Ruck It! by Josh Ryks-Robinsky

Ruck It!

by Josh Ryks-Robinsky
June 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
in Garter Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
560 - 600 yards (512 - 549 m)
One Size
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Ruck; noun: 1) a crease or wrinkle.

Get ready to Ruck It with this simple, easy shawl! This shawl uses very simple increases, decreases, slipped stitches, and a small cable detail to “ruck it” - all with one skein of Yowza!

Perfect for beginners or anyone looking to maximize their SQUISH factor, Ruck It will give you a fun, funky fresh shawl that’s perfect to snuggle with and make that wardrobe POP!

So what are you waiting for? RUCK IT!

Size: Sample shown measures: 77 in/ 196 cm along the top edge; 18 in/ 46 cm along the center of the shawl. Shawl size may vary, depending on individual knitter’s gauge, yarns used, and blocking preferences.

Recommended yarn: Worsted Weight/DK weight yarn in a fun, squishy fiber and color!

Sample Used: Miss Babs Yowza! (100% Merino; 560 yd/ 512 m) in “Midas Touch”

Yardage: 560 yd / 512 m.

Needles: US size 9/5.5 mm circular needles in a 32-40 inch / 80-100 cm length.

Gauge: 4-4.5 sts to the inch in garter stitch on a US size 9/5.5 mm needle.

Notions: Cable needle, scissors, and tapestry needle.

Techniques Used in this Pattern: Slipped stitches, a simple cable, yarn over increases, simple decreases, an I-Cord bind off, and basic knits and purls.