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Tweed Skirt

Extract from Geek Chic Crochet • By Nicki Trench • Published by CICO Books

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Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Difficulty
• • • • •
Time
5h00

Geek Chic Crochet
A great little skirt made using a smart and effective tweed stitch in three vivid colours.

Special abbreviations
fptr (front post treble) tr worked around stalk of st from previous round from front of work
bptr (back post treble) tr worked around stalk of st from previous round from back of work

Tension
22 sts x 21 rows over 10cm (4in) square working tweed st using 4mm
(US size G/6) hook.

Abbreviations
beg begin
ch chain
cont continue
dc double crochet
foll follows
htr half treble
inc increase/increasing

rep repeat/repeating
RS right side
sp space
st(s) stitch(es)
tr treble
WS wrong side
yrh yarn round hook

Size
To fit sizes:
8 10 12 14

Finished measurements
Hips/Waist
cm 71 76 80 85
in 28 30 311⁄2 331⁄2
Length
cm 41 41 41 41
in 16 16 16 16

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  • Step 1

    Skirt Front & Back
    (make 2 the same)
    Using A make 55:61:65:71ch.
    Row 1 (RS): Miss 2 ch, 1htr in each ch to end.
    (54:60:64:70 sts)
    Row 2: 2ch, miss first st, *fptr around stalk of next st,
    1bptr around stalk of next st; rep from * to last st, 1htr in
    top of 2-ch.
    Row 3: 2ch, miss first st, *1bptr around stalk of next st,
    1fptr around stalk of next st; rep from * to last st, 1htr in
    top of 2-ch.
    Inc row: 1ch, miss first st, working in dc inc 24 sts evenly across. (78:84:88:94 sts)
    Beg working tweed st as foll:
    Row 5: 1ch, 1dc in first st, *1ch, miss 1 st, 1dc in next st;
    rep from * to last dc, 1dc in last dc.
    Do not fasten off, attach B.
    Row 6: Using B, 1ch, 1dc in first st, *1ch, miss 1 st, 1dc in next ch sp; rep from * to last dc, 1dc in last dc.
    Do not fasten off, attach C.
    Row 7: Using C, rep Row 6.
    Cont to change colour in this sequence, rep Row 6 to form tweed st until work measures 41cm (16in).
    Fasten off.

  • How to make a skirt. Tweed Skirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    Finishing
    With WS together, sew up side seams, turn RS out.
    Block and press.

    Tip
    The skirt is designed to sit on the hips, rather than at the waist.

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Ravens Trove
Ravens Trove · Wenatchee, Washington, US · 35 projects
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