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Knitted DROPS neck warmer, mittens and hat with lace pattern in ”Nepal”.

DROPS design: Pattern no NE-064-065-066
Yarn group C
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NECK WARMER:
Size: S - M - L/XL - XXL/XXXL
Circumference at the smallest: 65-71-76-82 cm
Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
Colour no 0100, off white
150-150-150-150 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 5 mm (60 cm) - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows
in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
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HAT:
Size: One-size
Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
100 g colour no 0100, off white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) SIZE 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) size 3.5 mm - for rib
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MITTEN:
Size: S/M - L
Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
100-100 g colour no 0100, off white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 4 mm - or size needed to get 19 sts x 25 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3.5 mm – for rib

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

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GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle):
1 ridge = 2 rounds * K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

PATTERN:
See diagrams M.1-M.4. Diagrams show pattern from RS and the entire pattern is worked in the round on circular needle or double pointed needles.

INCREASE TIP – for mitten:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO, on next row K YO twisted (i.e. work in back loop of st instead front) to avoid holes.

DECREASE TIP – for mitten:
Dec on same round as dec in diagram M.4.
Dec as follows at 1st marker: Work until 1 st remains before marker, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Dec as follows at 2nd marker: work until 1 st remains before marker, K 2 tog.


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NECK WARMER:
Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 132-144-156-168 sts with Nepal on circular needle size 5 mm. Work 4 rounds in GARTER ST - see explanation above. Then work diagram M.1. When diagram M.1 has been worked, 110-120-130-140 sts remain on round. Work 4 rounds in GARTER ST and cast off.
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HAT:
Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 90 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm with Nepal. Then work diagram M.2 - while AT THE SAME TIME after 10 rounds switching to circular needle size 5 mm. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! – Switch to double pointed needles size 5 mm when needed. When diagram M.2 has been worked, 18 sts remain on round. Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten. The hat measures approx. 24 cm vertically.
To make the hat keep its shape - moisten it and place it over a large plate to dry.
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MITTEN:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 39-39 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm with Nepal and K 1 round. Then work rib as follows = P 2, K 2, P 2, K 2, P 2, K 1, * P 2, K 2 *, repeat from *-* the entire round. Continue with K over K and P over P until rib measures 8-9 cm. Switch to double pointed needles size 4 mm, work next round as follows: K 4, P 2, K 9, P 2, K the remaining sts - while AT THE SAME TIME dec 4-1 sts evenly = 35-38 sts on the round. Work next round as follows: K 4, diagram M.3 over the next 13 sts, K the remaining sts.
When piece measures 11-13 cm, inc 1 st on each side of first st on round for thumb – READ INCREASE TIP – (on the other mitten, inc on each side of 4th st after M.3).
Repeat inc on each side of the inc sts on every other round a total of 5 times = 45-48 sts. Now slip the 11 thumb sts on a stitch holder. Then work in stocking st and with pattern while AT THE SAME TIME casting on 1 new st behind thumb on next round = 35-38 sts. When mitten measures approx. 25-27 cm - adjust to finish after 1 whole repetition of diagram M.3 (approx. 3 cm remain until finished measurements) insert 2 markers: 1 marker after 21st-23rd st and 1 marker after 31st- 32nd st (= 10-9 sts between markers). Then dec for tip on the underside by dec 1 st at every marker on every other round – Read DECREASE TIP – while AT THE SAME TIME working diagram M.4 over M.3. When diagram M.4 has been worked, 17-20 sts remain on needle. On next round work all sts tog 2 by 2. Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

THUMB:
Slip the 11 thumb sts back on double pointed needles size 4 mm. In addition knit up 4-5 sts behind thumb = 15-16 sts. Work in stocking st until the thumb itself measures approx. 4½-5½ cm (try on the mitten, approx. ½ cm remains until finished measurements). Now dec by working the sts tog 2 by 2. Repeat dec on next round. Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

Diagram

= K
= P
= 1 YO between 2 sts
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso
= P 2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to P, P 1, psso
= P 3 tog

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