DROPS / 114 / 31

DROPS 114-31 by DROPS Design

Set comprises: DROPS hat and shoulder wrap knitted from side to side with cables and garter st in ”Eskimo”.

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DROPS design: Pattern no EE-261.

HAT:
Size: S/M – L/XL
Head circumference: approx 54 - 58 cm
Materials: DROPS ESKIMO
150-150 g colour no 23, tan

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 7 mm - or size needed to get 12 sts x 24 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.

SHOULDER WRAP:
Size: S/M - L/XL - XXL/XXXL
Materials: DROPS ESKIMO
400-400-450 g colour no 48m, beige mix

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 8 mm - or size needed to get 11 sts x 22 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS BUFFALO HORN BUTTON no 536:
5 pcs.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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HAT:
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.
PATTERN:
See diagram M.1. Diagram shows the pattern from RS.
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HAT: Worked from side to side, back and forth on needle. Work the first 2 sts from RS with double thread (to make edge firmer) in GARTER ST throughout - see above.
Cast on 38-42 sts on needle size 7 mm with Eskimo and work PATTERN as follows from RS: 2 garter sts – see above - M.1 (= 14 sts), 22-26 garter sts. Continue in pattern like this, AT THE SAME TIME work shortened rows, back and forth on needle, with start from RS as follows: * 2 rows on all sts, 2 rows on 36-40 sts, 2 rows on 34-38 sts, 2 rows on 31-35 sts *, repeat from *-*. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Continue like this until there are 10-11 vertical repeats of M.1, piece measures approx 50-55 cm where longest. Cast off loosely on the last row in the last pattern repeat.

ASSEMBLY: Sew cast on row to cast off row, edge to edge. Run a thread through sts at the top of hat, tighten and fasten.
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SHOULDER WRAP:
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows.
PATTERN: See diagram M.2. Diagram shows the pattern from RS.
BUTTONHOLES:
Make buttonholes when piece measures 2 cm as follows from RS: Work 7-7-7 sts, cast off 1 st, * work 8-9-10 sts, cast off 1 st *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times, finish with 3 sts = 5 buttonholes. Cast on new sts over cast of sts on return row.
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SHOULDER WRAP: Worked from side to side, back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 47-51-55 sts on circular needle size 8 mm with Eskimo. Work GARTER ST – see above - AT THE SAME TIME work the first 2 sts on every row from RS with double thread throughout. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 2 cm make BUTTONHOLES on next row from RS – see above! When piece measures 4 cm inc as follows on row from WS: Work garter st on the first 4 sts, inc 6 sts evenly on the next 10 sts, garter st on the next 17-21-25 sts, inc 6 sts evenly on the next 10 sts, complete row in garter st = 59-63-67 sts.
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Continue in pattern and shortened rows as follows from RS: 2 garter sts, P 4 , M.2 (= 16 sts), P2, garter st on the next 15-19-23 sts, M.2 (=16 sts), 4 garter sts - AT THE SAME TIME work shortened rows as follows: * 1 row on all sts, 1 row on 20 sts, turn, work return row on 20 sts, 1 row on all sts, 2 rows on 37-41-45 sts, 2 rows on 33-37-41 sts, 2 rows on 29-33-37 sts, 2 rows on all sts, 2 rows on 37-41-45 sts, 2 rows on 33-37-41 sts, 2 rows on 29-33-37 sts *, repeat from *-*. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Continue in pattern like this. When piece measures 128-148-168 cm measured along bottom edge (adjust to after a full repeat of M.2) work next row from RS as follows: Work garter st, AT THE SAME TIME dec 6 sts evenly on all cables = 47-51-55 sts. Continue in garter st on all sts. Cast off when edge in garter st measures 4 cm. Sew on buttons.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= slip 4 sts on cable needle behind piece, K4, K4 from cable needle
= slip 4 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K4, K4 from cable needle

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