Black Widow Shrug by Kelli Slack

Black Widow Shrug

October 2018
Light Fingering ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
800 - 1100 yards (732 - 1006 m)
Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large (34, 36, 38, 40 -inch chest)

Black Widow is a strong character and unafraid to use her looks to her advantage. She needed a shrug that was both sexy and practical. Afterall, she might need to escape a tricky situation.

Constructed from side to side with a repetitive lace pattern, you’ll enjoy switching from round to flat knitting and back again. Increases, decreases, and ribbing will keep you on your toes.

This pattern is meant for adventurous novice knitters to experienced knitters and all those in-between. Both written and charted directions are included in this pattern. Please read the entire pattern before beginning.

Yarn: 2 Skeins Teresa Ruch Designs, Tencel, 520 yards each, 100% Tencel (~800, 900, 1000, 1100 yards used)

Needle: US 4 (3.5 mm) Signature circulars or needles to obtain gauge

Gauge: 5.5 stitches per inch (spi) and 8 rows per inch (rpi) OR 22 stitches & 32 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette

Size: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large (34, 36, 38, 40 -inch chest)

To alter the size: Add or subtract repeats of the chart OR adjust your gauge to increase or decrease the length of the shrug as needed.