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Dear Mary by DROPS Design

Set consists of: Knitted DROPS neck warmer and hat with lace pattern in ”Lima”.

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DROPS design: Pattern no li-045
Yarn group B
Size: one-size
Circumference at the top: 40 cm / 15 3/4’’
Circumference at the bottom: 93 cm / 36½’’

DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
150 g color no 4377, dark purple

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm / 16’’ and 32’’) SIZE 4 mm /US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm / G/6 - for edge.


Size: one-size

DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
100 g color no 4377, dark purple

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16’’) SIZE 4 mm / US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16’’) SIZE 3.5 mm / US 4 – for garter st.

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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.
GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*. 1 ridge = 2 rounds.

See diagrams A.1 and A.2.

Worked in the round on circular needle from bottom up.
Cast on 196 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with Lima. Work 3 ridges in garter st - see explanation above.
Then work according to diagram A.1 (= 14 repetitions in width).
Continue this pattern upwards, when A.1 has been worked, there are 84 sts on needle.
Switch to a shorter circular needle when needed.
Continue in garter st for 13 cm / 5’’.
Bind off.

Work an edge around the entire neck warmer on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with Lima as follows: * 1 sc, ch 3, 1 dc in first ch, skip approx. 1½ cm / ½’’ *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.

Worked in the round on circular needle, top down.
Cast on 18 sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 with Lima.
Work according to diagram A.2 (= 6 repetitions in width).
Switch to circular needle when needed. W
hen A.2 has been worked 1 time vertically, there are 102 sts on needle.
Switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4, then work in garter st over all sts until piece measures 20 cm / 8’’.
Bind off.
Tighten tog hole at the top of hat.
To shape the hat place it in water when finished and pull it over a plate. Leave to dry on the plate.
Repeat the process each time it has been washed.


1 YO between 2 sts
slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
K 2 tog

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