In this tutorial I will show you how I crochet this lovely pattern from Drops design. I used two full Caron cakes, a 6.00MM crochet hook and went for 25 rows. Please view the free pattern here~
Materials: DROPS VERDI from Garnstudio
350 g for all sizes in color no 05, pink
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 6 mm /J/10 – or size needed to get 3 dc-groups = 10 cm / 4” in width.
Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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.
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.
The piece is worked in the round from neck and down.
Ch 130-150-170 on hook size 6 mm / J/10 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next ch 2, * ch 1, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in each of the next 3 ch *, repeat from *-* until 2 ch remain, ch 1, skip ch 2, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round and work 1 sl st in each of the first 2 dc from beg of round = 78-90-102 dc / 26-30-34 dc-groups.
ROUND 2: 3 ch (= 1 dc), 2 dc in first ch space, ch 1, * 3 dc and 1 ch in next ch space *, repeat from *-* a total of 5-6-7 times, 3 dc in next ch space, ch 1, 3 dc in same ch space (= inc mid front), ch 1, * 3 dc and 1 ch in next ch space *, repeat from *-* a total of 12-14-16 times, 3 dc in next ch space, ch 1, 3 dc in same ch space(= inc mid back), 1 ch * 3 dc and 1 ch in next ch space *, repeat from *-* a total of 6-7-8 times, and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round and work 1 sl st in each of the first 2 dc from beg of round = 28-32-36 dc-groups.
From ROUND 3 until finished measurements: Continue to work as explained above, AT THE SAME TIME work 3 dc + ch 1 + 3 dc in ch space mid front and mid back (i.e. there will be 1 more dc-group between every tip on every round = 2 dc-groups more per round).
Continue until piece measures approx. 52-54-56 cm / 20½”-21 1/4″-22” from neck and down mid front. Fasten off.
At the top around the neck work an edge as follows on hook size 6 mm /J/10: 1 sc in first ch space, * ch 3, skip 3 dc, 1 sc in next ch space *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
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