Princess Petal by DROPS Design

Circle jacket crocheted in 2 threads DROPS BabyAlpaca Silk. Size children 3 - 12 years.

DROPS design: Pattern no bs-005-bn
Yarn group A + A
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Size: 3/5 - 6/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years
Size in cm: 98/110 - 116/128 - 134/140 - 146/152
Chest measurements: 54/58 - 60/64 - 66/70 - 72/76
Materials:
DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
150-150-150-200 g, colour no 4088, heather
150-150-150-150 g colour no 3250, light old pink
100-100-150-150 g colour no 3125, light pink
100-100-100-100 g colour no 0100, off white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 5 mm – or size needed to get 15 tr in width x 8 rows vertically with 2 strands = 10 x 10 cm.

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STRIPES - BODY:
Worked in a circle from mid back.
Beg with 2 strands of colour 4088. Continue as follows:
3-3-4-4 rounds with 2 strands of colour 4088.
3-3-4-4 rounds with 1 strand of colour 4088 + 1 strand of colour 3250.
3-4-4-4 rounds with 2 strands of colour 3250.
4-4-4-5 rounds with 1 strand of colour 3250 + 1 strand of colour 3125.
4-4-4-5 rounds with 2 strands of colour 3125.
3-4-4-4 rounds/rows with 1 strand of colour 3125 + 1 strand of colour 0100.
3-3-5-5 rows with 2 strands of colour 0100.

STRIPES - SLEEVE:
Worked from sleeve cap and down in stripes as follows:
Beg with 1 strand of colour 3250 + 1 strand of colour 3125.
Work 9-10-11-12 cm with this colour combination. Continue with 9-10-11-12 cm with 2 strands of colour 3250 and
10-10-11-12 cm with 1 strand of colour 4088 + 1 strand of colour 3250. Then finish the sleeve with 2 strands of colour 4088 = approx. 10-11-12-12 cm.

CROCHET INFO:
Replace first tr on every round/row with 3 ch. Finish every round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

DECREASE TIP 1 (applies to body):
Dec as follows: Work tr until 3 tr remain, * in the first of these work 1 htr, in the next 1 dc and in the last 1 sl st, turn with 1 ch, skip sl st, work 1 sl st in dc, 1 dc in htr, 1 htr in first tr, continue with tr until 3 tr remain at the end of row *, repeat from *-* until 6-7-7-7 rows have been worked in total.

DECREASE TIP 2 (applies to sleeves):
Dec 1 tr at beg and end of row by working the second and third tr tog and the 2 next to last tr tog, this is done as follows: Work 1 tr in first tr but wait with last pull through, work 1 tr in next tr but on last pull through, pull thread through all 3 loops on hook.
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BODY:
Worked in the round in a circle from mid back with 2 strands and STRIPES – see explanation above.
Crochet 5 ch on hook size 5 mm and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. READ CROCHET INFO!
ROUND 1:
12 tr in ch-ring.
ROUND 2:
1 tr, * 2 ch, 1 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 2 ch and 1 sl st in 1st tr = 12 tr with 2 ch between each.
ROUND 3:
1 tr in every tr and 2 tr in every ch-space the entire round = 36 tr.
ROUND 4:
* 1 tr in each of the first 2 tr, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 48 tr.
ROUND 5:
1 tr, * 2 ch, skip 1 tr, 1 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 2 ch and 1 sl st in 1st tr = 24 tr with 2 ch between each.
ROUND 6:
1 tr in every tr and 2 tr in every ch-space the entire round = 72 tr.
ROUND 7:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 6th tr work 2 tr = 84 tr.
ROUND 8:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 7th tr work 2 tr = 96 tr.
ROUND 9:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 8th tr work 2 tr = 108 tr.
ROUND 10:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 9th tr work 2 tr = 120 tr.
ROUND 11:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 10th tr work 2 tr = 132 tr.
Piece measures approx. 14 cm from centre and outwards.

SIZE 3/5 YEARS:
ROUND 12:
Work 1 tr in each of the first 30 tr (= up towards neck), work 22 loose ch, skip the next 20 tr (= armhole), then work 1 tr in each of the next 62 tr (= down towards back), work 22 loose ch, skip the next 20 tr (= armhole) and fasten with 1 sl st in first tr at beg of round.
ROUND 13:
Work 1 tr in each of the first 30 tr but inc 2 tr evenly (= 32 tr), then work 22 tr in ch-row over armhole, work 1 tr in each of the next 62 tr but inc 2 tr evenly (= 64 tr), work 22 tr in ch-row over armhole, and fasten with 1 sl st in first tr at beg of round = 140 tr.
ROUND 14 to 17:
Continue with tr – at the same time inc 10 tr evenly on every round. After 17th round there are 180 tr on round and piece measures approx. 21 cm from centre and outwards. Fasten off.
Then work only over 60 tr in each side - i.e. the 30 tr at the top by neck and the 30 tr at the bottom of back are no longer worked. Continue with explanation below front piece.

SIZE 6/8 YEARS:
ROUND 12:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 11th tr work 2 tr = 144 tr.
ROUND 13:
Work 1 tr in each of the first 35 tr (= up towards neck), work 23 loose ch, skip the next 21 tr (= armhole), then work 1 tr in each of the next 67 tr (= down towards back), work 23 loose ch, skip the next 21 tr (= armhole) and fasten with 1 sl st in first tr at beg of round.
ROUND 14:
Work 1 tr in each of the first 35 tr but inc 3 tr evenly (= 38 tr), then work 23 tr in ch-row over armhole, work 1 tr in each of the next 67 tr but inc 3 tr evenly (= 70 tr), work 23 tr in ch-row over armhole, and fasten with 1 sl st in first tr at beg of round = 154 tr.
ROUND 15 to 19:
Continue with tr – at the same time inc 10 tr evenly on every round. After 19th round there are 204 tr on round and piece measures approx. 23 cm from centre and outwards. Fasten off.
Then work only over 68 tr in each side - i.e. the 34 tr at the top by neck and the 34 tr at the bottom of back are no longer worked. Continue with explanation below front piece.

SIZE 9/10 YEARS:
ROUND 12:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 11th tr work 2 tr = 144 tr.
ROUND 13:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 12th tr work 2 tr = 156 tr.
ROUND 14:
Work 1 tr in each of the first 38 tr (= up towards neck), work 25 loose ch, skip the next 23 tr (= armhole), then work 1 tr in each of the next 72 tr (= down towards back), work 25 loose ch, skip the next 23 tr (= armhole) and fasten with 1 sl st in first tr at beg of round.
ROUND 15:
Work 1 tr in each of the first 38 tr but inc 3 tr evenly (= 41 tr), then work 25 tr in ch-row over armhole, work 1 tr in each of the next 72 tr but inc 3 tr evenly (= 75 tr), work 25 tr in ch-row over armhole, and fasten with 1 sl st in first tr at beg of round = 166 tr.
ROUND 16 to 21:
Continue with tr – at the same time inc 10 tr evenly on every round. After 21st round there are 226 tr on round and piece measures approx. 26 cm from centre and outwards. Fasten off.
Then work only over 74 tr in each side - i.e. the 39 tr at the top by neck and the 39 tr at the bottom of back are no longer worked. Continue with explanation below front piece.

SIZE 11/12 YEARS:
ROUND 12:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 11th tr work 2 tr = 144 tr.
ROUND 13:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 12th tr work 2 tr = 156 tr.
ROUND 14:
Work 1 tr in every tr but in every 13th tr work 2 tr = 168 tr.
ROUND 15:
Work 1 tr in each of the first 42 tr (= up towards neck), work 27 loose ch, skip the next 25 tr (= armhole), then work 1 tr in each of the next 76 tr (= down towards back), work 27 loose ch, skip the next 25 tr (= armhole) and fasten with 1 sl st in first tr at beg of round.
ROUND 16:
Work 1 tr in each of the first 42 tr but inc 4 tr evenly (= 46 tr), then work 27 tr in ch-row over armhole, work 1 tr in each of the next 76 tr but inc 4 tr evenly (= 80 tr), work 27 tr in ch-row over armhole, and fasten with 1 sl st in first tr at beg of round = 180 tr.
ROUND 17 to 23:
Continue with tr – at the same time inc 10 tr evenly on every round. After 23rd round there are 250 tr on round and piece measures approx. 28 cm from centre and outwards. Fasten off.
Then work only over 83 tr in each side - i.e. the 42 tr at the top by neck and the 42 tr at the bottom of back are no longer worked. Continue with explanation below front piece.

LEFT FRONT PIECE - ALL SIZES:
= 60-68-74-83 tr. Insert 1 marker after 18-20-22-24 sts in from each side (= 24-28-30-35 sts between markers). Then work stripes and tr back and forth while AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st at each marker on every row (i.e. inc 2 tr on row - inc alternately before and after each marker outwards) until a total of 6-6-8-8 rows have been worked back and forth AT THE SAME TIME work according to DECREASE TIP 1. Fasten off.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Work same way as on left front piece over 60-68-74-83 tr in right side.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth from sleeve cap and down - see STRIPES - SLEEVE above.
Work 24-27-28-34 LOOSE ch with 1 strand of colour 3250 + 1 strand of colour 3125.
ROW 1: Turn and work 1 tr in 4th ch from hook (the first 3 ch = 1 tr), then work 1 tr in every ch the entire row = 22-25-26-32 tr. Turn piece.
ROW 2: Work 3 ch + 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in every tr until last tr and 3 tr in last tr = 26-29-30-36 tr. Turn piece.
ROW 3: Work 3 ch + 1 tr in first tr, 1 tr in every tr until 1 tr remains and 2 tr in last tr. Turn piece.
Work 1-1-2-2 more rows as 3rd row = 30-33-36-42 tr.
NEXT ROW: Work 3 ch + 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in every tr until last tr and 3 tr in last tr = 34-37-40-46 tr. Turn piece.
Now work 1 tr in every tr until piece measures 7-8-9-10 cm. Continue with tr while AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 tr in each side - SEE DECREASE TIP! Repeat dec every 8th-6th-5th-4th row 2-3-4-6 more times = 28-29-30-32 tr.
Continue with 1 tr in every tr until sleeve measures 38-41-45-48 cm. Fasten off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew sleeve seams edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.
Work 1 round around the entire body as follows with 2 strands of colour 0100: 1 sl st in first st, * 3 ch, 1 tr in first ch (= 1 picot), skip 1 tr, fasten with 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 1 sl st in first sl st. Sew sleeves in body - make sure that sleeve cap is sewn in at the top of armholes, i.e. where the distance is shortest.
Work an edge around the sleeves the same way as around body but with 2 strands of colour 4088.

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