This crescent-shaped crochet wrap hugs your shoulders while a swath of dangling leaf motifs swirls with every step. The wrap is worked directly to the leafy trim with a join-as-you-go crochet technique, giving the stems a jaunty curve.
DESIGNER Suzann Thompson
FINISHED SIZE About 60″ wide and 161/2″ deep at center back, including leaf trim.
YARN Plymouth Yarn Encore DK (75% acrylic, 25% wool; 150 yd [136 m]/13/4 oz [50 g]; ): #0175 jewel gold (MC), 4 skeins. www.plymouthyarn.com Plymouth Yarn Cape Town Collection Johanne (40% wool, 30% mohair, 30% acrylic; 327 yd [297 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]; ): #16 breeze (CC), 1 skein. www.plymouthyarn.com
HOOK Size G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Stitch markers (m); yarn needle, press cloth.
GAUGE Horse chestnut leaf = 31/2″ tall 31/4″ wide; 12 sts and 5 sps = 4″ in patt and 10 rows = 3″ in patt.