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Easy Lace Shrug
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 80064AD This beautiful lace bolero adds a classic touch to any outfit.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
17 x 48 in. (43 x 122 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-130 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Honey

Deep gold


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.87

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Circular needle size 7 (4.5 mm), 24 in. (61 cm) long
GAUGE:
16 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Shell Lace pattern using larger needles. 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:
Seed Stitch
Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * across.


Row 2: K the purl sts, p the knit sts as they appear.


Rep Row 2 for Seed St.



Shell Lace (multiple of 11 sts + 1)
Row 1 (WS) and all WS Rows: Purl.


Row 2: K2 tog, *k5, yo, k1, yo, k2, sl 1, k2 tog, psso; rep from * end last repeat ssk.


Row 4: K2 tog, *k4, yo, k3, yo, k1, sl 1, k2 tog, psso; rep from * end last repeat ssk.


Row 6: K2 tog, *k3,yo, k5, yo, sl 1, k2 tog, psso; rep from * end last repeat ssk.


Row 8: K2 tog, *k2, yo, k1, yo,k5, sl 1, k2 tog, psso; rep from * end last repeat ssk.


Row 10: K2 tog, *k1, yo, k3, yo, k4, sl 1, k2 tog, psso; rep from * end last repeat ssk.


Row 12: K2 tog, * yo, k5, yo, k3, sl 1, k2 tog, psso; rep from * end last repeat ssk.


Rep Rows 1-12 for Shell Lace.



K1, p1 Rib (worked over even # of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.


Rep Row 1 for K1, p1 Rib.

NOTES:
Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.

Work back and forth on circular needle, as if working on straight needles.


INSTRUCTIONS



BOLERO
With circular needle, cast on 155 sts.


Work in Seed st for 2 in.

(5 cm), end with a RS row.


Beg with Row 1, work Rows 1-12 of Shell Lace pattern 7 times.


Work in Seed st for 2 in.

(5 cm).

Bind off.



FINISHING
Cuffs
From RS, with smaller needles, pick up and k 46 sts along one end of Bolero.

Work in k1, p1 Rib for 4 1/2 in.

(11.5 cm).

Bind off in rib.

Work cuff on opposite end of Bolero in same way.


Seam cuff and about 6 1/2 in.

(16.5 cm) of cast-on and bound-off edges at each end of Bolero for sleeves.


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
MC = main color
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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