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Crochet DROPS blanket with squares in ”Paris”.

DROPS design: Pattern no w-558
Yarn group C or A + A
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Measurements: A square measures 11 x 11 cm / 4½" x 4½'', blanket measures approx. 88 x 121 cm / 34½'' x 47".
Materials:
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
350 g color no 16, white
100 g color no 21, light mint green
100 g color no 35, vanilla
100 g color no 20, light pink
100 g color no 30, gray blue
100 g color no 100, light wash
100 g color no 02, light turquoise
100 g color no 38, raspberry
100 g color no 45, dusty orange

DROPS CROCHET Hook size 5 mm / H/8 – or size needed to get 14 dc x 8.5 rows = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

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pattern type: blankets, pattern/technique: lace, shape: square,

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SQUARES:
SQUARE 1 = light mint green, color no 21.
SQUARE 2 = vanilla, color no 35.
SQUARE 3 = light pink, color no 20.
SQUARE 4 = gray blue, color no 30.
SQUARE 5 = light wash, color no 100.
SQUARE 6 = light turquoise, color no 02.
SQUARE 7 = raspberry, color no 38.
SQUARE 8 = dusty orange, color no 45.
Work 11 squares with every color = 88 squares in total.

CROCHET INFO:
Beg every round with dc with 3 ch (replace first dc) and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch on round. Beg every round with sc with 1 ch (replace first sc) and finish with a sl st in first ch on round.

COLOR CHANGE:
To get a nice transition between the color changes, work last sl st on round with the new color as follows: Insert hook in 3rd ch from beg of round, get the new yarn, make a YO with the new color and pull it through st on hook.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1-A.2. Diagram A.1 is repeated 4 times in total on round.
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BLANKET:
Blanket consists of 8 colors - READ SQUARES - and white.

SQUARE:
Work 7 ch on hook size 5 mm / H/8 with Paris and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: See diagram A.1. Work 3 ch - READ CROCHET INFO, * 3 dc in ch-ring, 4 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times = 12 dc. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
ROUND 2: Work * 1 dc in each of the first 3 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total = 28 dc.
ROUND 3: Work * 1 dc in each of the first 5 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total = 44 dc.
ROUND 4: Switch to white - READ COLOR CHANGE! Work * 1 sc in each of the first 7 dc, 2 sc in ch-space, ch 3, 2 sc in same ch-space, 1 sc in each of the next 4 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total = 60 sc. Fasten all strands.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew blanket tog with 8 squares in height and 11 squares in length. Sew one and one strip tog with white in outer loops of edge sts alongside, then sew tog all strips in width.

CROCHET EDGE:
Work an edge around the blanket on hook size 5 mm / H/8 with white as follows: 1 sc in every sc, 3 sc in every ch-space, in each corner work 2 sc in ch-space, ch 3, 2 sc in same ch-space, finish with 1 sl st in first ch. Fasten off.

Diagram

= ch
= sc in dc
= sc in ch-space
= sl st
= dc in dc
= dc in ch-space


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