Fujiyama Mama Bolero by Amy Appel

Fujiyama Mama Bolero

Knitting
May 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stitch Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
515 - 1080 yards (471 - 988 m)
SIZES: XS (S, M, L) 1X, 2X, 3X ♥ bust: 32 (36, 40, 44) 48, 52, 56” / 81 (91, 102, 112) 122, 132, 142 cm
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A bolero to wear with all your dresses, tiki sets, and rockabilly jumpsuits! The texture adds a sweet vintage vibe to any outfit, finished on the edges with seed stitch. Inspired by the great Queen of Rockabilly, Ms. Wanda Jackson.

SIZES: XS (S, M, L) 1X, 2X, 3X
♥ sized to fit bust: 32 (36, 40, 44) 48, 52, 56” / 81 (91, 102, 112) 122, 132, 142 cm

YARN
CoBaSi DK by Skacel (55% cotton, 16% bamboo, 21% elastic nylon, 8% silk; 140 yards/128 meters, 50g) sample shown in colorway “Hot Pink”
♥ 4 (5, 6, 6) 7, 8, 8 skeins / 515 (640, 715, 815) 920, 1000, 1080 yards / 470 (585, 655, 745) 840, 915, 990 meters

SUGGESTED NEEDLES
♥ US 6/4 mm 32”/80 cm circular needle & preferred needles for small circumference (magic loop or DPNs)
♥ US 4/3.5 mm 32”/80 cm-40”/100 cm & preferred needles for small circumference
(use size needed to obtain gauge)

NOTIONS
♥ locking stitch markers, scrap yarn or stitch holder, tapestry needle, row counter (recommended)

TECHNIQUES
♥ knitting & purling
♥ increasing & decreasing
♥ picking up stitches
♥ german short rows
♥ working a stitch pattern

GAUGE
28 sts & 32 rows = 4”/10cm
larger needles, in stitch pattern, after blocking

CONSTRUCTION
The “Fujiyama Mama” Bolero is knit seamlessly from the top down! Stitches are picked up to work the band on the edge and arms.

Note on Yardage: yardage given is an estimation based on recommended yarn & fiber. If you are substituting yarn, you may require more or less than indicated.