Lady Mary Skirt

Nov 30, 2012
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A fairly ordinary crochet lace skirt becomes extraordinary with the addition of a flirty, beaded swag trim. Pencil slim, with a shaped hip and drawstring waistband, the crochet skirt body hits just above the knee, with the trim cascading to below the knee.

Designer: Doris Chan
Finished Size: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46)" hip circumference; 24 1/2 (26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 351/2, 371/2)" waist circumference, with enough stretch to pull on, drawstring adjustable. Skirt shown measures 36", modeled with 4" ease.
Yarn: Valley Yarns Charlemont (60% fine superwash merino, 20% mulberry silk, 20% polyamide; 439 yd [401 m]/31/2 oz[100 g]; ): teal blue, 3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins.Yarn distributed by WEBS.
Hook Size: G/6 (4 mm). Size .9 mm fine steel crochet hook or bead crochet hook for beading. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: 636 (666, 696, 726, 756, 786, 816, 846) size 6/0 round seed or E beads for swag trim plus 90-120 for optional beaded drawstring (sample shown using Miyuki Japanese seed beads, 6/0 round, light teal lined crystal, 20 gm per tube, 4 tubes), beads must have holes large enough to accommodate steel hook; st markers (m); yarn needle.
Gauge: 8 patt reps = 4"; 8 rnds = 3" in skirt st patt, after blocking.

 
 
 


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on Feb 12, 2013 1:23 PM