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MIC DROP MAXI & CROP TOP IN SIRDAR STORIES DK

Festival Collection

Chevron stripes meets festival mermaid. For this two-piece maxi skirt and cropped top pattern, you’ll knit chevron stitch to construct the scalloped hem and...

Chevron stripes meets festival mermaid. For this two-piece maxi skirt and cropped top pattern, you’ll knit chevron stitch to construct the scalloped hem and then reverse stocking stitch to continue the chevron pattern throughout the garment. This design also involves knitting garter stitch and icord ties for the top, so a great advanced knit to challenge yourself with.

Knitting Level: Intermediate

You will also need: 1 Pair of 4mm (UK8 – USA6) Knitting Needles, 1 Pair of 3¼mm (UK10 – USA3) Knitting Needles, 2 3¼mm (UK10 - USA3) double pointed needles and Stitch Holders. 3cm, (1¼in) Elastic (to required length) for Waistband.

Design no: 10542

Size Guide

Yarn Facts

About This Yarn

Sirdar Stories is a cotton-rich blend of forty Insta-friendly shades, perfect for recreating catwalk crochet looks and celebrity knitting trends. The blend of natural cotton and acrylic is perfect for creating lighter garments that keep their shape.

What's it like to work with?

A cool, soft blend of cotton and acrylic, Sirdar Stories is a lightweight yarn that’s easy to work with and gives great stitch definition to colour-work and textured patterns.

What is it best for?

We created Sirdar Stories especially for fashionable womenswear and the 50g balls are perfect for colourful makes from granny squares to stripy knits.

  • Composition

    60% Cotton 40% Acrylic

  • Tension

    22 sts x 28 rows to 10cm / 4 inches

  • Ball Weight

    50g

  • Yarn Weight

    Double Knitting

  • Yarn Length

    140 metres (153 yards)

  • Knitting Needle Size

    4 mm (USA 6)

  • Crochet Hook Size

    4 mm (USA F/5)

  • Washing Instructions

    40 Machine Wash / Wool Cycle