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Patterns for Pirates has many lovers in the indie sewing world, but it’s not a designer I’ve used very often. I do have several of their patterns, so maybe I’ll have to work my way through reviewing them. Even though I haven’t used their top or dress patterns, I am a fan of their Pirate Pencil Skirt (affiliate link), which is free to members of the Facebook group. I love me a good knit pencil skirt — they are easy to wear in almost any situation and take virtually no time to sew! I’ve tried several different patterns before, and while the others I’ve tried are just fine, this one is my favorite. And that’s largely because of the shape. The Pirate Pencil Skirt (affiliate link), unlike some others I’ve tried, is fitted all the way down and hugs curves very nicely. If you don’t want a fitted, curve-hugging, pencil skirt, this isn’t the pattern for you, but if you like that, you should definitely check it out. This black skirt went together in about 30 minutes with no hiccups. And that included rethreading my serger! No complaints here! Pattern: Pirate Pencil Skirt (affiliate link) by Patterns for Pirates Price: Free to members of the designer’s Facebook group Size: S Difficulty: Beginner Techniques Required: Sewing with knits, hemming knits, attaching a band Options/Features: 3 lengths 2 rise options Supplies Needed: Midweight to heavyweight knit fabric Matching thread Similar Patterns: Love Notions Sybil Skirt (affiliate link), Megan Nielsen Axel Skirt, Seamwork Margo Fabric: Heavyweight ponte from SR Harris Fit: Really good. This is probably my favorite knit pencil skirt — the shape is really good on me. Modifications: I think this one is shortened just a bit because I had limited fabric. Pattern format: PDF. This file is small and very manageable. Pros: Very easy construction. Versatile shape and style. Shape of the skirt is great for …