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September Set by DROPS Design
"A timeless, classic design!"
Set consists of: Knitted DROPS hat and neck warmer with Nordic pattern in ”Lima”.
DROPS 150-19
DROPS design: Pattern no li-028
Yarn group B
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HAT:
Size: S/M - L/XL
Head circumference: 54/56 - 57/59 cm / 21¼”/22” – 22½”-23¼”
Materials:
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
For all sizes use:
50 g color no 0100, off white
50 g color no 4088, heather
50 g color no 5820, ruby red
50 g color no 9015, gray

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16’’) SIZE 3.5 mm / US 4 - or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 – for rib

NECK WARMER:
Size: S/M - L/XL
Circumference at the bottom: approx. 102-116 cm / 40”-46”
Height: approx. 30-34 cm / 11¾”-13½”
Materials:
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
100-150 g color no 9015, gray
100-100 g color no 5820, ruby red
50-50 g color no 0100, off white
50-50 g color no 4088, heather

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm /24’’) SIZE 3.5 mm / US 4 - or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 + 80 cm / 16” + 32”) SIZE 2.5 mm/ US 1.5 - for rib.

For the entire set:
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
150-200 g color no 9015, gray
100-150 g color no 5820, ruby red
50-50 g color no 0100, off white
50-50 g color no 4088, heather

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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. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
PATTERN HAT:
See diagram A.1. Work entire pattern in stockinette st.

PATTERN NECK WARMER:
See diagram A.2. Work entire pattern in stockinette st.

INCREASE TIP (applies to neck warmer):
Inc 1 st in rib section by making 1 YO between the 2 P sts. On next round P YO twisted to avoid holes.
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HAT:
Worked in the round on circular needle, switch to double pointed needles when needed.
Cast on 108-116 sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with ruby red. K 1 round. Then work rib = K 2/P 2 for 3-4 cm / 1”-1½”. Switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 18-20 sts evenly = 90-96 sts. Then work pattern according to diagram A.1 (= 15-16 repetitions on round), AT THE SAME TIME from 2nd round inc as shown in diagram = 180-192 sts on needle. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
On round marked with arrow A in diagram, dec 30-33 sts evenly = 150-159 sts. Continue pattern.
On round marked with arrow B in diagram, dec 18-19 sts evenly = 132-140 sts. Continue pattern.
On round marked with arrow C in diagram, dec 36-36 sts evenly = 96-104 sts. Continue pattern.
On round marked with arrow D in diagram, dec 32-36 sts evenly = 64-68 sts. Continue pattern.
When A.1 has been worked, continue with gray as follows: * K 1 round, K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 16-17 sts evenly (i.e. K every 3rd and 4th st tog) *, repeat from *-* 2 more times (for every dec round 1 st less is worked before the 2 sts are worked tog). K 1 round and K the remaining sts tog 2 by 2 again = 8-9 sts remain on needle. Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten. The hat measures approx. 22-23 cm / 8¾”-9” vertically.

NECK WARMER:
Worked in the round from bottom up.
Cast on 300-344 sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with ruby red. K 1 round. Then work rib = K 2/P 2 for 4-5 cm /1½”-2”. Switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 76-88 sts evenly = 224-256 sts on needle. K until piece measures 4½-7 cm / 1¾”-2¾”. Then work pattern according to diagram A.2 (= 14-16 repetitions on round). REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
On round marked with arrow E in diagram, dec 14-18 sts evenly = 210-238 sts. Continue pattern.
On round marked with arrow F in diagram, dec 24-25 sts evenly = 186-213 sts. Continue pattern.
On round marked with arrow G in diagram, dec 10-13 sts evenly = 176-200 sts. Continue pattern.
On round marked with arrow H in diagram, dec 20-20 sts evenly = 156-180 sts. Continue pattern.
On round marked with arrow I in diagram, dec 20-32 sts evenly = 136-148 sts. Continue pattern.
On round marked with arrow J in diagram, dec 30-32 sts evenly = 106-116 sts.
Switch to circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 and K 2 rounds with gray while AT THE SAME TIME on last round inc 14-20 sts evenly = 120-136 sts. Then work rib = K 2/P 2. When rib measures 4-5 cm / 1½”-2”, inc every other 2 P sts to 3 P sts - READ INCREASE TIP = 135-153 sts. Repeat inc when piece measures 8-10 cm / 3”-4” but displace inc so that there are K 2/P 3 the entire round = 150-170 sts on needle. When rib measures 10-12 cm / 4”-4¾”, loosely bind off with K over K and P over P. Piece measures approx. 30-34 cm / 11¾”-13½” (including rib).



Diagram

ruby red
heather
off white
gray
1 YO, on next round K YO twisted to avoid holes


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