Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Golden Honey Shrug
Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern Number: 80845AD
This lace shrug is open in the front and adds sparkle and glamour to any outfit.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 17 x 48 in. (43 x 122 cm)
861-170 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Topaz
Light gold with metallic gold
Quantity needed: 8 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 37.52
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59
Circular knitting needle size 9 (5.5 mm), 36 in. (91 cm) long
18 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Shell Lace pattern with larger needle and 2 strands of yarn held tog. 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.
sk2p Slip 1 as if to knit, k2tog, pass slipped stitch over - 2 sts decreased.
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog.
Seed Stitch (odd number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Rep Row 1 for Seed St.
Shell Lace (multiple of 11 sts + 1)
Row 1 and all WS Rows: Purl.
Row 2 (RS): K2tog, *k5, yo, k1, yo, k2, sk2p; rep from * end last rep with ssk instead of sk2p.
Row 4: K2tog, *k4, yo, k3, yo, k1, sk2p; rep from * end last rep with ssk instead of sk2p.
Row 6: K2tog, *k3,yo, k5, yo, sk2p; rep from * end last rep with ssk instead of sk2p.
Row 8: K2tog, *k2, yo, k1, yo, k5, sk2p; rep from * end last rep with ssk instead of sk2p.
Row 10: K2tog, *k1, yo, k3, yo, k4, sk2p; rep from * end last rep with ssk instead of sk2p.
Row 12: K2tog, *yo, k5, yo, k3, sk2p; rep from * end last rep with ssk instead of sk2p.
Rep Rows 1-12 for Shell Lace pattern.
K1, p1 Rib (even number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Rep Row 1 for K1, p1 Rib.
1) Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.
Work back and forth on circular needle, as if working on straight needles.
2) Shrug is worked with 2 strands of yarn held tog throughout.
With circular needle and 2 strands of yarn held tog, cast on 177 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.
Next Row: Purl.
Work in Seed st for 2 in.
With RS facing and 2 strands of yarn held tog, pick up and knit 52 sts evenly spaced along one short edge of Shrug.
Work in K1, p1 Rib for 4 1/2 in.
Rep on other short edge for second cuff.
Fold Shrug in half, bringing long edges tog.
Beg at one short end, sew about 11 in.
(28 cm) tog for sleeve.
Rep on opposite end for second sleeve.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
Every effort has been made to have the knitting and crochet instructions accurate and complete. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters and crocheters, human errors, or typographical mistakes.
We want your project to be a success! If you need help with this or any other Lion Brand pattern, e-mail support is available 7 days per week by mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
For over a thousand free patterns available in versions for the vision-impaired, visit our website http://www.LionBrand.com
To order, visit our website http://www.e-yarn.com or call: (800) 258-9276 any time!
Copyright ©1998-2011 Lion Brand Yarn Company, all rights reserved.
No pattern or other material may be reproduced -- mechanically, electronically, or by any other means, including photocopying -- without written permission of Lion Brand Yarn Company.
Click here for Non-Braille display: View With Images