Monkey business by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS banana with and without skin in "Paris".

DROPS design: Pattern no W-021-bn
Yarn group C
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BANANA WITHOUT SKIN:
Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
50 g color no 14, strong yellow

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4.5 mm/ US 7 - or size needed to get 18 sc = width 10 cm / 4''.

Accessories: Some poly stuffing for filling.
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BANANA WITH SKIN:

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
50 g color no 14, strong yellow
50 g color no 17, off white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4.5 mm/ US 7 - or size needed to get 18 sc = width 10 cm / 4''.

Accessories: Some poly stuffing for filling

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BANANA WITHOUT SKIN:

WORK IN THE ROUND IN A CIRCLE:
After last sc on the round, continue to next round with 1 sc in next sc (= first sc from previous round). NOTE: Insert a marker at the beg of round between last sc and first sc on the round, move the marker upwards when working.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 sc by working 2 sc in next sc.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 sc by working 2 sc tog as follows: * Insert hook in next sc, get thread *, repeat from *-* one more time, make a YO and pull thread through all 3 sts on hook.
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BANANA WITHOUT SKIN:
Worked in the round in a circle. Ch 2 with strong yellow on hook size 4.5 mm/ US 7.
ROUND 1: Work 3 sc in 1st ch - READ WORK IN THE ROUND IN A CIRCLE.
ROUND 2: Inc 1 sc in every sc = 6 sc.
ROUND 3: Inc 1 sc in every sc = 12 sc.
ROUND 4: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 5: Work 1 sc in every sc but inc 1 sc in 1st and last sc on round = 14 sc.
Repeat 4th and 5th round (i.e. inc 1 sc in 1st and last sc on every other round) so that there are 20 sc on round.
ROUND 12: Inc 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 4 sc over the next 8 sc - READ DECREASE TIP, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the last 2 sc = 20 sc.
ROUND 13 and 14: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 15: Inc 1 sc in each of the first 3 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 4 sc over the next 8 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, inc 1 sc in last sc.
ROUND 16 and 17: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 18: Inc 1 sc in each of the first 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the last 4 sc.
ROUND 19 and 20: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 21: Work 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 4 sc over the next 8 sc, 1 sc in each of the last 2 sc.
ROUND 22 and 23: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 24: Work 1 sc in each of the first 4 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 4 sc over the last 8 sc.
ROUND 25 and 26: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 27: Dec 1 sc over the first 2 sc, work 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 3 sc over the next 6 sc.
ROUND 28 and 29: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 30: Dec 2 sc over the first 4 sc, work 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 2 sc over the next 4 sc.
ROUND 31: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 32: Dec 2 sc over the first 4 sc, work 1 sc in every sc until 4 sc remain, dec 2 sc over the next 4 sc = 16 sc.
Repeat 32nd round 2 more times = 8 sc. Fill the banana with some poly stuffing. On next round dec 2 sc = 6 sc remain, then work 12 sc with 1 sc in every sc, cut and fasten the thread.

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BANANA WITH SKIN:

WORK IN THE ROUND IN A CIRCLE:
After last sc on the round, continue to next round with 1 sc in next sc (= first sc from previous round). NOTE: Insert a marker at the beg of round between last sc and first sc on the round, move the marker upwards when working.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 sc by working 2 sc in next sc.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 sc by working 2 sc tog as follows: * Insert hook in next sc, get thread *, repeat from *-* one more time, make a YO and pull thread through all 3 sts on hook.

COLOR CHANGE:
To get a nice color change work last sc on round as follows: Insert hook in last sc, get thread, make a YO with the new color and pull it through all sts on hook. Continue on to next round with the new color.
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BANANA WITH SKIN:
Worked in the round in a circle. Ch 2 with strong yellow on hook size 4.5 mm/ US 7.
ROUND 1: Work 3 sc in 1st ch - READ WORK IN THE ROUND IN A CIRCLE.
ROUND 2: Inc 1 sc in every sc = 6 sc.
ROUND 3: Inc 1 sc in every sc = 12 sc.
ROUND 4: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 5: Work 1 sc in every sc but inc 1 sc in 1st and last sc on round = 14 sc.
Repeat 4th and 5th round (i.e. inc 1 sc in 1st and last sc on every other round) so that there are 20 sc on round.
ROUND 12: Inc 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 4 sc over the next 8 sc - READ DECREASE TIP, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the last 2 sc = 20 sc.
ROUND 13 and 14: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 15: Inc 1 sc in each of the first 3 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 4 sc over the next 8 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, inc 1 sc in last sc.
ROUND 16 and 17: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 18: Inc 1 sc in each of the first 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 4 sc over the next 8 sc, 1 sc in each of the last 4 sc.
ROUND 19 and 20: Work 1 sc in every sc, switch to off white in the last sc on last round - READ COLOR CHANGE.
ROUND 21: With off white work 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 4 sc over the next 8 sc, 1 sc in each of the last 2 sc.
ROUND 22 and 23: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 24: Work 1 sc in each of the first 4 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 4 sc over the last 8 sc.
ROUND 25 and 26: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 27: Dec 1 sc over the first 2 sc, work 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 3 sc over the next 6 sc.
ROUND 28 and 29: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 30: Dec 2 sc over the first 4 sc, work 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, inc 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, dec 2 sc over the next 4 sc.
ROUND 31: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 32: Dec 2 sc over the first 4 sc, work 1 sc in every sc until 4 sc remain, dec 2 sc over the next 4 sc = 16 sc.
Repeat 32nd round 2 more times = 8 sc.
Fill the banana with some poly stuffing. On next round dec 2 sc = 6 sc remain, cut the thread, sew the last 6 sc tog with thread end.

BANANA SKIN:
Worked back and forth. With strong yellow and hook size 4.5 mm/ US 7, work as follows on last round with strong yellow: Work 1 sc in each of the first 6 sc, turn. Work 12 sc rows (every row beg ch 1, 1 sc in every sc). On next row dec 1 sc at beg and end of row, then work the remaining sc tog 2 by 2 on next row, cut the thread. Repeat on the next 8 sc on round, then on the last 6 sc on round = 3 banana skins.

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Basket - see pattern SmåDrops 23-56
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Carrot - see pattern SmåDrops 23-57
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Kiwi - see pattern SmåDrops 23-58
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Strawberry - see pattern SmåDrops 23-59
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Apple - see pattern SmåDrops 23-60
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Pear - see pattern SmåDrops 23-61
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Clementine - see pattern SmåDrops 23-62
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Mushroom - see pattern SmåDrops 23-64
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