Boho Bella by Paula Wiśniewska

Boho Bella

May 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in after blocking with US 4 (3.5mm) needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1050 - 1750 yards (960 - 1600 m)
32.5 - 50" / 82 - 127 cm
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Boho Bella is a feminine, lightweight and super comfy pullover perfect for the upcoming warmer weather of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. It is worked from the top down seamlessly and incorporates short rows to achieve a scoop neck. The yoke of the pullover has a delicate nature inspired lace pattern which has both written and charted instructions. The waist is brought in slightly with subtle decrease and increase shaping in the body. The bottom of the pullover is finished with a 1x1 twisted rib hem. The sleeves are either 3/4 or full length and are picked up around each armhole and knit in the round ending with 1x1 twisted rib cuffs. The Boho Bella pictured is knit in Milis by Julie Asselin in the Opera 2 colorway. Milis is a single ply hand dyed Merino yarn and light fingering in weight.

Finished measurements:
Bust circumference: 32,5 (36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 50)”/ 82 (90, 95, 100, 105, 110, 120, 127) cm. Detailed measurements on schematic.

• Yarn: 3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins of Milis by Julie Asselin 475 yards/ 4.06 ounces / 434 meters/ 115 grams; 100% Merino single ply or other fingering weight yarn that knits up to the gauge. When substituting the yarn, remember that Milis has bigger than usual yardage. The sample was knit using Opera 2 colorway.
• Needles and other notions: US 3 (3.25 mm), US 4 (3.5mm) or size to obtain gauge 40”/100 cm circular needles and preferred needles for small circumference knitting, cable needle, stitch markers, darning needle.

Gauge: 24 Stitches and 34 rows = 4”/ 10 cm after blocking with US 4 (3.5mm) needles in Stockinette Stitch, one lace repeat is 2”/5 cm width and 1⅝”/ 4 cm height.

Skills involved: Knitting and purling, increases and decreases, short rows.