Splendid Glory by Monika Sirna
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Splendid Glory

Knitting
October 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette St on US 6 (4 mm) needles, blocked
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
570 - 1730 yards (521 - 1582 m)
low waist 24-48" (61-122 cm)
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD buy it now

Splendid Glory is also available as a part of mother/daughter ebook, Walking in the Meadow.

Splendid Glory is a grown up version of my Evening Glory.

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It is a gathered skirt adorned with a delicate lace hemline. The skirt is worked from the top down, starting with a waistband that allows for an encased elastic. The lace hemline is knitted-on (sideways) to the live skirt stitches, and the lace is seamlessly joined at the end.
Smooth fabric with lovely drape will move beautifully as you walk.

Options:

  • a skirt with subtle flare
  • a skirt with full flare

The pattern includes:

  • charted and written instructions
  • detail instructions on how to work and join the lace
  • detail instructions on finishings
  • many useful tips throughout the pattern
  • tips on how to customize length (longer/shorter skirt, wearing the skirt at natural waist line)

Sizes:
Note, sizing is based on low waist measurement, however the pattern include notes on how to choose the size if you like to wear your skirts at natural waist line.

Low wait measurement:
24 (27, 30, 34){38, 43, 48}”
61 (68.5, 76, 86.5){96.5, 109, 122} cm

Length:
17 (17.5, 17.5, 18){18.5, 19, 20}”
43 (44.5, 44.5, 45.5){47, 48.5, 51} cm

Material:

The pattern is suitable for fingering, light sport or sport weight merino yarns or their blends. By choosing a fingering weight, your skirt will be light and airy. By choosing a sport weight yarn, this skirt will be perfect for colder months.
Blends with silk will add beautiful drape and movement to your fabric while walking.

Pink sample shown in Colour Adventures Exquisite sport, Bleeding Heart colorway.
Teal sample shown in Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere, Slippery Trail colorway.

Skirt with subtle flare:
570 (660, 740, 850){1000, 1130, 1320} yds
520 (600, 680, 780){910, 1030, 1200} m

Skirt with full flare:
740 (850, 950, 1140){1270, 1470, 1730} yds
680 (780, 870, 1040){1160, 1340, 1580} m

Please note: you will need more yarn if you are making you skirt longer, or if you will wear you skirt at natural waist line!

Gauge:
22 sts & 28 rnds on US 6 / 4 mm needles

Skill level:
3 (1-easy, 5 difficult)
Suitable for intermediate skill level knitters. The pattern is detailed enough for everyone who would like to learn and try new techniques.

Notions:

  • 1” (2,5 cm) elastic, stitch marker, 2 removable stitch markers, darning needle, blocking wires and/or pins.
  • Optional for decorative tie: scrap yarn, embroidery floss and/or ribbon 1/8” (3 mm) wide, 2-6 decorative beads, sewing needle or sewing machine, sewing thread matching the yarn color

Printing notes:
Please print page 5 in full color to preserve important pattern information.
Please highlight the numbers that apply to your size and flare option to avoid any confusion.