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Starlet Rose by DROPS Design

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

DROPS design: Pattern no ee-540
Yarn group E or C + C
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Measurements: approx. 112 cm / 44'' in diameter (from tip to tip)
Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
200 g color no 09, old pink
200 g color no 48, beige
100 g color no 47, light beige
100 g color no 30, pastel pink
100 g color no 21, blue/violet
100 g color no 50, dark rose

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 7 mm/ K or L – or size needed to get 10 dc x 6 rows = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

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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 ch 3, then work 11 dc around the loop. Pull the yarn end to tighten loop. Fasten the yarn end on the back side.

CROCHET INFO:
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.

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1.

STRIPES:
Work piece in stripes, adjust so that every color change is in a zig or zag or at beg of round - read COLOR CHANGE. Work until 2 balls of yarn in each color has been use in stripes as follows:
STRIPE 1: Pastel pink.
STRIPE 2: Old pink.
STRIPE 3: Beige.
STRIPE 4: Blue/violet.
STRIPE 5: Light beige.
STRIPE 6: Dark rose.
STRIPE 7: Old pink.
STRIPE 8: Beige.

COLOR CHANGE:
To get a nice color change when working, work last dc on round as follows: * Make a YO, insert hook in last st, get the yarn and pull it through st, make a YO and pull it through the 2 sts on hook, then make a YO with the new color and pull it through the 2 sts on hook.
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CARPET:
Worked in the round in light beige before working stripes and zig-zag.

CIRCLE:
Work a MAGIC CIRCLE - see explanation above, with 12 dc - READ CROCHET INFO-1, on hook size 7 mm with light beige. Continue to work as follows:
ROUND 1: Work 2 dc in every dc = 24 dc.
ROUND 2: Work * 2 dc in first dc, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 36 dc. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
ROUND 3: Work * 2 dc in first dc, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 48 dc.
ROUND 4: Work * 2 dc in first dc, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 60 dc.
ROUND 5: Work * 2 dc in first dc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 72 dc.
ROUND 6: Work * 2 dc in first dc, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 90 dc. Then work zig-zag. Switch to pastel pink - READ COLOR CHANGE!

ZIG-ZAG:
Then work STRIPES - see explanation above - while AT THE SAME TIME working zig-zag as follows: Work A.1 5 times in total on round (= 10 tips). When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, repeat 3rd round in A.1. Continue until stripes are done. Piece measures approx. 112 cm / 44'' in diameter (measured from tip to tip). Fasten off.

Diagram

= dc in st below
= dc around ch-space below
= 3 ch
= this row is explained in pattern

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