Size: S/M – L
Head circumference: approx 54/56 - 58 cm [21¼”/22” - 22 ¾”]
Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
200 g color no 01, off-white
and use: DROPS Vienna from Garnstudio
50 g color no 21, off-white
Yarn alternative to 2 threads Eskimo:
1 thread DROPS Polaris, 100% pure new wool, 100 g = 36 meters
DROPS pointed needles size 15 mm [US 19] – or size needed to get 6 sts with 2 threads Eskimo and 1 thread Vienna = width 10 cm [4”].
Size: One size
Measurements Eskimo: approx 38 x 194 cm [15” x 76”]
Measurements Polaris: approx 38 x 168 cm [15” x 66”]
Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
450 g color no 01, off-white
DROPS pointed needles size 9 mm [US 13] – or size needed to get 10 sts x 21 rows in garter st with Eskimo = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
DROPS pointed needles size 15 mm [US 19] – or size needed to get 7 sts x 12 rows garter st with Eskimo = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
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Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows.
Increasing tip: Inc inside 1 garter st as follows:
Make 1 YO and work YO into back of loop on return row in order to avoid a hole.
Cast on 3 sts on needle size 15 mm [US 19] with 2 threads Eskimo and 1 thread Vienna = 3 threads. K 1 row from RS and continue in garter st – see above. Remember the knitting gauge! At the same time inc 1 st – see Increasing tip – each side on every 4th row a total of 4 times = 11 sts. Slip sts on a stitch holder. Make another earflap and slip sts on stitch holder.
Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 0-1 st, slip 1 ear flap on needle (11 sts), cast on 10 sts, slip the other ear flap on needle (11 sts) and cast on 0-1 st = 32-34 sts. Work 6 rows garter st on all sts and continue in stockinette st. When piece measures 15-17 cm [6”-6¾”] dec 5 sts evenly on every other row a total of 4 times = 12-14 sts. Continue until piece measures 24-26 cm [9½”-10¼”], cut the thread and pull through remaining sts. Sew hat tog mid back, edge to edge from RS.
New ball of yarn tip: Start a new ball of yarn at the beg of row to avoid thread ends in the middle of piece.
Tassel tip: For the tassels to hang nicely, wet, shake and dry them before attaching them to shawl.
Worked back and forth on needle from side to side. The shawl is worked in garter st, i.e. K all rows. Cast on 4 sts on needle size 9 mm [US 13] with Eskimo. See New ball of yarn tip! Work garter st, at the same time, inc 1 st at the end of every 6th row a total of 34 times = 38 sts. Remember the knitting gauge! Piece is now approx 97 cm [38”] long and 38 cm [15”] wide. Continue in garter st, at the same time dec 1 st on every 6th row at the same side as inc, a total of 34 times = 4 sts. Work 4 rows garter st on these 4 sts and bind off. Tassels, see below.
Worked back and forth on needle from side to side. The shawl is worked in garter st, i.e. K all rows. Cast on 2 sts on needle size 15 mm [US 19] with Polaris. See New ball of yarn tip! Work garter st, at the same time, inc 1 st at the end of every 4th row a total of 25 times = 27 sts. Remember the knitting gauge! Piece is now approx 84 cm [33”] long and 38 cm [15”] wide. Continue in garter st, at the same time dec 1 st on every 4th row at the same time as inc, a total of 25 times = 2 sts. Work 4 rows garter st on these 2 sts and bind off.
Tassels: 1 tassel = 1 thread Eskimo or 1 thread Polaris measuring approx 12 cm [4½”]. Fold thread double, pull loop through sts on shawl and pull ends through loop. Attach one tassel in each st along both sides of shawl.
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