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386 70's Mohair Skirt - digital download

$4.95

Version 1 of this simple skirt is knitted with 2 strands of yarn combined to double the warmth and cuddle factor! Worked in contrasting shades and Reverse Stocking stitch to create a heather effect.
Version 2 is worked in Garter stitch with a single strand of Mohair in a variegated shade. Both versions are suitable for a beginner knitter.
This skirt may be worn on the hips or waist, with the waistband folded to half width (for a shorter skirt) or extended to full width,
for a longer skirt.

YARN
Colour Quantity
Size A B C

Skirt Version 1
Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette x 50g balls.
Col 1 767 Doe 2 2 2

Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair x 25g balls.
Col 2 641 Soul 1 1 1 Col 3 608 Char 1 1 1
Col 4 634 Damask 1 1 1
Col 5 618 Blueberry 1 1 1

Jo Sharp Classic DK Wool x 50g balls.
Col 7 327 Navy 2 2 2

Skirt Version 2
Jo Sharp Rare Comfort Kid Mohair x 25g balls.
Col 1 617 Rosehip 3 3 3

Jo Sharp Classic DK Wool x 50g balls.
Col 2 912 Brocade 2 2 2

MEASUREMENTS
(Measurements given in inches are approximate.)
Women’s sizing
A B C

SKIRT
To fit waist
65 75 85 cm
251/2 291/2 331/2 in

Rib Circumference at waist
(garment stretches to fit 65, 75 & 85cm waist comfortably)
44 47 50 cm
17 18 1/2 191/2 in

Length Skirt (with rib waistband included)
51 53 55 cm
20 21 211/2 in

NEEDLES
1 pair 3.75mm needles (USA 5) (UK 9).
1 pair 5.00mm needles (USA 8) (UK 6).
1 pair 5.50mm needles (USA 9) (UK 5).

TENSION
14 sts and 18 rows measured over 10cm (approx. 4 in) of Reverse Stocking Stitch, using 5.50mm needles and Rare Comfort Kid Mohair yarn combined with Mulberry Silk Georgette yarn.
Tension for Wool rib band;
28.5 sts and 30 rows measured over 10cm (approx. 4 in) of 1 x 1 Rib Pattern using 3.75mm needles and Classic DK Wool yarn.

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