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Lake Erie by DROPS Design

DROPS shoulder piece with crochet edges in ”Silke-Alpaca”. Sizes S - XXL

Size: S/M – L – XL/XXL

Materials: DROPS Silke-Alpaca from Garnstudio
350-400-500 g color no 6208, light gray-blue

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

Crochet gauge: 3 rounds in crochet square = 6 cm [2 3/8’’].
After 5 rounds the crochet square measures approx 18 cm [7’’] across

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

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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 first tr on round with ch 4.
Substitute first sc on round with 1 ch.
Finish round with 1 sl st in beginning of round.

Size S/M crochet to 8th round, inclusive, For Size L to 9th round, inclusive and for size XL/XXL to 10th round, inclusive.

Crochet rounds: Crochet 4 ch create a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
1st round: Crochet 8 sc around ring – read Crochet info.
2nd round: Crochet 3 tr in each sc = 24 tr.
3rd round: Crochet 1 tr, *3 ch, skip 1 tr, 1 tr in next tr*, repeat from*-* and finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in beginning of round = 12 tr.
4th round: Crochet 3 tr in first tr, *3 ch, skip 3 ch, 3 tr in next tr*, repeat from*-* and finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in beginning of round = 36 tr.
5th round: Crochet 1 tr in each tr and 3 tr in each ch loop = 72 tr. Square now measures 18 cm [7’’] in diameter.
6th round: Crochet 1 tr in first tr, *3 ch, skip 1 tr, 1 tr in next tr*, repeat from*-* and finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in beginning of round = 36 tr.
7th round: *1 tr and 3 ch in each of 8 first tr, 1 tr in next tr, 3 ch, 1 tr in same tr, (= corner), 3 ch *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total and finish with 1 sl st in beginning of round = 40 tr.
8th round: *1 tr in each of 8 first tr and each of 8 first ch loops, 2 tr in next tr, 3 tr in ch loop, 2 tr in next tr (= corner), 1 tr in next ch loop*, repeat from *-* 4 times in total and finish with 1 sl st in beginning of round = 96 tr. Size S/M finish here – round measures approx 31 cm [12 1/4’’] in diameter.
9th round: Crochet 1 tr in each tr. Crochet as follows in the 7 tr at the corners: 2 tr in each of 3 first tr, 3 tr in next tr, 2 tr in each of 3 next tr = 128 tr.
Size L finish here – square measures approx 35 cm [13 3/4’’] across.
10th round: Crochet 1 tr in each tr. Crochet as follows in the 15 tr at the corners: 2 tr in each of 7 first tr, 3 tr in next tr, 2 tr in each of 7 next tr = 192 tr.
Size XL/XXL finish here – square measures approx 39 cm [15 1/4’’] across.
Crochet 3 squares more.

Picot edge: Crochet picot edge on 2 of the squares along 2 sides – on the other 2 squares crochet picot edge along 1 side - see Measurement chart.
Crochet as follows (begin mid corner): 1 sc around first tr, *1 picot (= 3 ch,1 sl st in 3rd ch from crochet hook), skip 1 tr, 1 sc around next tr*, repeat from *-* 12-15-21 times in total = 12-15-21 picots.
Turn piece and crochet back as follows: Crochet sl st until 2nd ch on last picot, *6 ch, 1 sc around 2nd ch on next picot*, repeat from *-*. Cut and sew thread.

Crocheting together: Place squares on top of each other and crochet tog – see Measuring chart.
Crochet in ch loop from picot edge as follows:
1 sc in first ch loop on the one square, 2 ch, 1 sc in first ch loop on second square, *3 ch, 1 sc in next ch loop on the one square, 2 ch, 1 sc in next ch loop on second square* repeat from*-* until panels are crochet tog on side.

Crochet edge: Crochet an edge round entire shoulder piece with crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] as follows:
1st round: Crochet 1 tr in first tr, *2 ch, skip 3 tr, 1 tr in next tr*, repeat from*-* and finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in beginning of round.
2nd round: 2 tr in first tr, *4 ch, 2 tr in same tr, 1 ch, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* and finish with 4 ch, 2 tr in same tr, 1 ch and 1 sl st in first tr.
Fold shoulder piece double and sew 1 st on each side to keep tog.

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