May Shrug Knitalong 2019 by Iris Schreier

May Shrug Knitalong 2019

Knitting
April 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
one size: 44" wide x 18" deep
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Start with double pointed needles to work the center out in the round, then using interchangeable needles you can continue in the round and increase the cord sizes. When you have completed the part of the shrug that is worked in the round, bind off stitches on top, take one section of sleeve 2 and transfer to waste yarn, bind off stitches, then continue knitting straight across sleeve 1. When sleeve 1 is completed, bind off. Then transfer sts from waste yarn to needles to complete sleeve 2 (same as sleeve 1). Cinch with one or 2 stitches to fasten the sleeves, and wear as a shrug--fits most sizes with 1 skein.

STITCHES USED: Yo (yarn over), SSK (slip, slip, knit, a left slanted decrease of 1 st), M2 (knit through front and back of lifted bar between 2 sts that has been twisted to prevent hole)—an increase of 2 st

We are starting this knitalong on May 15. If you wish to join, please create a project page by hitting “cast on” here, then add a photo of the yarn you will use. This must be one of the following yarns: Silk Dream, Silk Day Dream, Rhapsody Light, Rhapsody Glitter Light, Ensemble Light, Ensemble Glitter Light. All you need is 1 skein.
On or about May 15, you will receive the first part of the knitalong by Ravelry private message. I hope you join us for this perfect project for spring/summer.

Here’s our discussion group for additional information. This is a great place to ask any questions. https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/artyarns-knitalongs-and-designs/3902748