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Linda Permann is an internationally published crochet designer, writer and the author of Little Crochet and Crochet Adorned. She is a frequent contributor to many magazines and sells ...

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Tart Shrug

from Linda Permann Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Tart Shrug
Tart Shrug Tart Shrug by Linda Permann
Tart Shrug Tart Shrug by Linda Permann
Tart Shrug Tart Shrug by Linda Permann
Tart Shrug Tart Shrug by Linda Permann

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic crochet stitches
  • working in the round (motifs)
  • how to read a pattern

Pattern Description:

Shrug off cooler temperatures with this pretty layering piece. The tart-sized motifs are quick to make in worsted weight yarn, and joining them as you go means you won't have to
do much sewing. Close it up with a dramatic button for extra flavor.

More info on yarn amount:
Malabrigo "Twist", 100g/ 3.5 oz, 150 yds/ 138 m,
100% pure baby merino wool; 4 (4, 6, 6, 7, 8) skeins
in #30, Purple Mystery


4 motifs, joined in a square and blocked, measures 5.5" square. take time to check gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern is written for sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
  • Finished Chest (buttoned, including ribbing): 31.5 (34.5, 40, 43, 48, 56.5)"
  • Finished Length (including ribbing): 15 (15, 18, 18, 18, 18)"
  • Size Small (34.5") sample is shown on model with 33" bust, with 1.5" of ease.
  • YARN: 600- 1200 yards


  • Size J-10 (6 mm) crochet hook, or any size to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • yarn needle
  • 2.5" diameter button

Suggested yarn:

600 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Twist


#30 Purple Mystery