Perfect to wear over a sleeveless top or dress, this shrug is designed to fit snugly over the shoulders and back. The pattern features a Saxon braid cable, and is named for Queen Eadgyth, a 10th century Saxon princess and granddaughter of Alfred the Great. Eadgyth is an early form of the contemporary name Edith, and is pronounced the same way.
Skill Level: Experienced
To Fit Back Width: 17 (19, 22, 25, 28)"
(measuring from underarm to underarm
Back width: 17 (19, 22, 25, 28)"
Sleeve length: 6½ (7, 7½, 8, 8½)"
Top sleeve circumference: 12¾ (13½, 14¼, 15, 16)"
Yarn: 515 (595, 710, 830, 970) yds DK weight
Shown in Sweet Paprika Minuet, 5 (6, 7, 8, 9) skeins Harvest Moon.
Two size 4 (3.5mm) circular needles, 16" (40cm) or longer
Two size 4 (3.5mm) dpns
Notions: Cable needle, stitch markers, stitch holders, smooth waste yarn, yarn needle, pins
Gauge: 22 sts and 34 rows = 4" (10cm) in pattern, unstretched
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