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Fruit Punch by DROPS Design

Felted DROPS bag with cables and garter st pattern in ”Eskimo”.

DROPS 150-35

DROPS design: Pattern no ee-478
Yarn group E
Measurements before felting: approx. 48 cm / 19’’ wide x 63 cm / 24 3/4'' high.
Measurements after felting: approx. 32 cm / 12½”’’ wide x 42 cm / 16½'' high.

DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
600 g color no 26, hot pink

DROPS CIRCULAR Needle size 9 mm / US 13 (80 cm / 32'') – or size needed to get 10 sts x 14 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’ (= 15 sts x 21 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4” after felting).

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = K 2 rows.

* P 3 rounds, K 3 rounds *, repeat from *-*.

See diagrams A.1 and A.2. Diagrams show all rows in pattern from RS.

Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 104 sts on circular needle size 9 mm / US 13 with Eskimo. Work as follows: * P 2, A.1 (= 8 sts), P 2, 14 sts GARTER ST PATTERN – see explanation above, P 2, A.2 (= 8 sts), P 2, 14 sts garter st pattern *, repeat from *-* one more time. Continue like this until piece measures 63 cm / 24 3/4''.
Now work straps as follows: Work the first 12 sts on needle, bind off the next 40 sts, slip the next 12 sts on a stitch holder (work them first), bind off the next 40 sts.
Work back and forth over the 12 sts on needle as follows: 2 sts in GARTER ST – see explanation above, continue with A.1, 2 sts in garter st.
Continue until strap measures 90 cm / 35½”. Bind off. Slip the next 12 sts on stitch holder back on circular needle size 9 mm / US 13, work as the other strap.
Fasten the two straps in each side (over the cable on the same side). Sew tog bag at the bottom.

Place the bag in the washing machine with a detergent without enzymes and optical bleach. Wash warm at 104F with normal spin but no pre-wash. After wash shape the bag to the right size while still wet and leave to dry flat. At subsequent wash, wash at regular wool program.


slip 4 sts on cable needle behind piece, K 4, K 4 from cable needle
slip 4 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 4, K 4 from cable needle

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