DROPS Design: Model no ee-454
Yarn group E
Measure: approx 80 cm / 32'' around at bottom, approx 70 cm / 28'' around at top, approx 27 cm / 11'' height
Material: DROPS LOVES YOU #2 from Garnstudio
200 g (= 2 skeins) color # 3112, powder pink
- or use: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
200 g (= 4 skeins) color # 51, powder pink
DROPS CROCHET HOOK 9 mm/ M
- or hook size that will give approx 4 stars on 10 cm / 4'' in width.
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With hook size 9 mm / M and Drops Loves You #2 ch 57.
Row 1 (RS): pick up 5 sts with start in 2nd st from hook = 6 sts on hook, make a yo and pull through all 6 sts, ch 1 which creates a hole above the 6 sts, *pick up 1 st in the hole, pick up 1 st around the side of the last of the 6 sts , pick up 1 st in the same ch as the last of the 6 sts were picked up in , pick up 1 st in each of the next 2 ch = 6 sts on hook, make a yo and pull through all 6 sts, ch 1*, repeat *-*. Crochet 1 hdc in last ch. Turn.
Row 2 (WS): ch 2 (= 1 hdc), crochet 2 hdc in each "star hole", end row with 1 hdc in last st. Turn. It is now 26 stars on the row and 1 hdc in each side.
Row 3: ch 3, pick up 1 st in 2nd and 3rd ch from hook, pick up 1 st in each of the 3 first sts on row = 6 sts on hook, make a yo and pull through all 6 sts, ch 1, *pick up 1 st in the hole, pick up 1 st around the side of the last of the 6 sts , pick up 1 st in the same st as the last of the 6 sts were picked up in , pick up 1 st in each of the next 2 sts = 6 sts on hook, make a yo and pull through all 6 sts, ch 1*, repeat *-*. Crochet 1 hdc in last st. Turn.
Repeat row 2 and 3.
On row 8 (WS) work as before but inc by crochet 3 hdc (instead of 2) in 7th and 8th star hole counted from each side.
Row 9 (RS): work as before, there will now be 28 stars on row.
Continue as before, on row 12 (WS) inc again by crocheting 3 hdc in 8th and 9th star hole counted from each side.
Row 13 (RS): work as before, there will now be 30 stars on row.
Continue as before, on row 16 (WS) inc again by crocheting 3 hdc in 9th and10th star hole counted from each side.
Row 17 (RS): work as before, there will now be 32 stars on row.
Stop after row 18.
Crochet approx 24-26 sc evenly up along the short side.
Continue back and forth with 1 sc in each sc along short side for a total of 5 rows. Fasten off.
Repeat along the other short side, on row 4 make 3 button holes. Place one hole close to neck edge, and the other 2 with approx 6 cm / 2 3/8'' between each.
1 button hole = ch 2, skip 2 sc from row below. On row 5 crochet 2 sc around ch space at each button hole. After row 5 fasten off.
Sew on buttons to fit button holes.
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