Arwen by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS hat in "Big Delight".

DROPS design: Pattern no db-003-bn
Yarn group C
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Size: 3/5 - 6/9 - 10/12 years
Head circumference: 50/52 - 52/54 - 54/58 cm / 19¾"/20½" - 20½"/21¼" - 21¼"/22¾"

Material: DROPS BIG DELIGHT from Garnstudio
100-100-100 g color no 01, rose garden

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H/8 – or size needed to get 14 dc x 9 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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CROCHET INFO:
Beg every dc round with ch 3 instead of 1st dc. Finish every round with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 dc by working 2 dc in same dc.
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HAT:
The piece is worked top down.
Ch 4 on hook size 5 mm / H/8 with Big Delight and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
ROUND 1: Read CROCHET INFO! Work 10-10-10 dc in ch-ring.
ROUND 2: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* around = 15-15-15 dc.
ROUND 3: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* around and finish with 1 dc in last dc = 22-22-22 dc.
ROUND 4: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* around = 33-33-33 dc.
ROUND 5: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* around and finish with 1 dc in last dc = 49-49-49 dc.
ROUND 6: Work 1 dc in every dc around while AT THE SAME TIME inc 6-7-8 dc evenly - READ INCREASE TIP, = 55-56-57 dc.
ROUND 7: Work 1 dc in every dc around while AT THE SAME TIME inc 8-10-12 sts evenly = 63-66-69 dc.
Then work 1 dc in every dc on every round until piece measures approx. 18-20-22 cm / 7''-8''-8¾''.

Work a picot edge at the bottom of hat as follows: * ch 3, 1 dc in the first of these ch 3, skip 2 dc on hat and work 1 sc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round = 21-22-23 picots around the edge.
Cut and fasten the thread.
Piece measures approx. 19-21-23 cm / 7½"-8 1/4"-9".

CROCHET FLOWERS:
Make 4-5 flowers to fasten on the hat, work some small and some large. Sew the flowers on the side of the hat.

SMALL FLOWER:
Ch 5 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. * ch 3 and 1 sc in ch-ring *, repeat from *-* a total of 5 times and finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round.

LARGE FLOWER:
Ch 6 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. * Ch 5 and 1 sc in ch-ring *, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times and finish with 1 sl st in first ch on round.

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