DROPS Extra / 0-500

DROPS Extra 0-500 by DROPS Design

Crocheted DROPS Easter egg and DROPS Easter basket in ”Muskat” and ”Glitter”.

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EGG:
Materials: DROPS Muskat from Garnstudio
50 g colour no. 30, vanilla
50 g colour no. 02, light blue
50 g colour no. 53, apple green
50 g colour no. 04, lilac
50 g colour no. 61, beige
50 g colour no. 05, light purple
and use: DROPS Glitter
2 spools nr 01, gold

DROPS Crochet hook size 3 mm [US C] – or the size needed to obtain 22 dc [US sc] x 24 rounds with 1 thread Muskat and 2 threads Glitter = 10 x 10 cm / 4” x 4”.

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pattern type: baskets, theme: decoration, easter, kitchen,

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Pattern in US english

Fastening tip: At every colour change include thread ends when working next row. This way you don’t have to fasten any thread ends afterwards.

Crochet 2 dc tog to 1 dc:
Crochet 1 dc, but wait with last ‘pull through’ (= 2 sts on hook), then crochet next dc, but when making the last ‘pull through’, pull the yarn through all sts on hook - 1 dc has now been dec.

Easter egg: Crochet in the round in stripes and colour combinations of your own choice. Read fastening tip and UK/US!
Crochet 3 ch with 1 thread Muskat and 2 threads Glitter. Form a ring with 1 sl st in the 1st ch.
Now continue as follows:
1st round: 1 ch, 6 dc [US sc] in ring, 1 sl st in ch from beg of round.
2nd round: 1 ch, 2 dc in each dc, 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 12 dc.
3rd round: 1 ch, * 1 dc in 1st dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat *-* and finish with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 18 dc.
4th round: 1 ch, * 1 dc in each of the first 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat *-* and finish with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 24 dc.
5th round: 1 ch, * 1 dc in each of the first 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat *-* and finish with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 30 dc.
6th-11th round: 1 ch, 1 dc in each dc, 1 sl st in ch from beg of round.
12th round: 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the first 3 dc, * 2 dc tog – see explanation above -, 1 dc in each of the next 6 dc *, repeat *-* 3 times and finish with 1 dc in each of the last 3 dc and 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 27 dc.
13th round: 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the first 3 dc, * 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc, 2 dc tog, *, repeat *-* 3 times and finish with 1 dc in each of the last 3 dc and 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 24 dc.
14th round: 1 ch, * 2 dc tog, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc *, repeat *-* 4 times and finish with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 20 dc.
15th round: 1 ch, *1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 dc tog *, repeat *-* 4 times and finish with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 16 dc.
Note! Now fill egg with wadding, cotton wool or similar.
16th round: Crochet all dc tog 2 by 2 = 8 dc.
17th round: Crochet all dc tog 2 by 2 = 4 dc.
18th round: Crochet 1 dc across opening through both layers.
Now crochet loop.

Loop: Continue with the same thread and crochet approx 30 ch. Crochet 1 sl st across opening through both layers. Cut and fasten the thread.
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BASKET:
Materials: DROPS Muskat from Garnstudio
50 g colour no. 30, vanilla
50 g colour no. 02, light blue
50 g colour no. 53, apple green
50 g colour no. 04, lilac
50 g colour no. 61, beige
50 g colour no. 05, light purple
and use: DROPS Glitter from Garnstudio
2 spools nr 01, gold

DROPS Crochet hook size 3 mm [US C] – or the size needed to obtain 22 dc [US sc] x 24 rounds with 1 thread Muskat and 2 threads Glitter = 10 x 10 cm [4” x 4”].

UK/US: This pattern is in British English.
There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. UK dc = US sc.

Fastening tip: At every colour change include thread ends when working next row. This way you don’t have to fasten any thread ends afterwards.

Crochet tip: Replace first dc on round with 1 ch. Finish each round with 1 sl st in first dc.

Easter Basket: Crochet in the round with stripes and colour combinations of your own choice. Read fastening tip and UK/US!
1st round: Crochet 2 ch with 1 thread Muskat + 2 threads Glitter and hook size 3 mm [US C]. Crochet 7 dc [US sc] in 1st ch, finish with 1 sl st in 1st dc = 8 dc.
Now crochet in the round as follows:
2nd round: Read crochet tip! Crochet 2 dc in each dc = 16 dc. Check your crochet tension/gauge!
3rd round: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat *-* = 24 dc.
4th round: 1 dc in each dc = 24 dc.
5th round: * 1 dc in the first 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat *-* = 32 dc.
6th round: 1 dc in each dc = 32 dc.
7th round: * 1 dc in the first 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat *-* = 40 dc.
Now continue inc 8 sts like this on every row with 1 additional dc between each inc until there are a total of 12 rounds = 80 dc.
Now crochet next 2 rounds as follows:
1st round: * 1 ch, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat *-*.
2nd round: * 1 dc in ch, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat *-*.
Now continue with 1 dc in each dc until piece measures 6 cm [2½”] from dc/ch round.
Crochet one last round with * 1 ch, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc * repeat *-*.
Cut and fasten the thread.

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