If you’ve been reading for a while you will remember that I made one of these for Maia a little while ago… and had great plans of making one for myself immediately. This week I finally got around to making it and aside from waiting 3 days for some extra wool to come (I didn’t bank on it taking quite as much as it did) it really only took me 3 days to make. If you want to make an easy item of clothing for a child or yourself then this is it- seriously, even a beginner could make one! I haven’t decided on a closure yet, and I’ve worn it a couple of times without one so I probably wont rush to find something. The yarn is a gorgeous possum – merino mix that is incredibly soft, and the pattern is called Granny Shrug – you can find it over at Kootoyoo.
Edit: the original pattern is no longer available- a written version is available through Ravelry.
The only variation I made from the pattern was instead of using a super bulky yarn and huge hook, mine is made with an 8ply yarn and 6mm hook. Go on, make one, you won’t regret it!