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DROPS 104-45 by DROPS Design
"Spiritual ball that decorates when we are getting close to Christmas..."
Christmas decoration with little flower top in ”Cotton Viscose” and ”Glitter”.
DROPS 104-45
Size: approx 4.5-5 cm [1 ¾”-2”] high

Materials:DROPS Cotton Viscose from Garnstudio
50 g color no 07, red + 50 g color no 04, yellow
DROPS Glitter from Garnstudio
1 spool color no 08, red + 1 spool color no 03, copper

Accessory: Cotton wool to fill ball.

DROPS crochet hook size 2.5 mm [US C/2]

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The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS CottonViscose. All prices valid per 17/09/2014.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS COTTON VISCOSE UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.35 USD
  • DROPS GLITTER GOLD & SILVER (10g)
    3.10 USD
NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Crocheting sc tog:: Crochet 2 sc tog to 1 sc as follows: Insert hook in first st, pick up thread, insert hook in next st, pick up thread, YO and pull thread through all 3 sts on hook.

Ball:
Start at bottom. Crochet on crochet hook size 2.5 mm [US C/2] with 1 thread red Viscose + 1 thread copper Glitter + 1 thread red Glitter = 3 threads. Crochet ball in stripes by choice of gold and red Cotton Viscose.

1st round: Crochet 3 ch, create a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
2nd round: Crochet 6 sc in ring, finish with 1 sl st in first sc, 1 ch.
3rd round: 2 sc in each sc = 12 sc, finish with 1 sl st in first sc, 1 ch.
4th round: * 1 sc, 2 sc in next st * repeat from *-* finish with 1 sl st in first sc, 1 ch = 18 sc.
5th round: * 2 sc, 2 sc in next st * repeat from *-* finish with 1 sl st in first sc, 1 ch = 24 sc.
6th - 13th round: 1 sc in each sc finish round with 1 sl st in first sc, 1 ch.
14th round: * 2 sc, then crochet 3rd and 4th sc tog to 1 dc (see explanation for this above) *, repeat from *-* finish with 1 sl st in first sc, 1 ch = 18 sc.
Fill bauble with cotton wool.
15th round: * 1 sc, crochet 2nd and 3rd sc tog to 1 sc * repeat from *-* finish with 1 sl st in first sc, 1 ch = 12 sc.
16th round: * crochet all sc tog 2 by 2.
Crochet 30 ch for hanging loop, 1 sl st in first ch. Cut and fasten thread.

Flower: Crochet a small flower to be pulled down over the hanging loop, crochet on crochet hook size 2.5 mm [US C/2] with 1 thread Viscose and 2 threads Glitter as follows:
1st round: Crochet 4 ch, create a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
2nd round: Crochet 10 sc in ring, finish with 1 sl st in first sc, 1 ch.
3rd round: * crochet 1 sc, 4 ch, 2 sl st in first of 4 ch, skip 1 sc, * repeat *-* 5 times in total – finish with 1 sl st in first sc.

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