The Royal Wedding Shrug Angora Bolero
This is one precious piece! Kate Middleton wore one similar to this one on her wedding: view photo of her
Available in seven sizes.
Bust: 30 ¾ (34 ½ – 38 - 41 ¾ - 47 ½ - 51 ½ - 55)”
Length – 14 (14 -15.4 -15.7-16.7-17.3 - 18)” (including bottom ribbing)
Yarn requirement: 600(670-760-830-940-1020-1090) yards of worsted weight yarn.
Featured Yarn: Plymouth Yarn 100% Angora (10g/49 yards) two strands held together throughout when using the featured angora yarn
Number of balls: 25(27-31-34-38-41-44)
If you are allergic to the angora yarn you could also use Rowan’s Kidsilk Haze (holding 2 strands together).
1 knitting needle size US 8(5 mm), 1 knitting needle size US 7(4.5 mm),
tapestry needle, 3 buttons for sizes XS, S, M, L and 4 buttons for sizes XL, 1X, 2X, sewing needle with thread to attach them
Stockinette Stitch (St st): Knit on RS, purl on WS rows
18 sts/24 rows = 4”/4” needles size US8 (5 mm) or size to achieve gauge (make a gauge over 30 sts to get a very precise measurement)
The pattern is very precise and it is necessary that you can follow a pattern by rows and not by measurement.
Please check out my blog for a beautiful picture of the bolero worn at a wedding in Scotland. Thank you Enid!
There is ERRATA available for this pattern click here
When you bought the pattern after July 21, 2011 the mistake has been corrected.