Miss boule

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Miss boule Pattern


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Knitting: Miss boule
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • corrugated ribbing (2 color ribbing)
  • intarsia in the round (explained in full detail in the pattern)

Pattern Description:

Miss boule is a seamless pullover worked from the top down in 1 piece. Starting with shaping the back and shoulders, stitches are picked up for the front and sleeves and are worked following the contiguous sleeve method, developed by Susie Myers.
The boules(tm) are worked as intarsia color blocks in the round. It sounds more difficult than it really is? Detailed descriptions, tips and a lot of illustrations are included in the pattern. The hems and cuffs are worked in corrugated ribbing seperated from the body and sleeves by an estonian braid(tm)

Best worn with negative ease or no ease.
If you should want more ease, it(tm)s best to start with the numbers of the size closest to yours and add more increases for the body and sleeves.

The pattern is split in two sections. The general pattern with the boules presented as charts and an appendix with the boules completely written out.

The pictured Miss boule(tm) M-size used 8 balls of 110 m/120 yards
MC1 (crme): 3 balls
MC2 (blue light): 2 balls
MC3 (bordeaux): 1 ball
MC4 (steel grey): 1 ball
MC5 (petrol): 1 ball


21 sts and 31 rows stockinette = 10 x 10 cm (4x4)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Available sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL: Finished measurements: 28, 32, 35.5, 39.5, 43.25, 47.5, 52.25 (72, 82, 90, 100, 110, 121, 133 cm)


  • 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400 m (880, 990, 1100, 1200, 1320, 1420, 1550 yards) of dk weight in different colors
  • 4 mm (US 6) circular needle
  • 3,5 mm (US 4) circular needle
  • 6 markers

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I am a graphic designer with a weakness for everything that's handmade, especially textile- and yarnrelated.
I have always been designing all kinds of things : clothes, knitwear, small furniture ... I like to experiment with shapes and textures, always searching for a different approach of constructing a garment. What appeals to me most is using common stitches (knit and purl) and simple, ...

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