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DROPS 62-23 by DROPS Design
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DROPS Removable collar in Angora Tweed and Hat in Karisma Superwash.
DROPS 62-23

Size: One-size

30% angora, 70% lambswool, 50 g./145 m./158 yards
100 g color no. 01, coal gray

DROPS 3 mm [US 2] double pointed needles and 4.5 mm [US 7] straight needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

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Hat: Cast on 156 (160) sts on smaller double pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 8 cm [3-1/8\"] rib.
Place a marker and now measure from here!

Updated online: 17.09.2008 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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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.

Gauge: 20 sts x 26 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].

Rib: * K 2, P 2 *. Repeat * - *.

Garter Stitch, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.
Garter Stitch, when knitting in the round: *Rnd 1, knit. Rnd 2, purl *. Repeat from * - *.

Yoke front: Cast on 54 sts on larger needles and knit 6 rows garter st. Change to stockinette st over the center 48 sts, keep 3 sts garter st on each side throughout. When the work measures 11 cm [4.25"] bind off the center 20 sts for the neck. Knit each shoulder separately from here on.

Right shoulder: Bind off at the neck edge every other row: 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 2 times. When the work measures 17 cm [6.75"] attach a marker = center of the shoulder - measure the work from here. When the work measures 1 cm [3/8"] inc 1 st at the neck edge every other row 2 times.

Left shoulder: Knit like the right, reversing neck shaping.

Yoke back: Cast on 28 sts between the 2 shoulder pieces = 54 sts on the needles. Continue in stockinette st over the center 48 sts and garter st over the 3 edge sts on each side. When the work measures 17 cm [6.75"] from the markers knit 6 rows garter st and bind off.

Neck: Pick up approx. 100 sts around the neck on smaller double pointed needles from the right side and purl 1 row, knit 1 row, then knit 11 cm [4.25"] rib. Bind off loosely in rib.


Sizes: Small/medium (Medium/Large)

Materials: Garnstudio KARISMA SUPERWASH,
100% superwash wool, 50 g./110 m./120 yards
100 (100) g color no. 53, coal gray

DROPS double pointed needles 3,5 mm and 3 mm [US 4 and 2].

Gauge: 22 sts x 30 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].

Rib: * K 2, P 2 *. Repeat from * - *.

Hat: Cast on 156 (160) sts on smaller double pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 8 cm [3-1/8"] rib. Place a marker and now measure from here!
Change to larger double pointed needles and knit stockinette st, decreasing 42 (40) sts evenly distributed on the 1st row = 114 (120) sts. When the work measures 10 (12) cm [4" (4.75"] (from marker) attach a marker after every 6th st. On the next row, knit the 2 sts after the markers together. Repeat this decrease every 6th row until 19 (20) sts remain. On the next row, K 2 tog across the row (the number of sts is halved). Then pull a doubled strand of yarn through these sts and tie off the strand.

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