Gay Bolero by Susan Crawford
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Gay Bolero

November 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 60 rows = 4 inches
in ridge pattern using 3.25mm needles (unstretched)
US 3 - 3.25 mm
689 - 1378 yards (630 - 1260 m)
28-30", 32-34", 36-38", 40-42", 44-46"
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Garment fronts commence at centre front bottom edge and work progresses both across and upwards with the introduction of a mitred centre point. The back is worked from the bottom upwards. Each sleeve is worked in separate pieces.


Excelana 4 ply luxury wool (available from my shop)
3 (4, 4, 5, 6) x 50g balls Saharan Sand or Alabaster
2 (3, 3, 4, 5) x 50g balls Land Army Green

28 sts and 40 rows to 10cm (4in) over ridge pattern using 3.25mm needles (stretched)

Also required
Stitch markers

You can purchase the Excelana 4ply yarn to make this lovely bolero by following this link, Susan Crawford Vintage.

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