No. 6 Shrug

Designer Maria Leigh

Finished Size 16½ (18, 20, 21½, 23, 25)" back width. Shrug shown measures 16½".

Yarn Be Sweet Skinny Wool (100% merino wool; 180 yd [165 m]/_ oz [25 g]): #35b dark blue plum, 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) balls.

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16" circular (cir) and two 32" cir (or one 24" cir and one 32" cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 28 sts and 38 rnds = 4" in St st.

This lightweight shrug is worked in the round from each sleeve bottom to underarm, then back and forth in one piece to half of the body. The center back seam is joined using grafting method.

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