Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Ruby's Swirly Skirt

Yarn Cotton:  Lily Sugar'n Cream Ombres & Prints 1 skein  
Gauge 4 st to 1 "
Needles: circular size 8 US, and size 6 dp
Knit in the round
Cast on 52 stitches or amount you need to fit snug around waist of your doll.
Rows 1-3:  K2, P2
Row 4:  K
Row 5: K4, K1fb, end K2
Row 6: K5, K1fb, end K2
Row 7-10: K
Row 11: K6, K1fb, end K2
Rows  12-16: K
Row 17: K2, K1fb  (start of ruffle)
Row 18: K
Rows  19-20: P
Row 21: K1, K1fb
Rows  22-23:  K
Row 24: P
Row 25: Bind off purl wise using size 6 needle as your working needle for a nice tight hem.

~If needed you can run an elastic through top of waist or a string tie. Ruby was plump enough not to need help holding up her skirt. 



2 comments:

Sandy said...

The skirt is just so cute. I also love the little top you made. Any chance you might post a pattern for it?

Anne Arnold Pierce said...

Sandy, I will post patterns for Ruby and her sweater as soon as I make another. I didn't write this down as I went...just winged it.
:)