Volute

Shrug

by Shellie Anderson

The nearly weightless drape of Silk Cloud shines in the body of Volute. Its voluminous shape is grounded with sleeves in Cima for dramatic contrast.

Skill Level

Intermediate

MATERIALS

Option A

Shibui Knits Silk Cloud

60% Kid Mohair, 40% Silk
330 yds / 25 g
3 (4, 4) skeins

Shibui Knits Cima

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
328 yds / 50 g
1 skein

Shown in Tar

Option B

Shibui Knits Pebble

48% Recycled Silk, 36% Fine Merino, 16% Cashmere
224 yds / 25 g
5 (6, 6) skeins

Shibui Knits Cima

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
328 yds / 50 g
1 skein

Gauge

20 sts & 32 rows = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Silk Cloud or Pebble, on size 6 needles or size needed to obtain gauge
27 sts & 36 rnds = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Cima, on size 3 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 1 (2.25 mm) dpns, or 32" or longer circular needle for Magic Loop
Size 3 (3.25 mm) 32" or longer circular needle for edging, dpns or same circular needle if doing Magic Loop for sleeves
Size 6 (4 mm) needles

Size

S (M, L)
To fit bust size approx 32 (38, 44)"

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

66 (72, 78)" bust circumference
43 (44, 45.5)" back length from shoulder
Model is 5'4" wearing Size M

Notes

Body of the shrug is worked flat and then seamed. Sleeves are picked up at armhole opening and worked in the round. Rolled front edging is picked up after seaming and worked in the round.

2015-09-18

Schematic > Garment Width

Width of garment in the schematic is shown incorrectly as 16.5 (18, 19.5)" wide. The correct width measurements should read 21.25 (21.75, 22.5)".

 

Choose Your Colors

Silk Cloud

Cima

Pebble

 
 

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