Bolero




























Source: 
http://handmadebymother.blogspot.com/2009/09/speaking-of-austin-powers-fifth-grade.html

BOLERO


MATERIALS: 3 – 2 oz balls BOUQUET 4 ply KNITTING WORSTED WOOL or BOUQUET 3 ply SPORTS YARN.

1 only #2 PERFECTO 5’’ plastic crochet hook.

SIZES: Small/Medium/Large

Fit chest up to: 24’’/28’’/32’’

Directions given for small size, other sizes in brackets.

TENSION: 2 1/2’’ over one shell using No 2 hook for all sizes.

To make: Work in on one piece to armholes. Ch 87 (95, 103).

Row 1: 1 tr in 6th ch from hook, * sk 3, ch 1, shell in next ch; sk 3 ch, 1 tr in next ch. Rep from * to end of row ending with 2 tr. Ch 4, turn – 10 (11, 12) shell patterns in row

“Round 2: Ch 4 *sk 3 dc, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in next dc shell made; sk 3 dc, 1 tr in next dc – repeat from * to end of round, joining last shell to ch 4.”
Rows 2 and 3: Work 2 rows even in shell pattern as first row.

RIGHT FRONT

Row 4: Work shell over shell twice, then 1 tr in next tr, ch 4, turn.

Row 5: Shell in ch 2 sp, 1 tr in tr, (1 tr, ch 2, 1 tr) in next ch 2 sp, 2 tr in edge. Ch 4, turn.

Row 6: 1 tr in next tr, 1 tr in ch 2 sp, 1 tr in next tr, 1 shell in ch 2 sp, 1 tr in turning ch, ch 4, turn.

Row 7: 1 shell in next ch 2 sp, 1 tr in next tr, sk 1 tr, 2 tr in edge, ch 4, turn.

Row 8: 1 tr in next tr, 1 shell in ch 2 sp, 1 tr in turning ch. Fasten off – 8 rows.

BACK

Sk 1 shell at underarm and work across 4 (5, 6) shell patterns at back for 5 rows. Fasten off.

LEFT FRONT

Sk 1 shell at underarm and work decreases at front edge to correspond to other front.

To finish: Join at shoulder seams and work 1 row of 6 dc shells around back neck, front and lower edges and armholes.

Finish all ends.

PANTS

MATERIALS: 9 – 2 oz balls BOUQUET 4 ply KNITTING WORSTED WOOL or BOUQUET 3 ply SPORTS YARN.

1 only #2 PERFECTO 5’’ plastic crochet hook.

SIZES & TENSION: As Bolero:

To make: Start at waist – ch 88 (96, 104) – Join in a circle taking care not to twist chain.

Round 1: Ch 3 – 1 dc in each ch – 88 (96, 104) dc in ring.

Round 2: Work 1 row in shell pat as given for skirt – 11 (12, 13) shells in round.
“Round 2: Ch 4 *sk 3 dc, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in next dc shell made; sk 3 dc, 1 tr in next dc – repeat from * to end of round, joining last shell to ch 4.”
Work 4 more rounds even.

To divide for the legs: Ch 12 (16, 12).

Small: Join to ch 2 sp of the 6th shell in round – 1/2 way. This divides round into two equal parts.

Next round: Ch 4, 1 tr, ch 2, 2 tr in the ch 2 sp where ch 12 was joined; sk 3 ch, 1 tr in next ch; sk 3 ch, 1 shell in next ch, sk 3 ch, 1 tr in the beg of chain, then complete the round in shell pattern – 7 shells in round for leg.

Medium: Join ch 16 to tr after 6th ch in round. This divides round into 2 equal parts.

Next round: Ch 4, sk 3 ch, 1 shell in next ch, sk 3 ch, 1 tr in next ch, sk 3 ch, 1 shell in next ch, sk 3 ch, 1 tr in the beg of the ch; then complete round in shell pattern – 8 shells in round for leg.

Large: Join ch 12 to ch 2 sp of the 7th shell in round – 1/2 way. This divides the round in 2 equal parts.

Next round: Ch 4, 1 tr ch 2, 2 tr in the ch 2 sp where ch 12 was joined; sk 3 ch, 1 tr in next ch; sk 3 ch, 1 shell in next ch, sk 3 ch, 1 tr in the beg of the chain; then complete the found in shell pattern – 8 shells in round for leg.

Now work on theses 7 (8, 8) shells for 10 (11, 12) more rows.

To make flare bottom: Next round: Ch 4 (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch 2 sp, (1 tr, ch 2, 1 tr) in tr of last row – continue in pat for 3 (4, 4) more shells – (1 tr, ch 2, 1 tr) in next tr, then complete round.

Next round: Ch 4, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch 2 sp, 1 tr in next tr (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch 2 sp, 1 tr in next tr – 1 shell inc. Continue around in shell pat to next inc st then increase 1 shell in same manner – complete round 9 (10, 10) shells in round.

Work 4 (5, 6) rows even in shell pat.

Finish edge by making 6 dc in ch 2 sp, sc in tr – rep around for scallop edge.

Work other leg to correspond.

To finish: Make a 60’’ chain of double yarn and thread through dc round.
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