DROPS / 111 / 38

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DROPS crochet cape in ”Cotton Viscose” and ”Kid-Silk”.

Size: S/M – M/L - XL/XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS COTTON VISCOSE from Garnstudio
250-250-300-350 g colour no 29, light grey/green
And use: DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
75-75-100-100 g colour no 06, light grey/green

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm – or size needed to get 16 dc x 20 rows with 1 thread of each quality = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS Mother-of-pearl buttons no 540: 2 pcs.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Tags: lace, ponchos,

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CAPE: Worked from bottom edge towards the top.
Work 210-230-250-270 ch with crochet hook size 4 mm and 1 thread of each quality.
ROW 1(= RS): 1 dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc in each of the next 4-5-6-7 ch, skip 1 ch, * 1 dc in each of the next 8 ch, skip 1 ch *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 dc in each of the last 5-6-7-8 ch = 186-204-222-240 dc.
ROW 2-5: 1 dc in each dc – turn each row with 1 ch.
ROW 6: * 5 ch, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 62-68-74-80 ch-loops.
ROW 7: 8 ch, 1 dc in first ch-loop, * 5 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop *, repeat from *-*.
Repeat row 7 until piece measures approx 25-27-29-31 cm – adjust so that next row is from WS.

NEXT ROW: 1 ch, and 3 dc in each ch-loop across the row = 186-204-222-240 dc.
THE NEXT 2 ROWS: 1 dc in each dc.
Now insert 11-12-13-14 markers in piece (from RS) as follows: First marker after 8-8-9-9 dc, and then 17 dc between each marker = 8-9-9-10 dc left after the last marker.
On next row dec 1 st to the left of all markers (dec 1 st by skipping 1 dc after marker) = a total of 11-12-13-14 dec sts on row. Work 1 row from WS with 1 dc in each dc. On next row dec 1 st to the right of all markers (by skipping 1 dc before marker). Repeat the dec on every row from RS a total of 9 times, to the left and to the right of markers alternately. When all dec are complete there are 87-96-105-114 dc left on row. Work 2 rows with 1 dc in each dc, cut and fasten the thread.

LEFT FRONT BAND: Work approx 55 to 67 dc along front piece – approx 3 dc in each ch-loop and 2 dc per 3 rows with dc. Make sure the edge doesn’t become too tight nor too loose! Now work 4 rows with 1 dc in each dc.

RIGHT FRONT BAND: Like left front band, but after 2 rows crochet 2 buttonholes. 1 buttonhole = 3 ch, skip 3 dc, on next row work 3 dc in ch-loop. Place the top buttonhole approx 2 cm from the top and the next 6 cm below the first one. Sew on buttons.


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