Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Crocheted Candy Apple Shrug
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 60040 This is the crochet version of our popular criss-cross shrug -- perfect for three-season wear!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
13 x 80 in. [33 x 203 cm] (Note Shrug is very stretchy and will fit a wide range of sizes)

PUBLISHED IN: Lion Brand Yarn Catalog - 2006 W


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-375 Homespun Yarn: Candy Apple

Heathered Solid Deep red


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 29.96

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
12 single crochet + 8 rows = 4 in. [10 cm]. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



SHRUG
Chain 42.
Row 1 (Right Side): Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across - 41 single crochet.

Turn.
Row 2: Chain 1, single crochet through back loop of each single crochet across.

Turn.

Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 80 in.

[203 cm] from beginning.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Fold shrug in half lengthwise.

Sew sleeve seams, leaving the center portion of shrug open and adjusting to fit so that shrug fits snugly around shoulder and back.

Weave in ends.



Wearing Suggestions:

To wear, slide one of your arms into one of the sleeves, wind the remaining length of the rectangle around your body (thus crossing it), then slide your remaining arm into the remaining sleeve.

The winding is done in the same manner as you would wind a long scarf around your neck.

Wearing Suggestions:

To wear, slide one of your arms into one of the sleeves, wind the remaining length of the rectangle around your body (thus crossing it), then slide your remaining arm into the remaining sleeve.

The winding is done in the same manner as you would wind a long scarf around your neck.




Wear the shrug with the crisscross wrap in front.

-- wrap the shrug under the arm, and then over your shoulder in front.

Wear the shrug with the crisscross in back.

The shrug will wrap straight across the front (see images and descriptions below for detail)

With the crisscross in back, the shrug can be loosely gathered in front like a scarf With the crisscross in back, the shrug can worn with a shawl-style drape in the front.

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St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
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st(s) = stitch(es)
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p = purl
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rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front
ch(s) = chain(s)


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