Red, White and Loop-d-loop Nautical Knit Baby Skirt
ITEM # 2441937P39
Print Description
Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat Cotton-ish by Vickie Howell (55% Cotton/45% Acrylic; 282 yds): 1 ball each Royal Denim (A), Cotton Ball (B), 1 Crimson Twine (C)
  • Size US 6, 16" circular knitting needles
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle & thread
  • Two 3/4" buttons (optional)
  • 16"-20" piece of 3/4" wide elastic
  • Safety pin

DIRECTIONS:

SIZES
6 (12, 18) mos.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Approx 17" (19, 21)" Waist
6-1/2 (7-1/2, 9)" Length

GAUGE
22 sts x 28 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch

Waistband:
With A, CO 92(104, 116) sts. Join rnd, taking care not to twist.
1st-6th Rnds: Knit.
7th Rnd (turning ridge): Purl.
8th-13th Rnds: Knit.
4th Rnd: [k 9(10,11) M1] 10 times, k2(4,6) . –102 (114, 126) sts.
15th Rnd: Purl.
Skirt body:
Join B.
1st Rnd: Knit.
2nd Rnd: Purl.
Switch to A.
3rd Rnd: Knit.
4th Rnd: Purl.
Repeat 1st-4th Rnds until piece measures 7(8 1/2, 9 1/2)" from beginning edge.
Repeat 1st-2nd Rnds, 2 times more.
BO.

Finishing
Weave in ends.
Create casing by folding Waistband over at turning ridge. Use tapestry needle and yarn to seam down edge, leaving an opening for elastic. Feed elastic through opening using safety pin; overlap 2 raw edges by 1/2"; hand sew together. Seam opening closed.
With C, tapestry needle and using the chain stitch, embroider a loop-d-loop pattern around skirt bottom.

Attach buttons to waistband, sewing THROUGH the elastic to keep waistband from turning.

ABBREVIATIONS
BO = bind off
CO = cast on
est = established
k = knit
M1 = make one stitch
rep = repeat
Rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = Right Side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

DIRECTIONS:

SIZES
6 (12, 18) mos.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Approx 17" (19, 21)" Waist
6-1/2 (7-1/2, 9)" Length

GAUGE
22 sts x 28 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch

Waistband:
With A, CO 92(104, 116) sts. Join rnd, taking care not to twist.
1st-6th Rnds: Knit.
7th Rnd (turning ridge): Purl.
8th-13th Rnds: Knit.
4th Rnd: [k 9(10,11) M1] 10 times, k2(4,6) . –102 (114, 126) sts.
15th Rnd: Purl.
Skirt body:
Join B.
1st Rnd: Knit.
2nd Rnd: Purl.
Switch to A.
3rd Rnd: Knit.
4th Rnd: Purl.
Repeat 1st-4th Rnds until piece measures 7(8 1/2, 9 1/2)" from beginning edge.
Repeat 1st-2nd Rnds, 2 times more.
BO.

Finishing
Weave in ends.
Create casing by folding Waistband over at turning ridge. Use tapestry needle and yarn to seam down edge, leaving an opening for elastic. Feed elastic through opening using safety pin; overlap 2 raw edges by 1/2"; hand sew together. Seam opening closed.
With C, tapestry needle and using the chain stitch, embroider a loop-d-loop pattern around skirt bottom.

Attach buttons to waistband, sewing THROUGH the elastic to keep waistband from turning.

ABBREVIATIONS
BO = bind off
CO = cast on
est = established
k = knit
M1 = make one stitch
rep = repeat
Rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = Right Side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side