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Little Sophie by DROPS Design

DROPS Girl’s Crocheted Poncho in Paris with blossom in Safran

PONCHO:

Sizes: 5/7 years - 8/10 years - 12/14 years

Length at center front: approx. 44 - 52 - 62 cm
[17.25" - 20.5" - 24-3/8"]

Materials: DROPS PARIS
100-150-150 gr nr 27, peach
100-100-150 gr nr 26, beige
100-100-100 gr nr 01, apricot
50-100-100 gr nr 06, hot pink
50 - 50-100 gr nr 33, pink
50 - 50 - 50 gr nr 20, light pink

DROPS 5 mm [US H] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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PONCHO:

Crochet gauge: 4 dc-groups in width and 7 rows in height = approx. 10 x 10 cm.

Stripe Pattern: See chart. 1 row of the chart = 1 crochet row.

Crochet info (for points at center front and center back: increased dc-group = 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in the same ch-loop.

Crochet tips: When changing colors, crochet over the ends of the last color and the new color to fasten them.

Poncho: The poncho is crocheted from the neck down. Ch 88-98-108 with hot pink (the chain should measure approx. 54-57-61 cm) and join into a ring with 1 sl st.

1st row: 1 sc in each ch and finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc at start of row = 88-98-108 sc. Follow crochet instructions below in stripes on chart, starting at bottom of chart.

2nd row: The start of the row will be one side (shoulder). Ch 3 (= 1 dc), 1 dc in each of the next 2 sc, ch 1, skip over 2 sc, * 1 dc in each of the next 3 sc, ch 1, skip over 2 sc *, repeat * - * a total of 3-3-4 times (= 4-4-5 dc-groups), 3 dc in the next sc, ch 1 (= center front point), 3 dc in the next sc, ch 1, skip over 2 sc, * 1 dc in each of the next 3 sc, ch 1, skip over 2 sc *, repeat * - * a total of 8-9-10 times, 3 dc in the next sc, ch 1 (= center back point), 3 dc in the next sc, ch 1, skip over 2 sc, * 1 dc in each of the next 3 sc, ch 1, skip over 2 sc *, repeat * - * a total of 4-5-5 times and finish with 1 sl st in ch 3 at start of row = 8-9-10 dc-groups between each point.
Then 1 sl st in each of the first 2 dc and the first ch-loop.

3rd row: Ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-loop, ch 1, * 3 dc in the next ch-loop, ch 1 *, repeat * - * a total of 3-3-4 times, crochet an increased dc-group (see instructions above) in ch-loop at center front point, ch 1, * 3 dc in the next ch-loop, ch 1 *, repeat * - * a total of 9-10-11 times, crochet an increased dc-group in ch-loop at center back point, ch 1, * 3 dc in the next ch-loop, ch 1 *, repeat * - * a total of 5-6-6 times and finish with 1 sl st in ch 3 at start of row = 9-10-11 dc-groups between each point.
Then 1 sl st in each of the first 2 dc and the first ch-loop.

From 4th row to finished measurements: Continue in the same manner as 3rd row – there will be 1 dc-group more between each point after every row.
When the piece measures approx. 32-37-44 cm from neck along shoulder (= approx. 22-26-31 rows) – or to desired length – cut yarn and fasten. The piece measures approx. 44-52-62 cm from neck down at center front.





BLOSSOM:

Materials: SAFRAN
Small amount nr 02, pink

DROPS 3 mm [US C] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Crocheted blossom: Ch 4 with Safran and join into a ring with 1 sl st.

1st row: 6 sc in ring, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc.

2nd row: 1 sc in first sc, * ch 3, 1 sc in the next sc *, repeat * - * a total of 5 times and finish with ch 3 and 1 sl st in first sc at start of row = 6 ch-loops. Ch 1, turn piece and crochet from back side.

3rd row: Crochet as follows in each ch-loop: 1 sc, ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1, 1 sc, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc at start of row.

4th row: * 1 sc in sc from 2nd row (crochet on back side of petal around sts from previous row, pull yarn tight), ch 4 *, repeat * - * a total of 6 times and finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc at start of row.

5th row: Ch 1, crochet as follows in each ch-loop:
1 sc, ch 1, 5 dc, ch 1, 1 sc, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc at start of row.

6th row: * 1 sc in sc from 4th row (crochet on back side of the 2 petals around sts from previous row, pull yarn tight), ch 5 *, repeat * - * a total of 6 times and finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc at start of row.

7th row: Ch 1, crochet as follows in each ch-loop:
1 sc, ch 1, 1 dc, 5 tc, 1 dc, ch 1, 1 sc, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc at start of row.

Cut yarn and fasten – sew a small safety pin to back.

Diagram

= no 06, hot pink
= no 1, apricot
= no 27, peach
= no 26, beige
= no 20, light pink
= no 33, pink

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