1950s Spring Bolero - Vintage Knitting Pattern - PDF eBook

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This darling little bolero is just a perfect retro 50s piece to add to any wardrobe! And fun to knit, at that!


Instructions provided for size 12. Changes for size 14, 16 and 18 are in parenthesis.

Size 12: bust 30", waist 25"-26", hips 33"
Size 14: bust 32", waist 26.5" -27", Hips 35"
Size 16: bust 34", waist 28"-29", Hips 37"
Size 18: bust 36", waist 30"-31", Hips 39"


Original Yarn: Nomotta Mothproof Zephyr Fingering Yarn

GAUGE: 7 sts = 1 in; 10 rows = 1 in.


One pair straight Size 3 (standard).
Crochet hook size 5 (standard).


Each pattern is hand-picked from my vast personal collection of exclusive and authentic vintage knitting, crochet, sewing, and other traditional needle arts & crafts patterns. This is where my passion for all things vintage and love of handcrafting collides with my inner hoarder... Resulting in a spectacular vintage pattern explosion!!

You will receive a professionally scanned and digitally restored PDF eBook copy of the pattern as an INSTANT DOWNLOAD, thus avoiding those pesky shipping costs.

All patterns are scanned and processed by yours truly - a meticulous professional Graphic Designer with over 15 years of experience, and a rockin' high-resolution scanner to boot ;)

Enjoy this vintage deliciousness!!


All pattern designs sold are in the public domain which means that unlike with patterns of today - YOU ARE FREE TO SELL FINISHED PRODUCTS & GARMENTS COMMERCIALLY - on Etsy and beyond (However, the PDF eBooks themselves, as produced by Nostalgia Rules, are protected by Copyright - please see shop policy for more details.)


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Jan 25, 2013 by A fellow maker
All patterns arrived and are even more woderful than I'd hoped! Thank you so much for all your help :o)
May 22, 2012 by A fellow maker
Very quick response and beautiful pattern. Thank you :D
Apr 30, 2011 by A fellow maker
Mar 16, 2011 by A fellow maker

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