DROPS Extra / 0-519

DROPS Extra 0-519 by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS Christmas bobeche in ”Cotton Viscose” and ”Glitter”.

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Small: To fit standard candles
Large: To fit candles with a diameter of 5.5 cm
Materials: DROPS COTTON VISCOSE
50 g colour no 05, red
50 g colour no 07, deep red
And use: DROPS GLITTER
2 spools colour no 03, copper

1 ball of each colour Cotton Viscose makes approx 6 small bobeches or 2 large bobeches.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm

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CROCHET INFO: Finish each round with 1 sl st in first st from beg of round.
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SMALL BOBECHE:
Work 15 ch with 1 thread Cotton Viscose of each colour + 2 threads Glitter (= 4 threads) with crochet hook size 3.5 mm and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 24 dc in ring – SEE CROCHET TIP!
ROUND 2: 5 ch, * skip 2 dc, 1 dc in next dc, 4 ch *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round = 8 ch-loops.
ROUND 3: Crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 5 tr and 1 dc.
ROUND 4: Fold the leaves towards you and crochet round ROUND 2 as follows: 7 ch, 1 tr round the first dc on ROUND 2, * 5 ch, 1 tr round next dc on ROUND 2 *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 5 ch and 1 sl st in second ch from beg of round = 8 ch-loops.
ROUND 5: Crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 7 tr and 1 dc.
Cut and fasten thread.
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LARGE BOBECHE:
Work 30 ch with 1 thread Cotton Viscose of each colour + 2 threads Glitter (= 4 threads) with crochet hook size 3.5 mm and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 36 dc in ring – SEE CROCHET TIP!
ROUND 2: 5 ch, * skip 2 dc, 1 dc in next dc, 4 ch *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round = 12 ch-loops.
ROUND 3: Crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 5 tr and 1 dc.
ROUND 4: Fold the leaves towards you and crochet round ROUND 2 as follows: 7 ch, 1 tr round the first dc on ROUND 2, * 5 ch, 1 tr round next dc on ROUND 2 *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 5 ch and 1 sl st in second ch from beg of round = 12 ch-loops.
ROUND 5: Crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 dc, 7 tr and 1 dc.
ROUND 6: Fold the leaves towards you and crochet round ROUND 4 as follows: * 7 ch, 1 tr round the first dc on ROUND 4 *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 7 ch and 1 sl st in second ch from beg of round = 12 ch-loops. ROUND 7: Crochet as follows in each ch-loop:1 dc, 1 tr, 9 dtr, 1 tr and 1 dc.
Cut and fasten thread.

Bobeche for larger candles:
To make a bobeche with an increased diameter of 0.5 cm (circumference increased by 1.5 cm): Beg with 33 ch and work 39 dc in the ring on ROUND 1. Work 13 leaves.
To make a bobeche with an increased diameter of 1 cm (circumference increased by 3 cm): Beg with 36 ch and work 42 dc in the ring on ROUND 1. Work 14 leaves.
To increase the diameter with 0.5 cm and the circumference with 1.5 cm inc number of ch at the beg with 3, the number of dc in ring on ROUND 1 with 3 and make 1 extra leave.







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