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DROPS 98-34 by DROPS Design

DROPS Neck warmer in Alpaca with border and flower in Cotton Viscose

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DROPS 98-34

Size: one-size

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
100 g color no 501, light gray
and use DROPS Cotton Viscose from Garnstudio
50 g color no 18, gray

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') size 4 mm/US 6 or size needed to obtain the correct gauge.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 (for border and flower attachment)
1 small safety pin for flower


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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Knitting gauge: 19 sts x 25 rows on needles size 4 mm / US 6 with 2 strands Alpaca in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Rib: *K2, P3*, repeat from *-*.

Increasing tips: Inc after 2 K sts by picking up st from previous row and P this into back of st to avoid making a hole. Make the next inc just before 2 K sts so that the inc are alternated to the right and to the left of the P sections.

Neck warmer:
Worked in the round from the top down.
Fold the circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 double and cast on 80 sts using both ends (to make sure the edge becomes elastic) with 2 strands Alpaca.
Pull out 1 end/needle and K1 round, P 1 round and K1 round.
Now continue in Rib.
When piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'' inc all P3 to P4 – see Increasing tips = 96 sts.
Work 1 round in Rib and on next round inc all P4 to P5.
Now inc 1 st in all P sections on every 4th round a total of 4 times and on every 6th round a total of 2 times - piece measures approx 22 cm / 8 3/4''.
K1 round, P1 round, K1 round and then bind off loosely – to make sure the edge becomes elastic make a yo after every 12 sts whilst binding off and bind off the yo’s as sts.

Crochet border:
Crochet a border round the bottom and top edges with crochet hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 and Cotton Viscose as follows:
1 sc in the first st, *4 ch, skip 1 st, 1 sc in next st*, repeat from *-* and finish with 4 ch and 1 edge st in first sc from beg of round.

Flower:
Ch 4 on crochet hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with Cotton Viscose and form a ring with a sl st in first ch.
1st round: 1 sc in ring, *2 ch, 1 sc in ring*, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times and finish with 2 ch and a sl st in the first sc from beg of round = 7 ch spaces.
2nd round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch space: 1 sc, 3 dc and 1 sc. Finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round. Turn the piece and finish the flower from the back.
3rd round: ch 1, *1 sc round sc from 1st round, 4 ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with a sl st in the first sc from beg of round.
4th round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch space: 1 sc, ch 1, 5 dc, ch 1, 1 sc. Finish with 1 sl st in the first sc from beg of round. Change to Alpaca.
5th round: *1 sc around sc from 3rd round, 5 ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with a sl st in the first sc from beg of round.
6th round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch space: 1 sc, ch 1, 7 dc, ch 1, 1 sc. Finish with 1 sl st in the first sc from beg of round. Change back to Cotton Viscose.
7th round: *1 sc around sc from 5th round, 5 ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with a sl st in the first sc from beg of round.
8th round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch space: 1 sc, ch 1, 7 dc, ch 1, 1 sc. Finish with 1 sl st in the first sc from beg of round.
Fasten off.
Sew on a small safety pin in the back of the flower and attach flower to neck warmer.
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