Little Silk Shrug
Description from Lace Style: “A lace garment doesn’t get much simpler than this little shrug. The lace motif has a four-row repeat - and two of those four rows are simple purl rows - that is easily memorized. The shrug is worked as a plain rectangle of lace that is bordered with garter stitch to give a casual and elastic finish to the edges. Because there’s no shaping and the stitch pattern is easy, this is a great project for first-time lace knitters. ; A delicious hand dyed silk yarn is a good foil for the shrug’s simple shape and repeating stitch pattern.”
Finished Size: About 26” (66 cm) long from cuff to cuff, 10½” (26.5 cm) circumference at cuff, and 11” (28 cm) long at center back including edging.
Yarn: Worsted weight (CYCA #4 Medium)
La Lana Phat Silk Fine (50% silk, 50% wool; 142 yd (130 m)/2 oz): pale indigo, 2 skeins
- Sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 8 (5 mm): straight.
- Edging - size 7 (4.5 mm): 24” (60 cm) circular (cir).
- Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle.
Additional Gauge: 17½ stitches and 26 rows = 4” (10 cm) in miniature leaf pattern on larger needles.