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Tunisian Flirt Skirt

Welcome to your new favorite skirt pattern. Working vertically with short rows, this skirt made in the Tunisian simple stitch, has a lot of character. The short rows allow for subtle shaping through the hips and add a nice flare in the hem. It works up much faster than it seems and adds a great versatility to any wardrobe.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished Waist Size 27 (31, 34, 38, 41)” to fit waist 26 (29, 33, 37, 40)”

Finished Hip Size 39 (43, 46, 50, 53)”

Shown in Waist size 27”

Gauge: 14 sts and 14 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Tss after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Light Weight Yarn Queensland Collection Savanna (66% Silk, 34% Linen; 250 yards [230 meters]/100 grams): #13 Avocado, 5 (6, 7, 8, 9) balls.

Hook: US size J/10 (6.0 mm) cabled Tunisian hook and US size H/8 (5.0mm) crochet hook

Notions: Tapestry needle; one 1 1/8” button

Abbreviations

Return Pass (RP): Ch 1, *YO, pull through 2 loops; rep from * until only 1 loop remains on hook.

Tunisian Simple Stitch (tss): Insert hook vertically from right to left under vertical bar, YO, pull up a loop.

Pattern Notes

Each row is worked as a forward pass and a return pass.

Skirt is worked vertically, with short rows.

Pattern

Skirt

With Tunisian hook, ch 77 (77, 77, 84, 84).
Row 1: Insert hook in 2nd ch from hook, YO, pull up a loop, *insert hook in next ch, YO, pull up a loop; rep from * across. RP – 77 (77, 77, 84, 84) tss.
Rows 2-16 (18, 20, 22, 24): Tss in each st across row. RP.

Rows 17 (19, 21, 23, 25)-22 (24, 26, 28, 30): Tss in each st across until 4 sts rem, leaving rem sts unworked. RP – 49 (49, 49, 56, 56) tss.

Rows 23 (25, 27, 29, 31)-46 (48, 50, 56, 58): Tss in each st across until 2 sts rem, leaving rem sts unworked. RP – 3 (3, 3, 2, 2) tss.

Row 47 (49, 51, 57, 59): Tss in each st across and in each unworked sts in 31 rows below. RP – 77 (77, 77, 84, 84) tss.

Rows 48 (50, 52, 58, 60)-276 (288, 300, 330, 340): Rep Rows 2-47(49, 51, 57, 59) 5 times, ending with Row 46 (48, 50, 56, 58).

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for seaming.

Seam Row 276 (288, 300, 330, 340) to Row 1 by working under the vertical bars of each matching stitch to reflect the same appearance as stitch.

Waist

Row 1: Sl st to corner RP edge of fabric, ch 8, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch and in the end of each Skirt row, ch 1, turn – 103 (115, 127, 139, 151) sc.

With crochet hook.
Row 2: Sc in each st across row, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc in first 2 sts, ch 3, sk 3, sc in each st across row, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Rep Row 2.

Row 5: Sc in each st across row.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in ends, sew button to waist as best fit for button hole. Block if desired.yarn ball

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