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Knitted DROPS shoulder piece in ”Alpaca Bouclé” and “Lace”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 147-36
DROPS design: Pattern no ab-036
Yarn group C and A
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Size: S/M - L/XL - XXL/XXXL
Full length: 33-33-39 cm / 13"-13"-15 1/4"

Materials:
DROPS LACE from Garnstudio
100-100-100 g color no 0100, off white
And use:
DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ from Garnstudio
100-100-100 g color no 2020, light beige

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 6 mm /US 10 - or size needed to get 15 sts x 21 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 6 mm / J/10 - for crochet tie.

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The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS AlpacaBoucle. All prices valid per 17/04/2014.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS LACE UNI COLOUR (100g)
    13.40 USD
  • DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.95 USD
  • DROPS ALPACA BOUCLÉ MIX (50g)
    4.95 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.
STRIPES:
* 4 rounds Alpaca Bouclé, 4 rounds Lace, 2 rounds Alpaca Bouclé, 4 rounds Lace *, repeat from *-*.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 st by slipping 1st st, K 1 and psso.
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SHOULDER PIECE:
Worked in the round on circular needle in stockinette st. Cast on 204-222-240 sts with Alpaca Bouclé on circular needle size 6 mm / US 10. Work STRIPES in stockinette st - see explanation above, until piece measures 5-5-7 cm / 2"-2"-2 3/4'' (this should be after a 3rd round with Lace).
Then dec 38-44-50 sts - READ DECREASE TIP - evenly on last round Lace = 166-178-190 sts remain on needle. Then work stripes in stockinette st until piece measures 26-26-30 cm / 10 1/4"-10 1/4"-11 3/4" (this should be after a 3rd round with Lace). Then dec 38-44-50 sts evenly on last round Lace = 128-134-140 sts remain on needle.
Then work stripes in stockinette st again until piece measures 33-33-39 cm / 13"-13"-15 1/4" (make sure that last stripe is with Alpaca Bouclé).
Bind off with Alpaca Bouclé.

CROCHET TIE:
Work a chain tie with 2 strands Alpaca Bouclé on hook size 6 mm / J/10, approx. 2 meters/ 2.1 yds. Fasten off.
Wrap it a couple of rounds around the shoulder piece, then tighten it tog and tie a bow.

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