Turtleback Fitted Shrug

from Gena Hester

Turtleback Fitted Shrug Pattern


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Knitting: Turtleback Fitted Shrug
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, Purl
  • SK2P: Sl 1 st as if to Purl, K2tog, pass the sl st over the K2tog
  • Cast On


20 sts = 4"; 28 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch (Knit 1 row, Purl 1 row) using size 6 needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Measurements: Approximately 33" wide slightly stretched by 18" long folded in half.


  • 1,050 yards of worsted weight yarn for small/medium - Add 150 yards for large/X-large. Pictured shawl is made from Simply Soft Shadows, 0005 Soft Merino color and it took 7 skeins.
  • Needles all 29" or 36" circular knitting needles: Size 6 (4 mm) Size 9 (5.5mm) Size 11 (8mm) Plus Size 10 straight needle for bind off row. Or any size to obtain correct gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • Package of safety pin or split ring markers
  • Yarn needle to finish seams

Suggested yarn:

1050 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Caron's Simply Soft Shadows


0005 Soft Merino

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