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Collared Shrug (Intermediate)

MEASUREMENTS

Sizes S (M-L-XL)

Length from cast on to cast/bind off (approx)

162 (170-178-188) cms/65 (68-71-75) ins

YARN

#009 9 (9-11-12) x 50g balls

Needles

A 5.00mm (US 8), (UK 6) Circular Needle or size

that gives correct tension/gauge.

Materials

A Yarn Needle; Matching plain yarn for sewing

seams.

TENSION/gauge

15 sts and 21 rows to 10 cm/4 ins over

stocking st, using 5.00mm (US 8), (UK 6)

Knitting Needles.

Note - Correct tension/gauge is essential

for a successful handknit.

Abbreviations

St/s - stitch/es, K - Knit, P - Purl, RS - right

side, WS - wrong side, stocking st - 1 row K, 1

row P, patt - pattern, sl - slip next st purlways,

rep - repeat, beg - begin/ning, cont - continue,

inc - increase, dec - decrease, rem - remain/

ing, foll - follow/ing, alt - alternate.

CREATE

Shrug (beg with Sleeve)

Using 5.00mm (US 8), (UK 6) Circular Needle, cast

on 50 sts.

Note - Work in rows not rounds.

Beg patt - 1st row (RS) - * P2, K1, sl 1, K1, rep

from * to end.

2nd row - * P3, K2, rep from * to end.

Last 2 rows form patt.

Cont in patt until work measures 25 cms/10 ins

from beg, working last row on RS, thus completing

cuff for sleeve.

Note - RS of cuff will be facing when cuff is

folded back.

Work 2 rows stocking st (beg with a knit row).

Cont in stocking st, inc one st at each end of next

row, then in every foll 4th row until there are 78

(74-70-72) sts, then in every foll alt row until

there are 82 (90-98-104) sts.

Cont without shaping until work measures 56 (58-

60-64) cms/22½ (23-24-25½) ins from beg,

ending with a purl row.

Tie a coloured thread at each end of last row to

mark end of sleeve seam.

Beg Back - Cont in stocking until work

measures 50 (54-58-60) cms/20 (21½-23-

24) ins from coloured threads, ending with

a purl row.

Tie a coloured thread at each end of last row to

mark end of Back.

Beg Sleeve - Work in stocking st until sleeve

measures the same as other sleeve from first

coloured threads to end of sleeve shaping,

ending with a purl row.

Dec one st at each end of next row, then in

every foll alt row until 76 (72-68-70) sts rem,

then in every foll 4th row until 50 sts rem.

Work 2 rows stocking st.

Work in patt as for other sleeve, beg with a

2nd row (WS) until patt section measures 25

cms/10 ins working last row on WS.

Cast/bind off loosely in patt.

Collar

With WS facing and using 5.00mm (US 8),

(UK 6) Circular Needle, knit up 75 (80-85-90)

sts evenly along one side of Shrug between

coloured threads.

Note - Work in rows not rounds.

1st row (WS) - * P3, K2, rep from * to end.

2nd row - * P2, K1, sl 1, K1, rep from * to

end.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows until collar measures 15

cms/6 ins from beg, working last row on WS.

Cast/bind off loosely in patt.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Using yarn needle, darn in

ends. Usng yarn needle, matching plain yarn

and back stitch, join sleeve seams to coloured

threads (beg of collar), reversing seam for half

of patt sections of sleeves for cuff. Turn back

cuff onto RS.

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