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DROPS Extra 0-768 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS Easter egg in ”Karisma”.

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DROPS Extra 0-768

DROPS design: Pattern no U-618
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Measurements:
Height: approx. 9 cm / 3½''

Materials: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
50 g color no 52, dark mustard
50 g color no 01, off white
50 g color no 11, orange
Some poly stuffing or similar for filling

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2or3 - or size needed to get 23 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3 mm / C - for loop.

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GARTER ST (back and forth on double pointed needles): K all rows.

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1. The diagram shows the pattern from RS. The entire pattern is worked in stockinette st in the round on double pointed needles.
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EGG:
The egg is worked from bottom and up.
The bottom and top of the egg is worked in garter st back and forth on double pointed needles.
The color pattern is worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 6 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2or3 with dark mustard Karisma. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above - while AT THE SAME TIME inc 6 sts evenly on every other row a total of 6 times = 42 sts.
Switch to off white and K 1 round in the round while at THE SAME TIME dec 3 sts evenly = 39 sts. Then work diagram M.1 3 times over all sts. On last round of M.1, inc 3 sts evenly = 42 sts.
After M.1, switch to dark mustard and work in garter st back and forth while AT THE SAME TIME dec 6 sts evenly on every other row a total of 6 times = 6 sts remain after all dec. K 1 row. Pull thread through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

ASSEMBLY:
Fill egg with poly stuffing and sew the bottom tog.

LOOP: Use dark mustard and hook size 3 mm / C.
Chain a row of approx. 20 cm / 8''. Work 1 sl st at the top through both layers. Fasten off.

Diagram

off white
orange
dark mustard

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