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Party - Squiggle Shrug
 

Back of Shrug - detail below of shoulder
 

See other versions of this Shrug:
Here in Party + Splash
Here in
Merino Frappe + Tingle

Here in Deco-Stardust + Splash

PARTY + Squiggle Knit Shrug

Sizes: small/medium (large/extra large)

Materials:
Main color (MC): Crystal Palace PARTY , 5 (6) balls #205 'Strawberry Cream'
Contrasting color (CC): Crystal Palace Squiggle, 2 balls #4704 'Soft Pink' (used doubled) [or use 2 balls of Fling #5185 'Soft Pink' doubled]
CPY Bamboo 26" Circular Needle size 10

Gauge: 16 sts =4 inches in St st with Party on size 10, or adjust needle size to get this gauge.

Abbreviations: CO-Cast On, MC-Main Color, CC-Contrasting Color, Cont-Continue, K-knit, P-purl, St st-Stockinette St

Instructions:
CO 88 (108) sts MC
1-3 MC: K
4 CC: P using a double strand (right-side row)
5 CC:K
6 MC: K
7 MC: P
First Increase row: K1 (1), inc in next st, *K2 (3), inc in next st* to last 2 (2) sts, k to end. 117 (135) sts.
Cont in St st (K on right side, P on wrong side) until MC measures 3.5" in from CC row. End by working a P row.
Work 2 rows CC as before, then 2 rows MC in St st.
Second increase row: K1 (1), inc in next st, *K3 (3), inc in next st* to last 3 (1) sts, K to end. 146 (169) sts.
Cont in St st until MC measures 3.5" from CC row. End by working a P row. Work 2 rows CC. Then 2 rows MC.
Third increase row: K1 (1), inc in next st, *K4 (5), inc in next st* to last 5 (5) sts, K to end. 176 (197) sts.
Cont in St st until MC measures 3.5" from CC row. End by working a P row.
Work 2 rows CC, 2 rows MC, 2 rows CC. Bind off loosely with CC.
Make the Tie: With right side facing, pick up and K 36 sts along front edge. K 1 row. Cont in garter st (K all rows), decreasing 1 st each end of every row until 10 sts remain. Cont in garter st on these sts until tie measures 12". BO.
Repeat on other side of shrug.

Designed and Knit by Gail Tanquary for Crystal Palace Yarns
Visit Gail's shop, Alameda Yarn Co., Alameda, CA if you are in the East Bay area.

Copyright 2005 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc.  - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CPY Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

Retail shops in the USA should contact CPY Wholesale for information on purchasing Crystal Palace Yarns and email
cpyinfo -at- straw.com (replace the -at- with @)


or write to:
Crystal Palace Yarns, 160 23rd St., Richmond, CA 94804
phone: 510-237-9988,  fax: 510-237-9809

 

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