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Sea Anemone Skirt

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sea Anemone Skirt
Sea Anemone Skirt
Sea Anemone Skirt
Sea Anemone Skirt
Sea Anemone Skirt

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cables following a chart or written instructions

Pattern Description:

The skirt is worked entirely in the round from top down.
It begins with a provisional cast on, which is used to allow for a knitted on waistband. The skirt features some interesting cables, afterthought pocket and a twirly valance.

This skirt is a must have for any little dancer!

Since children significantly vary in height, the skirt length is easily customizable.

Written and charted instructions for four different cable sets are included.
Cable Use recommendation:
Cable 1: sizes 1-3T and up
Cable 2: sizes 6-8 and up
Cable 3: sizes 9m to 4-5
Cable 4: sizes 4-5 and up


22 sts and 29 rows in 4 inches in stockinette stitch on 4 mm/US #6 needles or size to obtain gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6m-14 years; 18"-27" waist


  • 230-850 yds of DK yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 mm/US #6 circular needles (40, 60 or 80 cm) or size to obtain gauge
  • 3.5 mm/US #4 circular needles (60 cm);
  • 3 mm crochet hook for provisional cast on (optional);
  • 1 stitch marker in Color A to indicate the beginning of the round;
  • 1 stitch marker in color B to indicate the short rows placement (optional);
  • 2 stitch markers in color C to indicate the cable placement (optional);
  • 11/2-2 cm/1/2-3/4 inch wide elastic band (actual length required = actual waist measurement - 2 inches);
  • Safety pin;
  • Cable needle;
  • Darning needle and sewing needle;
  • Matching sewing thread;
  • 2 buttons (11/2 cm/1/2 inch wide).

Suggested yarn:

230 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Colour Adventures

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