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Big brother by DROPS Design
"Basic and perfect – the yarn makes it extra special!"
Knitted DROPS hat and shawl in ”Big Delight”.
SmåDROPS 23-54
DROPS design: Pattern no db-002-bn
Yarn group C
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HAT:
Size: 3/5 - 6/9 - 10/12 years
Head circumference: 48/50 - 50/52 - 52/54 cm /
19"/19¾" - 19¾"/20½" - 20½"/21¼"
Materials:
DROPS BIG DELIGHT from Garnstudio
100-100-100 g color no 04, marina
NOTE! 100 g is enough for both hat and shawl

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') SIZE 5.5 mm /US 9 - or size needed to get 16 sts x 30 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') SIZE 4.5 mm / US 7 – for rib.

SHAWL:
Size: one size
Measurements: 20 cm / 8'' vertically measured mid front along mid st and approx. 92 cm / 36'' from tip to tip along bind off edge.
DROPS BIG DELIGHT from Garnstudio
100-100-100 g color no 04, marina
NOTE! 100 g is enough for both hat and shawl

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') SIZE 5.5 mm / US 9 - or size needed to get 16 sts x 30 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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HAT:
...Cast on 70-74-78 sts (including 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with Big Delight.
...When rib measures 4-4-5 cm / 1½''-1½''-2'', change to circular needle size 5.5 mm/US 9 and K 1 row while AT THE SAME TIME ...

Updated online: 20.09.2012 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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  • DROPS BIG DELIGHT PRINT (100g)
    9.90 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.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K sts on all rows.
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HAT:
Worked back and forth on circular needle and sewn tog mid back when finished.
Cast on 70-74-78 sts (including 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with Big Delight.
Work rib as follows (1st row = RS): K 1 edge st in GARTER ST - see explanation above, K 1, * P 2 and K 2 *.
Repeat from *-* until 4 sts remain on needle, finish with P 2, K 1 and K 1 edge st in GARTER ST.
When rib measures 4-4-5 cm / 1½''-1½''-2'', change to circular needle size 5.5 mm/US 9 and K 1 row while AT THE SAME TIME dec 1-2-0 sts evenly = 69-72-78 sts.
Work in garter st back and forth until piece measures 12-13-14 cm / 4 3/4"-5"-5½".
Now insert 2 markers in the piece, 23-24-26 sts apart.
On next row from RS dec as follows: K tog the first 2 sts, work until 2 sts remain before marker and K 2 tog 2 times, repeat at next marker and K the last 2 sts tog (= 6 sts dec).
Repeat dec every other row a total of 8-9-10 times = 21-18-18 sts remain on needle.
On next row K 2 tog across.
Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.
The hat measures approx. 17-19-20 cm / 6 3/4"-7½"-8" vertically.

ASSEMBLY:
Beg at the bottom of hat and sew tog inside 1 edge st along rib, then sew hat tog in outermost sts upwards along sts in garter st.


SHAWL:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. K all sts and all YOs. Cast on 9 sts on circular needle size 5.5 mm / US 9 with Big Delight. Work as follows:
Row 1 (= RS): K 1, 1 YO, K 3, 1 YO, K 1, 1 YO, K 3, 1 YO and K 1 = 13 sts. Insert a marker in the middle st.
Row 2 (= WS): K 1, 1 YO, K until 1 st remains, 1 YO and K 1 = 2 sts inc.
Row 3: K 1, 1 YO, K until mid st, 1 YO, K 1 (= mid st), 1 YO, K until 1 st remains, 1 YO and K 1 = 4 sts inc.
Repeat 2nd and 3rd row until piece measures approx. 20 cm / 8'' measured along mid st or until desired length.
Bind off with K from WS. Cut and fasten the threads.

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