Shimmer Lace Shrug by Michele Rose Orne
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Shimmer Lace Shrug

June 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows
in 22 stitches (2 pattern repeats wide) and 32 rows (4 pattern repeats high)= 5.25 inches (13.5 cm) wide and 5.5 inches (14 cm) high in pattern from Body chart on larger needles
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1408 - 2072 yards (1287 - 1895 m)
37 (41, 48, 51)" 94 (104, 122, 129.5)cm

Additional Notions: One 1.5” (3.8cm) brooch or decorative pin closure.

Designer Notes: “In this lace shrug, I wanted a bit of shimmer for a festive feeling. I knew that the sparkle would impart a dressy look, but I wanted a garment that could be worn at other times as well. I found the answer by working a thin Lurex yarn that reflects the light along with a fine mohair that softens the shummer… For a less dressy look, substitute a solid yarn (such as Tahki Dream) for the sparkly Lurex.” --Michele Rose Orne

Update: The Rowan Lurex Shimmer yarn has since been discontinued and you may substitute Lang/Berroco Lurex in color #0060 burgundy or Katia/Knitting Fever Gatsby in color #16 burgundy.

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