DROPS / 115 / 40

DROPS 115-40 by DROPS Design

DROPS Skirt in ”Classic Alpaca” crochet from side to side with lace border along bottom edge. Size S to XXXL

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DROPS design: Pattern no AC-007.

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS CLASSIC ALPACA from Garnstudio
500-550-600-650-750-800 g colour no 612, brown.

If you want the skirt 10 cm longer increase materials with 100 g.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm – or size needed to get width of 18 htr x 14 rows of htr = 10 x 10 cm.
When working 1 row dc and 1 row htr alternately, 17.5 rows = 10 cm
When working tr, 10 rows = 10 cm.

DROPS Shell button no 526: 4 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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PATTERN: See diagram M.1 and fig-1. Fig-1 shows how to crochet the lace border on the right side of M.1.

SKIRT: Crochet back and forth from side to side.
If you want the skirt 10 cm longer work an extra 24 ch, these will sit between marker-1 and marker-2, i.e. there will be an extra 18 htr compared to numbers in pattern.

Crochet 107-112-117-123-128-133 loose ch on crochet hook size 4 mm with brown. Crochet first row as follows from the waist towards bottom edge: 1 dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc in each of the next 2 ch, * skip 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the next 3 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times = 18 dc, insert MARKER-1,* skip 1 ch, 1 htr in each of the next 3 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 9-10-11-13-14-15 times, then crochet 1 htr in each of the next 0-1-2-0-1-2 ch = 27-31-35-39-43-47 htr, insert MARKER-2, * skip 1 ch, 1 tr in each of the next 3 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times = 18 tr, insert MARKER-3, then crochet M.1 on the bottom 23 ch. Let the markers follow the piece as you go along.
Turn and crochet next row as follows:
M.1 on sts to marker-3,
18 tr (i.e. to marker-2),
27-31-35-39-43-47 htr (i.e. to marker-1)
and 18 htr (i.e. to end of row).
Turn with 2 ch and now continue as follows: To marker-1 crochet 1 row of htr and 1 row of dc alternately, between marker-1 and marker-2 crochet rows with htr, between marker-2 and marker-3 crochet rows with tr, then crochet M.1 on remaining sts (no varies acc to diagram).
Continue like this until piece measures approx 90-100-112-124-136-148 cm between marker-1 and marker-2 (i.e. section with htr) – adjust to a full repeat of M.1, try the skirt on to see if it fits. Cut the thread.

ASSEMBLY: Sew skirt tog at the side, edge to edge, but leave 18 sts (= 10 cm) for opening at the top. Along the opening towards front piece crochet 5 buttonhole loops from WS as follows: 1 dc in each of the first 2 sts, * 3 ch, skip 2 sts, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times.
Along the opening towards back piece crochet 5 rows with 1 dc in each st = button band. Sew buttons to the band to fit buttonhole loops.


= 1 ch
= 1 tr
= in ch-loop crochet as follows: 1 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr, 1 dtr, 1 tr, 1 htr, 1 dc.
= 1 htr
= 1 dtr
= 1 dc

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