This transitional shrug is knit from side to side as a rectangle. A cable and dropped stitch border set off a garter body. The garment is then grafted together to create armholes and stockinette sleeves with thumbholes are knit seamlessly on. This garment is meant to be worn with lots of positive ease. It is truly perfect for evenings as summer transitions into fall. A cotton/linen blend yarn give it comfort and beautiful drape.
Yarn: Approx 800-1000 yards of sport weight yarn. 250-300 yards of CC and 600-625 yards of MC. Sample shown in Forbidden Woolery Proverbs, CC, Summer Bouquet, MC, Sunflower, 60% Organic cottob, 40% linen.
Dimensions: (AFTER BLOCKING) S (M, L) Width 35 (36, 37) inches, Length - 30 inches.
Needles: US size 6.
Notions: Tapestry needle, dpn or cable needle, stitch markers.
Gauge: 30 stitches by 32 rows is 4 inches in garter on US size 6 needles.