DROPS design: Pattern no NE-004-bn
Yarn group C
Size: 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
300-350-400-450-500 g color no 6314, denim blue
DROPS SYMPHONY from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes in color no 02, beige
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') SIZE 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 - for edges.
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GARTER ST (back and forth on circular needle):
K sts on every row.
See diagram A-1 to A-3. Diagrams show pattern from RS.
Worked in the round on circular needle from bottom up.
Cast on 156-168-180-192-204 sts on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 with Nepal. Insert a marker at beg of round (= the side). Work diagram A-1 (= 13-14-15-16-17 repetitions on the round).
REMEMBER THE GAUGE! After A-1, continue with A-2 until piece measures 20-23-26-29-32 cm / 8"-9"-10 1/4"-11½"-12½". Then work and dec according to A-3 – AT THE SAME TIME on last round of A-3 dec 2-4-6-8-10 sts evenly. When A-3 has been worked, 76-80-84-88-92 sts remain on needle and piece measures approx. 30-33-36-39-42 cm / 11 3/4"-13"-14 1/4"-15 1/4"-16½" vertically. K 19-20-21-22-23 sts. It has now been worked until mid front - now rounds beg here. Work next round as follows: * K 2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* the entire round. P 1 round and K 1 round. Continue with hood.
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front as follows: 4 sts in GARTER ST - see explanation above. A-2 until 4 sts remain, work these in garter st. Continue like this until hood measures 22-24-26-28-30 cm / 8 3/4"-9½"-10 1/4"-11"-11 3/4" vertically, then K4 rows over all sts. Bind off, place hood double and sew tog at the top.
Work around the opening at the front of hood and at the bottom of poncho with Symphony on hook size 5 mm / H/8 as follows: 1 sc in first st, * ch 3, skip 1 st / 2 rows in garter st, 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
TIE AND TASSELS:
Cut 3 threads in Nepal of approx. 2.5 meters / 2.75 yds, twine them hard, fold them double and they will twine again. Make a knot at each end. Thread the tie in the round with eyelet holes at the top of poncho – start mid front.
Make 2 dense pompoms with Nepal with an approx. diameter of 5 cm / 2''. Fasten one pompom in each end of tie around the neck.
P from RS, K from WS
K from RS, P from WS
Bobble: Work 4 sts in 1 st by working alternately in front and back loop of st, work 4 rows in reverse stockinette st back and forth over the 4 sts, sts are now on right needle, pass second st over first st, third st over first st and fourth st over first st.
K 2 tog
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