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Diminishing Gore Skirt

Entrelac knitting gives form to this flattering skirt.
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This skirt hides extra squares in a standard entrelac structure to create a pleated gusset—four gores result in a flowing A-line shape and a jagged handkerchief edge.

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Finished Size: 23 (26, 28 3⁄4, 31 3⁄4, 34 1⁄2, 37 1⁄2)" waist circumference, 50 1⁄4 (55, 60, 64 3⁄4, 69 3⁄4, 74 1⁄2)" hip circumference, and 23 1⁄2 (25 3⁄4, 28, 27, 29, 31)" long. Skirt shown measures 26" at waist.
Yarn: Green Mountain Spinnery Cotton Comfort (80% wool, 20% organic cotton; 180 yd [165 m]/2 oz): weathered green, 8 (10, 11, 12, 14, 16) skeins.
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 25 sts and 34 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle; 29 sts and 40 rows = 4" in woven patt on smaller needle.
Needles: Waistband—size 5 (3.75 mm): 24" circular (cir). Skirt—size 4 (3.5 mm): 36" or longer cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Waste yarn; markers (m); 1" wide non-roll elastic about 2" longer than waist measurement; safety pins; sewing needle and thread; tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Spring 2011
  

SKU: EP3405

Author/Speaker/Editor: Gwen Bortner

Format: eProject

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