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Simple Crochet Shrug
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 90689B This flattering crochet shrug is the perfect way to add a sophisticated touch to your wardrobe.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 42 x 38 (106.5 x 96.5), before folding and seaming.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-425 Homespun Yarn: Spice 'Painterly' color Burnt orange, light orange, and white

Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 29.96

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

GAUGE:
8 sts = about 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.

NOTES:
Large hook is used to create an open fabric that will easily stretch to fit a range of sizes.


INSTRUCTIONS



SHRUG Ch 85.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 84 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in each st across.

Repeat Row 2 until piece measures about 38 in.

(96.5 cm) from beginning.



FINISHING Fold piece in half to measure 21 x 38 in.

(53.5 x 96.5 cm).

Place markers on each of the 21 in.

(53.5 cm) sides, 7 in.

(18 cm) below fold for armholes.

Seam sides from markers down to lower edge.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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