DROPS / 131 / 18

Snowflake by DROPS Design

Set consists of: Crochet DROPS hat and mittens in ”Eskimo” or “Andes” with flower in “Karisma”.

DROPS design: Pattern no EE-380-381
Yarn group E
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HAT:
Size: S/M - M/L
Head circumference: 56/58 - 58/60 cm

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
100-150 g colour no 08, red
And use: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
50-50 g colour no 01, off white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 7 mm – or size needed to get 11 htr = 10 cm in breadth.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4 mm - for flower.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 6 mm - for crochet border.
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MITTENS:
Size: S/M - M/L

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
100-100 g colour no 08, red
And use: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
50-50 g colour no 01, off white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 7 mm – or size needed to get 11 htr = 10 cm in breadth.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4 mm - for flower.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 6 mm - for crochet border.

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:
WORK IN THE ROUND IN A CIRCLE:
After last st on the round, continue to next round with 1 st in next st (= first st on next round). NOTE: Insert a marker at the beg of round between last st and first st on the round, move the marker upwards.
NOTE! Work htr in the back loop of st as follows: Make a YO, insert the hook through back loop of next htr, get the thread, make a YO and pull thread through all 3 sts on the hook.
WORK BACK AND FORTH:
From RS: Work 2 ch (not counted as 1 st), work htr in back loop of all sts, turn piece.
From WS: Work 2 ch (not counted as 1 st), work htr in front loop of all sts, turn piece.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 htr by working 2 htr in 1 htr.

CROCHET 2 HTR TOG:
From RS: * Make a YO, insert hook in back loop of next st, get thread *, repeat from *-* one more time, make a YO and pull thread through all 5 sts on hook.
From WS: * Make a YO, insert hook in front loop of next st, get thread *, repeat from *-* one more time, make a YO and pull thread through all 5 sts on hook.
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HAT:
Worked in the round top down. Work 4 ch with Eskimo on hook size 7 mm. Form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch.
ROUND 1: 2 ch, 8 htr in ch-ring - Read work in the round in a circle above, round beg mid back.
ROUND 2: Work 2 htr in every htr - Read increase tip above = 16 htr.
ROUND 3: * Work 1 htr, inc 1 htr in next htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 24 htr.
ROUND 4: * Work 2 htr, inc 1 htr in next htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 32 htr.
ROUND 5: * Work 3 htr, inc 1 htr in next htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 40 htr.
ROUND 6: Work 1 htr in every htr = 40 htr.
ROUND 7: * Work 4 htr, inc 1 htr in next htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 48 htr.
ROUND 8: Work 1 htr in every htr = 48 htr.
ROUND 9: * Work 5 htr, inc 1 htr in next htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 56 htr.
ROUND 10: Work 1 htr in every htr = 56 htr.
Size M/L:
ROUND 11: * Work 13 htr, inc 1 htr in next htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 60 htr.
ROUND 12: Work 1 htr in every htr = 60 htr.
Both sizes: 56-60 htr. Continue with 1 htr in every htr until piece measures 21-22 cm vertically, finish round with 1 sl st in next st. Cut and fasten the thread.

EAR FLAP:
Worked back and forth on hook size 7 mm with Eskimo.
ROW 1 (= RS): from RS join in the 9th-10th st from last round (counted from mid back), make 2 ch, work 1 htr in same st, work 1 htr in the next 9 sts = 10 htr in all size - Read work back and forth above, turn piece.
ROW 2 (= WS): Work 1 htr in every htr = 10 htr.
ROW 3: Work 2 ch, skip 1st st, work 1 htr in next st and then 1 htr in every st until 2 sts remain on row, skip next st and work 1 htr in last st = 8 htr.
Repeat 3rd row 3 more times (= 2 sts dec on every row, work in back loop of st from RS, work in front loop of st from WS). 2 sts remain on row, work these 2 sts tog - See explanation above.
Work another ear flap the same way in the other side of hat.

FLOWER:
Work with 1 thread Karisma on hook size 4 mm as follows: Work 5 ch and form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch. * Work 10 ch, 1 sl st in 4th ch from hook, 1 sl st in each of the remaining ch, 1 sl st in the ring *. Repeat from *-* a total of 10 times, cut and fasten the thread. Sew the flower with Karisma to mid front of hat.

CROCHET BORDER:
Work from RS with 2 threads Karisma on hook size 6 mm as follows: start mid back, work dc (1 dc in every st/row) around the hat and ear flaps, finish with 1 sl st in 1st dc.

TIES AND TASSELS:
1 tassel = cut 8 threads Eskimo and 12 threads Karisma of 15 cm. Fold the thread double and tie one thread Karisma around the tassel (approx. 2 cm from the top), fasten tightly.
1 tie = cut 1 thread Eskimo and 4 threads Karisma of approx. 25 cm. Fasten the threads at the end of the ear flap, braid the threads (2 threads Karisma + 2 threads Karisma + 1 thread Eskimo) tog. Make a knot when the braid measures approx. 12 cm (or desired length), and pull the thread ends through the tassel. Make another tassel and tie and fasten to the ear flap in the other side.

POMPOM:
Make 1 pompom of approx. 8 cm in diameter with approx. half Eskimo and half Karisma. Sew the pompom on the top of the hat.
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MITTENS:
WORK IN THE ROUND IN A CIRCLE:
After last st on the round, continue to next round with 1 st in next st (= first st on next round). NOTE: Insert a marker at the beg of round between last st and first st on the round, move the marker upwards.
NOTE! Work htr in the back loop of st as follows: Make a YO, insert the hook through back loop of next htr, get the thread, make a YO and pull thread through all 3 sts on the hook.

DECREASE TIP:
Crochet 2 htr tog as follows: * Make a YO, insert hook in back loop of next st, get the thread *, repeat from *-* one more time, make a YO and pull thread through all 5 sts on hook.
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RIGHT MITTEN:
Worked in the round bottom up. Work 22-24 ch with Eskimo on hook size 7 mm. Form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch. Work 2 ch (not counted as 1st htr), then work 1 htr in every ch the entire round = 22-24 htr - Read work in the round in a circle above. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION!
When piece measures 8-9 cm, make an opening for thumb as follows: Work 4-5 ch at beg of round, skip the first 4-5 sts, work 1 htr in next st and the remaining sts on the round = 18-19 htr. On next round, work 1 htr in every ch from previous round = 22-24 htr. Continue in the round until piece measures 19-20 cm, or to desired length (approx. 2 cm remain until finished measurements). Now dec by working 2 htr tog the entire round = 11-12 htr - Read decrease tip above. Repeat dec on next round (work 1 htr in the remaining htr in size S/M) = 6-6 htr. Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten tightly.

THUMB:
Join at the opening for thumb and work 2 ch (not counted as 1st htr), work 8-10 htr around the opening. Work in the round with 1 htr in every htr for 3-4 rounds. (or to desired length). On next round, dec by working 2 htr tog = 4-5 htr remain. Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten tightly.

FLOWER:
Work with 1 thread Karisma on hook size 4 mm as follows: Work 5 ch and form a ring with 1 sl st in 1st ch. * Work 10 ch, 1 sl st in 4th ch from hook, 1 sl st in each of the remaining ch, 1 sl st in the ring *. Repeat from *-* a total of 10 times, cut and fasten the thread. Sew the flower with Karisma to mid front of mitten.

CROCHET BORDER:
Work with 2 threads Karisma on hook size 6 mm as follows: join at the bottom edge, work 1 dc in every st the entire round, finish with 1 sl st in 1st dc, cut and fasten the thread.

LEFT MITTEN:
Work as right mitten but work opening for thumb as follows: When piece measures 8-9 cm, make an opening for thumb as follows: Work 1 htr in every st until 4-5 sts remain on round, work 4-5 ch and skip the last 4-5 sts = 18-19 htr. On next round, work 1 htr in every ch from previous round = 22-24 htr.

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