Lee's Skirt by Leeanne Youngman

Lee's Skirt

Knitting
April 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1176 - 1666 yards (1075 - 1523 m)
S (M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
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SIZES

  • Women’s S (M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) To Fit Hips: 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54)“/81.5-86.5 (91.5-96.5, 101.5-106.5, 112-117, 122-127, 132-137)cm

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

  • Hips: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52):/81.5 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122, 132)cm
  • Length: 32 (32, 33, 33, 34, 34)“/81.5 (81.5, 84, 84, 86.5, 86.5)cm, not including waistband

MATERIALS

  • Berroco Captiva (60% cotton, 23% polyester, 17% acrylic,; 1.75oz/50g; 98yd/90m)
  • 12 (13, 14, 15, 16, 17) hanks Size
  • 7 US (4.5mm) 24:/60cm circular knitting needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • 1 (1, 1, 1, 1 1/4, 1 1/4)yd/1 (1, 1, 1, 1.25, 1.25)m non-roll elastic, 3/4”19mm wide
  • 12 ring stitch markers, 1 split-ring or locking stitch marker (to mark end of waistband)

DESIGNER NOTES

  • Skirt is worked in one piece beginning at the waistband. Sts of skirt are separated into 6 sections. Each section contains knit std and purl std, the number of purl std is gradually increased to create the pleated appearance.

  • Skirt lengthens about 4:/10cm when worn. Measure piece and for gauge with fabric lying flat.

STITCH GLOSSARY
LPI (lifted purl increase): Insert the tip of the right needle into the purl bump below the first stitch on the left needle, lifting it onto the left needle and ensuring that the left strand is in the back. Purl this new stitch through the back loop.