DROPS Extra / 0-610

DROPS Extra 0-610 by DROPS Design

DROPS muff or love mitten with pattern in ”Eskimo”.

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DROPS design: Pattern no EE-292
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Size: S - M/L

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio

Muff: 150-150 g color no 08, red
50-50 g color no 01, off-white
Or:
Love mitten: 100-100 g color no 08, red
50-50 g color no 01, off-white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 7 mm / US 10½ (for size S) or size 8 mm/US 11 (for size M/L)
- or size needed to get 12 sts x 16 rows in stockinette st (size S) or 11 sts x 15 rows in stockinette st (size M/L) = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 6 mm / US 10 (for size S) or size 7 mm/US 10½ (for size M/L) – for rib.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 10 mm / N/15 – for crochet ribbon (muff only).


Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, 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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DECREASING TIP: Beg dec 1 st before marker each side: Slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, slip 1 st as if to K, slip st from cable needle back on left needle, K2 tog, psso = 2 dec sts.
Dec 1 time each side = 4 dec sts per round.

PATTERN: See diagram M.1 (= 6 sts).
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MUFF/LOVE MITTEN:
Size S worked in the round on double pointed needles size 6 and 7 mm/US 10 and 10½.
Size M/L worked in the round on double pointed needles size 7 and 8 mm/US 10½ and 11.
The cuffs are worked separately in the round, they are then put tog and the rest of the muff/mitten is knitted in 1 piece.
Cast on 21 sts on double pointed needles size 6-7 mm/US 10-10½ with red.
K 1 round and continue in rib K1/ P2.
When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'' K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME inc 9 sts evenly (inc by making 1 YO between approx every 2nd and 3rd st = 30 sts. On next round K YO into back of loop to avoid a hole).
Change to double pointed needles size 7-8 mm/US 10½-11.
Now continue in stockinette st and M.1 on all sts - see above! After M.1 K 1 round with red, AT THE SAME TIME bind off the last st = 29 sts. Slip all sts on a stitch holder.
Knit 1 more cuff in the same way.

Slip both cuffs tog on double pointed needles size 7-8 mm/US 10½-11.
Work 1 round stockinette st on all sts = 58 sts. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Insert 2 markers in piece, 1 in st no 29 and 1 in the last st on round (= mid front and mid back). Continue in stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME on next round dec each side of both markers – see DECREASING TIP! Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 5 times = 38 sts. Work 1 round without dec. Insert 2 new markers in piece, 1 in st no 10 and 1 in st no 29 from mid front (the sides). On next round dec each side of the new markers – see DECREASING TIP! Repeat the dec on every other round a total of 8 times = 6 sts left.
Cut the thread, pull it through remaining sts and fasten.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the bind off sts tog edge to edge at the top of rib.

CROCHET STRING (for muff only):
Crochet a 120 cm / 47" long ch-string with 2 threads red and hook size 10 mm / US15. Sew the string to the inside of each cuff towards the side.

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A pair of DROPS mittens with pattern in ”Eskimo”.

DROPS design: Pattern no EE-293
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Size: S-M/L

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
100-100 g color no 08, red
50-50 g color no 01, off-white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 7 mm / US 10 ½ (for size S) or size 8 mm/US 11 (for size M/L)
- or size needed to get 12 sts x 16 rows in stockinette st (size S) or 11 sts x 15 rows in stockinette st (size M/L) = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 6 mm / US 10 (for size S) or size 7 mm/US 10½ (for size M/L) – for rib.
DECREASING TIP: Beg dec 1 st before marker each side: Slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, slip 1 st as if to K, slip st from cable needle back on left needle, K2 tog, psso = 2 dec sts.
Dec 1 time each side = 4 dec sts per round.

PATTERN: See diagram M.1 (= 6 sts).
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LEFT MITTEN:
Size S worked in the round on double pointed needles size 6 and 7 mm/US 10 and 10½.
Size M/L worked in the round on double pointed needles size 7 and 8 mm/US 10½ and 11.
Cast on 21 sts on double pointed needles size 6-7 mm/US 10-10½ with red.
K 1 round and continue in rib K1/P2.
When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'' K 1 round, AT THE SAME TIME inc 3 sts evenly (inc by making 1 YO after every 7th st.
On next round K YO into back of loop to avoid a hole) = 24 sts. Change to double pointed needles size 7-8 mm/US 10½-11. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Now work M.1 on all sts – see above! Insert a marker in st no 9. After 1 vertical repeat of M.1 continue in red stockinette st.
When piece measures 14 cm / 5½'' inc 1 st each side of st with marker for thumb gusset (inc by making 1 YO and work YO into back of loop on next round to avoid a hole). Repeat the inc on next round = 5 sts in thumb gusset. Work 2-3 rounds without inc. Now slip the 5 thumb-sts on a stitch holder. Cast on 1 new st behind sts on stitch holder = 24 sts. Insert 2 markers in piece, 1 in the first st and 1 in st no 13 (= the sides). Continue in stockinette st. When piece measures 24-26 cm / 9½"-10 1/4" dec each side of st with marker – see DECREASING TIP! Repeat the dec on every round a total of 5 times = 4 sts left on needle.
Cut the thread, pull it through remaining sts and fasten.

THUMB:
Slip the 5 thumb-sts back on double pointed needles size 7-8 mm/US 10½-11.
Pick up 5 sts behind these = 10 sts. Continue in stockinette st in the round until thumb measures 5-6 cm / 2''-2 3/8''.
Insert 2 markers in thumb, 1 in the first st and 1 in st no 6 (= the sides).
On next round dec each side of st with marker – see DECREASING TIP!
Repeat the dec on next round = 2 sts left.
Cut the thread, pull it through remaining sts and fasten.

RIGHT MITTEN:
Cast on and work like left mitten, but mirrored. Insert marker in st no 4 for inc for thumb gusset.

Diagram

= red
= off-white

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