Instructions given fit woman's size X-small/small; changes for medium/large and X-large/2X-large are in [ ].
25 inches (X-small/small) [26 1/2 inches (medium/large), 28 inches (X-large/2X-large)] square before seaming
Plymouth Yarn Gina Chunky bulky (chunky) weight wool yarn (3 1/2 oz/131 yds/100g per ball) (5):
3 [4, 4] balls #102 calm brights
Size N/P-15/10mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
10 sc = 4 inches; 10 pattern rows = 4 inches
Take time to check gauge.
Shrug is constructed as a mitered square, beginning at corner, then folded and seamed to create Armholes and Body opening.
Row 1 (RS): Ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook, turn. (1 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, 3 sc in first st, turn. (3 sc)
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, [ch 1, sc in next st] twice, turn. (3 sc, 2 ch-1 sps)
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in next st, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in last st, turn. (5 sc, 2 ch-1 sps)
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each sc across to next ch-1 sp, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in center st, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in each rem st across, turn. (7 sc, 2 ch-1 sps)
Rep row 5 for pattern.
Work in Mitered Square (see Pattern Stitch) for 62 [66, 70] rows. Fasten off.
Block to finished measurement.
Fold piece in half with RS tog. Seam each side, leaving 8-10 inches open from fold for Armhole.
With RS facing, join in end of row at underarm, sc evenly around entire arm opening, join in first st. Fasten off.
Rep for 2nd Armhole.
With RS facing, join in any st on bottom edge, ch 1, sc in same st and in each rem st around, join in first sc. Fasten off.
Design by April Garwood