Basic Shrug
ITEM # 0165873P23
Basic Shrug
ITEM # 0165873P23
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Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Intermediate

DESCRIPTION +

SIZE:

About 38"x39" (96.5 x 99 cm), before folding and seaming

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand®:
    • Tweed Stripes, Orchid, 5 balls or color of your choice
    • Circular knitting needle size 10 (6 mm), 29" (73.5 cm) long
    • Stitch markers
    • Large-eyed blunt needle
  • Tape Measure
  • Scissors

GAUGE:

14 1/2 sts + 18 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
When matching the gauge in a pattern, the project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
To print the pattern, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).

PATTERN STITCH:
K1, p1 Rib (over even number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.

NOTE:

Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts. Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.

DIRECTIONS:

Cast on 138 sts.
Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 2" (5 cm) from beg.
Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work until piece measures 37" (94 cm) from beg.
Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 39" (99 cm) from beg.
Bind off.

FINISHING:

Fold piece in half, bringing cast-on and bound-off edges together, to measure 38"x19-1/2" (96.5 x 49.5 cm). Place markers on each of the 19-1/2" (49.5 cm) sides, 7" (18 cm) below fold for armholes. Seam each side from marker down to lower edge. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

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

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SIZE:

About 38"x39" (96.5 x 99 cm), before folding and seaming

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

GAUGE:

14 1/2 sts + 18 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
When matching the gauge in a pattern, the project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
To print the pattern, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).

PATTERN STITCH:
K1, p1 Rib (over even number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.

NOTE:

Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts. Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.

DIRECTIONS:

Cast on 138 sts.
Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 2" (5 cm) from beg.
Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work until piece measures 37" (94 cm) from beg.
Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 39" (99 cm) from beg.
Bind off.

FINISHING:

Fold piece in half, bringing cast-on and bound-off edges together, to measure 38"x19-1/2" (96.5 x 49.5 cm). Place markers on each of the 19-1/2" (49.5 cm) sides, 7" (18 cm) below fold for armholes. Seam each side from marker down to lower edge. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

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