Salsa Party Skirt

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Salsa Party Skirt

designed by Kim Guzman
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A fun chevron pattern and cheerful bright shades make this skirt a party-perfect piece for girls.

4-8
27" [68.5 cm]
11.5" [29 cm]
10-14
31.5" [80 cm]
16" [40.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $30.44

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 4-8
  • 10-14
Finished Waist
27" [68.5 cm]
Finished Length
11.5" [29 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Simply Soft Party | Spring Sparkle, 0002Edit Color
$8.58

Contrast B

Simply Soft Party | Fuchsia Sparkle, 0002Edit Color
$8.58

Contrast C

Simply Soft Party | Purple Sparkle, 0006Edit Color
$8.58

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20

Bent Tip Steel Yarn Needles

Sizes 13 & 16 2/Pkg
$2.50
The materials for this project cost $30.44

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

tr = treble crochet

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Waist
4-8 27" [68.5 cm]
10-14 31.5" [80 cm]
Finished Length
4-8 11.5" [29 cm]
10-14 16" [40.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Skirt
Simply Soft Party (85 g/3. oz;150 m/164 yds)
Sizes4-810-14 
Contrast A
Spring Sparkle (0002)
23
Contrast B
Fuchsia Sparkle (0002)
23
Contrast C
Purple Sparkle (0006)
24
Note: Waist is adjustable with drawstring

GAUGE

In pattern, 13 sts = 4"/10cm; Rounds 1–4 = 1 1/2"/4cm high; Rounds 1–8 = 4"/10cm high.

Note: The fabric grows in length as skirt is worked. Measurements are approximate.

INSTRUCTIONS

SPECIAL STITCH

BPsc: Back-post single crochet—Insert hook from back to front and then to back again around post of stitch, yarn over and draw up loop, yarn over and draw through both loops on hook.

 

NOTES

1. Skirt is worked in joined rounds, beginning at waist and working down to hem. Join with slip stitch at the end of each round.

2. To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete stitch. Proceed with new color.

 

SKIRT

With A, ch 90 (105); taking care not to twist ch, join with sl st in first ch to form a large ring.

Round 1 (drawstring round): Ch 1, sc in first 1 (2) ch, ch 1, sk next ch, *sc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch; repeat from * around; join with sl st in first sc—90 (105) sts (consisting of 45 (53) sc and 45 (52) ch-1 sps).

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc and ch-1 sp around; join with sl st in first sc—90 (105) sc.

Rounds 3 and 4: Ch 1, working in back loops only, sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc.

Begin Chevron Pattern

Round 5: Ch 3 (counts as first tr here and throughout) 3 tr in same sc as join, tr in next sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 6 times, *4 tr in next 2 sc, tr in next sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 6 times; repeat from * around to last sc, 4 tr in last sc; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—90 (105) sts (arranged in 6 (7) chevrons).

Round 6: Ch 1, BPsc around each tr around; join with sl st in first sc.

Round 7: Ch 3, 4 tr in same sc as join, tr in next sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 6 times, *5 tr in next 2 sc, tr in next sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 6 times; repeat from * around to last sc, 5 tr in last sc, change to B in last tr made; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—102 (119) sts. Fasten off A.

Round 8: With B, repeat Round 6.

Round 9: Ch 3, 4 tr in same sc as join, 2 tr in next sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 6 times, sk next sc, 2 tr in next sc, *5 tr in next 2 sc, 2 tr in next sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 6 times, sk next sc, 2 tr in next sc; repeat from * around to last sc, 5 tr in last sc; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—120 (140) sts.

Round 10: Repeat Round 6.

Round 11: Ch 3, 4 tr in same sc as join, tr in next 2 sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 7 times, sk next sc, 2 tr in next sc, *5 tr in next 2 sc, tr in next 2 sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 7 times, sk next sc, 2 tr in next sc; repeat from * around to last sc, 5 tr in last sc; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—126 (147) sts.

Round 12: Repeat Round 6.

Size 4-8 years only—Change to C in last tr of Round 13 (next round).

Round 13: Ch 3, 4 tr in same sc as join, 2 tr in next sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 9 times, *5 tr in next 2 sc, 2 tr in next sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 9 times; repeat from * around to last sc, 5 tr in last sc; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.

Round 14: With C (B), repeat Round 6.

Size 10-14 years only—Change to C in last tr of Round 15 (next round).

Round 15: With C, ch 3, 4 tr in same sc as join, tr in next sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 8 times, sk next sc, 2 tr in next sc, *5 tr in next 2 sc, tr in next sc, [sk next sc, tr in next sc] 8 times, sk next sc, 2 tr in next sc; repeat from * around to last sc, 5 tr in last sc; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.

Round 16: Repeat Round 6.

Size 4-8 years only—Rounds 17 and 18: With C, repeat Rounds 13 and 14.

Size 10-14 years only—Rounds 17-24: With C, repeat Rounds 13-16 twice.

Round 19 (25): Ch 3, sk first sc, tr in each sc around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.

Fasten off.

 

DRAWSTRING

With A, work a chain, 36 (40)"/91.5 (124.5)cm long. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Weave drawstring through ch-sps of Round 1 of skirt. Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.