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Vine Bolero

I think I’ve said just about everything I have to say about this sweater. All that’s left now is the parade of finished photos!

Pattern: Vine Bolero by Emily Johnson

Yarn: Malabrigo Silky Merino in Bobby Blue

Needles: US7/4.5mm

I’m pretty happy with how this came out. It is a bit bigger than I usually wear my sweaters, but I don’t think it looks too bad or sloppy. I’m still on the fence about whether or not to add a stabilizing ribbon to the bottom hem. When I put it on to take some pictures it looked better than I thought it would, so I’m going to wait a while and wear it a few times before I make my final decision. I should be able to put it to good use soon – it’s gotten up in the 90s the past couple days, so I’m going to be breaking out my summer dresses sooner than later!

And now for some modeled (by me instead of my dress form (do people name their dress forms like they name their spinning wheels?)) pictures. I didn’t have J cut my head off on all these on purpose, it just somehow ended up that way.

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