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Stockinette Stitch Shrug
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: 90687AD Wrap yourself in warmth with this flattering shrug.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 34 x 38 in. (86.5 x 96.5 cm), before folding and seaming

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

480-152 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Espresso

Darkest brown


Quantity needed: 9 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 76.41

Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
LION BRAND circular knitting needle size 8 (5 mm), 29 in. long
GAUGE:
16 sts + 21 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). 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:
PATTERN STITCH K1, p1 Rib (multiple of 2 sts) Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to across.

Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.

Rep Row 2 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



SHRUG Cast on 136 sts.

Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 2 in.

(5 cm) from beg.

Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures 36 in.

(91.5 cm) from beg.

Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 38 in.

(96.5 cm) from beg.

Bind off.



FINISHING Fold piece in half, bringing cast-on edge and bound-off edges together, to measure 34 x 19 in.

(85.5 x 48.5 cm).

Place markers on each of the 19 in.

(48.5 cm) sides, 7 in.

(18 cm) below fold for armholes.

Seam sides from marker down to lower edge.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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