DROPS Extra / 0-984

DROPS Extra 0-984 by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS fox head band in "Nepal". Size 3-12 years

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DROPS design: Pattern no ne-020-bn
Yarn group C
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Size: 3/5 - 6/9 - 10/12 years
Head circumference: 50/52 - 52/54 - 54/58 cm /
19½"/20½" - 20½"/21" - 21"/22 3/4"

Materials: DROPS Nepal from Garnstudio
100 g in all sizes color no 2920, orange
50 g for all sizes in color no 0100, off white
And use some left-over black for eyes and mouth.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm / H - or size needed to get 14 sc = width 10 cm / 4''.

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CROCHET TIP: Replace first sc from beg of row with 1 ch.
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HEAD BAND:
Ch 14-15-16 (includes 1 ch to turn with) on hook size 5 mm / H with orange Nepal. Work 1 sc in the 2nd ch from hook. Then work 1 sc in every ch = 13-14-15 sc. Continue back and forth with 1 sc in every sc – READ CROCHET TIP - until piece measures approx. 46-48-50 cm / 18"-19"-19 3/4".
Fasten off. Sew tog edge to edge mid back.

EYES 1:
Worked in the round in a circle. Ch 4 on hook size 5 mm / H with off white and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: Work 6 sc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in first sc, 1 ch.
ROUND 2: Work 2 sc in every sc on round and finish with 1 sl st in first sc = 12 sc.
Fasten off. Work another eye.

EYES 2:
Worked in the round in a circle. Ch 3 on hook size 5 mm / H with black and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: Work 4 sc in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.
Fasten off. Work another eye.

SNOUT:
Worked back and forth bottom up.
ROW 1: Ch 6 on hook size 5 mm / H with black.
ROW 2: Beg in 2nd ch from hook and work 1 sc in each of the next 5 ch. Turn piece.
ROW 3: Skip first sc, then work 4 sc, turn piece.
ROW 4: Skip first sc, then work 3 sc, turn piece.
ROW 5: Skip first sc, then work 2 sc, turn piece.
ROW 6: Skip first sc, then work 1 sc.
Fasten off.

POMPOM EARS:
Make two similar pompoms with orange but leave approx. 2 cm / 3/4'' of cardboard rings in color off white. Place two-three fingers between when twining the off white yarn around the fings so that off white strands are longer than orange.
Cut/form the pompoms so that off white strands are longer that the orange strands.

ASSEMBLY:
Fasten eye 2 on eye 1, fasten eyes at the front of head band. Place snout in the middle of eyes at the bottom towards edge and fasten it. Fasten pompom in the side on head band with short side in off white in towards head band, so that off white is not visible.
Fasten the other pompom on the other side.

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Fox hat– see DROPS 0-983
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