DROPS Extra / 0-583

DROPS Extra 0-583 by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS spectacle case for Christmas in ”Cotton Viscose” and ”Glitter”.

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DROPS design: Pattern no N-099
Materials: DROPS COTTON VISCOSE from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 07, burgundy
And use: DROPS GLITTER from Garnstudio
2 spools colour no 03, copper

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 2.5 mm – or size needed to get 24 dc x 28 rows with 1 thread Cotton Viscose + 2 threads Glitter = 10 x 10 cm.

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PATTERN: See diagram M.2
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SPECTACLE CASE:
Crochet 36 ch with 1 thread Cotton Viscose + 2 threads Glitter with crochet hook size 2.5 mm. Form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. Crochet 1 dc in each ch round the ring.
REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION!
When piece measures 2 cm crochet M.2 on the first 11 sts, then continue with 1 dc in each st until piece measures 9 cm. Now crochet M.2 again on the same sts (when crocheting in the round the piece will pull slightly and the hearts will not be quite symmetrical). Continue with 1 dc in each st until piece measures approx 16 cm (measure to fit the size of your spectacles). Crochet next round as follows: 4 ch, skip 1 dc, * 1 tr in next dc, 1 ch, skip 1 dc *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
Crochet next round as follows: 1 dc in each tr and 1 dc in each ch.
Crochet last round as follows: * 4 ch, 1 dc in first ch (= 1 picot), skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in first ch, cut the thread.

ASSEMBLY:
Crochet tog opening at bottom of case – fold piece double with the hearts in the middle and crochet as follows through both layers with 1 thread Cotton Viscose + 2 threads Glitter: 1 dc, * 3 ch, 1 dc in first ch, skip 1 st, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-*, cut the thread.

STRING:
Cut 2 threads Cotton Viscose measuring approx 80 cm each, twist them hard, fold threads double and let them twist again. Tie a knot each end and thread the string through eyelet row at the top of spectacle case.

Diagram

= 1 dc
= 1 BOBBLE: Crochet 1 dtr in dc on row below but wait with the last pull-through, * crochet another dtr in same dc but wait with last pull-through *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times = 4 dtr, make 1 YO and pull thread through all 5 loops on hook.

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