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DROPS 98-2 by DROPS Design

DROPS Neck warmer in Puddel with flower in Eskimo

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Size: one-size
Materials: Puddel
100 g colour no 01, off-white
and use Eskimo
50 g colour no 01, off-white

Drops circular needle size 7 mm or size needed to obtain the correct tension.
Drops crochet hook size 6 mm (for flower attachment)
1 small safety pin for flower

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Knitting Tension: 10 sts x 14 rows on needles size 7 mm in stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm.

Neck warmer: Knitted round from bottom up. Fold the circular needle size 7 mm double and cast on 90 sts using both ends (to make sure the edge becomes elastic) with Puddel. Remove 1 end/needle and knit round as follows: Purl 1 round, knit 1 round and insert 5 marking threads in piece with 18 sts between each thread. Continue in stocking sts, at the same time dec 1 st to the left of all marking threads on every other round a total of 7 times = 55 sts – dec by K2 tog. When piece measures 18 cm cast off loosely – to ensure the edge becomes elastic, make a yo after every 5th st whilst casting off and cast off yo’s as sts.

Crochet borders: Crochet a round of ch-loops along the lower edge of neck warmer on crochet hook size 6 mm with Puddel as follows: 1 dc in the first st, *8 ch, skip approx 5 cm, 1 dc in next st*, repeat from *-* and finish with 8 ch and 1 sl st in the first dc from beg of round. Crochet a round of ch-loops along the upper edge as follows: 1 dc in the first st, *4 ch, skip approx 2 cm, 1 dc in next st*, repeat from *-* and finish with 4 ch and 1 edge st in the first dc from beg of round.
Flower: Crochet 4 ch on crochet hook size 6 mm with Eskimo and form a ring with a sl st.
1st round: 1 dc in ring, *3 ch, 1 dc in ring*, repeat from *-* a total of 2 times and finish with 3 ch and a sl st in the first dc from beg of round = 3 ch-loops.
2nd round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 sl st, 5 tr and 1 sl st. Turn the piece and crochet next round from the back.
3rd round: 1 ch, 1 dc in dc from previous round, *3 ch, 1 dc at the bottom of the third tr from 2nd round (i.e. in the middle of the flower’s lower edge), 3 ch, 1 dc in next dc from previous round*, repeat from *-* until you have 5 ch-loops on round and finish with 3 ch and a sl st in the first ch from beg of round = 6 ch-loops. Turn the piece and crochet next round from the front.
4th round: 1 ch and crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 sl st, 3 tr and 1 sl st. Finish with 1 sl st in the first ch from beg of round.
Cut the thread. Sew on a small safety pin and attach to neck warmer.



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