Knit Bolero

from Kristin Omdahl Designs

Knit Bolero Pattern


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Knitting: Knit Bolero
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • lace
  • increasing
  • decreasing
  • provisional cast-on

Pattern Description:

Romantic, delicate and classic. The body is worked in two pieces, starting at center back. The stitch pattern is a 4 row repeat. The cuffs and border band are worked sideways and sewn in place. The sample shown is in Plymouth Yarn's Platinum (50% rayon, 30% nylon, 20% angora). Once you wrap it around yourself, you'll never want to take it off.


with US7 needles: (in stockinette stitch) 5 sts = 1", 7 rows = 1"; (in pattern) 6 sts = 1", 7 rows = 1"


  • 12 (13, 14, 15, 16) balls Plymouth Yarn's Platinum (color#3), (99 yds per 50 gms) 50% rayon, 30% nylon, 20% angora
  • US 7 (4.5mm) circular needles
  • US 8 (5.0mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle, stitch holders, stitch markers and some scrap yarn for provisional cast-on.

About Designer

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Kristin Omdahl designs for both knit and crochet; she has published six books, developed her own workshop-style technique DVDs, and is a frequent guest on Knitting Daily TV.

Kristin Omdahl Designs can be found in major publications, including Interweave Crochet, Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting, and many others.

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