Not-Mrs.-D's-Suit (Skirt) by Sally Melville

Not-Mrs.-D's-Suit (Skirt)

Knitting
January 2005
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in one-color stockinette stitch using smaller needles, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
805 - 1260 yards (736 - 1152 m)
S (M, L, 1X, 2X)
Errata available: knittinguniverse.com

Two-color stranded skirt is part of the “Not-Mrs.-Doubtfire’s-Suit.” Stranded knitting holds shaping across the ‘sitting’ area, and skirt can be worn front-to-back next time, so no ‘butt sprung’ worries here! For coordinating sweater, see the Funnel-Neck Pullover on Ravelry.

Experience:

  • easy intermediate
  • mid-level stitch pattern
  • simple shaping
  • minimal finishing

Fit: Standard fit

Measurements:

  • Waist: 26.5 (28, 31, 33, 34.5)“
  • Hips: 40.5 (43.5, 48, 51, 54)“
  • Length: 19 (19.5, 20, 20.5, 21)“

Yarn:

  • Light weight, wool or wool blend
  • MC: 630 (680, 850, 930, 1000) yds
  • CC: 175 (190, 215, 230, 250) yds OR
  • CC1: 110 (120, 135, 145, 160) yds
  • CC2: 75 (80, 90, 95, 100) yds

Needles:

  • US 4 / 3.5 mm, 24” / 60 cm circular
  • US 7 / 4.5 mm, 24” / 60 cm circular

Notions: 1 yd elastic cord