Mermaid Skirt (for Girls) by Jessica Anderson
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Mermaid Skirt (for Girls)

Knitting
June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
400 - 800 yards (366 - 732 m)
12 months (18 months, 2, 4, 6) (8, 10, 12) years

Your favorite girl needs a skirt to twirl and play, but what could be better than matching her friend? This Emerald Cove pair will fly off your needles and is sure to bring a smile to your little friends! Pair a pack of mini- skeins (this version uses SweetGeorgia’s Party of Five) with a matching solid color in a sock yarn and you are guaranteed to have a colorful party! You could even use leftover bits of sock yarn in colors of your choice, or mini-skeins that you might have been saving for something special.

Sizes
12 months (18 months, 2, 4, 6) (8, 10, 12) years
Finished Dimensions
Waist: 19.25 (20, 21.25, 22.5, 23.25) (24, 25.25, 26)”/ 49 (51, 54, 57, 59) (61, 65, 66) cm
Length: 11 (12, 13, 14, 15)(16, 17, 18)”/ 28 (30.5, 33, 35.5, 38)(40.5, 43, 45.5) cm
Gauge
24 sts/32 rnds = 4”/10.0 cm in St st, after washing and blocking
Yarn
Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock, 80% Superwash merino, 20% Nylon, 425 yards, Deep Cove, 1 skein Sweet Georgia Party of Five, Earth to Sky, 80 % Superwash merino, 20% Nylon, 525 yards, 1 pack
Needles
US 3 (3.25 mm) 16” or 24” circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Supplies
Tapestry needle, measuring tape, scissors, stitch marker, 3/4”/2.0 cm elastic 1”/2.5 cm longer than desired waist length, waste yarn for provisional cast on, small stitch holder