Cocoon Shrug by Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby
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Cocoon Shrug

Crochet
March 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
788 - 1182 yards (721 - 1081 m)
S/M (L/1X, 2X/3X, 4X/5X)
US

The humble rectangle is again transformed. This time our rectangle’s congruent angles are softened and become a dramatic Cocoon Shrug with two easy seams. The plush cable pattern adds a standout textural look, giving this shrug a comfy feel with an upscale look.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
To Fit Bust: 32–39 (40–47, 48–55, 56–63)”/81.5–99 (101.5–119.5, 122–140, 142.5–160) cm
Finished Cuff to Cuff: 34.25 (36.5, 37.75, 39)” /87 (93, 96, 99) cm
Finished Width Top to Bottom: 23 (24.25, 25.25, 26.5)”/58.5 (61.5, 64, 67.5) cm
Armhole Opening: 6 (7, 7.5, 8)”/15 (18, 19, 20) cm

MATERIALS AND TOOLS
Sample uses Lion Brand, Wool-Ease (80% acrylic, 20% wool; 3 ounces/85 g = 197 yards/180 m): 4 (5, 6, 6) skeins in color Cranberry #620-138—788 (985, 1182, 1182) yards/721 (901, 1081, 1081) m of worsted weight yarn
Crochet hook: 5.00 mm (size H-8) or size to obtain gauge
Yarn needle

BLOCKED GAUGE
Cable: 3.56 sts = 1”/2.5 cm; 32 sts = 9”/23 cm; 1.69 rows = 1”/2.5 cm; 11 rows = 6.5”/16.5 cm

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