Lyre Bolero by Linda Marveng

Lyre Bolero

Knitting
August 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
734 - 1159 yards (671 - 1060 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
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Delicate lyres made by lace and cables stitches used in panels surrounded by stocking stitch makes this bolero perfect to use on top of a wide dress or skirt on a cold day. Lyre Bolero is fitted and begins just above the waist with increases to the bust. Worked in parts to add stabilizing seams, but with long sleeves worked in the round. A stunning cummerbund made of tucks adds length and elegance.

Sizes:
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)

Finished Measurements:
Bust: 84 (91, 98, 106, 116, 126) cm/34 (35.75, 38.5, 41.75, 45.75, 49.5)“
Waist: 65 (72, 79, 87, 93, 113) cm/25.5 (28.25, 31, 34.25, 36.5, 44.5)”
Length: 37 (38, 40, 42, 44, 46) cm/14.5 (15, 15.75, 16.5, 17.25, 18)“
Sleeve length: 49 (50, 50, 51, 51, 52) cm/19.25 (19.75, 19.75, 20, 20, 20.50)”
Cummerbund: Tuck lengths: 69 (76, 83, 91, 97, 118) cm/27.25 (30, 32.75, 35.75, 38.25, 46.5)“
Tie length: 25 cm/9.75”
Height: 9 cm/3.5”

Yarn: Hifa, Embla – Hifa 3 in dark blue purple sh 6078 (100% wool, 100 g, 210 m/ http://www.ull.no
Bolero: 3.5 (3.5, 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5) skeins; 672 (735, 798, 872, 966, 1060) m/734 (803, 873, 954, 1056, 1159) yds
Cummerbund: 1.5 (1.5, 1.5, 1.5, 2, 2) skeins; 231 (252, 273, 305, 315, 389) m/252 (276, 299, 333, 343, 425) yds

Yarn alternative: Cascade, 220 (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 100 g, 201 m/220 yds). http://www.cascadeyarns.com

Needles: 2 sets of 4 mm/US 6 circular needle (80 cm/32”) for sweater and cummerbund.
4 mm/US 6 DPNs or circular needle for magic loop method.

Notions: Cable needle. 6 stich markers: 2 for sides, 4 for pattern. 6 stitch holders. Yarn needle.

Gauge: 21 sts and 25 rows in Lyre Pattern measures 10 cm/4” square.
19 sts and 25 rows in st st measures 10 cm/4” square.
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notes:
The bolero is worked flat in pieces, while the sleeves are worked in the round. Discontinue the Lyre Pattern and continue in st st when dec. The cummerbund can easily be adjusted to your waist measurement by adding or detracting stitches to the numbers given; the tucks are made to meet but not overlap. The ties are added on the width of the last hem.

Shoes are by Monica Stålvang: See link
Jewelry is by Siri Berrefjord: See link

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