DROPS Extra / 0-1004

Santa's Little Helper by DROPS Design

DROPS Christmas: Knitted DROPS neck warmer and head band in "Eskimo" with crochet edges in "Puddel". Size 3-12 years

DROPS design: Pattern no ee-485
Yarn group E
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NECK WARMER:
Size: 3/6 - 7/10 - 11/12 years
Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
100-150-150 g color no 56, Christmas red
and use:
DROPS PUDDEL from Garnstudio
50-50-50 g color no 01, off white

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 9 mm / US 13 - or size needed to get 10 sts in seed st with 1 strand Eskimo on 10 cm / 4'' in width.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 6 mm / J/10 - for edge

HEAD BAND:
Size: 3/6 - 7/10 - 11/12 years
Head circumference: 50-52-54 cm / 19 3/4"-20½"-21 1/4"
Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
100-100-100 g color no 56, Christmas red
and use:
DROPS PUDDEL from Garnstudio
50-50-50 g color no 01, off white

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 8 mm / US 11 - or size needed to get 9 sts in seed st with 2 strands Eskimo = width 10 cm / 4''.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 6 mm / J/10 - for edge.

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SEED ST:
Row 1: * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: K over P and P over K. Repeat 2nd row.

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NECK WARMER:
Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 20-25-25 sts on needle size 9 mm / US 13 with Eskimo. Work in seed st - see explanation above. Continue like this until piece measures approx. 70-75-80 cm / 27½"-29½"-31½", bind off.

CROCHET EDGE:
Work with 2 strands Puddel on hook size 6 mm / J/10 along all sides on neck warmer as follows: 1 sc in first st, * ch 2, skip approx. 2 cm / 3/4'', 1 sc *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew bind-off edge, edge to edge with the end on one long side to avoid a chunky seam (opposite long side now forms a tip towards mid front).

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HEAD BAND:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 7-9-10 sts on needle size 8 mm / US 11 with double yarn in Eskimo. Work in seed st - see explanation above. Work until piece measures approx. 48-50-52 cm / 19 3/4"-20½"-21 1/4" or desired measurements. Loosely bind off all sts. Sew cast-on edge and bind-off edge in outer loops of edge sts.

CROCHET EDGE:
Work with 2 strands Puddel on hook size 6 mm / J/10 along both sides on head band as follows: 1 sc in first st, * ch 2, skip approx. 2 cm / 3/4'', 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 sl st in first sc.

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