This is a super simple construction technique of turning any rectangle into a fitted shrug. The lace rectangle is worked side to side from the center out. The short sides are sewn to create sleeves, and the collar is worked around the perimeter by working into the end of each row.
This pattern is available as a single PDF download or featured in Kristin Omdahl’s newest knitting book, “Layers: 19 Knit Projects to Fit, Flatter & Drape”. You can order a personalized, autographed copy of the book HERE
What you will need:
625 (690, 760, 840, 925) yds or 570 (630, 700, 770, 854m) #4 worsted weight yarn
US10.5 (6.5mm) knitting needles
Be So Tender Yarn; 100% organic cotton; 140 yds (128m) per 3.5oz (100g); color Lagoon; 5 (5, 6, 6, 7) balls
Shrug fits 36 (40, 44, 48, 52) in or 91 (101, 112, 122, 132) cm bust circumference sized for S (M, L, XL, 2X)