Knit Grey Shrug
350 (400) 450g of dark-blue Lana Grossa Cashmere yarn (77% cotton, 15% cashmere, 8% polyamide; 175m/50g) in dark-grey color (# 44);
Knitting needles 4.
Size: S (M) L.
1 x 1 rib;
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls;
Edge with slipped sts (= 7 sts):
1st row (WS): make the 1st and 4th sts in WS row in the following way: cross 1st knit st * 1 cross knit st from across yarn, 1 purl*; repeat from * to * x twice; make the last 4 sts in the end of WS row in the following way: * 1 purl, 1 cross knit st from across yarn*; repeat from * to * x twice, 1 cross knit st;
2nd row (RS): slip knit sts (yarn behind work), purls – as purls;
3rd row (WS): due to the pattern.
Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows.
Relief pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 12 + 1 + selvage st. Work due to the scheme, on which only RS rows are stated, make WS rows and yarn overs as purls. Repeat 1st-10th rows.
Stitches control: relief pattern: 20 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Stockinette stitch: 23 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Left Front and Half of Back
Make as one-piece cloth across. Cast on 129 (141) 153 sts with knitting needles 4 and work with rib, making 4 sts from both sides from the edge of slipped sts (= 7 sts) = 135 (147) 159 sts. In 5 cm work with relief pattern instead of rib: 7 sts of edge with slipped sts, 121 (133) 145 sts of relief pattern (start due to the scheme, repeat the pattern x 9 (10) 11 times, finish due to the scheme) 7 sts of edge with slipped sts. In 32 (35) 38 cm from the set-up row = in the 80th (90th)100th row of relief pattern, work from right side in the following way for arm-hole: 7 sts of edge with slipped sts, 42 (52) 62 sts of relief pattern, bind off 37 (39) 41 sts, 42 sts of relief pattern, 7 sts of edge with slipped sts. Cast on 37 (39) 41 sts in the next RS row and work due to the pattern. In 52 (58) 61 cm from the set-up row = 6 (7) 7 vertical pattern repeats from arm-hole, bind off all the sts.