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Dear Heart by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS beret and neck warmer with pattern in ”Nepal”.

DROPS design: Pattern no NE-088
Yarn group C
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BERET:
Size: S/M - L/XL
To fit head circumference: 54/56 - 57/59 cm / 21”/22” – 22½”-23¼”

Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
For all sizes use:
100 g color no 0618, camel
50 g color no 0206, light beige
50 g color no 3720, medium pink

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm/24”) SIZE 4.5 mm/US 7 - or size needed to get 18 sts x 23 rows in stockinette = 10 x 10 cm/ 4” x 4”.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm/ 16”) SIZE 3.5 mm/ US 4 – for rib.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - 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.
NECK WARMER:
Size: S/M - L/XL
Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
150-200 g color no 0618, camel
50-50 g color no 0206, light beige
50-50 g color no 3720, medium pink

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm/24”) SIZE 4.5 mm/ US 7 - or size needed to get 18 sts x 23 rows in stockinette = 10 x 10 cm/ 4” x 4”.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm/16”) SIZE 3.5 mm/ US 4 – for rib.

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PATTERN:
See diagrams A-1 and A-2 for neck warmer, and A-3 hat.
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BERET:
Worked in the round.
Cast on 80-84 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm/ US 4 with camel. K 1 round, continue with rib = K 2/P 2 for 7 rnds. Switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm/ US 7, K 1 round with camel while at the same time dec 8-6 sts evenly = 72-78 sts. Continue with diagram A-3 (= 12-13 repetitions in the round). REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When A-3 has been worked, there are 36-39 sts on needle and piece measures approx. 23 cm/9” vertically.
Work 1 round with pink where all sts are K2 tog around = 18-20 sts.
Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.
The hat measures approx. 24 cm/9½” vertically.
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NECK WARMER:
Worked in the round from bottom up.
Cast on 210-240 sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm/US 7 with camel. P 1 round. Continue with diagram A-1 (= 14-16 repetitions in the round).
When A-1 has been worked, 154-176 sts remain on needle.
Continue with A-2 – AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round dec 4-2 sts evenly = 150-174 sts. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When A-2 has been worked, there are 100-116 sts on needle and piece measures approx. 17 cm/6¾” vertically. Work with camel until finished measurements. K 1 round while at the same time dec 12-12 sts evenly = 88-104 sts.
Switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm/ US 4 and work rib = K 2/P 2 for 10-11 cm/ 4”-4½”.
LOOSELY bind off with K over K and P over P.

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Tunic – see design: 143-14
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Socks – see design: 143-17
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Sweater with long sleeves – see design: 143-15
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Diagram

= camel
= pink
= light beige
= K 2 tog in the colour that fits the pattern
= K
= P
= 1 YO between 2 sts, on next round K yo twisted to avoid holes.
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso