Finished Object: Matrimonio Bolero

Has anyone tried to photograph a bolero? It’s crazy! The soon-to-be-bride tried on the matrimonio bolero (link goes to the FasOLA blog) and it was gorgeous on her. It fit perfectly and I couldn’t be more pleased with that part. The problem is that I can’t get a good picture! Look at this picture to…

Blocking Matrimonio Bolero

Eep. I’m so excited I managed to finish and block the matrimonio bolero yesterday morning! Last night, I seamed the arms and am taking it into work today to see how it works on the soon-to-be-bride. I can’t believe how fast it knit up – and the measurements look correct so I’ll know soon if…

Swatches and An-Almost-Half-Done Bolero

This matrimonio bolero pattern is an incredibly fast and gorgeous knit. I made the two swatches (it took less than an hour to make both!) and showed them to the bride. The first is the Rozetti Polaris in Cloud Cover: I love this yarn  – I’m not a big sequin fan but this yarn has…

New Project: Matrimonio Bolera

A friend from work is getting married in just a few weeks and has requested a shrug/bolero type sweater to wear with her wedding dress. I’m so excited about this project; it will be my first lace shrug. We did a Ravelry search and found the Matrimonio Bolero by a designer named Aleksandra who goes by FasOLA online….