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Yasmin by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS tunic with lace pattern, flounce at the bottom and butterfly for decoration in ”Cotton Viscose”.

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DROPS 148-9

DROPS design: Pattern no n-146
Yarn group A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-90-100-116-122-132 cm /
31½"-35½"-39½"-45 3/4"-48"-52"
Full length: 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm /
26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''

Materials:
DROPS COTTON VISCOSE from Garnstudio
550-600-650-700-800-900 g color no 01, white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3 mm / C – or size needed to get 23 dc x 12 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''. When working pattern 1 repetition = approx. 3.5 cm / 1 1/4'' in width x 4 cm / 1½'' vertically.

1.5-2meter/ 1.6-2.2yds silk ribbon around the waist, approx. 10mm/½" wide in a suitable color.

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CROCHET INFO:
Replace first dc on every row with 3 ch.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2.

DECREASE TIP (applies to neck and armhole):
Dec at beg of row as follows: Work sl sts over no of dc to be dec.
Dec at end of row as follows: When no of dc to be dec remains, turn.
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TUNIC:
Worked back and forth in 2 parts and sewn tog when finished.

FRONT PIECE:
With Cotton Viscose ch 141-160-178-197-216-234 on hook size 3 mm / C . Continue with 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, then 1 sc in each of the next 6-4-8-6-4-8 ch, * skip ch 1, 1 sc in each of the next 6 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire row = 121-137-153-169-185-201 sc.
Continue pattern A.1 as follows: Diagram a over the first 9 sc, diagram b until 8 sc remain, then diagram c over these (= 15-17-19-21-23-25 repetitions in total on row). Repeat the 4 rows in diagram A.1 upwards until piece measures approx. 32 cm / 12½'' – finish after 4th row in diagram. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
Then work diagram A.2 one time vertically. When A.2 has been worked, there are 92-104-116-128-140-152 dc on row. Then work 1 dc in every dc - READ CROCHET INFO.
When piece measures 46-47-48-49-50-51 cm / 18''-18½''-19''-19¼''-19¾''-20'' / 18''-18½''-19''-19¼''-19¾''-20'', dec for armhole in each side on every row as follows – READ DECREASE TIP: 4 dc 1 time, 3 dc 0-0-1-1-2-3 times, 2 dc 0-1-1-3-3-4 times and 1 dc 1-3-4-4-5-4 times in each side = 82-86-90-94-98-102 dc remain on row.
When piece measures 53-54-56-57-59-60 cm / 21"-21 1/4"-22"-22½"-23 1/4"-23½", beg neck dec and finish each shoulder separately.
FIRST SHOULDER: Work dc back and forth over the first 28-30-31-33-34-36 dc in one side – AT THE SAME TIME dec towards the neck on every row: 3 dc 1 time, 2 dc 2 times and 1 dc 2 times = 19-21-22-24-25-27 dc remain on shoulder.
When piece measures 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm / 25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8'', cut the yarn.
OTHER SHOULDER: Work the same way as the first.

BACK PIECE:
Work as front piece up to and with armhole dec = 82-86-90-94-98-102 dc on row. Continue to work until piece measures approx. 62-64-66-68-70-72 cm / 24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''.
Now finish each shoulder separately as follows: Work 1 row with dc over the first 21-23-24-26-27-29 dc, turn, dec the first 2 dc and work the rest of row, cut the thread. Repeat on the other shoulder.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam. Sew side seams edge to edge so that they are less visible.

FLOUNCE AT THE BOTTOM:
Work in the sc row at the bottom of body as follows (beg in one side):
ROUND 1: 1 sc in first sc, * ch 3, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
ROUND 2: ch 2, 1 sc in first ch-space, * ch 4, 1 sc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
ROUND 3: ch 2, 1 sc in first ch-space, * ch 4, 1 sc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
ROUND 4: ch 2, 1 sc in first ch-space, * ch 5, 1 sc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
ROUND 5: ch 2, 1 sc in first ch-space, * ch 5, 1 sc in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
ROUND 6: Work as follows in every ch-space: 2 sc + 1 picot (= ch 3, 1 sc in first ch) + 2 sc. Fasten off.

EDGE AROUND THE ARMHOLES AND NECK:
Beg mid back of neck and mid under armhole.
ROUND 1: 1 sc in first st, * ch 3, skip approx. ½ cm / 1/4'', 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
ROUND 2: Work as follows in every ch-space: 1 sc + 1 picot (= ch 3, 1 sc in first ch) + 1 sc. Fasten off.

SILK RIBBON: Thread a silk ribbon in the eyelet row at the top below the yoke – beg and end in the left side at the front and make a small bow.


BUTTERFLY - for decoration:

WINGS: Ch 15 on hook size 3 mm / C. Work all rows from RS.
ROW 1: Work 3 dtr in 6th ch from hook, ch 1, 1 dc in next ch, ch 2 (on 2nd row beg working here), 2 dtr in next ch, 1 dtr in next ch, ch 3, 1 sl st in next ch, ch 3 (on 3rd row beg working here), 1 dtr in next ch, 2 dtr in next ch, ch 1, 1 dc in next ch, ch 2, 3 dtr in next ch, ch 5, 1 sl st in last ch. Fasten off.
ROW 2: Start by working 1 sl st in the second of the 2 ch from previous row (see 1st row), ch 1, in next dtr work as follows: 1 hdc and 1 dc, in next dtr work as follows: 1 dc (on 4th row beg working here), ch 1, 1 tr and 1 dc, in next dtr work as follows: 1 dc and 1 hdc, ch 1, 1 sl st in the 1st of the 3 ch from previous row. Fasten off.
ROW 3: Start by working 1 sl st in the third of the 3 ch from 1st row (see 1st row), ch 1, in next dtr work as follows: 1 hdc and 1 dc, in next dtr work as follows: 1 dc (on 5th row beg working here), 1 tr, ch 1, 1 dc, in next dtr work as follows: 1 dc and 1 hdc, ch 1, 1 sl st in 1 ch from 1st row. Fasten off.
ROW 4: Start by working 1 sl st in dc from 2nd row (see 2nd row), ch 1, in next tr work as follows: 1 sc, 1 ch and 1 sc, ch 1, 1 sl st in next dc. Fasten off.
ROW 5: Start by working 1 sl st in dc from 3rd row (see 3rd row), ch 1, in next tr work as follows: 1 sc, 1 ch and 1 sc, ch 1, 1 sl st in next dc. Fasten off.

BODY:
Work as follows with double yarn: ch 6, 2 sc in the 2nd ch from hook (= head). Fasten off.Sew the body on to the wings with the head up between the big wings.
Finish by working a row of sl sts along the edge of the big wings.
Sew the butterfly to the left side of yoke.

Diagram

1 ch
1 sc
1 dc


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