Hocus Crocus Shrug
This shrug is worked in two mirror-image halves in the round, starting with ribbing at each sleeve and continuing with the main lace pattern, then worked flat for half of the shoulder width in a contrasting lace pattern. The edging is worked at the same time in garter stitch, and there is only one seam in the middle of the back.
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large. Arm circumference: 13, 15, 17 inches (33, 38, 43 cm). Sleeve length: 7.5, 8, 8.5 inches (19, 20, 21.5 cm).
MATERIALS NEEDED: 2 (3, 3) skeins (125yds/50g skein) worsted weight (shown: Fibra Natura Mermaid, color 40603- purple); US8/5mm needles (circular and/or double-pointed needles, as desired); US9/5.5mm needles (circular and/or double-pointed needles, as desired); stitch markers; tapestry needle.
GAUGE: 16 sts/22 rows=4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch, and 13 sts/26 rounds=4" (10 cm) with larger needles in lace pattern after blocking.