Lovely in Lace Skirt by Shirley Paden

Lovely in Lace Skirt

Knitting
May 2001
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern on larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
5.0 mm (H)
1372 - 1568 yards (1255 - 1434 m)
67¼ (73, 78¼)" (171 (185.5, 199) cm) lower edge circumference and 24½ (26½, 28½)" (62 (67.5, 72.5])cm) waist circumference
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

Interweave SKU: EP1865

Coordinating Top

Skirt in 3 sizes is knit in the round in lace & cable pattern, shaped at the hips with an elastic waist.

Pattern Description from Interweave Online Store:
The designer selected an overall pattern of lace and cables, added a crocheted picot edging, and worked it all together in a textured cotton-blend yarn to create this elegant sweater and skirt that can be worn together or separately, to casual or formal occasions- depending on how they are accessorized.

Finished Size: 67¼ (73, 78¼)“ (171 (185.5, 199) cm) lower edge circumference and 24½ (26½, 28½)” (62 (67.5, 72.5))cm) waist circumference. Skirt shown measures 26½“ (67.5 cm) at waist.

Yarn: Berroco Sprite (35% cotton, 35% rayon, 30% nylon; 98 yd [90 m]/50 g): #7802 white. 14 (15, 16) skeins.

Yarn weight: #4 - Medium

Gauge:

  • 15 sts and 21 rows = 4” (10 cm) in lace patt on larger needles.
  • 20 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st on smaller needles.

Needles:

  • Skirt- Size 10 (6 mm): 32” (80-cm) circular (cir).
  • Waistband- Size 8 (5 mm): 24” (60-cm) cir.
  • Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle; 1 yd (1 m) 1”- (2.5-cm) wide waistband elastic.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Summer 2001