Crochet Summer Shrug Pattern

Woman standing outside a house and garden wearing a crochet summer shrug pattern in shades of red, orange, and yellow, along with a white t-shirt and jeans.

Crochet summer shrug pattern

I’m so thrilled to tell you about this crochet summer shrug pattern! I was asked to design a crochet pattern for the July 2022 KnitCrate LL Yarn Co. Quarterly Retreat Club! I was given a beautiful mood board of sunsets and sunscapes to inspire the design along with the request that it be something for the home or to wear, but not a shawl. I’m guessing they get a lot of shawl designs.

I was excited to see if I could design a size-inclusive openwork shrug with the 800 yds (300 g) of sport weight yarn that would come in the box to subscribers. It turns out that that was just enough to make a shrug that could work for anyone. The pattern includes four sizes so you can choose how tightly or loosely you’d like your shrug to fit. When I make one for myself to keep, I’ll be making the largest size because I want a nice loose fit (not to mention that I’m not exactly petite).

So here are all the details about this crochet summer shrug pattern:

Sizes: A (B, C, D)

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To Fit Bust Circumference: 38 (44, 52, 60)” / 96.5 (111.5, 132, 152.5) cm, or smaller. This is intended to be an oversized garment. Choose a size that is 1-2” / 2.5-5 cm more than your bust circumference for a tighter fit, or choose any of the larger sizes for a looser fit.

Finished Measurements:

Sleeve edge to sleeve edge: 19 ½ (23 ½, 27, 31)” / 49.5 (59, 69, 78.5) cm

Length from neck to hem: 19 ½ (23 ½, 27, 31)” / 49.5 (59, 69, 78.5) cm

Crochet Hook: US H/8 (5 mm), or size needed to match gauge.

Yarn Needed: LL Yarn Co. Canyon (70% Superwash Merino Wool, 30% Outlast Viscose; 405 yds; 150 g; yarn weight category: sport/2/Fine): 1 (1, 2, 2) skeins Valley of Fire.

Notions: tapestry needle

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A woman standing outside a home in a garden by a white picket fence wearing a lace crochet summer shrug in shades of red, orange, and yellow, along with a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

This specific KnitCrate box contains two 150g skeins of LL Yarn Co. Canyon in the color Valley of Fire, one extra (which this quarter is handcrafted needle and hook gauge from Sunrise Grove), a digital booklet with 2 patterns (my Solar Shrug, as well as a knit shawl pattern) along with other info, recipes, and music playlist inspired by the virtual retreat setting, Valley of Fire in Nevada, USA. 

Want to see my video unboxing?! See it on YouTube!

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Want the Solar Shrug crochet pattern? You can buy it on Ravelry!

Want your own KnitCrate with gorgeous yarn, patterns, and extras? Get your own KnitCrate! Read on for discount info!

I’m so excited for you guys, my readers, because KnitCrate has been very generous and provided some great offers for you all!

First, I am happy to be GIVING AWAY one free six-month Sock Knit & Crochet Club subscription through my Instagram channel. Please visit me on Instagram and follow my account. Be looking for a post about how to enter the giveaway, as I will have it up very soon and you won’t want to miss it!

Next, I have a custom coupon code for you all that is good for $40 off the first month of any KnitCrate subscription for new subscribers (shipping will apply) and a one-time 20% off in the KnitCrate shop. New subscribers will also receive another $40 off coupon after 3 months of continuing their subscription that can be used towards their 4th month. The coupon code is BANANAMOON. If you want to use that coupon code and sign up for KnitCrate, please use my affiliate link (small commission for me, same discounted price for you).

I can’t wait to see finished shrugs! If you make one, please share photos on Ravelry or in my Facebook Group.

Back close up view of a lace crochet shrug over a white t-shirt being worn by a woman standing in a garden.

Happy crocheting!

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