Sporty Skye Knit Lace Shrug Free Pattern
by Kristin Omdahl
This feminine and whimsical knit lace shrug knits up quickly with the use of elongated twist stitches. Make this in only a few shorts hours for a special occasion or a last minute gift. And it only takes one ball of Be So Sporty Yarn. You will love the luxurious drape of this fabric against your skin, and the sheen is so elegant, too.
1 ball Be So Sporty Yarn; 100% bamboo yarn; 325 yards per 4 oz; featuring Passionate Plum colorway
US8 (5mm) knitting needles
Gauge: each 18 stitch repeat is 5” wide after blocking
Finished size(s): 24” wide x 20” tall when flat, after blocking
As a shrug it has a customize-able fit depending on where you sew the sleeve seams. The shrug shown has 3” sleeve seams and is open 18” across the center.
Elongated twist stitch: inset needle in next st, yo both needles 3 times, yo right needle
once, pull loop through and place new stitch on right needle, dropping the extra loops.
CO 90 sts
Row 1: *k2tog x3, (k1, yo)x6, k2togx3. Rep from * across.
Row 2: knit across
Row 3: rep row 1
Row 4: rep row 2
Row 5: work an elongated twist stitch in ea st across.
Row 6: knit across.
Rows 7 – 66: rep rows 1 – 6 ten more times. BO all sts, leaving long tail for sewing
Block to finished measurements before assembly. Sew cast on edge to bound off
edge to create a tube. Wear as a cowl or over your head as a hood.
Fasten off. Weave in loose ends. Hand wash, block to finished measurements and let dry.
Assembly: Fold fabric in half. The cast on and bind off edges should not be folded. Working from the cast on edge inward, sew 3” for a sleeve seam. Repeat from the bind off edge for second sleeve seam.
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