I want to make a shrug. The pattern gives finished sizes: 36, 40, 44, 48, 52 using size 7-9 needles. Gauge is 17 sts=4inches. I would normally do 42. Would 40 be too tight? 44 to big?
I would like to wear the shrug over a blouse or lightweight cotton pullover.:??
Thank you for any help.