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Knitted DROPS hat and neck warmer with cable in ”Eskimo”.

DROPS 149-9

DROPS design: Pattern no ee-466
Yarn group E
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HAT:
Size: S/M - L/XL
Head circumference: approx. 52/54 - 56/58 cm / 20½’’/21¼’’ - 22’’/22¾’’
Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
100-100 g color no 41, medium blue/purple

NECK WARMER:
Size: One-size
Circumference: approx. 67 cm / 26½” at the widest
Height: approx. 23 cm / 9’’
Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
100 g color no 41, medium blue/purple

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16’’) SIZE 8 mm / US 11 - or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.

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PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1-A.3. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

DECREASE TIP - NECK WARMER:
Dec 1 st after marker as follows: K 2 tog.
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HAT:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. LOOSELY cast on 52-54 sts on double pointed needles size 8 mm / US 11 with Eskimo. Work diagram A.1 (= 13 sts) and then K 39-41 NOTE: Work 3rd round on diagram A.1 as follows: P 4, 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, 1 YO (K YO twisted on next round), K 2, K 3 from cable needle, P 4 = 53-55 sts on needle. Work diagram A.1 (= 14 sts) 1 time vertically with K over the remaining 39-41 sts. Then work diagram A.2 over all sts A.1 1-2 times vertically. Piece measures approx. 18-21 cm / 7”-8¼”.
Then work diagram A.3 over A.2 1 time in total vertically AT THE SAME TIME dec in K sts as follows:
ROUND 1: K 2 tog, * K 10, K 2 tog *, repeat from *-* 2 more times (= 3 times in total), finish with K 1-3 = 49-51 sts (= 4 sts in stockinette st dec in total).
ROUND 2 (and then on every even numbered round): K all sts.
ROUND 3: * K 4, K 2 tog *, repeat from *-* 4 more times (= 5 times in total), K 3-5, K 2 tog = 41-43 sts (= 8 sts dec in total).
ROUND 5: * K 3, K 2 tog *, repeat from *-* 4 more times (= 5 times in total), finish with K 4-6 = 34-36 sts (= 7 sts dec in total).
ROUND 7: * K 2 tog, K 2 *, repeat from *-* 5 more times (= 6 times in total), finish with K 0-2 = 26-28 sts (= 8 sts dec in total).
ROUND 9: * K 1, K 2 tog *, repeat from *-* 5 more times (= 6 times in total), finish with K 0-2 = 18-20 sts (= 8 sts dec in total).
When diagram A.3 has been worked 1 time vertically, dec as follows over all sts:
ROUND 11: K all sts tog 2 by 2 = 9-10 sts.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.


NECK WARMER:
Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 73 sts on circular needle size 8 mm / US 11 with Eskimo. Work PATTERN A.1 (= 13 sts), K 5, insert 1 marker, * K 10, insert 1 marker *, repeat from *-* 4 more times (= 5 times in total), finish with K 5 = 6 markers. NOTE: Work 3rd round on diagram A.1 as follows: P 4, 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, 1 YO (K YO twisted on next round), K 2, K 3 from cable needle, P 4 = 74 sts on needle.
Work A.1 (= 14 sts) and work in stockinette st while AT THE SAME TIME on 4th round dec 1 st after every marker – see DECREASE TIP - NECK WARMER above = 68 sts (= 6 sts dec). Repeat dec when piece measures 14 cm / 5½’’ = 62 sts (= 6 sts dec).
When diagram A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically work diagram A.2 over A.1 2 times vertically in total.
Then work as follows:
ROUND 1: P 4, K 2 tog, K 2, K 2 tog, P 4 (= over A.2), K the remaining sts = 60 sts.
ROUND 2: P 4, K 4, P 4 (= over A.2), K the remaining sts.
bind off.
Piece measures approx. 23 cm / 9’’.

Diagram

K
P
P 2 tog
K 2 tog
slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 3, K 3 from cable needle
slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, 1 YO (work YO twisted on next round), K 2, K 3 from cable needle
slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K 3, P 1 from cable needle
slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P 1, K 3 from cable needle

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