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Free Knitting Pattern: Buttery Soft Bolero

Lion Brandฎ TiffanyTM
Pattern #: 50687
Stitch this luscious little luxury wrap in Tiffany, our angora-look yarn and you'll feel like a million bucks!
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
Finished Chest 36 inches [91.5 cm]
Length
15ฝ inches [39.5 cm]

PUBLISHED IN:  Lion Brand Yarn Catalog - 2006 W
CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
TiffanyTM

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 260-098: Tiffany Yarn: Cream
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Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions

Color (B)
TiffanyTM

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TiffanyTM
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Buttery Soft Bolero

Lion Brand TiffanyTM

GAUGE:

12 sts + 16 rows = 4" [10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with 1 strand each of A and B held tog.

BACK
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 66 sts. Work in St st until piece measures 3" [7.5 cm] from beg; end with a WS row.
Next Row
K 4, (k2tog, k 9) 5 times, k2tog, k 5 – 60 sts. Work even in St st until piece measures 6" [15 cm] from beg; end with a WS row.
Next Row
K 4, (k2tog, k 8) 5 times, k2tog, k 4 – 54 sts. Work even in St st until piece measures 8" [20.5 cm] from beg; end with a WS row.

Shape Armhole
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows – 48 sts. Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows – 44 sts. Dec 1 st at each end of next RS row 2 times – 40 sts. Work even until piece measures 15 1⁄2" [39.5 cm] from beg. Bind off.

LEFT FRONT
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 33 sts. Work in St st until piece measures 3" [7.5 cm] from beg; end with a WS row.
Next Row
K 4, (k2tog, k 9) 2 times, k2tog, k 5 – 30 sts. Work even in St st until piece measures 6" [15 cm] from beg; end with a WS row.
Next Row
K 4, (k2tog, k 8) 2 times, k2tog, k 4 – 27 sts.

Shape Neck
Dec Row (WS)
P 2, p2tog, purl to end – 26 sts. Repeat Dec Row every 3rd row 9 more times, and AT SAME TIME, when piece measures 8" [20.5 cm] from beg, shape armhole.

Shape Armhole
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next RS row. Bind off 2 sts at beg of next RS row. Dec 1 st at beg next RS row 2 times – 10 sts. Work even until piece measures 15 1⁄2" [39.5 cm] from beg. Bind off.

RIGHT FRONT
Work as for Left Front, reversing shaping.

SLEEVES
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 34 sts. Work in St st until piece measures 1" [2.5 cm]; end with a WS row.

Shape Cap
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows – 28 sts. Bind off 2 sts at beg of next
2 rows – 24 sts. Dec 1 st at each end of next row, then every 6th row 3 times – 16 sts. Bind off remaining sts.

FRONT TIES (optional; make two)
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 3 sts. K each row until piece measures 16". Bind off and attach to front corner at neckline.

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams. Sew in Sleeves. Sew side and Sleeve seams. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together p = purl
RS = right side sk = skip
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together WS = wrong side


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