• Lightweight Summer Shrug | Fashion

     This is a very lightweight and comfy oversized shrug that is perfect for summer. 

    Lightweight summer shrug that is very easy and breezy to work up!

    One size fits most, with instructions to make it bigger in the pattern.

    Gauge - 7 repeats of the main pattern to get 4". If you have any questions, please contact me.

    I used Simply Soft by Caron in Coffee Latte Brown but I also like "I Love This Yarn!" in Tweed by Hobby Lobby.

    I used about 5 skeins of the Caron yarn.  

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    The PDF version of the pattern can be purchased on Etsy or Ravelry.

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    Original pattern by Fran Corona © 2016 all rights reserved 

    This pattern may not be copied, sold, or distributed in any form, for personal use only.  www.etsy.com/shop/FransPlace1018 and www.fransplace1018.com

    Skill Level: Easy

    Measurements: One size fits most

    Materials: 

    5 skeins of medium weight yarn (I used Simply Soft by Caron® in Coffee Latte Brown) J/6 mm crochet hook 

    Large eye tapestry needle 

    Stitch Markers 


    Abbreviations/References: 

    ch - chain

    sc - single crochet

    hdc - half double crochet 

    dc -double crochet

    st/sts - stitch/stitches

    sk - skip

    Instructions: 

    Ch 122 

    Row 1: hdc in 2nd ch from hook and every ch to end – 121 sts

    Row 2 - 4: ch 2, turn, hdc in same st as ch and in every stitch to end – 121 sts 

    Row 5: ch 3, turn, dc in same st as ch and in next 5 sts, *ch3, sk next 3 sts, dc in next st, * repeat from* to last 5 sts, dc in last 5 sts – 37 dc & 28 ch 3 sts 

    Row 6: ch 2, turn, hdc in same st as ch and in next 5 sts, *3 hdc in ch 3 sp, hdc in next st, * repeat from* to end, hdc in last 5 sts – 121 sts Row 7: ch 2, turn, hdc in same st as ch and in every st to end – 121 sts 

    Repeat rows 5 - 7 until the piece measures about 37" 

    Work 3 more rows of row 7 – 121 sts


    Make sure it fits: 

    Fold shrug in half as shown in the diagram below, pin or clip sides 7 inches below the fold for armholes. Put the shrug on to make sure it fits comfortably; if it is too tight or just doesn’t fall the right way, add more rows until it fits the way you want. Fasten off & weave in yarn. 


    Assembly: 

    Whipstitch side seam up to 7 inches from the fold on both sides. (See diagram) Weave in yarn. 


    Edging: 

    Right side facing, join yarn to side edge and hdc in ea st around marking 1st hdc, as follows: 1 sc in ea hdc row, 2 sc in ea dc row. 

    Do not sl st to join, continue to hdc in a spiral for 2 more rounds, fasten off and weave in all ends. All finished!

    **You may use the items made from this pattern to sell but you must include my shop link in your listing as follows: Pattern by Fran Corona – www.etsy.com/shop/FransPlace1018

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