Little Girls Frills Skirt

Little Girls Frills Skirt
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Wouldn't your little girl look lovely in a frilly knit skirt - perfect for twirling in?! This little girls frills skirt is whimsical and fun, and will look adorable on your toddler this Spring and Summer. Pair it with flip-flops or sandals to finish off your little fashionista's pretty outfit. Or, pair it with thick tights and cute boots for Fall and Winter too.

I love the bright pink color with white ruffle Melanie chose to create this perfect puffy skirt. The little girl in the picture is wearing a cheery blue top that really shows off the bright colors. Use our free pattern to knit this little frills skirt in just about any color combination, and I promise you'll love the results!

Skill level: advanced beginner

Finished size: 2T

Materials:  175 yards worsted weight yarn,

1 skein of ruffling scarf yarn * the sample was knit using Caron simply soft party in color fuchsia sparkle and yarn bee Chrysalis  in Psyche 118 ( white)

16 inch size 8 circular needle

Yarn needle

Stitch markers

Optional- ¼ inch elastic

Gauge: 4 Sts to the inch using worsted weight yarn

Stitches used:

K = knit

P= purl

Yo = yarn over

K2tog= knit 2 sts together

 

Skirt:

Cast on 96, join into round being careful not to twist, place marker.

Rounds 1-4: K in each sty around, slip the marker as you come to it.

Round 5: K2tog, Yo, around, slip marker when you come to it.

Round 6 &7: K in each st around.

Round 8: K 44, yo, K2tog, Yo, K2tog, K in each st to the end of the round.

Rounds 9- 36 : K in each stitch slipping marker as you come to it. At the end of round 36, break yarn and turn skirt inside out.

Ruffle:

Round 1: Pick up ruffle yarn and K in each stitch around slipping marker when you come to it.

Round 2 - : using ruffle yarn k in each stitch around, slipping marker as you come to it.

Cast off loosely.

Finishing it all up:

Waist band- fold over top of skirt and sew round 1 to purl stitches on round 9. Be careful to sew the seam loosely.

Tie waist band- make a 3 stitch I cord 30 inches long and weave in waist band at eyelets on round 8.

If you would rather not have a tie than weave a piece of ¼ inch elastic and secure ends.

Block lightly.

 

About The Author

Melanie has more than 25 years experience as a Hands-on fiber artist and fiber arts teacher specializing in crochet, knitting, spinning, weaving and tatting. She has taught classes through various yarn stores, Community Education Programs, fiber fairs; as well as in 4-H programs around Idaho. She has been designing her own unique projects and patterns for numerous year and she has spent several years as a pattern tester for many yarn and design companies. You can usually find her working on something or planning her next project.