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Miss Marple by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS head band and shoulder piece with leaf pattern in ”Nepal”.

DROPS 149-41

DROPS design: Pattern no ne-126
Yarn group C
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HEAD BAND:
Size: one-size
Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
100 g color no 4311, gray/purple

SHOULDER PIECE:
Size: One-size
Circumference at the top: 35 cm / 13 3/4’’
Circumference at the bottom: 140 cm / 55’’
Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
350 g color no 4311, gray/purple

DROPS STRAIGHT 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 DARK BUFFELHORN BUTTON NO 535: 4 pieces

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = K 2 rows.

PATTERN HEAD BAND:
See diagrams A.1 to A.3. Diagrams show all rows in pattern from RS.

PATTERN SHOULDER PIECE:
See diagrams A.4 to A.5. Diagrams show all rows in pattern from RS.

RIDGE PATTERN (back and forth on needle):
Row 1: K from RS.
Row 2: P from WS.
Row 3: K from RS.
Row 4: K from WS.

SHORT ROWS:
Work short rows as follows:
* Work 1 row over A.4, turn and work back. Work 1 row over A.4 + K 2 + 12 sts ridge pattern, turn and work back. Work 1 row over A.4 + K 2 + 12 sts ridge pattern + K 2 + A.5 + K 2 + 6 sts ridge pattern, turn and work back. Work 1 row over all sts, turn and work back *. Repeat from *-*, i.e. 8 rows at the widest and 2 rows at the most narrow in 1 repetition.
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HEAD BAND:
Cast on 23 sts on needle size 5 mm / US 8 with Nepal. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above - for 3 cm / 1’’. Then work according to A.1.
When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, continue according to A.2.
When piece measures approx. 46 cm / 18’’, stop after one whole repetitions of A.2, work according to A.3. Work A.3 1 time vertically, then work in garter st for 3 cm / 1’’, or desired measurements.
Bind off. Sew together cast on and bind off edges with neat sts.
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SHOULDER PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 67 sts on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 with Nepal. Work 5 RIDGES in garter st - see explanation above.
Then work pattern as follows: A.4, 2 sts in stockinette st, ridge pattern over the next 12 sts, 2 sts in stockinette st, A.5, 2 sts in stockinette st, 6 sts ridge pattern, 18 sts in garter st. AT THE SAME TIME work SHORT ROWS - see explanation above. Work short rows until neck measures 35 cm / 13 3/4’’ in the shorter side (or to desired measurements), stop after one whole repetition over A.4.
Work 3 ridges in garter st, on next row from RS dec for buttonholes as follows: Work 16 sts, K 2 tog, 1 YO, * work 13 sts, K 2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* 3 times, finish with 4 sts K. Continue in garter st until 5 ridges have been worked in total, bind off.
Sew the buttons on to the left band.

Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K 1, P 1 from cable needle
slip 1 st on cable needle in front of piece, P 1, K 1 from cable needle
1 YO between 2 sts, on next row P YO
1 YO between 2 sts, on next row P YO twisted
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
K 2 tog
inc by working 2 sts in 1 st
bind off 1 st
K 3 tog
P 2 tog
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
slip 1 st on cable needle in front of piece, P 2, K 1 from cable needle


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