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Klukka skirt

Icelandic Handknits: 25 heirloom techniques and projects
Knitting
March 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches in stocking st yarn double
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
15 sizes from Girls to Women 3X

Inspired by the Icelandic knitted slip (klukka), the skirt is knitted from the top down and shaped with inc and changing needle sizes. Knitted with two strands of unspun lopi to achieve the subtul grading at the hem.
Finished measurements:
Waist (choose zero or negative ease): 17,19,21.5(23.5,25.5,27.75)30,32,34(36,38.5,40.5)42.5,44.75,47”
Height (adjustable) about: 17,17,17(19,19,19)21,21,21(22,22,22)24,24,24”

The book Icelandic handknits is inspired by the knitted artifacts in the Textile Museum in Blönduós in Iceland.
Join Hélène Magnússon’s knitting tours in Iceland for an inspiring journey to the Textile Museum and the region’s many natural wonders.

Designs from the book are on display in the Textile Museum during the summer exhibition 2013.