DROPS / 114 / 10

Blazing Fire by DROPS Design

DROPS shawl in garter st in 2 threads ”Alpaca” with crochet border in ”Big Fabel”.

Tags: shawls, top down,

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-448.

Measurements: approx 50 x 150 cm / 19¾” x 59”

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
300 g color no 2925, orange mix
and use: DROPS BIG FABEL from Garnstudio
100 g color no 672, dark red mix

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) size 5 mm/US 8 or size needed to get 17 sts x 33 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’ with 2 threads Alpaca.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 – for crochet border

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100% Alpaca
from 5.30 $ /50g
DROPS Alpaca uni colour DROPS Alpaca uni colour 5.30 $ /50g
Wool Warehouse Direct Ltd
DROPS Alpaca mix DROPS Alpaca mix 5.60 $ /50g
Wool Warehouse Direct Ltd
DROPS Big Fabel DROPS Big Fabel
75% Wool, 25% Polyamide
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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

Worked back and forth on circular needle from top down with inc. Cast on 6 sts with 2 threads Alpaca on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8. K 1 row and work next row as follows: K1, 1 YO, K1, 1 YO, K2, 1 YO, K1, 1 YO, K1 = 10 sts. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION/GAUGE! On next row K YO into back of loop to avoid a hole. Insert a marker each side of the middle 2 sts. Continue in GARTER ST – see above - AT THE SAME TIME continue to inc 6 sts on every other row as follows:
Row 1: K1, 1 YO, K1, 1 YO, work row to first marker, 1 YO, K2, second marker, 1 YO, work row until 2 sts remain, finish with 1 YO, K1, 1 YO, K1.
Row 2: K (K YO into back of loop).
Repeat row 1 and 2 until finished measurements. Cast/bind off when piece measures approx 50 cm / 19¾” (measured in the middle).

Crochet a border round the whole shawl with Big Fabel on crochet hook size 5 mm / H/8 as follows:
Row 1: 1 sc in left corner, * 8 ch (= 1 ch-loop), skip approx 4 cm / 1½’’, 1 sc in shawl *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 sl st in first sc. Turn piece.
Row 2: 1 sc in first sc, 8 ch, 1 sc in next sc, * 16 ch, 1 sc in 8th ch from hook, 8 ch, 1 sc in the same sc, 8 ch, 1 sc in the same sc, 8 ch, 1 sc in the same sc from previous row, 8 ch, 1 sc in next sc from previous row *, repeat from *-*.

Kathy 13.03.2012 - 03:40:

Drops shawl requires how many grams of alpaca? Thanks, Kathy

DROPS Design 13.03.2012 kl. 19:00:

DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio 300 gram no 2925, orange mix

Claudia P. 15.10.2009 - 22:52:

Hatte Problem mit der Häkelkante in der 2.R., d.h. ich habe ..16Lm, 1fM in 8.Lm ab Nadel, 8Lm, dann: 1fM in die 1.LM des Lm-Bogens, 1fM in vorige fM, 8Lm, 1fM in die Lm vor der fM, dann*....ist das wohl o.k.?

Inger Vikigsson 10.09.2009 - 21:18:

Härliga färger och ett roligt garn att sticka med! Skall snarast besöka garnaffären.

Anette 30.07.2009 - 17:24:

Helt underbar! Och vilka färger......

Lynn 26.07.2009 - 22:18:

I LOVE this. i would get a TONNE of wear out of this. i must get casting on!

Valérie 16.07.2009 - 20:09:

Très sympa, a l'air très facile et très rapide, j'adopte

Mii 11.07.2009 - 15:45:


Elisabeth 01.07.2009 - 22:00:

Elsker sjaler

Lena 26.06.2009 - 18:30:

Very beautiful as are most of your shawl/ponchos. Stunning

Monica Johansson 25.06.2009 - 11:17:

Helt ljuvlig!!jag kommer att starta hösten med denna stickning så fort mönstret finns tillgängligt.dessutom är den stickad i mitt favoritgarn.

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