DROPS Baby / 25 / 6

In my dreams by DROPS Design

Knitted baby hat in garter st in DROPS Baby Merino. Size premature - 4 years

DROPS design: Pattern no bm-048-by
Yarn group A
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Size: (premature) 0/1 - 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Fits head circumference in inch: approx (11”/12½”) 13½”/15” - 15½”/16½’’-16½”/17’’ - 17 1/4”/18’’ (19’’-20’’)
Fits head circumference in cm: approx. (28/32) 34/38 - 40/42 - 42/44 - 44/46 (48/50 - 50/52) cm

Materials:
DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes in color no 23, light beige

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2.5 - or size needed to get 24 sts x 48 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 – for rib

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HAT:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Loosely cast on (68) 80-92-96-104 (112-116) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with Baby Merino.
Work rib (= K 2/P 2) for (2) 2-3-3-3 (4-4) cm / (3/4”) 3/4”-1’’-1’’-1’’ (1½’’-1½’’) .
Switch to double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 and K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 8 sts evenly = (60) 72-84-88-96 (104-108) sts.
Then work in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
When piece measures (9) 10-11-11-13 (13-14) cm / (3½”) 4-4½”-4½”-5” (5”-5½”) – make sure that next round is a K round, dec (6) 8-7-8-8 (8-9) sts evenly.
Repeat dec every other round (i.e. every K round) (5) 5-5-5-5 (6-6) more times (= (6) 6-6-6-6 (7-7) dec rounds) = (24) 24-42-40-48 (48-45) sts.
On next round K 2 tog around.
P 1 round and repeat dec on next K round in size 6/9 and 12/18 months and (2-3/4) years (do not dec in the other sizes) = (12) 12-11-10-12 (12-12) sts.
Pull a double yarn through the remaining sts and fasten tightly.

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