Leelanee by DROPS Design

Knitted bolero with lace pattern and rib in DROPS BabyMerino. Size children 3 - 12 years.

DROPS design: Pattern no bm-006-bn
Yarn group A
Size: 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years
Size in cm: 98/104 - 110/116 - 122/128 - 134/140 - 146/152
DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
100-100-150-150-150 g colour no 26, light old pink

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm) SIZE 3 mm - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 2.5 mm – for edge.

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Tags: boleros, lace,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
1 ridge = 2 rows K. K all rows.

GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle):
1 ridge = 2 rounds. * K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

See diagrams A.1, A.2 and A.3. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

Worked back and forth on needle. Loosely cast on 110-129-148-167-167 sts on circular needle size 3 mm with Baby Merino. NOTE: Make sure that the cast-on edge is not too tight. K 3 row. Then work pattern as follows, beg from RS: 4 sts in GARTER ST - see explanation above, * A.1 (= 7 sts), A.2 (= 12 sts) *, repeat from *-* 4-5-6-7-7 more times, finish with A.1 and 4 sts in garter st. Continue pattern like this. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION When piece measures 23-26-28-30-34 cm, work 2 ridges over all sts. Loosely cast off.

Place cast-on edge towards cast-off edge, WS against WS. Sew the outermost 5 cm in each side tog (= under arm seams) - see dotted line on chart.

Worked in the round on circular needle size 2.5 mm. Pick up from RS approx. 208-252-300-344-344 sts around the entire opening between sleeves. Work 1 ridge in GARTER ST - see explanation above - in the round over all sts. Then work rib * K 2, P 2*. Work rib for 1 cm, then work A.3 over all 2 P in rib, continue all 2 K as before. When A.3 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 416-504-600-688-688 sts on needle. Cast off sts with K over K and P over P.


= k
= p
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
= K 2 tog
= no stitch, skip this square
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 2, psso

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