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DROPS Extra 0-982 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS hat with fox pattern in ”Lima”. Size 3 - 12 years.

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DROPS Extra 0-982

DROPS design: Pattern no li-005-bn
Yarn group B
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Size: 3/7 - 8/12 years
Head circumference: 50/52 - 53/55 cm / 19½/20½" - 21"/22"

Materials:
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
50-100 g color no 6235, gray blue
50-50 g color no 0707, rust
50-50 g color no 0100, off white
And use some left-over black for eyes and snout.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') SIZE 3.5 mm/ US 4 - or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') SIZE 3 mm / US 2.5 – for rib.

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PATTERN:
See diagram A.1 (size 3/7 years) or A.2 (size 8/12 years), work entire diagram in stockinette st.
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HAT:
Worked in the round on circular needle and then on double pointed needles.
Cast on 104-120 sts on circular needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with gray blue.
Work rib = K 2/P 2 for 3 cm / 1''. Switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and continue in stockinette st – AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round dec 4-10 sts evenly = 100-110 sts. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
After round with dec work A.1 (size 3/7 years) or A.2 (size 8/12 years) (= 5 repetition on round).
Continue with stockinette st and gray blue until piece measures 14-16 cm / 5½"-6 1/4", insert 7 markers in piece as follows:
3/7 years: 14-14-15-14-14-15-14 sts between each.
8/12 years: 16-16-15-16-16-15-16 sts between each.
On next round, dec 1 st after every marker by K 2 tog. Repeat dec every other round 4-6 more times and then every round 7-7 times = 16-12 sts remain on needle.
Then K 2 and 2 tog until 8-6 sts remain.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts and tighten tog.
The hat measures approx. 19-22 cm / 7½"-8 3/4" vertically.

Embroider on eyes and snout with duplicate sts according to diagram.

Diagram

gray blue
rust
off white
off white (embroidered at the end, worked in rust).
black (embroidered at the end, worked in rust).

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