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Langston

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Knitting
May 2011
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
125 - 475 yards (114 - 434 m)
3mo (6mo, 12mo, 18mo, 2T, 4T, 6, 8, 10)
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Langston is a feminine yet classic child’s shrug, perfect for any season. It is knit top down with raglan sleeves. It features eyelet increases, cables, three-quarter sleeves and ruffles at the waist and sleeve cuffs.

Measurements: Chest 17.4 (18.6, 19.6, 20.8, 21.8, 25.4, 27.4, 28.8, 30.6) in. 44.2 (47.2, 49.8, 52.8, 55.4, 64.5, 69.6, 73.2, 77.7) cm.

Length 4.4 (5.4, 5.9, 6.4, 6.9, 8.1, 9.1, 11.1, 12.6) in. 11.1 (13.7, 14.9, 16.2, 17.5, 20.6, 23.2, 28.3, 32.1) cm.

Yarn: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins Knit Picks Gloss DK 70% Merino wool, 30% Silk in Robot

(This pattern was originally knit and designed using Knit Picks Andean Silk, but it will be published on Knit Picks IDP with the gloss. I highly recommend getting the Andean Silk though and knitting it with that yarn instead.)

Yardage: 125 (175, 200, 225, 275, 300, 375, 425, 475) yds.
114.3 (160, 182.9, 205.7, 251.5, 274.3, 342.9, 388.6, 434.3) m.

Supplies:
US8 (5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge, 24” (60cm) Circulars and DPNs, 32”(80cm) for larger sizes
US6 (4mm), or two sizes smaller, 24” circulars for button bands
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers
2 ~ ¾” (1.9 cm) Buttons

“Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.” ~ Langston Hughes


©Teresa Cole of Comfort Wool, All Rights Reserved. 2010-2011. Items knit from this pattern are to be used for personal use, gifts or charity. You may not sell items made from this pattern. This pattern can be printed but cannot be distributed in hardcopy or electronically, for free or for resale.