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Melted Shrug by Sosu Knits Kit

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The Melted Shrug is part cardigan, part shawl with sleeves and an all-around feel-good garment that you won’t want to take off.

The Melted Suri Shrug Kit comes with all the yarn needed for the pattern.

You will receive full skeins of the following yarns in the following yarns (total of 6 skeins).

Melted Suri- 2 skeins in the color Nassau

Qing Fibre Silky Merino- 1 skein each in Nassau and Hummingbirds

Qing Fibre Single Merino- 1 skein each in Bluefinch and Antique Rose

 

This seamless oversized casual shrug has a fun modular top-down construction and is knit in two textures: the fluffy textural garter stitch is extra soft thanks to Qing Fibre’s Melted Baby Suri that is striped with Fingering weight Merino (use the same colorways for both bases for a softer look or different colors for a more graphic effect). The fronts and back are knit in two-color brioche to add another textural and stripe dimension. 
The contrasting ribbed sleeve cuffs add a pop of color and make sure the shrug stays on. A matching i-cord surrounds the entire shrug for a neat and finished look.

Feel free to substitute two strands of Merino held together for the Melted Baby Suri or a fingering weight yarn of your choice.

Yarn: 5 colors: 4 colors of Fingering Weight + 1 color of Melted Suri (or alternatively 2 strands of mohair held together)

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL) to fit chest circumference of 86 (91, 102, 112, 122) cm / 34 (36, 40, 44, 48)“

Shown in: Size M

Qing Fibre Silky Merino Singles (70% Merino, 30% Silk, 400 m / 437 yards per 100 g) 

shown in: Color A = Nassau (teal) and Color D (Hummingbirds - pink speckled)

Qing Fibre Merino Singles (100% Merino, 366 m / 400 yds per 100 g)
 
shown in: Color C = Bluefinch (beige/brown) and Color E = Antique Rose (red)

Qing Fibre Melted Baby Suri (65% Baby Suri Alpaca / 20% Merino / 15% Silk, 157 m / 191 yds per 50 g) 

shown in: Color B = Nassau (mint)

Yardage: 1317 (1495, 1615, 1776, 1946) m / 1442 (1638, 1767, 1944, 2131) yards in total

  • Color A: 285 (324, 350, 384, 421) m / 312 (355, 383, 420, 461) yards / 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) skeins

  • Color B: 273 (311, 336, 369, 404) m / 299 (341, 368, 404, 442) yards / 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) skeins
  • Color C: 299 (339, 366, 403, 442) m / 327 (371, 400, 441, 484) yards / 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) skeins
  • Color D: 299 (339, 366, 403, 442) m / 327 (371, 400, 441, 484) yards / 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) skeins

  • Color E: 161 (182, 197, 217, 237) m / 117 (200, 216, 238, 260) yards / 1 (1, 1, 1, 1) skeins

Gauge: 
22 sts / 38 rows = 10 cm / 4” in garter stitch 

20 sts / 26 rows = 10 cm / 4“ in brioche stitch

Measured relaxed after blocking. Gauge is not critical but it will influence the size of your finished shawl and your yardage!

Needles: US 4/3.5 mm circular needles (or size needed to obtain gauge or optimal drape), optional: DPNs of the same size for sleeves

Notions: tapestry needle, 6 stitch markers, 5 removable stitch marker, stitch holders/spare cables/circular needles