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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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Size: one-size
Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
100 g colour no 501, light grey
and use DROPS Cotton Viscose from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 18, grey

Drops circular needle (40 cm) size 4 mm or size needed to obtain the correct tension.
Drops crochet hook size 3.5 mm (for border and flower attachment)
1 small safety pin for flower

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pattern type: neck warmers, shape: high collar, top down, theme: floral,

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Knitting Tension: 19 sts x 25 rows on needles size 4 mm with 2 threads Alpaca in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.
Rib: *K2, P3*, repeat from *-*.
Increasing tips: Inc after 2 knitted 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 knitted sts so that the inc are alternated to the right and to the left of the P sections.

Neck warmer: Knitted round from the top down. Fold the circular needle size 4 mm double and cast on 80 sts using both ends (to make sure the edge becomes elastic) with 2 threads Alpaca. Remove 1 end/needle and knit 1 round, purl 1 round and knit 1 round. Now continue in Rib. When piece measures 12 cm inc all P3 to P4 – see Increasing tips = 96 sts. Knit 1 round in Rib and inc all P4 to P5 on next round. 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. Knit 1 round, purl 1 round, knit 1 round and cast off loosely – to make sure the edge becomes elastic make a yo after every 12 sts whilst casting off and cast of the yo’s as sts.

Crochet border: Crochet a border round the bottom and top edges with crochet hook size 3.5 mm and Cotton Viscose as follows: 1 dc in the first st, *4 ch, skip 1 st, 1 dc in next st*, repeat from *-* and finish with 4 ch and 1 edge st in first dc from beg of round.
Flower: Crochet 4 ch on crochet hook size 3.5 mm with Cotton Viscose and form a ring with a sl st.
1st round: 1 dc in ring, *2 ch, 1 dc in ring*, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times and finish with 2 ch and a sl st in the first dc from beg of round = 7 ch-loops.
2nd round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 3 tr and 1 dc. Finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round. Turn the piece and finish the flower from the back.
3rd round: 1 ch, *1 dc round dc from 1st round, 4 ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with a sl st in the first dc from beg of round.
4th round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 1 ch, 5 tr, 1 ch, 1 dc. Finish with 1 sl st in the first dc from beg of round. Change to Alpaca.
5th round: *1 dc round dc from 3rd round, 5 ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with a sl st in the first dc from beg of round.
6th round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 1 ch, 7 tr, 1 ch, 1 dc. Finish with 1 sl st in the first dc from beg of round. Change back to Cotton Viscose.
7th round: *1 dc round dc from 5th round, 5 ch*, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with a sl st in the first dc from beg of round.
8th round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 1 ch, 7 tr, 1 ch, 1 dc. Finish with 1 sl st in the first dc from beg of round.
Cut the thread and sew. Sew on a small safety pin and attach to neck warmer.


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