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Friday, June 14, 2013

Little Sunshine Skirt

My little sunshine skirt popped in my head while making the mermaid tail last week  :-).
This is a cute little skirt that is super fast to work and easily made to any size.

Materials
Worsted weight yarn ( i used redheart in pale yellow and white)
H hook

Waistband

Ch6 sc across
R1-43: Working in back loops only ch1, turn, sc across. (add or subtract rows to adjust waist. This should fit a 6 month old)

Slip stitch ends together, ch1 and sc around,join
R1-4:ch1, sc,dc in same as join, *(sc,dc) in next stitch, skip next*around
R5: ch1 sc,dc in same stitch as join skip next stitch, *sc,dc in next, skip next* 4 more times, sc,dc in next 3 stitches, skip next, *sc,dc in next, skip next* 10 times, sc,dc in next 3 stitches, skip next, *sc,dc next, skip next*to join.join
R6: ch1, sc,dc in same stitch, skip next, *sc,dc in same stitch, skip next* around to join. Join
R7:ch1, sc,dc in same stitch, skip next, *sc,dc in next st, skip next*5 more times, sc,dc in next 3 stitches, skip next stitch ,*sc, dc in next, skip next* 10 times, sc,dc in next, skip next, across to join, join.
R8-9: ch1, sc,dc in same as join, skip next, *sc,dc in next,skip next*around, join.

R10: ch1, sc,dc in same as join, skip next stitch, *sc,dc in next,skip next* 7 more times, sc,dc in next 3, skip next, *sc,dc in next, skip next* 12 times, sc,dc in next, skip next in next 3 stitches,* sc,dc in next, skip next* to join. Join

R11-15: ch1, sc,dc in same chain as join, skip next stitch, *sc, dc in nextstitch, skip next* around to join, join.
Switch to white
R16: ch 2, 3 dc in same stitch as join, skip next stitch, slip stitch in next, skip next , *4 dc in next, skip next, slip st next, skip next* around, finish off and weave ends.

To adjust this skirt to any size just increase the length of the waistband and increase on the "sides" as I did in rows 5 and 7 and length.
And there you have it, my little sunshine skirt!
I just love how it came out and think it would look great in different colors and appliques.
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