Cropped Bolero Vest Knitting Pattern

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An easy pattern knit in stockinette stitch with a color changing yarn. Four sizes for women. Gauge:
19 sts and 24 rows=4″ in St st Materials:
Taos by Crystal Palace Yarns
3 (3, 4, 4) balls color#11 Two Gray Hills
100% wool
128 yards/118 meters
50 grams/1.75 ounces
Size 8 US (5 mm) straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Size 8 US (5 mm) 35″ circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Size F-5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook
Sizes:
S (M, L, XL)
Equivalent Finished Chest Measurements:
36 (40, 44, 48) inches

Knitting Pattern Bolero Vest

Instructions: Back
CO 85 (95, 105, 114) sts.
Work St st 5″.
BO 6 sts beg next 2 rows – 73 (83, 93, 102) sts
Dec 1 st each end every other row 5 (6, 8, 10) times – 63 (71, 77, 82) sts Work until armhole measures 9½ (9½, 10, 10½)” (piece will measure 14½ (14½, 15, 15½)” from beg).
BO 8 (9, 10, 11) sts beg next 2 rows, then 8 (10, 11, 11) sts beg next 2 rows.
Place rem 31 (33, 35, 38) sts on holder for back of neck. Right Front
CO 17 (22, 27, 31) sts.
Work 2 rows St st.
Inc 1 st at neck edge next and then every other row 13 more times as follows: – 31 (36, 41, 45) sts
K1, k into front and back of next st, k across
Work even until piece measures 5″.
WS: At armhole, BO 6 sts – 25 (30, 35, 39) sts
At armhole, dec 1 st every other row 5 (6, 8, 10) times.
At same time, at neck edge, dec 1 st next and then every 12th (12th, 8th, 8th) row 4 (4, 6, 7) times more.
Work until armhole measures same as Back.
BO shoulders as for Back. Left Front
As for Right Front, reversing shaping. Armhole Bands
Seam shoulders and sides. Work 1 rnd single crochet around armholes. Neck/Front/Bottom Bands
With RS facing and circular needles, beginning at bottom Right bottom edge of side seam, pick up 15 (20, 25, 29) sts across Right bottom edge, 71 (71, 73, 75) sts up Right edge, k 31 (33, 35, 38) sts from back of neck holder, pick up 71 (71, 73, 75) sts down Left edge, 15 (20, 25, 29) sts across Left bottom edge, 82 (90, 99, 109) sts across bottom Back edge – 285 (305, 330, 355) sts
Please see Picking Up Stitches For Necklines And Armholes for more information. Mark beg of rnd and join. Rnd 1: *k3, p2; rep from * Rep rnd 3 more times. BO in pat. M1 during BO at point of first inc on Right and Left fronts. Finishing
Weave in ends on WS. Block if necessary. ©Barbara Breiter.

Sarong Cover Up Knitting Pattern

Designed by Dawn Leeseman Sarong Cover Up Knitting Pattern A great cover up for the beach or pool, this versatile sarong knitting pattern can be worn in many different ways. Sizes:
XS (S, M, L, XL)
Finished Hip: 29½ (33, 37¼, 41¼, 45¼)” (excludes ties and ruffles)
Designed to be open in front and slung low on the hip, choose size slightly smaller than your hip size. But it can be worn over one or both shoulders as well. Gauge:
18 sts=4″ before blocking and 13 sts=4″ after blocking with Waikiki on larger needles in Scallop Lace Pattern Stitch Materials:
Waikiki by Crystal Palace Yarns
5 (6, 7, 8) balls – Color 3007 Seafoam
62% viscose/38% cotton
50 grams/1.75 ounces
105 yards/96 meters
Party by Crystal Palace Yarns
1 ball – Color 203 Limeade
100% nylon ribbon
50 grams/1.75 ounces
87 yards/80 meters
Size 7 US (4.5 mm) 26″ or longer circular needles
Size 10 US (6 mm) 26″ or longer circular needles
Size G-6 (4.25 mm) Crochet Hook
Blocking Pins
Tapestry Needle
Optional:
4 beads
Fabric glue Sarong Cover Up Knitting Pattern Instructions
Scallop Lace Pattern Stitch (multiple of 13 + 4)
Row 1 (RS): K3, *yo, k4, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k4, yo, k2; rep from * to last st, k1
Row 2: K1, purl to last st, k1.
Rep Rows 1 and 2. Note: Sarong is knit beginning at the bottom, back and forth in rows as if with straight needles. With Waikiki and larger needles, CO 95 (108, 121, 134, 147) sts. Work in Scallop Lace Pattern Stitch until piece measures 31 (33, 34, 35, 35)” or desired length. If changing the length keep in mind that when blocked, the length will be reduced by approximately 3″. BO. Mark the bind off as the top of sarong. Block. Stretch to width of the finished measurement of the chosen size and pin. Making sure scallops are defined, pin the length. Spray with water and let dry. Sarong Cover Up Knitting Pattern Band
Note: The 4 CO sts at each end will be folded and sewn to form a loop for the ties.
With Party and smaller needles, CO 4 sts. Then with RS facing, pick up 92 (104, 116, 128, 142) sts across the top of sarong. Using the Cable Cast On, CO 4 sts at beginning of next row and knit across – 100 (112, 124, 136, 150) sts. Knit 2 more rows. BO. Side Ruffle Trim
With Waikiki and larger needles, with RS facing and beginning at lower right front edge, pick up 96 (102, 104, 106, 106) sts. You will not be picking up the waistband sts which have been worked in Party.
Rows 1 and 3: Purl
Row 2: K1 *knit in front and back of next st, rep from *, end k1 – 190 (202, 206, 210, 210) sts
Row 4: Rep Row 2 – 378 (402, 410, 418, 418) sts
BO. Repeat for other side, beginning at top left front edge. You will not be picking up the waistband sts that have been worked in Party. Sarong Cover Up Knitting Pattern Ties (Make 2)
With Party and crochet hook, leave a 6″ tail and chain until 56 (58, 59, 60, 60)” or longer if desired. Fasten off leaving a 6″ tail. Repeat for second tie. Using the 6″ tail at end of tie, thread through big eye needle, go through 1 bead, knot the end and trim. Repeat for all ends of ties. Note: A drop of fabric glue at the end of each knot will keep it secure. Finishing
With RS facing, at each end of top band, fold the 4 CO sts in half to the wrong side, making a loop for the ties to go through. Using tapestry needle and Party, sew to WS. Slide one end of the tie a little less than halfway through the loop; make an overhand knot to secure the tie. Repeat for other tie. Weave in ends on WS. ©Crystal Palace Yarns and used with their permission.

Shell Stitch And Eyelets Shawl Knitting Pattern

Designed by Gail Tanquary Shawl Knitting Pattern This lovely collared shawl features eyelets and shells in a very unique design. Size:
One size fits most Gauge:
3.5 sts=1 inch in St st Materials:
Size 10½ (6.5 mm) 36″ circular needle
Size 11 (8 mm) straight needles
5 stitch markers
11 balls Cameo by Crystal Palace Yarns
Color #0215 Rose Dust
77 yds/50 grams
80% merino wool/20% nylon See this listing for a shop near you. Instructions:
Note: the last stitch on every row will be slipped purlwise with yarn in front CO 8 sts. Row 1: K2, yo, K1, yo, K1, place center marker, K1, yo, K1, yo, K1, slip 1 wyif
Row 2: K to last st, slip 1 wyif
Row 3: K2, yo, K to 1 st before center marker, yo, K1, slip marker, K1, yo, K to 2 sts before end, yo, K1, sl 1
Row 4: K to last st, sl 1 Repeat Rows 3 and 4 until there are 80 sts on each side of center marker. End by working Row 4. Mark Row 4 as a RS row. Shawl Knitting Pattern Begin Eyelet Pattern Row 1: k2, yo, k1, *yo, K2 tog* to 1 st before center marker, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, *K2 tog, yo* to last 3 sts, K1, yo, K1, sl 1
Row 2: K to last st, sl 1
Row 3: K2, yo, K to 1 st before center marker, yo, K1, slip marker, K1, yo, K to 2 sts before end, yo, K1, sl 1
Row 4: K to last st, sl 1
Rows 5-10: Repeat Rows 3 and 4 until there are 90 sts on each side of marker. End by working Row 4 (this is the new Row 10). Repeat last 10 rows until there are 110 sts on each side of center marker. Repeat rows 1-4 once more. 114 sts each side of center marker.
Preparation row for shell pattern border Next row: K2, yo, place pattern marker, K to 1 st before center marker, place pattern marker, yo, K1, slip center marker, K1, yo, place pattern marker, K to 2 sts before end, place pattern marker, yo, K1, sl 1-116 sts before and after center marker, counting the yo as a stitch. It will be helpful to place a string on center marker. This is a WS row. Begin Shell Pattern Row 1: K to pattern marker, *K2, (yo, K8, yo, K1) rep bet ( ) to 1 st before pattern marker, K1,* sl marker, K to next pattern marker, rep between * to last pattern marker, K to last st, sl 1.
Row 2: K2, yo, K to pattern marker, *K3, (P8, K3)* to pattern marker, K to 1 st before center marker, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, K to pattern marker, rep between * to last pattern marker, K to 2 sts before end, yo, K1, sl 1.
Row 3: K to pattern marker, *K3, (yo, K8, yo, K3) to pattern marker, K to next pattern marker, rep from * to last pattern marker, K to last st, sl 1.
Row 4: K2, yo, K to pattern marker, *K4, (P8, K5) end last rep K4 instead of K5,* sl pattern marker, K to 1 st before center marker, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, rep between * to last pattern marker, K to last 2 sts, yo, K1, sl 1.
Row 5: K to pattern marker, *K4, (yo, K8, yo, K5), end last rep K4 instead of K5*, sl pattern marker, K to next pattern marker, rep between * to last pattern marker, K to last st, sl 1.
Row 6: k2, yo, K to pattern marker, *K5, (P8, K7), end last rep K5 instead of K7*, K to 1 st before center marker, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, rep between * to last marker, K to 2 sts before end, yo, K1, sl 1.
Row 7: K to pattern marker, *K5, (K4 tog tbl, K4 tog, K7), end last rep K5 instead of K7,* K to next pattern marker, rep between * to last pattern marker, K to last st, sl 1.
Row 8: K2, yo, K to pattern marker, K to 1 st before center marker, yo, K1, sl marker, K1, yo, K to last 2 sts, yo, K1, sl 1.
Row 9-14: Repeat rows 1-6.
Row 15: Repeat row 7 but remove pattern markers (leave center marker in place). The pattern markers will be re-set on row 16. 130 sts each side of center marker.
Row 16: K2, yo, place pattern marker, increase in next st, K to 2 sts before center marker, increase in next st, place pattern marker, yo, K1, sl center marker, K1, yo, place pattern marker, increase in next st, K to 3 sts before end, increase in next st, place pattern marker, yo K1 sl 1. 134 sts each side of center marker.
Repeat rows 1-16 once more. 152 sts each side of center marker.
Repeat rows 1-16 again. 160 sts each side of center marker.
It is not necessary to replace pattern markers in last row. Shawl Knitting Pattern For a larger shawl, continue repeating Rows 1-16 to desired size. There will be 18 sts increased on each side of center marker with each repeat. Extra yarn will be required. Finishing
K 6 rows. I-Cord Bind-Off
Using size 11 straight needles, CO 2 sts, slip back onto left needle. K3. Put these 3 sts back onto left needle. (The yarn will be coming from the back of the 3rd st). K2, K2 tog. Put the 3 sts just knitted back onto left needle. Repeat this process until all sts are bound off. ©Crystal Palace Yarns and used with their permission.