SHRUGWith smaller needles, cast on 25 sts. Work in K1, P1 Rib for 3" [7.5
cm]. Change to larger needles.
Inc Row [K 4, knit into front and back of next st] 5 times – 30 sts.
Continue in garter st, inc 1 st each end every 10 rows 2 times – 34 sts.
Work even in garter st until piece measures 51 1/2" [131 cm] from beg, or 8”
[20.5 cm] less than desired length.
Continue in garter st, dec 1 st each end every 10 rows 2 times – 30 sts.
Change to smaller needles.
Dec Row [K 4, k2tog] 5 times – 25 sts.
Work in K1, P1 Rib for 3” [7.5 cm].
With RS out, fold shrug in half lengthwise. Beg at one sleeve cuff, sew a 20”
[51 cm] seam along edge. Repeat for second sleeve. This leaves an opening at
center for body of shrug. Try shrug on and adjust length of seams if necessary.
Weave in ends.
Cut 72 strands of yarn approximately 6" [15 cm] long. For each fringe, hold 3 strands of yarn together and fold in half. Use crochet hook to draw through edge of piece, forming a loop. Pull ends of fringe through this loop. Pull to tighten. Make 12 fringes along the top of each sleeve cuff with 3 strands of yarn in each fringe. Trim fringe evenly.