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DROPS Extra 0-876 by DROPS Design
"A cheerful way to decorate your table"
Knitted DROPS Christmas balls in garter st in ”Andes”.
DROPS Extra 0-876
DROPS design: Pattern no an-002
Yarn group E
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Small ball - circumference: approx. 18 cm / 7''
Medium ball - circumference: approx. 26 cm / 10 1/4''
Large ball - circumference: approx. 29 cm / 11½"

Materials:
DROPS ANDES from Garnstudio
Color no 3946, red:
Small ball: approx. 10 g
Medium ball: approx. 20 g
Large ball: approx. 40 g

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 5.5 mm / US 9 - or size needed to get 14 sts x 26 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

ACCESSORIES: Poly stuffing or some red left-over yarn for filling.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.
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SMALL BALL:
Cast on 4 sts on needle size 5.5 mm / US 9 with Andes.
The entire ball is worked in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
Row 1: K all sts.
Row 2: * K 1, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 = 7 sts.
Row 3: K all sts (K YOs twisted to avoid holes).
Row 4: * K 1, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 = 13 sts.
Row 5: K all sts (K YOs twisted).
Row 6: * K 1, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 = 25 sts.
Row 7: K all sts (K YOs twisted).
Row 8-17: K all sts = 25 sts.
Row 18: K2 tog around, finish with K 1 = 13 sts.
Row 19: K all sts.
Row 20: K2 tog around, finish with K 1 = 7 sts.
Row 21: K all sts.
Row 22: K2 tog around, finish with K 1 = 4 sts.
Cut the yarn approx. 40 cm / 15 3/4'' from ball, pull it through the remaining 4 sts and tighten tog.
Assemble the ball as explained below.

MEDIUM BALL:
Cast on 10 sts on needle size 5.5 mm / US 9 with Andes.
The entire ball is worked in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
Row 1: K all sts.
Row 2: * K 1, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 = 19 sts.
Row 3: K all sts (K YOs twisted to avoid holes).
Row 4: * K 1, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 = 37 sts.
Row 5: K all sts (K YOs twisted).
Row 6-21: K all sts = 37 sts.
Row 22: K2 tog around, finish with K 1 = 19 sts.
Row 23: K all sts.
Row 24: K2 tog around, finish with K 1 = 10 sts.
Cut the yarn approx. 40 cm / 15 3/4'' from ball , pull it through the remaining 10 sts and tighten tog. Assemble the ball as explained below.

LARGE BALL:
Cast on 11 sts on needle size 5.5 mm / US 9 with Andes.
The entire ball is worked in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
Row 1: K all sts.
Row 2: * K 1, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 = 21 sts.
Row 3: K all sts (K YOs twisted to avoid holes).
Row 4: * K 1, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1 = 41 sts.
Row 5: K all sts (K YOs twisted).
Row 6-25: K all sts = 41 sts.
Row 26: K2 tog around, finish with K 1 = 21 sts.
Row 27: K all sts.
Row 28: K2 tog around, finish with K 1 = 11 sts.
Cut the yarn approx. 50 cm / 19 3/4'' from ball , pull it through the remaining 11 sts and tighten tog. Assemble the ball as explained below.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the ball tog in outermost sts.
Leave a small opening, fill the ball with some poly stuffing or some left-over yarn and sew tog the opening.
Fasten off.

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