Basic Shrug #L10061 by Lion Brand Yarn

Basic Shrug #L10061

April 2012
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14.5 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
720 yards (658 m)
38 x 39 in. (96.5 x 99 cm), before folding and seaming
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Stay comfy and cozy all winter long with this easy to knit shrug. The body of the shrug is knit as a rectangle, and then seamed together to create the armholes. (

Lion Brand Pattern #: L10061


Tweed Stripes® (Article #753) 5 balls
Shown in Orchid

Circular Knitting Needles 29 inches Size 10
Split Ring Stitch Markers

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

Shrug is knit flat in ribbing and stockinette stitch, then seamed. Ribbing forms a collar-like effect after shrug is constructed.

Construction schematics are provided.

Also available in other Lion Brand yarns:
Fishermen’s Wool Speckled Shrug
Heartland Basic Shrug #L30110
Nature’s Choice Organic Cotton Stockinette Stitch Shrug
Vanna’s Choice Harvest Shrug
Vanna’s Glamour Glitter Shrug