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Raspberry by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS shawl with dropped sts in ”Merino Extra Fine”.

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DROPS 147-13

DROPS design: Pattern no me-061
Yarn group B
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Measurements: approx. 48 cm / 19'' in the middle vertically

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
Color no 17, cerise: 150 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') SIZE 7 mm/US 10.75 – or size needed to get 16 sts in garter st = width 10 cm / 4''.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. 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.
GARTER ST:
K back and forth on row. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1. Diagram shows all rows in 1 pattern repetition seen from RS.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next row K YO twisted.
NOTE! All inc are done on rows which are only worked in garter st, i.e. do not inc on rows with dropped sts. Inc 1 st in each side of shawl inside 1 edge st on EVERY ROW in garter st, and 1 st on each side of the middle 3 sts on EVERY OTHER row in garter st.
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SHAWL:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 11 sts on circular needle size 7 mm / US 10.75 with Merino Extra Fine. Work as follows:
Row 1 (= RS): K 1, 1 YO, K 3, 1 YO, insert 1 marker, K 3, insert 1 marker, 1 YO, K 3, 1 YO and K 1 = 15 sts (4 inc sts). Move the markers upwards when working.
Row 2 (= WS): K 1, 1 YO, K until 1 st remains, 1 YO and K 1 = 17 sts (2 inc sts).
Row 3: K 1, 1 YO, K until 1st marker, 1 YO, K 3 (= middle st), 1 YO, (2nd marker), K until 1 st remains, 1 YO and K 1 = 21 sts (4 inc sts).
Row 4: K 1, 1 YO, K until 1 st remains, 1 YO and K 1 = 23 sts (2 inc sts).
Then work diagram A.1 - beg with 5th row in pattern - AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st in each side of shawl and 1 st on each side of the middle 3 sts - READ INCREASE TIP!
Continue with diagram A.1 and inc until piece measures approx. 46 cm / 18'' mid vertically (finish with 8th row in pattern), then work 4 ridges - AT THE SAME TIME inc as before. Then bind off with YO (to avoid a tight edge) as follows: * bind off 2 sts, make 1 YO, bind off YO *, repeat from *-* the entire row.

Diagram

K from RS
K from WS
1 YO between 2 sts, on next row slip YO off the needle
1 double YO between 2 sts, on next row slip both YOs off the needle

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