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Sunyata

from Caterpillar Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sunyata
Sunyata
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Sunyata

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • provisional cast on
  • Basic knit and purl stitches
  • decrease: sl 1, k2tog, psso
  • increase: double yo
  • cable cast on

Pattern Description:

This pretty, warm-weather shrug begins with a provisional cast on and the lace pattern is worked as a rectangle. The waste yarn is removed from the provisional cast on and some stitches are cast on at the underarms. The trim is then worked in the round for a few inches. For a stretchy and fun edge, the trim is bound off with some picots!

No seaming is required to make this piece.

Gauge:

12 sts (4 stitch repeats) and 18 rows (6 row repeats) = 4.5" (11.5 cm) in Lace Pattern with smaller needles, after wet-blocking and stretching to dry; 10 sts = 4" (10 cm) in 3 x 3 Ribbing with larger needles. Take time to save time, check your gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 403/4 (451/2, 501/2, 551/4, 60, 643/4, 691/2)" around shoulders
  • 103.5 (116, 128, 140, 152.5, 164.5, 176.5) cm around shoulders

Materials:

  • Classic Elite's Sprout yarn 100% organic cotton 100 gram hank = approx 109 yards 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3) hanks in color 4355 Sassafras Tea
  • or approx 140 (170, 190, 220, 240, 280, 300) yards in a comparable earth-friendly yarn
  • 32" circular needle size US 10 (6 mm)
  • 32" circular needle size US 11 (8 mm)

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch marker
  • Smooth waste yarn
  • crochet hook size US J/10 (6 mm) (for provisional cast on)
  • tapestry needle


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Beginner
Knitting
Clothing
Women
Sweater
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