Sweetgrass Shrug by Donna Yacino

Sweetgrass Shrug

Knitting
December 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Pattern stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
670 - 1340 yards (613 - 1225 m)
Bust (closed) – 33(37-41-45-49-53-57)"
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An allover stitch pattern is set into a cropped shrug with three-quarter length sleeves. The body is worked in one piece from front to back, with sleeves picked up and knit down. An I-cord edging flows into braided ties used to close the front.

Shown in size 41”

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust (closed) – 33(37-41-45-49-53-57)“
Length – 12(12½-12¾-13½-14-15¼-16)”

YARN
BERROCO MODERN COTTON DK (100 grs): 2(2-3-3-3-4-4) hanks #6616 Elms

NEEDLES and NOTIONS
Straight needles, size 9 (5.50 mm) or size to obtain gauge
36” or longer circular needle, size 7 (4.50 mm)
2 double-pointed needles (dpns), size 7 (4.50 mm)
1 st holder
Waste yarn for provisional cast-on and to hold sts

GAUGE
24 sts and 20 rows = 4” in Pat St

NOTE
Fronts are worked from bottom to top separately, then joined with sts cast on in center for back neck. Back is worked down. Sleeves are picked up along armholes and worked down.