Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Side to side crocheted skirt

Side to side crocheted skirt
Size I crochet hook
Worsted weight yarn
Tapestry needle

Row 1: Sc into second ch from hook, sc next five ch, hdc next 6 ch, dc next six chains, ch 3.
Row 2: Dc into fourth ch from the hook, work 5 dc. Hdc all hdc, sc into all sc, ch1
Row 3: Sc all ch, Hdc all hdc, Dc all dcs, Ch 3.
Rep row 2 and 3 until waist measures 9” BO.
Weave in all ends, sew up or slip stitch up side.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Black Sheep Skirt
Size 5 and 7 needles
Worsted weight yarn in two shades of pink
Scraps of worsted weight black yarn
Scraps of black bouclé
Tapestry needle
Elastic waistband 11.5 inches
Needle and thread

Using light pink, CO 60 sts on size five needles
Work 2x2 ribbing for two inches
Change to larger needles and darker pink.

Row 1 (WS) CO 4 sts at the beginning of the row, *K7, P1 from * to end.
Row 2: *K1 P7, K1 from * to end.
Row 3: *K7, P1 from * to end.
Work even until piece measures 6 inches from the top. BO
Folding the ribbing over so it measures an inch in length, sew up. Insert elastic and using needle and thread, sew one end of the elastic to the other. Sew up the side.
Optional: embroider the sheep on the skirt, starting about 0.5 inches from the bottom of ths skirt.