View Full Version : baby bolero questions...and suggestions wanted!!

05-01-2007, 10:20 PM
Hi all,

I just got the cutest dress for my daughter for the spring (we have 2 weddings to attend) but it is a tank dress...fine for the wedding in june, but the wedding in 2 weeks...brrrr...

so i want to knit a little bolero or shrug for her. something cute but that stays on. I'd prefer to use cotton if possible and don't mind small needles toooo much. :)

I found one pattern for a bolero but the back is just a big square and the fronts have only shaping at the opening... no armhole shaping is this normal for a bolero pattern? I am worried that it won't hang well.

Anyways, my daughter is 15 months and is in a 12-18 month size.

If any of you have pattern suggestions I'd greatly appreciate it!!!

Thanks so much in advance!!!


05-02-2007, 12:12 AM
Cara, there is the cutest shrug pattern located at


For whatever reason, I can't get the file to come up; maybe the site is down temporarily? :shrug:

Anyway, here (http://explaiknit.typepad.com/shrugthumb.jpg) is a small thumbnail picture I was able to get of it. It says it's for preschool age girls, but you might be able to adjust it to fit your daughter. Good luck!

05-02-2007, 12:37 AM
cookworm, I could open the file. And yes, the shrug is really cute.

05-02-2007, 07:33 AM

thanks for the suggestion, that is really cute.

anyone have any ideas on the shaping of the pattern I have? Does it seem a little too simple to actually fit well?