Blue Sage Shrug Pattern - PDF Download
Designer: Elizabeth Green Musselman
Sizes: S (M, L, XL, 2X) to fit bust sizes 30 (34, 38, 42, 46)"
Back width - 20 (21 1/2, 23, 24 1/2, 26)"
Length at center back - 13 (13 3/4, 15 1/4, 16 1/2, 18)"
Madelinetosh Tosh DK (100% superwash merino wool; 225 yds per skein)
â¢Â Â Â 3 (3, 4, 4, 5) skeins Faded Chinos (MC)
â¢Â Â Â 1 (2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) Well Water (CC)
21 sts and 28 rnds = 4â in stockinette stitch on larger needles, after blocking.
Suggested Needle Sizes:
If using double pointed needles:
One set of US 6 (4mm) dpns
One set of US 4 (3.5mm) dpns
US 4 (3.5mm) circular needles, 24â or longer
OR if using two circular needles:
Two US 6 (4mm) circular needles, 24â or longer
Two US 4 (3.5mm) circular needles, 24â or longer
OR if using magic loop:
US 6 (4mm) circular needles, 40â or longer
US 4 (3.5mm) circular needles, 40â or longer
Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain gauge. Smaller needle should be 2 sizes smaller than larger needle.
Other Suggested Tools:
Stitch markers, stitch holders or smooth waste yarn, tapestry needle.
Skill Level: Intermediate
After 12 years of teaching history at Southwestern University, Elizabeth Green Musselman is changing careers to focus full time on knitting and yarn. Her designs -- which are mainly for school-aged boys and men -- have appeared in Yarn Forward, a forthcoming book edited by Shannon Okey, and the KnitPicks Independent Designer Program. Look for Elizabeth on Ravelry as ElizabethGM.