Summer Shrug Pattern

I am pleased to feature a new, FREE pattern written by Lexi. This highly customizable pattern for a chunky-weight shrug, a quick knit that is perfect to wear over a sundress on cool summer evenings.

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The pattern includes instructions for customizing the garment to your gauge and size.

  • Yarn: 2 (2, 3, 3) balls of Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky--108yds/100g or similar bulky/chunky weight yarn
  • Needles: 11 US(8.0mm) needles or size needed to get gauge
  • Gauge: 12 sts and 16 rows over 4” in St st
  • Notions: Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle
S (M, L, XL) sizing used for yarn estimation only - exact measurements depend on your custom size, catered to your custom gauge.


  1. I made the baby one of these! So cute I will have to make one for me now!

  2. How cute is this?! You go, Lexi! Thanks!