Dresses & Skirts

Lumiere Skirt $7.00 US


By layering one band of rectangles on top of another, and treating each individual rectangle as a ‘canvas’ to highlight a repeating lace pattern, this seemingly complex skirt can be broken into simple steps so you can achieve entrelac success!


Skill Level K4 Advanced

Finished Size 321⁄2 (353⁄4, 39, 421⁄4, 451⁄2)” waist circumference and 25″ long (all sizes). Circumference of finished skirt at lower edge measures 75 (821⁄2, 90, 971⁄2, 105)”. Skirt shown measures 39″ waist.

Yarn Blue Moon Fiber Arts Luscious Silk

(100% silk 360 yd/329 m 127 grams)

Color: spinel, 4 (4, 4, 4, 5) skeins.

Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 24″ or longer circular.Adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers, darning needle, waste yarn, size I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook

Gauge 20 sts x 28 rows = 4″/10cm in St st; 11-st Band 1 rectangle = 21⁄2″ wide and 3″ high.



Meketre Skirt & Top $7.50 US

Inspired by the garment of a tiny figurine discovered in Thebes, the Egyptian net dress is re-imagined as a close fitting skirt and top with an all-over color work pattern.


To Fit Hip/Bust 28 (34, 40, 46, 52, 58)”/71.5 (86.5, 102, 117.5, 132.5, 148) cm

Finished Hip 31 (37, 43, 49, 55, 61)”/79 (94, 109.5, 125, 140.5, 155.5) cm

Skirt Length 34 (35-1/4, 36-1/2, 37-3/4, 39, 40-1/4)”/86.5 (90, 93, 96, 99.5, 102.5) cm

Finished Bust 31 (37, 43, 49, 55, 61)”/79 (94.5, 109.5, 125, 140.5, 155.5) cm

Top Length 22-3/4 (23-3/4, 24-1/4, 24-3/4, 25-1/2, 26)”/58 (60.5, 62, 63, 65, 66) cm

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber
Elsebeth Lavold, Bamboucle (87yds/79m 1.75oz/50gr)

Color A #9 Peacock Blue 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) Balls

Color B #11 Bright Moss 2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) Balls

Color C #13 Burnt Orange 3 (4, 4, 5, 6, 6) Balls

Color D #4 Sand 4 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) Balls

Color E #10 Moss 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) Balls

Gauge 18 sts x 24 rows = 4”/10cm over charted skirt pattern using size: 8 US/5mm

Needle Size 8 US/5mm 36”/92cm Circular (add’l size: 7US/4.5mm needle)

Notions
Stitch marker, darning needle, 1-5/8” Elastic (cut to waist measurement + 2”), sewing needle and thread.


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Falkland Skirt $5.00 US

King James I of England was also King James VI of Scotland as a young boy, shown here with a favorite hunting bird in his velvet breeches which I’ve interpreted as a ribbed, shaped skirt. Easy to knit, very flattering and a quick project, this will become a favorite garment.


To fit Hip 28 (33, 38, 43, 48, 53, 58)”/71.5 (84, 97. 109.5, 122.5, 135, 148) cm

Finished Hip 38 (43, 48, 53, 58, 63, 68)”/97 (109.5, 122.5, 135, 148, 160.5, 173.5) cm

Total Length 26 (28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38)”/66.5 (71.5, 76.5, 81.5, 86.5 92, 97) cm

Skill Level K 2 Easy

Fiber Trendsetter, Bombay (ribbon) (120yds/109m 1.75oz/50gr)

Color: Olive 506, 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10) balls

Gauge 16 sts x 23 rows = 4”/10cm in St st using size 9US/5.5mm needle

Needles 9US/5.5mm (add’l size: 8US/6mm) 36” circular needle

Notions 25 (28, 31, 33, 36, 39, 42)”/64 (71, 78, 85, 92, 99, 106) cm 1” elastic


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Red Carpet Convertible $7.00 US

Red Carpet Convertible




Designed for actress Ami Brabson, an avid knitter, to wear on the Emmy Award Ceremony red carpet in 2006, this versatile garment can be worked up as an evening gown, short corset top, or any length in between!


Size To fit Bust: 32 (38, 44, 50, 56, 62) ” / 82 (97.5, 113, 128, 143.5, 159) cm

Fin Bust 33 (40, 47, 51-3/4, 58-3/4, 63.5) ” / 84.5 (102.5, 120.5, 132.5, 150.5, 163) cm

Total Length (Gown) 28-1/2 (33-1/4, 37-3/4, 43, 47-3/4, 51-1/4) ” / 73 (85.5, 97, 110, 122.5, 131.5) cm The pattern as written will give you a dress of the stated length, but you can make the dress any length you wish – try it on as you go!

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber Classic Elite Yarns – Playful Weekend,

(164yds /150m 1.75oz /50gr) per skein

Color – Burgundy, 10 (12, 14, 16, 18) balls

Note: This yarn has been discontinued, but any lightweight 1/4″ ribbon yarn which will give the same gauge would probably work as well.

Gauge 17 sts x 24 rows = 4”/10cm using needle size: 8 US/5mm (add’l size: 10 US/6mm circ needle.)

Notions Darning needle, 6 stitch markers (1 contrasting), Size H crochet hook for hem


Chiton $7.50 US

Based on the standard Greek and Roman undergarment, the chiton (tunica in Rome) this garment features a loose fit and an interesting pleated rib which always holds it’s shape.


To Fit Bust 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)”/81.5 (92, 102, 112, 122.5, 132.5)cm

Fin Bust 471/2 (51, 561/2, 611/2, 65, 701/2)”/121 (130, 144, 157, 166, 180)cm

Length 30 (33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 0) “/ 76.5 (84, 92, 99.5, 107, 115)cm

Skill Level K3 Intermediate, some crochet

Fiber Buffalo Gold Lux #12 (300yds/274m 1.4oz/40gr)

Color: Natural, 2 (3, 4, 5, 6, 7) skeins

Gauge 28 sts x 24 rows = 4”/10cm over rib pattern at rest, with no stretch, using size 6US/4mm needles.

Needles Size 6US/4mm needles.

Notions

Approx 600-1100 6/0 green tone glass beads (chiton), 250 gold tone glass beads (belt and finishing), darning needle, waste yarn, size US G-6/4mm crochet hook for joining and belt.


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Woodstock Tunic $7.50 US

Based on the battle tunic worn by the Black Prince (Edward of Woodstock) on his funeral effigy at Canterbury Cathedral. The front of the tunic features the emblems of Edward’s shield (Lion & Fleur de Lys) in alternating blocks of color.  The back of the tunic is simply ribbed to create a smoother fit. The sleeves are worked in jacquard knit/purl patterning.


To Fit Bust 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58)“/86.5 (97, 107, 117.5, 127.5, 138, 148) cm

Finished Bust 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)“/97 (107, 117.5, 127.5, 138, 148, 158) cm

Length 30 (31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36)”/76.5 (79, 81.5, 84, 86.5, 89.5, 92) cm

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber Berroco, Pure Merino Chine (92yds/84m 1.75oz/50gr) Color A, 8656 Yelloise 4 (5, 7, 8, 11, 13) skeins

Color B, 8651 Bronge 3 (5, 6, 7, 9, 12) skeins

Gauge 20 sts x 32 rows = 4”/10cm in St st using needle size

Needles 7US/4.5mm 6US/4mm & 7US/4.5mm 24” circ


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