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gypsy petticoat

Tiny Owl Knits
Knitting
July 2012
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
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i was inspired by a vintage petticoat i found at a charity shop in london. (if you want to take a peek at it, im actually wearing the original in the woodland hoodlet photo shoot.)

i used rowan revive which is made of recycled clothing! i loved the meshy feel and knitted it on large needles so it has lots of swing and a nice loose drape.

the ruffles are knitted separately and then whipstitched on. it works great as a swimsuit cover-up too!

ps. a few people were wondering about shaping.. i opted for a straight back. it isnt really supposed to wrap completely around you like a coat…. it kind of just dusts your back and sides for a bit of added flounce and flair! ♥

ps. the gypsy petticoat can be worn with or without antlers.

pps. the additional photos are from knitscene magazine where this petticoat was featured in the fall 2012 issue. :)

sizes:
XS, S, M, L, XL
32-34 (36-38 : 40-42 : 44-46 : 48-50)” bust