Patchwork Skirt and Cowl
300 (350)g of sectional coloring pink-grey Romeo & Julia yarn (100% wool; 80m/50g) – for skirt, 150g – for cowl;
100 (150)g of grey Novata yarn (52% polyacryl, 46% polyamide, 2% wool; 105m/50g);
Crochet hook 7;
Elastic lace 3 cm wide (length equals waist circumference).
Size: S (M).
Main pattern: single crochets. Start every row with 1 extra chain st increase and finish with 1 single crochet in the 1st single crochet of the previous row;
Square: make 5 chain sts with Romeo & Julia yarn and circle them in the ring with the help of 1 slip st. Continue work due to the scheme with circle rows. Start every row with initial chain sts due to the scheme and finish with 1 slip st in the last set-up chain st. Make 1st-5th rows x once, make 1 circle row with Romeo & Julia yarn and 1 circle row with Novata yarn by turn.
Note: for size M, make treble crochets instead of double crochets in the 5th circle row.
Stitches control: main pattern: 13 sts x 15,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Square: 16 x 16 cm.
Make 18 squares and sew them in 2 details of 3 x 3 motifs with overseam stitch, insert the crochet hook only in back loop in order to sts, that aren’t caught are seen from both sides of seam.
For belt, fasten the upper 63 (67) single crochets and work with the main pattern. At the same time, bind off 7 x 1 st in every 2nd row from both sides for better shape. Finish your work on the rest 49 (53) sts in 11 cm from the beginning of fastening. Make side seams, as described. Sew the elastic lace to the upper edge.
Circumference: 64 (68) cm;
Height: 32 (34) cm.
Make 8 squares, at first, sew them in a stripe of 2 x 4 squares, as it’s previously described, then, sew stripe in the ring.