Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
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caron® cotton angel cakes™ crochet motif bolero

Made with Caron® Cotton Angel Cakes™, this relaxed fit bolero worked in motifs and half motifs is a great piece for spring and cool summer nights.
Step 1
SIZES:
  • Sizes represented as XS/M L/XL 2/5XL
  • Number of skeins required: 2 (3-4) Ball(s) – Sunny Day

To Fit Bust Measurement:

  • XS/M 28-38" [71-96.5 cm]
  • L/XL 40-46" [101.5-117 cm]
  • 2/5XL 48-62" [122-157.5 cm]
NOTE: Ch 3 at beg of rnd counts as dc.
Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:
Motifs (Make 12)
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Ch 6. Join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3. 15 dc in ring. Join with sl st to top of ch-3. (16 dc.)
Rnd 2: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch 1). *1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch-4.
Rnd 3: Ch 3. *2 dc in next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last ch-1 sp. 2 dc in last ch-1 sp. Join with sl st to top of ch-3. (48 dc.)
Rnd 4: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp. *Ch 5. Sl st in 5th ch from hook. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 2. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 3. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 2. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * around, omitting final sc in last rep. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 5: Sl st in next ch-5 sp. Ch 3. (4 dc. Ch 3. 5 dc) in same sp. *1 sc in next ch-2 sp. 5 dc in next ch-3 sp.1 sc in next ch-2 sp.** (5 dc. Ch 3. 5 dc) in next ch-5 sp. Rep from * around, ending last rep at **. Join with sl st to top of ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 6: Join yarn with sl st to any corner ch-3 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) in same sp. *Ch 5. 1 dc in next sc. Ch 3. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 3. Skip next 2 dc. 1 dc in next sc. Ch 5.** (1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * around, ending last rep at **. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 7: Sl st in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3. (2 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in same sp. *6 dc in next ch-5 sp. (4 dc in next ch-3 sp) twice. 6 dc in next ch-5 sp.** (3 dc. Ch 2. 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * around, ending last rep at **. Join with sl st to top of ch-3.
Rnd 8: Ch 1. Work 1 sc in each dc and (2 sc. Ch 2. 2 sc) in each corner ch-2 sp around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 9: Ch 1. Work 1 sc in each sc and (2 sc. Ch 2. 2 sc) in each corner ch-2 sp around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep Rnd 9 until work measures 7 (8½-10½)" [18 (21.5-26.5 cm)] square. Fasten off.
Half Motifs (Make 2)
NOTE: Worked back and forth in rows
Ch 6. Join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
Row 1: (RS) Ch 3. 9 dc in ring. Turn. 10 dc.
Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and 1 ch). *1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Rep from * to last st. 1 dc in 3rd ch of ch-4. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 3. *2 dc in next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last ch-1 sp. 2 dc in last ch-1 sp. 1 dc in top of ch-3. 28 dc. Turn.
Row 4: Ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. Ch 4. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 2. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 3. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 2. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 5. Sl st in 5th ch from hook. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 2. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 3. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 2. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 2. Skip next 2 dc. 1 dc in top of ch-3. Turn.
Row 5: Ch 3. 5 dc in ch-2 sp. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. 5 dc in next ch-3 sp. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. (5 dc. Ch 3. 5 dc) in ch-5 sp. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. 5 dc in next ch-3 sp. 1 sc in next ch-2 sp. 6 dc in next ch-4 sp. Turn.
Row 6: Ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. Ch 5. 1 dc in next sc. Ch 3. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 3. 1 dc in next sc. Ch 5. (1 sc. Ch 3. 1 sc) in next ch-3 sp. Ch 5. 1 dc in next sc. Ch 3. Skip next
2 dc. 1 sc in next

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:
Beg = Beginn(ing)
Ch = Chain(s)
Dc = Double Crochet
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right Side
Sc = Single Crochet
Sl st = Slip Stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together

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