Political Science Skirt

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Yarn:approx. 400(500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000, 1100) yards of caron’s simply soft worsted weight yarn

Tools: 5.0mm crochet hook, tapestry needle, scissors

Skill Level: Easy

Stitches: (ch)chain, (hdc)half-double crochet, (sl st)slip stitch, (sc)single crochet

Sizing and Measurements:

XS(S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X)

Hip Measurement: 34(36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 54, 56)”

Length: 23.5(24, 24, 24, 24.5, 24.5, 25, 25)”

Skirt:

Ch. 65

Row 1: Sk 2ch (counts as hdc), hdc in 3rd ch. from hook, hdc in each ch. across (64 hdc).

Row 2: Turn, ch.2 (counts as hdc), hdc tblo in each hdc across (64 hdc).

Row 3-66(70, 78, 86, 94, 102, 106, 110): Repeat Row 2. Finish off.

Seam together w/sl st. tblo of last row and through the unworked opposite side of the foundation chain row. Finish off.

Weave in ends.

Waistband:

Turn your piece so the ribbing is vertical. Join w/sc anywhere on top of skirt and sc 66(70, 78, 86, 94, 102, 106, 110) evenly around.

Continue to sc in each sc around in one continuous round until waistband measures 3.75(4, 4, 4, 4.25, 4.25, 4.5, 4.5) inches.

Ch.2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each sc around, join w/sl st. in top of beg. ch.2. Finish off. Weave in ends.

Drawstring:

Ch. 130(140, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200) and finish off. Weave ends into ch. Weave the chain evenly through the round of hdc stitches at top of skirt bringing ends to meet and be tied in the front.

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