Hi everybody! Brenna from BrennaAnnHandmade here! 😀

For my last lightweight, free summer pattern of the year, I thought I’d share this super easy + fun shrug pattern with you all! Are you ready to get started? Great, let’s go!

*Fits Size: Teen’s / Women’s Small – Medium

Notes:
1. To make the shrug wider, add or decrease starting chain (112) in increments of 4 per inch.
2. To make the shrug longer, crochet 2 rows per inch.

Materials:
10 balls of La Mia pastel 100% cotton yarn in White (you may need additional skeins if planning to increase the size of the pattern)
Kartopu 6mm crochet hook
Scissors
Ruler
Large Eye Tapestry Needle (for sewing top & weaving in ends)

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
dc = double crochet

Directions:
Ch 112


Row 1: Put 2 dc in the 4th ch from hook. *skip 1 ch, put 2 dc in the next stitch. Repeat from * across, then put 1 dc in the last stitch at the end of the row.


Row 2: Ch 2, turn work. Put 2 dc inside the 1st “V” made from the set of 2 dc of the previous row below. Repeat across the entire row, by putting 2 dc in each “V” from the previous row. Put 1 dc in the last stitch at the end of the row.


Rows 3-61 : Repeat row 2.

*The finished rectangle will measure approximately 30″ wide by 33.5″ long


Cut yarn, leaving an extra long tail to sew up top.


Finishing: (creating the arm holes) Using the long tails of yarn threaded through the tapestry needle, fold the rectangle in half width-wise & sew one side together starting from the bottom (the open ends), up to 5″ from closing (this is the first armhole. Repeat on the other side.


Weave in all ends. All finished! 🙂

Brenna Ann is the designer and maker behind BrennaAnnHandmade. She crochets & knits cozy pieces of knitwear and accessories at her handmade shop on Etsy. She also has a blog, YouTube channel, and shares daily behind-the-scenes photos at her handmade life on Instagram @BrennaAnnHandmade.

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