Bobble Cocoon Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

This Bobble Cocoon Shrug was such a fun make! I love a bobble stitch, who doesn’t? I first wrote this pattern in one size only, but after a few requests I wrote it up in all the children’s and youth sizes. So now it’s available in 2T-16 for all your kiddos!

This little shrug is a great fall accessory, easy to throw on when it’s chilly out or you need an extra layer. I love how the collar adds extra warmth right where you need it-around your neck.

The bobbles add a nice detail that compliments the openwork of the filet pattern. The contrasting colors offer just the right amount of interest if you love color. I know this would look stunning in a nice solid too.

Cocoon shrugs are a fun way to get into making crochet clothes, as they’re just rectangles. This pattern is worked flat in rows. To create the sleeves you fold the ends and sew it together (more pictures and details in the pattern). The collar edging and sleeve edging are then added on in rounds.

This technique creates an easy to make and an easy to wear sweater. I love how adjustable the edgings are when you add them after seaming. This allows for a more custom fit or look to suit your needs!

The hardest part is choosing which color combination to crochet your Bobble Cocoon Shrug in!



toddler cocoon shrug

I was able to get a few new pictures this year (below) and you can see how much she’s grown, but amazingly the shrug still fits her! Which is good because she wasn’t all that interested in wearing it last year! Fingers crossed that she’ll wear it now.







She was a much more willing model this time! I can’t help but share that smile. She’s sporting her turkey shirt too. I also made that last year and she wouldn’t wear it. It’s now her favorite shirt and she’s just about out grown it. I guess that’s some consolation, right?

You can find the Turkey Shirt Applique & Tutorial here.





And all buttoned up for ease of wear. As fussy as buttons can be, it’s nice to have the option so things stay on with active kids!

 

A little fall fun building and crossing bridges with her brother.









toddler cocoon shrug




toddler cocoon shrug




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Materials

5mm H(8) Hook*, or hook need to achieve gauge

2 contrasting colors of Caron Simply Soft* or comparable #4 medium worsted weight yarn. I used Autumn Maize* and Taupe Tweed*.

yarn needle*

scissors

Optional button-no button hole necessary for a 1-1 1/4″ button.

Yardage by Size

Get the smaller toddler size (12mos-2yrs) here in the original post.

2-6: 2 skeins (630 yds)
8-10: 3 skeins (945 yds)
12-16: 4 skeins (1260 yds)





Gauge:

Swatch-2″x 2″ = 7 dc x 4 rows
Filet pattern- 3” x 3” = (7 dc & 6 ch sp) x 6 rows

Notes:

1. Ch 3 counts as a dc, ch 4 counts as dc + ch 1
2. The main body piece is worked in rows to form a rectangle.
3. After sewing sleeves together the edging is worked in the round.
4. The pattern is filet crochet with some bobble stitches substituting dcs to form a pattern.
5. On the bobble rows, there will be 3 dc + sk next dc + ch 1 in between bobbles.
6. You will repeat a bobble row every three rows, once the pattern repeats.



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Stitches:

ch-chain

dc-double crochet

bobble-yarn over (yo) insert hook into stitch to be worked, yo again and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops (2 loops on your hook), yo insert hook into the same stitch, yo again and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops (3 loops on your hook), yo insert hook into same stitch, yo and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops (4 loops on your hook), yo and insert hook in the same stitch, yo and pull up a loop, yo and pull through 2 loops (5 loops on you hook), yo and pull through all 5 loops, ch 1 to close the bobble.

hdc v-stitch = (hdc, ch 1, hdc) all in same stitch

 

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toddler shrug




Pattern:

Size 2

In Color A

1. Ch 85, dc into 4th ch from hook (2 dcs formed) & into each ch across, turn. (83)
2. Ch 4 (counts as dc + ch 1), sk the next dc, dc in the next dc, ch1, *{sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1} repeat from * until end, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (42 dc + 41 ch sp)
3. Ch 3, dc into 1st ch sp, ch 1, *{sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1} rep from * until last ch sp then dc into it, dc in the last st, turn. (43 dc + 40 ch sp)
4. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp} rep from * until last ch sp then ch 1, sk the ch sp and dc into top of 3rd ch, turn. (42 dc + 41 ch sp)
5. Ch 3, dc into 1st ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, *{bobble into ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1} rep from * 9x until last six sts then bobble into next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, dc in 3rd ch, turn. (33 dc + 10 bobbles + 40 ch sp)
6. Repeat row 4.
7. Repeat row 3.
8. Repeat row 4.
9. Ch 3, dc into ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 3x, *{ch 1, bobble into ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from *9x, until last three sts then ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, dc in top of 3rd ch, turn. ( 34 dc + 9 bobbles + 40 ch sp)

***

10. Repeat row 4.
11. Repeat row 3.
12. Repeat row 4.
13. Repeat row 5.(bobble)
14. Repeat row 4.
15. Repeat row 3.
16. Repeat row 4.
17. Repeat row 9.(bobble)

***

18-33. Repeat Rows 10-17.
34. Repeat row 4.
35. Repeat row 3.
36. Repeat row 4.
37. Ch 3, dc in each ch sp and in each dc across. At the corner (sc, ch 1, sc) in the same and then turn and sc evenly around the rectangle, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner.

Finish off. Continue to Sew Armholes below.



Size 4

In Color A:

1. Ch 87, dc into 4th ch from hook (2 dcs formed) & into each ch across, turn. (85)
2. Ch 4 (counts as dc + ch 1), sk the next dc, dc in the next dc, ch1, *{sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1} rep from * until end, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (43 dc + 42 ch sp)
3. Ch 3, dc into 1st ch sp, ch 1, *{sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1} rep from * until last ch sp then dc into it, dc in the 3rd ch, turn. (44 dc + 43 ch sp)
4. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next st, dc into next ch sp} rep from * until last ch sp, then ch 1, sk the ch sp and dc in top of 3rd ch, turn. (43 dc + 42 ch sp)
5. Rep Row 3.
6. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch spc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 10x, last dc will be into 3rd ch, turn. (33 dc + 10 bobbles + 42 ch sp)
7. Rep Row 3.
8. Rep Row 4.
9. Rep Row 3.
10. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch spc, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 3x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 9x until last four sts then *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 2x, last dc will be in 3rd ch, turn. (34 dc + 9 bobbles + 42 ch sp)

***

11. Rep Row 3.
12. Rep Row 4.
13. Rep Row 3.
14. Rep Row 6.(bobble)
15. Rep Row 3.
16. Rep Row 4.
17. Rep Row 3.
18. Rep Row 10.(bobble)

***

19-34:
Rep Rows 11-18 two more times.
35. Rep Row 3.
36. Rep Row 4.
37. Ch 3, dc in each ch sp and in each dc across. At the corner (sc, ch 1, sc) in the same and then turn and sc evenly around the rectangle, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner.

Finish off. Continue to Sew Armholes below.



Size 6

In Color A:

1. Ch 91, dc into 4th ch from hook (2 dcs formed) & into each ch across, turn. (89)
2. Ch 4 (counts as dc + ch 1), sk the next dc, dc in the next dc, ch1, *{sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1} rep from * until end, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (45 dc + 44 ch sp)
3. Ch 3, dc into 1st ch sp, ch 1, *{sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1} rep from * until last ch sp then dc into it, dc in top of 3rd ch, turn. (46 dc + 43 ch sp)
4. Ch 4, skp 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp} rep from * until last ch sp then ch 1, sk the ch sp and dc in top of ch 3, turn. (45 dc + 44 ch sp)
5. Rep Row 3.
6. Ch 4, sk next dc, dc in next, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 10x until last two sts then ch 1, sk next dc, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (35 dc + 10 bobble + 44 ch sp)
7. Rep Row 3.
8. Rep Row 4.
9. Rep Row 3.
10. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 4x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 9x until last six sts then *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 3x to end, last dc will be in 3rd ch, turn. (36 dc + 9 bobble + 44 ch sp)

***

11. Rep Row 3.
12. Rep Row 4.
13. Rep Row 3.
14. Rep Row 6.(bobble)
15. Rep Row 3.
16. Rep Row 4.
17. Rep Row 3.
18. Rep Row 10.(bobble)

***

19-34:
Rep Rows 11-18 two more times.
35. Rep Row 3.
36. Rep Row 4.
37. Ch 3, dc in each ch sp and in each dc across. At the corner (sc, ch 1, sc) in the same and then turn and sc evenly around the rectangle, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner.

Finish off. Continue to Sew Armholes below.



Size 8

In Color A:

1. Ch 95, dc into 4th ch from hook (2 dcs formed) & into each ch across, turn. (93)
2. Ch 4 (counts as dc + ch 1), sk the next dc, dc in the next dc, ch1, *{sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1} repeat from * until end, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (47 dc + 46 ch sp)
3. Ch 3, dc into 1st ch sp, ch 1, *{sk next st, dc into next ch sp, ch 1} rep from * until last ch sp then dc into it, dc in top of 3rd ch, turn. (48 dc + 45 ch sp)
4. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp} rep from * until last ch sp then ch 1, sk the ch sp and dc in top of ch 3, turn. (47 dc + 46 ch sp)
5. Rep Row 3.
6. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 3x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from *10x until last four sts then *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 2x, last dc will be in top of 3rd ch, turn. (37 dc + 10 bobble + 46 ch sp)
7. Rep Row 3.
8. Rep Row 4.
9. Rep Row 3.
10. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 5x, then *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 9x until last eight sts then *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 4x, last dc will be in top of 3rd ch, turn. (38 dc + 9 bobble + 46 ch sp)

***

11. Rep Row 3.
12. Rep Row 4.
13. Rep Row 3.
14. Rep Row 6.(bobble)
15. Rep Row 3.
16. Rep Row 4.
17. Rep Row 3.
18. Rep Row 10.(bobble)

***

19-34:
Rep Rows 11-18 two more times.
35. Rep Row 3.
36. Rep Row 4.
37. Rep Row 3.
38. Rep Row 4.
39. Rep Row 3.
40. Rep Row 4.
41. Ch 3, dc in each ch sp and in each dc across. At the corner (sc, ch 1, sc) in the same and then turn and sc evenly around the rectangle, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner.

Finish off. Continue to Sew Armholes below.



Size 10

In Color A:

1. Ch 99, dc into 4th ch from hook (2 dcs formed) & into each ch across, turn. (97)
2. Ch 4 (counts as dc + ch 1), sk the next dc, dc in the next dc, ch1, *{sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1} repeat from * until end, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (49 dc + 48 ch sp)
3. Ch 3, dc into 1st ch sp, ch 1, *{sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1} rep from * until last ch sp then dc into it, dc in top of 3rd ch, turn. (50 dc + 47 ch sp)
4. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp} rep from * until last ch sp then ch 1, sk the ch sp and dc into the top of 3rd ch, turn. (49 dc + 48 ch sp)
5. Rep Row 3.
6. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 2x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 11x until last two sts then ch 1, sk next dc, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (38 dc + 11 bobble + 48 ch sp)
7. Rep Row 3.
8. Rep Row 4.
9. Rep Row 3.
10. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 6x, then *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 10x until last two sts then ch 1, sk next dc, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (39 dc + 10 bobble + 48 ch sp)

***

11. Rep Row 3.
12. Rep Row 4.
13. Rep Row 3.
14. Rep Row 6.(bobble)
15. Rep Row 3.
16. Rep Row 4.
17. Rep Row 3.
18. Rep Row 10.(bobble)

***

19-34:
Rep Rows 11-18 two more times.
35. Rep Row 3.
36. Rep Row 4.
37. Rep Row 3.
38. Rep Row 4.
39. Rep Row 3.
40. Rep Row 4.
41. Ch 3, dc in each ch sp and in each dc across. At the corner (sc, ch 1, sc) in the same and then turn and sc evenly around the rectangle, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner.

Finish off. Continue to Sew Armholes below.



Size 12

In Color A:

1. Ch 107, dc into 4th ch from hook (2 dcs formed) & into each ch across, turn. (105)
2. Ch 4 (counts as dc + ch 1), sk the next dc, dc in the next dc, ch1, *{sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1} rep from * until end, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (54 dc + 51 ch sp)
3. Ch 3, dc into 1st ch sp, ch 1, *{sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1} rep from * until last ch sp then dc into it, dc in top of 3rd ch, turn. (55 dc + 50 ch sp)
4. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp} rep from * until last ch sp then ch 1, sk the ch sp and dc in top of ch 3, turn. (54 dc + 51 ch sp)
5. Rep Row 3.
6. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 2x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from *12x, then ch 1, sk next dc, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (42 dc + 12 bobbles + 51 ch sp)
7. Rep Row 3.
8. Rep Row 4.
9. Rep Row 3.
10. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 4x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 11x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 3x, last dc will be in top of 3rd ch, turn. (43 dc + 11 bobbles + 51 ch sp)

***

11. Rep Row 3.
12. Rep Row 4.
13. Rep Row 3.
14. Rep Row 6.(bobble)
15. Rep Row 3.
16. Rep Row 4.
17. Rep Row 3.
18. Rep Row 10.(bobble)

***

19-34:

Rep Rows 11-18 two more times.
35. Rep Row 3.
36. Rep Row 4.
37. Rep Row 3.
38. Rep Row 4.
39. Rep Row 3.
40. Rep Row 4.
41. Rep Row 3.
42. Ch 3, dc in each ch sp and in each dc across. At the corner (sc, ch 1, sc) in the same and then turn and sc evenly around the rectangle, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner.

Finish off. Continue to Sew Armholes below.



Size 14

In Color A:

1. Ch 115, dc into 4th ch from hook (2 dcs formed) & into each ch across, turn. (113)
2. Ch 4 (counts as dc + ch 1), sk the next dc, dc in the next dc, ch1, *{sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1} rep from * until end, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (57 dc + 56 ch sp)
3. Ch 3, dc into 1st ch sp, ch 1, *{sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1} rep from * until last ch sp then dc into it, dc in top of 3rd ch, turn. (58 dc + 55 ch sp)
4. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp} rep from * until last ch sp then ch 1, sk the ch sp and dc in top of ch 3, turn. (57 dc + 56 ch sp)
5. Rep Row 3.
6. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 2x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 13x, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (44 dc + 13 bobbles + 56 ch sp)
7. Rep Row 3.
8. Rep Row 4.
9. Rep Row 3.
10. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 4x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 12x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 3x, last dc will be in top of 3rd ch, turn. (45 dc + 12 bobbles + 56 ch sp)

***

11. Rep Row 3.
12. Rep Row 4.
13. Rep Row 3.
14. Rep Row 6. (bobble)
15. Rep Row 3.
16. Rep Row 4.
17. Rep Row 3.
18. Rep Row 10.(bobble)

***

19-42:
Rep Rows 11-18 three more times.
43. Rep Row 3.
44. Ch 3, dc in each ch sp and in each dc across. At the corner (sc, ch 1, sc) in the same and then turn and sc evenly around the rectangle, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner.

Finish off. Continue to Sew Armholes below.



Size 16

In Color A:

1. Ch 117, dc into 4th ch from hook (2 dcs formed) & into each ch across, turn. (115)
2. Ch 4 (counts as dc + ch 1), sk the next dc, dc in the next dc, ch1, *{sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1} rep from * until end, dc in top of ch 3, turn. (59 dc + 56 ch sp)
3. Ch 3, dc into 1st ch sp, ch 1, *{sk next dc, dc into next ch sp, ch 1} rep from * until last ch sp then dc into it, dc in top of 3rd ch, turn. (59 dc + 56 ch sp)
4. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc into next ch sp} rep from * until last ch sp then ch 1, sk the ch sp and dc in top of ch 3, turn. (59 dc + 56 ch sp)
5. Rep Row 3.
6. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk 1, dc} rep from * 3x, *{ch 1, sk 1, bobble, ch 1, sk 1, dc, ch 1, sk 1, dc, ch 1, sk 1, dc} rep from * 13x,
*{ch 1, sk 1, dc} rep from *2x, last dc will be in top of 3rd ch, turn. (46 dc +13 bobbles + 56 ch sp)
7. Rep Row 3.
8. Rep Row 4.
9. Rep Row 3.
10. Ch 4, sk 1st dc, dc in next ch sp, *{ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 5x, *{ch 1, sk next dc, bobble in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next ch sp} rep from * 13x, last dc will be in top of 3rd ch, turn. (46 dc + 13 bobbles + 56 ch sp)

***

11. Rep Row 3.
12. Rep Row 4.
13. Rep Row 3.
14. Rep Row 6. (bobble)
15. Rep Row 3.
16. Rep Row 4.
17. Rep Row 3.
18. Rep Row 10.(bobble)

***

19-42:
Rep Rows 11-18 three more times.
43. Rep Row 3.
44. Rep Row 4.
45. Rep Row 3.
46. Ch 3, dc in each ch sp and in each dc across. At the corner (sc, ch 1, sc) in the same and then turn and sc evenly around the rectangle, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner.

Finish off. Continue to Sew Armholes below.



sew sleeves




sew sleeves




All Sizes:

If applicable, written as size 2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16) otherwise instructions apply to all.

Sew armholes:

With right side facing you, lay out rectangle with short ends to the left and right and the longest sides are at top (your last row) and bottom (your first row).

Bring corners together by folding top right corner down into the center, then folding bottom right corner up into the center, matching them together.

Using a yarn/tapestry needle and a length of matching yarn, sew the two edges together leaving an opening of 3.5” (4, 4.5, 5, 5, 5.5, 5.5 & 6”) to form the sleeve opening. Repeat on other side. Finish off. Turn right side out.




sleeve crochet edging




Sleeve Edging:

The sleeve edging is worked in rounds. The hdc v-stitch is used here (hdc, ch1 hdc). In Round 3 you will begin stacking the hdc v-stitches.

Attach Color B yarn to sleeve opening with ss.

1. Ch 1, sc a multiple of 3 (i.e. 12, 15, 33, 36, 42, etc.) around sleeve opening, ss to top of 1st sc to join. You may have to place 2 sc in one stitch to achieve this.
2. Ch 3 (counts as hdc + ch 1), hdc in same, sk 2, *{(hdc, ch 1, hdc) all in next st, sk next 2 sts} repeat from * around, ss to top of 2nd ch to join round.
3. Ch 3, hdc in next ch sp, sk next two hdc, *{(hdc, ch 1, hdc in next ch sp, sk next two hdc} rep from * around, ss to top of 2nd ch to join round. Continue to rep Round 3 if you would prefer more sleeve edging.
4. Ch 1, sc in same and around, ss to first to join.

Finish off.







Body Edging:

The edging is worked in rounds. The hdc v-stitch is used here (hdc, ch1 hdc). **The stitch pattern is similar to the sleeve edging, but you’re only skipping one stitch here, not 2 as on the sleeves.

Attach Color B in any stitch.

1. Ch 3 (counts as hdc + ch 1), hdc in same, sk next st, *{(hdc, ch 1, hdc) all in next st, sk next st} rep from * around, ss to 2nd ch to join round.
2. Ch 3, hdc in next ch sp, sk next two hdc, *{(hdc, ch 1, hdc in next ch sp, sk next two hdc} rep from * around, ss to top of 2nd ch to join round
3-5. Repeat round 2. Continue more reps of Round 2 for more edging, if desired.
6. Ch 1, sc in same st and in each around, ss to join.

Finish off.

Finished edging is 2″ wide.

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