The last flashback post was about a skirt that I knitted for Emma a good ten years ago. Let’s continue with that theme by looking at another skirt, also for Emma.
This was featured in the post “How to end your knitting year with a bang!“, published in January 2016. I had a lot of fun knitting this skirt, which incorporates a breezy, flirty ruffle, an even flirtier corseting feature which ties up through the back with a ribbon, and great shaping details. In this post, I talked about making this with a more affordable yarn, and also how I got a bit of lift into the ruffle. Looking at this post now, I am surprised at how green everything looked in the middle of January! I’m not surprised at how good the skirt looks, as it’s a great pattern and Emma is a great model.
I hope that you are all well and managing to keep it together. Stay safe!
Looks amazing. And you’re right, it is rather green for January.
Well, green is how England looked when I first arrived to live there in a January – and I was coming from Saskatchewan – couldn’t believe it. Thanks so much for the story of this skirt. You made an especially good call on the KSH for the ruffle.
Very cute skirt!
That skirt is so stylish!!