Chrysalis
                     
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Cats' Rule Number 4:

It's the dogs fault

Chrysalis

With its Art Deco-inspired stitch pattern, this shrug manages to be both dramatic and cozy

It's knit from a center-back provisional cast on to the wrists in a simple rectangle.

The dolman sleeves are formed by a seam along the upper arm.

The reverse stockinette trim - picked up and knit along the front and bottom edge - reflects a design element within the stitch pattern.

In 3 sizes - S, M, L: 50 (55, 60)" / 127.5 (140, 152.5) cm from wrist to wrist
Shrug shown is size medium

Yarn: Sunday Knits 5 ply (worsted weight) yarn (137 yds / 125 m per 50g skein): Angelic (merino angora), Eden (merino), Nirvana (merino cashmere) or Brigadoon (merino tweed) 9 (10, 12) skeins.
Shown in Angelic clove.
Substitute any worsted weight yarn that creates a nice fabric at gauge

Needles & Notions: Size 7 / 4.5 mm straight or circular needles for body of shrug, long circular needles of same size for trim, short circular needles or dpn's for wrist trim. Size 10 / 6 mm needle for bind off; tapestry needle, stitch markers.

Gauge: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" / 10 cm in pattern stitch after washing and blocking.

Skills used: Skills used: Provisional cast on, lace knitting reading charts, pick up and knit

Available as a pattern download for $7, or as a kit

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