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Free Spirit by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS shawl worked from side to side in "Verdi".

Tags: shawls, sideways,

DROPS design: Pattern no VE-018
Yarn group D
Width at top: approx. 204 cm
Materials: DROPS VERDI from Garnstudio
350 g colour no 04, purple/green
Garment weight: approx. 180 g.

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES SIZE 12 mm - or size needed to get 8 sts in garter st = 10 cm in width.

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48% Acrylic, 20% Wool, 17% Polyester, 15% Mohair
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Pattern instructions

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

INCREASE TIP: Inc in first st on needle by working 2 sts in the same st.

DECREASE TIP: Dec by K the first 2 sts on needle tog.

Cast on 4 sts on needle size 12 mm with Verdi. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above - while at the same time inc 1 st in one side on every other row - read INCREASE TIP. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Continue inc until piece measures approx. 102 cm along the side without inc. Then dec in the same side as inc - dec on every other row. Continue with dec until 4 sts remain. The piece now measures approx. 204 cm, cast off.

Fasten fringes along both diagonal sides approx. 4 cm apart - beg at the tip. Cut 4 threads of 35 cm, fold the threads double and pull loop through the outermost st and pull thread ends through the loop.

Sonia 05.11.2018 - 00:58:

He tejido este patrón con 1 hilo alpaca brushed y 1 hilo delight y aguja de 12 mm, cuando he llegado a los 102 cm para empezar a menguar, el pico de la espalda es cortísimo 50 cm, nada que ver con la foto. Qué estoy haciendo mal? Gracias y saludos. Sonia

DROPS Design 11.11.2018 kl. 19:07:

Hola Sonia. Debes comprobar que, con estos hilos y aguja, obtienes la misma la tensión del tejido que se recomienda en el patrón ( 8 puntos = 10 cm).

Lisette Von 05.09.2017 - 16:56:

Hello, Would it be possible to stitch using Drops Delight, (either #9 or #14), which is an "A" Yarn instead of the recommended "D," and would you have suggestions as to the size of the needle to achieve the gauge, as well as the amount of yarn required? I would love to make this lovely shawl approximating the colors shown the picture and any advice you could provide in this regard would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

DROPS Design 06.09.2017 kl. 08:45:

Dear Mrs Von, see below a video showing how to replace Verdi with the same kind of colours (purple/green) and read more about alternatives here. Happy knitting!

Helene (Lenny) John 19.10.2016 - 05:12:

I am from USA and have a question ( I couldn't type it in, in the right place, sorry) If this Pattern "Free Spirit" is a shawl, can you help me make it a poncho? I would love to make it as a poncho as it would be easier to wear. Thank you for your time with this matter. I hope you respond

DROPS Design 19.10.2016 kl. 09:50:

Dear Helene, we are unfortunately not able to adjust each of our patterns to each individual request, but you can find here all our patterns for poncho - filter your search to adjust it. Happy knitting!

Jari 06.01.2016 - 19:42:

Wat is de afmeting van de sjaal op de rug gemeten, dus van de nek tot de punt bij de knieholte? Hij is dus 204 breed bij ........diep ongeveer? Hoeft niet exact. Hartelijk dank alvast voor de reactie, vr gr jari

DROPS Design 07.01.2016 kl. 14:27:

Hoi Jari. Ik kan dat helaas niet zeggen. Uitgaand van de foto zou ik zeggen ruim een meter-1,5 m. Je kan natuurlijk breien tot de breedte die je wenst en dan eerder minderen.

Martina Störmann 31.10.2015 - 16:17:

Hallo, warscheinlich habe ich beim letzen Versuch "Kommentar" angeklickt... Ich bitte um die Beantwortung meiner Frage vom 27.10.15. Vielen Dank! MfG Martina

DROPS Design 05.11.2015 kl. 13:07:

Die Antwort ist erfolgt, ich hoffe, Sie hilft Ihnen weiter!

Martina Störmann 27.10.2015 - 21:52:

Hallo, ich möchte dieses Tuch mit Melody stricken, was ja lt der Liste möglich ist. Die Maschenprobe stimmt , aber ich habe das Gefühl, dass das Tuch viel kleiner als auf dem Foto wird , wenn ich nach 102 cm schon wieder abnehmen soll. Muss evtl mehr zugenommen werden? Ich bin total verwirrt. Wie lang ist das Tuch vom Nacken bis zur rückwärtigen Spitze? MfG Martina

DROPS Design 05.11.2015 kl. 12:25:

Wenn die Maschenprobe stimmt, sollte es passen. Die 102 cm sind ja die Hälfte des oberen Randes, denn das Tuch wird ja quer gestrickt. Sie beginnen an einer seitlichen Spitze, stricken bis zur hinteren Mitte mit Zunahmen, d.h. Sie stricken so lange, bis Sie 102 cm am geraden Rand haben, dann stricken Sie die andere Hälfte mit Abnahmen. Die Zunahme machen Sie jeweils in jeder 2. R, die Abnahme danach dann auch.

Lilianne 13.10.2015 - 19:08:

Alleen jammer dat nergens stond vermeld dat je het patroon met een dubbele draad noest breien!!

DROPS Design 14.10.2015 kl. 12:16:

Hoi Lilianne. Omdat deze omslagdoek ook met 1 draad wordt gebreid...

Elora Laffineur 17.04.2015 - 20:06:

Bonjour! Je suis à la moitié du châle et j ai un doute, un peu ridicule. ... Quand vous dites : une diminution tous les deux rangs, vous voulez dire "un sur deux"? Supposons pr exemple: une dim sur "l'endroit" et pas sur "l'envers" ? merci d'avance...

DROPS Design 18.04.2015 kl. 09:47:

Bonjour Mme Laffineur, c'est exact, vous tricotez ainsi: *1 rang avec diminutions, 1 rang sans diminutions*, et vous répétez de *-* jusqu'à ce qu'il reste 4 m. Bon tricot!

Jennifer 06.02.2014 - 09:19:

This model is amazingly simple yet so beautiful ! I added a thread of vivaldi to make it even more cuddly !! Thanks again.

Karin 13.01.2014 - 14:38:

Hallo, wunderschöne Farben, aber man muss das Teil immer wieder in Form ziehen, das Garn verfilzt stark. Sieht nach 4 Monaten nicht mehr schön aus.

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