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DROPS 104-30 by DROPS Design
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Crochet DROPS waist coat, hat and mittens with rib in ”Eskimo
DROPS 104-30
WAISTCOAT:
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements around chest: 36 1/4’’-19 3/4’’-21 1/4’’-22 3/4’’-24 3/8’’-27½’’
Full length: 24 3/8’’-25 1/4’’-26’’-26 3/4’’-27½’’-28 3/8’’

Materials:DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
color no 46, middle gray: 300-300-350-400-400-450 g
color no 14, dark gray: 250-250-300-350-350-400 g

DROPS crochet hook size 8 mm [US L/11] – or the crochet hook size needed to obtain correct crochet gauge.
DROPS circular needles and double pointed needles size 8 mm [US 11] – or the needle size needed to obtain correct knitting gauge.

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  • DROPS ESKIMO UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.60 USD
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.
Waistcoat:

Crochet gauge: 5 dc with 1 ch between in width and 5 rows in height = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’]

Knitting gauge: 11 sts x 15 rows stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’]

Crochet info: Substitute each dc in beginning of row with 3 ch.

Bind off tip (arm hole): Bind off at end of row by crocheting to number of dc/ch to be bind off and then turn piece.
Bind off at beg of row by crocheting sl st over number of dc/ch to be bind off.

Back piece: Remember knitting gauge! Cast on 53-56-62-65-71-80 sts (incl 1 edge sts on each side) on needles size 8 mm [US 11] with dark grey. P1 row from WS. Knit next row as follows from RS: 1 edge st, * K1, P2 * repeat from *-* and finish with 1 edge st. When Rib measures 10 cm [4’’] bind off, K over K and P over P.
Now crochet with crochet hook size 8 mm [US L/11] and middle gray as follows:
Make1 ch between each dc. Complete each row with 1 dc.
1st round: 1 sc in 2nd st on bind off edge of Rib, 2 ch * 1 ch, skip approx 2 cm [3/4’’], 1 dc in next st * repeat from *-* 22-24-26-28-30-34 times in total = 23-25-27-29-31-35 dc with 1 ch between each. Remember knitting gauge!
2nd round: Read Crochet tip! 3 ch (= 1 dc) * 1 ch, 1 dc around ch from previous round * repeat from *-* = 23-25-27-29-31-35 dc with 1 ch between each. Crochet 2nd row until piece measures 42-43-44-45-46-47 cm [16½’’-17’’-17 1/4’’-17 3/4’’-18’’-18½’’]. Now bind off 1 dc and 1 ch on each side of each row 2-3-3-4-4-6 times in total – read bind off tip = 19-19-21-21-23-23 dc with 1 ch between each. When piece measures 60-64-66-68-70-72 cm [23 5/8’’-25 1/4’’-26’’-26 3/4’’-27½’’¬-28 3/8’’] crochet 1 row but only over 5-5-6-6-6-6 outermost dc on each side = 9-9-9-9-11-11 dc for neck. Cut and sew thread.

Front piece: Cast on and knit like back piece. Then crochet like back piece. Bind off for armholes on sides like back piece. At the same time when piece measures 45-47-47-49-49-51 cm [17 3/4’’-18½’’-18½’’-19 1/4’’-19 1/4’’-20’’] bind off middle 9-9-9-9-11-11 dc for neck (bind off by not crocheting over middle 9-9-9-9-11-11 dc). Complete each side separately from here. Crochet until piece measures 62-64-66-68-70-72 cm [24 3/8’’-25 1/4’’-26’’-26 3/4’’-27½’’¬-28 3/8’’]. Repeat on other side.

Assembly: Sew Rib tog at bottom edge within 1 edge sts. Sew piece tog in outermost edge. Sew shoulder seams.

Sleeve edge: Pick up 54-60-63-69-72-81 sts around armhole on double pointed needles size 8 mm [US 11] with dark gray. Knit Rib * K1, P2 * repeat from *-* until edge measures 5 cm [2’’]. Bind off K over K and P over P.

Neck: Knit piece back and forth on circular needles. Insert 1 marking thread or stitch marker on neck mid back. Pick up 57-70 sts from RS on circular needle size 8 mm [US 11] with dark gray around neckline. Start at bottom right corner of front piece, continue up along side of neck, around back of neck and down along other side, do not pick up at bottom edge of neckline to front. Ensure to pick up approx an equal amount of sts on each side of marking thread or stitch marker mid back. K 1 row from WS at the same time inc 21-23 sts evenly = 78-93 (dividable with 3). Continue as follows: 1 st garter st, * K1, P2 * repeat from *-* and finish off with K1 and 1 sts garter st. Continue like this until Rib measures approx 7 cm [2 3/4’’]. Now inc 1 sts on every other row 4 times in total on each of the 3 P-parts on each side of marking thread or stitch marker mid back = 102-117 sts (P new sts). Knit until neck edge measures 18-18-18-18-22-22 cm [7’’-7’’-7’’-7’’-8 3/4’’¬-8 3/4’’]. Bind off K over K and P over P.
Assembly: Sew neck onto body piece mid front where dc/ch have been bind off. Sew left part first. Then sew right part on over left.
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HAT
Size: One-size
Head measurement: approx 56/58 cm [appr 22½’’]

Materials:DROPS Eskimo frεn Garnstudio
100 g color no 46, middle gray
50 g color no 14, dark gray

DROPS needles 60 cm size 8 mm [US 11 23 5/8’’] – or the needle size needed to obtain correct knitting gauge.

DROPS crochet hook size 8 mm [US L/11] – or the crochet hook size needed to obtain correct crochet gauge.

Knitting gauge: 11 sts x 15 rows stockinette sts with Eskimo = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

Crochet gauge: 5 dc with 1 ch between in width and 5 rows in height = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’]

Crochet info: At beginning of each row substitute first dc with 3 ch. Complete round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

Hat:
Crochet hat from top down.
Make 1 ch between each dc.
Crochet on hook size 8 mm (L7/11) with middle gray.
1st round: Crochet 4 ch, then crochet 5 dc with 1 ch between each in 1st ch. Complete round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round = 6 dc.
2nd round: Read Crochet tip! 3 ch * 1 ch, 2 dc around ch from previous round * repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in 3 ch from beginning of round = 12 dc with 1 ch between each.
3rd round: Crochet like 2nd round = 24 dc with 1 ch between each.
4th round: Crochet * 1 dc in ch from previous round, 1 ch * repeat from *-* downwards until piece measures 16 cm [6 1/4’’]. Cut and sew thread.
Pick up 57 sts from RS on circular needle size 8 mm [US 11] with dark gray Eskimo at bottom edge of hat. Continue with * K1, P2 *, repeat from *-*. Bind off K over K and P over P when rib measures 10 cm [4’’].
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MITTENS:
Size: S/M – M/L

Materials:DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
100-100 g color no 14, dark gray
50-50 g color no 46, middle gray

DROPS crochet hook size 7 mm (K/10½) – or the crochet hook size needed to obtain correct crochet gauge.

DROPS double pointed needles size 8 mm [US 11] – or the needle size needed to obtain correct knitting gauge.

Decreasing tips: Crocheting tog of 2 sc to 1 sc: Crochet 1 sc, but wait pulling through last sts (= 2 threads on crochet hook), then crochet next sc but when last pull through is made, pull yarn through all sts on crochet hook – now 1 st is decreased

Crochet gauge: 12 sc in width = 10 cm [4’’]

Knitting gauge: 11 sts x 15 rows stockinette sts with 1 thread = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

Mittens: Crochet 28-32 ch on crochet hook size 7 mm (K/10.5) with dark gray and create 1 ring with 1 sl st.
1st round: *1 sc in each of 3 first ch, skip 1 ch * repeat from *-* = 21-24 sc. Continuing crochet sc round and around. When piece measures 8 cm [3 1/8’’] make an opening for thumb by crocheting 5-6 ch in beginning of round, skip next 5-6 sc and continue with sc around like before. On next round crochet 1 sc on each of 5-6 ch that were crochet for thumb opening = 21-24 sc. Continue round until piece measures 19 cm [7½’’], or to desired measurement (there are approx 2 cm [3/4’’] left to complete measurement). Now dec by crocheting sc tog 2 by 2 on entire round – read Decreasing tips = 11-12 sc (crochet 1 sc in last sc in size S/M). Crochet 1 round without dec, then crochet 1 round at the same time dec again by crocheting sc tog = 6-6 sc (crochet 1 sc in last sc in size S/M). Crochet 1 round more with dec in same way = 3 sc left. Pull thread through remaining sts and pull tog before sewing away.

Thumb: Crochet 10-12 sc around opening of thumb. Crochet 1 c in each sc at the same time dec 1 sc on each side by crocheting 2 sc tog = 8-10 sc. Crochet 1 sc in each sc round and around. When thumb measures approx 5 cm [2’’] (or desired length) crochet 1 round with sc at the same time dec by crocheting sc tog = 4-5 sc left. Pull thread through remaining sts and pull tog before sewing away well.

Rib: Pick up 21 sts around bottom edge of mitten on double pointed needles size 8 mm [US 11] with middle gray Eskimo. Knit * K1, P2 *, repeat from *-*. When Rib measures 8 cm [3 1/8’’] bind off, K over K and P over P. Crochet 1 mitten more.


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