A NIGHT ON THE TOWN
Instructions given fit size small/ medium; changes for large/ X- large and 2X- large/ 3X- large are in [ ].
Back length: 12 [ 13, 14] inches
• Crystal Palace Yarns Party bulky (chunky) weight nylon ribbon yarn ( 13/4 oz/ 87 yds/ 50g per skein):
2 [ 3, 4] skeins # 8100 deep sea • Size N/ P– 15/ 10mm crochet hook or
size needed to obtain gauge • Yarn needle • Stitch markers
Row 1: Ch 26 [ 34, 42], sc in 2nd ch from hook, [ sk 1 ch, shell ( see Special Stitches) in next ch, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch] across, turn. ( 6 [ 8, 10] shells) Row 2: Beg shell ( see Special Stitches) in first st, [ sc in center dc of next shell, shell in next sc] across, turn. ( 7 [ 9, 11] shells) Row 3: Beg shell in first st, sc in next st, [ shell in next sc, sc in center dc of next shell] across, ending with shell in last st of row, turn. ( 8 [ 10, 12] shells) Rows 4–18 [4–20, 4–22]: Rep row 3. ( 23 [ 27, 31] shells after last row) With stitch markers, mark the center 7 [ 9, 11] shells of row 18 [ 20, 22]. This forms the back neck edge. Lay the Shrug flat so that the first row is at the bottom and the last row ( with st markers) is at the top. Top left corner is A; bottom left corner is B; top right corner is C; bottom right corner is D. Fold corner A to B and corner C to D. With length of yarn sew A/ B tog to form first sleeve seam and then sew C/ D tog to form 2nd sleeve seam.
Rnd 1 ( RS): Join ( see Pattern Notes) yarn at bottom center back, ch 1, skipping each sc around outer edge, sc in each dc, until first st marker, [ sk 1 st, sc in each of next 2 sts] across to 2nd marker, skipping sc around rem outer edge, continue to sc evenly in each dc, join in beg sc, remove markers. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Ideal for all figure types, this sassy little shrug works up in an evening and can be dressed up or down.