Knit Ruffled Skirt
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Knit Ruffled Skirt

Cute doesn't even begin to describe how adorable this skirt is. Loops & Threads™ Fabulous™ Yarn is both fun and inspiring!
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Fabulous™ Yarn (1.75 oz./50g) – Red 4 Balls; (4, 4, 5, 5, 6)
  • Knitting Needles, US 10 (7mm) 24" Circular Needle, US 15 (10mm) 24" Circular Needle
  • Stitch Marker
  • Elastic (1½ Yards)
  • Sewing Needle and Matching Thread
  • Scissors
 

Project Instructions

Finished Measurements:
Waist: 19"(19½", 20", 21", 21½", 22")
Length: 6"(6½", 7½", 8", 8½", 9½")
Gauge
2 sts= 1", 10 rows = 4" using larger circular needle. Use any size needles to obtain the specified gauge.

Instructions:

Skirt:
With size 15 circular needle and working with closed ribbon, cast on 22 (24, 26, 28, 30, 32) sts. Join to knit in the round, placing stitch marker between first and last st and moving it up with each completed rnd.
Rnds 1-5 (1-5, 1-7, 1-7, 1-9 1-9): Knit each st around.
Rnd 6 (6, 8, 8, 10, 10): * K2, inc in next st; rep from * around, ending k1 (0, 2, 1,0, 2) – 29 (32, 34, 37, 40, 42) sts.
Rnd 7-9 (7-9, 9-11, 9-11, 11-13, 11-13): Knit each st around.
Rnd 10 (10, 12, 12, 14, 14): * K3, inc in next st; rep from * around, ending k1 (0, 2, 1,0, 2) – 36 (40, 42, 46, 50, 52) sts.
Rnd 11-13 (11-13, 12-15, 12-15, 15-17, 15-17): Knit each st around.
Rnd 14 (14, 16, 16, 18, 18): * K4, inc in next st; rep from * around, ending k1 (0, 2, 1,0, 2) – 43 (48, 50, 55, 60, 62) sts.
Rnd 15-17 (15-19, 17-21, 17-23, 19-25, 19-27): Knit each st around.
Bind off all sts.

Ruffle (Make 3): Work only with eyelets at top of yarn. With smaller needle, cast on 72(96, 100, 110, 120, 124) sts by inserting needle from back to front through the eyelets at the top of yarn.
Row 1: Knit across using eyelet opening across the top of yarn.
Row 2: Using entire ribbon yarn as for skirt, k2tog across.
Bind off all sts.

Finishing:
Weave in loose ends.
Use sewing needle and thread to attach ruffles to the skirt, gathering to fit as necessary and sewing one ruffle at bind off row, one 2" up from bind off row and one 4" from bind off row.
Turn skirt WS out, fold down 1" at cast on edge and sew to inside of skirt leaving a 1" opening to form casing. Insert elastic (measured 2" smaller than actual waist measurement) for desired waist size; sew elastic ends together, overlapping 1". Sew the casing opening to close.

Abbreviations:
inc – increase by knitting into the front and back of next stitch; k – knit; k2tog – knit next 2 stitches together; mm –millimeter; rep – repeat; rnd – round; st(s) – stitches; * –repeat instructions after asterisk as specified.

Tips

Instructions are for size 6 months. Changes for sizes 12 months, 18 months, 2T, 3T and 4T are in parentheses. Gauge: 2 sts = 1", 10 rows = 4" using larger circular needle. Use any size needles to obtain the specified gauge. Finished Measurements: Waist: 19"(19½", 20", 21", 21½", 22") Length: 6"(6½", 7½", 8", 8½", 9½")