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Lion Brand® Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: 90690AD
Add a chic statement to your outfit with this tweed shrug.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 38 x 44 in. (96.5 x 112 cm), before folding and seaming
150-200 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Oak Tweed
Natural cream twisted with deep brown
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 25.98
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49
Circular knitting needle size 9 (5.5 mm), 29 in. (73.5 cm) long
16 sts + 22 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.
PATTERN STITCH K1, p1 Rib (odd number of sts) Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to last st, k last st.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.
Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.
Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.
SHRUG Cast on 153 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 42 in.
(106.5 cm) from beg.
Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 44 in.
(112 cm) from beg.
FINISHING Fold piece in half, bringing cast-on edge to bound off edge, to measure 38 x 22 in.
(96.5 x 56 cm).
Place markers on each of the 22 in.
(56 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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