Klukka skirt by Hélène Magnússon

Klukka skirt

March 2013
Worsted (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
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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.

The book is available in English, French, Icelandic and Danish:
Icelandic Handknits - Voyageur Press
Tricots islandais - Editions Le temps apprivoisé
Íslensk prjón - Forlagið
Strik fra Island - Turbine