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Miss Marple by DROPS Design
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Knitted DROPS head band and shoulder piece with leaf pattern in ”Nepal”.
DROPS 149-41
DROPS design: Pattern no ne-126
Yarn group C
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HEAD BAND:
Size: one-size
Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
100 g color no 4311, gray/purple

SHOULDER PIECE:
Size: One-size
Circumference at the top: 35 cm / 13 3/4’’
Circumference at the bottom: 140 cm / 55’’
Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
350 g color no 4311, gray/purple

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24’’) SIZE 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS DARK BUFFELHORN BUTTON NO 535: 4 pieces

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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.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = K 2 rows.

PATTERN HEAD BAND:
See diagrams A.1 to A.3. Diagrams show all rows in pattern from RS.

PATTERN SHOULDER PIECE:
See diagrams A.4 to A.5. Diagrams show all rows in pattern from RS.

RIDGE PATTERN (back and forth on needle):
Row 1: K from RS.
Row 2: P from WS.
Row 3: K from RS.
Row 4: K from WS.

SHORT ROWS:
Work short rows as follows:
* Work 1 row over A.4, turn and work back. Work 1 row over A.4 + K 2 + 12 sts ridge pattern, turn and work back. Work 1 row over A.4 + K 2 + 12 sts ridge pattern + K 2 + A.5 + K 2 + 6 sts ridge pattern, turn and work back. Work 1 row over all sts, turn and work back *. Repeat from *-*, i.e. 8 rows at the widest and 2 rows at the most narrow in 1 repetition.
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HEAD BAND:
Cast on 23 sts on needle size 5 mm / US 8 with Nepal. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above - for 3 cm / 1’’. Then work according to A.1.
When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, continue according to A.2.
When piece measures approx. 46 cm / 18’’, stop after one whole repetitions of A.2, work according to A.3. Work A.3 1 time vertically, then work in garter st for 3 cm / 1’’, or desired measurements.
Bind off. Sew together cast on and bind off edges with neat sts.
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SHOULDER PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 67 sts on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 with Nepal. Work 5 RIDGES in garter st - see explanation above.
Then work pattern as follows: A.4, 2 sts in stockinette st, ridge pattern over the next 12 sts, 2 sts in stockinette st, A.5, 2 sts in stockinette st, 6 sts ridge pattern, 18 sts in garter st. AT THE SAME TIME work SHORT ROWS - see explanation above. Work short rows until neck measures 35 cm / 13 3/4’’ in the shorter side (or to desired measurements), stop after one whole repetition over A.4.
Work 3 ridges in garter st, on next row from RS dec for buttonholes as follows: Work 16 sts, K 2 tog, 1 YO, * work 13 sts, K 2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* 3 times, finish with 4 sts K. Continue in garter st until 5 ridges have been worked in total, bind off.
Sew the buttons on to the left band.


Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K 1, P 1 from cable needle
slip 1 st on cable needle in front of piece, P 1, K 1 from cable needle
1 YO between 2 sts, on next row P YO
1 YO between 2 sts, on next row P YO twisted
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
K 2 tog
inc by working 2 sts in 1 st
bind off 1 st
K 3 tog
P 2 tog
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
slip 1 st on cable needle in front of piece, P 2, K 1 from cable needle



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