There was a time when I never would have even considered knitting a skirt. Why highlight the area that I take great pains to hide? (Yeah, not so keen on my hips/thighs region…) However, the fashion mags say to stick with A-line skirts – they are flattering on all figures. Can they be trusted? There are some very cute skirts out there right now…
Two of the skirts that have me rethinking my previous stance:
- Fjara from Lopi #25
- Justina from Norah Gaughan volume 1
…and both of these skirts would work nicely with my stashbusting efforts too – I have some lovely iris-colored Lopi yarn [bottom of the pile] for Fjara. Several of my Flickr friends commented that they liked the gradation of the yarns – and while that is an attractive bit to me too, I don’t think I have the stash to support it. So, it may be solid, or with a single black stripe? Still deciding. Justina would knit up nicely in a worsted wool – and I have plenty to choose from too. The first one that came to mind is the maroon wool [forgive the bad photo - it is prettier in natural light]. And how great would they look with my black tights and my black boots? I can already tell you the answer to that one: awesome.
There are some great knit skirts out there that provide great inspiration:
- *Samantha’s chevron skirt
- Jody’s Lacy Skirt with Bows
- Erin’s Shocking! skirt
- Jaana’s beautiful lace skirt
- Leslie’s Miracle Leaf Skirt
- Eunny’s Indigo Ripple Skirt
I could go on, but I think you get the point. Do all of these lovely skirts tempt you as much as they tempt me?
…of course, I have a hoodie to finish first…