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DROPS 86-10 by DROPS Design

DROPS Headband in Alaska and Shawl in Vienna

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Gauge: 18 sts x 23 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm

Headband:
Start at center back. Cast on 19 sts.
Work in rib as follows:
Row 1 (right side): K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), * K 2, P 1 * repeat a total of 5 times – finish row with K 2 and K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Row 2 (wrong side): K 1 (edge st knit in garter st), * P 2, K 1 * repeat a total of 5 times – finish row with P 2 and K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Make all incs on right side rows, inc by P 2 sts into 1 P stitch.
When the piece measures 8 cm/3" inc all P 1 to P 2 = 24 sts.
When the piece measures 14 cm/5½" inc all P 2 to P 3 = 29 sts.
When the piece measures 18 cm/7" inc all P 3 to P 4 = 34 sts.
When the piece measures 21 cm/ 8 1/4" inc all P 4 to P 5 = 39 sts.
When the piece measures 24 cm/ 9½" place a marker = this is the center of headband.
Now reverse shaping – measure from marker.
Make all decs on right side rows, dec by P2 tog.
When the piece measures 3 cm/ 1" dec all P 5 to P 4 = 34 sts.
When the piece measures 6 cm/ 2½" dec all P 4 to P 3 = 29 sts.
When the piece measures 10 cm/ 4" dec all P 3 to P 2 = 24 sts.
When the piece measures 16 cm/ 6 1/4" dec all P 2 to P 1 = 19 sts.
When the piece measures a total of 48 cm/ 19" bind off and sew to cast on edge.
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SHAWL :

Measurements:
Length: 100 cm [39 ½"]
Width: 205 cm [80.75"]

Materials: VIENNA from Garnstudio
200 gr nr 43, light brown

DROPS 15 mm [US 19] needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 5 sts x 9 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm (this is loosely knit)

Shawl:
Cast on 4 sts and knit garter st, increasing 1 st at one side every other row. Inc by knitting 2 sts in 1 st. Continue incs until there are 50 sts, the piece measures approx. 102 cm.
Now dec on the same side as incs – dec every other row by K 2 tog the 2 outermost sts. Continue dec until 4 sts remain, the piece measures approx. 205 cm, bind off.

Fringe: Fasten fringe tufts along both sides approx. 4-5 cm apart – start at point at lower edge. Cut 6 strands 35 cm long, fold in half, pull folded end through outermost st and pull ends through loop.

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