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8ply Lace Shrug with rib cuffs - Renee

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : 8ply Lace Shrug with rib cuffs - Renee
8ply Lace Shrug with rib cuffs - Renee
8ply Lace Shrug with rib cuffs - Renee

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Work knit and purl stitches.
  • Work basic lace stitches.

Pattern Description:

This lovely open lace Shrug with 2x2 rib cuffs is easy to knit and so comfortable to wear. It's perfect to pop on during a cool summer or spring evening.

Please note that this pattern is protected by copyright and you do not have permission to copy or resell this pattern. You may, however, sell the knitted product.


15 sts and 26.5 rows to 10cm (4 ins) over patt, using 5.50mm needles.
This Shrug has been worked on larger needles and at a looser tension than usually recommended.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: S (M-L-XL).
  • Width from cuff to cuff (approx): 72 (77-82-87) cm [281/2 (301/2-321/2-341/2) inches].
  • Depth (approx): 37 (39-41-43) cm [141/2 (151/2-16-17) inches].


  • Yarn required: 2 balls Creative Basics Esther 8ply, 100g balls@220m.
  • Needles required: A pair of 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) knitting needles.
  • A 5.50mm (UK 5, US 9) circular knitting needle.
  • Wool needle for sewing in ends.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Creative Basics Esther 8ply