Aslan Shrug

Crocheted pineapples burst from a central motif on the back of this shrug like the mane of the great lion. Start this lace shrug today and wear it tomorrow.

Designer: Brenda K. B. Anderson
Finished Size: 32–34 (36–38, 40–42, 44–46, 48–50, 52–54)” bust circumference. Garment shown measures 32–34″, modeled with no ease. Across center back of shrug (not including edging) = 15 (17, 18½, 20, 21½, 23)”. Edging (circumference of edge of shrug) = 41 (44, 47, 50, 53, 56)”. Armhole circumference = about 13 (14, 15, 16, 17, 18)”.
Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Bulky (100% superwash merino; 140 yd [130 m]/4 oz [113 g]): #76 aslan, 1½ (1¾, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins.
Hook Size:
J/10 (6 mm) for size 32-34″ only; Size K/10½ (6.5 mm) for sizes 36-38 (40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54)”. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions:
3 st markers (m); yarn needle.
Gauge:
for size 32-34″ Rnds 1-3 of patt = 5¼ ” diameter with smaller hook. Gauge for sizes 36-38 (40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54)”. Rnds 1-3 of patt = 6″ in diameter with larger hook.

 
 
 
 
 

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