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DROPS Baby 13-24 by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS blanket in 2 different colours with 2 threads of Alpaca

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Size: approx. 65 x 80 cm

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
Rose blanket:
150 g colour no. 0100, off white
100 g colour no. 3140, light rose
50 g colour no. 3720, medium pink
50 g colour no. 0302, camel

Blue blanket:
150 g colour no. 0100, off white
100 g colour no. 8105, light greyblue
50 g colour no. 6205, light blue
50 g colour no. 0302, camel

Drops crochet hook size 5 mm

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pattern type: baby blanket, pattern/technique: granny square,

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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.
Crochet gauge: 1 square should measure 15 x 15 cm.

Crochet tips: To avoid having too many loose threads when finished, crochet around the thread-end from previous round and the thread-end from new round - this means crochet around the loops and the threads at the same time.

Colours for the squares:
Crochet 4 different colour combinations: Square A, B, C and D.
ROSE BLANKET:
Square A: 1st round: off white, 2nd round: old rose, 3rd round: light rose, 4th round: camel and 5th round: off white.
Square B: 1th round: camel, 2nd + 3rd round: old rose, 4th round: light rose and 5th round: off white.
Square C: 1st round: camel, 2nd round: off white, 3rd + 4th round: light rose and 5th round: off white.
Square D: 1st round: light rose, 2nd round: camel, 3rd round: off white, 4th round: old rose and 5th round: off white.

BLUE BLANKET:
Square A: 1st round: off white, 2nd round: light blue, 3rd round: light greyblue, 4th round: camel and 5th round: off white.
Square B: 1st round: camel, 2nd + 3rd round: light blue, 4th round: light greyblue and 5th round: off white.
Square C: 1st round: camel, 2nd round: off white, 3rd + 4th round: light greyblue and 5th round: off white.
Square D: 1st round: light grey blue, 2nd round: camel, 3rd round: off white, 4th round: light blue and 5th round: off white.

Blanket: Crochet 6 squares in colour A + B and 4 squares in colour C + D – see explanation above = a total of 20 squares.
Square 1: please read Crochet tips! Crochet 6 ch on hook size 5 with 2 threads of Alpaca in the first colour from first round and make a loop with a sl st.
1st round: 3 ch, 2 tr around the loop, 3 ch, *3 tr, 3 ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with a sl st in the 3rd ch from beginning of round, turn the piece.
2nd round: 3 ch, 2 tr around the 1st loop, 3 ch, 3 tr around the same loop *1 ch, 3 tr around the next loop, 3 ch, 3 tr around the same loop*, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 1 ch and a sl st in the 3rd ch from beginning of round, turn the piece.
3rd round: 3 ch, 2 tr around the 1st loop, 1 ch, *3 tr around the next loop, 3 ch, 3 tr around the same loop, 1 ch, 3 tr around the next loop, 1 ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 tr around the next loop, 3 ch, 3 tr around the same loop, 1 ch and finish with a sl st in the 3rd ch from beginning of round, turn the piece.
4th round: 3 ch, 2 tr around the 1st loop, 1 ch, *3 tr around the next loop, 3 ch, 3 tr around the same loop, 1 ch, 3 tr around the next loop, 1 ch, 3 tr around the next loop, 1 ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 tr around the next loop, 3 ch, 3 tr around the same loop, 1 ch, 3 tr around the next loop, 1 ch and finish with a sl st in the 3rd ch from beginning of round, turn the piece.
5th round: Crochet the same way as for the other rounds (this means that 1 tr group is added at each corner for each round).

Assembly: Place the squares as shown in diagram 1 with 4 squares in the width and 5 squares in the height. Crochet the squares tog as shown in diagram 2. – crochet the squares tog vertically first and then horizontally.

Crochet edge: At last crochet an edge of ch loops all around the blanket on hook size 5 with 2 threads of Alpaca off white as follows: 1 dc in the ch loop at the corner, *6 ch, 1 dc in the next ch loop*, repeat from *-* and finish with 6 ch and 1 sl st in the 1st dc from beginning of round.

Diagram

= 1 ch
= 1 dc

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