Yarn

Sassy Shrug

By  Kathy Perry  for  Caron International

size: small (medium, large); cuff to cuff, 59 (61, 62)"

  • Sassy Shrug
  • Side/Back View
  • Back View

Materials

  • Charming yarn: Blue Green (0007), six (six, seven) balls (Caron)

Tools

  • Knitting needles, size 10 (or size needed toobtain gauge)
  • Split-ring stitch markers
  • Yarn needle
  • Optional: Row counter

Abbreviations

BO: bind off
RS: right side
st(s): stitch(es)
St st: stockinette stitch
WS: wrong side

  • Gauge
  • 1. In Stockinette stitch, 13 sts and 20 rows = 4"/10cm
  • Note
  • 1. Shrug is worked cuff to cuff.
  • Sleeve
  • 1. Cast on 34 (36, 38) sts.
  • 2. Begin St st; work even until piece measures 10" from the beginning: end with a WS row.
  • Shape Sleeve - 1st
  • 1. (RS) Beginning this row, include 1 st each side every 8 rows 6 (4, 4) times, every 6 rows 0 (3, 3) times, end with a WS row 46 (50, 52) sts; place a marker each side of next row.
  • Body
  • 1. Continuing in St st, work even until piece measures 23 (24, 25)" from marker, end with a WS row; place a marker each side of next row.
  • Shape Sleeve - 2nd
  • 1. (RS) Beginning this row, decrease 1 st each side every 6 rows (0, 3, 3) times, every 8 rows 6 (4, 4) times, end with a WS row 34 (36, 38) sts remain.
  • 2. Work even until sleeve measures same as first sleeve to cuff (10" from last decrease).
  • 3. BO all sts loosely.
  • Finishing
  • 1. With right sides together, fold piece in half lengthwise. Sew sleeves from cuff edge up the side to markers at beginning of body. Use yarn needle to weave in ends.