DROPS Extra / 0-1418

Time for Romance by DROPS Design

Crocheted heart-shaped place mat for Valentine’s Day. The piece is worked in DROPS Paris.

DROPS Design: Pattern no w-730
Yarn group C or A + A
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Measurements: Width: approx. 21 cm / 8 1/4''. Height: approx. 19 cm / 7½''.
Materials:
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
50 g color 12, red

The piece can also be crocheted with yarn from:
"Alternative yarn (Yarn group C)" – see link below.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 3.5 MM/E/4 – or the size needed to get 18 double crochets on 10 cm / 4'' in width.

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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.
INFORMATION FOR THE PATTERN:

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1. The first round is described in the text.
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PLACE MAT:
The piece is worked in the round, starting from the middle of the heart – see star in diagram.

Casting on – see the black line in middle of diagram A.1; work as follows: Work 37 chain stitches with hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 and Paris.
ROUND 1: Work 3 chain stitches (= 1 double crochet: oval symbol), turn and work 6 double crochets in the 4th chain stitch from the hook, * 2 chain stitches, skip 2 chain stitches, 1 double crochet in the next chain stitch *, work from *-* a total of 6 times, work 5 chain stitches, * 1 double crochet in the next chain stitch, 2 chain stitches, skip 2 chain stitches *, work from *-* a total of 6 times, work 7 double crochets in the next chain stitch, * 2 chain stitches, skip 2 chain stitches, 1 double crochet in the next chain stitch *, work from *-* a total of 5 times, skip 5 chain stitches, * 1 double crochet in the next chain stitch, 2 chain stitches, skip 2 chain stitches *, work from *-* a total of 5 times, finish with 1 slip stitch in the 3rd chain stitch at the beginning of the round.
Continue in the round according to diagram A.1 until the diagram has been completed – REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE! Cut and fasten the strand. To make the place mat stiff – it can be dipped in sugar water or colorless fizzy drink and left flat to dry.

Diagram

All measurements in charts are in cm.

= cast on – see explanation in the text
= casting-on begins here and work in direction of the arrow - these chain stitches are described in the text
= round 1 starts here - the round is explained in the text
= 2 chain stitches
= 5 chain stitches
= 1 double crochet around the chain-space
= 1 double crochet in stitch
= 1 double crochet in 3rd chain stitch at beginning of previous round
= 2 double crochets in same stitch
= round begins with 3 chain stitches and finishes with 1 slip stitch in 3rd chain stitch at beginning of round

Comments (1)

Gisele 23.02.2018 - 10:38:

Beautiful!

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