Le Chocolat Skirt by Mary Jane Hall

Le Chocolat Skirt

July 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 1 row = 4 inches
5.0 mm (H)
4.0 mm (G)
784 - 1176 yards (717 - 1075 m)
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X). Sample shown is size S. Hips: 30½ (33½, 37½, 41½, 46½, 48)" (77.5 [85, 95, 105.5, 118, 122] cm). Note: Hip band stretches 3–4" (7.5–10 cm) more. Length: 22" (56 cm).
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This cute, flouncy skirt is so much fun to wear. It’s perfect for the person who wants a crocheted skirt but doesn’t have the time to make a closed stitch one. The open pattern makes it go pretty quickly! It can be worn over a straight skirt or full skirt, or with leggings underneath, or even as a poncho! The yarn may be thinner than what you’re used to working with, but trust me, this works up pretty quickly with the recommended larger hook.

The waist hip area has a beginning check at the side, making it easy to add or delete rows to fit around your body if your gauge is a little off. The shirt side seam is sewn, then yarn is attached and you’ll be working in the round.

To make this for your little girl, just use a hook that’s two or three sizes smaller.