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Flora Kimono

A dolman-sleeve mesh shrug provides a background to a bouquet.

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A scaled-down poncho abstracted itself into a loose-fitting shrug. A mesh base forms a simple background for appliqued crocheted motifs. Tone-on-tone four-leaf clovers decorate the front edges, hinting at the softly colored bouquet on the back. Ties at the front hem are a versatile closure.
Finished Size: 46 (50)" bust circumference, including open kimono sleeve. The waist does not need to come together at the bottom, adding room to each size.
Yarn: Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca DK (100% baby alpaca; 125 yd [114 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]): #5046 peach (MC), 6 (8) balls; #1477 light green (A), #1104 pale yellow (B), and #3317 pale blue (C), 1 ball each.
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 19 sts and 8 rows = 4" with larger hook in patt st.
Needles: Hooks: Body—size G/6 (4 mm). Motifs—size E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle, safety pins.
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet, Spring 2007

SKU: EP0815

Author/Speaker/Editor: Judith L. Swartz

Format: eProject