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luvknitting2 01-09-2008 01:08 PM

how do you convert child bolero to adult size?
anyone know how to go about doing that to a pattern? on the "What ya knitting" page, there is this awesome child'd neck down bolero that i would love to make for myself....any suggestions.

Crycket 01-09-2008 01:39 PM

I might check your gauge and see how many inches wide you need it, and do some creative math work. I am trying to do something simular to a pleated skirt pattern.

I am trying to expand a 29 inch waist to a 38/40 inch waist. So what I will do is find my gauge, see how many stiches are in the pattern, and adjust the to the nearest stitch count.

I am sorry I can't be more help....

Jan in CA 01-09-2008 01:59 PM

Nick down patterns are easier than others I would think, but I don't have a clue how to do any of that. Have you tried finding an adult pattern that is similar? :think:

Are you on Ravelry? If so look up "shrug" and "bolero" there are many choices among those two searches.

Jan in CA 01-09-2008 02:06 PM

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OH OH! I just went to the Knitting Pure and Simple site and looked at what was new...they have the adult version of that bolero now!!

luvknitting2 01-09-2008 02:49 PM

wow - thanks! That sure solved that problem didn't it? you are awesome.

scout52 01-09-2008 02:52 PM

Thanks Jan!! I have just the yarn for that!!!

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