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Bonita Knit Shrug FREE Pattern

Bonita Knit Shrug FREE Pattern

Bonita Knit Shrug FREE Pattern
by Kristin Omdahl

Materials:
(2) skeins Be So Sporty Yarn: (100% bamboo, 325 yds per 4 oz skein, color feautured is Passionate Plum)
US8 (5mm) knitting needles
US 5 (3.75mm) knitting needles
Yarn needle & Stitch Marker
contrast waste yarn for provisional cast on


Gauge: 4 sts/5 rows = 1” in stockinette stitch


Finished size: 24” long x 48” wide


Abbreviations: k (knit); p (purl); BO (bind off); sts (stitches);


Special Stitch Instructions:
Provisional Cast On (aka Invisible Cast On): knot working yarn to contrasting yarn. With
needle in right hand, hold knot in right hand. Tension both strands in left hand; separate
the strands with fingers of the left hand. Yarn over with working yarn in front of waste
yarn.


Shrug:
First half:
NOTE: Shrug is worked from center to cuff. The second half is picked up from provisional
cast on and worked outward to second cuff.
With provisional cast on, working yarn and contrast waste yarn, CO 96 sts.
Row 1: knit across.
Row 2: purl across.
Row 3: knit across.
Rows 4 - 5: rep rows 2 - 3.
Row 6: knit across.
Rows 7 - 10: rep rwos 2 - 3 two more times.
Rows 11 - 50: rep rows 1 - 10 four more times.
Rows 51 - 55: rep rows 1 - 5 once more.
Row 56: k2tog, knit across to last 2 sts: k2tog. -- 94 sts
Rows 57 - 60: rep rows 2 - 3 two more times.
Rows 61 - 65: rep rows 56 - 60. -- 92 sts
Rows 66 - 70: rep rwos 56 - 60. -- 90 sts
Rows 71 - 75: rep rows 56 - 60. -- 88 sts

Rows 76 - 80: rep rows 56 - 60. -- 86 sts
Rows 81 - 85: rep rows 56 - 60. -- 84 sts
Rows 86 - 90: rep rows 56 - 60. -- 82 sts
Rows 91 - 95: rep rows 56 - 60. -- 80 sts
Rows 96 - 100: rep rows 56 - 60. -- 78 sts
Rows 101 - 105: rep rwos 56 - 60: -- 76 sts
Rows 106 - 110: rep rows 56 - 60. -- 74 sts
Row 111: with smaller knitting needle, k2tog, knit across to last 2 sts: k2tog. -- 72 sts
Row 112: knit across.
Row 113: rep row 111. -- 70 sts
Rows 114 - 116: rep row 112. BO all sts, leaving long tail for sewing up sleeve.
Second half:
Pick up all 96 sts from provisional cast on edge.
Rows 1 - 116: rep rows 1 - 116 of first half of shrug. BO all sts, leaving long tail for sewing
up sleeve.
Assembly: sew up sleeve openings, leaving 20” in the center open (approx. 14” seam per
sleeve).
Weave in loose ends. Wash, block to finished measurements and let dry.

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