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Instructions to DROPS Extra 0-980
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After last dc on the round, continue to next round with 1 dc in next dc (= first dc from previous round). NOTE: Insert a marker at the beg of round between last dc and first dc on the round, move the marker upwards. Work dc in back loops on sts before a stripe pattern.
Start with this technique to avoid hole in the middle (instead of ch-ring): Hold the yarn end and wind the yarn one time around the index finger to make a loop. Hold the loop with left thumb and middle finger, place the yarn over left index finger. Insert hook through the loop, make a YO and pull yarn through loop, work 1 ch, then work dc around the loop. When the desired no of dc have been reached, pull the yarn end to tighten the loop. Fasten yarn end on the back and continue to work in the round in a circle.
Work approx. every 7th/8th dc - 6th/7th dc on round. Work 2 dc tog as follows: Insert hook in first dc and pull yarn through, insert hook in next dc and pull yarn through, make a YO and pull yarn through all sts on hook.
With hook size 5 mm and medium brown work a MAGIC CIRCLE - see above, or work 4 ch and form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch. READ CROCHET INFO!
ROUND 1: Work 8 dc in circle/ch-ring.
Now work dc in back loops on sts.
ROUND 2: Work 2 dc in every dc = 16 dc.
ROUND 3: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 24 dc.
ROUND 4: * 1 dc in the next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 32 dc.
ROUND 5: Work 1 dc in every dc = 32 dc. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION!
ROUND 6: * 1 dc in the next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 40 dc.
ROUND 7: * 1 dc in the next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 48 dc.
ROUND 8: * 1 dc in the next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 56 dc.
ROUND 9: * 1 dc in the next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 64 dc.
ROUND 10: * 1 dc in the next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 72 dc.
ROUND 11: * 1 dc in the next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 80 dc.
ROUND 12: * 1 dc in the next 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 88 dc.
Finish inc in size S/M here, continue working dc in the round.
ROUND 13: * 1 dc in the next 10 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 96 dc.
Finish inc in size L/XL here, continue working dc in the round.
When piece measures 12-15 cm, work dc as before and change colour as follows: 2 rounds black, 3 rounds medium brown, 1 round black and on this round dec 12-14 dc evenly – READ DECREASE TIP (= 76-82 dc remain), 4 rounds black, 2 rounds medium brown.
Hat measures approx. 20-23 cm from the top.
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