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DROPS Extra 0-856 by DROPS Design
"There will always be another bare spot to decorate..."
Knitted DROPS Christmas ball in ”Karisma”.
DROPS Extra 0-856
DROPS design: Pattern no u-658
Yarn group B
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Measurements:
Height: approx. 8-9 cm / 3"-3½"

Materials: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
50 g color no 18, red
(1 red skein = 4 Christmas balls)
50 g color no 01, off white

Some poly stuffing or similar for filling.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 - or size needed to get 26 sts x 34 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3 mm / C - for strap.

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  • DROPS KARISMA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.05 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.
PATTERN:
See diagram A-1. The entire pattern is worked in stockinette st in the round on double pointed needles.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making a yo - K this yo twisted on next row, i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front to avoid holes.
Inc 1 st on each side of st with marker (off white) as follows:
Work 1st st in A-1, make a yo with red, work until 1 st before st with marker, make a yo with red, work the next 2 sts (= 1 red and 1 off white).

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 st on each side of st with marker (off white) as follows: Work until 2 sts remain before this st, work the next 2 sts tog with red, work 1 st (with marker), slip 1 st as if to K, work next st with red, psso.
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BALL:
Work the ball in the round in stockinette st on double pointed needles, bottom up.
Cast on 6 sts with red Karisma on 3 double pointed needles size 2.5 mm/US 1.5 (= 2 sts on every needle).
K 1 round.
On next round, inc by K 2 sts in every st (= 4 sts on every needle).
Then work diagram A-1 - when 1st round in A-1 has been worked, insert a marker in the last st on every needle (off white), move the marker upwards when working - AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st with red on each side of st with marker - Read INCREASE TIP above.
Then dec 1 st with red on each side of st with marker - Read DECREASE TIP.
When A-1 has been worked (= 4 sts remain on every needle), fill the ball with some poly stuffing. Finish with 1 round red.
Cut the yarn, leave approx. 50 cm / 19 3/4'' - this is used for the strap.
Pull yarn tail through all sts and tighten tog.

STRAP:
Crochet a ch-row that measures approx. 16 cm / 6 1/4'' on hook size 3 mm / C, finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch made. Fasten off.


Diagram

off white
red


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