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Crochet DROPS Halloween witch's hat in ”Eskimo”.

DROPS Extra 0-779

DROPS design: Pattern no EE-344
Yarn group E
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Size: 3/5-6/9-10/14 years
Head circumference: 50/52 - 52/54 - 56/57 cm / 19 3/4"/20½" - 20½"/21 1/4" - 22"/22½"

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
100-150-150 g color no 02, black
50 g color no 07, orange

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 8 mm / L/11 – or size needed to get 9.5 dc x 6 rounds = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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CROCHET INFO:
Replace first dc at beg of every round with 3 ch.
Finish every round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.
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WITCH'S HAT:
Ch 3 on hook size 8 mm / L/11 with black and form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch.
ROUND 1: Work 4 dc in ch-ring – read CROCHET INFO.
ROUND 2: Work 2 dc in every dc = 8 dc.
ROUND 3: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 12 dc.
ROUND 4: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 18 dc.
ROUND 5: 1 dc in every dc = 18 dc.
ROUND 6: * 1 dc in each of the first 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 24 dc.
ROUND 7: * 1 dc in each of the first 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 30 dc.
ROUND 8: 1 dc in every dc = 30 dc.
ROUND 9: * 1 dc in each of the first 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 40 dc.
NOTE: The inc for size 3/5 years ends here.
ROUND 10: Size 6/9 years: * 1 dc in each of the first 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 44 dc.
Size 10/14 years: * 1 dc in each of the first 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 48 dc.
All sizes = 40-44-48 dc.
Now work 1 dc in every dc until hat measures approx. 16.5-18.5-20.5 cm / 6½"-6 7/8"-8 1/8".
Then work as follows:
ROUND 1: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-*.
ROUND 2: * 1 dc in each of the first 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-*.
Switch to orange and work 1 round with 1 sl st in every dc.
Fasten off.

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