By Cynthia Gravelle Lecount, Loren McIntyre
Cynthia LeCount's Andean people Knitting is a tribute to the colourful and infrequently whimsical folks knitting of Peru and Bolivia. Being an artist and photographer, in addition to a researcher and author, LeCount's fascinating images and drawings carry vigorous representation to this hugely particular, 168 web page research of superlative knitting. Andean folks Knitting is any needlecrafter's "must have"!
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Around, sl st in base of first ch-5, do not turn. Next rnd: Ch 3, *sc in ch-5 space, On next rnd, knit around and pm after 41 (43,45,47,51) sts 3 times; use a ch 5, rep from * around, ending with sl st in last ch-5 sp. different-color marker for beg of rnd. • Fold 11/4" of waistband over to inside of skirt; blindstitch in place. Insert elastic Kn it every rnd and dec 1 st after each marker every 12 rnds 7 times-136 (144, 152, 160, 176) sts. Cont without dec. • Block and steam skirt to desired measurements.
Block skirt and steam to desired measurement. Do not oversteam as it taking care not to twist sts; pm and cant will be difficult to reduce the size if in rnd, working K3, P2 ribbing. steamed too large. At 8" from bottom, switch to size 6 needle and cant in ribbing . 1 W•t • Attach waistband of ready-made halfslip to bottom inside edge of waistband. 1111111 11111 " I II I I 6" ............................................................ #5 16" 30" ..............................................................
At 7 (10, 12)" from bottom, switch to size 11 needle, dec 1 (1,0) st in next Size H-8 (5 mm) crochet hook Stitch marker GAUGE rnd-46 (56,74) sts. 5 sts over 4" in St ribbing for 2". • BO all sts in patt. st on size 13 needles FINISHING DIRECTIONS • • With size 11 needle and 2 strands of B held tog, CO 141 (171, 222) sts. Join Make a twisted cord (see page 75) approx 40 (50, 60)" long using 1 strand into rnd, taking care not to twist sts; pm each of A and B held tog. Use crochet hook to pull cord through ribbed and work first 5 rounds as follows: waistband.