The Muse Scarlett Yvette Royal

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

How to Loom Knit a Summer Lace Bolero

Lace Bolero

24 or 28 peg loom
looming hook
2 skeins Peaches and Cream Cotton Yarn
crafters needle
measuring tape

CO: Cast On
EW: E-Wrap
P: Purl
D: Decrease (placing that loop onto the next working peg)
I: Increase (pull up the connecting yarn that goes from one loop to another and add it to the peg.)
YO: Yarn Over (lay working yarn over the empty peg)
WT: Wrap and Turn
EWCH: E-Wrap Chain (EW the same peg however many times)
COF: Cast Off

Start off by making measurements on the person or your body to find out how many inches you will need to make this bolero. First place end of tape on the  middle back of your neck then lay the tape over a shoulder bring around the back up under the other arm and over the should to meet back at the middle back of neck. This is your trim number, add 2 inches to this number.
Next you need to know the length of your center back. Place the measuring tape on the center back of your neck and mark where the tape is at the middle of your back. This is your back panel measurement. Add 2 inches to that number.

Lace Trim: 8 pegs: Flat:
EW CO 8 pegs
Row 1-2: EW
Row 3: EW2, D1, YO, EW5
Row 4: EW3, WT, EW3
Row 5: EWCH4, EW2, WT, EW3
Row 6: EW5, P1, EW2
Row 7: EW4, D1, YO, EW3
Row 8: EW3, P1, EW4
Repeat rows 3-8 until you get the needed length of lace trim.
COF Sew ends together.

Back Center: 24 or 28 pegs: Flat:
EW CO 24 or 28 pegs
Row 1-3: EW
Row 4: EW3, D1, I1 P the I, EW3, D1, I1 P the I, continue around to finish row.
Row 5-7: EW
Row 8: EW1, D1, I1 P the I, EW3, D1, I1 P the I, continue from the EW3 and so on to finish row.
Repeat rows 1-8 however many inches you need. Make sure the last rows are your 3 rows of EW. COF  

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