DROPS Baby / 19 / 22

Granny's Little Girl by DROPS Design

Colourful crochet DROPS blanket in 2 threads ”Alpaca”.

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-074-by
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Measurements: approx 70 x 100 cm

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
350 g colour no 0100, off-white
50 g colour no 2110, wheat
50 g colour no 2923, goldenrod
50 g colour no 2915, orange
50 g colour no 2921, pink
50 g colour no 3140, light pink
50 g colour no 0618, light beige mix
50 g colour no 7300, lime
50 g colour no 2917, turquoise
50 g colour no 2918, dark turquoise

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm – or size needed to get 1 square to measure approx 12 x 12 cm.

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BLANKET:

TIP: When crocheting the sl st at the end of a round, do it with the colour of next round.

COLOURS OF SQUARES:
A (make 3): Beg + round 1 = light pink, round 2 = goldenrod, round 3 = wheat, round 4 and 5 = off-white.
B (make 5): Beg + round 1 = wheat, round 2 = dark turquoise, round 3 = lime, round 4 and 5 = off-white.
C (make 5): Beg + round 1 = orange, round 2 = light pink, round 3 = lime, round 4 and 5 = off-white.
D (make 3): Beg + round 1 = turquoise, round 2 = pink, round 3 = light beige mix, round 4 and 5 = off-white.
E (make 4): Beg + round 1 = wheat, round 2 = dark turquoise, round 3 = turquoise, round 4 and 5 = off-white.
F (make 5): Beg + round 1 = orange, round 2 = turquoise, round 3 = light pink, round 4 and 5 = off-white.
G (make 3): Beg + round 1 = wheat, round 2 = goldenrod, round 3 = pink, round 4 and 5 = off-white.
H (make 5): Beg + round 1 = goldenrod, round 2 = light pink, round 3 = light beige mix, round 4 and 5 = off-white.
I (make 2): Beg + round 1 = light beige mix, round 2 = lime, round 3 = pink, round 4 and 5 = off-white.

= a total of 35 squares.
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SQUARE:
Crochet 6 ch with 2 threads Alpaca and crochet hook size 5 mm and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 3 ch, 15 tr in ring, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 16 tr, turn piece.
ROUND 2: 3 ch, 2 tr in first tr, * 2 ch, skip 1 tr, 3 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with 2 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 8 tr-groups, turn piece.
ROUND 3: 3 ch, 1 tr in first ch-loop, 1 ch, 2 tr in the same ch-loop, * 1 ch, 2 tr in next ch-loop, 1 ch, 2 tr in the same ch-loop *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with 1 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round, turn piece = 8 tr-groups.
ROUND 4: 2 ch, 2 htr in first ch-loop, 1 ch, * 3 tr in next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 tr in next ch-loop, 1 ch, 3 htr in next ch-loop, 1 ch, 3 htr in next ch-loop, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 tr in next ch-loop, 3 ch, 3 tr in next ch-loop, 1 ch, 3 htr in next ch-loop, 1 ch and finish with 1 sl st in 2nd ch from beg of round, turn piece.
ROUND 5: Crochet sl sts to the middle of ch-loop, * 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop, 2 ch, in next ch-loop crochet: 1 htr, 2 tr, 3 ch, 2 tr and 1 htr (= corner), 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop, 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop, 2 ch, in next ch-loop crochet: 1 htr, 2 tr, 3 ch, 2 tr and 1 htr (= corner), 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop, 2 ch, finish with 1 sl st in sl st from beg of round.

ASSEMBLY:
Place squares with 5 squares horizontally and 7 squares vertically – see photo for colour combination. Crochet squares tog with 2 threads off-white Alpaca and crochet hook size 5 mm – beg crochet squares horizontally, place 2 squares on top of each other WS towards WS and crochet tog through both layers as follows (also see fig.1): 1 dc in first ch-loop (= corner) on first square, 2 ch, 1 dc in corner on second square, * 3 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop on first square, 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop on second square *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times, 3 ch, 1 dc in last ch-loop (= corner) on first square, 2 ch, 1 dc in last ch-loop (= corner) on second square, 3 ch, 1 dc in corner of third square, 2 ch, 1 dc in corner of fourth square etc across the row until 5 squares have been crochet tog. Crochet the other rows of squares tog 5 by 5. When all squares have been crochet tog horizontally crochet the rows tog vertically in the same way.

CROCHET BORDER:
Crochet a border round the whole blanket with crochet hook size 5 mm and 2 threads off-white Alpaca as follows:
ROUND 1 (crochet from WS): Crochet 3 tr in each ch-loop and crochet 2 ch between each tr-group (also crochet 1 tr-group in each transition between squares). In each corner crochet 3 tr, 3 ch and 3 tr in the same ch-loop, turn piece.
ROUND 2: Crochet 1 dc in first ch-loop, * 3 ch, 1 tr in the first of the 3 ch, 1 dc in next ch-loop *, repeat from *-*. NOTE: In each corner crochet 1 extra loop to make the corner sit nicely.

Diagram

= 1 ch
= 1 dc

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