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.