ABBIE

Knitting
September 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
388 - 432 yards (355 - 395 m)
3-4 (5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12) years
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This not-so-basic shrug has lots great features. Short row shaping eliminates the usual pouching of excess fabric at the back sides, instructions are included for optional thumbholes, and the cross back measurement can easily be adjusted to fit any size. A pretty lace stitch pattern finishes the sleeve cuffs. If you are interested in an adult version of this shrug, check out ABIGALE.

Yardage requirements:
3-4 yrs: 388yds (355m)
5-6 yrs: 399yds (365m)
7-8 yrs: 410yds (375m)
9-10 yrs: 421yds (385m)
11-12 yrs: 432yds (395m)

This pattern uses a provisional cast-on. For more information on this technique, visit How to Avoid the Provisional Cast-on Pitfall to get the best results with your finished project.