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Hilda by DROPS Design
"Easy, fast knitted and nice looking honeycomb pattern!"
Knitted DROPS Neck warmer in "Drops Loves You #2" or "Eskimo"
DROPS Extra 0-853
DROPS Design: Pattern EE-453
Yarn group E

Finished measure: circumference 110 cm/40", width 28 cm/11"

Materials: DROPS LOVES YOU #2 from Garnstudio
200 g (2 skeins) color no 0607, light brown

- or use DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
200 g (4 balls) color no 40, brown

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm/32") size 9 mm/US 13
- or needle size to get 9 sts in pattern on 10 cm/ 4" in width.

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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.
Row 1 (WS): K1 (edge st), *K1, slip 1 st as if to purl with yarn behind work*, repeat *-* across, end with K1 (edge st).
Row 2 (RS): Knit all sts.
Row 3: K1 (edge st), *slip 1 st as if to purl with yarn behind work, K1*, repeat *-* across, end with K1 (edge st).
Row 4: Knit all sts.
Repeat row 1-4.

Worked back and forth on a circular needle and then seamed together to a circle.
Loosely cast on 149 sts on needles size 9 mm/US 13.
P1 row (= WS).
Work 4 rows in stockinette st.
Work next row from RS with dec: K1 (edge st), *K2 tog, K1*, repeat *-*, end row with K1 (edge st) = 100 sts.
On next row (WS) start working in pattern - read above.
When piece measure 25 cm/9½" on next row from RS work with inc:
K1 (edge st), *K2 in next st, K1*, repeat *-*, end row with K1 (edge st) = 149 sts.
Work 3 rows in stockinette st and then bind off loosely.
Sew short sides together in outer loops of edge sts.

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