Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Color Block Skirt

 
 
 
 

MATERIALS:

Size 10 thread in green
Size 10 thread in blue
Size 10 thread in yellow
Size 10 thread in pink
Size 10 thread in purple

Size 6 (1.8 mm) steel hook

One sew on snap

DIRECTIONS:

Row 1:  With purple, ch 11, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn.  (10 sts)

Rows 2-10:  Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.  At the end of row 10, change to pink in last st and fasten off purple.  (10 sts)

Row 11:  Ch 1, sc in next 9 sts, 3 sc in next st, turn corner, sc in end of each row 1-10, turn corner, 3 sc in first st of beginning ch, sc in next 9 sts, turn.  (34 sts)

Rows 12-15:  Ch 1, sc in next 10 [11,12,13] sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 12 [14,16,18] sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 10 [11,12,13] sts, turn. At the end of row 15, change to yellow in last st and fasten off pink.  (38, 42, 46, 50 sts)

Rows 16-20:  Ch 1, sc in next 14 [15,16,17,18] sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 20 [22,24,26,28] sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 14 [15,16,17,18] sts, turn.  At the end of row 20, change to blue and fasten off yellow.  (54, 58, 62, 66, 70 sts)

Rows 21-25:  Ch 1, sc in next 19 [20,21,22,23] sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 30 [32,34,36,38] sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 19 [20,21,22,230 sts, turn.  At the end of row 25, change to green and fasten off blue.


NOTE:  In the following rows you will not be turning the corner like with the previous colors.


Rows 26-35:  Ch 1, sc in next 25 sts, turn. At the end of row 35, do not fasten off green.  Holding RS tog, sc piece together forming a tube shape.  Fasten off green. 

Row 1 of waistband:  Find center back of piece, join green with sc in center back st, sc in each st and in each end of row across, turn.  (50 sts)

Rows 2-4:  Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.  (50 sts)

Row 5:  Ch 1, (sc in next 2 sts, sc dec over next 2 sts) across to last 2 sts, sc over last 2 sts, fasten off.  (37 sts)

FINISHING: 

Sew snap to back opening.  Weave in all ends.



9 comments:

Bailey said...

Cute skirt. Love the colors.

MCEA said...

Ah ha, lovely! I always look forward to your designs. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

Very interesting design. Greetings from Poland.

Anonymous said...

I love it. So cute.

Cogaroo said...

This skirt is so cute, it's perfect with the color blocking trend these days! I nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award, here are the details: http://cogaroocrafts.wordpress.com/2014/07/06/very-inspiring-blogger-award/

Have a fabulous day!
Cogaroo

Anonymous said...

You should make a top to go with this.

Anonymous said...

Thabk you for all those good dresses. My girls love all of them. They alway help me pick the next thing to do. (Sorry for my bad english)
With best wishes
Karin from Estonia

pinkpowderpuff said...

Thank you for all the kind comments :-)

Hong Tran said...

It's so useful but I really have a trouble. I wonder how u can make clothes which are form fitting with barbie waist like that.could u tell me how to make?