Beachcomber Skirt by Jane Howorth
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Beachcomber Skirt

December 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
4.0 mm (G)
4.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
5 sizes

This easy-to-wear pencil skirt is shaped from waist to hips for a slim silhouette. The shell-stitch pattern will stretch or cling for a flattering finish. Choose your favorite colors and be sure to add some contrast-color buttons for the back waist fastening.

FINISHED SIZE 24 (26, 30, 34, 38)“ waist circumference. Garment shown measures 26”, modelled with no ease.

YARN Bijou Basin Ranch Lhasa Wilderness (75% yak, 25% bamboo; 250 yd 229 m/2.7 oz 77 g; ): #58 castle leoch (grey) (MC), 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) skeins; #44 lallybroch (chartreuse) (CC1), #49 dinna fash (blue) (CC2), 1 skein each.

HOOK Sizes G/6 (4 mm), 7 (4.5 mm), and H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Yarn needle; fi ve 5/8” buttons; sewing needle; and sewing thread.

GAUGE 2 patt reps and 8 rows = 4” in large shell patt with largest hook.