The clever construction of this fitted shrug has the fronts separately knitted from the bottom, then joined to continue down the back as one piece. The cap sleeves and ribbed details at the collar make this garment fun to wear as much as it is to knit.
From the Knit Rowan website:
This neat fitting shrug, with shawl collar has been designed by Martin Storey using Creative Focus Worsted this pattern can also be knitted in Pure Wool Superwash Worsted (superwash wool.)
Finished chest width dimensions:
43: 48: 54: 60: 67 cm
17: 19: 21½: 23½: 26½ inches
photographed with Creative Focus Worsted in Carmine 02055
3, 3, 4, 4, 4 skeins
660, 660, 880, 880, 880 yards
Yarn substitution note:
If you choose you could also knit this project in Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted. Please note that this yarn has a slightly different row tension as standard so please check your tension carefully and adjust needles accordingly.
Our suggested Pure Wool Superwash Worsted yarn shade is Cardinal 136.