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Home : Patterns : Snap-It Shrug/Cowl

Free Crochet Pattern: Snap-It Shrug/Cowl

Lion Brand® Amazing®
Pattern #: L20316
Rating: *****4.5 (based on 4 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

Finished Width About 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Finished Circumference About 63 in. (160 cm)

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This convertible project is two accessories in one!

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Aurora Rainforest Wildflowers Mesa Olympia Arcadia Pink Sands Glacier Bay
Vineyard Strawberry Fields Mauna Loa Roses Cobblestone
*Amazing (Article #825). 53% Wool, 47% Acrylic; package size: 1.75oz/50.00 gr. (147yds/135m) pull skeins

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5 Dritz sew-on snaps, size 30 mm
Large-eyed needle that will fit through holes on snaps

Snap-It Shrug/Cowl

Lion Brand® Amazing®


13 hdc = 4 in. (10 cm).

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch


1. Piece is worked as a rectangle.
2. Snaps are sewn to the rectangle, then the ends are seamed.
3. The shape and the snaps provide multiple wearing options! Leave the piece unsnapped for a lush circular cowl. Snap a few of the snaps for a close fitting cowl. Snapping all of the snaps will create armholes. Slip your arms through to make a shrug!

Ch 208.
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beg ch does not count as a st), hdc in each remaining ch across - 206 hdc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), turn, working in back loops only, hdc in each st across.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures about 12 in. (30.5 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.

Sew Snaps
We sewed the snaps in place with straight stitches and a strand of yarn.
Unsnap each snap into 2 pieces. You will sew all 5 of the same piece to one section of the piece, and all 5 of the remaining pieces to a second section of the piece.
The piece is reversible, but for purposes of sewing the snaps in place, designate one side as the right side, the other as the wrong side.
Following diagram for placement, sew 5 matching snap pieces to the right side of the piece. Still following the diagram for placement, sew the remaining 5 snap pieces to the wrong side of the piece.
Sew ends together to form a tube.
Weave in ends.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet st(s) = stitch(es)

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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.5 (based on 4 reviews)
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Snap-It Shrug/Cowl Reviewed by Twana Hughes on 2015-02-26 *****
I made this for myself and although I had trouble initially with the snaps, it was true to the name of its yarn AMAZING!

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