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Sweet Strawberry by DROPS Design
"Sweet and nice - almost too cute!"
Knitted DROPS strawberry hat or blueberry hat in ”Alpaca”.
BabyDROPS 21-21
DROPS design: Pattern no Z-086-byb
Yarn group A
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Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Fits head circumference in cm :
40/42-42/44-44/46 (48/50-50/52) / 16''-17''-18'' (19''-20'')

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
For Strawberry hat:
Color no 7238m, dark olive: 50 g for all sizes
Color no 3620, red: 50 g for all sizes
For Blueberry hat:
Color no 7238m, dark olive: 50 g for all sizes
Color no 6347, graypurple: 50 g for all sizes

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 - or size needed to get 26 sts x 34 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    5.40 USD
    4.05 USD
  • DROPS ALPACA MIX (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    5.40 USD
    4.05 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.
PATTERN:
See diagrams M.1 and M.2.
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HAT:
Worked in the round. Loosely cast on 108-114-120 (126-132) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with red or graypurple (no of sts divisible by 6, distribute sts evenly on 4 double pointed needles). P 1 round, then work in stockinette st. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 5-5-6 (6-7) cm / 2''-2''-2 3/8'' (2 3/8''-2¾'') work diagram M.1. After diagram M.1 has been worked 2 times vertically, work rounds 1-7 in diagram M.1, then K 1 round with red while at the same time dec 4-2-0 (6-4) sts evenly = 104-112-120 (120-128) sts (no of sts divisible by 8). Piece now measures approx. 13-13-14 (14-15) cm / 5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5½" (5½"-6"). Then work diagram M.2 1 time vertically, and then finish the piece with dark olive.
Now insert 13-14-15 (15-16) markers in the piece 8 sts apart. Then dec 1 st on left side of all markers (by K 2 tog) on every other round until 8 sts remain on needles. Piece now measures approx. 18-18-19 (20-21) cm / 7"-7"-7½" (8"-8 1/4"). Work in the round for 3 cm / 1 1/8'' over these sts for "stem". Pull a double thread through the remaining sts and fasten tightly.


Diagram

K in red or graypurple
P in dark olive
K in dark olive


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