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Karenne
October 16th, 2007, 11:50 PM
NOTE: Make sure you measure the shoulders on the person you are making this for several times prior to finishing the sleeve width and attaching them to the shrug.

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This shrug, designed by Candi Jensen, combines knitting with a crocheted edge. Candi Jensen
Website: www.candijensen.com (http://www.candijensen.com)



</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>Materials:
yarn - Classic Elite Provence, 100-percent mercerized Egyptian cotton, 3-1/2 oz/100g, 205yrds/186m
4 skeins of Portland Teal (#2690)
1 skein of Herbal Sage (#2621)
knitting needles - U.S. size 9 or size to render gauge
crochet hook - size G

Knitting Gauge
18 sts & 24 rows = 4" in pattern st

Finished Measurements
chest - 32 (36, 40)"
length - 12 (13,14)"

Pattern St
Row 1: Knit.

Row 2: *k1,p1, repeat from * ending with a k1.
Repeat these 2 rows for pattern.


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Figure A



</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>Back
With Portland Teal, cast on 73 (81, 91) sts and work in pattern st until piece measures 12 (13,14)". Bind off in pattern st. (figure A)

Left Front
Cast on 11 (14,17) sts and keeping in pattern st, inc 1 st at the right side every row, 24 (25,26) times, 35 (39, 43) sts.

Work even for 1", then dec 1 st on right side every other row 16 (18, 22) times, 19 (21, 21) sts. Work even until same length as back.

Right Front
Same as the left, only reverse shaping.


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Figure B



</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>Sleeve (figure B)
Cast on 51 (53,55) sts and keeping in patt st inc 1 st each side every 4 rows 12 (13,14) times, 75 (79, 83) sts. Work even until piece measures 9 (9-1/2,10)".

Finishing
Sew shoulder and side seams. Sew sleeves onto body.


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Figure C



</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>Crochet edge with Herbal Sage yarn and G crochet hook. Join yarn to the left shoulder seam and work a sc around the entire body of the shrug as follows: work 1 sc in each st and sc in each 2 rows then skip the next (figure C).

Row 1: *sc, ch 3, skip 2 sc, sc in next, repeat from * around join with sl st to first sc.
Row 2: *sc, 2 hdc, sc in each ch 3 space, repeat from * around join with sl st to first st.


RESOURCES :
Premiere yarn
Classic Elite Yarns
Website: www.classiceliteyarns.com (http://www.classiceliteyarns.com/)