DROPS / 130 / 6

Like A Wildflower by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS blanket in "Paris".

DROPS design: Pattern no W-412
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Measurements:
Width: approx. 80 cm / 31½''
Length: approx. 144 cm / 56½''

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
600 g color no 17, off white
400 g color no 58, powder pink
250 g color no 26, dark beige
250 g color no 60, dark old pink
150 g color no 59, light old pink
100 g color no 61, light peach

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4.5 mm/ US 7 - or size needed to get 1 square to measure approx. 16 x 16 cm / 6 1/4" x 6 1/4".
Measure diagonally from corner to corner = approx. 23 cm / 9''.

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CROCHET TIP:
For every color change work last sl st at end of previous round with the new color. This is done to make the color changes pretty.

EXPLANATION OF 1 TR-GROUP:
Work 1 tr but do not YO and pull through the last time = 2 loops on hook.
Work 1 tr but do not YO and pull through the last time = 3 loops on hook.
Work 1 tr but do not YO and pull through the last time = 4 loops on hook, 1 YO, pull thread through all 4 loops on hook.
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Work a total of 45 squares.
Read CROCHET TIP! REMEMBER THE GAUGE!

CROCHET SQUARE 1:
Crochet a total of 10 pieces of square 1.
Ch 6 on hook size 4.5 mm/ US 7 with dark old pink and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 3 (= 1 dc), continue to work 15 dc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 16 dc.
ROUND 2: ch 4 (= 1 dc + 1 ch), * 1 dc in next dc, ch 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 15 times and finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch from beg of round = 16 dc with 1 ch between each. Cut the yarn.
ROUND 3: Switch to powder pink. Ch 3 (= 1 dc), * 2 dc in next ch, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 15 times and finish with 2 dc in last ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 48 dc. Cut the yarn.
ROUND 4: Switch to light old pink. Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, * ch 5, 1 sl st in 5th ch from hook, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc, ch 2, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc, ch 3, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc, ch 2, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times but finish round with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round (instead of 1 sc in next dc).
ROUND 5: Work sl st until beg of first 5-ch space, ch 3 (= 1 dc), 4 dc + ch 3 + 5 dc in same ch space, * 1 sc in 2-ch space, 5 dc in 3-ch space, 1 sc in 2-ch space, 5 dc + ch 3 + 5 dc in 5-ch space *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 1 sc in 2-ch space, 5 dc in 3-ch space, 1 sc in 2-ch space and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Fasten off.
ROUND 6: Switch to off white and beg with 1 sl st in first corner with 3 ch. Ch 1 (= 1 sc), ch 3, and 1 sc in same ch space, * ch 5, skip 5 dc, 1 dc in sc, ch 3, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc, ch 3, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in next sc, ch 5, in the corner (3-ch space) work: 1 sc + ch 3 + 1 sc *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times but finish round with 1 sl st in 2nd ch from beg of round (instead of 1 sc + ch 3 + 1 sc in the corner).
ROUND 7: ch 3, 2 dc + ch 2 + 3 dc in same ch space (= corner), * 5 dc in 5-ch space, 3 dc in every 3-ch space, 5 dc in 5-ch space, in the corner (3-ch space) work: 3 dc + ch 2 + 3 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times but finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round (instead of 3 dc + ch 2 + 3 dc in the corner). Cut the yarn.
ROUND 8: Switch to dark beige. Ch 3 (= 1 dc), 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, * in the corner (2-ch space) work 3 dc + ch 2 + 3 dc, continue to work 1 dc in each of the next 22 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, in the corner work 3 dc + ch 2 + 3 dc, continue with 1 dc in each of the next 19 dc, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 28 dc along each side and 2 ch in every corner. Cut the yarn. Fasten all threads.

CROCHET SQUARE 2:
Crochet a total of 10 pieces of square 2.
Crochet 6 ch on hook size 4.5 mm with light peach and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: Work 16 sc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
ROUND 2: ch 6 (= 1 dc + 3 ch), * skip 1 sc, 1 dc in next dc, ch 3 *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 8 dc with 3 ch between each.
ROUND 3: ch 1, continue to crochet as follows in every ch space: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 3 dc, 1 hdc and 1 sc, finish round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 8 leaves. Cut the thread.
ROUND 4: Switch to light old pink. Ch 7, * 1 sc between the next 2 leaves, ch 6 *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times, finish round with 1 sl st in 1st ch from beg of round = 8 ch spaces.
ROUND 5: ch 1, continue to crochet as follows in every ch space: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 5 dc, 1 hdc and 1 sc, finish round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round = 8 leaves. Cut and fasten the thread.
ROUND 6: Switch to off white and start with 1 sl st in 2nd dc (of the 5 dc) on first leaf, ch 1, * ch 6 (= corner), skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc (last of the 5 dc) on same leaf, ch 5, 1 sc in 2nd dc (of the 5 dc) on next leaf, ch 4, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc (last of the 5 dc) on same leaf, ch 5, 1 sc in 2nd dc (of the 5 dc) on next leaf *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times but finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch from beg of round (instead of 1 sc in 2nd dc on next leaf).
ROUND 7: 1 sl st in 6-ch space, ch 3 (= 1 dc), 3 dc + ch 4 + 4 dc in same ch space (= corner), * (ch 4, 1 sc in next ch space), repeat from (-) a total of 3 times, ch 4, in the corner work 4 dc + ch 4 + 4 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, repeat from (-) a total of 3 times and finish with ch 4 and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 8: Ch 3 (= 1 dc), 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, * in 4-ch space in the corner work 3 dc + ch 2 + 3 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, 2 dc in next ch space, 3 dc in each of the next 2 ch spaces, 2 dc in next ch space, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times but finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg round (instead of 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc) = 24 dc along each side and 2 ch in every corner. Cut the yarn. Fasten all threads.

CROCHET SQUARE 3:
Crochet a total of 13 pieces of square 3.
Ch 6 on hook size 4.5 mm/US 7 with dark beige and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 3 (= 1 dc), work 15 dc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 16 dc. Cut the yarn.
ROUND 2: Switch to off white. Ch 5 (= 1 dc + 2 ch), * 1 dc in next dc, ch 2 *, repeat from *-* a total of 15 times and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 16 dc with 2 ch between each.
ROUND 3: 1 sl st in first ch space, ch 3 (= 1 dc), 1 dc + ch 3 + 2 dc in same ch space, * (ch 1, 1 sc in next ch space), repeat from (-) a total of 3 times, ch 1, in next ch space (= corner) work: 2 dc + ch 3 + 2 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, repeat from (-) a total of 3 times, finish with ch 1 and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Cut yarn and fasten.
ROUND 4: Switch to powder pink and start with 1 sl st in 3-ch space in first corner. Ch 3 (= 1 dc), 1 dc + ch 3 + 2 dc in same ch space, * (ch 2, 1 sc in next ch space), repeat from (-) a total of 4 times, ch 2, in next ch space (= corner) work 2 dc + ch 3 + 2 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, repeat from (-) a total of 4 times, finish with ch 2 and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 5: Work sl st until beg of ch space in the corner, ch 3 (= 1 dc), 2 dc + ch 2 + 3 dc in the same ch space, * (ch 2, 1 sc in next ch space), repeat from (-) a total of 5 times, ch 2, in next ch space (= corner) work 3 dc + ch 2 + 3 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, repeat from (-) a total of 5 times, finish with ch 2 and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Cut yarn and fasten.
ROUND 6: Switch to dark old pink and start with 1 sl st in 2-ch space in first corner. Ch 3 (= 1 dc), 2 dc + ch 2 + 3 dc in same ch space, * (ch 2, 1 sc in next ch space), repeat from (-) a total of 6 times, ch 2, in next ch space (= corner) work 3 dc + ch 2 + 3 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, repeat from (-) a total of 6 times, finish with ch 2 and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 7: ch 3 (= 1 dc), 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, * in ch space in the corner work 2 dc + ch 2 + 2 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, (2 dc in next ch space), repeat from (-) a total of 6 times, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times but finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg round (instead of 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc) = 24 dc along each side and 2 ch in every corner. Cut yarn and fasten all ends.

CROCHET SQUARE 4:
Crochet a total of 12 pieces of square 4.
Ch 4 on hook size 4.5 mm/ US 7 with off white and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: Work 8 sc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
ROUND 2: ch 4 (= 1 sc + 3 ch), * 1 sc in next sc, ch 3 *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times, finish with 1 sl st in 2nd ch from beg of round = 8 ch spaces.
ROUND 3: Crochet in every ch space as follows: 1 sc, 4 dc, 1 sc, finish round with 1 sl st in first sc = 8 leaves.
ROUND 4: Fold the leaves towards you and crochet at the back of these as follows: 1 sc in first sc from 2nd round, ch 8 (= 1 dc + 5 ch), * 1 dc in next sc from 2nd round, ch 5 *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 8 ch spaces.
ROUND 5: Crochet in every ch space as follows: 1 sc, 6 dc, 1 sc, finish with 1 sl st in first sc = 8 leaves. Cut the yarn.
ROUND 6: Switch to dark beige. Fold the leaves towards you and crochet at the back of these as follows: 1 sc in first dc from 4th round, ch 10 (= 1 dc + 7 ch), * 1 dc in next dc from 4th round, ch 7 *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 8 ch spaces.
ROUND 7: Crochet in every ch space as follows: 1 sc, 8 dc, 1 sc, finish with 1 sl st in first sc = 8 leaves. Cut yarn and fasten.
ROUND 8: Switch to powder pink and work 1 sl st in first dc on first leaf, ch 6 (= 1 dc + 3 ch), 1 tr-group in fourth dc on first leaf - SEE EXPLANATION ABOVE, ch 5, 1 tr-group in fifth dc on same leaf, * ch 3, 1 dc in last dc on same leaf, ch 3, 1 sc in third dc on next leaf, ch 3, 1 sc in sixth dc on same leaf, ch 3, 1 dc in first dc on next leaf, ch 3, 1 tr-group in fourth dc on same leaf, ch 5, 1 tr-group in fifth dc on same leaf *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, ch 3, 1 dc in last dc on same leaf, ch 3, 1 sc in third dc on next leaf, ch 3, 1 sc in sixth dc on same leaf, ch 3, 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 9: 1 sl st in first ch space, ch 3 (= 1 dc), 2 dc in same ch space, ch 2, * 1 tr-group in 5-ch space, ch 5, 1 tr-group in same ch space, ch 2, (3 dc in next ch space, ch1 ) repeat from (-) a total of 4 times, 3 dc in next ch space, ch 2 *, repeat from *-* a total 3 times, 1 tr-group in 5-ch space, ch 5, 1 tr-group in same ch space, ch 2, (3 dc in next ch space, ch1 ) repeat from (-) a total of 4 times and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 10: Work 1 sl st in each of the next 2 sts and 1 sl st in first ch space, ch 3 (= 1 dc), 2 dc in same ch space, ch 1, * in the corner (in 5-ch space) work 2 dc + ch 2 + 2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch space, (ch 1, 2 dc in next ch space) repeat from (-) a total of 4 times, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch space, ch 1 *, repeat from *-* total of 4 times but finish last time with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round (instead of 3 dc in next ch space) = 18 dc along each side and 2 ch in every corner. Cut yarn and fasten all ends.

ASSEMBLY:
45 squares have now been worked.
Place the squares with 5 squares in width and 9 squares in height. First crochet squares tog alongside and then across. Work squares tog with off white by working through the edge of 2 and 2 squares at a time as follows: * 1 sc through the edge of 2 squares, ch 2, skip approx. 1 cm / ½'' *, repeat from *-*.

EDGE:
Crochet 1 round with off white around the entire blanket as follows:
* 1 sc in edge, ch 2, skip approx. 1 cm / ½'' *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in sc from beg of round.

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