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Anana by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS hat with ear flaps in 2 threads ”Silke-Alpaca”

Size: S/M – M/L
Head measurement: approx 54/56 - 57/59 cm [appr. 21½’’ - 22 3/4”]

Materials:DROPS Silke-Alpaca from Garnstudio
150 g for both sizes color no 2920, orange mix
100 g for both sizes color no 3609, red

DROPS crochet hook size 6 mm [US J/10] – or the crochet hook size needed to obtain correct crochet gauge.

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Crochet gauge: 12 hdc with 2 threads = 10 cm [4’’]

Crochet info: Substitute first hdc at beginning of row with 2 ch.
1 Half double crochet (hdc): YO around crochet hook, put crochet hook through sts under and gather thread. YO around crochet hook and pull through 3 sts on hook.

Decreasing tip: Dec at beg and end of each row by crocheting 2 hdc tog to 1 as follows:
Crochet 1 hdc, but wait pulling through (= 3 sts on crochet hook), then crochet next hdc but when last pull through is made, pull yarn through all sts on crochet hook – now 1 hdc sts is decreased.


Hat: Crochet hat from top down.
1st round: Crochet 3 ch with crochet hook size 6 mm [US J/10] and 1 thread of each color (= 2 threads ) Silke-Alpaca, crochet 9 hdc in 1st ch = 10 hdc.
2nd round: Read Crochet tip! 2 hdc on each hdc = 20 hdc.
3rd round: * 1 hdc in first hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc * repeat from *-* = 30 hdc.
4th round: * 1 hdc in each of first 2 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc * repeat from *-* = 40 hdc.
5th round: * 1 hdc in each of first 3 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc * repeat from *-* = 50 hdc.
6th round: Crochet 1 hdc on each hdc but inc 5 hdc evenly = 55 hdc. (For size L repeat 6th round = 60 hdc). Continue to crochet 1 hdc in each hdc until piece measures approx 18-20 cm [7”-8”].

Ear flaps: Start crocheting approx 5 cm [2’’] from mid back. Crochet on crochet hook size 6 mm [US J/10] with 1 thread of each color (= 2 threads) 12 hdc along bottom edge of hat. Then crochet back and forth at the same time as dec 1 hdc at beginning and end of each row – read Decreasing tips. Repeat decrease until 6 hdc are left. Now 4 rows has been crochet in total. Repeat on other side.

Edge: Crochet on hook size 6 mm [US J/10] with 2 threads orange around hat at bottom edge and around ear flaps as follows: Start in seam mid back, 1 sc in sts. Continue to crochet 1 sc in each st, but crochet 2 sc in outermost corner on ear flaps, finish with 1 sl st in 1st sl st at beg of round. Crochet round with 1 sc in each sc. Cut thread and sew.

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