PDF Trellis Lace Bolero Knitting Pattern - Sizes XS - 3X Instant Download

Sold by katebellando

This is a digital file

Get Shipping Estimate
In stock
Digital download

Made in Pipersville, Pennsylvania

Item details

This listing is for an instant download knitting pattern (PDF file).

This pattern was inspired by a favorite vintage lace bolero I found in a thrift shop. Its cropped length and 3/4 sleeves make it a perfect layering piece. The bolero works as well with jeans and a t-shirt as it does with a party dress. The pattern is knit in one piece in a classic trellis lace pattern and seamed at the sides before edges are finished with a simple k1 p1 rib.

The pictured sample was knit using either Naturally Caron "Country" or "Spa" yarn.

Needles Required: US 9 - 5.5 mm, US 7 - 4.5 mm (circular will work best, particularly in the size 7 needles, which are used for the ribbed edging )

One 3/4” button is required for finishing.

The lace pattern is extremely stretchy, and along with the dolman style sleeve, this top drapes nicely and is very forgiving.

Measurements for sizes XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, and 3X, respectively:

To fit bust: 35 (37.5, 39.5, 42, 44.5, 46.5, 49) inches

Following are the finished measurements for the garment, unstretched

Length from neckline to back hem: 12 (12.25, 12.5, 12.75, 13, 13.25, 13.5) inches

Sleeve length (from neckline to below elbow): 14 (14.5, 15, 15.5, 16, 16.5, 17)

Pattern copyright 2012 Kate Bellando. Patterns not intended for resale or commercial use.

Average review
Fast service, I have added seller to favorite list
Aug 30, 2011 by A fellow maker

More from this seller

Digital downloads
File delivery
Your files will be available to download once payment is confirmed. Here's how.


I currently accept Paypal and Direct Checkout only. Payment must be made within 24 hours of purchase, or the item will be relisted.

If you need to cancel an order, please do so as soon as possible. Orders cannot be cancelled once they have been shipped.

Patterns are now available for instant download as soon as your payment is received. If you have any download issues, please contact me.

6% sales tax will be applied to all non-clothing items purchased within the state of Pennsylvania.

Returns & exchanges


I stand behind the quality of my work, and am confident that you'll be completely satisfied with your purchase. However, I will accept returns or exchanges on hand made items within 7 days of confirmed delivery. You must contact me within this time frame to return the item. Sorry, shipping costs & return shipping can not be refunded. Refunds or exchanges will be issued once the returned item arrives in new condition.

Sorry, but patterns and kits are NOT refundable. If you have an issue or question about your purchase, please convo me and I'll be happy to try & resolve it with you.

Additional policies

With proper care, your hand knit garment will last for years and years. I recommend dry cleaning for all hand knit items. Carefully hand washing of garments can work, but sometimes shrinkage or stretching can occur. You should never, never wash hand knits in a washing machine!

I accept custom orders, terms & payments to be arranged on an individual basis. (Please note that I can not duplicate another designer's work, or create work that includes others' copyrights or trademarks.) I will work closely with you to ensure that you're getting the item you envision. Custom orders are not returnable, and deposits on custom items are non-refundable.