This simple pattern enables even a first-time crocheter to create a cozy shrug. Crocheted with three basic stitches, the shrug is a rectangle with seams that create the sleeves. Weave in a contrasting color to add a little stylish detail.
Finished Size One size fits most. Shrug measures 7″ wide at cuff, 73″ long.
Yarn Alpaca With A Twist Highlander (45% baby alpaca, 45% super fine merino, 10% viscose; 145
yards [133 m]/31⁄2 oz [100 g]; ): #2012 dark thistle (MC), 5 skeins; #2010 wild pansey (CC), 1 skein.
Hook Size J/10 (6 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Yarn needle.
Gauge 12 sts and 8 rows = 4″ in patt.
Skill Level Beginner.