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Hi, my name is Mary Gildersleeve. I began designing shortly after teaching myself to knit at the age of 8, primarily because I do not take commands very well and I also could not afford the fancy ...

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Sequined Spectacular Shrug/Shawl

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sequined Spectacular Shrug/Shawl
Sequined Spectacular Shrug/Shawl
Sequined Spectacular Shrug/Shawl
Sequined Spectacular Shrug/Shawl
Sequined Spectacular Shrug/Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • understanding of k2tog, ssk, sssk, yo's
  • knitting in the round
  • knitting flat

Pattern Description:

This sequined shawl/shrug is the perfect accessory for holiday parties and special dress occasions.

Starting at the in-the-round cuff, the shrug works across to the opposite cuff. Knit on larger needles, the body of the shrug is a light and airy lace pattern than sparkles and shines as you move with a built-in i-cord edging so the shrug stays on your shoulders.

Using one skein of sequined fingering-weight yarn (about 450 yards), this shrug works up quickly with a fun lace pattern to keep you interested.

Directions are charted and row by row.


14sts x 20 rows = stockinette worked flat on larger needles and blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size -- blocks out to approx 44-inches cuff to cuff, 24-inches neck to hem


  • approx 450 yards fingering weight sequined yarn (sample used one skein of Marks & Kattens Fame paljette)
  • US #6 dpns (or short circ)
  • US #10 circs (16-inch and 40-inch)
  • 5 or 6 stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

450 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Marks and Kattens Fame trend paljette