurements: Waist Measurement: 26 (28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40)” / 66 (71, 76, 81.5, 86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5) cm.
Length: 21 (22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33)” / 53.5 (56.0, 58.5, 63.5, 68.5, 73.5, 78.5, 84 ) cm. 
To Fit: 36 (38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50)” / 91.5 (96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112, 117, 122, 127) cm .
Ending Circumference: 40 (42.75, 44.25, 47.25, 48.5, 50, 52.75, 54.25)” / 101.5 (108.5, 112.5, 120, 123, 127, 134, 138) cm.

Yarn:
Anzula Milky 80% Milk, 20% Wool merino, 500 yards (457 meters), 100 grams, 3.53 ounces, 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins Madam (MC), 1 skein Sexy, (C1) and 1 skein Teal (C2).

Gauge:
28 sts/36 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch.

Needles:
US 1 (2.25 mm) 32”/ 81.5 cm cir , or size needed to obtain gauge.  Two spare size US 1 (2.25 mm) circular needle, at least 32”/81.5 cm cir needle (or a spare US 1 and one other close in size for working the edging).

Supplies:
Tapestry needle, measuring tape, scissors, stitch marker, 3/4”/2.0 cm elastic 1”/2.5 cm longer than desired waist length, waste yarn for provisional cast on.