DROPS design: Pattern no DE-028
Measurements: approx 95 x 145 cm / 37½" x 57"
Materials: DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
250 g color no 10, olive/rust/plum mix
50 g color no 08, green/beige mix
50 g color no 09, turquoise/purple mix
50 g color no 11, lilac/green mix
And use: DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
200 g color no 400, black
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 – or size needed to get 1 square = 12 x 12 cm / 4¾'' x 4¾''.
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Due to the color mix none of the squares will be exactly the same, this will make each blanket different.
1 ball of Delight makes 10 crochet squares.
Crochet a total of 77 squares in Delight.
The blanket in the picture is crochet with 10 squares in each of the colors 08, 09 and 11 and 47 squares in color 10.
Ch 6 with hook size 5 mm / H/8 and Delight and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 3 (= 1 dc), crochet 15 dc in ring and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 16 dc.
ROUND 2: ch 5 (= 1 dc + ch 2), * 1 dc in next dc, ch 2 *, repeat from *-* to end and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 16 dc with 2 ch between each.
ROUND 3: 1 sl st in first ch space, ch 3 (= 1 dc), 2 dc in the same ch space, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch space *, repeat from *-* to end and finish with 1 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 4: 1 sl st in each of the first 2 dc, ch 1, 1 sc around first ch (from previous round), * ch 3, 1 sc around next ch, ch 6, 1 sc around next ch, ch 3, 1 sc around next ch, ch 3, 1 sc around next ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times, but finish with 1 sl st in sc from beg of round (instead of around next ch).
ROUND 5: 1 sl st around first 3-ch space, ch 3 (= 1 dc), 2 dc in the same ch space, then 5 dc + ch 2 + 5 dc in each 6-ch space (= corner), and 3 dc in each 3-ch space to end, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Cut and fasten thread.
See CROCHET INFO! Place the squares with 7 squares horizontally and 11 vertically. Crochet the squares tog with Fabel – crochet the squares tog vertically and them horizontally as follows:
Place 2 squares WS towards WS and crochet tog from RS as follows:
1 sc in corner on first square, ch 1, 1 sc in corner on next square, ch 1, 1 sc in next st on first square, ch 1, 1 sc in next st on second square, ch 1, 1 sc in next st on first square, ch 1, 1 sc in next st on second square etc, finish after 1 sc in the last corner on both the squares, cut and fasten thread. NOTE: Make sure to make the transitions between the squares neat when crocheting the squares tog horizontally.
Crochet a border around the whole blanket with hook size 5 mm / H/8 with Fabel as follows – beg in a corner and crochet from RS:
ROUND 1: ch 1, then 1 sc in each st to end (i.e. 1 sc in each dc, 1 sc in each corner on squares, 2 sc in each transition between the squares and 2 sc in each corner on blanket), finish with 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round.
ROUND 2: ch 3, (= 1 dc), then 1 dc in each sc to end but work 2 dc in each of the 2 sc in each corner on blanket = 4 dc in corners, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 3: ch 3 (= 1 dc), then 1 dc in each dc but work 2 dc in each of the 4 dc in each corner on blanket = 8 dc in each corner, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 4: ch 3, * skip 3 dc, 1 sc in next dc, skip 3 dc, 10 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* to end – adjust so that there is a loop in each corner.
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