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One Skein Knit Shrug

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One Skein Knit Shrug taught by Stefanie Japel

Knit along with me as I cast on, work sleeve increases, and show you how to pick up stitches, bind off in ribbing, and invisibly weave in ends. This workshop includes the full pattern for a ...

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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Cute, Classic
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What materials did you use? Yarn: One Skein Cascade 220 & small amount of Red Heart Sparkle for trim Needles US 8 (5mm) 24" circular needle US 6 (4mm) 40" circular needle Tape measure Darning needle 2 stitch markers

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What are you most proud of? The ease with which the project went together and how much my youngest daughter and eldest granddaughter will enjoy these shrugs.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Follow the directions in the workshop, ask questions if you need to, and this project should be very satisfying! Note: I've made several of these shrugs now and did cast on anywhere from one to two inches of extra stitches under the arm on some of them to accommodate recipients who have relatively narrow back width compared to upper arm measurement.

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I'm started a little behind the rest of you in the workshop, so now I have great inspiration to get it done. I love the red you added as a border. Gives it a little more pop!

10/13/2011 Flag

This looks AWESOME, LauraLin! It was great to meet you in the workshop!

10/13/2011 Flag

i love the color combo. great work!

10/13/2011 Flag

Gorgeous!

10/14/2011 Flag

This is really beautiful, love the purple & red together!

10/15/2011 Flag