VIN­TAGE CON­NEC­TIONS SKIRT

Crochet! - - Buttoned Up - D E S I G N BY K R I S T E N S TO LT Z F U S

rounds us­ing in­cre­men­tally in­creas­ing hook sizes to achieve in­creases. Chain- 2 at be­gin­ning of row or round counts as first half dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain- 3 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join rounds with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

This easy-to-wear skirt fea­tures a stylish longer length, gen­tle hip in­creases and a flat­ter­ing wide waist­band with side but­tons. A ruf­fled edg­ing gives it added fem­i­nine charm.

Row 3: Ch 2, [ hdc in each of next 6 { 7, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12} sts, 2 hdc in next st] 18 [ 18, 20, 20, 18, 18, 18] times, hdc in each rem st across, turn. ( 150 [ 164, 180, 204, 224, 240, 260] hdc) Row 4: Rep row 2. Row 5: Ch 2, hdc across work­ing 9 [ 10, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10] inc evenly across. ( 159 [ 174, 190, 214, 234, 250, 270] hdc) Rows 6 & 7: Rep rows 4 and 5. ( 168 [ 184, 200, 224, 244, 260, 280] hdc)

Main Skirt

Rnd 1: With size G hook, ch 1, sc in first st, sk next st, shell ( see Spe­cial Stitches) in next st, sk next st, [ sc in next st, sk next st, shell in next st, sk next st] around, join ( see Pat­tern Notes) in first sc, turn. ( 42 [ 46, 50, 56, 61, 65, 70] shells, 42 [ 46, 50, 56, 61, 65, 70] sc) Rnd 2: Sl st in each st across to dc of first shell, ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch- 1, shell in next sc, [ sc in dc of next shell, shell in next sc] around, join in beg sc. Rnd 3: Ch 2, (dc, hdc) in same st as beg ch- 2 ( counts as first shell), sc in dc of next shell, [ shell in next sc, sc in dc of next shell] around, join in top of beg ch- 2. Next rnds: [ Rep rnds 2 and 3 al­ter­nately] un­til Main Skirt mea­sures 6 [ 5, 5, 5, 4, 4, 3] inches from last row of Hip. Next rnds: With size H hook, [ rep rnds 2 and 3 al­ter­nately] un­til Main Skirt mea­sures 19 [ 21, 21, 22, 24, 25, 28] inches from beg of Main Skirt. Do not fas­ten off at end of last rnd.

Ruf­fle

Rnd 1: With size F hook, ch 3 ( see Pat­tern Notes), dc in same st as beg ch- 3, 2 dc in each st around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch- 3. ( 336 [ 368, 400, 448, 488, 520, 560] dc) Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch- 3. Rnd 3: Ch 3, work dc in each st around inc 20 sts evenly, join in 3rd ch of beg ch- 3. ( 356 [ 388, 420, 468, 508, 540, 580] dc) Next rnds: [ Rep rnd 2] 4 [ 5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8] times. Last rnd: Sl st in each st around, join in first sl st. Fas­ten off.

Waist­band Edg­ing With RS fac­ing and size F hook, join in any st, evenly sp sl st around waist edge, over­lap and side open­ing, join in first sl st. Fas­ten off.

Fin­ish­ing Block to mea­sure­ments if nec­es­sary. Sew but­tons to cor­re­spond with over­lap and but­ton­holes on Waist­band. Sew 2 hooks and eyes to in­side of hip open­ing and 1 at beg of over­lap.

C!

GAUGE

In pat­tern: 17 sts = 4 inches; 12 rows = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTE

Chain- 3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

First foun­da­tion sin­gle cro­chet ( first foun­da­tion sc): Ch 2, in­sert hook in 2nd ch from hook, yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook ( see il­lus­tra­tion A— ch- 1 com­pleted), yo, pull through both lps on hook ( see il­lus­tra­tions B and C— sc com­pleted). Next foun­da­tion sin­gle cro­chet ( next foun­da­tion sc): [ In­sert hook in last ch- 1 made ( see il­lus­tra­tion A), yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook ( see il­lus­tra­tion B— ch- 1 com­pleted), yo, pull through both lps on hook ( see il­lus­tra­tions C and D— sc com­pleted)] as in­di­cated. Shell: ( 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in in­di­cated st or sp. Pi­cot: Ch 3, sl st in first ch to close.

COWL

Row 1: First foun­da­tion sc ( see Spe­cial Stitches), 190 next foun­da­tion sc ( see Spe­cial Stitches), turn. ( 191 stitches to­tal) Row 2: Ch 3 ( see Pat­tern Note), dc in each of next 2 sts, * sc in next st, ch 3, sk next 3 sts, 5 dc in next st, ch 3, sk next 3 sts*, rep from * 22 times, sc in next st, dc in last 3 sts, turn. ( 121 dc, 24 sc) Row 3: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 sts, * shell ( see Spe­cial Stitches) in next sc, ch 2, sk next

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.