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Lace Shrug free knitting pattern

Lace Shrug free knitting pattern



Get the most out of your knitting with this multifunctional shrug that will shield you from the chill on an early summer evening.

This dainty shrug can be buttoned in a variety of ways; experiment and find what suits your style! Adorn with mismatched vintage buttons to make this shrug uniquely your own!

Sizes

Woman's small (medium, large)

Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Finished Measurements 13 (14,15) wide x 34 (40,40) inches long, unbuttoned

Materials

• Imperial Yarn Tracie Too (sport weight (2); 100% wool; 395 yds/4 oz per skein): 1 (1,2) skein(s) sweet plum

• Size 7 (4.5mm) 24-inch circular and double-point needles or size needed to obtain gauge

• Size G/6 (4mm) crochet hook (for provisional cast-on)

• Stitch markers

• 12 (14,16) 1-inch assorted shell buttons

• Sewing needle and matching thread

Gauge

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in Lace pat.

To save time, take time to check gauge.

Special Abbreviations

Slip marker (sm): Slip marker from LH to RH needle.

Knit 3 together (k3tog): Knit next 3 sts tog (2 sts dec).

Purl 3 together (p3tog): Purl next 3 sts tog (2 sts dec).

Wrap and Turn (W&T): Slip next st pwise to RH needle, bring yarn to RS of work between needles, then slip same st back to LH needle, bring yarn to WS, wrapping st; turn to beg, working back in the other direction.

Shrug

Using waste yarn and provisional cast-on, cast on 63 (69, 75) sts.

Set-up row (WS): Sl 1 wyib, sl 1 wyif, k10, pm, k39 (45, 51), pm, k10, p1, k1.

Left Sleeve

Row 1 (RS): Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, k10, sm, work Lace Chart A to next marker, sm, k11, p1.

Row 2: Sl 1 wyib, sl 1 wyif, k10, sm, work Lace Chart A to next marker, sm, k10, p1, k1.

Row 3 (Buttonhole row): Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, k10, sm, work Lace Chart A to marker, sm, k3, k2tog, yo, ssk, k4, p1.

Row 4: Sl 1 wyib, sl 1 wyif, k4, kfb in yo from previous row, k4, sm, work Lace Chart A to marker, sm, k10, p1, k1.

Continue in established pats, working sts between markers following Lace Charts A, B and C in sequence, and at the same time work buttonholes every 8th row 3 (4, 5) times. The last buttonhole is worked on Row 27 (35, 43) of Lace Chart B (B, C)—4 (5,6) buttonholes.

Back

Continue in established pat until 2 (3, 3) reps of Lace Charts A, B and C have been completed.

Rep Lace Charts A, B and C until Row 52 (44, 36) of Lace Chart C (C, B) has been completed, ending with a WS Row.

Right Sleeve

Next row (Buttonhole row): Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, k3, k2tog, yo, ssk, k4, sm, work next row of chart to marker, sm, k11, p1.

Next row: Sl 1 wyib, sl 1 wyif, k10, sm, work next row of chart to marker, sm, k4, kfb into yo from previous row, k4, p1, k1.

Continue in pats and at the same time work buttonholes [every 8th row] 3 (4, 5) times, ending with Row 26 of Lace Chart B.

Note: The last buttonhole will be worked on Row 23. Do not break yarn.

Right Cuff

Buttonhole Corner

Row 1 (RS): Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, k9, W&T.

Row 2 (WS): K9, p1, k1.

Row 3: Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, knit to 1 st before last wrapped st, W&T.

Row 4: Knit to last 2 sts, p1, k1.

Row 5: Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, k3, k2tog, yo (for buttonhole), ssk, W&T.

Row 6: K1, kfb into yo from previous row, knit to last 2 sts, p1, k1.

Rows 7-20: Rep [Rows 3 and 4] 7 times, ending with WS row and leaving 2 edge sts unwrapped.

Row 21 (RS): Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, knit st tog with wrap, W&T (st now has a double wrap).

Row 22 (WS): K1, p1, k1.

Row 23: Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, knit to next wrapped st, knit st tog with wraps, W&T.

Row 24: Knit to last 2 sts, p1, k1.

Rows 25-32: Rep [Rows 23 and 24] 4 times, ending with WS row and 4 rem sts wrapped.

Row 33 (RS): Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, k3, k2tog, yo (for buttonhole), ssk, W&T.

Row 34 (WS): K1, kfb into yo from previous row, knit to last 2 sts, p1, k1.

Rows 35-38: Rep [Rows 23 and 24] twice, ending with WS row and omitting 2nd wrap on Row 37. Do not break yarn.

Knit-On Border

Note: Work border sts on dpns with shrug sts rem on circular needle.

Slip first 12 sts of row onto dpn.

Rows 1, 3 and 5 (RS): Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, k9, purl last edge st tog with st on circular needle.

Rows 2, 4 and 6 (WS): Sl 1, knit to last 2 sts, p1, k1.

Row 7: Sl 1 wyif, sl 1 wyib, k9, purl last edge st tog with 2 sts on circular needle.

Row 8: Rep Row 2.

Rep Rows 1-8 until 12 sts rem on circular needle (excluding 12 edge sts).

Button-Band Corner

Work same as for buttonhole corner, omitting buttonholes by working Row 5 as for Row 3 and Row 33 as for Row 23.

Using Kitchener st (see page 128), graft 12 sts on dpn to 12 sts rem on circular needle.

Left Cuff

Remove provisional cast-on and place sts on circular needle. Adjust st count to 63 (69, 75) sts, if necessary. With RS facing, join working yarn along buttonhole edge and work left cuff same as for right cuff.

Finishing

Weave in ends and block to size. Designer recommends the use of blocking wires. Sew on buttons.