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Old 01-09-2008, 01:08 PM   #1
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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.
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Old 01-09-2008, 01:39 PM   #2
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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....
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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?

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

http://www.knittingpureandsimple.com/new.html
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wow - thanks! That sure solved that problem didn't it? you are awesome.
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Thanks Jan!! I have just the yarn for that!!!
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