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May 1 2013
May 22 2013
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Naomi's Sashay Twist Skirt
Starbella Ruffle Skirt by Milly Skutley
Needles & yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
115 yards
Red Heart Boutique Sashay Multicolor
14 yards in stash
0.53 skeins = 15.9 yards (14.5 meters), 53 grams
Blue-green Esprit (solid)
1 skein = 100.0 yards (91.4 meters), 50 grams

6/18/13 Update: Got picture today with Naomi wearing the skirt I made for her. Her mom said she couldn’t hardly get it off of her.
I sent off the skirt to my great niece in Maryland waiting for a picture to post. They loved it.

5/1/13 Sashay Twist color 1959. Also using
Elann Esprit emerald green. CO 114 w/sz 10 needles. Changed to 8’s after a couple of rows.

Note 1: I started with purling in the round because after you flip the skirt inside out the stockinette side shows.

Note 2: When I flipped the skirt I had to start knitting in the direction I had just finished in order to have the St St on the outside. I knitted 1 stitch past the marker before turning in the other direction.

Decreased 2 stitches every 6 rows until I had 104 stitches. I don’t think I will do the decreases next time. It seems young girls have about the same waist size and hip size. Also next time I will put more that 6 rows between the ruffle rows. The ruffles are plenty long to accommodate more rows.

5/22/13 I just have to sew the casing and add the elastic.

Knitted almost 3” before I did the purl row for the fold line. Also I did 7 rows of ruffle yarn with 6 rows in between. Came out to be 19” waist before the stretch and 9” in length

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98% Cotton, 2% Other
100 yards / 50 grams
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by Red Heart
97% Acrylic, 3% Metallic
30 yards / 100 grams
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  • Originally queued: May 10, 2013
  • Project created: May 21, 2013
  • Finished: May 22, 2013
  • Updated: April 15, 2018