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Dragon Scale Shrug Plus Sizes

front and back shrug

This shrug is written for a custom fit with loose fitting sleeves, covering only the arms and the back across the shoulder blades with a long tie “closure” across the collarbone in the front.

Advanced Intermediate

(Must have knowledge of how to work around the post of a stitch. Previous knowledge of the Crocodile Stitch is helpful, but there are many tutorials online to learn the basics of the stitch pattern.)

Back – 18” (19”, 20”) Measured from shoulder to shoulder over the shoulder blades. Length is customized by the armhole measurement of the finished sleeve.
Sleeves – 8” ( 9”, 10”) Wrist Circumference, at the least 1” larger than actual wrist measurement. Length is customizable.

Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Cotton (size 10), or Patons Lace (2/Fine yarn)
Between approx 3,000yds to 5,000+ yds of thread/yarn
I used the giant ball (2,730yds) of the Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Cotton

3.25 mm hook or size for gauge
Stitch markers

21 Page Pattern includes:

  • Customizable sleeve length
  • “Mix and Match” your sleeve size with your back size
  • Crocodile Stitch pattern
  • Stitch Pattern Guide & Reference photos
  • All crochet stitches are in US Terminology


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