DROPS Extra / 0-1333

Christmas Charm by DROPS Design

Crochet shawl for Christmas with lace pattern and fans in DROPS Cotton Merino.

DROPS design: Pattern no cm-056
Yarn group B
Measurements: Length measured along inc in the mid: approx. 65 cm. Width at the top: approx. 136 cm
200 g colour no 06, red

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4.5 mm – or size needed to get 16 tr x 8 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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See diagrams A.1 to A.5.

Work back and forth from mid back if neck and down. 
Beg with Cotton Merino on hook size 4.5 mm and work pattern according to diagram A.1. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION! When entire A.1 has been worked, continue with pattern from row with arrow (= 2nd row) as follows:
Work A.2 (= inc in the side), A.3, work A.4 (= inc in the middle), A.3, A.5 (= inc in the side). When diagrams A.2 to A.5 have been worked vertically, repeat the last 4 rows in each diagram to continue inc in each side and in the middle of shawl as before. When piece measures approx. 40 cm along inc in the middle of shawl - adjust to finish with 1st or 3rd row - continue as before but now replace symbol for (1 dtr + 6 ch + 1 dtr) with (3 dtr + 2 ch + 3 dtr). Continue like this until shawl measures 65 cm in total along the middle of shawl - adjust so that last row worked is 2nd or 4th row in diagrams A.2 to A.5. Fasten off.

Place the shawl in lukewarm water until it is soaking wet. Carefully squeeze the water out of the shawl - do not twist the shawl - then roll the shawl in a towel and squeeze to remove more water - the shawl will now only be moist. Place shawl on a carpet or mattress - carefully stretch it out to measurements - see measurements at the top of pattern. Leave to dry.


= work 5 ch and form a ring with 1 sl st in 1 ch
= 1 ch
= 1 dc around ch-space
= 1 tr in st
= 1 tr around ch-space
= 1 dtr around ch-space
= 1 dtr in st
= (1 dtr + 6 ch + 1 dtr) around ch-space When piece measures 40 cm, replace symbol with (3 dtr + 2 ch + 3 dtr) around ch-space - see explanation in pattern
= 1 triple tr around ch-space
= beg on this row. First row has already been worked and diagram shows how to continue

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