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Four Seasons Bolero
Pattern Number: 60335A
Rating: ***
2.2 (based on 16 reviews)
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Four Seasons Bolero Reviewed by Deborah Vreis on 2015-06-11 **
I am so disappointed. I really like the look of this bolero, but the pattern is impossible to understand. It makes no sense. I have been crocheting for over 50 yrs and have never had such trouble. I'm going to try to fix it as I have some experience designing patterns.

Four Seasons Bolero Reviewed by Sarah on 2015-02-22 **
The pattern was difficult to follow, hence the rating. I actually like the style of it.

Four Seasons Bolero Reviewed by galit k on 2015-02-15 *
it looks gr8.
The picture is beautiful, but I found the pattern difficult to follow, and very frustrating! iput it aside/

I wish Lion Brand would publish a more detailed pattern, with something closer to step-by-step, row-by-row instructions to make this pattern more accessable and easier to use!

Four Seasons Bolero Reviewed by malane on 2013-11-24 ***
The directions are hard to understand. Love the look of this, but it is not turning out like it should. For the look I give it a 5 star, but have to give it a 3-4 for confusing directions.

Four Seasons Bolero Reviewed by Becky Delgado on 2012-09-16 *
I was so excited to make this pattern but found like most of the other reviewers that the pattern is very difficult to follow. I too am an experienced crocheter and just could not figure out how to make this work. After many wasted hours of work I finally gave up and unraveled the entire thing. I love the Lion Brand yarns and patterns but shame on you LB for this pattern. It is awful!

Four Seasons Bolero Reviewed by Caitlin Contreras on 2010-09-20 **
Two Stars for what the garment COULD look like.

Negative stars because, even as an experienced crocheter, I have NEVER been able to complete this bolero according to the instructions as written.

I have made close approximations, but wish they would re-write this pattern as it really is beautiful, and the Trellis yarn was SO lovely.

Booooooooooooo, LB, for a hard pattern and discontinuing such a beautiful and unique yarn!

Four Seasons Bolero Reviewed by Hilda on 2010-09-03 *
Tried twice but gave up. Needs better instructions.

Four Seasons Bolero Reviewed by Laura Ruck on 2010-06-16 **
I am in the process of trying to make this bolero and am finding it very frustrating. I agree that row by row intructions would make things a lot easier. They are very confusing. I love the look of it. I bought Wool Ease Chunky as they don't make Trelis any longer. It seems to be working to gauge so far with N hook. I hope I can stick it out and complete successfully!

Four Seasons Bolero Reviewed by Jen Beizaie on 2010-03-03 **
I really like the look of this bolero, it's what I was looking for. However, I had a hard time with this pattern. I followed the instructions, but it was working up to be twice the size as the pattern said it should be. I thought it was just me, but after reading all the comments I realized I was not alone. I ended up unraveling the yarn. I may try the pattern again later, but use a different yarn and/or size hook.

Four Seasons Bolero Reviewed by Ruth Foster on 2009-01-26 *
Thanks for the comments, I thought it was me, I was about to give up on it.I will change hook size,and try again.I realize the count is off, I thought it was me.
I have ripped it out so many times and put it away for a while,then pick it up again.One more time.
Brooklyn, Ruth

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