How to Make Easy & Gorgeous Knit Shrug Free Knitting Pattern
How to Make The Easy & Gorgeous Bling Knit Shrug Free Knitting Pattern
by Kristin Omdahl
What you will need:
2 (3) balls Be So Sporty Yarn; shown in BLING Collection colorway Yarn On The Beach
US8 (5mm) knitting needles
US5 (3.75mm) knitting needles (for cuffs)
Contrast yarn for provisional cast on technique
16 sts / 20 rows = 1" in blocked stockinette stitch
24" wide x 48" long
Special Stitch Instructions:
Knit (k): insert needle from front to back into next stitch on left needle. Wrap yarn and draw through complete stitch and slip the new stitch to the right needle.
Purl (p): insert needle from back to front into next stitch on left needle. Wrap yarn and draw through to complete stitch and slip the new stitch to the right needle.
Provisional Cast On Technique: 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.
CO 96 sts with main yarn and contrast yarn with provisional technique
Row 1 (RS): Knit across. -- 96 sts
Row 2 (WS): Purl across. -- 96 sts
Row 3: Knit across. -- 96 sts
Row 4: Purl across. -- 96 sts
Row 5: Knit across. -- 96 sts
Rows 6 - 10: rep rows 1 - 5.
Rows 11 - 220: Rep rows 1 - 10 twenty-one more times.
Note: On next row, switch to smaller needles.
Row 1: *k2tog, k4. Rep from * across. -- 80 sts
Rows 2 - 6: knit across. -- 80 sts
Row 7: *k2tog, k3. Rep from * across. -- 64 sts
Rows 8 - 12: knit across. -- 80 sts
Row 13: *k2tog, k2. Rep from * across. -- 48 sts
Row 14: knit across. -- 48 sts
BO all sts.
Pick up stitches from provisional cast on and remove the contrast yarn as you go.
Rows 1 - 14: rep rows 1 - 14 of first cuff.
BO all sts.
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