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Mixed Berries by DROPS Design
"Playful grannie squares!"
Crochet DROPS blanket with squares in ”Big Delight”.
DROPS 148-39
DROPS design: Pattern no db-007
Yarn group C
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Measurements: approx. 140 x 100 cm / 55" x 39½"

Materials: DROPS BIG DELIGHT from Garnstudio
900 g color no 01, rose garden
And use: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
200 g color no 3112, powder pink

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 – or size needed to get 1 square to measure approx. 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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See deals and shadecard for: DROPS BigDelight / DROPS Nepal

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New diagram A.1 and A.3 has been added

Updated online: 17.04.2013 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS BigDelight. All prices valid per 01/11/2014.

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Nepal. All prices valid per 01/11/2014.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS BIG DELIGHT PRINT (100g)
    9.90 USD
  • DROPS NEPAL UNI COLOUR (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    3.95 USD
    2.95 USD
  • DROPS NEPAL MIX (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    3.95 USD
    2.95 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 diagrams A.1 to A.5.
A.1 shows SQUARE 1. A.2 shows 1st round in SQUARE 2, A.3 shows rounds 3 to 5 in SQUARE 2. A.4 shows how to place the squares during assembly. A.5 shows how to assemble.
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SQUARE 1 (without flower):
Worked in the round.
Ch 4 with Big Delight on hook size 5 mm / H/8 and form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch.
ROUND 1: See diagram A.1 - ch 1, 6 sc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round.
ROUND 2: ch 1, * 1 sc in next sc, ch 3 *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round = 6 sc and 6 ch-spaces.
ROUND 3: ch 1, 1 sc in 1st ch-space, ch 3, 1 sc in same space, * ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-space, ch 3, 1 sc in same space *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with ch 3 and 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round = 12 sc and 12 ch-spaces.
ROUND 4: ch 1, 1 sc in 1st ch-space, * ch 3, 1 sc in next space, ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-space, ch 7 (= corner), 1 sc in next space *, repeat from *-* the entire round - but when repeating the last time, do not work last sc but work 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round.
ROUND 5: ch 3, 2 dc in 1st ch-space, * 3 dc in next ch-space, in next ch-space work 3 dc, ch 3 and 3 dc (= corner), 3 dc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round - but when repeating the last time, do not work the last 3 dc but work 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

SQUARE 2 (with flower):
Worked in the round.
Ch 4 with Big Delight on hook size 5 mm / H/8 and form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch.
ROUND 1: See diagram A.2 - ch 1,* 1 sc in ch-ring, ch 5, 3 dc in 5th ch from hook *, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times = 6 leaves, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round, turn piece.
ROUND 2: Work from WS 1 sc in 1st sc from 1st round, * ch 3, 1 sc in next sc from 1st round *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round = 6 sc and 6 ch-spaces, turn piece.
ROUND 3-5: Work as SQUARE 1 - see diagram A.3.

BLANKET:
Work 59 pieces of SQUARE 1 and 58 pieces of SQUARE 2 (117 squares in total).

ASSEMBLY:
Work squares tog alongside and then across.
Place the squares with 9 squares in width and 13 rows vertically - see diagram A.4.
Place 2 and 2 squares on top of each other WS against WS, and crochet them tog with Nepal as follows: See diagram A.5 - ** work 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on 1st square, ch 1, 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on 2nd square, * ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-space on 1st square, ch 1, 1 sc in next ch-space on 2nd square *, repeat from *-* until next corner, finish with 3 ch for transition to next square **.
Repeat from **-**.

Crochet an edge with Nepal around the entire blanket as follows: ** Work 1 sc in corner on one square, * ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* 3 more times (4 times in total), ch 3 for transition to next square **.
Repeat from **-** around the blanket but work as follows in every corner: Work 1 sc, ch 3 and 1 sc in ch-space in the corner.


Diagram

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