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Crochet DROPS shawl with granny squares in ”Muskat”.

DROPS design: Pattern no R-617
Yarn group B
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Measurements:
Width: approx. 150 cm / 59''
Length mid back: approx. 80 cm / 31½''

Materials: DROPS MUSKAT from Garnstudio
100 g color no 12, red
100 g color no 21, rust
100 g color no 34, pink
100 g color no 39, heather
100 g color no 40, coral
100 g color no 41, bordeaux
100 g color no 49, dark orange
100 g color no 51, warm yellow
100 g color no 79, wine

DROPS CROCHET HOOKS size 4 mm / G/6 - or size needed to get 1 square to measure 9.5 x 9.5 cm / 3 3/4" x 3 3/4".

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pattern type: shawls, shape: square,

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CROCHET TIP:
Fasten the yarn ends after every color change as follows: Let the strand from previous round be worked into the piece a bit before cutting it off and fastening it (work with the new color around the previous color).

COLOR COMBINATIONS:

SQUARE A - work 7 pieces:
ROUND 1: warm yellow
ROUND 2: bordeaux
ROUND 3: rust
ROUND 4: dark orange
ROUND 5: coral

SQUARE B - work 3 pieces:
ROUND 1: rust
ROUND 2: coral
ROUND 3: dark orange
ROUND 4: rust
ROUND 5: heather

SQUARE C - work 8 pieces:
ROUND 1: coral
ROUND 2: red
ROUND 3: bordeaux
ROUND 4: wine
ROUND 5: heather

SQUARE D - work 3 pieces:
ROUND 1: bordeaux
ROUND 2: red
ROUND 3: coral
ROUND 4: warm yellow
ROUND 5: dark orange

SQUARE E - work 7 pieces:
ROUND 1: bordeaux
ROUND 2: red
ROUND 3: pink
ROUND 4: heather
ROUND 5: wine

SQUARE F - work 8 pieces:
ROUND 1: wine
ROUND 2: pink
ROUND 3: coral
ROUND 4: heather
ROUND 5: red

SQUARE G - work 8 pieces:
ROUND 1: warm yellow
ROUND 2: dark orange
ROUND 3: rust
ROUND 4: heather
ROUND 5: pink

SQUARE H - work 8 pieces:
ROUND 1: bordeaux
ROUND 2: red
ROUND 3: dark orange
ROUND 4: wine
ROUND 5: rust

SQUARE I - work 3 pieces:
ROUND 1: rust
ROUND 2: coral
ROUND 3: dark orange
ROUND 4: rust
ROUND 5: bordeaux

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SHAWL:
The shawl consist of 55 granny squares that are worked tog. There are 9 different color combinations - see explanation above.

GRANNY SQUARE:
Ch 3 on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with Muskat (work with the color from round 1) and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.

ROUND 1: ch 3 (= 1 dc), work 7 dc in ch-ring and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 8 dc. Turn piece.
ROUND 2: Switch color and READ CROCHET TIP. Ch 3 (= 1 dc) + 1 dc in first dc from previous round, then work 2 dc in every dc the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 16 dc. Turn piece.
ROUND 3: Switch color. Ch 3 + 1 dc in first dc from previous round, * 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with 1 dc in last dc and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 24 dc.
Turn piece.
ROUND 4: Switch color. Ch 7 (= 1 dc + 4 ch), 1 dc in same dc, * 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc, 1 dc + ch 4 + 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 1 dc in each of the last 5 dc on round and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
Turn piece.
ROUND 5: Switch color. Ch 3 (= 1 dc), 1 dc in each of the next 6 dc, * 3 dc + ch 3 + 3 dc in ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 3 dc + ch 3 + 3 dc in last ch-space and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

ASSEMBLY:
See diagram X.1 on how to place the squares. The diagonals towards the left (seen when shawl is flat in front of you) are worked tog with coral and the diagonals towards the right are worked tog with red.
Place 2 and 2 squares on top of each other WS against WS, and work them tog as follows (also see diagram X.2): Work 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on 1st square, ch 2, 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on 2nd square, ch 4, skip 3 dc on 1st square, 1 sc before next dc on 1st square, ch 2, skip 3 dc on 2nd square, 1 sc before next dc on 2nd square, ch 4, skip 3 dc on 1st square, 1 sc in next dc on 1st square, ch 2, skip 3 dc on 2nd square, 1 sc in next dc on 2nd square, ch 4, skip 3 dc on 1st square, 1 sc before next dc on 1st square, ch 2, skip 3 dc on 2nd square, 1 sc before next dc on 2nd square, ch 4, 1 sc in ch-space on 1st square, ch 2, 1 sc in ch-space on 2nd square.
Continue to work squares tog like this. NOTE: Make sure that the transitions between every square are pretty when the squares are worked tog alongside.

CROCHET EDGE:
Beg from RS at the top of left corner (seen when shawl is flat in front of you) and work on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with rust as follows: 1 sc in first st, * ch 4, skip approx. 2 cm / 3/4'', 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* around the entire shawl and finish with ch 4 and 1 sl st in sc from beg of round.
When 1 round has been worked around the entire shawl, work along the 2 diagonal sides on the shawl as follows: * ch 4, 1 sc in sc from previous round *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sc in the right upper corner on shawl.

Diagram

= sc
= ch


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