Ada Shrug, an Easy Crochet Shrug for Beginners

Easy crochet shrug pattern for beginners, free from Banana Moon Studio

Easy crochet shrug for beginners

Ada Shrug is an easy crochet shrug for beginners. This crochet pattern makes an oversized blanket shrug! This pattern is FREE! This cozy shrug is made in Cascade Yarns Aereo, which is a new yarn for fall 2019! It is a 4/medium, or worsted weight, yarn that is 47% Merino Wool, 31% Baby Alpaca, and 22% Nylon. There are 240 yds (220 m) in each 100 g skein. This yarn is so lightweight and fluffy! You’ll love wearing it.

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If you would like to share this pattern with others, please direct them to my website! Please do not make digital or paper copies for others. Thank you!

Are you a beginner? Here are some tutorials to help you!

Learn to crochet chains

How to do a half double crochet stitch (hdc)

Free, easy crochet shrug pattern for this women's blanket shrug, from Banana Moon Studio

Ada Shrug, an easy crochet shrug for beginners

By April Garwood

Difficulty Level Easy

Finished Measurements About 36 inches (91.5 cm) square.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Aereo [47% Merino Wool, 31% Baby Alpaca, 22% Nylon; 240 yds or 220 m; 3.5 oz or 100 g; CYCA weight: 4 medium): #12 Westpoint Blue Heather, 4 skeins.

Crochet Hook M/13 or 9 mm, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Notions Yarn needle.

Gauge 11 sts x 8 rows = About 4 ¼ inches or 11 cm in hdc.

Note

Most of this shrug is stitched in the half-double crochet stitch. If you aren’t sure how to do this stitch, see my video tutorial by clicking here.

Shrug

Ch 94

Row 1 Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each remaining ch — 92 sts.

Rows 2-70 Ch 2 (does not count as a st), hdc in each st. Do not fasten off.

To seam sleeves, fold in half, lining up ending row and beginning ch, turn to work down row ends, working through both thicknesses (see a video tutorial on how to crochet “through both thicknesses.” Click here), *sc in first set of row ends, 2 sc in next set of row ends, repeat from * 7 times — 24 sts. Fasten off.

Working along opposite end, through both thicknesses, join with sc in first set of row ends, 2 sc in next set of row ends, *sc in next set of row ends, 2 sc in next set of row ends, repeat from * 6 times — 24 sts. Fasten off.

Women's easy crochet shrug, free, easy pattern from Banana Moon Studio
Finishing

If desired, you can work a rnd of sc around armholes and body opening, joining last and first sts with sl st.

Weave in ends.

If you wish to share this pattern with others, please direct them to my website. Please do not make digital or paper copies for others! Thank you!

Happy crocheting!

April

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