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Mother and Daughter Twist Front Shrug

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Knitting
July 2012
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
5.5 stitches and 7.5 rows = 1 inch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
250 - 945 yards (229 - 864 m)
child size 2, (4, 6, 8, 10) years, size S, (M, L, XL, XXL) adult
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A deceivingly simple knit. The twist front is worked from side to side, joining the right front and left front together.
The shrug is cropped and has half- length sleeves. Crochet or knit trim creates a decorative neckline. Available in child and adult sizes. The adult sizes have optional vertical bust shaping.

To Fit Sizes:
2, (4, 6, 8, 10) years,
S, (M, L, XL, XXL) adult

Approximate Chest Measurement: **
21”, (23 ¼, 24 ¾, 27, 29) child
32”, (36, 40, 44, 48) adult

Length:
8”, (9, 10 ½, 12, 13) child,
14”, (14 ½, 15, 15 ½, 16) adult

Garment is designed with 0-2” of negative ease at chest

Materials
Child: 250, (300, 350, 400, 440) yards, I used Dale Svale (114 yds each) color 9425 Green Apple
Adult: 610, (675, 750, 810, 875) yards, I used Plymouth Jeannee DK (135 yds each) color 53 Orange

  • US size 5 straight knitting needles or size to obtain gauge
  • sewing needle
  • cable needle
  • 4 removable markers
  • crochet hook size 3.5mm crochet hook

Gauge
5.5 sts, 7.5 rows =1” in st st on size 5 needles,
5.75 sts = 1” in 2x2 ribbing on size 5 needles, slightly stretched.