Tilt and Twirl by Gwen Bortner

Tilt and Twirl

Knitting
July 2018
Lace ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
3900 - 5950 yards (3566 - 5441 m)
Finished Waist Measurement: 24 (28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48)”
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Tilt entrelac forty-five degrees, increase every unit from the waist to the hem, and a beautiful A-line skirt is formed -- a wearable style for every body type. Work with five shades of lace-weight yarn held triple strand and you have a monochrome gradient in your favorite color, ready for any occasion! Work or play, walk or twirl, this is the perfect addition to your wardrobe.

Finished Sizes
Garment is shaped from waist to hem.
Finished Waist Measurement:
24 (28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48)”Length from waist is approximately:
20 (22, 21, 23, 21, 23, 21)”

Yarn
Sample was made with three strands held together of Stunning String Studio Lavish Lace in colors:
Little Black Dress (A)
Charcoal (B)
Pewter (C)
Dove (D)
Fog (E)

575 (675, 675, 800, 800, 875, 875) yds - Lace weight (A)
900 (1075, 1075, 1150, 1200, 1375, 1375) yds - Lace weight (B)
950 (1150, 1150, 1300, 1300, 1450, 1450) yds - Lace weight (C)
900 (1075, 1075, 1150, 1200, 1375, 1375) yds - Lace weight (D)
575 (675, 675, 800, 800, 875, 875) yds - Lace weight (E)
125 (125, 150 150, 175, 175, 200) yds for optional hem finishing - Lace weight (A) or (E)

Needles
3.5 mm (US #4) 24” circular needle
Second circular needle the same size or smaller

Notions
1 Stitch Marker
25 (29, 33, 37, 41, 45, 49)” of 1” non-roll elastic
2 Safety Pins
Needle and Thread

Gauge
24 sts and 48 rows = 10 cm (4”) in Garter with yarn held triple strand

Skills Required
• Familiarity with working in the round
• Provisional Cast-On
• Comfortable working with multiple strands of
yarn at the same time
• Familiarity with Garter Stitch Entrelac