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Galaxica by DROPS Design
"Like a galaxy of tiny sparkling stars around your neck.."
Crochet DROPS Neck warmer in "Drops Loves You #2" or "Eskimo"
DROPS Extra 0-879
DROPS Design: Model no ee-454
Yarn group E
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Measure: approx 80 cm / 32'' around at bottom, approx 70 cm / 28'' around at top, approx 27 cm / 11'' height

Material: DROPS LOVES YOU #2 from Garnstudio
200 g (= 2 skeins) color # 3112, powder pink

- or use: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
200 g (= 4 skeins) color # 51, powder pink

DROPS CROCHET HOOK 9 mm/ M
- or hook size that will give approx 4 stars on 10 cm / 4'' in width.

DROPS Mother-of-pearl buttons (#540): 3 pcs
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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.
Neck warmer:
With hook size 9 mm / M and Drops Loves You #2 ch 57.
Row 1 (RS): pick up 5 sts with start in 2nd st from hook = 6 sts on hook, make a yo and pull through all 6 sts, ch 1 which creates a hole above the 6 sts, *pick up 1 st in the hole, pick up 1 st around the side of the last of the 6 sts , pick up 1 st in the same ch as the last of the 6 sts were picked up in , pick up 1 st in each of the next 2 ch = 6 sts on hook, make a yo and pull through all 6 sts, ch 1*, repeat *-*. Crochet 1 hdc in last ch. Turn.
Row 2 (WS): ch 2 (= 1 hdc), crochet 2 hdc in each "star hole", end row with 1 hdc in last st. Turn. It is now 26 stars on the row and 1 hdc in each side.
Row 3: ch 3, pick up 1 st in 2nd and 3rd ch from hook, pick up 1 st in each of the 3 first sts on row = 6 sts on hook, make a yo and pull through all 6 sts, ch 1, *pick up 1 st in the hole, pick up 1 st around the side of the last of the 6 sts , pick up 1 st in the same st as the last of the 6 sts were picked up in , pick up 1 st in each of the next 2 sts = 6 sts on hook, make a yo and pull through all 6 sts, ch 1*, repeat *-*. Crochet 1 hdc in last st. Turn.
Repeat row 2 and 3.
On row 8 (WS) work as before but inc by crochet 3 hdc (instead of 2) in 7th and 8th star hole counted from each side.
Row 9 (RS): work as before, there will now be 28 stars on row.
Continue as before, on row 12 (WS) inc again by crocheting 3 hdc in 8th and 9th star hole counted from each side.
Row 13 (RS): work as before, there will now be 30 stars on row.
Continue as before, on row 16 (WS) inc again by crocheting 3 hdc in 9th and10th star hole counted from each side.
Row 17 (RS): work as before, there will now be 32 stars on row.
Stop after row 18.
Crochet approx 24-26 sc evenly up along the short side.
Continue back and forth with 1 sc in each sc along short side for a total of 5 rows. Fasten off.
Repeat along the other short side, on row 4 make 3 button holes. Place one hole close to neck edge, and the other 2 with approx 6 cm / 2 3/8'' between each.
1 button hole = ch 2, skip 2 sc from row below. On row 5 crochet 2 sc around ch space at each button hole. After row 5 fasten off.
Sew on buttons to fit button holes.

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