crochet, how to crochet a BOLERO/SHRUG for children0
hjml-collection 2 bolero round vest
need cotton 400gr (750 yrds)
crochet hook 4mm or bigger defends on how you want the gauge
starting at the back of the vest, work square of double crochet as follows:
chain 50 m
chain 70 l for children measurements
work 1dc in 3rd ch from hook in each to end
1st row * 1 dc in each dc to end
2nd row to 13 row repeat 1st row square completed
do not fasten off
work (30 50 70 ) chain defends on the size you’re making and slip stitch in 1st chain of the base chain. (left armhole made)
now work with 1sc in each DC of last row DO NOT FASTEN OFF
next work in rounds in shell stitch and starting in left armhole
1st round work 3ch (1DC) 1dc, 2ch, 2dc into the same stitch skip 2 chain,
*2dc, 2ch, 2dc into the same stitch skip 2ch * repeat from * to* around. Join with slip stitch in beginning chain 3.
slip stitch to chain 2 space of the previous round to start next round.
2nd -3rd rounds repeat the 1st round.
4th- 7th round work 3 chain (1 DC) 2DC, 2ch, 3DC in chain 2 space of the previous round
*3dc, 2ch,3dc in each space of the previous 2chain space *
repeat from * to * around. JOIN with slip stitch in beginning chain 3, sl st to ch 2 space to start next round
8th – 12 th round 3ch(1DC) 3dc, 2ch, 4 dc repeat until you succeeded the last rounds then fast off.
NOTE ***** IF YOU WANT TO MAKE IT BIGGER JUST ADD 1 DOUBLE CROCHET THEN IT IS UP TO YOU WHEN YOU WILL FASTEN IT OFF….
ARMHOLE EDGING**** join yarn with the slip stitch and work 1sc in each st of armhole 1 to 3 rounds the fasten off now you finish the nice, and easy BOLERO that u might use it any time anywhere…. THANK YOU..