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Swingy Linen Skirt

By Churchmouse Yarns

$ 8.00
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Elegant and easy care, our knitted linen skirt comes out softerand swingierevery time you toss it in the washer and dryer. We've adapted our original 'Flouncy Linen Skirt' to two silhouettes: A fluid mid-calf length with a longer flounce, and a breezy knee length with a flippier flounce. Why not one of each?!

Use your hip measurement to choose size; this skirt is designed to skim your hips with little or no ease. If your actual hip measurement is between sizes, go down a sizethe fluidity of the linen fabric will accommodate the difference.

FINISHED SIZES
Details given for 32"/81cm hip, larger sizes in parentheses ( ).

Hips:
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52)";
81 (86, 91, 97, 102, 107, 112, 117, 122, 127, 132)cm.
See "About the Design" for tips on choosing a size.
Waist: 4"/10cm less than hips; adjust with elastic.
Length: Length is given as worn at natural waist. Short (knee length) approx. 24"/60cm; long (mid-calf) approx. 30"/76cm.

YARN
This skirt is designed for the linen yarn specified; a different yarn may give different results.

Short version: 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins Louet Euroflax #2 Fine/Sport Weight (270 yds/247m each); shown in Color 40, Heron Grey.
Or 975 (1035, 1075, 1140, 1165, 1230, 1265, 1330, 1350, 1420, 1455) yds / 890 (945, 985, 1045, 1065, 1125, 1155, 1215, 1235, 1300, 1330)m of an equivalent linen yarn.

Long version: 5 (6, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 7, 7, 7, 8) skeins Louet Euroflax #2 Fine/Sport Weight (270 yds/247m each); shown in Color 49, Charcoal.
Or 1325 (1400, 1400, 1530, 1560, 1640, 1690, 1770, 1800, 1875, 1925) yds / 1210 (1280, 1325, 1400, 1425, 1500, 1545, 1620, 1645, 1715, 1760)m of an equivalent linen yarn.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 5 (3.75mm) 24"/60cm circular needle plus set of double-points in same material for swatching, or size to obtain gauge; plus 32-40"/80-100cm needle in gauge size to accommodate larger number of stitches in flounce.
Extra 24"/60cm circular needle, gauge size or smaller, as stitch holder for waistband finishing.
US G-H (4-5mm) crochet hook for provisional cast-on.
Stitch markers: 8 ring markers plus 8 locking markers (one of each type should be a different color to denote beginning of round).
3/4"/2cm non-rolling elastic: Waist measurement plus 2"/5cm.
Large safety pin, sewing needle and thread, to insert and join elastic.
Blunt darning needle to finish.

GAUGE
24 sts/30 rounds = 4"10cm on gauge needle, after machine washing and drying (see tips for swatching on the Knitters' Notes tab).

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