DROPS / 99 / 30

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DROPS crochet blanket in double thread “Alpaca”

Size: approx 110 x 160 cm
Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
350 g colour no 618, dark beige
150 g colour no 4050, lilac
100 g colour no 6360, blue mix
100 g colour no 8105, lavender
100 g colour no 4434, purple mix
100 g colour no 6347, blue/purple
100 g colour no 100, off-white

Drops crochet hook size 6 mm, or size need to obtain the correct tension.

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Crochet tension: 1 hexagon should measure 19 cm from corner to corner.
Trible tr: Make 3 yo, put hook through st and pull thread through (= 5 st on hook), *yo, pull through 2 sts*, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times (= 1 st on hook).

BLANKET:
Crochet diamond: The hexagon is crochet with 2 threads Alpaca in the same colour (double thread), with the last round in dark beige. Crochet 4 ch on crochet hook size 6 mm and form a ring with a sl st.
Round 1: 6 dc in ring
Round 2: in each dc crochet 5 trible tr, and crochet these tog at the top as follows (replace first trible tr with 5 ch): *crochet 1 trible tr but wait with the last pull-through*, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times = 6 sts on hook, make a yo and pull hook through all 6 sts. Crochet 7 ch between each trible tr-group and finish round with 1 sl st in the first trible tr-group.
Round 3: *7 ch, 1 dc in ch-loop from previous row, 7 ch, 1 dc at the top of trible tr-group from previous row*, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times = 12 ch-loops.
Round 4: 3 ch, 1 dc in first ch-loop, *6 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop*, repeat from *-* and finish round with 6 ch and a sl st in first dc = 12 ch-loops.
Round 5: 3 ch *5 tr in ch-loop, 5 tr in next ch-loop, 1 tr in dc, 3 ch, 1 tr in the same dc*, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times and finish round with 5 tr in next ch-loop, 5 tr in next ch-loop, 1 tr in dc, 3 ch, 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
Round 6: Crochet in dark beige around all hexagons! 1 dc in each tr; in each corner crochet as follows: 1 ch, 1 dc in ch-loop and 1 ch. Cut the thread.

Crochet 60 hexagons in total.
Crochet in the following colours (see Fig 1):

No 1: 9 hexagons in blue mix no 6360
No 2: 9 hexagons in blue/purple no 6347
No 3: 8 hexagons in lavender no 8105
No 4: 8 hexagons in off-white no 100
No 5: 10 hexagons in lilac no 4050
No 6: 9 hexagons in purple mix no 4434
No 7: 7 hexagons in dark beige no 618

Assembly: See Fig 1 on how to place the hexagons. Sew the hexagons tog. with dark beige with 1 st in each st.
Crochet border: Crochet a border round the whole blanket with double thread beige as follows:
*3 ch, 1 tr in the first ch (= 1 picot), skip 2 sts, 1 dc in next st*, repeat from *-*.


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