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DROPS 109-11 by DROPS Design
"Chic in shocking pink! Keep warm in this chic knitted and crocheted design."
Knitted DROPS hat in ”Karisma Superwash” with wide crochet bottom edge.
DROPS 109-11
Head circumference:
approx 54 - 58 cm [21¼” - 22¾”]

Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
100 g for both sizes color no 13, cerise
50 g for both sizes color no 39, dark pink

DROPS circular needles size 5 mm [US 8] (40 cm [16’’]) – or size needed to get 16 sts x 24 rows in stockinette st with 2 threads Karisma = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS double pointed needles size 5 mm [US 8] – for the top.
DROPS crochet hook size 3.5 mm [US E/4] – or size needed to get 20 dc [US sc] = width 10 cm [4”] with 1 thread Karisma.

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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.
Decreasing tip-1: Dec 1 st in each P-section by P2 tog. P tog the first 2 and the last 2 sts alternately.

Increasing tip: Inc 1 sc by working 2 sc in 1 sc.

Decreasing tip-2:
Dec 1 sc as follows: work 1 sc, but wait with the last pull-through (= 2 sts on hook), work next sc and now pull thread through all 3 sts on hook = 1 sc dec.

Worked in the round on circular needle. Change to double pointed needles as you near the top. Cast on 70-77 sts on circular needle size 5 mm [US 8] with 1 thread of each color. K 1 round, P 1 round and K 1 round. Now continue in rib, K2/P5. Remember the knitting gauge! When piece measures 12-14 cm [4¾”-5½”] dec 1 st in each P-section – see Decreasing tip-1 = 60-66 sts. Repeat the dec when piece measures 14-16 cm [5½”-6”] = 50-55 sts, when piece measures 15-17 cm [6”-6¾”] = 40-44 sts and when piece measures 16-18 cm [6¼”-7”] = 30-33 sts. Continue in rib, K2/P1, until piece measures 17-19 cm [6¾”-7½”]. Now K all sts tog 2 by 2 = 20-22 sts and on next row P tog all sts 2 by 2 = 10-11 sts. Cut the thread and pull through remaining sts. Fasten securely.

Border: Crochet a border with 1 thread cerise on crochet hook size 3.5 mm [US E/4]. Remember the crochet gauge! Crochet round casting on row as follows:
Round 1: Work 94-108 sc round casting on row.
Round 2: 1 sc in each sc, at the same time inc 24-28 sc evenly – see Increasing tip = 118-136 sc.
Round 3 to 8 inclusive: 1 sc in each sc.
Round 9: 1 sc in each sc, at the same time inc 14-18 sc evenly = 132-154 sc.
Round 10 and 11: 1 sc in each sc.
Round 12: 1 sc in each sc, at the same time dec 6-10 sc evenly – see Decreasing tip-2 = 126-144 sc.
Round 13 to15: 1 sc in each sc.
Finish size 54 cm [21¼”] here.
Round 16 and 17: 1 sc in each sc.
Finish size 58 cm [22¾”] here.
Cut the thread and fasten.

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