DROPS / 148 / 40

Sierra Leone by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS blanket with squares in ”Big Delight”.

DROPS design: Pattern no db-011
Yarn group C
----------------------------------------------------------
Measurements: approx. 140 x 110 cm / 55" x 43½"

Materials: DROPS BIG DELIGHT from Garnstudio
900 g color no 04, marina
And use: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
200 g color no 0300, beige

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 – or size needed for 1 square to measure approx. 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

(Continue to pattern...)

Tags:

pattern type: blankets, pattern/technique: lace, shape: square, theme: floral,
Yarn type
Deals from
DROPS NEPAL UNI COLOUR (50g)
DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
3.55 USD
2.65 USD
n/a
DROPS NEPAL MIX (50g)
DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
3.55 USD
2.65 USD
n/a

Tips & Help

All our patterns include tutorial videos that can help you finish your project in no time!

See them here!

You can also find step by step tutorials for the most common knitting and crochet techniques in the DROPS Lessons!

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
CROCHET INFO:
ROUND 1, 2 and 4 (rounds beg with dc): Replace first dc with ch 3 and finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

BOBBLE:
Work 1 bobble with 4 dc over 2 dc from previous round as follows: * Work 1 dc in next dc - but wait with last pull through, 1 dc the same way *, (= 3 sts on hook), repeat from *-* in next dc, pull yarn through all 5 sts on hook.

BOBBLE BEG:
Work 1 bobble with 4 dc over 2 dc - but replace 1st dc with 3 ch.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 (= square) and A.2 (= assembly).

----------------------------------------------------------

SQUARE:
Worked in the round. See diagram A.1. Ch 6 with Big Delight on hook size 5 mm / H/8 and form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch.

ROUND 1: Work 16 dc in ch-ring - READ CROCHET INFO - finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

ROUND 2: Work 1 BOBBLE BEG - read explanation above - over the first 2 dc, ch 3, * 1 BOBBLE - read explanation above - over the next 2 dc, ch 3 *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 8 bobbles and 8 ch-spaces.

ROUND 3: ch 1, 1 sc in 1st ch-bobble, * ch 3, 1 sc in next bobble, ch 7 (= corner), 1 sc in next bobble *, repeat from *-* the entire round - but when repeating last time, do not work last sc but work 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round = 8 sc and 8 ch-spaces.

ROUND 4: In 1st ch-space work 5 dc, * ch 1, in next ch-space work 4 dc, ch 3 and 4 dc (= corner), ch 1, in next ch-space work 5 dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round - but when repeating last time, work 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

BLANKET:
Work 130 squares in total.

ASSEMBLY:
Work squares tog alongside and then across. Place the squares with 10 squares in width and 13 squares in height.
Place 2 and 2 squares on top of each other WS against WS, and crochet them tog with Nepal as follows:
See diagram A.2 - ** work 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on 1st square, ch 1, 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on 2nd square, * ch 5, 1 sc in next ch-space on 1st square, ch 1, 1 sc in next ch-space on 2nd square *, repeat from *-* until next corner, finish with ch 3 for transition to next square **.
Repeat from **-**.
Crochet an edge with Nepal around the entire blanket as follows: ** Work 1 sc in corner on one square, * ch 5, 1 sc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* 2 more times (3 times in total), ch 3 for transition to next square **.
Repeat from **-** around the blanket but work as follows in every corner: Work 1 sc, ch 3 and 1 sc in ch-space in the corner.

Diagram

= ch
= sl st
= sc
= dc
= 1 bobble with 4 dc over 2 dc from previous round: * Work 1 dc in next dc - but wait with last pull through, 1 dc the same way *, (= 3 sts on hook), repeat from *-* in next dc, pull thread through all 5 sts on hook
= work 1 bobble with 4 dc over 2 dc - but replace 1st dc with 3 ch

Related patterns

Do you need some help? Here's some tutorial videos that can help you!

For further pattern help, please contact the store where you bought the yarn. Having bought DROPS yarn, you are guaranteed to receive qualified help from a store specializing in the DROPS patterns.

All patterns are carefully reviewed, but we must make reservation for possible mistakes. All patterns are translated from Norwegian and you can always check the original pattern for measurements and calculations.

If you think you have found an error in the pattern, please post your remark or question in our Comments section. Go to original pattern for design DROPS 148-40.