Keya Shrug by Linda Marveng
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Keya Shrug

Knitting
March 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Garer stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
911 - 1232 yards (833 - 1127 m)
XS/S (M/L, XL/2XL)
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Voluminus hidden sand cables in a tweed mixture made of Rowan Lima and Rowan Fine Tweed, creates a divine texture for this shrug with bell cuffs worked sideways in one piece. You begin at one cuff and shape it in the round until the back where it is worked flat until the opposite sleeve. Why not lengthen the back by adding a loose back piece attached with an earring or a brooch? Make a loose reversible Keya scarf and use it as a collar for the shrug; named Keya after the bloom of a flower.

Keya Shrug pattern is available to download in English and in Norwegian (på norsk).

Sizes:
XS/S (M/L, XL/2XL)

Finished Measurements:
Full length: 155 cm/61”
Widest back: 40 (42.5, 45) cm/15.75 (16.75, 17.75)”
Cuff width: 34 (36.5, 39) cm/13.5 (14.25, 15.25)”
Cuff length: 16 cm/6.25”
Sleeve width after cuff: 24 (26.5, 29) cm/9.5 (10.5, 11.5)”

Yarn: Rowan Lima (84% baby alpaca, 8% merino, 8% nylon, 50 g, 110 m/120 yds). Sample is knitted in Bolivia 890:
Shrug: 8 (8, 9) skeins; 833 (879, 925) m/911 (961, 1011) yds
Loose Back Piece: 2 (2, 2) skeins; 172 (187, 202) m/188 (204, 221) yds
http://www.knitrowan.com/yarns/lima
Rowan Fine Tweed (100% wool, 25 g, 90 m/98 yds). Sample is knitted in Arncliffe 360:
Shrug: 10 (10, 11) skeins; 833 (879, 925) m/911 (961, 1011) yds
Loose Back Piece: 2 (3, 3) skeins; 172 (187, 202) m/188 (204, 221) yds
http://www.knitrowan.com/yarns/rowan-fine-tweed
Note: One strand of each yarn is held together throughout.
Or another dense Worsted/Aran (10 ply) yarn with or without a Fingering (4 ply) yarn.

Needles: 5.5 mm/US 9 circular needle (80 cm/32”) for Loose Back Piece and Shrug using magic loop method.
5.5 mm/US 9 DPNs.
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: Cable needle, 2 stitch markers, waste yarn and yarn needle.

Gauge: 16 sts and 27 rows in garter st using both yarns held together.
26 sts and 26 rows in Sand Cable measures 10 cm/4” square after blocking.
16 sts; 2 cables measures 6 cm/2.25” across after blocking.

Notes: The shrug is worked from cuff to cuff with bell shaping at each end. The cuff and sleeve is worked in the round until armhole, then worked flat across the back to the opposite sleeve where it is worked in the round to the final bind off at the cuff. Only the width varies between the different sizes, not the length. Adjust the length by removing or adding pattern repeats to each sleeve if desired.

Jewelry: Kaja Gjedebo Design.

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Det blir lagt til 25% MVA for mønsterkjøpere i Norge.