Wrap skirts?

Is anyone familiar with this company, Darn Good Yarn

I'm waiting for answers to a couple questions, but I'm hoping I can get one of their sari silk wrap skirts and that it will be a good piece for me. 

I don't love wrap garments in general, but maybe this would work as I continue to lose weight, since it's adjustable? 

Another question. Is it still a good option even if I can't get an ankle length (34-inch) one (the other option is "just below knee"/24-inch? 

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  • replied 8 years ago

    Wow, is that ever a nice skirt.
    I think longer is better but I can't see "just below the knee" as not working.
    Perhaps you could hem it to the knee if it's too long?

  • Word Lily replied 8 years ago

    I ordered a 24" one, and will probably order a long one when they come back in stock, assuming I like the shorter one OK.

  • Maneera replied 8 years ago

    That skirt would work best full length. Jus read you order the knee length one...let's see how that works!

  • Word Lily replied 8 years ago

    Maneera, I agree, it's better full length. But I got impatient. :) 

  • replied 8 years ago

    Well I'm excited to see it on you!
    It's so up my alley.

  • approprio replied 8 years ago

    Curious to see this too. I love sari silk. If it was me, I'd probably go with the longer one so that I could do all the fun wraps and still cover my knees. But if you're wearing it mainly as a skirt, then knee length should be just dandy.

  • amiable replied 8 years ago

    I think either would be gorgeous.  What a fun skirt!  I want one too - and hmmm... I have some sari silk sitting around somewhere (packed in a box to move)

  • amiable replied 8 years ago

    Would this fill the casual skirt hole?  I think it would be so delicious to wear, but too precious for my household as a casual skirt.  (And glad your boy enjoyed the railroad show!)

  • Word Lily replied 8 years ago

    I think/hope I'd get a lot of wear out of it, yes! I envision it for casual wear with a v-neck jersey tee and birks. The skirts don't seem to have beads or other embellishments, and the care instructions aren't any more demanding than all of my handknit wool things. 

  • rachylou replied 8 years ago

    I would be tempted to wear this skirt on the long side. It's a nifty skirt. And a brilliant idea for when one's weight is changing.

  • Beth Ann replied 8 years ago

    We are in a great "boho moment" fashion wise -- and this skirt has that boho/international flair.  Hope it works!

  • Beth Ann replied 8 years ago

    P.S.  Many of the knit skirts -- especially the tube/pencil variety, are easy to take in as you get smaller.   They might also work for you. Skirts with  structured (non-elastic) waistbands, zippers and buttons make alternation more difficult and expensive. 

  • Jenn replied 8 years ago

    I like it, especially if you have a boho element to your style. You should try it with the new cowboy boots!

  • Word Lily replied 8 years ago

    I love boho, as long as it doesn't get in the way too much. (Practical Boho? Does such a thing exist?)

    Ooh, I hadn't thought of it with the boots. Good idea! (After I return these and find some that fit ... )

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