Gilda by Elsebeth Lavold

Gilda

Knitting
September 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1340 - 1531 yards (1225 - 1400 m)
Sizes S (M) L (XL)
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Yes I know, you have to have a good body to wear a knitted skirt (although a slip underneath will work wonders). But I just had to make this dramatic, almost Gothic skirt with its intricate lace border. It is worked from the top down to make the most of the pattern.

Finished measurements
Hip width
36 (40) 44 (48) in
92 (102) 112 (122) cm
Length 36¼ in / 92 cm (27½ in / 70 cm + the lace border approx. 8¾ in / 22 cm from the first increase on Row 0 to the stretched points).
Materials 7 (7) 8 (8) skeins
Elsebeth Lavold Designer’s Choice Silky Wool
45% Wool, 35% Silk, 20% Nylon,
Optional Round elastic 2–5 times personal waist or hip measurement.