Retro Rogue by Anik St. Louis
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Retro Rogue

March 2013
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked, 2x2 ribbing
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 13 - 9.0 mm
416 - 624 yards (380 - 571 m)
Flapper (XS-S), Romantique (S-M), Rennaissance (M-L), Rubenesque (L-XL)
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Inspired from a vintage photo, this shawl-collared shrug with short sleeves and all-over ribbing is knit in a chunky yarn. It is knit flat, short seams under the arms and along the sides make for minimal finishing.

SIZES AVAILABLE (one size will fit many busts, depending on how open or closed you would like it)
-Flapper (30-36)
-Romantique (34-40)
-Renaissance (38-48)
-Rubenesque (46-52)

20,5 sts/16 rows = 4” in unblocked (unstretched) 2×2 ribbing. The stretchy nature of ribbing allows for some leeway when calculating gauge – 1 stitch off in either direction will not adversely affect the fit of the garment.

-4 (4, 5, 6) skeins Malabrigo Chunky
-4 (4, 5, 6) skeins Peruvia Quick
-416 (416, 520, 624) yards/380 (380, 475, 570) meters of any chunky or bulky yarn in a 12 to 14 sts gauge range – adjust needle size accordingly to obtain a gauge of 20,5sts/16 rows in 2x2 ribbing.