Note: PDF pattern is delivered electronically. Download instructions will be emailed to you after checkout.
Worked from the top down, this shrug is an easy knit with a couple of techniques that might be new to you.
German short rows are used to shape the back, and a simple fair isle or mosaic pattern gives a bit of interest to the edging. If you’ve been afraid to try any of these skills before this is a great project to try them out - each is only worked in a small section.
The photographed sample shows the fair isle edging but if you are uncomfortable with steeking you can instead use the mosaic edging pattern which is also included
Brooklyn Tweed Peerie (100% Utah & Nevada grown Merino Wool; 210 yds / 50 g)
5 (6, 7) skeins MC, shown in Seaglass
1 skein CC1, shown in Lovat
1 skein CC2, shown in Treehouse
US 6 (4mm) needles in 40” and 24” lengths
US 4 (3.5mm) needles in 40” and 24” lengths
adjust needle size as necessary to obtain gauge.
stitch markers, tapestry needle, sewing needle and matching thread if steeking.