Beacon Hill Shrug Pattern

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10 ozs. Pink or color desired.
1 oz. Black.
1 pr. each knitting needles No. 2 and No. 5
Steel crochet hook No. 3.

On No. 2 needles cast on 69 sts and work in ribbing of K 1, P 1 for 4½ inches, increasing 68 sts evenly spaced on last row of ribbing (137 sts). Change to No. 5 needles and work in pattern as follows:
1st Row. K 8, * P 2, K 2 tog, YO, K 1, YO, sl 1, K 1, p.s.s.o., repeat from * across row, ending row with P 2, K 8.
2nd Row. K 10, * P 5, K 2, repeat from * across row, ending row with P 5, K 10.
3rd Row. K 8, * P 2, K 5, repeat from * across row, end­ing row with P 2, K 8.
4th Row. Same as 2nd row.
Repeat last 4 rows until work measures 50½ inches from the beginning. Change to No. 2 needles, work in ribbing decreasing 68 sts evenly spaced (69 sts). Work even in ribbing for 4½ inches, bind off. Block shoulderette. Sew ribbing and 6 inches above ribbing together.
EDGE: With wrong side of work toward you attach Black at end of seam, 1 s c in same space, * ch 3, 1 s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 sc in next st of ch, skip 1/8 inch space, s c in next space, repeat from * all around shoulderette, cut yarn. Work same edge around each cuff. Tack collar back as illustrated.

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