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Kitchen Flowers by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS pot holder with flower squares in ”Paris”.

DROPS design: Pattern no w-564
Yarn group C or A + A
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Measurements: 20 x 20 cm / 8" x 8"
Materials:
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
150 g color no 17, off white
50 g color no 100, light wash
50 g color no 103, dark wash

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 – or size needed to get 18 dc x 10.5 rows = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

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CROCHET INFO:
Beg every round with dc with 3 ch and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch on round.
Beg every round with hdc with 2 ch and finish with 1 sl st in 2nd ch on round.

PICOT:
Work ch 2, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from hook.

COLOR CHANGE:
To get a nice transition between the color changes, work last sl st on round with the new color as follows: Insert hook in last ch from beg of round, get the new yarn, make a YO with the new color and pull it through st on hook.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1-A.2. After 1st round, repeat A.1 4 times in total on round. A.2 is repeated 4 times in total on round.
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POT HOLDER:
Worked in two parts that are worked tog at the end.

FLOWER SQUARE:
Work 7 ch on hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with light wash and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: Work ch 1, * 1 sc in ch-ring, 13 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 8 times, finish with 1 sl st in first ch = 8 ch-spaces. Fasten off.
See diagram A.1. Switch color to dark wash.
ROUND 2: Work 1 sl st in first ch-space, ch 6, * 1 sl st in next ch-space, 6 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times, finish with 1 sl st in first sl st = 8 ch-spaces. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
ROUND 3: Work ch 3, * work 2 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* 8 times in total, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch = 32 dc.
ROUND 4: Work ch 1, * 1 sc in first/next dc, skip 1 dc, in next ch-space work as follows: 2 dc, 2 tr, 1 PICOT – see explanation above, 2 tr, 2 dc, skip 1 dc, 1 sc in next dc, 1 sl st in next ch st *, repeat from *-* 8 times in total, finish with 1 sl st in first ch = 8 leaves.
Switch to off white - READ COLOR CHANGE!
ROUND 5: Work ch 2, * 8 ch, 1 hdc around ch on 3rd round *, repeat from *-* 8 times in total, finish with 1 sl st in 2nd ch = 8 ch-space. Spaces are folded behind the leaves on 4th round.
ROUND 6: Work ch 2, * ch 4, 1 hdc in ch-space, ch 4, 1 tr in next hdc, ch 4, 1 tr in same hdc, ch 4, 1 hdc in next ch-space, ch 4, 2 hdc in next hdc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total, finish with 1 sl st in 2nd ch.
ROUND 7: Work ch 3, * 4 dc in ch-space, skip 1 hdc, work 5 dc in next ch-space, skip 1 tr, 2 dc in next ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, skip 1 tr, 5 dc in next ch-space, skip 1 hdc, 4 dc in next ch-space, skip 2 hdc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch = 88 dc.
ROUND 8: Work ch 3, * 1 dc in each of the next 11 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 11 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch = 104 dc.
ROUND 9: Switch color to light wash. Work ch 3, ** * 1 dc in first/next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total, 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, * 1 dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total **, repeat from **-** 4 times in total, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch = 72 dc.
ROUND 10: Switch to off white. Work ch 3, ** work 1 dc in first/next dc, 1 dc in next ch, * 1 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next ch *, repeat from *-* 5 times in total, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 dc in next ch-space (= corner), ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, * 1 dc around next ch, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total, 1 dc around next ch **, repeat from **-** 3 times in total, then work as follows: Work 1 dc in next dc, 1 dc around next ch, * 1 dc in next dc, 1 dc around next ch *, repeat from *-* 5 times in total, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 dc in next ch-space (= corner), 8 ch (corner with strap), 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, * 1 dc around next ch, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total, 1 dc around next ch, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch = 140 dc and 4 ch-spaces (= the corners).

SQUARE (BACK PIECE):
Work 7 ch on hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with off white and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch - REMEMBER CROCHET INFO.
ROUND 1: See diagram A.2. Work 3 ch - READ CROCHET INFO, * 3 dc in ch-ring, 4 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch = 12 dc.
ROUND 2: Work * 1 dc in each of the first 3 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total = 28 dc.
ROUND 3: Work * 1 dc in each of the first 5 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total = 44 dc.
ROUND 4: Work * 1 dc in each of the first 7 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total = 60 dc.
ROUND 5: Work * 1 dc in each of the first 9 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, 4
ch, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 6 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total = 76 dc.
ROUND 6: Work * 1 dc in each of the first 11 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 8 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total = 92 dc.
ROUND 7: Work * 1 dc in each of the first 13 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 10 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total = 108 dc.
ROUND 8: Work * 1 dc in each of the first 15 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 12 dc *, repeat from *-* 4 times in total = 124 dc.
ROUND 9: Work * 1 dc in each of the first 17 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, ch 4, 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 14 dc *, repeat from *-* 3 times in total, then work as follows: Work 1 dc in each of the first 17 dc, 2 dc in ch-space, 8 ch (corner with strap), 2 dc in same ch-space, 1 dc in each of the next 14 dc = 140 dc.

ASSEMBLY:
Place flower square on top of back piece, WS against WS. NOTE: Make sure that the corner with strap is in the same corner on flower square and back piece, work them tog with off white, beg from first dc after corner with strap as follows: Work 1 sc through both layers until next corner, * 2 sc in both ch-spaces, ch 4, 2 sc in same ch-spaces, 1 sc through both layers until next corner *, repeat from *-* 2 times in total, 1 sc through both layers until corner with strap, then work as follows around strap: 4 sc around both straps, ch 3, 4 sc around both straps again = 156 sc. Fasten off.

Diagram

= sc around ch
= ch
= sl st
= dc in st
= dc around ch
= tr around ch-space
= tr in st
= hdc around ch and sl st
= hdc around ch-space
= hdc in st
= Picot: ch 2, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook
= sc in st


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