DROPS / 139 / 1

Summer of 69 by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS poncho with granny squares and tr-groups in ”Paris”.

DROPS design: Pattern no W-438
Yarn group C
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Size: XS/S - M/L - XL/XXL

Materials:
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
150-150-150 g color no 17, off white
100-100-100 g color no 27, peach
100-100-100 g color no 29, light ice blue
100-100-100 g color no 30, denim blue
100-100-100 g color no 38, raspberry
100-100-100 g color no 58, powder pink
100-100-100 g color no 60, dark old pink
50-100-100 g color no 21, light mint green

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 - or size needed to get 1 granny square = 8 x 8 cm / 3 1/8'' x 3 1/8'' and to get 4 tr-groups in width x 5½ tr-groups vertically = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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pattern type: ponchos, pattern/technique: granny square, shape: square, top down,

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COLORS ON GRANNY SQUARES:
SQUARE 1: Beg + 1st round = dark old pink, 2nd round = peach, 3rd round = off white.
SQUARE 2: Beg + 1st round = peach, 2nd round = light mint green, 3rd round = off white.
SQUARE 3: Beg + 1st round = powder pink, 2nd round = dark old pink, 3rd round = off white.
SQUARE 4: Beg + 1st round = light ice blue, 2nd round = raspberry, 3rd round = off white.
SQUARE 5: Beg + 1st round = light mint green, 2nd round = denim blue, 3rd round = off white.
SQUARE 6: Beg + 1st round = raspberry, 2nd round = light ice blue, 3rd round = off white.
SQUARE 7: Beg + 1st round = denim blue, 2nd round = powder pink, 3rd round = off white.

CROCHET TIP:
Because the thread is cut, work first dc on every round as follows: Make 2 YOs on hook, insert hook in last st from previous round, make 1 YO and pull through, make 1 YO and pull through 2 sts, make yet 1 more YO and pull through the last 2 sts.


STRIPE PATTERN:
Work 1 round in each color in the following colors until finish measurements: * powder pink, dark old pink, denim blue, light mint green, peach, raspberry, off white and light ice blue *. Repeat from *-* a total of 2 times and finish with 1 round powder pink, 1 round dark old pink and 1 round denim blue = 19 rounds.

TR-GROUP = 3 tr and 1 ch in same ch-space.

INCREASE: Applies to tip mid front and mid back on garment. Inc = 3 tr, ch 1, 3 tr and ch 1 in same ch-space/corner.

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PONCHO:
The piece is worked in the round from neck down. Read CROCHET TIP.

SIZE XS/S: Squares 1, 2, 4 and 7 are worked 1 time, squares 3, 5 and 6 are worked 2 times = 10 squares.
SIZE M/L: Squares 1 and 2 are worked 1 time, squares 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 are worked 2 times = 12 squares.
SIZE XL/XXL: Squares 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 are worked 2 times, squares 5 and 7 are worked 3 times = 16 squares.

SQUARE:
BEGINNING: Ch 6 on hook size 5 mm / H/8 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 3, 2 dc in ch-ring, * ch 3, 3 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with ch 3 and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Cut the thread and change color.
ROUND 2: 3 dc in first ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 1 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Cut the thread and change color.
ROUND 3: 3 dc in first ch-space, ch 1, * 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1 and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Cut the thread.

Sew squares tog edge to edge, see diagram X.1 in which order for your size. These make up the upper part/neck of poncho. Now work in the round from bottom edge of granny squares as follows - read
STRIPE PATTERN:

ROUND 1: Start in the side of square 7 (see arrow in diagram X.1). * Work 1 tr-group – see explanation above – in each of the first 2 ch-spaces. Next ch-space is in the corner of two granny squares, here work 1 tr in the first square, 1 tr in the seam and 1 tr in next granny square corner *, repeat from *-* a total of 2-3-4 times. Then work 1 tr-group in each of the next 2 ch-spaces. In the corner of square mid front work inc - read INCREASE. Repeat from *-* a total of 5-6-8 times. Then work 1 tr-group in each of the next 2 ch-spaces. In the corner of square mid back work inc. Repeat from *-* a total of 3-3-4 times, then work 1 tr-group in each of the next 2 ch-spaces, work 1 tr-group in the corner and finish with 1 sl st at the top of first dc on round = 38-44-56 tr-groups. Cut the thread.

ROUND 2: Switch color and work from middle ch-space at square 7 (right side): Work 1 tr-group in all ch-spaces but in the tip mid front and mid back work inc. Finish with 1 sl st at the top of first tr on round = 40-46-58 tr-groups.

From ROUND 3 until finished measurements: Work as 2nd round. Every round then inc with 2 tr-groups. After all rounds there are 74-80-96 tr-groups on round. Fasten off.

NECK EDGE:
Work 1 round with off white on the upper side of granny squares as follows: * Work 1 tr-group in each of the first 2 ch-spaces. Next ch-space is in the corner of two granny squares, here work 1 tr in the first square, 1 tr in the seam and 1 tr in next granny square corner *, repeat from *-* the entire round, cut and fasten the thread.

TIES:
Work a ch band that measures approx. 1.5 metres/ 1.65 yds with off white. Work a total of 3 bands like this. Braid the three ch-bands tog and tie a knot in each end. Thread the tie up and down the neck edge and make a knot mid front.


Diagram

= Start here (right shoulder)
= mid front
= mid back


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