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Cambridge Shrug

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Intermediate

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  • Worked Flat

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Pattern Details

The Cambridge Shrug is a sweet, fuzzy shrug inspired by Catherine "Kate" Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. It best evokes the shrug that Kate Middleton wore for her wedding reception when it is knit in fuzzy yarn with a soft halo. Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Brushed Suri (67% baby suri, 22% merino, 11% bamboo; 142 yds [130m] / 1.75 oz [50 g]; #905 earl grey 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7) skeins (for three-quarter length sleeves). Additional yarn is needed for longer sleeves. This pattern was originally published in Tangled Online Magazine, Nov. 2011 BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit/purl simultaneous decreases provisional cast-on (sleeves) GAUGE 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" with US size 4 (3.5mm) needle in K1, P1 Rib 20 sts and 241/2 rows = 4" with US size 7 (4.5mm) needle in Stockinette SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL): 30 (34, 38, 41, 45, 49, 52)" / 76 (86, 96.5, 104, 114, 124.5, 132) cm Bust circumference, buttoned. SUGGESTED YARN 568 yards of DK weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Blue Sky Alpacas, Brushed Suri COLORWAY Earl Grey

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Brushed Suri (67% baby suri, 22% merino, 11% bamboo; 142 yds [130m] / 1.75 oz [50 g]; #905 earl grey 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7) skeins (for three-quarter length sleeves).
  • US size 4 (3.5mm) and US size 7 (4.5mm) circs/straights for body and dpns for sleeves
  • Optional crochet hook (~4mm) for aiding cast-on and picking up stitches.

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Adriprints Press
As soon as I was able to manage a needle and thread, my grandmothers gave me craft-related tasks to keep me busy. My earliest crafting photo is me at 5 years old sitting atop a table making a foam cake base in deep concentration, craft glue in one hand and crepe paper in the other. Now, I'm an illustrator and designer with work in knitwear design and typography.