DROPS / 115 / 12

Purple Rhapsody by DROPS Design

DROPS hat and fingerless gloves with lace pattern in ”MERINO EXTRA FINE”.

DROPS design: Pattern no ME-016.

Size: S/M – L/XL
Hat head circumference: 52/56 – 57/60 cm.
Materials: DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE
Colour no 22, light purple:
HAT: 150 g for both sizes.
GLOVES: 100 g for both sizes.

If you make both the hat and the gloves, you’ll need a total of 200 g.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) size 3.5 mm – or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) size 3 mm – for rib.

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pattern type: hats, sets, wrist warmers, pattern/technique: lace, shape: slouch hat,

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PATTERN: See diagram M.1. Diagram shows the pattern from RS.


HAT:
Worked in the round. Cast on 106-112 sts on circular needle size 3 m with Merino. K 1 round and then work 6 rounds rib, K1 / P1. Now K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME inc 6-7 sts evenly = 112-119 sts. Change to circular needle size 3.5 mm and continue in M.1 on all sts (= 16-17 repeats). REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 4 cm inc 1 st between all the repeats of M.1 by making 1 YO. On next round K YO into back of loop to avoid a hole. Repeat the inc on every 4th round a total of 5 times (inc on the same side of the stocking sts each time) = 192-204 sts. When piece measures 14-15 cm dec 1 st between each repeat by K tog into back of loop the first 2 stocking sts (dec the same sts as inc before). Repeat the dec on every 4th round a total of 5 times = 112-119 sts (only pattern repeats left). When piece measures 22-23 cm K2 tog across the round = 56-60 sts. Continue in stocking st on all sts, and repeat this dec on every other round a total of 3 times = 14-15 sts. Cut the thread and pull it through remaining sts, tighten and fasten. Hat measures a total of approx 24-25 cm.
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GLOVES:

RIGHT GLOVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 50-56 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with Merino. K 1 round and continue in rib, K1/P1. When piece measures 3 cm work next round as follows: rib, K1/P1, on the first 7 sts and stocking st on remaining sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-7 sts evenly on stocking sts = 42-49 sts. Change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm and continue as follows: rib, K1/P1, on the first 7 sts and M.1 on the next 35-42 sts. When piece measures 8 cm inc for thumb each side of 3rd and 4th rib-st (these 2 sts = thumb sts) – inc by making 1 YO, on next round work YO into back of loop and incorporate inc sts in rib as you go along. Repeat the inc on every other round a total of 6-7 times = 14-16 thumb sts (a total of 19-21 rib sts). When piece measures 13-14 cm slip the 14-16 thumb sts on a stitch holder, on next round cast on 2 new sts behind thumb sts = 42-49 sts. Continue in rib and pattern as before. When piece measures 17-18 cm - adjust to after 3rd row in M.1 – work 1 round stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME inc 8-7 sts evenly on M.1 = 50-56 sts. Change to double pointed needles size 3 mm and continue in rib, K1/P1, on all sts. When rib measures 3-4 cm cast off with K over K and P over P. Piece measures approx 20-22 cm.

THUMB:
Slip the 14-16 thumb sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm and pick up 4 sts in the edge behind these = 18-20 sts. Work rib, K1/ P1 in the round for approx 2-3 cm, cast off with K over K and P over P.

LEFT GLOVE:
Like right glove, but mirrored.

Diagram

= K
= K2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
= 1 YO between 2 sts

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