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DROPS 95-23 by DROPS Design

DROPS Top in Cotton Viscose and Vivaldi. Necklace and bracelet in Muskat

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TOP
Size: XS - S – M – L – XL - XXL

Materials: DROPS Cotton Viscose from Garnstudio
150-150-150-200-200-200 g colour no. 23, brown
and use:
DROPS Vivaldi from Garnstudio
50-50-50-100-100-100 g colour no 02, brown

DROPS circular needles size 2.5mm and 10mm
DROPS crochet hook size 3.5 (for border)

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pattern type: tops, shape: a-shape, v-neck, theme: floral,

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Knitting tension: 26 sts x 52 rows with Cotton Viscose on needle size 2.5mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm

10 sts with Vivaldi on needle size 10mm in stocking sts = width 10 cm

Garter stitch on circular needle: 1st round knit, 2nd round purl
Garter stitch back and forth: Knit all rows

Decreasing tips 1 (applies to armhole on back piece): Dec within 1 edge st in garter from the right side. Dec as follows after 1 edge st: K2 tog. Dec as follows before 1 edge st: Slip 1 st as if to knit, K1 psso.

Decreasing tips 2 (applies to yoke on front piece): All decreases are done from the right side as follows: K1, K3 tog, knit to st with marking thread, make a yo before this st, K1, make a yo, knit until 4 sts left and knit these as follows: Slip 1 st as if to knit, K2 tog, psso, K1. Knit all sts on next row but knit yo’s into back of st.

Top: Loosely cast on 110-120-130-140-150-160 on needles size 10 with Vivaldi and knit 1 round, purl 1 round and continue in stocking sts. When piece measures 34-35-35-36-36-37 cm, change to Cotton Viscose and needle size 2.5mm, at the same time inc evenly on row to 176-196-216-240-268-296 sts. Insert a marking thread each side = 88-98-108-120-134-148 sts between marking threads. Measure piece from here from now on. Continue in garter sts. When piece measures 3 cm, 6 cm and 9 cm inc 1 st on both sides of marking threads = 188-208-228-252-280-308 sts. When piece measures 11-11-12-12-13-14 cm cast off 8 sts each side for armhole (i.e. 4 sts each side of marking threads) = 86-96-106-118-132-146 sts left on back and front piece.

Back piece = 86-96-106-118-132-146 sts. Now dec 1 st for armhole each side on every other row - see Decreasing tips 1 – a total of 11-13-15-19-23-27 times = 64-70-76-80-86-92 sts. Cast off, piece measures approx 15-16-17-19-22-24 cm from the marking thread.

Front piece: = 86-96-106-118-132-146 sts. Divide the piece in 2 and put half the sts on thread = 43-48-53-59-66-73 sts each side.
1st side: Insert a marking thread in the 21-24-26-29-33-36 st from the side. Knit garter sts back and forth on needle, at the same time decreasing to form a triangle - see Decreasing tips 2 – this decreases the number of sts by 2 per dec. Dec on every other row a total of 16-17-20-23-26-29 times = 11-12-13-13-14-15 sts left on needle. Continue over these sts for shoulder strap and cast off when piece measures approx 40-42-44-46-48-50 cm from marking thread (try on the top to see if straps are long enough).
2nd side: Put the 43-48-53-59-66-73 sts from thread back on needle and knit as 1st side.

Assembly: Sew shoulder straps to back piece.
Crochet border: Crochet a border along lower edge (cast-on row) using Cotton Viscose and crochet hook size 3.5 as follows: 1 dc in first st, *3 ch, 1 dc in next st*, repeat from *-* and finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in dc from beginning of round.

NECKLACE AND BRACELET
Length: necklace approx 110 cm

Materials: Muskat
Use a remnant of colour no 22, brown, colour no. 49, orange, colour no. 39, pink, and colour no. 41, deep red.

DROPS crochet hook size 4
7 wooden beads (for necklace) and small wooden button (for bracelet).

NECKLACE: Read the whole pattern before you start!
Put 7 wooden beads on thread from the brown ball. Crochet ch and when the chain measures 4-29-34-56-84 and 93 cm pull a bead towards st on needle before continuing (the bead will then be “locked”). At the same time when the chain measures 11-15-31-40-56-68-73-92-87-101 cm crochet a dc in the last but one ch (= small knots). When chain measures 110 cm cut the thread.

Flowers: Crochet 2 orange and 1 pink Flower A – see instructions below – and sew on flowers at 1, 23 and 98 cm.

Bubbles: Crochet 4 red, 3 orange and 3 pink bubbles – see instructions below. Attach a bubble each end of the chain (each bubble will have an open side, sew this opening to the chain). Attach the other bubbles at 11-22-27-48-63-77-84-105 cm.

BRACELET: Crochet a chain of ch approx 32 cm long using crochet hook size 4 and brown Muskat. Crochet Flower B in deep red and Flower C in pink. Sew both flowers to chain. Crochet 2 brown bubbles and sew a bubble to each end of chain.

Flower A: Crochet 4 ch and form a ring with a sl st.
1st round: 3 ch (= 1 tr), 11 tr in ring and finish with a sl st in 3rd ch from beginning of round = 12 tr
2nd round: *4 ch, 1 tr in the first of the 4 ch just crochet, skip 1 tr, 1 dc in next tr*, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times and finish with a sl st in sl st from end of previous round (instead of 1 dc in next tr) = 6 leaves

Flower B: Crochet 4 ch and form a ring with a sl st.
1st round: 1 ch (= 1 dc), 6 dc in ring and finish with a sls t in ch from beginning of round = 7 dc
2nd round: 1 ch (= 1 dc), 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in each of the following dc, finish with a sl st in first ch from beginning of round = 14 dc on round
3rd rond: *4 ch, 1 tr in the first of the 4 ch just crochet, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc*, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with a sl st in sl st from end of previous round (instead of 1 dc in next dc) = 7 leaves
Sew a button to middle of flower for decoration.

Flower C: Crochet 4 ch and form a ring with a sl st.
1st round: 1 ch (= 1 dc), 4 dc in ring and finish with a sls t in ch from beginning of round = 5 dc
2nd round: *4 ch, 1 tr in the first of the 4 ch just crochet, 1 dc in next dc*, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times and finish with a sl st in sl st from end of previous round (instead of 1 dc in next dc) = 5 leaves

Bubbles: Crochet 4 ch (= 1 ch + 1 tr), 6 tr in the first ch just crochet, turn the piece. 3 ch (= 1 tr), now crochet 1 tr in each of the 6 tr from previous row, but crochet the tr’s together as follows: crochet 1 tr in first tr but wait with the last yo and pull-through (= 2 sts on needle), crochet 1 tr in next tr but wait with the last yo and pull-through (= 3 sts on needle), continue like this until all 6 tr have been crochet (= 7 sts on needle). Pull the last yo on the last tr through all sts on needle. Cut the thread.




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