DROPS Extra / 0-767

DROPS Extra 0-767 by DROPS Design

Felted DROPS Easter fruit basket in 2 strands ”Eskimo”.

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DROPS design: Pattern no EE-358
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Height: approx. 18 cm / 7'' after felting
Diameter: approx. 35 cm / 13 3/4'' after felting

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
600 g color no 24, yellow

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 12 mm / US 17 - or size needed to get 8 sts x 10 rows in garter st with 2 strands Eskimo = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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pattern type: baskets, shape: short rows, theme: easter, kitchen, tips & help: felted,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

KNITTING TIP:
When turning mid piece, slip first st. Tighten yarn and continue as before. This is done to avoid holes where you turn.
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BASKET:
Cast on 35 sts on needles size 12 mm / US 17 with 2 strands Eskimo and work in garter st, AT THE SAME TIME work short rows as follows - read KNITTING TIP above - * work the first 32 sts, turn and work back, work the first 29 sts, turn and work back, work the first 26 sts, turn and work back, work the first 23 sts, turn and work back, work all sts, turn and work back *. Repeat from *-* until a total of 20 repetitions of short rows have been worked. Bind off.

ASSEMBLY: Tighten tog the mid of the basket and fasten the yarn tightly.
Sew tog the cast on and bind off edges.

FELTING:
Place the basket in the washing machine with a detergent without enzymes and optical bleach. Wash warm at 40C/104F with normal spin but no pre-wash. After wash shape the basket to the right size while still wet and leave to dry flat. At subsequent wash, wash the basket at regular wool program.
Fold the edge double.

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