DROPS / 89 / 6

Little Sophie by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS poncho in "Paris" with flower mid front in "Safran"

DROPS design: Pattern no W-011-bn

Size: 5/7 - 8/10 - 12/14 years
In cm: 110/122 - 128/140 - 152/164
Length mid front: approx. 44 - 52 - 62 cm
Materials: DROPS Paris from Garnstudio
100-150-150 g colour no 27, peach
100-100-150 g colour no 26, dark beige
100-100-100 g colour no 01, apricot
50-100-100 g colour no 06, shocking pink
50-50-100 g colour no 33, medium pink
50-50-50 g colour no 20, light pink

DROPS Crochet hook size 5 mm.

Crochet tension: Remember hook size is only a guide
4 tr-groups in width and 7 rows vertically on hook size 5 mm = approx. 10 x 10 cm.

NOTE: Because of different crochet techniques the crochet tension can vary from person to person, therefore use a higher or lower hook size to get this tension.

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Stripe pattern: See diagram M.1 - 1 row in diagram = 1 round.

Crochet info (applies to tip mid front and mid back): Inc tr-group = 3 tr, 1 ch, 3 tr in same ch-space.

Crochet tip: At every colour change fasten yarn ends while working next round, to avoid many yarn ends when finished.

Poncho: The piece is worked in the round from neck down. Read CROCHET TIP!
Crochet 88-98-108 ch on hook size 5 mm with shocking pink (ch-row should measure approx. 54-57-61 cm) and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
Round 1: Work 1 dc in every dc on round and finish with 1 sl st in first dc at beg of round = 88-98-108 dc.
Then work as explained below while at the same time working stripes according to M.1 - beg at the bottom of diagram.
Round 2: Beg in one side (= shoulder) as follows: 3 ch (= 1 tr), 1 tr in each of the next 2 dc, 1 ch, skip 2 dc, * 1 tr in each of the next 3 dc, 1 ch, skip 2 dc *, repeat from *-* 3-3-4 times in total (= 4-4-5 tr-groups), in next dc work 3 tr, 1 ch (= tip mid front), in next dc work 3 tr, 1 ch, skip 2 dc, * 1 tr in each of the next 3 dc, 1 ch, skip 2 dc *, repeat from *-* 8-9-10 times in total, in next dc work 3 tr, 1 ch (= tip mid back), in next dc work 3 tr, 1 ch, skip 2 dc, * 1 tr in each of the next 3 dc, 1 ch, skip 2 dc *, repeat from *-* 4-5-5 times in total and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round = 8-9-10 tr-groups between each tip. Finish with 1 sl st in each of the first 2 tr and 1 sl st in first ch-space.
Round 3: Read crochet info! 3 ch, 2 tr in same ch-space, 1 ch, * 3 tr in next ch-space, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* 3-3-4 times in total, work one inc tr-group in ch-space in the tip mid front, 1 ch, * 3 tr in next ch-space, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* 9-10-11 times in total, work one inc tr-group in ch-space in the tip mid back, 1 ch, * 3 tr in next ch-space, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* 5-6-6 times in total and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round = 9-10-11 tr-groups between every tip.
From round 4 until finished measurements: Continue to work as explained above while at the same time working 1 inc tr-group in each tip on every round (i.e. there is 1 tr-group more between each tip for every round).
When piece measures approx. 32-37-44 cm from neck and down along shoulder (= approx. 22-26-31 rounds) - or to desired length - fasten off. Piece measures approx. 44-52-62 cm from neck and down mid front.
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Flower:

Materials: DROPS Safran from Garnstudio
Some left-over yarn colour no 02, medium pink

DROPS Crochet hook size 3 mm.

Work 4 ch on hook size 3 mm with Safran and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
Round 1: 6 dc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.
Round 2: 1 dc in first dc, * 3 ch, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* 5 times in total and finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in first dc at beg of round = 6 ch-spaces.
Round 3: 1 ch, continue to crochet as follows in every ch-loop: 1 dc, 1 ch, 3 tr, 1 ch and 1 dc, finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.
Round 4: Turn piece, * work 1 dc in dc from 2nd round (work on the back of the flower leaves around sts from previous round, tighten yarn), 5 ch *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total and finish with 1 sl st in first dc at beg of round.
Round 5: 1 ch, continue to crochet as follows in every ch-loop: 1 dc, 1 ch, 5 tr, 1 ch and 1 dc, finish with 1 sl st in first ch at beg of round.
Round 6: Turn piece, * work 1 dc in dc from 2nd round (work on the back of the 2 flower leaves around sts from previous round, tighten yarn), 7 ch *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total and finish with 1 sl st in first dc at beg of round.
Round 7: 1 ch, continue to work as follows in every ch-space: 1 dc, 1 ch, 1 tr, 5 dtr, 1 tr, 1 ch and 1 dc, finish with 1 sl st in first dc at beg of round.

Fasten off - sew some sequins on the flower. Fasten the flower mid front in neck on poncho (or use a safety pin).

Diagram

= no 06, shocking pink
= no 1, apricot
= no 27, peach
= no 26, beige
= no 20, light pink
= no 33, pink

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