DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE UNI COLOUR (50g)
DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE MIX (50g)
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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.
INCREASING TIP: Make all inc from RS.
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO. Work YO into back of loop on return row to avoid a hole.
DECREASING TIP: Make all dec from RS.
Dec 1 st on each side of st with marker. Beg 1 st before st with marker, slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, slip next st as if to K (st with marker), K tog next st and st from cable needle, psso.
Worked back and forth on needle in garter st – SEE ABOVE.
Cast on 97-105-109 (113-121) sts on needle size 4 mm [US 6] with light beige.
K 1 row from WS
Then insert 7 markers in piece from RS (without knitting the row) as follows:
Marker 1 in first st on row
Marker 2 in st no 18-20-21 (22-24)
Marker 3 in st no 35-39-41 (43-47)
Marker 4 in st no 49-53-55 (57-61)
Marker 5 in st no 63-67-69 (71-75)
Marker 6 in st no 80-86-89 (92-98)
Marker 7 in last st on row
Continue in garter st, AT THE SAME TIME on row 1 begin inc and dec as follows – SEE INCREASING AND DECREASING TIP:
INC 1 st after Marker 1 on every other row
DEC 1 st on each side of Marker 2 on every other row
INC 1 st before Marker 3 on every other row
INC 1 st after Marker 3 on every 4th row
DEC 1 st on each side of Marker 4 on every 4th row 5-7-8 (10-11) times and then on every other row to finished measurements (i.e. when dec on every other row no of sts will dec)
INC 1 st before Marker 5 on every 4th row
INC 1 st after Marker 5 on every other row
DEC 1 st on each side of Marker 6 on every other row
INC 1 st before Marker 7 on every other row.
Continue like this.
When piece measures 13-15-16 (18-19) cm [5 1/8”-6”-6¼” (7”-7½”)] (measured from lowest point by Marker 2 or Marker 6) work next row as follows from RS:
* K1, K2 tog *, repeat from *-*, AT THE SAME TIME as binding off.
Back of hat = bind off row, i.e. 2 whole points and 2 half points.
The middle of the 3 whole points on the opposite side of piece = cast on row, sits at middle of forehead.
Sew hat tog, edge to edge along bind off row as follows: Sew first half point to one side of the first whole point. Sew the other side of first whole point to one side of second whole point.
Then the other side of second whole point to the last half point.
Now sew hat tog mid back – make sure to sew edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam
Beg at bottom of point on one side.
Crochet with crochet hook size 4 mm [G/6] and off-white as follows: 1 sc in point, a string of ch measuring 20-22-24 (26-28) cm [8”-8¾”-9½” (10¼”-11”)], turn piece and work 1 sl st in each ch on return row, finish with 1 sl st in sc in point (= tie string).
Continue round the bonnet as follows: * 3 ch, 1 dc in the first of these 3 ch, skip approx 1 cm [3/8’’], 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* to point at the other side.
Work a tie string as described above and continue round the bonnet as follows: * 3 ch, 1 dc in the first of these 3 ch, skip approx 1 cm [3/8’’], 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* to the first point and finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.
Worked in garter st back and forth on needle. Cast on 18-20-22 (24-26) sts on needle size 4 mm [US 6] with light beige and work garter st back and forth on needle until piece measures approx 8-9-10 (11-12) cm [3 1/8”-3½”-4” (4 3/8”-4¾”)]. Now divide the piece in the middle and slip half the sts on a stitch holder = 9-10-11 (12-13) sts left on needle. Continue on these sts for 4-5-5 (6-6) cm [1½’’-2’’-2’’ (2 3/8’’-2 3/8’’)] (piece measures 12-14-15 (17-18) cm [4¾”-5½”-6” (6¾”-7”)] in total).
Slip sts on a stitch holder and slip sts from the first stitch holder back on needle. Work garter st back and forth on needle for 4-5-5 (6-6) cm [1½”-2”-2” (2 3/8”-2 3/8”)].
Now slip all sts back on needle and continue in garter st until piece measures approx 44-47-51 (55-60) cm [17 ¼”-18½”-20” (21½”-23½”)]. Bind off.
Crochet a border round scarf with crochet hook size 4 mm [G/6] and off-white as follows: * 1 sc, 3 ch, 1 dc in the first of these 3 ch, skip approx 1 cm [3/8’’] *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.
sew a to a
sew b to b
sew c to c
sew d to d
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