Woodland Sweater Skirt and Applique Top

Give new life to old knits with a skirt made of felted sweater panels.
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Description
Give new life to old knits with a skirt made of felted sweater panels. Complete the outfit with a felt applique squirrel to adorn a store-bought top. A knit waistband makes the skirt easy to wear, while hand-beaded accents add a touch of sparkle.
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Fabric Requirements:

— 6 or 7 large wool sweaters (sweaters must be at least 50% wool if not higher; shown: a variety of heathered, cabled, solid-colored, and Fair Isle sweaters, in muted color tones, plus one solid brown)

38 yd (34.5 cm; all sizes) of 60" (152.5 cm) wide lightweight stretch jersey in a color to complement the sweaters (shown: brown)

— long-sleeve cotton T-shirt in appropriate size for child (shown: off-white with tan polka dots)

Size chart:

2t: Skirt waist 21–22" (53.5–56 cm) Skirt length from bottom of waistband 612" (16.5 cm)

3t: Skirt waist 22–23" (56–58.5 cm) Skirt length from bottom of waistband 7" (18 cm)

4t: Skirt waist 23–24" (58.5–61 cm) Skirt length from bottom of waistband 712" (19 cm)

5: Skirt waist 24–25" (61–63.5 cm) Skirt length from bottom of waistband 8" (20.5 cm)

6: Skirt waist 25–26" (63.5–66 cm) Skirt length from bottom of waistband 812" (21.5 cm)

Shown in size 2T.

See project for complete supply list and notions. 

Originally Published: Stitch, Fall 2011 

SKU: EP5327

Author/Speaker/Editor: Amanda Norell

Format: eProject