Shusui Shrug
April 1, 2017
June 19, 2017

Shusui Shrug

Project info
Shusui Shrug by Susanne Sommer
Shrug / Bolero
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1,619 yards
Dragonfly Fibers Pixie
1093 yards in stash
1.7 skeins = 807.5 yards (738.4 meters), 192 grams
Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering
none left in stash
2 skeins = 714.0 yards (652.9 meters), 200 grams
Knit Picks
Leading Men Fiber Arts Showcase
392 yards in stash
0.2 skeins = 98.0 yards (89.6 meters), 20 grams
April 27, 2016

I can not believe how long that took! Don’t forget the last increase on that left edge! I don’t know how many times I had to rip back because I had forgotten.

After a while it became pretty easy to memorize the pattern.

I realized towards the end that I never did a swatch for this! Eek! I think mine is a lot longer before those armholes. I was running out of my main color yarn, so I did my sleeves with two color brioche instead of single color. I only had about 15grams of yarn left for the sleeves. Ideally they would be a little longer, but I think they will block out longer. I hope this doesn’t end up huge!

I needed a second skein of the KP Hawthorne yarn but the second skein I ordered looked nothing like the first one. Someone in the KP group was willing to help me out and sell me her skein that was a closer match.

6/23: Finished blocking! It is huge! I’m glad I didn’t make my sleeves longer. Ideally it would be a little shorter before the sleeve openings, but it is nice and big and snuggly.

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by Dragonfly Fibers
100% Merino
430 yards / 113 grams

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Light Fingering
100% Merino
490 yards / 100 grams

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80% Wool, 20% Nylon
357 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: April 2, 2017
  • Updated: July 3, 2017
  • Progress updates: 4 updates