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Purple Poncho and Skirt

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Purple poncho and skirt set

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Crocheting
Type Clothing
Sizing Girls
Style Classic, Retro / Vintage, Romantic
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What materials did you use? 3 skeins Red Heart Med. Purple yarn 1 skein Red Heart Lavender yarn 1 skein Red Heart variagated purple/blue/yellow/lavender yarn Sz. J/10 600MM crochet hook

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What are you most proud of? I'm most proud that I was able to bring a favorite from her childhood into her young teen years in one simple outfit. Add leggings and a simple girls' t-shirt and she looks very stylish.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Start the poncho first. It is simple connected chain stitches, edged with a double crochet stitch on the bottom and neckline. Add fringe and you are finished. It is crocheted in the round from the bottom up, decreasing one stitch each row. The skirt takes longer and was done in 3 parts. First the skirt portion, which is double crocheted. The waist band was done separately and is ribbed to allow her to stretch it out to get it on, then it was simple stitched onto the top of the skirt. The ruffle was chained stitched on after the first two portions were done, and finished with a double crocheted edging.

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Very nice set

04/14/2012 Flag

Thank you!

04/15/2012 Flag