Knitted Skirt Design Class with Carol Lansinger

October 27, 2008 at 10:27 pm 1 comment

My pal knit1frog2 and I took Carol’s great skirt class yesterday at
So Much Yarn

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Carol Lansinger and her hand knit skirts

I have wanted to knit a skirt for quite a while, then I heard about this skirt class with words like:
“you should take this class before you knit a skirt”,
“now I *know* how to knit a skirt”,
“I love my skirt”.
See janetcharb’s skirts on Ravelry here and here, she brought them to a Seattle Knitters Guild meeting. They were gorgeous. I was smitten. She recommended Carol Lansinger’s class…

It’s a great class.
Carol talked about style. Style in fashion, personal style, designing and knitting style for yourself or others.
She talked about skirts. Knitting skirts, designing skirts, shaping skirts, FITTING skirts.
Knitting ‘butt sprung’*-free skirts.
She had many many samples, it was EXCITING.

*Carol’s term for that unflattering pouf you get in the back of your skirt after sitting.

Now I want to knit several skirts:
(CLICK on PICS to enlarge –
in the new window, you might have to click the ‘expand’ button)

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Carol Lansinger’s Rowan Denim Pleated hem Skirt

skirts 052crdetail of above skirt

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Carol Lansinger’s Lace-edge A-line Skirt
in Euroflax Linen Worsted yarn

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Sally Melville’s Nancy’s Skirt (the knitting experience, BOOK 3, COLOR)
in Manos del Uruguay yarn
(lengthened to 22” is very wearable by many)

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knit1frog2 being shy
(behind Ruth Sørensen’s Claudia Evilla Skirt
in Kauni yarn)

I think I’ll start here:

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Classic Elite Yarns Summer Book 2 Lace Border Skirt
Butterfly Super 10 Cotton in color 3829

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  • 1. tania  |  November 1, 2008 at 8:16 am

    yay! a post! You took some awesome pictures…thanks for sharing them! When will you start your skirt? For some reason I can’t stop saying “butt sprung.” Looking forward to some future posts about your skirt(s) — note plural…

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