The Crianza Shrug is named for a a classification of Spanish wine. Crianzaâ€™s are the young, bold wines; meant to be enjoyed early in their life. This shrug is the same; joyful and bold. Constructed from side to side with a repetitive lace pattern, youâ€™ll enjoy switching from round to flat knitting and back again. Increases, decreases, and ribbing will keep you on your toes.
This pattern is meant for adventurous novice knitters to experienced knitters and all those in-between. Both written and charted directions are included in this pattern. Please read the entire pattern before beginning.
Yarn: 2 (3 for the 40-inch) Skeins Teresa Ruch Designs, Tencel, 520 yards each, 100% Tencel (~800, 900, 1000, 1100 yards used)
Needle: US 4 (3.5 mm) Signature circulars or needles to obtain gauge
Gauge: 5.5 stitches per inch (spi) and 8 rows per inch (rpi) OR 22 stitches & 32 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette
Size: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large (34, 36, 38, 40 -inch chest)
To alter the size: Add or subtract repeats of the chart OR adjust your gauge to increase or decrease the length of the scarf as needed.