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Knit Sparkling Shrug
Lion Brand® Trellis® - Microspun - Moonlight Mohair
Pattern Number: 50690

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: Medium, 1X
S/M (L/1X) Width 50 (54)" [127 (137) cm] cuff to cuff Length 16 1⁄4" [41.5 cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

PUBLISHED IN: Lion Brand Yarn Catalog - 2006 W


CORRECTIONS: (applied Feb 7, 2006)
Yarn amounts stated on web were incorrect. Correct amounts are - LION BRAND Trellis 2 balls #301 Night Life (A) 5 balls #303 Champagne (B) or colors of your choice - LION BRAND Microspun 2 balls #153 Ebony (C) or color of your choiceThe above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

500-301 Trellis Yarn: Night Life A sophisticated palette of blacks, grays and whites.
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.98
Note: (A)

500-303 Trellis Yarn: Champagne Warm browns and beiges.
Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 29.95
Note: (B)

910-153 Microspun Yarn: Ebony

True black


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 10.58
Note: (C)

510-208 Moonlight Mohair Yarn: Arctic Circle White and black with silver sparkles.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.99
Note: (D)

Lion Brand Size 15 [10 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 11.49


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
12 sts = 4" [10 cm] in pattern st When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
M1 (make 1 st) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle.

Knit this new stitch through the back loop.
sk2p Slip 1 st as if to knit, k2tog, pass slipped st over.



PATTERN STITCHES

Small Chevron Stitch (multiple of 8 sts + 1)
Row 1 (RS) K 1, M1, (k 2, sk2p, k 2, M1, k 1, M1) to last 8 sts, k 2, sk2p, k 2, M1, k 1.
Row 2 Purl.
Rep Rows 1-2 for Small Chevron st.



Large Chevron Stitch (multiple of 12 sts + 1)
Row 1 (RS) K 1, M1, (k 4, sk2p, k 4, M1, k 1, M1) to last 12 sts, k 4, sk2p, k 4, M1, k 1.
Row 2 Purl.
Rep Rows 1-2 for Large Chevron st.



Border Chevron Stitch (multiple of 12 sts)
Rnd 1 (RS) (K 4, sk2p, *k 4, M1, k 1, M1) around.
Rnd 2 Knit.
Rep Rnds 1-2 for Border Chevron st.



STRIPE SEQUENCE
*2 rows C, 8 rows B, 2 rows C, 4 rows B, 2 rows C, 4 rows B, 4 rows A, 2 rows D, 2 rows A, 2 rows C, 4 rows A; rep from *.

NOTES:
All yarns are used double throughout.

Shrug is knit sideways from cuff to cuff.


INSTRUCTIONS



SHRUG
With 2 strands of C held tog, cast on 33 sts.

Following Stripe Sequence, work in Small Chevron st for 3" [7.5 cm].
Inc Row K 1, M1, [(k 1, M1) twice, sk2p, (M1, k 1) 3 times, M1] 3 times, (k 1, M1) twice, sk2p, (M1, k 1) 3 times - 49 sts.
Size L/1X For Stripe Sequence between Inc and Dec Rows only, work 4 rows C (instead of 2 rows).
Continuing in Stripe Sequence, work in Large Chevron st until piece measures 25 (27)" [63.5 (68.5) cm] from beg; end with a WS row.

Then reverse Stripe Sequence until piece measures 47 (51)" [119.5 (129.5) cm] from beg; end with a WS row.
Dec Row (RS) K 1, M1, [(k2tog) twice, sk2p, (k2tog) twice, M1, k 1, M1] 3 times, (k2tog) twice, sk2p, (k2tog) twice, M1, k 1 - 33 sts.
Next Row Purl.
Continuing in reverse Stripe Sequence as established, work in Small Chevron st for 3" [7.5 cm].

Bind off.



FINISHING
Starting at each cuff, sew a 12" [30.5 cm] sleeve seam.

With RS facing and 2 strands of C held tog, beg at underarm seam, pick up and knit 72 (78) sts across bottom edge and 72 (78) sts across top edge - 144 (156) sts.

Place marker and join.

Work Border Chevron st (Size L/1X Begin and end at * in Rnd 1) in the following Stripe Sequence: 2 rows C, 4 rows B, 2 rows C, 8 rows B, 2 rows C.



Bind off.



Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
M1 = make 1
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sk2p = Slip 1, k2tog, pass sl st over
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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