Boho Flouncy Skirt
This boho skirt is great as a summer skirt or bathing suit cover
and over leggings for cooler weather!
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This Boho Flouncy Skirt is the perfect companion to my Boho Babydoll Tank Top. The skirt is a versatile piece in any young lady’s wardrobe. With a drawstring top it is easy to wear as a skirt or even a poncho! Throw it on with a tank for a cool summer outfit, or over a bathing suit for a cute cover up. And, when the weather cools off a bit, wear it over leggings for funky flair!
I designed this skirt in Debbie Bliss Ecobaby yarn. I really loved working with this yarn. It feels good on the hand and has nice drape, sheen and stitch definition. I had this yarn in both mauve and teal in my stash but my lovely model has tired of pinks and decided to go with the blues — I think she made a great choice. This color reminds me of cool ocean breezes and fun in the sun!
The pattern includes instructions for typical 2 to 12 year old sizing but it isn’t difficult to size it to your needs.
Instructions written for smallest size, changes are in ( )
- Size 2 – 4: Fits 20” to 22” waist; 10” long
- Size 6 – 8: Fits 23” to 25” waist; 12” long
- Size 10 -12: Fits 26” to 28” waist; 15” long
Sizing on this skirt is very forgiving due to the drawstring closure and will fit a wider range of waist sizes than noted above.
- Debbie Bliss Ecobaby or any similar sport weight yarn in two colors 225, (275, 350) of each color or 450, (550, 700) yards total
- Hook US G/4.00 mm
Gauge: 20 dc x 11 rows = 4”
Abbreviations (US Terms):
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
FP = Front Post
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble
- Pattern written in US terms.
- Weave ends as you work.
- Stitch count is at end of round in ( ).
- Join rounds with sl st to first st.
- Ch1 at beginning of round does not count as st, chs within rounds DO count as st.
- Skirt Band:Round 1: With Color 1, ch 120, (150, 170), join with sl st to first ch, ch1 sc in each ch to end, join. (120, 150, 170)Round 2: Ch4 (counts as dc + ch1), skip 1, [dc in next st, ch1, skip 1], repeat between [ ] to end, join. (120, 150, 170)Round 3: Ch1, [FPtr around dc, dc next 9 sts], repeat between [ ] to end, join. (120, 150, 170)Round 4: Ch1, [FPtr around FPtr, dc next 9 sts], repeat between [ ] to end, join. (120, 150, 170)Repeat Round 4: 5 (7, 10) times.
Round 1: Join Color 2, ch1, *[sc, dc] in next st, skip 1] *, repeat between * to end, join. (120, 150, 170)
Round 2: For this round, work in sc of previous round and skip dc. Ch1, turn, *[sc, dc, sc, dc] in next sc, [sc, dc] in next sc] *, repeat between * to end, join. (180, 226, 256)
Round 3: Ch1, turn, [sc, dc] in each sc to end, join. (180, 226, 256)
Repeat Round 3: 2, (4, 7) times.
Round 1: Join Color 1, Ch1, turn, [sc, dc] in each sc to end, join. (180, 226, 256)
Repeat Round 1: 7, (9, 12) times.
Round 1: Join Color 2, Ch1, turn, [sc, dc] in each sc to end, join. (180, 226, 256)
Repeat Round 1: 1, (2, 4) times
Round 1: Ch1, turn, [sc in next sc, ch2], repeat between [ ] to end, join.
Rounds 2 and 3: Turn, sl st into next ch space, ch5 (counts as hdc + 3 ch), [hdc in next ch space, ch3], repeat between [ ] to end, join.
Edge: Turn, ch1, [sc, hdc, sc] in each ch space to end, join.
Drawstring: With Color 2, ch 170, (200, 230), turn and sl st in each ch to end. Fasten off. Weave through Round 2 of Skirt Band.
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