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Crochet tension: One flower worked with hook size 10 mm and Eskimo measures approx. 9 cm in diameter.
Flower: Work with hook size 10 mm and Eskimo as follows:
Work 4 ch and form them to a ring with 1 sl st in first ch – let end of strand lie around ring as it is worked so that it is fastened at the same time (cut off any remaining length).
1st round: * 8 ch, 1 dc around the ring (and strand-end) *, repeat from *-* in total 6 times. Cut the strand and fasten immediately by sewing it a couple of times around the inside of dc around the ring.
Shawl: The shawl is worked in flowers which are worked together consecutively. Crochet flowers in colours shown in letter diagram.
Start at bottom of diagram by working flower E – see description above. Then work flower D in the same way but when there is 1 ch-space remaining (= 1 leaf) on the 1st round work the two flowers tog as follows: Work 4 ch (= 1/2 leaf), 1 dc around 1 of the petals on flower E, 4 ch (= 1/2 leaf), 1 dc around the ring on flower D – now flower E and D are fastened together as shown in diagram. Continue to work in the same way by following the letter-diagram (the lines in the diagram show which leaves are worked tog). When there is a petal left over without adjoining leaves to fasten to - leave this petal hanging loose.
Materials: DROPS Eskimo from GARNSTUDIO
100 g colour no 20, plum
leftover dark brown, colour no 3 for flower.
DROPS Crochet hook size 7 mm.
Crochet tension: Remember hook size is only a guide!
9 tr x 6.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm with hook size 7 mm.
Crochet tip: First tr on each row replaced by 3 ch. Every round ends with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
Hat: Work 5 ch with hook size 7 mm and plum and form to a ring with 1 sl st.
Read Crochet tip!
1st round: Work 12 tr around the ring.
2nd round: Work 2 tr in each tr = 24 tr
3rd round: * 1 tr in 1st tr, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* to end of round = 36 tr.
4th round: * 1 tr in each of the 2 first tr, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* = 48 tr.
After 4th round, piece measures approx. 14 cm in diameter. Continue to work 7 rounds tr without inc. Cut and fasten strands. Crochet a flower with hook size 7 mm and dark brown – see description under Shawl – and fasten flower to hat.