Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Three-Quarter Length Sleeve Shrug

This shrug was fantastically easy and quick to stitch up.  The pattern is from The Happy Hooker book called the "Knot Ugly Shrug".  I made the simple version (the deluxe version had ruffles on the edges and sleeves.)  I decided to make it in a light blue for a soft look (with Red Heart worsted weight yarn).  I used a size N hook (I need to find a size L and M hook since Wal-Mart doesn't have those two sizes), and I made it in the large size.  It only took me two afternoons and evenings to complete.  Mesh is great because it stitches up so quickly.  I really like the way this looks; it should be great over a lot of things, and I'll be able to use it on the cruise I'm taking in September!

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