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Sizzling Style Bolero
Lion Brand® Trellis® - Microspun - Moonlight Mohair
Pattern Number: 60537AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE:
S/M (L/1X) Width 50 (54) in. [127 (137) cm] cuff to cuff Length 16 1/4 in. [41.5 cm]

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

500-303 Trellis Yarn: Champagne Warm browns and beiges.
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Note: (A)

500-307 Trellis Yarn: Autumn Leaves Lovely warm autumn hues of russets, burgundy and brown.
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Note: (B)

910-126 Microspun Yarn: Coffee Dark, cool brown
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Note: (C)

510-203 Moonlight Mohair Yarn: Safari

Warm shades of brown and gold.


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Note: (D)

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GAUGE:
12 sts = 4 in. [10 cm] in St st with 2 strands of A. 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
M1 (make 1 st) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle.

Knit this new stitch through the back loop.
sk2p Slip 1 st as if to knit, k2tog, pass slipped st over.



PATTERN STITCHES
Small Chevron Stitch (multiple of 8 sts + 1)
Row 1 (RS): K 1, M1, (k 2, sk2p, k 2, M1, k 1, M1) to last 8 sts, k 2, sk2p, k 2, M1, k 1.
Row 2: Purl.
Rep Rows 1-2 for Small Chevron st.



Large Chevron Stitch (multiple of 12 sts + 1)
Row 1 (RS): K 1, M1, (k 4, sk2p, k 4, M1, k 1, M1) to last 12 sts, k 4, sk2p, k 4, M1, k 1.
Row 2: Purl.
Rep Rows 1-2 for Large Chevron st.



Border Chevron Stitch (multiple of 12 sts)
Rnd 1 (RS): (K 4, sk2p, *k 4, M1, k 1, M1) around.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rep Rnds 1-2 for Border Chevron st.



STRIPE SEQUENCE
*2 rows C, 8 rows B, 2 rows C, 4 rows B, 2 rows C, 4 rows B, 4 rows A, 2 rows D, 2 rows A, 2 rows C, 4 rows A; rep from *.

NOTES:
All yarns are used double throughout.

Bolero is knit sideways from cuff to cuff.


INSTRUCTIONS



SHRUG
With 2 strands of C held tog, cast on 33 sts.

Following Stripe Sequence, work in Small Chevron st for 3 in.

[7.5 cm].
Inc Row: K 1, M1, [(k 1, M1) twice, sk2p, (M1, k 1) 3 times, M1] 3 times, (k 1, M1) twice, sk2p, (M1, k 1) 3 times - 49 sts.
Size L/1X: For Stripe Sequence between Inc and Dec Rows only, work 4 rows C (instead of 2 rows).
Continuing in Stripe Sequence, work in Large Chevron st until piece measures 25 (27) in.

[63.5 (68.5) cm] from beg; end with a WS row.

Then reverse Stripe Sequence until piece measures 47 (51) in.

[119.5 (129.5) cm] from beg; end with a WS row.
Dec Row (RS): K 1, M1, [(k2tog) twice, sk2p, (k2tog) twice, M1, k 1, M1] 3 times, (k2tog) twice, sk2p, (k2tog) twice, M1, k 1 - 33 sts.
Next Row: Purl.
Continuing in reverse Stripe Sequence as established, work in Small Chevron st for 3 in.

[7.5 cm].

Bind off.



FINISHING
Beginning at each cuff, sew a 12 in.

[30.5 cm] sleeve seam.

From RS with 2 strands of C held tog, beg at underarm seam, pick up and knit 72 (78) sts evenly spaced across lower edge and 72 (78) sts evenly spaced across top edge - 144 (156) sts.

Place marker and join.

Work Border Chevron st (Size L/1X Begin and end at * in Rnd 1) in the following Stripe Sequence: 2 rows C, 4 rows B, 2 rows C, 8 rows B, 2 rows C.

Bind off.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
dpn(s) = double pointed needle(s)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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