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#333 Lila Shrug PDF Knitting Pattern

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Product Description

A beautiful lace layer instantly elevates any outfit, especially when it's a hand knit version in a gorgeous, hand dyed yarn.

This shrug is also ultra feminine with its blousy sleeves and shoulder hugging shape.

The back is knit first in lace, starting with a provisional cast on. The lace is transitioned to Stockinette stitch as the back neckline is bound off and for the short row shaping of the shoulders. Stockinette stitch is continued for the fronts, with decreases to shape.

Sleeves are picked up and knit down to the wrists in lace, then gathered at the cuffs and finished in ribbing.

Lastly, the wide ribbed edge is picked up and knit in the round to complete the shrug shape.

This design knits up perfectly in the merino wool yarn shown here, which allows for the aggressive blocking needed to bring out the openness of the lace. Be sure your yarn choice can also be stretched out and blocked well to bring out the beauty of the delicate lace. Only 2 or 3 hanks are required of the madeline Tosh yarn used here, depending on the size. 

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Finished Knit Back Measurements: 13 ¾ (15 ¼, 18 ¼, 19 ¾, 21 ¼, 24 ¼, 25 ¾)" [35 (38.5, 46.5, 50, 54, 61.5, 65.5) cm]. TO FIT SIZES: XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) or Bust Sizes 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54)" [71-76 (81.5-86.5, 91.5-96.5, 101.5-106.5, 112-117, 122-127, 132-137) cm]. There is approx ¾–1 ¾" [2-4.5 cm] intended negative ease across the BACK at the BUST. Please choose your size based on desired BACK width. 

Skill Level: Intermediate 2

Yarn Used: 
madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% Superwash Merino Wool); 3.5 oz/100g [420 yds/384 m] per hank: 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3) hanks in Rain Water.

Pattern Gauge:
16 sts and 30 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Lace on smaller needle, aggressively blocked.
Yarn Label Gauge and Information:
fingering-weight merino wool. Yarn label info: 26- 30 rows = 4" [10 cm] on size 1-2 [2.25-2.75 mm] needles.

Approximate Total Yardage Required: 565 (605, 660, 725, 770, 880, 950) yds [517 (553, 604, 663, 704, 805, 869) m]. NOTE: The shrug is aggressively blocked to open up the lace. Please choose a yarn that can be stretched and blocked aggressively. 

Some suggested yarns to try:
Rohrspatz & Wollmeise Pure 100% Merino Superwash, Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight, Koigu Painter's Palette Premium Merino (KPPPM), Dream in Color Smooshy, Knit Picks Stroll Tonal or Gloss Fingering, Shibui Knits Sock, Ella Rae Lace Merino
If you have a yarn substitute to suggest for this project, email us!

Knitting Needles Used: Size 7 [4.5 mm] 32-40" [80-100 cm] circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE; Size 8 [5.0 mm] needles OR one size larger than main needle

Please note: SweaterBabe.com patterns are authorized for home use only and are not to be knit/crocheted for resale. All pattern sales are final.


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