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Crochet DROPS carpet with stripe pattern in 2 strands "Eskimo".

DROPS design: Pattern no ee-520
Yarn group E + E or F
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Measurements: Diameter: Approx. 94 cm / 37''
Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
500 g color no 01, off white
150 g color no 37, sapphire
150 g color no 54, medium purple
150 g color no 35, lime
150 g color no 26, hot pink
100 g color no 05, petrol

DROPS CROCHET Hook size 8 mm / L/11 – or size needed to get 8 sc/dc in width with 2 strands = 10 cm / 4''.

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PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.4.

STRIPE COLORS:
Work with 2 strands of each color.
A.1:
ROUND 1: Petrol
ROUND 2: Sapphire

A.2:
ROUND 1-2: Off white
ROUND 3: Medium purple
ROUND 4: Lime

A.3:
ROUND 1-2: Off white
ROUND 3: Hot pink
ROUND 4: Medium purple
ROUND 5-7: Off white
ROUND 8: Sapphire
ROUND 9: Petrol
ROUND 10: Lime

A.4:
ROUND 1-2: Off white
ROUND 3: Hot pink
ROUND 4: Medium purple
ROUND 5-6: Off white
ROUND 7-8: Sapphire

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

COLOR CHANGE:
Crochet last sl st on the last round with the colors of next round to get a nice color change.

CROCHET TOG:
Work 2 dc into 1 dc: Work 1 dc but wait with last pull through (= 2 strands on hook), then work next dc but on last pull through, pull yarn through all sts on hook.
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CARPET:
Crochet 4 ch on hook size 8 mm / L/11 with 2 strands petrol and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. READ STRIPE COLORS. Work either according to diagram or pattern, i.e. work as follows:

Work according to diagram:
Read CROCHET INFO and COLOR CHANGE! Work A.1 the entire round (= 1 repetition in total), A.2 (= 6 repetitions in total), A.3 (= 12 repetitions in total), finish with A.4 (= 18 repetitions).

Work A.1 as follows:
ROUND 1: READ COLOR CHANGE. Work 5 ch (= 1 tr and 1 ch), * 1 tr in ch-ring, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* 10 more times, finish with 1 sl st in 4th ch from beg of round = 12 tr and 12 ch.
ROUND 2: 2 ch (= 1 sc and 1 ch), 2 sc in next ch, ch 1, 2 sc in next ch *, repeat from *-* 9 more times, work ch 1, 1 sc in next ch, finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch from beg of round = 24 sc and 12 ch. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
Work A.2 as follows:
ROUND 1: READ CROCHET INFO! Work * 3 dc in first ch, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 12 dc-groups and 12 ch.
ROUND 2: * 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 1 dc in next ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 48 dc.
ROUND 3: * 1 sc in each of the first 3 dc, 2 sc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 60 sc.
ROUND 4: * work 2 dc into 1 dc in first sc – READ CROCHET TOG, ch 3, skip 1 sc, work 2 dc into 1 dc in next sc, ch 3, skip 2 sc, work 2 dc into 1 dc in next sc, 3 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 24 dc-groups and 24 ch-spaces.
Work A.3 as follows:
ROUND 1: Work 3 sc in every ch-space the entire round = 72 sc.
ROUND 2: * 1 dc in each of the first 3 sc, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 72 dc and 24 ch-spaces.
ROUND 3: * ch 3, 2 sc in first ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 24 ch-spaces and 48 sc.
ROUND 4: * 4 dc in first ch-space, 2 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 24 dc-groups and 24 ch-spaces.
ROUND 5: * ch 5, 1 sc in first ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 24 ch-spaces and 24 sc.
ROUND 6: * 5 sc in first ch-space, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 120 sc and 24 ch.
ROUND 7: * work 2 dc into 1 dc in first sc, ch 2, skip 1 sc, work 2 dc into 1 dc in next sc, ch 2, skip 1 sc, work 2 dc into 1 dc in next sc, 2 ch, skip 1 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 72 dc-groups and 72 ch-spaces.
ROUND 8: * ch 2, 1 sc in first ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 72 sc and 72 ch-spaces.
ROUND 9: * 2 dc in first ch-space, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 72 dc-groups and 24 ch-spaces.
ROUND 10: * 4 dc in first ch, ch 2, skip 2 dc + 1 ch + 2 dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 36 dc-groups and 36 ch-spaces.
Work A.4 as follows:
ROUND 1: Work * ch 5, 1 sc in first ch-space *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 36 ch-spaces and 36 sc.
ROUND 2: * 5 sc in first ch-space, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 180 sc and 36 ch.
ROUND 3: * work 2 dc into 1 dc in first sc, ch 1, skip 1 sc, work 2 dc into 1 dc in next sc, ch 1, work 2 dc into 1 dc in next sc, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 108 dc and 108 ch-spaces.
ROUND 4: * 1 sc in first ch, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 108 sc and 108 ch.
ROUND 5: * 1 dc in first sc, 2 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 108 dc and 108 ch-spaces.
ROUND 6: ** 1 dc + 2 ch + 1 dc in first ch-space, ch 2, * 1 dc in next ch-space, 2 ch *, repeat from *-* 4 more times **, repeat from **-** the entire round = 126 dc and 126 ch-spaces.
ROUND 7: * 1 sc in first ch-space, 2 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 126 sc and 126 ch-spaces.
ROUND 8: * 1 sc in first ch-space, 2 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 126 sc and 126 ch-spaces.
Fasten off. Carpet measures approx. 97 cm / 38 1/4'' in diameter

Diagram

= ch
= sc around st
= sc in st
= dc around st
= dc in st
= tr around st
= Work 2 dc into 1 dc: Work 1 dc but wait with last pull through (= 2 strands on hook), then work next dc in same st but on last pull through, pull yarn through all sts on hook.
= 1 sl st in 4th/1st ch at beg of round
= shows last round on A.3


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