DROPS / 134 / 54

Edith Piaf by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS hat with band in "Alpaca".

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-581
Yarn group A
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Size: S/M - L/XL
To fit head circumference: 56/58 - 58/60 cm / 22''/22 3/4" - 22 3/4"/23½"
Height: approx. 18-21 cm / 7''-8 1/4"
Circumference: approx. 52-54 cm / 20½''-21 1/4"

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
Color no 0302, eco camel beige: 100-150 g

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2or3 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st with 2 strands Alpaca = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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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HAT:
The hat is worked sideways from mid back. Cast on 50-58 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) with 2 strands Alpaca on needle size 3 mm / US 2or3. On first row (= RS) work rib as follows: 1 edge st (worked in stockinette st until finished measurements), * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 edge st (worked in garter st until finished measurements). Insert a marker at the end of 1st row = top of hat - See A in fig. 1 (bottom edge of hat = C in fig. 1 = at beg of 1st row). Note: fig. 1 shows then hat when it's been folded. Continue in rib with 1 edge st in each side like this until piece measures 26-27 cm / 10 1/4''-10½". Now insert another marker at the end of row from RS (= mid front - See B in fig. 1). Continue until piece measures 52-54 cm / 20½"-21'', finish with 1 row from RS. On next row (= WS) loosely bind off all sts with K over K and P over P, cut the yarn and keep 50-60 cm / 19 3/4''-23½" for assembly.

ASSEMBLY:
Fold the piece double, sew tog edges from RS mid back and on top of hat with stitches as follows: Sew from C to A and continue to D - See fig. 1 = approx. 2 cm / 3/4'' remain from B (mid front). Turn the piece inside out and sew a seam across the tip mid back, approx. 4 cm / 1½'' from A - See fig. 2, fold the tip down towards C and sew it to the seam mid back.

BAND:
Cast on 12 sts with 2 strands Alpaca on needle size 3 mm / US 2or3. Work in stockinette st for 17-18 cm / 6 3/4''-7", bind off. Pull the band from WS through the opening mid front (between B and D in fig. 1), tighten tog rib mid front and fold the band over the bottom edge of hat, sew ends on band tog on the inside of hat.

Diagram

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= knitting direction

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