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Crochet DROPS shawl in ”Alpaca”.

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DROPS 150-9

DROPS design: Pattern no z-655
Yarn group A
Width at the top: 141 cm / 55½''
Length in the middle: 58 cm / 22 3/4''

DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
200 g color no 8903, black

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm / G/6 – or size needed to get 20 dc x 12 rows with 1 strand = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - 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.
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. Diagram A.2 shows a enlarged square of A.1.
The first 2 rows are explained below:
ROW 1: 12 ch. Work 1 dc in the 10th and 11th ch from hook, in the 12th ch from hook work 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dtr.
ROW 2: 9 ch, 2 dc in 1st ch-space below, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 dc in ch-space below, ch 2, 1 dtr in ch-space on previous row.

MEASURING TIP: Because of the weight of the yarn, all measurements should be done when the shawl is held up.

Worked from the tip and up. Use 1 strand Alpaca on hook size 4 mm / G/6. Work PATTERN according to diagram A.1/A.2, see explanation above. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
Continue inc in the sides and work according to diagram A.1.
When piece measures approx. 56 cm / 22'' in the middle, continue with 1 dc in every st below until finished measurements while AT THE SAME TIME continuing inc in each side = approx. 283 dc on last row.
Fasten off when piece measures approx. 58 cm / 22 3/4'' vertically and approx. 141 cm / 55½'' in width at the top.


dc in st
dtr in ch-space
dc in ch
sc in ch-space
sc in dc
begin here
7 ch-space

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