30th Street Station Skirt

A high-waisted, elegantly shaped skirt is worked in a simple stitch with a loose gauge.
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Inspired by the look of the simple stitch pattern, designer Kathy Merrick decided to shape it into a high-waisted skirt by working around lines of raised stitches. The looser gauge, lighter yarn effect of the faux slip at the hem is exactly the feminine finish needed.

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Finished Size: 23 (26, 29, 32, 35, 38)" waist circumference. Choose size that is 0-3" larger than circumference at natural waist. Length: 24 1/2 (24 1/2, 24 1/2, 24 1/2, 25 1/2, 25 1/2)". Garment shown has 23" waist circumference.
Yarns: Ornaghi Filati Elba (100% cotton; 110 yd [100 m]/13/4 oz [50 g]; ): #984 rosy peach (MC), 10 (12, 14, 16, 18, 20) skeins. Ornaghi Filati Echo (100% mercerized cotton 475 yd [435 m]/ 51/4 oz [150 g]; ): #937 ecru (CC), 1 skein. Yarns distributed by Aurora Yarns.
Yarn weight: #3 - Light and #2 - Fine.
Gauge: 16 sts and 12 rows = 4" in main body patt using MC and smaller hook. 15 dc and 8 rows = 4" using CC and smaller hook.
Hook: Sizes G/6 (4 mm) and I/8 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle; 3/4" wide elastic about 1" longer than measurement at natural waist; large safety pin; sewing needle and thread to match MC; 7" nylon zipper in color to match MC (optional); large hook-and-eye closure (optional).
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet Spring 2008.

SKU: EP2742

Author/Speaker/Editor: Kathy Merrick

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