By Karen Burnett
This lacy shrug features the Cat’s Paw lace pattern and was designed in honour of my neighbour’s cat, who wandered up a path of wet concrete, immortalizing her paw prints forever! The shrug is adaptable to any size!
Women’s Small (Medium, Large)
To fit bust size 32-34” (36-38”, 40-42”).
Shrug width: approx. 66 (77, 89) cm/26 (30 ½, 35)”
Shrug height: approx. 22 cm/8.5” (includes ribbing)
1(2) skein(s) Ancient Arts 75% Wool / 25% Nylon 4 ply fingering/sock yarn
1(2) skein(s) Ancient Arts 100% Superwash BFL 4 ply fingering/sock yarn
Size 4mm/US6 circ needle, 32-inch cable, or size to achieve gauge
Size 3.5mm/US4 circ needle, 32-inch cable, or two sizes smaller than above
Size 3.5mm/US4 circ needle, 16-inch cable or dpns, or two sizes smaller than above
24st to 28 rds on 4mm/US6 needles in lace pattern, or sized needed to obtain gauge.
The shrug is adaptable to fit any size; to create a custom-sized shrug, measure the width of your back and add 15cm/6” for the cap sleeve, then multiply by the number of stitches per inch in your swatch and cast on that many stitches.
Pattern is available as a downloadable PDF at checkout. A link for future download will also be emailed to you with your receipt.