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Old 04-20-2010, 07:19 AM   #1
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Hi all am a newbie to this fab site and just wondered if anyone has come across a pattern for a shrug but almost like it is just sleeves with a section across the back , all the shrug patterns i have seen have big dangly sleeves ,i would like to knit it in double knit too .
Any suggestions would be gratefully appreciated .
BTW brilliant site have been reading the posts and have had the same problem as everyone else with stocking stitch but at least now i know i am not on my own lol
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Old 04-20-2010, 09:19 AM   #2
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This may not be exactly what you are looking for, but I found this pattern and I think its fantastic.
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Old 04-20-2010, 09:46 AM   #3
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By double knit, do you mean the yarn weight or the technique?

There a lot's of patters for shrugs that are sleeves joined across the back. Try and You would start with a cuff, gradually increase the sleeve until it's the width you want at the upper back (about 14-16"), knit the back width then decrease matching the first sleeve and end with the cuffs.
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Old 04-20-2010, 02:07 PM   #4
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Do you mean the ones that are knit like a rectangle and then the sides are sewn to create sleeves?

The Drop Stitch Shrug on this one-

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Old 04-21-2010, 09:43 AM   #5
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Here are a few more that are the general shape you're looking for.

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