Chevron Tastic by Cara Medus

Chevron Tastic

Crochet
January 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in Htr in rows
4.0 mm (G)
697 - 1294 yards (637 - 1183 m)
S (89-94cm hip), M (99-105cm hip), L (110-114cm hip), XL (119-123cm hip)
UK
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This classy, chevron-styled skirt is made from the top down in two possible lengths, 47cm and 58cm. It starts with a series of separate triangle motifs that are joined together into a row and worked flat towards the bottom hem. The skirt is seamed at the back and the triangle gaps around the hem are filled in separately. A zipper is added to the centre back seam, and a waistband fastened with buttons is worked onto the top.

Cascade Fixation is a stretchy yarn with elastane woven in, so the finished fabric is stretchy. The finished hip measurement of the skirt will be less than your actual body measurement, as it is worked with negative ease. When working with this yarn, try to maintain an even tension without stretching it as you work.

SIZES
S (M: L: XL)
To Fit Waist (cm) 65-70 (75-81: 86-91: 96-101)
To Fit Hip (cm) 89-94 (99-105: 110-114: 119-123)
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Actual Waist (cm) 67.5 (76.5: 85: 93.5)
Actual Hip (cm) 82 (92: 102: 112)
Length around bottom hem in cm. The two figures for each size give the figures for the shorter and longer lengths:
108/126 (122/141: 135/157: 149/173)

YARN REQUIREMENTS
For the 47cm length:
Yarn A: Ecru (8176), 3 (4: 4: 5) 50g balls
Yarn B: Black (8990), 4 (5: 5: 5) 50g balls

For the 58cm length:
Yarn A: Ecru (8176), 5 (5: 5: 6) 50g balls
Yarn B: Black (8990), 5 (6: 6: 7) 50g balls

NOTIONS
2x 1.5cm buttons
20cm zipper

The pattern is fully charted, but also has complete row-by-row written instructions.