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Rainbows End by DROPS Design
"A nice cup of tea and a large, lovely blanket!"
Crochet DROPS blanket with dc-groups in “Paris”.
DROPS 139-40
DROPS design: Pattern no W-434
Yarn group C
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Measurements: approx. 92 x 158 cm / 36'' x 62"

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
250 g color no 38, raspberry
200 g in each of color no: 02 light turquoise, 39 pistachio green, 35 vanilla, 45 dusty orange, 33 medium pink, 05 light purple and 30 denim blue.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 – or size needed to get 4 dc-groups = 10 cm / 4'' in width.

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Finally crochet around the entire blanket with raspberry as follows:
ROUND 1: * Work 3 dc between each dc-group along the short side of blanket, work 3 dc, 2 ch and 3 dc in the corner, work 3 dc around each ch-space (ch-space = the 4 ch each row started with) along the long side, work 3 dc, 2 ch and 3 dc in the corner*, repeat from *-* a total of 2 times and finish with 1 sl st in first dc on round.
ROUND 2: Work 3 dc between each dc-group along all sides and work 3 dc, 2 ch and 3 dc. Fasten off.

Updated online: 19.08.2013 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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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.
STRIPE PATTERN: Work 2 rows in each of the following colors:
*02 light turquoise,
39 pistachio green,
35 vanilla,
45 dusty orange,
38 raspberry,
33 medium pink,
05 light purple
30 denim blue,
02 light turquoise,
39 pistachio green,
35 vanilla,
45 dusty orange,
38 raspberry,
33 medium pink,
05 light purple,
30 denim blue,
38 raspberry,
02 light turquoise,
05 light purple,
35 vanilla,
39 pistachio green,
30 denim blue,
33 medium pink,
45 dusty orange*. Repeat from *-* a total of 3 times = 144 rows.
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CROCHET TIP: Because of the frequent color change, let the strand from previous row be worked into the piece a bit before cutting it off and fastening it (work with the new color around the previous color).

CROCHET INFO: 1 dc-group = 3 dc in same st.
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BLANKET:
Ch 145 on hook size 5 mm / H/8 with light turquoise. Turn piece.
ROW 1: Work 2 dc in 5th ch from hook, * skip ch 3, 3 dc in next ch *, repeat from *-* the rest of row = 36 dc-groups. Turn piece.
ROW 2: ch 4, 3 dc between the first 2 dc-groups from previous row, * 3 dc between the next 2 dc-groups *, repeat from *-* the rest of row and finish with 3 dc in 4th ch from previous row = 36 dc-groups on row.
Turn piece, change color (read STRIPE PATTERN) and repeat 2nd row upwards.

Finally crochet around the entire blanket with raspberry as follows:
ROUND 1: * Work 3 dc between each dc-group along the short side of blanket, work 3 dc, 2 ch and 3 dc in the corner, work 3 dc around each ch-space (ch-space = the 4 ch each row started with) along the long side, work 3 dc, 2 ch and 3 dc in the corner*, repeat from *-* a total of 2 times and finish with 1 sl st in first dc on round.
ROUND 2: Work 3 dc between each dc-group along all sides and work 3 dc, 2 ch and 3 dc Fasten off.















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