You will need:
An unwanted snood.
A nice zip that you're happy to have exposed at the back.
A pair of scissors.
A needle and two rolls of thread, one contrasting colour, one matching your zip.
A sewing machine.
If you have access to an overlocker, this makes any sewing job ten times easier.
Step 1: Step 1: Acquire a Snood.
Step 2: Step 2: Take It In.
Turn the skirt the right way out again and make sure not to try it on until the zip is in as this could stretch it out of place.
Step 3: Step 3: Attach the Zip.
First, pin the zip into place. Then tack it using a contrasting thread. To tack, thread your needle and sew large stitches around the zip where the needles are holding it in place. This doesn't need to be neat as you'll unpick these stitches later anyway.
Next, remove the pins and thread your sewing machine with thread in a matching colour to that of your zip. Then sew the zip into place using a normal straight stitch. I chose to use a normal sewing machine foot rather than a zipper foot because, since it's an exposed zip, there's no need to stitch so close to the actual zipper.
Finally unpick the contrasting thread.
Step 4: Step 4: Cut the Fabric!
If the fabric at the top of the stitch is loose then fold it over and hand stitch it into place.
And there you have your new knitted skirt. Gorgeous!
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