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Hokey Pokey by DROPS Design

Set consists of: Knitted DROPS mittens and toe-up socks with Nordic pattern, Latvian braid and pompoms in ”Karisma”.

DROPS design: Pattern no u-789
Yarn group B
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MITTENS:
Size: One-size
Materials:
DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
50 g color no 01, off white
50 g color no 52, dark mustard
50 g color no 78, coral

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2.5 - or size needed to get 23 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

SOCKS:
Sizes: US: 5/6½ - 7½/9 - 9½/10½
UK: 3/4 - 5/6½ - 7/8 EU: 35/37 - 38/40 - 41/43
Foot length: 22 - 24 - 27 cm / 8¾''-9½''-10½''
Sock height: approx. 19 - 20 - 21 cm / 7½"-8"-8 1/4"
Materials:
DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes in color no 01, off white.
150 g in all sizes in color no 52, mustard
50 g for all sizes in color no 78, coral

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES 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).

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Tags:

pattern type: mittens, sets, socks, pattern/technique: cable, shape: tå op, shoe size: 35-37 (22cm), 38-40 (24cm), 41-43 (27cm), theme: nordic,

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MITTENS:

MAGIC CIRCLE:
To avoid hole in the middle beg with this technique:
Hold yarn end in the left hand and make a loop around left index finger (from left to right). Hold the loop with left thumb and index finger. Insert needle through loop, get yarn from ball (i.e. place yarn 1 time over needle from you), pull yarn back through loop, 1 YO (now place yarn from the back and towards you) and pull YO through sts on needle, * insert needle through loop, 1 YO (place yarn from the back and towards you), pull YO through loop, 1 YO (from the back and towards you) and pull YO through outermost st on right needle (i.e. the last st made) *, repeat from *-* until there are 12 sts on needle. Distribute sts on 4 double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 as explained in pattern.
Then work as explained in pattern – AT THE SAME TIME pull yarn end so that loop is tighten tog and the hole disappears.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.3. Work entire pattern in stockinette st.

LATVIAN BRAID:
Braid consists of 3 rounds - all rounds are shown in diagram and worked as follows:
ROUND 1: * K 1 with off white, K 1 with coral *, repeat from *-* the entire round.
ROUND 2: Place both strands in the front of piece (towards you). Then move the off white strand to the back, P 1 and move the strand to the front again. Pull the coral strand underneath the off white strand and then move the coral to the back, P 1 and move the strand to the front again. Continue like this with P alternately with off white and coral but always place the strand underneath the strand from the last st worked.
ROUND 3: Work as 2nd round but now place strand always OVER strand from the last st worked.
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LEFT MITTEN:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles and work from fingertip to wrist.
Start with mustard and MAGIC CIRCLE - see explanation above = 12 sts distributed on 4 double pointed needles 3 mm - NOTE: If you do not want to start with a magic circle cast on 12 sts with mustard distributed over 4 double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 (when mitten is done baste a yarn up and down through sts around hole at the top and tighten tog).
Then work pattern in the round according to diagram A.1 and inc as shown in diagram = 52 sts on needle. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE When piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'' from the tip (i.e. after round marked with arrow in diagram), bind off for thumb opening as follows (try the mitten and work to desired length): bind off the 3 sts over the 3 black squares in diagram and cast on 13 new sts over these = 62 sts on needle. Continue A.1 as before but now work A.2 over the 13 new sts cast on. When A.2 has been worked, there are 52 sts on needle and continue A.1 in the round over all sts again. When A.1 has been worked, loosely bind off with coral. The entire mitten measures approx. 24 cm / 9½''.

THUMB:
Pick up 1 st in each of the 13 sts cast on for thumb opening and pick in addition up 9 sts around thumb opening = 22 sts. Distribute sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 and work pattern in the round according to diagram A.3. Dec as shown in diagram. When A.3 has been worked, 8 sts remain on needle. Cut the yarns and pull them through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

POMPOM:
Make 1 small pompom with coral with an approx. diameter of 3 cm / 1''. When tying the yarn around the pompom leave approx. 20 cm / 8'' of yarn at the end. Now use the yarn ends and make knots after each other in a row until this tie is approx. 3 cm / 1''. Then fasten tie with pompom in the side on mitten (see picture). There should be 2 pompom with ties in the side on mitten.

RIGHT MITTEN:
Cast on and work as left mitten but reversed, i.e. the 3 black squares for thumb are worked in 2nd, 3rd and 4th st from the left in the diagram.

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SOCKS:

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.4 to A.8 – choose diagram for correct size.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next round work YO twisted to avoid holes.

HEEL:
ROW 1 (= RS): Work until 10-10-11 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
ROW 2 (= WS): Work until 10-10-11 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
ROW 3 (= RS): Work until 9-10-10 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, turn piece.
ROW 4 (= WS): Work until 9-10-10 sts remain, slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso, turn piece.
Continue dec like this with 1 less st before each dec until there are 17-17-19 sts on needle.

LATVIAN BRAID:
Braid consists of 3 rounds - all rounds are shown in diagram and worked as follows:
ROUND 1: * K 1 with off white, K 1 with coral *, repeat from *-* the entire round.
ROUND 2: Place both strands in the front of piece (towards you). Then move the off white strand to the back, P 1 and move the strand to the front again. Pull the coral strand underneath the off white strand and then move the coral to the back, P 1 and move the strand to the front again. Continue like this with P alternately with off white and coral but always place the strand underneath the strand from the last st worked.
ROUND 3: Work as 2nd round but now place strand always OVER strand from the last st worked.
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SOCK:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles and work from the toes and up.
Cast on 12 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with off white. Work pattern in the round according to diagram A.4 and inc as shown in diagram = 48 sts on needle. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE When A.4 is done, continue pattern in the round according to diagram A.5A. When piece measures 15-17-18 cm / 6"-6 3/4-7'' from toe (approx. 7-7-9 cm / 2 3/4"-2 3/4"-3½'' remain until full foot length – try the sock and work to desired length) insert 1 marker in 1st st on round and 1 marker in 25th st on round (both markers are in a mustard st on sock). Now inc 1 st before first marker and 1 st after 2nd marker - READ INCREASE TIP (= 2 sts inc). Inc like this every other round a total of 6-6-8 times = 60-60-64 sts on needle –NOTE: Work the inc sts in stripes under foot. After last inc keep the first 25 sts on needle and continue with stripes back and forth according to diagram A.6 over the remaining 35-35-39 sts for 3½-3½-4 cm / 1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1½'' (sock measures 22-24-27 cm / 8¾''-9½''-10½'' from the toe). Then work HEEL - see explanation above, over the 35-35-39 sts (continue stripes in A.6 as before). After heel work next round as follows: Work with off white over the 17-17-19 sts on heel, pick up 8-8-9 sts (with off white) along edge on the 3½-3½-4 cm / 1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1½" worked back and forth, continue A.5A over the next 25 sts and pick up 8-8-9 sts along edge on the 3½-3½-4 cm / 1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1½'' in the other side = 58-58-62 sts on needle. Insert 1 marker, NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE! Work next round as follows: Work pattern according to diagram A.7A over the first 33-33-37 sts (= behind sock) and dec AT THE SAME TIME 4-4-6 sts evenly over these sts on first round, so that pattern continues over 29-29-31 sts, continue A.5A as before over the next 25 sts (= at the front of sock) = 54-54-56 sts on needle. When A.7A has been worked one time vertically, repeat A.7B over these 29-29-31 sts (continue A.5A as before at the front of sock). AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 4 cm / 1½'', inc 1 st inside outermost st in each side of A.7B - READ INCREASE TIP (= 2 sts inc). Inc like this every 4 cm / 1½'' a total of 3 times = 60-60-62 sts - NOTE: Work the inc sts in A.7B but the outermost 1-1-2 sts in each side should always be in off white.
When piece measures approx. 13-14-15 cm / 5"-5½"-6" from marker – adjust after one whole repetition in A.5A and finish as shown on last round in A.5B K 1 round over all sts with off white. Then continue pattern in the round according to diagram A.8. AT THE SAME TIME on round marked with arrow inc 4-4-6 sts evenly = 64-64-68 sts. When A.8 has been worked, loosely bind off with coral. Sock measures approx. 19-20-21 cm / 7½-8"-8 1/4" from marker.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew opening at the front of toe tog with grafting/kitchener sts in mustard.
Knit another sock the same way.

Diagram

= K with off white
= K with mustard
= K with coral
= st for thumb gusset - skip this square
= P with coral
= work LATVIAN BRAID – see explanation above, with yarn under the yarn last used
= work LATVIAN BRAID – see explanation above, with yarn over the yarn last used
= 1 YO with off white, K YO twisted on next round (= not hole)
= K 2 tog with mustard
= K 2 twisted tog with mustard
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog with mustard, psso
= K 2 tog with off white
= K 2 twisted tog with off white




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