Quarian Wedding Bolero by Cheryl Bengtson

Quarian Wedding Bolero

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July 2016
Lace ?
30 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1.25 mm
2.25 mm (B)
1260 - 1300 yards (1152 - 1189 m)
One size 37" Bust
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When Mass Effect meets Star Trek at a theatrical science and fiction themed wedding the bride naturally turns to Quarian Tali’Zorah nar Rayya for inspiration in designing her wedding bolero. Malabrigo’s Baby Silkpaca lace in Violetas was chosen to compliment the obi style sash constructed in Tali’s signature fabric from Spoonflower. Rows of pearled beads accent raglan sleeves while round pearled buttons dramatically close the high neck collar. The collar and sleeve cuffs are trimmed with a delicate crochet edge.
Construction Notes
Knit all pieces flat in stockinette stitch. Garment and sleeves are worked bottom to top up in one piece, adding sleeves to partially constructed lower body. Sleeves are blocked and seamed before attaching to garment. Beads are picked up and knit in. Crochet edge is added to bolero edges and sleeve cuffs.
One Size
13.5” Neck circumference
37” Bust
13” Back Length (Neck to lower Edge)
14” Back shoulders
12” Upper arm Diameter
16” Sleeve underarm to wrist bone
Tapestry needle, sewing needle, stitch holders, stitch markers and scrap yarn, 12 Size 0 hook and eyes
Size 6/0; Quantity 350-400
Source: http://caravanbeads.com/p/14024-6-528-6/0-White-Pearl-Cey...
12 6mm Round White Pearl Buttons
Source: https://www.etsy.com/listing/202902246/small-white-pearl-...
Intermediate Skill Level - Techniques Required
Cable Cast On
Mattress Stitch Seam
Follow Multiple Charts
Knit-in beads using crochet hook
Sew hook and eyes
Charted Lace Patterns
Charts for lace patterns are included; row by row instructions are not provided.