DROPS / 98 / 6

Pom Pom Adore by DROPS Design

DROPS Hat, scarf and mittens in Eskimo or Andes.

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Knitting gauge: 10 sts x 22 rows on needles size 9 mm / US 13 in garter sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Garter sts (back and forth on row): Knit all rows.

Knitting tips: After each turn in the middle of piece, slip 1 st as if to knit, tighten the thread and continue. This is to avoid holes at the beg/end of rows.

Hat: The hat is knitted from side to side in garter sts.
Cast on 24 sts on needle size 9 mm / US 13 with Eskimo. Note! The first 2 sts along the lower edge are worked with 2 strands throughout.
Continue as follows: *2 rows in garter sts over the first 19 sts (i.e. knit the first 19 sts, turn piece and knit returning row), 2 rows garter sts over all 24 sts*, repeat from *-* - see Knitting tips.
When piece measures approx 54 cm / 21'' bind off.
Sew hat tog in the outer loops of sts to avoid a chunky seam.
Make a pompon with a diameter of approx 10 cm / 4'' and attach to top of hat.


Knitting gauge: 9 sts x 18 rows on needles size 10 mm / US 15 in garter sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Garter sts (back and forth on row): Knit all rows.

Scarf: Loosely cast on 16 sts on needle size 10 mm / US 15 with Eskimo. Work garter sts until scarf measures approx 200 cm / 79'' and bind off.

Pompons: Make 12 pompons, each with a diameter of approx 6 cm / 2½''.
Make 12 ch-bands, each measuring 8 cm / 3''.
Attach bands to pompons and attach to scarf.


Knitting gauge: 11 sts x 22 rows on needles size 8 mm / US 11 in garter sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Garter sts (back and forth on row): Knit all rows.

Increasing: Inc by making a yo. On the returning row knit into back of yo to avoid making a hole.

Mitten: Worked back and forth on needle and sewn tog at the side afterwards.
Cast on 23 (27) sts on needle size 8 mm / US 11 in Eskimo and work 10 (12) cm / 4" (4 3/4") in garter sts. On next row dec 4 sts evenly = 19 (23) sts.
Continue and when piece measures 13 (15) cm / 5" (6") insert a marker in the 9th (11th) st. Now inc 1 st on each side of the marker for thumb on every other row a total of 2 times - see Increasing tips = 23 (27) sts.
After the last inc put the new sts (incl st with marker) + 1 st on each side of these sts on a holder for thumb = 7 thumb sts.
Continue in garter sts over the remaining 16 (20) sts until piece measures 24 (27) cm / 9½" (10½").
Now K2 tog across = 8 (10) sts.
Cut the yarn and pull it through remaining sts. Sew tight.

Thumb: Put the 7 thumb sts back on needle and work garter sts, at the same time inc 1 (2) sts on the first row = 8 (9) sts.
When thumb measures 2.5 (3.5) cm / 1" (1 1/4") K tog the first 2 and the last 2 sts on row = 6 (7) sts.
Repeat the dec on next row = 4 (5) sts.
Cut the yarn, pull it through remaining sts and sew tight.

Assembly: Sew the side seam in the outer most sts to avoid a chunky seam. Sew the thumb seam in the same way. Make a pompon with a diameter of approx 5 cm / 2'' and attach to the upper edge.

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