Candy Girl by DROPS Design

Knitted hat and neck warmer in 1 strand DROPS Big Fabel or 2 threads DROPS Fabel

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DROPS design: Pattern no bf-006-bn
Yarn group C
Size: 3/5 - 6/9 - 10/12 years
Head circumference: 48/50 - 50/52 - 52/54 cm

DROPS BIG FABEL from Garnstudio
200 g for all sizes in colour no 900, pink/yellow/green

Or use:
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
150 g for all sizes in colour no 911, fun lilac

Size: 3/5 - 6/9 - 10/12 years

DROPS BIG FABEL from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes in colour no 109, dark pink

Or use:
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes in colour no 109, dark pink

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 with 1 thread Big Fabel or 2 threads Fabel = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) and DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 4.5 mm - for garter st and rib

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle/double pointed needles):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

Worked in the round on double pointed needles, top down. Cast on 6-6-8 sts and distribute them on 3 double pointed needles size 5 mm with 1 thread Big Fabel or 2 threads Fabel , let the thread end be approx. 10 cm for assembly. Work 2 sts in every st the entire round = 12-12-16 sts. Distribute sts on 4 double pointed needles. K 1 round, insert 6-6-8 markers in the piece, 2 sts apart. Then work in stocking st while AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round inc by working 2 sts in same st in the first st after every marker (= 6-6-8 sts inc). Repeat inc every 2nd-2nd-3rd round 9-10-8 more times = 72-78-88 sts (= 12-13-11 sts between every marker). Switch to circular needle size 5 mm and work in stocking st until piece measures 10.5-11-11.5 cm from last inc. Switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm and work 2 ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above. On next round cast off the first 21-23-24 sts (= mid front of hat). Then work in garter st back and forth over the remaining 51-55-64 sts. On next row (= WS) K tog the first 2 sts and K tog the last 2 sts = 49-53-62 sts. Work 1 ridge. Work next row as follows: Work 16-17-21 sts and slip these sts on a stitch holder for ear flap, cast off the next 17-19-20 sts (= mid back) and work the remaining 16-17-21 sts (= ear flap). Insert a marker. Then work in garter st back and forth until ear flap measures approx. 2-2-21/2 cm from marker. Dec 1 st inside 1 edge st in each side by K 2 sts tog, repeat every 4th row 2-2-2 more times and then every other row a total of 3-3-4 times = 4-5-5 sts remain, ear flap measures approx. 7-7-8 cm. Cast off and fasten the thread. Work the other ear flap the same way. Use a needle and baste the thread at the top of hat up and down through the opening, tighten tog and fasten.

Make 1 braid at the bottom of each ear flap. 1 braid = cut 12 threads Big Fabel or 24 threads Fabel of approx. 50 cm. Thread the thread ends half way through bottom part of ear flap so that they are double. Divide the threads in to 3 bundles of 8 threads Big Fabel or 16 Fabel and braid them loosely tog, tie a thread around the end at the bottom of braid. Repeat on the other ear flap.

Make 1 pompom of approx. 8 cm in diameter. Sew the pompom on the top of the hat.

Cast on at the bottom of front piece, cast off at the bottom of back piece, the collar is worked at the end.

Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 38-41-44 sts on circular needle size 5 mm with 1 thread Big Fabel or 2 threads Fabel. Work 2 ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above! Continue in stocking st with 2 sts in garter st in each side. When piece measures 7-9-10 cm, cast off the middle 12-15-16 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Shoulder: = 13-13-14 sts. Continue in stocking st with 2 sts in garter st towards the shoulder - AT THE SAME TIME cast off at beg of every row from neck as follows: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = 6-6-7 sts remain on shoulder. When piece measures 11-13-15 cm, insert a marker (= mid on top of shoulder) - now measures piece from here. On next row cast on 2 new sts towards the neck, then slip sts on a stitch holder.
Work the other shoulder the same way.

Slip sts from one shoulder back on needle, cast on 22-25-26 new sts and slip sts from the other shoulder back on needle = 38-41-44 sts. Continue in stocking st with 2 sts in garter st in each side. When piece measures 10-12-14 cm, work 2 ridges in garter st over all sts before casting off.

Knit up approx. 56-70 sts around the neck on double pointed needles size 4.5 mm. P 1 round. Then K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME inc evenly to 68-76-80 sts. Then work rib = K 2/P 2 until neck measures 7-8-9 cm. Loosely cast off with K over K and P over P.

Deborah Naugler 09.02.2017 - 12:52:

What is the weight of Big Label, i.e. worsted, bulky? also what would the gauge be for Candy Girl Drops design hat?

DROPS Design 09.02.2017 kl. 13:20:

Dear Mrs Naughler, Big Fabel was an 10 ply/aran -see here, you'll find gauge and needle size to this pattern under tab "Materials", as well as yarn amount. Happy knitting!

Mimi 31.10.2016 - 02:15:

Est-ce que je peux faire le col avec l'aiguille circulaire. merci et bonne soirée

DROPS Design 31.10.2016 kl. 11:40:

Bonjour Mimi, vous pouvez tout à fait le tricoter sur aiguille circulaire, si elle est à la bonne taille (circonférence) ou bien avec une plus longue, vous pouvez utiliser la technique du magic loop, cf vidéo ci-dessous. Bon tricot!

Sonja 19.12.2015 - 09:35:

Det står 3 ggr på vart 4e v.

Lone Bjørnsen 19.12.2015 - 08:09:

"16-17-21 m (= øreklap). Sæt 1 mærke. Fortsæt i retstrik frem og tilbage til øreklappen måler ca 2-2-21/2 cm fra mærket. Tag 1 m ind indenfor 1 kant-m i hver side ved at strikke 2 m ret sammen, gentag på hver 4.p 2-2-2 gange til og videre på hver 2.p totalt 3-3-4 gange = 4-5-5 m tilbage...." Der er en fejl i overståede teks, da der er 6-7-7 m tilbage. Først taget ind 2gange på hver 4.p derefter 3-4 gange på hver 2. p = 10 -12 mindre masker.. Hilsen Lone

DROPS Design 25.01.2016 kl. 13:40:

Hej Lone, Nej du starter med 3 gange (du ser at der står 2 gange "til"). Det vil sige at du starter med 16m tager 2m ind 3 gange på hver 4.p = 6indtagninger og så 2x3 ind på hver 2.p = 6indt = 4 m tilbage. God fornøjelse!

Bridget 26.05.2014 - 00:48:

This is a lovely pattern. I have just bought LOTS of Big Fabel and can't wait to get started on this and other patterns. Thank you very much. Bridget

TRENCART 21.05.2014 - 14:07:

Merci pour ce très joli modèle, facile à réaliser en plus. Par contre revoir peut être vos taillants, ma fille de 3 ans a un tour de tête de 51,2 cm.

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