Perimeter skirt - joining ridge

Perimeter skirt

Perimeter skirt

Bored of the same old skirt style? Break out of the mold with the Perimeter skirt! This easy to knit, easy to wear skirt is knit in a continuous strip that winds around the body and creates an A-line shape. Flowy, carefree hemp yarn provides tons of drape and style. The elastic waistband feels great and looks great, too! Wear it with tights in the winter or let your legs free in the summer. The Perimeter skirt goes anywhere you do!

Sizes Finished Full Hip Measurement: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50)" / 86.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127) cm
Approximate Finished Waist Measurement 28 (32, 36, 40, 44)" / 71 (81, 91.5, 101.5, 112) cm
Waist is elastic and can be adjusted. Sizing is flexible; try on the skirt as you go!
Approximate Length: 27" / 69cm
Materials Hemp for Knitting AllHemp6 LUX (100% hemp; 130m/143 yd per 100g skein); colour 059, caper;
5 (6, 7, 8, 10) skeins.
US 8 / 5mm straight or circular needles
US 6 / 4 mm circular needles, 24" / 60cm or longer, for waistband
tapestry needle
3/4” elastic to go around waist

Note that this yarn changes character significantly after machine washing and drying, becoming much softer and more fluid. It also grows considerably, so make a generous swatch and wash it in the machine before starting this project. If substituting wool, choose a light worsted or worsted weight yarn with good drape. A version of this skirt in wool will be much more elastic.
Gauge 20 stitches and 28 rows = 4" / 10cm square in Stockinette stitch on US 6 / 4mm needles.
Includes 4 page PDF pattern includes photos, schematic and abbreviations. Measurements in imperial and metric.
Price $6.50 CAD
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