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.