Midnight Shrug

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Great for dressing up a simple sleeveless dress or tank top, this shrug is knitted from the top down with simple raglan increases for a quick, elegant knit.

Difficulty: Advanced.

Finished Measurements

Back width: 15.75 [16.75, 18, 19, 20.25, 20.75, 22 / 23, 24.25, 24.75, 26, 27, 28.25] inches, 40 [42.5, 46, 48, 51.5, 52, 56 / 58.5, 61.5, 63, 66, 68.5, 72] cm
Sleeve length underarm: 8 inches, 20.5 cm

To measure size needed, measure body underarm above bust and divide by 2. Choose the finished measurement closest to this number.
Shown in size 18 inches/46cm

Gauge

14 sts/20 rows = 4″/10cm in lace pattern on larger needles, blocked

20 sts/24 rows = 4″/10cm in 3×2 ribbing on smaller needles, lightly stretched

Materials

Rowan ‘Handknit Cotton’ [100% Cotton; 92 yd/84m per 50g skein]; color: Thunder (335); 4 [5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6 / 6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8] skeins

US #7/4.5mm: 1 pair double pointed needles, 1 circular needle, 32-inches (80cm)

US #8/5mm: 1 pair double pointed needles, 1 circular needle, 32-inches (80cm)

Notions: Waste yarn; tapestry needle; 2 stitch markers; safety pin.

(Note that the shrug is also pictured in green, however the green yarn used is no longer commercially available.)

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