SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
SIZE: One size to fit average woman.
Approx 28" [71 cm] around neck and 13" [33 cm] deep.
GAUGE: 4 hdc and 4 rows = 4" [10 cm].
Note: Ch 2 at beg of rows counts as hdc throughout.
1st row: (RS). V-st in 4th ch from hook (counts as hdc and V-st). *Skip next 2 ch. V-st in next ch. Rep from * to last 2 ch. Skip next ch. 1 hdc in last ch. 17 V-sts. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 2. *V-st in ch-1 sp of next V-st. Rep from * to last hdc. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
Rep last row 5 times more.
Next row: (RS). Ch 2. *Hdc2tog over ch-1 sps of next 2 V-sts. V-st in ch-1 sp of each of next 3 V-sts. Rep from * twice more. Hdc2tog over ch-1 sps of next 2 V-sts. 1 hdc in last hdc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st across, skipping ch-1 sps. 24 sc.
Version 1: Button: Sew button to top right edge of Shoulderette, using sp between sts of opposite side as buttonhole.
Version 2: Ribbon: Thread ribbon through sps between sts at top side edges of Shoulderette. Tie in bow to secure.
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Begin(ning)
Ch = Chain(s)
Hdc = Half double crochet.
Hdc2tog = (Yoh and draw up a loop in indicated space) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – hdc2tog made.
Rep = Repeat
Sc = Single crochet
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
V-St = (1 hdc. Ch 1. 1 hdc) in indicated space
Yoh = Yarn over hook
Directions for the Simple Crochet Shrug (also shown in the picture) can be found at this link: