Sometimes you need a break from the complicated projects. A brain break. A popcorn project (ie an addicting pattern with lots of repetition). That’s what this Greenlawn blanket shrug has been for me.
Scroll down for the free pattern, or download the (still free) PDF of the pattern from HERE.
Yarn: Lion Brand Color Made Easy – 6 (7) skeins. (Shown in Smoky Quartz)
Hook: US K/10.5 (6.5mm) crochet hook
Gauge: 12 sts & 14 rows = 4” in back loop single crochet
Sizes: S/M (L/XL)
- Finished Width (arm to arm): 46 (50)”
- Finished Length (shoulder to bottom edge): 24 (25)”
Pattern is written for the smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parenthesis. When only one number appears it applies to all sizes.
Please note that this free pattern was not tested. If you find any bits to be confusing or errors let me know and I’ll try and make the pattern clearer. Thank you!
Pineapple Stitch: [yo, insert hook through st, yo and pull through a loop] 3 times, yo, draw through 6 sts, yo, draw through last loop.
Worked flat in one piece.
Set Up: SC in 2nd chain from hook, sc in each ch across, ch 1, turn
Back Loop SC: sc in the back loop of the next st and each st across, ch 1, turn
Work this row until piece measures 8 (9)”
Do not turn after the last row is worked.
Ch 1, rotate the sleeve portion 90º
Set Up 1: Work 22 sc across the short side edge of the sleeve, ch 25, turn
Set Up 2: SC in 2nd ch from hook, 45 sc, ch 25, turn
Set Up 3: SC in 2nd ch from hook, 69 sc, ch 1, turn – 70 sc
Set Up 4: Ch 3, pineapple in 1st sc, *ch 1, skip next st, pineapple in next st; rep from * to last 2 sts, ch 1, skip next st, dc in last st, turn
Row 1: ch 3, pineapple in ch-space, *ch 1, skip next pineapple st, pineapple in ch-space; rep from * to last pineapple, ch 1, dc in top of previous ch-3, turn.
Continue working Row 1 until piece measures 23 (25)” excluding sleeve section.
Cut yarn and fasten off.
Make a second piece the same as the first.
Lay pieces on a flat surface with last row of each side adjacent.
Attach yarn to bottom corner of piece and join pieces with a row of single crochet. Cut yarn and fasten off.
Fold sleeve portion so the long edged meet.
Lay the piece flat on the ground and place a locking stitch marker at both bottom corners.
Attach yarn at one stitch marker and work a round of single crochet evenly spaced around entire circumference of the piece.
From here you will be working in rows. Beginning at the first marker and working half double crochet stitches through the back loops from the first marker, up the side, across the top back, and down the second side. Chain 1, turn, and work hdc tfl back to the beginning marker.
Once the edging measures 4” work a full round of single crochet to edge the piece.
Cut yarn and fasten off. Weave in all ends.