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Set consists of: Knitted DROPS neck warmer and hat with lace pattern in ”Lima”.
DROPS 150-47
DROPS design: Pattern no li-044
Yarn group B
Size: one-size
Circumference at the top: 46 cm / 18’’
Circumference at the bottom: 107 cm / 42’’
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
150 g color no 9010, light gray

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) SIZE 4 mm / US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm / G/6 - for edge.

Size: one-size
Head circumference: approx. 54/56 cm / 21”/22”
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
100 g color no 9010, light gray

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16’’) SIZE 4 mm / US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16’’) SIZE 3.5 mm / US 4 – for garter st.

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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.
GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*. 1 ridge = 2 rounds.

See diagrams A.1 and A.2.

Worked in the round on circular needle from bottom up. Cast on 224 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with Lima. Work 3 ridges in garter st - see explanation above. Then work according to A.1 (= 16 repetitions in the round).
Continue this pattern upwards, when A.1 has been worked, there are 96 sts on needle. K 1 round while inc 6 sts evenly = 102 sts. Work rib = K 3/P 3 for 9 cm / 3½’’.
Bind off sts with K over K and P over P.

Work an edge around the entire neck warmer on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with Lima as follows: * 1 sc, ch 3, 1 dc in first ch, skip approx. 1½ cm / ½’’ *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.

Worked in the round on circular needle, top down. Cast on 18 sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 with Lima. Work according to diagram A.2 (= 6 repetitions in the round). Switch to circular needle when needed.
When A.2 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 102 sts on needle. Switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4, then work in garter st over all sts until piece measures 20 cm / 8’’.
Bind off.
To shape the hat place it in water when finished and thread it over a plate. Leave to dry on plate. Repeat the process when it has been washed.


1 YO between 2 sts
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
K 2 tog

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