Granny Cocoon Shrug by Maria Valles

Granny Cocoon Shrug

Crochet
September 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Granny cluster
6.0 mm (J)
984 - 1640 yards (900 - 1500 m)
1-5 (XS - XL)
US
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A simple and stylish, long shrug that’s
perfect for cooler weather, the Granny
Cocoon Shrug is an easy and highly
customizable crochet project that’s great
for advanced beginners making their first
garment and experienced crocheters alike.

The shrug is constructed from a large
granny square worked in the round, with
added rounds to make the border and cuffs.
Instructions are also given for optional
long sleeves. Note that the finished shrug
is a long cocoon shape, and is wider in the
middle and narrower at the hips.

This is a new and improved version of my original granny cocoon shrug “recipe” (basic method, not a pattern or photo tutorial), which you can find here.

Sizes
To fit bust 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46)” / 71-76 (81-86, 91.5-96.5, 101.5-106.5, 111.5-117) cm
Width 32 (36, 40, 44, 48) / 81 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122) cm

Difficulty
Easy

Techniques used
Working in the round
Working in rows
Magic ring
Double crochet decreases (dc2tog)
Joining

Materials
10 (11, 12, 13, 15) skeins Ístex Léttlopi or
similar worsted weight yarn in the colour of
your choice.
• 1 skein Léttlopi = 50 g/100 m (1.75 oz/109
yds)
• 100% wool, worsted weight
• Colour shown: 0057 Grey Heather
6 mm (J-10) hook or size needed to obtain
gauge
2 stitch markers
Yarn needle