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Seedling Shrug

from Monika Sirna
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Seedling Shrug
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • cable
  • cast on
  • cast off
  • provisional cast on (optional)
  • pick up stitches
  • lace

Pattern Description:

**This pattern is available also as a part of Sonoma Grape ebook for $10.00 USD. The ebook includes the Sonoma Grape Shrugs (one pdf file includes both children's and adult shrugs; and Cabernet cable tutorial). ***Legwarmers will be added in the late fall. You will be notified when new pattern is uploaded to the database. There will be no additional cost to the ebook.***

The pattern is available as part of the *What Dreams Are Made Of* ebook including 6 fairy skirts plus the Seedling Shrug.

Such a sweet little something!

This shrug will have your girl covered whether she is going about her regular day or if she is getting ready for a wedding party.

The main feature is all over elegant Cabernet Cable, very modern but classic at the same time.

The shrug is close fitting and is meant to gently hug upper back and shoulders.

This pattern is suitable for heavy fingering and sport weight merino yarns in solid or semisolid colors.

Pattern includes:
-Charted and written instructions;
-9 sizes, from 6months to 14 years;
-2 methods, either cuff to cuff or provisional CO;
-Cabernet Cable photo tutorial

Note: using piece of scrap yarn as lifeline and stitch markers between every pattern repeat is recommended for less experienced knitters.

As the sizes are color-coded, printing in full color is recommended. Please highlight the numbers that apply to your size and brim option to avoid any confusion.
Please, read the entire pattern before printing to save ink and paper. There is a chance you will not need to print every page.


Gauge is measured over one repeat of blocked Cabernet Cable pattern:
18 sts = 2.75"/7 cm
16 rows = 2"/ 5 cm
using US 5/3.75 mm needle OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Please, take the time to check your gauge!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6m (18m, 2T, 4T, 6){8, 10, 12, 14}
  • Sizing is based on cross back and upper arm measurement, links and details on how to measure are included in the pattern.


  • 110(140, 170, 240, 280){360, 380, 400, 400} yds
  • 100(130, 160, 220, 260){330, 350, 370, 370} m

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 cable needles (1 locking stitch marker)
  • 1 stitch marker
  • tapestry needle
  • US 2.5/3 mm DPNs (or 40"/ 100 cm circular needle) and 24"/ 60 cm circular needle
  • US 4/3.5 mm 16 or 24"/ 60 cm circular needle
  • US 5/3.75 mm 16 or 24"/ 40 or 60 cm circular needle or size required to obtain the gauge

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Colour Adventures Merino Light

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About the designer

I am a wife as well as a stay at home mom to two precious girls, who are the inspiration behind my creations.

Even though I have been around fabric, yarn & crafts my whole life; knitting sweaters ...

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