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DROPS 123-14 by DROPS Design

Set comprises: Knitted DROPS hat and neck warmer with cables and textured pattern in ”Nepal”.

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DROPS design: Pattern no NE-017A
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HAT:
Size: one-size
Head circumference: approx 52-56 cm
Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
100 g colour no 0100, eco off-white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) size 4.5 mm - or size needed to get 18 sts x 23 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) size 4 mm - for rib.
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NECK WARMER:
Size: S/M - L/XL
Circumference at the bottom: approx 60 cm - approx 70 cm
Materials: DROPS NEPAL
200-200 g colour no 0100, eco off-white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 or 60 cm) size 4.5 mm – or size needed to get 18 sts x 23 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 or 60 cm) size 4 mm – for rib.

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pattern type: hats, mittens, neck warmers, sets, pattern/technique: cable, texture,

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HAT AND NECK WARMER:

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 and M.2. Diagram shows the pattern from RS and pattern is worked in the round.
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HAT:
Cast on 96 sts on circular needle size 4 mm with Nepal and work rib, K2/P2. When piece measures 3 cm K 1 round and P 1 round. Now K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME inc 5 sts evenly = 101 sts. Change to circular needle size 4.5 mm and work next round as follows: M.1 (= 12 sts) a total of 3 times, M.2 (= 17 sts), then M.1 a total of 4 times. Continue in pattern like this – NOTE: work 2 vertical repeats of M.2, then continue to P the 15 sts in ”berry motif”. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When piece measures 19 cm dec 1 st each side of the P-section mid front (i.e. the 15 sts over the berry motif) by P tog the first 2 sts and P tog the last 2 sts. Repeat the dec each side of mid front on every other round. Change to double pointed needles when sts no longer fit circular needle. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 23 cm dec 1 st in each of the remaining P-sections (i.e. each side of each cable) by P2 tog. AT THE SAME TIME on the same round K2 tog into back of loop across each cable (the large cables as well as the small cables). On the next 2 rounds K2 tog across the round = approx 12 sts left on needle. Cut the thread, pull it through remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten. Hat measures approx 24 cm.
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NECK WARMER:
Cast on 225-260 sts on circular needle size 4 mm with Nepal and K 1 round. Continue in rib, K2/P3. When rib measures 2 cm dec all P3 to P2 = 180-208 sts. Continue with K2/P2 until rib measures 5 cm. K 1 round AT THE SAME TIME dec 31-35 sts evenly = 149-173 sts. P 1 round and K 1 round. Change to circular needle size 4.5 mm and work next round as follows: M.1 a total of 5-6 times, M.2 (= 17 sts) and M.1 a total of 6-7 times. Continue in pattern like this – NOTE: work 2 vertical repeats of M.2, then continue to P the 15 sts in berry motif. When piece measures approx 20-22 cm K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME dec 9-13 sts evenly = 140-160 sts. Change to circular needle size 4 mm and P 1 round and K 1 round. Now continue in rib, K2/P2 and cast off when rib measures 3 cm with K over K and P over P.

Diagram

= K
= P
= 1 BOBBLE: Inc to 4 st in 1 st by working in front and back of loop alternately. Work 4 rows stocking st back and forth on these sts. Now pass 2nd st over 1st st, 3rd st over 1st st, 4th st over 1st st = 1 st left.
= Slip 1 st on cable needle in front of piece, K1, K1 from cable needle
= Slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K1, K1 from cable needle
= Slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K1, P1 from cable needle
= Slip 1 st on cable needle in front of piece, P1, K1 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle

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