Seedling Shrug by Monika Sirna

Seedling Shrug

September 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
6.5 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in stitch pattern
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
110 - 400 yards (101 - 366 m)
6 months - 14 years
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This pattern is available for $5.85 USD buy it now

This pattern is available also as a part of What Dreams Are Made Of ebook for $16.00 USD.

Such a sweet little something!
This shrug will have your girl covered whether she is going about her regular day attending a ballet class, tutu and ballet slippers optional, or if she is getting ready for a wedding party.
The main feature is all over elegant Cabernet Cable, very modern but classic at the same time.
The shrug is close fitting and is meant to gently hug upper back and shoulders.

Sizing is based on cross back and upper arm measurement, links and details on how to measure are included in the pattern.
6m(18m, 2T, 4T, 6){8, 10, 12, 14}

This pattern is suitable for heavy fingering and sport weight merino yarns in solid or semisolid colors.
Sample (size 8) shown in Pashmina by Madelinetosh, Edison Bulb colorway.

110(140, 170, 240, 280){360, 380, 400, 400} yds
100(130, 160, 220, 260){330, 350, 370, 370} m

Gauge is specified over one repeat of Cabernet Cable (picture included in the pattern).

Difficulty level:
2 out of 5

Note: using piece of scrap yarn as lifeline and stitch markers between every pattern repeat is recommended for less experienced knitters.

2 cable needles (1 locking stitch marker)
1 stitch marker
tapestry needle

Techniques required:

Pattern includes:

  • Charted and written instructions;
  • 9 sizes, from 6months to 14 years;
  • 2 methods, either cuff to cuff or provisional CO;
  • Cabernet Cable (cabling without cable needle) photo tutorial

As the sizes are colorcoded printing in full color is recommended. Please highlight the numbers that apply to your size to avoid any confusion.
Please, read the entire pattern before printing to save ink and paper. There is a chance you will not need to print every page