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DROPS Extra 0-545 by DROPS Design
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DROPS Easter bunny egg warmer and egg basket in ”Merino” and ”Kid-Silk”.
DROPS Extra 0-545
DROPS design: Pattern no ME-009
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EASTER BUNNY EGG WARMER
Materials: DROPS MERINO from Garnstudio
Color no 100 off-white / no 05m light gray
And use: DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
Color no 01 off-white / no 10 gray
And use: DROPS SILKE-ALPACA from Garnstudio
Color no 3140, light pink

For 1 bunny you need approx 5 g Kid-Silk, 20 g Merino and a remnant Silke-Alpaca.

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 4 mm / US 6 – or size needed to get 19 sts x 38 rows in garter st with 1 thread Merino and 1 thread Kid-Silk = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 – for bow.

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  • DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE UNI COLOUR (50g)
    5.85 USD
  • DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE MIX (50g)
    5.85 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK UNI COLOUR (25g)
    9.45 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK LONG PRINT (25g)
    9.45 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.
EGG BASKET
Measurements: height approx 16 cm / 6¼”
Materials: DROPS MERINO from Garnstudio
100 g color no 100, off-white
And use: DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
25 g color no 01, off-white
And use: DROPS SILKE-ALPACA from Garnstudio
50 g color no 3140, light pink

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 4 mm / US 6 – or size needed to get 19 sts x 38 rows in garter st with 1 thread Merino and 1 thread Kid-Silk = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 – for border.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 – for tie string.
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EASTER BUNNY:
Worked in garter st, i.e. K all rows. Cast on 30 sts on needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 thread Merino and 1 thread Kid-Silk and work garter st back and forth on needle until piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8’’. Bind off the first st on row, work the next 14 sts and slip the remaining 15 sts on a stitch holder. Continue back and forth on the 14 sts until piece measures 7 cm / 2¾’’ from stitch holder. Cut the thread, pull through all 14 sts, tighten and fasten (= ear). Slip the 15 sts back on needle. Bind off 1 st towards the 14 sts = 14 sts left. Continue back and forth on the 14 sts until ear measures 7 cm / 2¾’’. Cut the thread, pull through all 14 sts, tighten and fasten.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew both ears tog and sew egg warmer tog mid back.

BOW:
Work a string of ch measuring approx 35 to 40 cm / 13”-15” with light pink Silke-Alpaca and crochet hook size 3.5 mm/E/4.
Tie the string round both ears and make a bow.
Embroider 2 eyes with a dark color.
Tie a large knot with light pink Silke-Alpaca and attach mid front for nose.
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EGG BASKET:
Worked in garter st, i.e. K all rows. Cast on 28 sts on needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 thread Merino and 1 thread Kid-Silk and work garter st back and forth on needle until piece measures approx 15 cm / 6’’. On next row cast on 43 new sts each side = 114 sts. Continue back and forth on all sts until piece measures approx 13 cm / 5 1/8’’ from where the new sts were cast on. Work next row as follows: K4, * K2 tog, 1 YO, K5 *, repeat from *-* and finish with K2 tog, 1 YO and K3. Continue for another 3 cm / 1 1/8’’ and bind off loosely.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew basket tog inside 1 edge st. See Fig.1. Sew A to A, B to B, C to C, and D to D. Sew tog mid back.

CROCHET BORDER:
Crochet a border round the top of basket with 1 thread light pink Silke-Alpaca and crochet hook size 3.5 mm/E/4as follows - beg mid back in seam: * 1 sc, 3 ch, 1 dc in the first ch, skip approx 1 cm / 3/8’’ *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in sc from beg of round.

TIE STRING:
Crochet a string of ch measuring approx 75 cm / 29½’’ with 2 threads light pink Silke-Alpaca and crochet hook size 5 mm / H/8. Cut the thread and tie a knot each end. Thread the string through eyelet round on basket and tie a bow mid front.


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