DROPS Extra / 0-1050

Under the Christmas Tree by DROPS Design

DROPS Christmas: Crochet DROPS carpet with stripes and zig-zag pattern in "Eskimo".

DROPS design: Pattern no ee-517
Yarn group E or C + C
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Measurements: approx. 95 cm in diameter.
Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
400 g colour no 56, Christmas red
150 g colour no 01, off white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 7 mm – or size needed to get 10 tr x 6 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

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Tags:

pattern type: carpets, pattern/technique: zigzag, theme: christmas,

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MAGIC CIRCLE:
When piece is worked in the round, start with this technique to avoid hole in the middle (instead of ch-ring): Hold the yarn end and wind the yarn one time around the index finger to make a loop. Hold the loop with left thumb and middle finger, place the yarn over left index finger. Insert hook through the loop, make a YO and pull yarn through loop, work 3 ch, then work 11 tr around the loop. Pull the yarn end to tighten loop. Fasten the yarn end on the back side.

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

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1.

STRIPES:
Then work stripes as follows:
* 4 rounds Christmas red, 1 round off white *, repeat from *-* 3 times in total vertically. Finish with one round Christmas red.
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CARPET:
First work with Christmas red before continuing with stripes and zig-zag pattern.

Work a MAGIC CIRCLE - see explanation above, with 12 tr on hook size 7 mm with Christmas red. Continue to work as follows:
ROUND 1: Work 2 tr in every tr – READ CROCHET TIP! = 24 tr on round. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION!
ROUND 2: Work * 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 36 tr on round.
ROUND 3: Work * 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in each of the next 2 tr *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 48 tr on round.
On next round work STRIPES, AT THE SAME TIME work PATTERN according to diagram A.1 - see explanation above. Repeat A.1 4 times in total on round. When A.1. has been worked 1 time vertically, repeat 3rd row in A.1 (i.e. inc 4 tr in every repetition on round). Continue until stripes have been worked and piece measures approx. 95 cm in diameter (from edge of tips). Fasten off.

Diagram

= tr in st below
= tr in ch-space below
= 3 ch
= this row is explained in pattern = 3rd round

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