After I had crocheted about six rows, I realized that the shrug would not be as wide as I wanted it. I frogged it and added 30 chains, so that it would be from elbow to elbow across the back. I had determined that the yarn was similar to DK weight, and chose to use an H hook.
It worked up pretty fast. I made it in about eight days, crocheting six rows each day. I think it turned out perfectly, and I am really happy with it.
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