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DROPS 115-43 by DROPS Design

DROPS Crochet Skirt in ”Karisma” with patterned squares along bottom edge. Size XS-XXL.

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DROPS design: Pattern no U-572.

Size: XS - S - M - L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Waist: 68-76-82-92-102-110 cm / 26¾”-30”-32¼”-36¼”-40”-43 3/8”
Hem: 96-104-114-124-134-142 cm / 37¾”-41”-45”-48¾”-52¾”-55¾”
Full length: 48-50-52-54-56-58 cm / 19’’-19¾’’-20½’’-21¼’’-22’’-22¾”

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
300-350-400-450-500-550 g color no 53, charcoal gray
50-50-50-50-100-100 g color no 05, black
50-50-50-50-100-100 g color no 21, light gray
50-50-50-50-50-100 g color no 19, white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm / G/6 – or size needed to get 1 square = 9.5 x 9.5 cm / 3½” x 3½” and 18 sts x 12 rows in PATTERN = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.

DROPS BUFFALO HORN BUTTONS no 535: 5 pcs.

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pattern type: skirts, pattern/technique: granny square,

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PATTERN:
ROW 1: 1 dc in each sc, finish row with 1 ch to turn with.
ROW 2: 1 sc in each dc, finish row with 3 ch to turn with.

INCREASING TIP: Inc by working 2 dc in 1 sc.
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SKIRT: Worked back and forth from top down, and sewn tog at the side afterwards.
Crochet 136-157-178-196-217-236 loose ch with charcoal gray with crochet hook size 4 mm / G/6. Crochet first row as follows: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each of the next 1-1-1-5-5-3 ch, * skip 1 ch, 1 sc in each of the next 6 ch *, repeat from *-* = 116-134-152-168-186-202 sc. Continue in PATTERN – see above – until finished measurements.
REMEMBER GAUGE!
After 5 rows (last row is a row with sc) insert 6 markers in piece as follows: First marker after 11-12-14-14-16-19 sts, then 19-22-25-28-31-33 sts between each marker = 10-12-13-14-15-18 sts after the last marker. On next row inc 1 dc before all markers – SEE INCREASING TIP and repeat the inc on every other row (inc after and before marker alternately) a total of 9 times = 170-188-206-222-240-256 sts. Continue until piece measures 29-31-33-35-37-39 cm / 11 3/8”-12¼”-13”-13¾”-14½”-15¼” (or desired length), cut the thread.

COLORS OF SQUARES:
SQUARE A: Beg + round 1 = charcoal gray, round 2 = light gray, round 3 = white, round 4 = black, round 5 = charcoal gray.
SQUARE B: Beg + round 1 = black, round 2 = charcoal gray, round 3 = white, round 4 = light gray, round 5 = charcoal gray.
SQUARE C: Beg + round 1 = white, round 2 = charcoal gray, round 3 = black, round 4 = light gray, round 5 = charcoal gray.
SQUARE D: Beg + round 1 = white, round 2 = charcoal gray, round 3 = light gray, round 4 = black, round 5 = charcoal gray.

CROCHET SQUARES: Crochet 6 ch with crochet hook size 4 mm / G/6 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 3 ch, 2 dc in ring, * 3 ch, 3 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 2: 3 ch, 2 dc in first ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 dc in the same ch-loop, * 1 ch, 3 dc in the next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 dc in the same ch-loop *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, finish with 1 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 3: 3 ch, 2 dc in the first ch-loop, 1 ch, * 3 dc in the next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 dc in the same ch-loop, 1 ch, 3 dc in the next ch-loop, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 dc in the next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 dc in the same ch-loop, 1 ch, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 4: 3 ch, 2 dc in the first ch-loop, 1 ch, * 3 dc in the next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 dc in the same ch-loop, 1 ch, 3 dc in the next ch-loop, 1 ch, 3 dc in the next ch-loop, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 dc in the next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 dc in the same ch-loop, 1 ch, 3 dc in the next ch-loop, 1 ch, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 5: Crochet 1 sc in each dc and 1 sc in each ch, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
1 square = approx 9.5 x 9.5 cm / 3½” x 3½”.

NUMBER OF SQUARES: Crochet 5-5-6-7-7-7 squares of A, 6-6-6-7-8-8 squares of B, 5-6-6-6-7-8 squares of C and 4-5-6-6-6-7 squares of D = a total of 20-22-24-26-28-30 squares.


ASSEMBLY: Sew skirt tog at the side, edge to edge, but leave a 15 cm / 6’’ opening at the top. Sew squares tog, edge to edge, to a string as shown in fig-1, and then sew tog to form a ring. Now sew squares to bottom of skirt, edge to edge.

BUTTONHOLE LOOPS: Crochet buttonhole loops on the side of opening towards front piece as follows (beg at bottom of opening): 1 sc in each of the first 2 sts, 3 ch, skip 1 cm / 3/8’’, * crochet 1 sc in each st for 2 cm / 3/4’’, 3 ch, skip 1 cm / 3/8’’ *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times, and finish with 2 sc at the top. Turn and work return row as follows: 1 sc in each sc and 3 sc in each ch-loop, cut the thread.

BUTTONHOLE BAND: Crochet 5 rows with sc along the side of opening towards back piece, cut the thread. Sew on buttons.

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