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DROPS 124-5 by DROPS Design
"... wrap up on the sofa or the patio after sunset ..."
Crochet DROPS blanket with flowers in ”Eskimo”.
DROPS 124-5
DROPS design: Pattern no EE-300
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Measurements: approx 80 cm x 140 cm / 31½" x 55"

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
800 g color no 21, blue violet
450 g color no 50m, dark pink mix
300 g color no 08, red
150 g color no 26, hot pink
150 g color no 10, bordeaux
150 g color no 09, old rose

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 6 mm / J/10 - or size needed to get 1 square measuring approx 20 x 20 cm / 8'' x 8".

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  • DROPS ESKIMO UNI COLOUR (50g)
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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.
COLORS:
Crochet 28 squares in 8 different color combinations as follows:
SQUARE A: Crochet 4 as follows:
Round 1-4: color no 08.
Round 5-8: color no 26
SQUARE B: Crochet 3 as follows:
Round 1-4: color no 26.
Round 5-8: color no 08.
SQUARE C: Crochet 4 as follows:
Round 1-4: color no 50m.
Round 5-8: color no 10.
SQUARE D: Crochet 3 as follows:
Round 1-4: color no 10.
Round 5-8: color no 50m.
SQUARE E: Crochet 4 as follows:
Round 1-4: color no 09.
Round 5-8: color no 50.
SQUARE F: Crochet 3 as follows:
Round 1-4: color no 50m.
Round 5-8: color no 09.
SQUARE G: Crochet 4 as follows:
Round 1-4: color no 50m.
Round 5-8: color no 08.
SQUARE H: Crochet 3 as follows:
Round 1-4: color no 08.
Round 5-8: color no 50m.

PATTERN: See diagram M.1 and M.2
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BLANKET:
Crochet in squares which are crochet tog afterwards.

Crochet a total of 28 squares – see color combinations above.

CROCHET SQUARE:
Beg with a crochet flower in Eskimo. See COLORS!
Crochet with hook size 6 mm / J/10 and Eskimo as follows: ch 4 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: * 1 sc in ring, ch 3 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round = 3 ch spaces.
ROUND 2: Crochet as follows in each ch space: 1 sl st, 5 dc and 1 sl st = 3 leaves. Turn piece – work next round from the back of flower.
ROUND 3: ch 1, 1 sc round first sc from round 1, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom between the 3rd and 4th dc on first leaf from round 2, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom between the first and 2nd dc on second leaf from round 2, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom between the 5th dc and sl st in second leaf from round 2, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom between the first and 2nd dc in third leaf from round 2, ch 3, 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round = 5 ch spaces. Turn piece – work next from the front of flower.
ROUND 4: Crochet as follows in each ch space: 1 sl st, 6 dc and 1 sl st = 5 leaves. Turn piece – work next round from the back of flower.
ROUND 5: ch 1, 1 sc round first sc from round 3, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 5th dc in first leaf from round 4, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 4th dc in second leaf from round 4, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 3rd dc in third leaf from round 4, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 2nd dc in fourth leaf from round 4, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of first dc in fifth leaf from round 4, ch 3, 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round = 6 ch spaces. Turn piece – work next round from the front of flower.
ROUND 6: Crochet as follows in each ch space: 1 sl st, 6 dc and 1 sl st = 6 leaves. Turn piece – work next round from the back of flower.
ROUND 7: ch 1, 1 sc round first sc from round 5, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 5th dc in first leaf from round 6, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 3rd dc in second leaf from round 6, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 2nd dc in third leaf from round 6, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 6th dc in third leaf from round 6, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 5th dc in fourth leaf from round 6, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 3rd dc in fifth leaf from round 6, ch 3, 1 sc at the bottom of 2nd dc in sixth leaf from round 6, ch 3, 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round = 8 ch spaces. Turn piece – work next round from the front of flower.
ROUND 8: Crochet as follows in each ch space: 1 sl st, 6 dc and 1 sl st = 8 leaves. Cut and fasten threads.
Continue in M.1 with blue/violet. Crochet first row of M.1 in 5th round on flower from the back .
Crochet the squares tog after M.2, first vertically and then horizontally. Crochet them tog as follows: place 2 squares with WS facing each other and crochet through both layers from RS: 1 sc, * ch 2, skip approx 1.5 cm / ½'', 1 sc *, repeat from *-*.
Finally crochet a similar border round the whole blanket.


Diagram

crochet flower in Eskimo
1 ch
1 sc in ch space
sl st
1 sc in the flower
tr
dc
beg here



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