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Gay Bolero

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Garment fronts commence at centre front bottom edge and work progresses both across and upwards with the introduction of a mitred centre point. The back is worked from the bottom upwards. Each sleeve is worked in separate pieces.

28-30″, 32-34″, 36-38″, 40-42″, 44-46″

This pattern is provided as PDF download only.
Requirements:

Excelana 4 ply luxury wool
3 (4, 4, 5, 6) x 50g balls Saharan Sand or Alabaster
2 (3, 3, 4, 5) x 50g balls Land Army Green

Stitch markers

US 3 – 3.25 mm

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