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Inspired by the hug-me-tight vintage garment style, this design is updated with a modern-day relaxed fit and easy-knitting circular construction.
This clever wrap begins simply as a large piece of circular knitting. The magic is in the unique way of binding off to create a semi-fitted short jacket with rounded hemline. The result is similar to a bolero, except with a more feminine look, a softer shape and short sleeves.
The design features a lovely fan-shaped lace and twisted stitch pattern, self-trimmed edging and a touch of beads to complete the understated look of this gracious garment.
One lace pattern stitch multiple measures 4" wide; 32 rnds in lace pattern stitch give 4" in length.
Note: The lace pattern stitch multiple varies between 20 and 26 stitches.
Patterns for Wearable Art in Timeless Styles :: Jackie E-S established HeartStrings to provide quality instruction to knitters who want their items to be special, as well as practical and enjoyable to knit. Knitters of all skill levels have come to have the utmost trust and confidence in HeartStrings knitting patterns to make their own heart-felt creations. We think you will, too!