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Summer Nights by DROPS Design
"Granny squares never go out of fashion!"
Crochet DROPS blanket in ”Delight” and “Fabel”.
DROPS 150-49
DROPS design: Pattern no de-109
Yarn group A
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Measurements: approx. 100 x 170 cm / 40" x 67"
Materials:
DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
150 g color no 11, lilac/green
150 g color no 15, turquoise/burgundy/beige

And use:
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
250 g color no 800, off white/beige
150 g color no 310, sunset

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 6 mm / J/10 - or size needed to get 1 square to measure 23 x 23 cm / 9" x 9".

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  • DROPS FABEL UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.00 USD
  • DROPS FABEL LONG PRINT (50g)
    4.70 USD
  • DROPS FABEL SPRAY PRINT (50g)
    4.70 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.
COLOR CHANGE TIP:
To get a nice transition between the color changes, work last sl st on round with the new color as follows: Insert hook in ch at beg of round, get the new color with hook and pull yarn back through ch and st on hook.

COLOR COMBINATION:
SQUARE 1:
ROUND 1-3: Delight no 11, lilac/green
ROUND 4-5: Fabel no 800, off white/beige
ROUND 6-7: Delight no 11
ROUND 8: Fabel no 310, sunset
ROUND 9: Delight no 11
ROUND 10: Fabel no 310
ROUND 11: Fabel no 800

SQUARE 2:
ROUND 1-3: Delight no 15, turquoise/burgundy/beige
ROUND 4-5: Fabel no 800, off white/beige
ROUND 6-7: Delight no 15
ROUND 8: Fabel no 310, sunset
ROUND 9: Delight no 15
ROUND 10: Fabel no 310
ROUND 11: Fabel no 800
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BLANKET:
Work squares as explained below. Work 14 squares in every color combination - see explanation above - 28 squares in total.

CROCHET SQUARE:
READ COLOR CHANGE TIP AND COLOR COMBINATION.
Ch 6 on hook size 6 mm / J/10 with Delight and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. Then work according to diagram A.1, i.e. work as follows:
ROUND 1: ch 1, work 7 sc in ch-ring and finish with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 8 sts.
ROUND 2: ch 6 (= 1 dc + 3 ch), * 1 dc in next sc, 3 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 8 dc with 3 ch between each.
ROUND 3: 1 sl st in first ch-space, ch 3 (= 1 dc), 3 dc in same ch-space, * ch 2, 4 dc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* 7 times in total, work 2 ch and finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 8 dc-groups with 2 ch between each. Fasten off.
ROUND 4: Switch to Fabel and beg with 1 sc in any ch-space. ch 3 (= 1 dc), 2 dc in same ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, * ch 3, 2 sc in next ch-space, ch 3, in next ch-space work: 3 dc + ch 3 + 3 dc *, repeat from *-* 3 times in total, ch 3, 2 sc in next ch-space, ch 3 and finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 5: 1 ch (= 1 sc), 1 sc in each of the next 2 dc, 3 sc in ch-space in the corner, 1 sc in each of the next 3 dc, * 4 sc in ch-space, 1 sc between the next 2 sc, 4 sc in ch-space, 1 sc in each of the next 3 dc, 3 sc in ch-space in the corner, 1 sc in each of the next 3 dc *, repeat from *-* 3 times in total, 4 sc in next ch-space, 1 sc between the next 2 sc, 4 sc in next ch-space, switch to Delight and finish round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round.
ROUND 6: ch 3 with Delight (= 1 dc), then work 1 dc in every sc from previous round but in the middle sc in every corner work 2 dc + ch 2 + 2 dc = 21 dc between every ch-space, finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 7: ch 1 (= 1 sc), then work 1 sc in every dc from previous round but in ch-space in every corner work 3 sc, finish round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 96 sc on round. Fasten off.
ROUND 8: Switch to Fabel and beg with 1 sl st in the middle sc in any corner. ch 3 (= 1 dc), 3 dc in same st, ch 2, 4 dc in same st, * (1 ch, skip 5 sc, 4 dc in next sc), repeat from (-) 3 times in total, work ch 1, skip 5 sc, in next sc (i.e. sc in the corner) work 4 dc + ch 2 + 4 dc *, repeat from *-* 3 times in total, repeat from (-) 1 more time, work ch 1, switch to Delight and finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 9: Turn piece and ch 3 with Delight (= 1 dc), work 3 dc in same ch, then work 4 dc in every ch and ch 1 between every dc-group. In ch-space in every corner work 4 dc + ch 2 + 4 dc, switch to Fabel at end of round and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 10: Work as round 9 but with Fabel.
ROUND 11: Work as round 9 but with Fabel. Fasten off.

ASSEMBLY:
Place the squares with 4 squares in width and 7 squares in height. Work squares tog edge to edge with off white/beige Fabel as shown in diagram A.2, i.e. place 2 squares tog and work 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on one square, ch 1, 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on the other square, * ch 4, 1 sc in next ch-space on both squares (work in both ch-spaces at the same time) *, repeat from *-* and finish with ch 4, 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on the first square, 1 ch and 1 sl st in ch-space in the corner on the other square.
NOTE: First crochet squares tog alongside and then across.

CROCHET EDGE AROUND BLANKET:
Work a finishing edge around the entire blanket on hook size 6 mm / J/10 with off white/beige Fabel as shown in diagram A.3, i.e. work as follows:
ROUND 1: Beg from RS in a corner on blanket and work with off white/beige Fabel as follows: ch 3 (= 1 dc), 3 dc in same ch, ch 2, 4 dc in same ch-space, then work 4 dc in every ch and 1 ch between every dc-group. In ch-space in every corner work 4 dc + ch 2 + 4 dc, finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 2: ch 1 (= 1 sc), then work 1 sc in every st the entire round (i.e. 1 sc in every dc, 1 sc in every ch, 1 sc in each corner on the squares, 4 sc in every transition between every square and 2 sc in each corner on the blanket), finish round with 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round.
ROUND 3: ch 3, (= 1 dc), then work 1 dc in every sc the entire round but in each of the 2 sc in every corner on the blanket work 2 dc = 4 dc in the corners, finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 4: ch 3 (= 1 dc), then work 1 dc in every dc but in each of the 4 dc in every corner on the blanket work 2 dc = 8 dc in each corner, finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 5: ch 3 (= 1 dc), * skip 3 dc, 1 sc in next dc, skip 3 dc, 10 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round - adjust so that there is one dc-group with 10 dc in the middle of every corner and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch on round.


Diagram

1 sc
1 sl st
1 ch
1 dc



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