Checkered Past Shrug by Joan Forgione

Checkered Past Shrug

Knitting
October 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1322 - 1983 yards (1209 - 1813 m)
64 (66½, 69)" (162.5 [169, 175.5] cm) from cuff to cuff and 14 (16, 17¾)" (35.5 [40.5, 45] cm) tall at center back. Shrug shown measures 64" (162.5 cm).
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This classic shrug is worked in two pieces from the center back to the wrist with a simple lace and cable repeat that resembles a checkerboard when complete. Garter stitch edges the upper and lower bands and cuffs.