DROPS Extra / 0-1340

Heart and Soul by DROPS Design

Knitted and felted basket with hearts for Christmas in DROPS Nepal or DROPS Alaska.

DROPS design: Pattern no ne-238
Yarn group C or A + A
Measurements before felting: Diameter: approx. 27-33-36 cm / 10½"-13"-14 1/4"' Height when folded: approx. 16 cm / 6 1/4'' in all sizes.
Measurements after felting: Diameter: approx. 17-21-23 cm / 6 3/4"-8 1/4"-9" Height when folded: approx. 10 cm / 4'' in all sizes.
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes in color no 0501, gray.
150 g for all sizes in color no 3620, red

Or use:
DROPS ALASKA from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes in colour no 03, light grey.
150 g for all sizes in colour no 10, red

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') SIZE 5 mm/US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).
AFTER FELTING: 22 sts x 34 rows in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

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65% Wool, 35% Alpaca
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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
See diagram A.1. The diagram shows all rows in pattern seen from RS.

Work in the round in stockinette st.
Cast on 8 sts with red and distribute them on 4 double pointed needles size 5 mm / US 8, switch to circular needle when needed. Work 1 round in stockinette st while at the same time inc by K 2 sts in every st = 16 sts. Insert 8 markers in piece with 2 sts between every marker. Continue in the round with stockinette st – AT THE SAME TIME inc with 1 YO after every marker (= 8 YOs on round) on every other round - on next round K YO twisted to avoid holes. REMEMBER THE
KNITTING GAUGE! Continue like this until there are 120-144-160 sts on needle. Piece measures approx. 13-15-17 cm / 5"-6"-6 3/4" from middle. Insert 1 marker, NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE!

K 1 round while inc 6-0-2 sts evenly = 126-144-162 sts. Continue in stockinette st and red until piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'' in all sizes. Then work with gray but turn piece and work in the round in opposite direction (so that RS is outwards when edge is folded). When piece measures 19 cm / 7½'' in all sizes, work pattern as follows: Work A.1 (= 7-8-9 repetitions on round in total). When A.1 has been worked vertically, work 3 rounds in stockinette st with gray. P 1 round and K 1 round, then loosely bind off with P sts.

Place the basket in the washing machine with a detergent without enzymes and optical bleach. Wash at 40C/104F with normal spin but no pre-wash. After wash shape the basket to the right size while still wet and leave to dry flat - see measurements at beg of pattern. At subsequent wash, wash the basket at regular wool programme. Fold edge outwards approx. 7 cm / 2¾'' in all sizes.


All measurements in charts are in cm.

= grey
= red

Catherine 07.03.2018 - 14:53:

Hoy he terminado la cesta ,muy bonita y facíl a hacer ,

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