DROPS Extra / 0-515

DROPS Extra 0-515 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS Christmas balls in ”Fabel”.

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Size: diameter approx 8 cm
Materials: DROPS FABEL
50 g colour no 672, wine red mix
1 ball of Fabel makes approx 8 balls.
Cotton wool for filling.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm – or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stocking st with Fabel = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3 mm – for handle.

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Pattern instructions

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.
KNITTING TIP: Work YO into back of loop on next round to avoid a hole.

CHRISTMAS BALL: Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 9 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with Fabel and K 1 round.
ROUND 2: * 1 YO, K1 *, repeat from *-* = 18 sts.
ROUND 3 and 4: K all sts – SEE KNITTING TIP!
ROUND 5: * 1 YO, K1 *, repeat from *-* = 36 sts.
ROUND 6 and 7: K all sts.
ROUND 8: * 1 YO, K2 *, repeat from *-* = 54 sts.
ROUND 9-11: K all sts.
ROUND 12: * K9, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* = 60 sts.
ROUND 13-20: K all sts.
Now run a thread through cast on row, tighten tread to close the ball and fasten on the inside.
ROUND 21: * K8, K2 tog *, repeat from *-* = 54 sts.
ROUND 22-24: K all sts.
ROUND 25: * K1, K2 tog *, repeat from *-* = 36 sts.
ROUND 26 and 27: K all sts.
ROUND 28: K2 tog all the way round = 18 sts.
ROUND 29 and 30: K all sts.
ROUND 31: K2 tog all the way round = 9 sts.
ROUND 32: K all sts.
Cut the thread, leaving approx 1 meter to crochet the handle. Pull thread through remaining sts, fill the ball with cotton wool and tighten thread.

HANDLE: Use the thread end and crochet a handle with crochet hook size 3 mm as follows: Push hook though the top of ball, work approx 40 ch and now fasten handle with 1 sl st at the top of ball.

Comments (4)

Anne Nielsen 10.07.2018 - 04:23: https://www.intoto.d ...

Fantastisk mønster til julepynt til juletræet med julegaver. Det er nu at webshoppen skal forberede sig på julen og julehandel. Julen kommer før vi ved det :-)

Annette 24.10.2017 - 19:09:

De ballen worden met 3 verschillende garen van fabel gebreid maar ik kan niet in de beschrijving zien wanneer het garen gewisseld wordt. Hoe kom ik dat te weet?

DROPS Design 25.10.2017 kl. 09:42:

Hallo Annette, Voor dit patroon heb je maar 1 bol fabel nodig en jebreitmet 1 draad. Er zit een print in het garen waardoor de kleurovergangen ontstaan.

Remke 16.12.2012 - 14:02:

In de beschrijving van deze kerstbal staan alleen de hoeveelheid steken en de meerderingen, maar niet wanneer je welke kleur moet gebruiken, is dat bij te voegen?

DROPS Design 18.12.2012 kl. 12:23:

De kerstbal wordt gebreid van DROPS Fabel. Het is een meerkleurig print garen. Het kleurpatroon vormt zich dus automatisch. Kijk ook op de kleurenoverzicht van Fabel.

Maria Hart 17.11.2009 - 21:18: www.knackfulknitter. ...

What a darling pattern! Great for decorating a tree!

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