DROPS / 139 / 36

Al Fresco by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS bread basket in "Paris".

DROPS design: Pattern no W-441
Yarn group C
Diameter: approx. 26 cm / 10''
Height: approx. 20 cm / 8''

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
For 1 basket with stripes you need:
100 g color no 13, orange
100 g color no 14, strong yellow
100 g color no 17, off white
100 g color no 33, medium pink
100 g color no 38, raspberry

Or for 1 uni-colored basket you need:
200 g color no 06, shocking pink

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 – or size needed to get 17 dc = width 10 cm / 4''.

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pattern type: baskets, theme: kitchen,

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Replace first dc on every round with 3 ch.
Replace first sc on every round with 1 ch.
Finish every dc round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
Finish every sc round with 1 sl st in 1st ch from beg of round.

Work stripes with 1 round in each color as follows: * raspberry, medium pink, off white, orange, raspberry, strong yellow, off white, medium pink, strong yellow, orange *, repeat from *-*. NOTE: Do not cut the threads but move them upwards on WS of piece when working.

ROUND 1: ch 3, * ch 1, skip 1 st, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with ch 1, skip last st and work 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 2: 1 dc in every dc and 1 dc in every ch.
ROUND 3: 1 sc in every dc.
ROUND 4: ch 3, then work cross dc, this is done as follows: * Skip 1 st, 1 dc in next st, then 1 dc in st that was skipped *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 dc in last dc and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
ROUND 5: 1 sc in every dc.
ROUND 6: 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 7: 1 dc in every sc.
Repeat rounds 1 to 7.

Worked from bottom up.
Ch 5 on hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with raspberry and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
Work STRIPES - see explanation above - while AT THE SAME TIME working as follows:
ROUND 1: Work 10 dc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in first dc.
ROUND 2: Work 2 dc in every dc = 20 dc.
ROUND 3: Work 1 dc and 2 dc alternately in every dc the entire round = 30 dc.
ROUND 4: Work 1 dc in every dc but work 2 dc in every 3rd dc = 40 dc.
ROUND 5: Work 1 dc in every dc but work 2 dc in every 4th dc = 50 dc.
Continue working 1 dc more between inc every round until there are 120 dc on round. Then work 1 round with dc while at the same time inc 8 dc evenly = 128 dc.
Continue stripes while at the same time working PATTERN - see explanation above - until piece measures approx. 20 cm / 8''.
Fasten off.

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