DROPS Extra / 0-856

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Knitted DROPS Christmas ball in ”Karisma”.

DROPS design: Pattern no u-658
Yarn group B
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Measurements:
Height: approx. 8-9 cm
Materials: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 18, red
50 g colour no 01, off white

Some cotton wool or similar for filling One red ball = 4 Christmas balls.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 2.5 mm - or size needed to get 26 sts x 34 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 3 mm - for strap.

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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.
PATTERN:
See diagram A-1. The entire pattern is worked in stocking st in the round on double pointed needles.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making a yo - K this yo twisted on next row, i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front to avoid holes.
Inc 1 st on each side of st with marker (off white) as follows:
Work 1st st in A-1, make a yo with red, Work til 1 st before st with marker, make a yo with red, work the next 2 sts (= 1 red and 1 off white).

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 st on each side of st with marker (off white) as follows: Work until 2 sts remain before this st, work the next 2 sts tog with red, work 1 st (with marker), slip 1 st as if to K, work next st with red, psso.
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BALL:
Work the ball in the round in stocking st on double pointed needles, bottom up. Cast on 6 sts with red Karisma on 3 double pointed needles size 2.5 mm (= 2 sts on every needle). Work 1 round. On next round, inc by working 2 sts in every st (= 4 sts on every needle).
Then work diagram A-1 - when 1st round in A-1 has been worked, insert a marker in the last st on every needle (off white), move the marker upwards when working - AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st with red on each side of st with marker - Read INCREASE TIP above. Then dec 1 st with red on each side of st with marker - Read DECREASE TIP. When A-1 has been worked (= 4 sts remain on every needle), fill the ball with some cotton wool. Finish with 1 round red. Cut the thread, leave approx. 50 cm - this is used for the strap. Pull thread through all sts and tighten tog.

STRAP:
Work a ch-row that measures approx. 16 cm on hook size 3 mm, finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch made. Cut and fasten the thread.


Diagram

= off white
= red

Comments (1)

Kendra 25.02.2014 - 15:32:

Thank you for this charming & unique pattern, I love it. and will surely make some. Congratulations

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