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Crochet DROPS blanket with granny squares in ”Merino Extra Fine”.

DROPS design: Pattern no ME-049
Yarn group B
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Measurements: approx. 92 x 150 cm / 36" x 59"

Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
600 g color no 01, off white
300 g color no 23, gray blue
150 g color no 19, light gray blue
150 g color no 14, steel blue
150 g color no 22, medium purple
150 g color no 16, light pink
150 g color no 25, pink
150 g color no 17, cerise
150 g color no 11, red
150 g color no 26, pistachio
150 g color no 18, green

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm / G/6 – or size needed to get 1 granny square = 8 x 8 cm / 3 1/8'' x 3 1/8''.

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SQUARE COLORS:
Square 1: Steel blue (cast on + 1 round), off white (2nd round), pink (3rd round)
Square 2: Green, off white, medium purple
Square 3: Medium purple, light pink, pistachio
Square 4: Cerise, red, light gray blue
Square 5: Pistachio, medium purple, pink
Square 6: Cerise, green, off white
Square 7: Pink, cerise, pistachio
Square 8: Pistachio, medium purple, cerise
Square 9: Off white, light gray blue, pistachio
Square 10: Off white, pink, red
Square 11: Light gray blue, off white, red
Square 12: Pink, red, light gray blue
Square 13: Gray blue, light gray blue, off white
Square 14: Off white, medium purple, light pink
Square 15: Cerise, off white, light pink
Square 16: Pink, off white, gray blue
Square 17: Pink, green, off white
Square 18: Light pink, cerise, gray blue
Square 19: Red, off white, light gray blue
Square 20: Pistachio, light gray blue, cerise
Square 21: Light pink, pistachio, green
Square 22: Off white, gray blue, light gray blue
Square 23: Light gray blue, cerise, off white
Square 24: Medium purple, pink, red
Square 25: Medium purple, pistachio, off white
Square 26: Off white, light gray blue, pink
Square 27: Light gray blue, gray blue, red
Square 28: Pistachio, cerise, pink
Square 29: Red, pink, green
Square 30: Off white, light pink, steel blue
Square 31: Medium purple, steel blue, off white
Square 32: Cerise, steel blue, gray blue
Square 33: Medium purple, off white, steel blue

CROCHET TIP:
Fasten the threads after every color change. Let the thread from previous round be worked in the piece a bit before cutting it off and fastening it (work with the new color around the previous color).
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BLANKET:
Blanket consist of 198 granny squares that are crochet tog. There are 33 different color combinations - see Square colors above. Work 6 squares in every color combination.

GRANNY SQUARE:
Ch 3 on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with Merino Extra Fine and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch - see Square colors above.
ROUND 1: ch 3, 2 dc in ch-ring, ch 3, * 3 dc in ch-ring, ch 3 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 2: Switch color and READ CROCHET TIP. ch 3, 2 dc in first ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with ch 1 and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 3: Switch color, ch 3, 2 dc in first ch-space, ch 1, * 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1 and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

ASSEMBLY:
Squares are worked tog with off white on hook size 4 mm / G/6, see diagram M.1 in which order and see diagram M.2 for explanation on how the squares are worked tog. Work the squares tog on the short side of blanket first, see direction arrow A, repeat diagram M.1 a total of 3 times vertically. Finally work all squares tog on the long side of blanket - see direction arrow B.

CROCHET EDGE:
Work an edge around the entire blanket on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with off white as follows:
ROUND 1: In every ch-space work * 3 dc and ch 1 *. Repeat from *-* around the sides, in the corners work 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc.
ROUND 2: Work * ch 3, 1 sc in ch-space from previous round *. Repeat from *-* around the sides, in the corners work 1 sc, ch 2 and 1 sc. Finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round.

Diagram

= sc
= ch


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