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DROPS 86-6 by DROPS Design

DROPS Shawl in Symphony and Wristwarmers in Alpaca

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - 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 American English, please click here.
12 sts x 17 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm

Increasing tips: All increases are made on right side rows. Inc inside of 2 edge sts at each side by making a yo, on the next row twist and P the yo so that there will not be a hole.

Cast on 18 sts and knit stockinette st, increasing 1 st at each edge every other row - see Increasing tips. Inc until there are 138 sts. Then K 1 row (right side row), increasing 1 st every other st = 207 sts, bind off loosely. Bind off with double strands of yarn if you wish a stronger edge.

Frill edge:
Pick up approx. 250-260 sts along both sides (do not pick up along bound-off edge). Knit frill edge in stockinette st as follows:
knit 3 rows stockinette, then 1 row stockinette increasing 1 st between each st (inc 1 st by picking up a st between 2 sts).
Then knit 3 rows stockinette without inc, then bind off all sts.

Length: approx. 19 (19) cm
Circumference: approx. 18 (21) cm

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
50 (50) gr nr 0501, light gray
50 (50) gr nr 0100, natural
50 (50) gr nr 0506, charcoal gray

DROPS 3 mm double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Picot edge:
Row 1: knit all sts with natural.
Row 2: knit with natural as follows: * K 2 tog, yo *, repeat * - * across row (= folding edge).
Row 3: knit all sts with natural.

Pattern: The pattern is knit entirely in stockinette st and is seen from the right side.

Wristwarmer: Loosely cast on 44 (50) sts on double-pointed needles with charcoal grey; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 9 rows stockinette st (for facing), and then knit Picot edge - see instructions above. After picot edge knit the next row as follows: Pattern 1 (Pattern 2), then Pattern 3 (Pattern 4) over the last 3 sts.
When the pattern is complete knit Picot edge again.
Then knit 9 rows stockinette st (for facing) with charcoal grey, and bind off all sts.
Assembly: Fold facings at each end to wrong side and stitch in place.
Knit a second wristwarmer.


charcoal grey
light grey

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