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About the design A p t bolero is designed to make you feel like yourself and embrace your female figure. The shape and form are inclusive to many different body types, and you can wear the bolero exactly the way that makes you feel comfortable.
A p t bolero is adaptable, you can even put it around your neck as a scarf. It is a piece you can use throughout the year. As an extra warm layer during winter or as a breeze sweater in summer. It is appropriate for many occasions and seasons, therefor the name a p t.
A bolero has two sleeves and a “body”. The a p t bolero features a long body. So long in fact, that you can wrap it around your body with a cross either in front or on the back. When crossed in the front, it exposes your shoulders. When crossed in the back, the bolero will adopt the form of a tight-fitted top.
The knubby surface is worked from a simple repeated pattern consisting of 4 rows. The positive ease on the sleeves leaves room for movement, but yet gives a tight fit around your body.
Yarn suggestion app. 650-700 (800-850) 950-1050 g Mitu from Rauma Garn, 50 % alpaca 50% wool, 100 m / 50 g The a p t bolero is worked holding 2 strands. Please note that the yarnage is indicative, as the yarnage can easily vary. The guide will help you determine the size and yarnage best suited for you.
Size A (B) C a p t bolero is designed to fit your measurements. Follow the guide to determine the size that fits best for you.
Fit a p t bolero has a tight fit round your body. First, one sleeve is knitted from cuff to 5 cm [2 in] below your armpit, hereafter the sleeve is divided and the flat middle piece, forming the body, is knitted. After finishing the body the yarn is again joined to form the second sleeve.
Recommended needles Circular 4 mm [US 6] 80-120 cm [31½-47¼ in] Circular 3 mm [US 2.5] 40 cm [15¾ in] / 80-120 cm [31½-47¼ in] (magic loop)
Gauge Stockinette stitch 24 m x 30 p = 10 x 10 cm i [4 x 4 in], on 4.00 mm [US 6] needles
Videos In the pattern you will find links to videos (In Danish).
Always remember to follow the number of stitches indicated for the size you knit, regardless of the number of stitches shown in the video.
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