The DC Shuffle by Elissa Sugishita

The DC Shuffle

Crochet
January 2007
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
in double crotchet (U.S.)
4.5 mm
783 - 957 yards (716 - 875 m)
30 (33, 36, 39)" waist circumference; 32 (35, 38, 41)" hip circumference, and 16 (16, 17, 17)" long
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Interweave SKU: EP1274

Pattern Description from Interweave Online Store:
Double crochet is comfy in a spongy-merino miniskirt. The designer added some stripes and a simple round motif to the hem to jazz things up.

Finished Size: 30 (33, 36, 39)“ waist circumference; 32 (35, 38, 41)” hip circumference, and 16 (16, 17, 17)“ long

Yarn: Adrienne Vittadini Dianna (51% cotton, 49% acrylic microfiber; 87 yd (80 m)/50 g): #215 ethereal blue (MC), 6 (6, 7, 7) balls, #183 citron (A), 1 (1, 2, 2) balls, #100 bleached white (B), 1 (1, 1, 1) ball, #529 coral (C), 1 (1, 1, 1) ball. Yarn distributed by JCA

Yarn weight: #4 - Medium

Gauge:

  • 16 dc and 9 rows = 4”
  • finished circle motif = 3” in diameter

Needles/Hooks: Size G (4.5 mm) crochet hook

Notions: Yarn needle, ¾“ wide elastic, in same length as waist circumference plus 1”, Sewing needle and thread

Originally Published: Knitscene, Spring 2007