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Comfy Cozy Shrug Pattern
Comfy Cozy Shrug Pattern
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The Comfy Cozy Shrug Pattern uses a simple variation on the garter stitch to create a loose, but stylish, knit shrug to add a nice layer to any outfit. This shrug has textured stripes working their way down from shoulder to wrist, drawn in by a thick cuff. This fun knitting project is knit flat, which means everyone can give it a try, whether they know how to knit in the round or not. This will be the perfect shrug pattern to ward off a cold breeze on a summer day.

Intermediate

Knitting Needle Size6 or 4 mm, 8 or 5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

GaugeIn Elongated Garter Ridges on larger needles, 12 sts and 12 rows = 4"/10 cm. In 1x1 ribbing on smaller needles, 24 sts and 28 rows = 4”/10 cm.

Finished SizeFinished Width: S 55" [139.5 cm], M 56" [142 cm], L 57" [145 cm], XL 58" [147.5 cm], 2XL 59" [150 cm], 3XL 60" [152.5 cm]. Finished Length: S 20.5" [52 cm], M 22" [56 cm], L 23" [58.5 cm], XL 24.5" [62 cm], 2XL 26" [66 cm], 3XL 26" [66 cm].

Materials List

  • Caron Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds) Country Blue (9710); S: 2 balls, M: 2 balls, L: 3 balls, XL: 3 balls, 2XL: 4 balls, 3XL: 4 balls
  • Size US 6 (4 mm) circular needle, 30"/76cm long or size to obtain gauge. 
  • Size US 6 (4 mm) or size to obtain gauge. 
  • Size US 8 (5 mm), or size to obtain gauge. 
  • Yarn needle.

Instructions

Elongated Garter Ridges (any number)
Rows 1-4: Knit.
Row 5: Knit each st, wrapping yarn twice for each st.
Row 6: Knit each st, dropping extra yarn wrap.
Repeat Rows 1-6 for Elongated Garter Ridges.

1x1 Ribbing (odd number)
Row 1 (RS): K1, (p1, k1) across.
Row 2: P1, (k1, p1) across.
Repeat Rows 1 & 2 for 1x1 ribbing.

Knit Shrug

Cuff: Using smaller straight needles, CO 31 (33, 35, 37, 39, 39) sts. Work in 1x1 ribbing until cuff measures 3”/7.5 cm, ending with a RS row.
Change to larger needles.
Next row (WS): Knit into front and back of every st—62 (66, 70, 74, 78, 78) sts.
Continue in Elongated Garter Ridges until piece measures 52 (53, 54, 55, 56, 57)”/132 (134.5, 137, 139.5, 142, 145)cm from CO.
Next row: K2tog across row--31 (33, 35, 37, 39, 39) sts.
Change to smaller needles.
Work in 1x1 ribbing until cuff measures 3”/7.5 cm. BO.

Finishing

Sew cuff and side seams for 10”/25.5 cm up from cuff. Leave center open.
Edging: Using circular needle, begin at one seam and pick up and k116 (120, 124, 128, 132, 136) sts around one edge to other side seam, then pick up and k another 116 (120, 124, 128, 132, 136) sts . Place marker for beginning of rnd. (Purl 1 rnd, knit 1 rnd) twice.
Bind off.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.

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I can't get this gauge using these needle sizes. Something doesn't seem right. Any help?

Hi Mbread 8522241, you might be having trouble because the gauge given above for the size 8 needles is given in the pattern stitch, which involves double wrapped stitches. Without the pattern stitch, the website says for gauge, size 8 needles is 18 stitches x 24 rows, size 6 needles is 24 stitches x 28 rows. Hope this helps.

I love this! It looks super comfy, and I love the variety of sizes. I could totally see myself wearing this in the fall.

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