Little Mermaid Bolero by Kyoko Nakayoshi
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Little Mermaid Bolero

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March 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in eyelet pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
344 - 459 yards (315 - 420 m)
Sizes: 18-24 months [3-4 years and 5-6 years]
This pattern is available from for £4.00.

Interesting construction - the front looks horizontal and the back looks vertical
Sleeves worked from top down using short-row technique, so no sewing-up required
Pretty ruffled edges around the hem
Cute and versatile bolero for girls

This fabulous girl’s bolero will add a touch of ‘grown-up’ sophistication to the wardrobe of any little girl and instantly become a cherished favourite! The short sleeves keep little ones warm and this sweet, dainty bolero looks super over everything from a special party dress to T-shirt and jeans!

18-24 months (3-4 years, 5-6 years)
Sample on the cover is 3-4 years

Jamieson’s of Shetland Spindrift (2ply fingering weight “jumper weight”; 100% pure Shetland wool, 105m (115yds) / 25g ball)
3 (3, 4) x 25g balls in Mantilla (517)

26 sts and 38 rows to 10 cm square over eyelet pattern using 3.25 mm needle.

Needles & Accessories
1 x 3.25 mm (UK 10/US 3) circular (cir) needle (80cm)
For sleeves, use the following needles. If you can work the magic-loop method with circular needles for sleeves, you don’t need DPNs:
1 set 3.25 mm (UK 10/US 3) circular (cir) needle (80cm)
2 x stitch markers
1 x button (approx. 1.5 cm (0.6”))
Yarn needles to tidy ends