November 3, 2016
January 18, 2017


Project info
Bridie by Bristol Ivy
Shrug / Bolero
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Quince & Co. Kestrel
none left in stash
8 skeins = 608.0 yards (556.0 meters), 400 grams
Yarn + Co in Surf Beach, Victoria


I started the project with the suggested needle size but I didn’t trust my gauge and wasn’t liking the looseness of the fabric so I went down a size (5mm). When I finished the panels my pieces were smaller than the schematic so I’m blocking the heck out of it and finger’s crossed everything will work out…


With wet blocking I was able to achieve the size as set out in the schematic.
I seamed 7” for the arm seams and knit the trims as pattern directed.

The finished garment is possibly a tad smaller than the pattern design but I wanted a smaller fit in the first place because I didn’t want it falling off my shoulders all the time. The fit is perfect for me and I am so happy with the piece.

viewed 495 times | helped 1 person
November 3, 2016
January 18, 2017
About this pattern
156 projects, in 369 queues
knitrooi's overall rating
knitrooi's clarity rating
knitrooi's difficulty rating
About this yarn
by Quince & Co.
100% Linen / Flax
76 yards / 50 grams

4331 projects

stashed 2673 times

knitrooi's star rating
  • Originally queued: September 28, 2016
  • Project created: November 3, 2016
  • Finished: January 18, 2017
  • Updated: August 6, 2022
  • Progress updates: 2 updates