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Blue dream by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS skirt with squares in ”Fabel”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no fa-232
Yarn group A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Waist: 72-80-88-96-104-112 cm /
28½"-31½"-34½"-37 3/4"-41"-44"
Hem: 96-104-112-120-128-144 cm /
37 3/4"-41"-44"-47 1/4"-50½"-56½"
Full length: 47-50-52-53-55-57 cm /
18½"-19 3/4"-20½"-21"-21½"-22½"

Materials: DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
Color no 604, ocean view: 150-150-150-150-200-200 g
Color no 910, sea mist: 150-150-150-150-200-200 g

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 3.5mm/E/4 - or size needed to get 20 dc = 10 cm / 4'' in width (10 rows in A.2 measures approx. 12 cm / 4¾'', 1 square measures approx. 8 x 8 cm / 3 1/8'' x 3 1/8").
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4.5mm /US 7 - for tie.

DROPS MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS, NO 521 (15 mm): 4 pieces for all sizes

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pattern type: skirts, shape: square,

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PATTERN:
See diagram A.1 for square and A.3 for crochet edge at the bottom of skirt.

LEAF:
1 leaf = ch 3, in same sc work 2 dc - but wait with last pull through on both sts, pull yarn through all 3 sts on hook, ch 3, 1 sl st in same sc, 1 sl st in next sc.

BOBBLE:
1 bobble = work 2 dc in same ch-space - but wait with last pull through on both sts, pull yarn through all 3 sts on hook.

BOBBLE AT BEG OF ROUND:
ch 3, 1 dc in 1st ch-space.

ROUNDS/ROWS WITH DC:
Replace 1st dc at beg of every round/row with ch 3, work 1 dc in every sc. Finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

ROUNDS/ROWS WITH SC:
Beg every round/row with sc with 1 ch (not counted as 1st sc), work 1 sc in every dc. Finish round with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round.

PATTERN A.2 AND STRIPES:
1 repetition of A.2 = 2 rounds/rows. Work alternately 1 round/row with dc and 1 round/row with sc.
At the same time work stripes in A.2 as follows: * Work 1 repetition of A.2 (= 2 rounds/rows) in Fabel ocean view, 1 repetition (= 2 rounds/rows) with Fabel sea mist *, repeat from *-* upwards.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 dc by working 2 dc tog as follows: Work 1 dc in next sc but wait with last pull through, work 1 dc in next sc the same way, make 1 YO and pull thread through all 3 sts on hook. NOTE! When piece is worked back and forth do not dec at beg or end of row.
Dec 1 sc by skipping 1 sc.

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SQUARE:
Worked in the round. See diagram A.1 - Ch 4 with Fabel sea mist on hook size 3.5mm/E/4 and form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch.
ROUND 1: ch 1, 8 sc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round READ ROUNDS/ROWS WITH SC.
ROUND 2: In every sc work 1 LEAF - read explanation above - but in last sc work as follows: ch 3, in same sc work 3 dc - but wait with last pull through on every st, pull thread through all 4 sts on hook = 8 leaves.
ROUND 3: ch 5, 1 dc in same leaf (= corner), * ch 3, 1 sc in next leaf, ch 3, in next leaf work 1 dc, 2 ch and 1 dc (= corner) *, repeat from *-* 2 more times, ch 3, 1 sc in last leaf, ch 3, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 12 ch-spaces.
ROUND 4: ch 3, 1 dc in same space, ch 3, work 1 BOBBLE - read explanation above - in same space, * in each of the next 2 ch-spaces work 2 bobbles with 2 ch between, in next ch-space work 2 bobbles with 3 ch between (= corner) *, repeat from *-* 2 more times, in each of the last 2 ch-spaces work 2 bobbles with 2 ch between, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 12 ch-spaces.
ROUND 5: ch 1, in 1st ch-space work 1 sc, ch 3 and 1 sc (= corner), ** * ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* 1 more time, ch 3, in next ch-space work 1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc (= corner) **, repeat from **-** 2 more times, then repeat from *-* 2 more times, finish with ch 3 and 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round.
ROUND 6: ch 1, in 1st ch-space work 2 sc, ch 3 and 2 sc (= corner), * work 3 sc in each of the next 3 ch-spaces, in next ch-space work 2 sc, ch 3 and 2 sc (= corner) *, repeat from *-* 2 more times, work 3 sc in each of the last 3 ch-spaces, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round. Fasten off.
Work 12-13-14-15-16-18 squares in total with Fabel sea mist.

ASSEMBLY:
Work the squares tog along the side as follows: With Fabel sea mist and hook size 3.5mm/ E/4, place 2 and 2 squares on top of each other, WS against WS, work 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on both squares, * ch 2, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc on both squares *, repeat from *-*, finish with ch 2, 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on both squares, fasten off.
Work all squares tog the same way to form a ring.

SKIRT:
Worked first in the round and then back and forth after vent.
With Fabel ocean view and hook size 3.5mm/ E/4, work 1 round sc along one side of the ring as follows: ** 2 sc in 1st ch-space in corner on 1 square, * 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* 2 more times (3 times in total), 2 sc in last ch-space in corner (= 16 sc per square) **, repeat from **-** on every square = 192-208-224-240-256-288 sc on round, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc.
Then work pattern A.2 and STRIPES - read explanation above = 6-6-6-6-8-6 times vertically. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING.
On next round (with dc) dec 8 sts - READ DECREASE TIP - evenly on round. Repeat dec every 4 repetitions of A-2 vertically - i.e. always on a round with dc - 2-3-4-4-4-4 more times, then every other repetition vertically a total of 3-2-1-1-1-3 times - AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures approx. 21-24-25-26-27-29 cm / 8 1/4"-9½"-9 3/4"-10 1/4"-10½"-11½" (last round = round with sc), work piece back and forth. NOTE: Insert a marker at beg of 1st row with dc.
Then work every row with dc from RS and every row with sc from WS.
After all dec are done, 144-160-176-192-208-224 sts remain.
Continue with A.2 and stripes back and forth until piece measures approx. 39-42-43-45-47-49 cm / 15 1/4"-16½"-17"-17 3/4"-18½"-19 1/4", fasten off.

BAND:
With Fabel ocean view, work along the vent mid back as follows: Beg at the marker and work from RS 36-36-38-38-40-40 sc along the entire left edge of vent.
Work rows with sc back and forth until band measures approx. 4 cm / 1½'', fasten off.

CROCHET EDGE (at the top of skirt):
With Fabel ocean view, work from RS an edge in the waist as follows: Work 8 sc over the upper edge on band, then 1 sc in every sc at the top of skirt.
On next row work sc in every sc - AT THE SAME TIME adjust no of sts - READ DECREASE TIP - to 151-169-181-199-217-229 sc (divisible by 6 + 1).
Work next row as follows: ch 1, * 1 sc in next sc, skip 2 sc, 5 dc in next sc, skip 2 sc *, repeat from *-* the entire row, finish with 1 sc in last sc, fasten off. Edge measures approx. 1 cm / 3/8'' vertically.

CROCHET EDGE (at the bottom of skirt):
Work with Fabel ocean view along the other side of ring with squares as follows: ** 3 sc in 1st ch-space in corner on 1 square, * 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* 2 more times (3 times in total), 3 sc in last ch-space in corner (= 18 sc per square) **, repeat from **-** on every square = 216-234-252-270-288-324 sc in total, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc.
Then work pattern A.3 as follows:
ROUND 1: ch 4 (replaces 1st dc and 1st ch), * skip 1 sc, 1 dc in next sc, ch 1 * , repeat from *-* - see diagram A.3 -, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 2: ch 1, 1 sc in 1st ch-space, * 1 sc in next dc, 1 sc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* 1 more time (= 5 sc), ** ch 9, skip the next 5 dc, 1 sc in next ch-space, repeat from *-* 4 more times (= sc-group with 9 sc) **, repeat from **-** the entire round - but when repeating the last time work 4 sc instead of 9 sc, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round.
ROUND 3: ch 1, 1 sc in each of the first 3 sc, * ch 3, 9 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 1 sc in each of the middle 5 sc on next sc-group *, repeat from *-* the entire round - but when repeating the last time work 1 sc in each of the last 2 sc on round, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round.
ROUND 4: ch 1, 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, * ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 9 dc, ch 3, 1 sc in each of the middle 3 sc on next sc-group *, repeat from *-* the entire round - but when repeating the last time work 1 sc in last sc on round, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round.
ROUND 5: ch 1, 1 sc in 1st sc, * ch 3, work 1 dc in each of the next 9 dc with 1 ch between every st (= 9 dc and 8 ch-spaces), ch 3, 1 sc in the middle sc on next sc-group *, repeat from *-* the entire round - but when repeating the last time ch 3 after last dc, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round.
ROUND 6: ch 5, skip 1st ch-space, * work 1 sc in each of the next 8 ch-spaces with 3 ch between every sc (= 8 sc and 7 ch-spaces), ch 5 *, repeat from *-* the entire round - but when repeating the last time ch 2 after last sc, finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch-space from beg of round.
ROUND 7: ch 1, 1 sc in 1st ch-space, * ch 2, work 1 sc in each of the next 7 ch-spaces with 5 ch between every sc (= 7 sc and 6 ch-spaces), ch 2, 1 sc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round - but when repeating the last time ch 2 after last sc, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc from beg of round.
ROUND 8: ch 3, in every ch-space on round work 1 dc, ch 1 and 1 dc, finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch-space from beg of round.
ROUND 9: ch 3, 4 dc in same ch-space, * 1 sc in next ch-space, 5 dc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sc in last ch-space and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Fasten off.

TIE:
With 1 strand of each color and hook size 4.5mm/US 7, ch for approx. 130-135-140-145-150-155 cm / 51½"-53"-55"-57"-59"-61", turn and work 1 sl st in every ch, fasten off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew 4 buttons evenly on to band in vent, use the spaces between dc on the right edge for buttonholes. Pull the tie through dc on next to last round with dc at the top of skirt.

Diagram

= ch
= sl st
= sc
= dc
= leaf: ch 3, in same sc work 2 dc - but wait with last pull through on both sts, make 1 YO and pull yarn through all 3 sts on hook, ch 3, 1 sl st in same sc, 1 sl st in next sc
= bobble: Work 2 dc in same ch-space - but wait with last pull through, make 1 YO and pull yarn through all 3 sts on hook
= bobble at beg of round: ch 3, 1 dc in 1st ch-space


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