DROPS Baby / 16 / 18

Baby Bloom by DROPS Design

Crochet baby blanket in DROPS Muskat Soft

Measurements: approx 68 x 86 cm

Materials: DROPS MUSKAT SOFT from Garnstudio
500 g colour no 01, pink mix or no 03, blue mix

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm – or size needed to get 1 diamond = approx 16 x 16 cm.

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pattern type: baby blankets, pattern/technique: lace, shape: square, theme: floral,

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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.
1 DTR GROUP:
Crochet 1 dtr but wait with the last pull-through = 2 loops on hook,
crochet 1 dtr but wait with the last pull-through = 3 loops on hook,
crochet 1 dtr but wait with the last pull-through = 4 loops on hook,
1 YO and now pull thread through all 4 loops on hook.

DIAMOND:
Crochet 5 ch with crochet hook size 5 mm and Muskat Soft and form a ring with 1 sl st in the first ch.

ROUND 1: 8 dc in ring, finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.

ROUND 2: 4 ch, * 1 dc in next dc, 3 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times, finish with 1 sl st in second ch from beg of round (= 8 ch-loops).

ROUND 3: Crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 4 tr, 1 dc, finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round (= 8 leafs).

ROUND 4: Fold leafs towards yourself and crochet from the back as follows: 1 dc round first dc from round 2, 8 ch (= 1 tr + 5 ch), * 1 tr round next dc from round 2, 5 ch *, repeat from *-* and finish round with 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round (= 8 ch-loops).

ROUND 5: Crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 6 tr, 1 dc, finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round (= 8 leafs).

ROUND 6: Fold leafs towards yourself and crochet from the back as follows: 1 dc round first tr from round 4, 10 ch (= 1 tr + 7 ch), * 1 tr round next tr from round 4, 7 ch *, repeat from *-* and finish round with 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round (= 8 ch-loops).

ROUND 7: Crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 8 tr, 1 dc, finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.

ROUND 8: 3 ch, 1 dc in fourth tr on the first leaf, 3 ch, 1 dtr but wait with the last pull-through, 1 dtr but wait with the last pull-through, 1 YO, pull thread through all 3 loops on hook, 5 ch, 1 dtr-group – SEE ABOVE – in next tr on the same leaf, * 3 ch, 1 tr in last tr same leaf, 3 ch, 1 dc in 3rd tr on next leaf, 3 ch, 1 dc in 6th tr on the same leaf, 3 ch, i tr in 1st tr on next leaf, 3 ch, 1 dtr-group in fourth tr on the same leaf, 5 ch, 1 dtr-group in fifth tr on the same leaf *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 ch, 1 tr in the last tr on the same leaf, 3 ch, 1 dc in third tr on next leaf, 3 ch, 1 dc in sixth tr on the same leaf, 3 ch, 1 tr in first tr on the next leaf – also crochet this round the 3 ch from beg of round, 3 ch, 1 sl st at the top of the first dtr-group.

ROUND 9: 1 ch, 1 dc in first ch-loop with 5 ch, 3 ch, 1 dtr but wait with the last pull-through, 1 dtr but wait with the last pull-through, 1 YO, pull thread through all 3 loops on hook, 5 ch, 1 dtr-group in the same ch-loop, ** 3 ch, [3 tr in next ch-loop, 1 ch], repeat from [-] a total of 4 times, 3 tr in next ch-loop, 3 ch, crochet as follows in the ch-loop with 5 ch: 1 dtr-group, 5 ch, 1 dtr-group **, repeat from **-** a total of 3 times, 3 ch, [3 tr in next ch-loop, 1 ch], repeat from [-] a total of 4 times, 3 tr in the last ch-loop, 3 ch, 1 sl st at the top of the first dtr-group.

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BLANKET:
Crochet 20 diamonds as explained above.
Place them in a square = 4 x 5 diamonds.
Crochet them together horizontally as follows: 1 dc in the first ch-loop (= corner) on the first diamond, 1 ch, 1 dc in the corner of the second diamond, * 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop on first diamond, 1 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop on second diamond *, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times, 2 ch, 1 dc in last ch-loop (= corner) on first diamond, 1 ch, 1 dc in last ch-loop (= corner) on second diamond, 2 ch, 1 dc in the corner of third diamond, 1 ch, 1 dc in the corner of fourth diamond etc, until all 4 diamonds have been crochet tog horizontally. Continue with the next 4 diamonds etc.
When all diamonds have been crochet tog horizontally crochet them tog vertically in the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Crochet a border round the blanket as follows: in each corner crochet: 1 dc, 6 tr, 1 dc, and in each ch-loop with 1 and 3 ch crochet: 1 dc, 2 tr, 1 dc, finish round with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.

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