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DROPS 113-26 by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS shawl with intricate flower pattern in ”Alpaca” or "BabyAlpaca Silk" and ”Vivaldi”.

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DROPS 113-26

Width at top: approx 140 cm / 55’’
Length mid back: approx 70 cm / 27½’’

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
150 g color no 2922, deep pink
And use: DROPS VIVALDI from Garnstudio
100 g color no 15, cerise

Or use:
DROPS BabyAlpaca Silk from Garnstudio
150 g colour no 3609, red
And use: DROPS VIVALDI from Garnstudio
100 g colour no 15, cerise

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4.5 mm / US 7

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dc (US) / tr (UK)
Ring of chains
Slip stitch (sl st)
tr (US)/ dtr (UK)

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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.
PATTERN: See diagram M.1 to M.3.
M.1 shows the piece from the RS after the first 2 rows are crochet. M.2 shows the piece from the WS after the 3rd row. M.3 shows the piece from the RS after the 4th row.
Fig-A shows how to turn the ch-ring.

CROCHET TIP-1:
Placed the ch-loop under the petal and crochet the next sl st from the front of piece again.
CROCHET TIP-2:
Place the ch-loop at a slant over the petal. The ch-loop will be visible but will line up with the pattern as you continue.
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SHAWL:
Worked from the bottom up with 1 thread of each quality and crochet hook size 4.5 mm/US7.
Beg from the WS.

ROW 1 (= WS): Work 4 ch, 1 sl st in first ch (= ch-ring), 3 ch, in ch-ring crochet: 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 2 dc (= half of first flower), work 10 ch (= flower stalk), 1 sl st in 4th ch from hook (= ch-ring), 3 ch – before continuing turn ch-ring so that it faces away from you instead of towards you without turning the rest of piece (see fig A) - in ch-ring crochet: 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch, 2 dc, 3 ch and 1 sl st (= half of 2nd flower).

ROW 2 (= RS): Continue as follows in the same ch-ring: 3 ch, 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 2 dc, then 1 sl st round flower stalk from the row below - 2nd flower is now finished.
7 ch (= flower stalk), 1 sl st in the first ch on flower stalk from the row below (i.e. in the ch closest to first flower), 3 ch, in ch-ring on the first flower crochet: 1 sl st, 3 ch, 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 3 dc - first flower is now finished. See M.1 to see how the piece now looks from the RS. Turn piece.

ROW 3: (= WS): Work 10 ch (= flower stalk), 1 sl st in 4th ch from hook (= ch-ring), 3 ch, round sl st crochet: 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 2 dc, then 1 sl st round flower stalk from the row below (= half of 3rd flower), 4 ch, then 1 sl st (see C in M.2) at the top of the right side of 2nd petal on first flower.
10 ch (= flower stalk), 1 sl st in the 4th ch from hook (= ch-ring), 3 ch, 2 dc round sl st (centre of 4th flower). 1 sl st round flower stalk from the row below (see J in M.2), 4 ch – SEE CROCHET TIP-1! - 1 sl st in ch-ring on 4th flower, 3 ch and 2 dc in the same ch-ring (= half of 4th flower).
4 ch, 1 sl st at the top of the right side of the top petal on 2nd flower – see D in M.2.
10 ch (= flower stalk), 1 sl st in the 4th ch from hook (= ch-ring), 3 ch, 3 dc round ch-ring, 1 tr at the top of the left side of the top petal on 2nd flower – see E in M.2.
Turn piece.

ROW 4 (= RS): 4 ch, 1 sl st in ch-ring on 5th flower, 3 ch, in the same ch-ring crochet: 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch, 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 2 dc, 1 sl st round flower stalk from the row below, 7 ch (= flower stalk), 1 sl st at the top of the right side of 4th flower (i.e. where the 4-ch-chain from previous row begins) – see F in M.3. 3 ch – SEE CROCHET TIP -2! - 1 sl st round ch-ring in centre of 4th flower, 3 ch, in the same ch-ring crochet: 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 2 dc, 1 sl st round flower stalk from the row below – see G in M.3.
7 ch, turn 3rd flower to make the ch-ring in the centre of flower point inwards towards the piece, work 1 sl st at the bottom on the right side of the bottom petal (i.e. where the ch-chain from previous row beg) – see H in M.3 - 3 ch, round ch-ring in the centre of flower crochet: 1 sl st, 3 ch, 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 3 dc. There are now 5 whole flowers. Turn piece.

ROW 5 (= WS): Work 10 ch (= flower stalk), 1 sl st in 4th ch from hook (= ch-ring), 3 ch, round sl st crochet: 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 2 dc, then 1 sl st round flower stalk from the row below. * 4 ch, 1 sl st at the top of the right side of the top petal on the flower below (like C in M.2), 10 ch (= flower stalk), 1 sl st in 4th ch from hook (= ch-ring), 3 ch, 2 dc round sl st, 1 sl st round flower stalk from the row below (like J in M.2) 4 ch – SEE CROCHET TIP-1! - 1 sl st in ch-ring in the centre of flower you are about to crochet, 3 ch, 2 dc in the same ch-ring *, repeat from *-* until 1 flower remain on the row below, 4 ch, 1 sl st at the top of the right side of the top petal on the last flower from previous row (like D in M.2). 10 ch (= flower stalk), 1 sl st in 4th ch from hook (= ch-ring), 3 ch, 3 dc in ch-ring, 1 tr at the top on the left side of the top petal on 5th flower (like E in M.2). Turn piece.

ROW 6 (= RS): 3 ch, 1 sl st in ch-ring in the centre of flower, 3 ch, in the same ch-ring crochet: 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch, 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 2 dc, 1 sl st round flower stalk from the row below, * 7 ch (= flower stalk), 1 sl st at the top of the right side of next half flower (i.e. where the 4-ch-chain from previous row begins – like F in M.3), 3 ch, 1 sl st in ch-ring in the centre of flower, 3 ch, in the same ch-ring crochet: 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 2 dc, 1 sl st round flower stalk from the row below *, repeat from *-* until 1 half flower remain. 7 ch (= flower stalk), turn the last half flower so that the ch-ring in the centre of flower points inwards towards piece, work 1 sl st at the bottom of the right side of the bottom petal (i.e. where ch-chain from previous row begins, like H in M.3), 3 ch, in ch-ring in the centre of flower crochet: 1sl st, 3 ch, 2 dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st, 3 ch and 3 dc. Turn piece.

Repeat row 5 and 6 until shawl measures approx 140 cm / 55’’ across = approx 24 flowers on top row.

Diagram

1 ch
1 sl st
1 dc
1 tr
before ch-ring is turned
after ch-ring has been turned


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