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Marlene by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS hat in 2 strands "Bomull Lin" or 2 strands "Paris".

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DROPS 146-32

DROPS design: Pattern no l-119
Yarn group C and C
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Size: S/M – L/XL
Head circumference: approx. 54/56 - 56/58 cm / 21¼"/22" - 22"/22¾”
Materials: DROPS BOMULL-LIN from Garnstudio
300-300 g color no 02, off white
Or:
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
300-300 g Color no 17, off white

And for flower decoration:
DROPS SAFRAN from Garnstudio
50 g color no 26, gray green
50 g color no 14, army green
50 g color no 11, strong yellow
50 g color no 23, brown
50 g color no 21, beige
50 g color no 18, off white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3 mm / C – or size needed to get 16 sc in width x 17 rows vertically with 2 strands Bomull-Lin or Paris = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
CROCHET INFO:
After last sc on the round, continue to next round with 1 sc in next sc (= 1st sc from previous round). NOTE: Insert a marker at the beg of round between last sc and first sc on the round, move the marker upwards when working.
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HAT:
The hat is worked top down. Ch 4 on hook size 3 mm / C with 2 strands Bomull-Lin or 2 strands Paris and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
ROUND 1: ch 1, 5 sc in ch-ring – READ CROCHET INFO!
ROUND 2: work 2 sc in every sc = 10 sc.
ROUND 3: * 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* = 15 sc.
ROUND 4: * 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* = 20 sc.
Insert 1 marker at the beg of round. Then inc 5 sc on every round, inc the same place as on previous round, i.e. 1 sc more between every inc on every round.
The circle will become a pentagon.
Continue like this until 16-17 rounds in total have been worked = 80-85 sc on round. Then work in the round with 1 sc in every sc until piece measures 15-16 cm / 6"-6 1/4'' from the middle. Continue to crochet the brim as follows:
ROUND 1: Work 1 sc in every sc while at the same time inc 8 sc evenly = 88-93 sts.
ROUND 2: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 3-19: Continue as 1st and 2nd round by inc 8 sc on uneven rounds and working sc in every sc on even rounds.
ROUND 20: Work 1 sc in every sc, finish with 1 sl st in first sc = 160-165 sc.
Fasten off.

TIE:
Ch with Safran color no 26 on hook size 3 mm / C until tie measures approx. 180 cm / 71'', fasten off.

SMALL FLOWER:
Work as follows: 4 ch with Safran color no 11 on hook size 3 mm / C and form 1 ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 1, 5 sc in ch-ring, 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round.
ROUND 2 (switch to color no 23): In every sc work: * ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1, 1 sc *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch from beg of round (= 5 leaves). Fasten off.

LARGE FLOWER:
Work as follows: ch 4 with Safran color no 21 on hook size 3 mm / C and form 1 ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 1, 5 sc in ch-ring, 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round.
ROUND 2 (switch to color no 18): In every sc work: * ch 4, 3 tr, ch 1, 1 sc *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 1 sl st in 1st ch from beg of round (= 5 leaves). Fasten off.

LEAF:
Work the leaf with sts on both sides of a ch-row. Work 2 leaves with color no 26 and work 1 leaf with color no 14. Work as follows: ch8 , turn and skip first ch, continue with 2 sc, 3 dc, 2 sc. Ch 1 at the end of row, continue on the other side of row with 2 sc, 3 dc, 2 sc, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc. Fasten off.

BRANCHES:
Work 1 branch with color no 26 and work 2 branches with color no 14. Work as follows: ch 8, 1 sc in tie where you want to place the branch, ch 8, cut the yarn and tie 1 knot at the bottom in beg and end of ch-row. Crochet 2 more branches.

ASSEMBLY:
Fasten the flowers and leaves on the tie. Place the tie 2 times around the hat before tying a bow.
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