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Florella by DROPS Design

Felted DROPS bag with flowers in ”Eskimo”.

Tags: bags, felted, floral,

DROPS design: Pattern no EE-406
Yarn group E
Measurements before felting: approx. 45 cm / 17 3/4'' wide at the bottom x 38 cm / 15'' high.
Measurements after felting: approx. 30 cm / 11 3/4'' wide at the bottom x 21 cm / 8 1/4'' high.

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
300 g color no 35, lime
50 g color no 01, off white
50 g color no 24, yellow
50 g color no 26, hot pink
50 g color no 30, pastel pink
50 g color no 54, medium purple

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') SIZE 9 mm /US13 - or size needed to get 10 sts x 14 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 8 mm / L/11 – or size needed to get 1 flower = 9 cm / 3½'' in diameter before felting.

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Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.
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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
The bag is worked in the round on circular needle, top down, and sewn tog at the bottom.
Cast on 90 sts on circular needle size 9 mm / US 13 with lime. Insert a marker in each side (= 45 sts between markers). Work in stockinette st in the round.
When piece measures 10 cm / 4'', dec 1 st on each side of both markers by K 2 tog. Repeat dec every 8 cm / 3 1/8'' a total of 4 times = 74 sts.
When piece measures 37 cm / 14½'', P 1 round, then bind off with K sts.
Sew bag tog at the bottom – edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.

Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 6 sts on circular needle size 9 mm / US 13 with lime. Work as follows: * K 1, place yarn in front of piece (towards you), slip 1 st as if to P, place yarn behind piece (from you) *, repeat from *-* the rest of row. Turn piece and repeat from *-* upwards on all rows. Working like this makes a handle worked seemingly in the round.
Bind off when piece measures approx. 85 cm / 34''. Knit another handle.
Fasten one handle in each side of bag, approx. 6 cm / 2½'' in from the sides.

There are 2 colors on the flowers, choose the color combination as you want. Work a total of 18 flowers.
Work as follows: Ch 4 on hook size 8 mm / L/11 with color 1 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: Work 6 sc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.
ROUND 2 (switch to color 2): * ch 5, 1 dc in the second of the 5 ch and 1 dc in the first of the ch 5, 1 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times but the last time finish with 1 sl st in first leaf at beg of round instead of 1 sc in next st (= 6 leaves).
Fasten off.

Place the bag and the flowers 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 bag to the right size while still wet and leave to dry flat.
At subsequent wash, wash the bag at regular wool program.

Sew on the 9 flowers on each side of bag - use a sewing thread or a thin wool thread.

Comments (19)

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Wilma 10.05.2016 - 22:54:

Please direct me to a video to crochet this flower as i am a beginner although i am an acomplished knitter, just learning the art of crochet. thank you, Wilma

DROPS Design 11.05.2016 kl. 11:46:

Dear Wilma, please click here to find a step-by-step tutorial with pictures showing how to work the flowers - to learn how to make the mentioned sts, see tab "videos" at the right side of tab "materials". Happy crocheting!

Yvonne 24.07.2013 - 22:27:

Mache gerade die Tasche von meine Reste Eskimo . Leider musste ich feststellen das der fehlerteufel mal wieder zu geschlagen hat bei der Anleitung für die Blumen . Es fehlt folgendes bei der 2.runde zum schluss sollte vor den letzten wiederholungs* noch stehen 1FM in der nächste FM der Vorrunde ,siehe u.a. Bei der holländischen Anleitung.da spickele ich immer wenn ich was nicht genau verstehe

DROPS Design 25.07.2013 kl. 07:26:

Liebe Yvonne, das ist völlig richtig, da ist beim Übersetzen ein Fehler passiert. Wir werden es sofort korrigieren.

Therese 02.06.2012 - 10:45: www.sticksida.bloggs ...

Ska precis sätta stickorna i denna, fast i lite annat färgval. Ska verkligen bli roligt att se hur den ser ut när den är klar!

Coustry 11.01.2012 - 20:01:

Magnifique.........jardin fleuri

Sylviane N 11.01.2012 - 18:48:

Pour un été réussi plein de soleil

Hilly 08.01.2012 - 10:36:

Leuk tasje met bloemetjes

Susanne 05.01.2012 - 12:46: www.traumperle-onlin ...

Die ist total toll, bin schon gespannt auf das Strickmuster

Elisabeth 27.12.2011 - 22:19: www.gladestrikkepind ...

Rigtig sød den vil jeg også lave

Gunilla 27.12.2011 - 22:01:

Den vill jag göra till min mamma som behöver piggas upp!

Helle 23.12.2011 - 19:46:

Den er utrolig sød, den skal jeg have lavet

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