Leaving tails about 4" 10cm long, tie a length »if scrap yam together w ith tl»e main vam in a knot. With your nght hand. hold the knot on top of the needle a short distance from the tip. then place your thumb and index finger between the two yams and hold the long ends with the other fingers Hold your hand with your palm facing upvv ariK and spread yv>ur thumb and index finger apart mi that Uic yam forms a "V with the main yam over your index finger ami the scarp yam ov er your thumb. Bring the needle up through the scarp yam loop on your thumb from front to hack. Place the needle over tl>c main yam on your index linger and then bock through tltc loop on your thumb. I)n»p the loop olT your thumb and placing your thumb back in the "V configuration, tighten up the stitch on the needle. Repeat fix tltc desired number of Mitchcs. The main yam will form the stitcho on the needle and the scrap yam will make the horizontal ndgc at the base of the cast-on row
Using the provisional cast-on method, cost on 52 (60. 68. 76) >ts. Work in St si for 5 (5. 5':. 51:PI2.5 (12.5. 14. I4k-m. end with a WS row Beg lace pats
Row I (RS) KI. work lace pat I over next 10 (14. 16.20) sts. k I. work lace pat 2 over 14 (14.16.16) Ms. work lace pat I over 14 (14. 16. 16) sts. kI. work lace pat 2 over next 10 (14. 16. 20) sts, kl. Cont in pats as established until piece measures 9'i (9-10. 10)" 24 (24. 25.5. 25.5kin from beg. Armhole shaping
Hind oll'4 (6. 6.6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 2 sts ut beg of next 0 (0.2.4) rows 44 (48.52.56) sts. Work even until armhole measures 8 (8';, 9. 9Vj)720.5 (21.5. 23. 24km Bind off all sts.
Note When picking up the sts along the cast-on edge, carefully cut and pull out the scrap yam .is you place the exposed loops on the needle, l ake care to pick up the loops so that they are in the proper direction before you beg knitting. Pick up 52 sts along cast-on edge. Work in lace pat as for buck for 18 row*. Next row (RS) KL (ssk. yu twice] 5 (7.8. 10) times, kl. |yo twice. k2tog] 7 (7. X. 8 »times. |ssk. yo tw ice) 7 (7. X. 8) times, kl. lyo twice. k2tog] 5 (7.8.10) times, kI P I row. Rep last 2 rows 4 times more K next row on RS. work k2 into each double yam. K 2 rows cven. Bind ofTknitwise on WS.
Work as for back.
Using the provisional cast-on method, cast on 32 (32. 36. 36) sts Work in St st. inc I st each side every loth (6th. 6th. 4th) row 4 (7. 7. •>> times 40 (46. 50. 54) sts. Work even until piece measures 11 "/28cm from beg. Cap shaping
Bind off 4 (6.6.6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 2 sts at bey of next 0 (0.2.4) row*. Dec I m each side even other row 11 (12.12.12) times. Bind off rent 10 sts. Lace cuff
Pick up 32 (32.36.36) sts along cast-on edge. Work in lace pat as loll: KI. work lace pat I over next 4 (4. 6. 6) st». kl. work lace pat 2 over next 10 sts. work lace pat I over next 10 sts. kl. work lace pat 2 over next 4 (4. f>. 6) sis. k I. C ont in pats as established for 15 rows mote. Next row (RS) Kl. [ssk, yo twice] 2 (2.3.3) times, k I. [yo tw ice. k2u»t:] 5 times, [vsk. yo tw ice] 5 times, k I. (yo twice. k2tog] 2(2.3.3) times, kI. P I row. Rep last 2 rows 4 times more. K next row on RS. work k2 into each doubk* yam. K 2 rows even. Bind ofl'knitwise on WS. FINISHING
Block pieces to measurements Sew shoulder scams. Set in sleeves Sew side and sleeve scams. With RS facing and crochet lunik, work I row of si st cv enly around neck edge. <■
C'olorwofk shrug worked from the center back out in a circle. Sized for Small. Medium Large, X-Largc Shown in size Small on page 63
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