9 to 5 Shrug by Nicole Carmen

9 to 5 Shrug

by Nicole Carmen
July 2009
13 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet
5.0 mm (H)
315 - 945 yards (288 - 864 m)
Instructions given fit 28–30-inch bust (X-small); changes for 32–34-inch bust (small), 36–38-inch bust (medium) and 40–42-inch bust (large) are in [ ].
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When you need a little something to warm your shoulders in a chilly office, restaurant or theater, this simple little shrug is the perfect choice.

Skill Level:

Finished Garment Measurements:
Bust: 30 33, 39, 42 inches


  • Caron Simply Soft Brites medium (worsted) weight yarn (6 oz/315 yds/170g per skein): 1 2, 2, 3 skein(s) #9608 blue mint
  • Size H/8/5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle