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DJC2: Birthday Girl Skirt

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  • A tween girl party skirt to crochet, in Girl sizes 6-16, Junior sizes 0-5.
  • Two yarn weight options: sport (CYC #2) and DK (CYC #3).
  • Length of skirt is adjustable, from 11” to 15”. Includes charts for some finished lengths per size and gauge.

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$8.00

Description

Given that a girl’s mood can shift in a heartbeat and that kids grow like weeds, with this skirt it’s easy to keep up with the inevitable changes. You never have to worry that she will outgrow the skirt before you’ve even finished crocheting it. The Birthday Girl is quick enough to make and uses a small enough amount of yarn that you can crank out skirts in colors to suit all her personalities.

The design offers an easy-fitting style, with a stretchy adjustable waist and simple alterations for length, so she never has to be without her favorite outfit no matter how many inches she shoots up this year.

Most likely your girl will want to style it casually, as a pretty layer over leggings, skinny jeans, perhaps over soft yoga or sweatpants, teamed with a t-shirt or tunic (usually with sparkly stuff on it!). For a more dressy style, for a party, dance or special occasion, the lace is very open and will be better with a slip, lining or other layer underneath for wearing over tights or bare legs.

Finished Sizes

Girl S (M, L, XL, XXL); to fit Girl Sizes 6 (7/8, 10/12, 14/16, 14+/16+)
Junior XS (S, M); to fit Junior Sizes 0 (1/3, 5/7)
Drawstring waistband is adjustable, with plenty of stretch to pull on.
Length of skirt is adjustable, and ranges from 11” to 15”. Charts are provided for suggested approximate finished lengths for each size and gauge.

Yarn

Recommended yarns, besides our own Lotus yarn of course (see it above in the Lustrous Tan color), include mercerized cotton, blends with hemp, linen, rayon, bamboo and acrylic for warm seasons. For cooler weather, good choices would be firm blends with superwash wool, nylon, silk or acrylic, such as medium weight sock yarn.

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