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Four Seasons Bolero
Lion Brand® Trellis®
Pattern Number: 60335A

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X
Finished Bust 43 1/4 (46 1/4, 50 1/4, 55, 61 1/4, 66 1/4) in. [110.5 (118, 128, 140, 156, 169) cm] Finished Length 16 (16, 16 1/4, 17, 18 1/4, 19) in. [40.5 (40.5, 42, 43, 47, 48.5) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

500-301 Trellis Yarn: Night Life A sophisticated palette of blacks, grays and whites.
Quantity needed: 7 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (7, 7, 8, 8, 9)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
12 dc + 10 rows = 5 in. [12.5 cm]. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



BOLERO
BACK
Ch 36 (40, 45, 50, 55, 60).
Row 1 (RS): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across - 34 (38, 43, 48, 53, 58) dc (beg ch counts as dc).
Rows 2-3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, dc in each dc across.
Row 4 (Inc Row): Ch 3, turn, dc in dc at base of ch-3 - inc made, dc in each dc across to last dc, 2 dc in last dc - 36 (40, 45, 50, 55, 60) dc.
Rep last three rows 8 (8, 8, 8, 9, 9) times - 52 (56, 61, 66, 73, 78) dc.
AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 7 (7, 7, 7, 8, 8) in.

[18 (18, 18, 18, 20.5, 20.5) cm] place a marker each side for armholes.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 8 (8, 8 1/4, 9, 9 1/4, 10) in.

[20.5 (20.5, 21.5, 23, 24, 25.5) cm] from armhole markers.



Shape Shoulders
Mark center 12 (14, 15, 16, 15, 16) sts for back neck.
Row 1: Turn, sl st over 5 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11) dc, ch 1, hdc in next st, dc across to last 7 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) dc, hdc in next dc, ch 1, sl st in next dc, sk remaining dc.
Row 2: Turn, sl st over hdc and next 5 (6, 7, 7, 9, 9) sts, ch 1, hdc in next st, dc across to last 7 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) dc, hdc in next st, ch 1, sl st in next st.

Skip remaining dc.

Fasten off.




LEFT FRONT
Ch 10 (12, 14, 17, 20, 24).
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across - 8 (10, 12, 15, 18, 22) dc (beg ch counts as dc).

Mark end of row for neck edge, opposite is arm edge.
Continue in dc and inc 1 st at arm edge every 3rd row a total of 9 (9, 9, 9, 10, 10) times.

AT THE SAME TIME, inc 1 st at neck edge every other row 9 times and then when piece measures same as back to armhole, place markers for armholes and decrease 1 st at neck edge every row 4 times, then every other row 4 (3, 3, 4, 3, 5) times.

Work until piece measures same length as Back to shoulders, end with a WS row.



Shape Shoulders
Next Row (RS): Turn, sl st over 5 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11) dc, ch 1, hdc in next st, dc across to last 7 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) dc, hdc in next dc, ch 1, sl st in next dc, sk remaining dc.

Fasten off.



RIGHT FRONT
Work as for Left Front reversing shaping.




SLEEVE
Ch 28 (28, 30, 32, 34, 36).
Row 1 (RS): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across - 26 (26, 28, 30, 32, 34) dc (beg ch counts as dc).
Rows 2-3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, dc in each dc across.
Row 4 (Inc Row): Ch 3, turn, dc in dc at base of ch-3 - inc made, dc in each dc across to last dc, 2 dc in last dc - 28 (28, 30, 32, 34, 36) dc.
Rep last 3 rows 5 more times - 38 (38, 40, 42, 44, 46) dc.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures 10 in.

[25.5 cm] from beg.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew shoulders.

Sew in Sleeves Sew side and Sleeve seams.
Edging: Join yarn with a sl st in front corner of neck, work 1 round sc evenly spaced around neck, front and bottom edges, join with sl st to first ch.
Next Rnd (WS): Ch 4, turn, * (wrap yarn around hook 3 times, insert hook in same sp, pull up a loop, yo and through 2 loops twice - 3 loops left on hook) 5 times, yo and through all loops on hook, skip 2 sc, sc in next sc, rep from * around, join with sl st in beg ch.

Fasten off.
Work 2 rnds of Edging around cuff of each Sleeve.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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