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Turtleback Fitted Shrug Pattern

1,050 yards of worsted weight yarn for small/medium – Add 150 yards for large/X-large.

Pictured shawl is made from Simply Soft Shadows, 0005 Soft Merino color and it took 7 skeins.

Needles all 29” or 36” circular knitting needles:Turtleback Shrug
Size 6 (4 mm)
Size 9 (5.5mm)
Size 11 (8mm)
Plus Size 10 straight needle for bind off row.
Or any size to obtain correct gauge.

Yarn needle to finish seams
Package of safety pin or split ring markers

20 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch (Knit 1 row, Purl 1 row) using size 6 needles.

Special Stitches:
SK2P: Sl 1 st as if to Purl, K2tog, pass the sl st over the K2tog.
Project Notes:

Because the cast-on edge must be stretchy (for use at neckline), you may wish to use a larger needle size to work this row.
Circular needles will only be used to knit back and forth.

Finished Measurements:
Approximately 33” wide slightly stretched by 18” long folded in half.

Turtleback shrug

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