Knitting Tension: 11 sts x 24 rows on needles size 7 mm in garter sts = 10 x 10 cm. 11 x 13 rows on needles size 8 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Garter sts: K on all rows
Knitting info: See diagram. Cast on at A, knit up to B. Cast on sts from C to A and pick up the A sts. Cast on sts from A to C (the second C). Continue to knit round.
Shrug: Cast on 33-35-37-40-42 sts on needle size 7mm with Vienna or Melody. Knit in Garter sts until the piece measures 19-20-21-22-23 cm. The casting on edge for the back piece = A, the top edge of the back piece = B – see measurement drawing. –Read Knitting info. Knit 1 row changing to needle size 8 mm. Cast on 25-26-27-28-29 sts at the end of row, pick up 33-35-37-40-42 sts along the casting on edge (=A) and cast on 25-26-27-28-29 sts = 116-122-128-136-142 sts in total. Insert 3 marking threads (MT) in each part of the new sts at each side as follows: 1 MT in the beginning of the new sts, 1 MT after 12-13-13-14-14 sts and 1 MT in the end of the new sts = 6 MT in total. Knit round in stocking sts. On the first round dec. 4 sts evenly distributed over B = 112-118-124-132-138 sts. At the same time inc. 1 st each side of each marking thread on every 4th round a total of 5 times. At the same time when the piece knitted in stocking sts measures 7-7-8-9-9 cm inc. 4 sts evenly distributed over B. When all inc. are completed the number of sts = 176-182-188-196-202 sts on round. Cast off when the edge measures 15-15-16-17-17 cm.
Sleeve: Knit the sleeve forth and back. Cast on 26-27-28-30-31 sts on double pointed needles size 7mm with Vienna or Melody. Knit in Garter sts, at the same time on the 2nd row adjust the number of sts to 23-24-25-27-29. When the piece measures 5-5-5-6-6 cm cast off 1 st each side on every other row a total of 7 times = 9-10-11-13-15 sts. Cast off when the piece measures approx. 11-11-11-12-12 cm. Knit one more sleeve.
Assembly: Sew in the sleeves – NB: The armhole is not symmetrical – so make sure the sleeve is distributed evenly on the front and back piece. Begin as follows: Sew the sleeve cap at the top of the armhole (=C – see measurement drawing), then sew the edge of the sleeve to the armhole leaving approx. 15-16-17-18-19 cm for underneath the sleeve.
Crochet edge: Crochet around the edge of the shrug with hook size 10 mm with Vienna or Melody. Crochet as follows: 1 dc, *3 ch, skip approx. 3 cm, 1 dc*, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 ch in the first dc.