Springtime in Paris Shrug by Berta Karapetyan

Springtime in Paris Shrug

Knitting
yarn held together
Worsted
+ Worsted
= DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
1386 - 1694 yards (1267 - 1549 m)
34-40" (86-101.5cm)
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Summary: Shrug knit in a mixture of stockinette and brioche stitch, knit holding 2 strands of yarn together for the brioche stitch, and knitting with a single strand of yarn in the stockinette areas of the pattern.



Knitted Measurements:


Bust: 34 (36, 38, 40)" 86 (91.5, 96.5, 101.5)cm

Length: 18 (18 1/2, 19, 19 1/2)" 46 (47, 48, 49.5)cm

Upper arm: 11 (12, 13, 14)" 28, (30.5, 33, 35.5)cm



Gauge notes:

24 sts and 30 rows = 4" (10cm) over stockinette stitch with single strand of the recommended yarn.



12 sts and 14 rows = 4" (10cm) over brioche st, using size 11 needles with 2 strands of yarn held together.



From the pattern description: Beat those winter-weekend blahs with this janty shrug.  The bright green color brings out the details of the brioche stitch, but the eye-catching wide lapels are the real highlight.  Careful construction and shaping are essential in creating this wool/cashmere piece.