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Crochet DROPS blanket with squares in ”Lima”.

DROPS design: Pattern no LI-011
Yarn group B
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Measurements: approx. 150 x 115 cm / 59" x 45"

Materials: DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
400 g color no 0619m, beige
150 g color no 0206m, light beige
150 g color no 7219, pistachio
150 g color no 3145, powder pink
150 g color no 4088, heather
150 g color no 8112, ice blue
150 g color no 6235, gray blue

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4.5 mm/US 7 - or size needed to get 1 square to measure approx. 15 x 15 cm / 6'' x 6".

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CROCHET INFO:
Replace first dc with ch 3 and finish round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

BOBBLE START:
Ch 3, work 1 dc – but wait with last pull through (= 2 sts on hook), work 1 dc the same way in the same st, pull yarn through all 3 sts on hook = 1st bobble on round.

BOBBLE:
Work 1 dc – but wait with last pull through (= 2 sts on hook), work 2 dc the same way in the same st, pull yarn through all 4 sts on hook.

PATTERN:
SQUARE 1 = beige
SQUARE 2 = gray blue
SQUARE 3 = pistachio
SQUARE 4 = powder pink
SQUARE 5 = heather
SQUARE 6 = light beige
SQUARE 7 = ice blue
Place squares as shown on fig. 1 (squares are displaced 2 squares to the right on every row).
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BLANKET:
Work 9 squares with every color = 63 squares in total.

SQUARE:
Worked in the round. Ch 6 on hook size 4.5 mm/US 7 with Lima and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 1, 12 sc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
ROUND 2: ch 4 (= 1st dc + 1 ch), * 1 dc in next sc, ch 1 *, repeat from *-* the entire round - Read CROCHET INFO above, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 12 dc and 12 ch-spaces.
ROUND 3: Sl st until 1st ch-space and work BOBBLE START - Read explanation above, * ch 3, 1 BOBBLE - Read explanation above - in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* 11 times, finish with ch 3, 1 sl st at the top of 1st bobble from beg of round = 12 bobbles and 12 ch-spaces.
ROUND 4: Sl st until 1st ch-space and work BOBBLE START, * ch 2, 1 dc in next BOBBLE, ch 2, 1 BOBBLE in next ch-space *, repeat from *-* 11 times, finish with ch 2, 1 dc in next bobble, ch 2, 1 sl st in 1st bobble from beg of round = 12 bobbles, 12 dc and 24 ch-spaces.
ROUND 5: Sl st until 1st ch-space and ch 1, 3 sc in same ch-space, then work 3 sc in every ch-space, end with 1 sl st in first sc = 72 sc.
ROUND 6: Work as follows in 1st sc: ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc = 1st corner, * work [ch 2, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc] a total of 5 times, ch 2, skip 2 sc, in next sc work as follows: 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc = next corner *, repeat from *-* the entire round. When repeating from *-* the last time, do not work 2 dc, ch 2 and 2 dc but work 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 20 sc and 28 ch-spaces.
ROUND 7: Sl st until 1st ch-space, work [ch 1, 1 hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc] in same ch-space (= 1st corner), * 1 hdc in the next 2 dc, work 2 hdc in each of the next 6 ch-spaces, 1 hdc in the next 2 dc, [2 hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc] in ch-space in next corner *. Repeat from *-* the entire round. When repeating from *-* the last time, do not work [2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc] but work 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round, fasten off.

ASSEMBLY:
Work squares tog alongside and then across. Place the squares with 7 squares in width and 9 rows in height - see fig. 1 and read PATTERN above.
Place 2 and 2 squares on top of each other WS against WS, and crochet them tog with beige as follows: Work 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on 1st square, ch 3, 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on 2nd square, * ch 3, skip 2 hdc on 1st square, 1 sc in next hdc on 1st square, ch 3, skip 2 hdc on 2nd square, 1 sc in next hdc on 2nd square *, repeat from *-*, finish with ch 3, 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on 1st square, ch 3, 1 sc in ch-space in the corner on 2nd square.
NOTE: Make sure that the transitions between every square are pretty when the squares are worked tog alongside.

CROCHET EDGE:
Work an edge around the entire blanket as follows: Work with beige 1 sc in every hdc and 2 sc in every transition between every square.
NOTE: In ch-space in each corner work as follows: 1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc. On next round work 1 sc in every sc, in every ch-space in the corner work 1 sc, 2 ch and 1 sc.
Work 1 more round the same way = 3 rounds with sc. Work next round as follows: 1 sc in 1st sc, * skip 2 sc, in next sc work 5 dc with 1 ch between each dc, skip 2 sc, 1 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* the entire round, fasten off.

Diagram

= beige
= gray blue
= pistachio
= powder pink
= heather
= light beige
= ice blue

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