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Edith Piaf by DROPS Design
"A smart and classic hat for the autumn!"
Knitted DROPS hat with band in "Alpaca".
DROPS 134-54
DROPS design: Pattern no Z-581
Yarn group A
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Size: S/M - L/XL
To fit head circumference: 56/58 - 58/60 cm / 22''/22 3/4" - 22 3/4"/23½"
Height: approx. 18-21 cm / 7''-8 1/4"
Circumference: approx. 52-54 cm / 20½''-21 1/4"

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
Color no 0302, eco camel beige: 100-150 g

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2or3 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st with 2 strands Alpaca = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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  • DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    5.40 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.
HAT:
The hat is worked sideways from mid back. Cast on 50-58 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) with 2 strands Alpaca on needle size 3 mm / US 2or3. On first row (= RS) work rib as follows: 1 edge st (worked in stockinette st until finished measurements), * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 edge st (worked in garter st until finished measurements). Insert a marker at the end of 1st row = top of hat - See A in fig. 1 (bottom edge of hat = C in fig. 1 = at beg of 1st row). Note: fig. 1 shows then hat when it's been folded. Continue in rib with 1 edge st in each side like this until piece measures 26-27 cm / 10 1/4''-10½". Now insert another marker at the end of row from RS (= mid front - See B in fig. 1). Continue until piece measures 52-54 cm / 20½"-21'', finish with 1 row from RS. On next row (= WS) loosely bind off all sts with K over K and P over P, cut the yarn and keep 50-60 cm / 19 3/4''-23½" for assembly.

ASSEMBLY:
Fold the piece double, sew tog edges from RS mid back and on top of hat with stitches as follows: Sew from C to A and continue to D - See fig. 1 = approx. 2 cm / 3/4'' remain from B (mid front). Turn the piece inside out and sew a seam across the tip mid back, approx. 4 cm / 1½'' from A - See fig. 2, fold the tip down towards C and sew it to the seam mid back.

BAND:
Cast on 12 sts with 2 strands Alpaca on needle size 3 mm / US 2or3. Work in stockinette st for 17-18 cm / 6 3/4''-7", bind off. Pull the band from WS through the opening mid front (between B and D in fig. 1), tighten tog rib mid front and fold the band over the bottom edge of hat, sew ends on band tog on the inside of hat.


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