DROPS design: Pattern no ee-418
Yarn group E
Measurements before felting, diameter: approx. 35 cm / 13 3/4''
Measurements after felting, diameter: approx. 23 cm / 9''
Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
100 g (= 2 skeins) color no 56 Christmas red, or use 01 off white.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 9 mm / M/13 – or size needed to get 8 dc = 10 cm / 4'' in width.
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Ch 4 on hook size 9 mm / M/13 with Eskimo and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 4 (= 1st tr), work 11 tr in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch from beg of round = 12 tr.
ROUND 2: ch 4, * ch 3, work 1 tr in next tr, * repeat from *-* finish with ch 3 and 1 sl st in 4th ch from beg of round = 12 loops. Turn piece.
ROUND 3: ch 4, in every loop work: 4 tr, 1 ch. Finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 4: ch 3, * 5 ch, work 1 dc around next ch *, repeat from *-* finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 12 loops. Turn piece.
ROUND 5: ch 3, in every loop work: 6 dc, 1 ch. Finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
Place the hot pad in the washing machine with a detergent without enzymes and optical bleach together with a towel.
Wash warm at 40C/104F with normal spin but no pre-wash.
After wash shape the hot pad to the right size while still wet and leave to dry flat.
At subsequent wash, wash the hot pad at regular wool program.
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