This shrug is so extremely quick and easy to make! I love it! It's also the PERFECT little thing to throw on over a tank top on a cool summer night. Not to mention, I scored this yarn on clearance! Heyyyyyyy!!! 

MATERIALS 

  • 3 Balls of Yarn Bee Dyeworks Yarn or 360 yards of a similar bulky (5) weight yarn for size S/M
  • 4 Balls of Yarn Bee Dyeworks Yarn or 480 yards of a similar bulky (5) weight yarn for size L/XL
  • Size L (8.00mm) Crochet Hook for size S/M
  • Size N (10.00mm) Crochet Hook for Size L/XL 
  • Yarn Needle for Weaving in Ends

TERMS 

Ch - chain 

St(s) - stitch(es) 

Slst - slip stitch 

Sc - single crochet 

Hdc - half double crochet 

Dc - double crochet 

Fpdc - front post double crochet 

Bpdc - back post double crochet 

Blo - back loop only

GAUGE 

With L Hook 9 dc x 5 rows = 4"

With N Hook 8 dc x 4 rows = 4"

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 

S/M 

  • Across back 20”
  • Sleeve length 13”
  • Sleeve to sleeve 46”

L/XL

  • Across back 22"
  • Sleeve length 15"
  • Sleeve to sleeve 50"

NOTES 

  • The ch at the beginning of a round/row does NOT count as a stitch
  • All rounds are worked on the right side
  • All rows are marked with WS (wrong side) are RS (right side)
  • This shrug is worked as 2 pieces and then seamed together follwed by adding a border
  • Each piece is worked from sleeve to back
  • There are only 2 sizes to this pattern S/M and L/XL - follow the pattern exactly for either size, just change your hook size

PATTERN (make 2)

Ch 30. Join with a slst to form a ring. Be careful not to twist.

Round 1: Ch 2 and dc in the same ch. Dc in every ch around. Join with a slst to first dc.

Round 2: Ch 1 and fpdc around the same dc. Bpdc around the next dc. *Fpdc around the next dc. Bpdc around the next dc. Repeat from * around. Join with a slst to first fpdc.

Round 3: Ch 1 and fpdc around the same fpdc. Bpdc around the next bpdc. *Fpdc around the next fpdc. Bpdc around the next bpdc. Repeat from * around. Join with a slst to first fpdc.

Round 4: Ch 1 and hdc in the blo of the same st. Hdc in the blo of every st around. Join with a slst to first hdc.

Round 5: Ch 2 and dc in the same st. Dc in every st around. Join with a slst to first dc.

Round 6: Ch 1 and hdc in the same st. Hdc in every st around. Join with a slst to first hdc.

Rounds 7-18: Repeat rounds 5 and 6 six more time.

Round 19: Repeat round 5 once more.

Now we'll be working in rows to create the back of shrug. Do not fasten off.

RS Row 1: Ch 1 and hdc in the same st. Hdc in every st around. Do not join. Turn your work instead.

WS Row 2: Ch 2 and dc in the same st. Dc in every st across. Turn.

RS Row 3: Ch 1 and hdc in the same st. Hdc in every st across. Turn.

Rows 4-9: Repeat rows 2 and 3 three more times. Fasten off first piece at the end of row 9.

  1. Do not fasten off second piece at the end of row 9. 
  2. Ch 1 and turn. 
  3. Place the right sides (without opening) of work together, lining up row 9s. 
  4. Sc evenly across through both pieces of fabric to join them together. 

Don't fasten off yet. 

Continue to work around the opening. (see video)

Round 1 around opening: Ch 2. Dc evenly around. Join with a slst to first dc.  

Round 2 around opening: Ch 1 and hdc in the same st. Hdc in every dc around. Join with a slst to first hdc. Fasten off and weave in ends.