Crochet thread bolero

#Lace crochet bolero finally finished!

crochet shrug

crochet bolero

and listed on etsy:)

It has round edges in front, but… it’s black.

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Refreshing my notices made few weeks ago:

This is the base stitch: (2 rows pattern)

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and this is the flower motif around (#granny)

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For size S?M I used this diagram:

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I used a fan stitch border with picots. But this is at your choice:)

found on pinterest some:

crochet border / edging

Just a suggestion: try a different color, it’s pretty tough to work on black…

And my WIP this week:

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It’s a dress in summer colors. It will be a dress, I hope I will finish it soon.

#crochet, #bolero

 

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Shrug

I use crochet thread (label says Nm 6, 34 sc x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm, 4 x 4 inch) and a 3 mm hook. I have 4 skeins, 327 yds per skein (or 300 m).

First I found a nice granny with a little flower in the middle. It is a 6 cm granny ( this is the gauge:D), that means 2.2 inch.

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and the #pattern for it:

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I made  few, 11, and then I joined 5, for a XS – S size (31 cm after joining) ( for M-L you will need 6, and maybe some extra rounds of dc/sc, depends on your size, XL or more 7 grannies and so on):

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After joining I made 2 rows of sc to equalize, and 1 row : cluster of 3 alternating cross stitch ( just in case I want to use a ribbon or a belt), then I started pattern:

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For the shape, this is the back, I don’t know yet, you can choose your favorite, same for edgings