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Lacy Springtime Shrug
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: L20121 This exclusive pattern was designed for us by Heather Lodinsky for our YarnPlay newsletter. Click here for the knit version.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: XS, Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Finished Width 25 (26, 27, 28, 29) in. (63.5 (66, 68.5, 71, 73.5) cm). Finished Length 13 (14 1/2, 16, 17 1/2, 19 1/2) in. (33 (37, 40.5, 44.5, 49.5) cm), before folding and seaming. Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-113 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Cherry

Deep, bold red


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: 2,3,3,3

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
15 sts + 8 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern. 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
V-st (V-stitch): (Dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st or ch.

shell: Work 3 dc in indicated st or ch.

NOTES:
1.Shrug is worked as a rectangle, beg at one sleeve edge.

2.The rectangle is folded lengthwise, then edges are seamed to create armholes.


INSTRUCTIONS
SHRUG Ch 48 (54, 60, 66, 72).
Row 1 (Right Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook (beg ch counts as first dc), sk next ch, shell in next ch, sk next 2 ch, V-st in next ch, *sk next 2 ch, shell in next ch, sk next 2 ch, V-st in next ch; rep from * to last 3 ch, sk next ch, dc in last 2 ch – 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) V-sts at the end of this row.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc in this row and in all rows), turn, dc in next dc, *V-st in ch-1 sp of next V-st, shell in center dc of next shell; rep from * to last 2 dc, dc in last 2 dc.

Row 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *shell in center dc of next shell, V-st in ch-1 sp of next V-st; rep from * to last 2 dc, dc in last 2 dc.
Rep Rows 2 and 3 until piece measures about 24 (25, 26, 27, 28) in.

(61 (63.5, 66, 68.5, 71) cm) from beg.

Do not fasten off.
FINISHING Border Rnd 1: Ch 1, work sc evenly spaced around entire piece, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in each sc around, working 3 hdc in each corner sc; join with sl st in first hdc.

Fasten off.

Fold piece lengthwise, bringing long edges together.

Place a marker 4 in.

(10 cm) from each end.

Sew from each marker to end, for armholes.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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