Sakuna is a pretty lace shrug that can be knit in 25 different size combinations.
Size is determined in 2 parts. If you are in between sizes then choose the larger size.
Part 1 is obtained by measuring the upper arm circumference at the widest point, add desired ease and select the first part of your size from below:
Size 1: 10" (25.5cm)
Size 2: 13" (33cm)
Size 3: 16" (41cm)
Size 4: 19.5" (50cm)
Size 5: 23" (59cm)
Part 2 is obtained by measuring across the back from underarm to underarm, add desired ease and select the second part of your size from below:
Size A: 16" (41cm)
Size B: 18" (46cm)
Size C: 20" (51cm)
Size D: 22" (56cm)
Size E: 24" (61cm)
The shrug can be knit using a combination of these measurements to suit your specific body shape e.g. 3C, 5A, 2E etc.
Yarn requirements are an estimate only due the combination of sizes you choose.
Size 1A will require approximately 360 yds of MC, size 2C approximately 450 yds and size 5E 1200 yds.
Approximate yarn requirements for the laceweight cuffs:
120(160, 190, 250, 260) yards for sizes 1(2,3,4,5)
US#8 (5mm) straight (optional for body)
US#8 (5mm) circular needle for ribbing (& body if desired)
US#7 (4.5mm) for ribbing
US#2.5 (3mm) for lace cuffs (worked in the round)
The pattern has been test knit & tech edited.
Sakuna has been rated by test knitters as advanced beginner to intermediate due to the picking up of a number of stitches and the lacework. The pattern also includes short rows.
20sts & 24.5 rows / 4" using #8 (5mm) needles and lace pattern
1200 yards of Worsted weight
I'm an Australian who loves playing with yarn. Over the years I've had a go at lots & lots of arts & crafts ..... constantly feeling that need to create something. But no matter what else I do, I ...
I'm an Australian who loves playing with yarn. Over the years I've had a go at lots & lots of arts & crafts ..... constantly feeling that need to create something. But no matter what else I do, I always find myself returning to knitting.
Largely self taught I haven't been constrained by "the rules" too much but since discovering the online knitting community new opportunities have opened up to me. I studied Handknit Design for a number of years and have been fortunate to attend workshops with Prudence Mapstone, Jane Thornley, Adrienne Sloane and Teresa Dair.