DROPS Extra / 0-1000

Christmas Star by DROPS Design

DROPS Christmas: Crochet DROPS pot holder in ”Paris” with decorative flower in ”Cotton Viscose”.

DROPS design: Pattern no w-494
Yarn group C
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POT HOLDER:
Measurements: approx. 22 cm / 8 3/4'' in diameter.

Materials for 2 pot holders:
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
100 g color no 12, red
100 g color no 43, green
50 g color no 14, strong yellow
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm / G/6 – or size needed to get 17 dc = width 10 cm / 4''.


DECORATIVE FLOWER:
Measurements: 15 cm / 6'' in diameter.

Materials:
DROPS COTTON VISCOSE from Garnstudio
50 g color no 10, moss green
50 g color no 05, red
50 g color no 04, mustard
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 1.5 mm

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CROCHET TIP:
Place the leaves to be fastened tog flat and see how best to fasten them tog, adjust if necessary.
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CHRISTMAS STAR:
Pot holder and decorative flower are worked according to same pattern. Use crochet hook size 4 mm / G/6 with Paris for pot holder and use crochet hook size 1.5 mm with Cotton Viscose for decorative flower. Skip the strap if decorative flower does not need it.

Ch 4 with strong yellow or mustard and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 1, * 1 sc, ch 4 *, repeat from *-* 7 more times. Switch color to red and finish with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 2: ch 3 (= replace first dc), 2 dc in 1st sc, 3 dc in every sc around the circle, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch = 24 dc.
ROUND 3: In first st ch 10, in 2nd ch from hook work 1 sc, then work in the next 8 ch as follows: 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr, 1 dtr, 1 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc (= first leaf), skip 3 sts, * in next st work 1 sl st, 10 ch, in 2nd ch from hook work 1 sc, then work in the next 8 ch as follows: 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr, 1 dtr, 1 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, skip 3 sts *, repeat from *-* 4 more times. Finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round = 6 leaves.
ROUND 4: Now work around the leaves as follows: * ch 1 + 1 sc, in each of the next 8 sts, ch 2, 1 sc in each of the next 9 sts, 1 sl st in first ch on next leaf *, repeat from *-* 5 more times.
ROUND 5: Now fold the leaves forward and work on the back of leaves as follows: ch 3, 6 dc in 3rd st on 2nd round (work on the back of leaves), * skip 3 sts and in the 4th st between the next 2 leaves work 6 dc in same st *, repeat from *-* 4 more times. Finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round = 36 dc.
ROUND 6: ch 13, in 2nd ch from hook work 1 sc, then work in the next 11 ch as follows: 1 hdc, 1 dc, 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc (= first leaf), skip 2 sts, * in next st work 1 sl st, 13 ch, in 2nd ch from hook work 1 sc, then work in the next 11 ch as follows: 1 hdc, 1 dc, 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, skip 2 sts *, repeat from *-* 10 more times. Finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round = 12 leaves.
ROUND 7: Now work around the leaves as follows: * ch 1, 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* 1 more time (= 2 times in total), * ch 1, 1 hdc in next st *, repeat from *-* 1 more time (= 2 times in total). * ch 1, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-* 3 more times (= 4 times in total). Work ch 1, 1 hdc in next st, * ch 1, 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* 2 more times (= 3 times in total) ch 2 (at the tip of leaf), 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 hdc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 sts, 1 hdc, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 sl st in first ch on next leaf.
Then work * ch 1 and 1 sc in the next 2 sts, then fasten the leaves tog - READ CROCHET TIP - as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of hdc on previous leaf and tip on leaf on 4th round. Then work 1 hdc, 1 ch and 1 dc in the next 4 sts, ch 1, 1 hdc, ch 1 and 1 sc in the next 3 sts, ch 2, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 hdc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 sts, 1 hdc, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 sl st in first ch on next leaf. Then work 1 ch and 1 sc in the next 2 sts, then fasten the leaves tog as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of hdc on previous leaf. Then work 1 hdc, 1 ch and 1 dc in the next 4 sts, ch 1, 1 hdc, 1 ch and 1 sc in the next 3 sts, ch 2, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 hdc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 sts, 1 hdc, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 sl st in first ch on next leaf *, repeat from *-* 4 more times.
Then work 1 ch and 1 sc in the next 2 sts, then fasten the leaf tog with first leaf as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of hdc on previous leaf and tip on leaf on 4th round. Then work 1 hdc, 1 ch and 1 dc in the next 4 sts, ch 1, 1 hdc, 1 ch and 1 sc in the next 3 sts, ch 2, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts, 1 hdc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 sts, 1 hdc, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts.
Switch color to green or moss green and work 1 sl st in first ch on round.

ROUND 8: Now fold the leaves forward and work on the back of leaves as follows: ch 3 (replace 1st dc), 4 dc in 3rd st on 5th round, skip 2 sts and in the 3rd st work 4 dc. Then work * 5 dc in 3rd st on 5th round, skip 2 sts and in the 3rd st work 4 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 more times. Finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round = 54 dc.

ROUND 9: ch 1, 3 sc, 1 sl st in next st, ch13 , in 2nd ch from hook work 1 sc, then work in the next 11 ch as follows: 1 hdc, 1 dc, 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
* Work 4 sc, in 5th st ch 13, in 2nd ch from hook work 1 sc, then work in the next 11 ch as follows: 1 hdc, 1 dc, 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sts. Then work 1 sl st in next st, ch 13, in 2nd ch from hook work 1 sc, then work in the next 11 ch as follows: 1 hdc, 1 dc, 2 tr, 2 dtr, 2 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc *, repeat from *-* 4 more times. Then work 4 sc.
Now work leaf with strap as follows: 1 sl st in next st, work 24 ch, in 14th ch from hook work 1 sl st, then work in the next ch as follows: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 tr, 1 dtr, 1 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc. Finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round = 12 leaves.

ROUND 10: ch 1, 3 sc. Now work around the leaf as follows: 1 sc in the next 6 sts, then fasten leaf tog with leaves on 7th round - remember Crochet tip - as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of upper hdc on leaf to the right on 7th round. Then work 1 ch and 1 sc in the next 6 sts, ch 2, 1 sc in the next 6 sts, then fasten leaf tog with leaf on 7th round as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of upper hdc on leaf to the left on 7th round. Then work 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc. * Work 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts. Now work around next leaf as follows: 1 sl st in next st, ch 1, 1 sc in the next 5 sts, then fasten leaf tog with leaves on 7th round as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of upper hdc on leaf to the right on 7th round. Then work 1 ch and 1 sc in the next 6 sts, ch 2, 1 sc in the next 6 sts, then fasten leaf tog with leaf on 7th round as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of upper hdc on the leaf to the left on 7th round, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sts. Then work 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc. Now work around next leaf as follows: 1 sl st in next st, ch 1, 1 sc in the next 5 sts, then fasten leaf tog with leaves on 7th round as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of upper hdc on leaf to the right on 7th round. Then work 1 ch and 1 sc in the next 6 sts, ch 2, 1 sc in the next 6 sts, then fasten leaf tog with leaf on 7th round as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of upper hdc on the leaf to the left on 7th round, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sts *, repeat from *-* 4 more times.
Work 4 sc. Now work around the last leaf as follows: 1 sl st in next st, ch 1, 1 sc in the next 5 sts, then fasten leaf tog with leaves on 7th round as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of upper hdc on leaf to the right on 7th round. Then work 1 ch and 1 sc in the next 6 sts, 1 sl st in each of the 14 ch for strap, 1 sc in the next 6 sts, then fasten leaf tog with leaf on 7th round as follows: 1 sl st in back loop of upper hdc on the leaf to the left on 7th round, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sts. Finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round.
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