DROPS / 99 / 9

Galapagos by DROPS Design

DROPS shrug crochet with “Silke-Alpaca”.

Tags: boleros,

Size: S – M – L – XL - XXL
Finished bust measure below.

Materials:DROPS Silke-Alpaca from Garnstudio
300-300-350-400-450 g color no. 0100, off white
100-150-150-150-150 g color no. 1340, light beige
100-100-150-150-150 g color no. 4010, pearl gray

DROPS crochet hook size 5 mm [US H/8] or the size needed to obtain the correct crochet gauge.

Crochet gauge: 14 dc x 9 rows using hook size 5 mm [H/8] and Silke-Alpaca = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

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Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - 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.
Crochet info: Substitute the first dc beg of round with 3 ch and finish each dc round with a dc in the 3rd ch from previous round. Substitute the first sc at beg of round with 1 ch and finish each sc round with 1 sl st in the first sc.

Stripes: Change colors according to chart M.1 and M.2. The diagrams are seen from the RS.
English Translations for the wording in the diagrams are given at the bottom of this pattern, and they are given in the vertical order in which they appear in the diagram.

Increasing tip: For increases crochet 2 dc in the last but 1 dc.
Bind off tip: Bind off as follows at beg of round: Crochet sl st over the number of sts to be bound off.
Bind off as follows at the end of round: Turn when the number of sts are equal the number of sts to be bound off.

Shrug: Crochet loosely 127-132-140-146-154 ch (includes of 3 ch to turn with) with hook size 5 mm [H/8] in off white. Now crochet as follows: 1 dc in the 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each of the following 2 ch, *skip a ch, 1 dc in each of the following 3 ch*, repeat from *-*, for size S finish with a dc in the last ch. For size M and L finish with 1 dc in each of the last 2 ch = 95-99-105-109-115 dc. Now crochet 1 dc in each dc – read crochet info. At the same time crochet stripes according to M.1 – see chart. When the piece measures 7-7-6-6-5 cm [2 ¾”-2 ¾”-2 3/8”-2 3/8”-2”] dec 1 dc each side on every row a total of 11 times – read bind off tip = 73-77-83-87-93 dc. Crochet M.1 a total of 3 times vertically. Continue to crochet 1 row with off white. Then crochet according to M.2 – see explanation above. At the same time when the piece measures 35-35-36-36-37 cm [13 ¾”-13 ¾”-14 ¼”-14 ¼”-14½”] inc 1 dc each side on every row a total of 11 times – read increasing tip = 95-99-105-109-115 dc. Crochet M.2 a total of 3 times vertically. Cut and sew the thread – the piece measures approx. 54 cm [21 ¼”]

Assembly: Fold the piece double along the long side and sew the outer most 7-7-6-6-5 cm [2 ¾”-2 ¾”-2 3/8”-2 3/8”-2”] tog. each side – opening left is the armhole. Now crochet approx. 50 – 65 sc around the arm hole – read crochet info. Crochet a total of 6 rows of sc. Repeat for the other armhole. Crochet approx. 190 to 230 sc around the edge of the shrug. Crochet 1 sc in each sc until the edge measures 1-2-3-4-5 cm [3/8”-3/4”-1 1/8”-1½”-2”]. Cut and sew the thread.



All measurements in charts are in cm.

= off white
= light beige
= pearl gray

Angel 08.08.2013 - 18:55:

Je pense qu'il y a une erreur au niveau des diminutions. Je pense qu'elles doivent se faire sur chaque rang 11 fois et non tous les deux rangs.

DROPS Design 09.08.2013 kl. 09:24:

Bonjour Angel, c'est exact, les diminutions et les augmentations plus tard se font tous les rangs et non tous les 2 rangs, la correction a été faite, merci. Bon crochet!

Dimitra 02.03.2013 - 15:47:

Please help me with this instraction dec 1 dc each side on every row a total of 11 times what i have to do? i have to make 1 slst in the beg and skip 1dc at the end for 11 rows? also i need help with the Increasing tip: For increases crochet 2 dc in the last but 1 dc. what does this means?

DROPS Design 04.03.2013 kl. 08:58:

Dear Dimitra, you are correct for the dec. For inc, you have to crochet 2 dc in the 2nd dc of the row each side : 2nd st of the row and 2nd to last st. Happy crocheting!

Amanda 18.07.2011 - 06:50:

The wording on the size chart has not been translated. Do the measurements refer to bust size?

DROPS Design 18.07.2011 kl. 20:11:

Hi Amanda, Yes, the measures in cm refers to the bust size.

Janneke 02.04.2009 - 16:02:

"Meerder tegelijkertijd bij een hoogte van 35-35-36-36-37 cm aan weerskanten 11 x 1 stk in elke 2e toer – lees de tips voor het meerderen = 95-99-105-109-115 stk. " Moet dat niet elke toer zijn ipv elke 2e toer? De schematische tekening is symetrisch, bovendien kom je uit op veel meer toeren en dus lengte dan 54 cm. GRaag jullie reacties.

DROPS Design NL 03.04.2009 kl. 09:28:

Hoi Janneke. Ik heb net het originele patroon doorgelezen en je hebt gelijk. Het moet inderdaad elke toer zijn. Ik heb het patroon gewijzigd. Excuses en veel haakplezier verder. Gr. Tine

Verani 18.11.2007 - 12:59:

Dear Ms.Jeanette Matzau First i really like bolero DROPS number 99-9, but my english is not good. Sometimes i don't understand what that mean. I can not make decrease and increase. If you can give me the pattern diagram symbols for Drops 99-9, i will be glad for that. Thankfull for your help and attention. Best Regards verani

Susanne Schmidt 31.01.2007 - 16:10:

Den er bare flot. Ærgerligt der ikke er opskrift på den . Skønt den er hæklet.

Mona C. Larsen 25.01.2007 - 16:12:

Enkel og pæn - mon den kan laves med 3/4 ærmer?!

Beate 03.01.2007 - 20:17:

origenell gefertigtes Sommerjäckchen

Pia 11.12.2006 - 17:26:

Härlig kofta/bolero som kan användas svala sommarkvällar istället för en schal. Mycket behändigt!

jannicke 09.12.2006 - 18:52:

Enderlig en som er heklet.kjempe flott.

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