My newest crochet project – probably the hardest so far, since I’ll be doing it using thread. Also it’s rainbow coloured so….. Anyway should be down by next week if I work at it constantly.
You will require 2 or 3 skeins of sock wool for a light summer shrug, depending on your size and the coverage you want for your shrug; or the equivalent yardage in worsted or chunky for a winter shrug. I recommend making the summer shrug first so you can track your yardage as you go.
Measure the fullest point of the bust, add 2”, and divide in half (this give you X”).
With a 4.5 mm hook, chain 10 and join to make a ring.
Row 1: Chain 3, dc into base of ch, *dc in next ch, 2 dc into next ch*, repeat to end, and join.
Row 2: Chain 3, dc into base of ch, *dc in next 2 ch, 2 dc into next ch*, repeat to end, and join.
Row 3: Chain 3, dc into base of ch, *dc in next 3…
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