by Bonnie Irene
Model: Bonnie Irene
Photos: Melissa Mall
Simple, stretchy, swift and easy, a shrug is a great piece for summer. Throw one on to ward off the evening chill or to add a little garden party charm to a plain top. Worked all in one piece, the Swift Shrug is ready to go as soon as you finish off and weave in the ends!
Size: One Size
Finished Measurements: 28″ wide x 16″ deep
- Caron One Pound [100% Acrylic; 826yd/755m per 16oz/453g skein]; less than 1 skein
- H/8 (5.00mm size) hook
Gauge: 24 sts/17 rows = 4″/10cm in patt.
Rnd 1: Ch 60, sl in first ch to make a loop. Ch 2, dc in each ch around. (60 dc) Join rnd.
Rnd 2: Ch 2. *FPdc in next st, BPdc in next st. Repeat from * around; join rnd.
Rnd 3: *Ch 2, sk FPdc, sc in the BPdc. Repeat from * around.
Rnds 4-24: (or desired sleeve length) *Ch 2, skip sc, sc in ch-sp. Repeat from * around.
Turn work to begin flat portion.
Rows 25-96: (or desired back width) *Ch 2, sk sc, sc in ch sp. Repeat from * across: do NOT join rnd. Turn.
Rnds 97-117: (or to match first sleeve length) Working around once again, *ch 2, skip sc, sc in ch-sp. Repeat from * around.
Rnd 118: Ch 2. Dc in each sc and ch-sp around. Join rnd.
Rnd 119: Ch 2. *FPdc in next st, BPdc in next st. Repeat from * around; join rnd.
Finishing: Weave in all ends. Enjoy!
About the Designer
Bonnie Irene is a college student stretching her finances through crafting. She likes to crochet, bake, draw, sew, sculpt and weave as well as other things: check out her projects at her blog and shop for her handmade wooden buttons in her Etsy Shop.
Pattern & images © Bonnie Irene. All rights reserved.