DROPS Extra / 0-1193

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DROPS Christmas: Crochet DROPS wreath with flowers in "Cotton Viscose"

DROPS design: Pattern no n-175
Yarn group A
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Measurements: Diameter: approx. 22 cm
Materials:
DROPS COTTON VISCOSE from Garnstudio
100 g colour no 23, dark brown
50 g colour no 05, red
50 g colour no 07, dark red
50 g colour no 10, moss green

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 3 mm – or size needed to get 24 dc x 26 rows = 10 x 10 cm. One flower = approx. 7.5 cm after last round.
ACCESSORIES: Some cotton wool for filling

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CROCHET INFO-1 (applies to wreath):
Beg every dc round with 1 ch. Finish every round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round.

CROCHET INFO-2 (applies to flower):
Beg every dc round with 1 ch. Finish round with 1 sl st in 1st dc at beg of round.
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WREATH:
Worked in the round.
Work 38 ch on hook size 3 mm with dark brown and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. Work 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the first 2 ch, skip 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the next 5 ch *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 32 dc - read CROCHET INFO-1. Work 1 dc in every dc until piece measures 50 cm - REMEMBER CROCHET TENSION. Cut the yarn - keep some yarn for assembly. Fill the pillar with some cotton wool and sew tog edge to edge in outer loops.

FLOWERS:
Work 7 flower beg with dark red and 7 flowers beg with red, switch to opposite colour on 6th round.

Crochet Flower:
Work 4 ch on hook size 3 mm with dark red (red) and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: READ CROCHET INFO-2. Work 6 dc in ch-ring.
ROUND 2: Work 1 dc in first dc, * 3 ch, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-* 5 times in total, 3 ch = 6 ch-spaces.
ROUND 3: Work as follows around first/next ch-space: * 1 dc, 1 ch, 3 tr, 1 ch, 1 dc *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION!
ROUND 4: Turn piece, * work 1 dc around first/next dc from 2nd round (behind previous leaf), 5 ch *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total.
ROUND 5: Work as follows around first/next ch-space: * 1 dc, 1 ch, 5 tr, 1 ch, 1 dc *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total.

ROUND 6: Switch to red (dark red). * Work 1 dc around first/next dc from 4th round (behind previous leaf), 6 ch *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total.
ROUND 7: Work as follows around first/next ch-space: * 1 dc, 1 ch, 1 tr, 5 dtr, 1 tr, 1 ch, 1 dc *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total.

ROUND 8: Switch to moss green: * Work 1 dc around first/next dc from 6th round (behind previous leaf), 7 ch *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total.
ROUND 9: Work as follows around first/next ch-space: * 1 dc, 1 ch, 1 tr, 3 dtr, 1 ch, 3 dtr, 1 tr, 1 ch and 1 dc *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total.
Fasten off.


ASSEMBLY:
Place the wreath flat. Place the 7 flower beg with dark red evenly spaced on top of wreath. Fasten each flower by sewing a few stitches around each of the 6 dc on 8th round with moss green.
Place the 7 flowers beg with red evenly spaced on the outer side of wreath, place them in the middle between each of the first 7 flowers, and fasten the flowers the same way.

TWINED STRING:
Cut 2 lengths moss green of 70 cm each. Twine the strands tog until they resist, fold the string double so that it twines again. Make a knot at each end. Fasten tie at the top of wreath and hang it.

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