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DROPS Extra 0-953 by DROPS Design
Knitted DROPS scarf and mittens with fringes and false English rib with double sts in ”Eskimo”.
DROPS Extra 0-953
DROPS design: Pattern no ee-471
Yarn group E
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SCARF:
Size: One-size
Measurements: Width: 17 cm / 6 3/4’’
Length (without fringes): 180 cm / 71’’

Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
200 g color no 53, light gray
150 g color no 46, medium gray

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 8 mm / US 11 - or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.

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MITTENS:
Size: S - M/L

Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
100-100 g color no 53, light gray

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 7 mm / US 10.75 - or size needed to get 12 sts x 16 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 6 mm / US 10 – for edge

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  • DROPS ESKIMO UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.60 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 all rows. 1 ridge = K2 rows.

FALSE ENGLISH RIB - WITH DOUBLE STS (SCARF):
Row 1: * K 1, P 2 *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total, K 1.
Row 2: * P 1, K 2 *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total, P 1.
Row 3: * 1 double st (see explanation below), P 2 *, repeat from *-* 6 times in total, 1 double st. (= 7 double sts in total).
Repeat 2nd and 3rd row.
DOUBLE ST:
K 1 st below next K st on needle - i.e. sts from the two previous rows are worked as one.

STRIPES:
* 12 cm / 4¾’’ light gray,
12 cm / 4¾’’ medium gray *, repeat from *-* until finish measurements but make sure to finish with 12 cm / 4¾’’ light gray.

FALSE ENGLISH RIB - WITH DOUBLE STS (MITTEN):
Round 1: * K 1, P 2 *.
Round 2: * 1 double st (see explanation below), P 2 *, repeat from *-*.
Repeat 1st and 2nd round.
DOUBLE ST:
K 1 st below next K st on needle - i.e. sts from the two previous rows are worked as one.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next round K YOs twisted (i.e. work in back loop of st instead front) to avoid holes.

DECREASE TIP:
Beg dec 1 st before marker in each side:
Slip 1 st on a cable needle behind the piece, slip 1 st K, slip st from cable needle back on left needle, K 2 sts tog, psso = 2 sts dec.
Dec 1 time in each side = 4 sts dec on every round.
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SCARF:
Cast on 21 sts on needle size 8 mm / US 11 with light gray.
Work STRIPES in FALSE ENGLISH RIB - WITH DOUBLE STS - see explanation above - over 19 sts AT THE SAME TIME work 1 edge st in GARTER ST in each side.
Continue until scarf has 15 stripes and measures approx. 180 cm / 71’’ (make sure to stop after a whole stripe).
Loosely bind off.

FRINGES:
Cut 3 lengths in each color, 32 cm / 12½’’ each.
Place them double and thread loop through English rib sts on cast-on edge and bind-off edge and thread ends through loop and tighten.
Make 1 fringe for each English rib st = 7 fringes in each end of scarf.
To make the fringes hang nicely on scarf they should be moistened, shaken and dried before they are tied on.


LEFT MITTEN:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 21-24 sts on double pointed needles size 6 mm / US 10 with Eskimo.
K 1 round, then work FALSE ENGLISH RIB - WITH DOUBLE STS - see explanation above.
When piece measures 8 cm / 3’’, switch to double pointed needles size 7 mm / US 10.75 and work as follows:
K 3, false English rib over the next 7 sts (i.e. * 1 double st, P 2 *, repeat from *-* 1 more time (i.e. 2 times in total) finish with 1 double st. Then work 1-2 sts in stockinette st, dec 1-0 st by K 2 tog. Continue in stockinette st over the remaining sts AT THE SAME TIME insert 1 marker in the 1st-24th st (= thumb st).
Continue in stockinette st and false English rib - with double st.
When piece measures 13-14 cm / 5”-5½”, inc 1 st on each side of st with marker for thumb gusset - READ INCREASE TIP.
Repeat inc on each side of the inc sts on next round = 5 sts in thumb gusset.
Work 2 rounds as before without inc.
Then slip the 5 thumb sts on 1 stitch holder.
Cast on 1 new st behind sts on stitch holder = 20-24 sts around the hand.
Continue in stockinette st and double sts (worked until finished measurements).
When piece measures 22-24 cm / 8¾”-9½”, insert a marker in the 2nd-1st st on round, and a marker in the 12th-13th st so that there is a marker in each side of mitten.
On next round dec on each side of sts with markers - SEE DECREASE TIP.
Repeat dec on every round 4-5 times in total = 4 sts remain.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts and tighten tog.

THUMB:
Slip the 5 thumb sts back on double pointed needles size 7 mm / US 10.75. Pick up 5 sts behind the thumb = 10 sts.
Insert 1 marker in the 1st st and one in the 6th st on round. Continue in stockinette st in the round until thumb measures 5-6 cm / 2’’-2½’’.
On next round dec on each side of sts with markers - SEE DECREASE TIP. Repeat dec on next round = 2 sts remain.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts and tighten tog.

RIGHT MITTEN:
Cast on and work as left mitten but reversed.
When inserting marker for thumb, insert it in the opposite side, i.e. in the 13th-14th st on round.

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