DROPS Extra / 0-1073

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DROPS Carnival: Crochet DROPS pirate hat with skull in ”Eskimo”. Size 1-10 years

DROPS design: Pattern no ee-129-bn
Yarn group E or C + C
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Size: 1/2 - 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 years
Head circumference: 44/50 - 50/52 - 52/53 - 53/54 - 54/55 cm.
Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
150-150-150-200-200 g colour no 02, black
50 g for all sizes in colour no 56, Christmas red
50 g for all sizes in colour no 01, off white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 6 mm – or size needed to get 12 htr x 9 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

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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.
CROCHET INFO:
Replace first htr on round with 2 ch. Finish every round with 1 sl st in 2nd ch from beg of round.

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

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 htr by working 2 htr tog as follows: * Make 1 YO, insert hook in next st, get yarn *, repeat from *-* one more time, make 1 YO and pull yarn through all 5 sts on hook.
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HAT:
The piece is worked top down. Work 4 ch with black on hook size 6 mm and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. READ CROCHET INFO.
ROUND 1: Work 8 htr in the ch-ring.
ROUND 2: Work 2 htr in every htr the entire round = 16 htr.
ROUND 3: Work 1 htr in first htr, * 2 htr in next htr, 1 htr in next htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 2 htr in last htr = 24 htr. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION!
ROUND 4: Work 1 htr in each of the first 2 htr, * 2 htr in next htr, 1 htr in each of the next 2 htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 2 htr in last htr = 32 htr.
ROUND 5: Work 1 htr in each of the first 3 htr, * 2 htr in next htr, 1 htr in each of the next 3 htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 2 htr in last htr = 40 htr.
ROUND 6: Work 1 htr in each of the first 4 htr, * 2 htr in next htr, 1 htr in each of the next 4 htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 2 htr in last htr = 48 htr.
Now work and inc differently in the different sizes.

ROUND 7:
SIZE 1/2 - 3/4 years: Work 1 htr in every htr while AT THE SAME TIME inc 4-6 htr evenly - READ INCREASE TIP = 52-54 htr.
SIZE 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 years: Work 1 htr in each of the first 5 htr, * 2 htr in next htr, 1 htr in each of the next 5 htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 2 htr in last htr = 56 htr.

ROUND 8:
SIZE 1/2 - 3/4 - 5/6 years: Work 1 htr in every htr the entire round = 52-54-56 htr.
SIZE 7/8 - 9/10 years: Work 1 htr in every htr while AT THE SAME TIME inc 2-4 htr evenly - READ INCREASE TIP = 58-60 htr.

ROUND 9 (applies to all sizes): Work 1 htr in every htr the entire round.
Repeat 9th round 5-6-7-8-9 more times = 14-15-16-17-18 rounds.
Hat measures approx. 16-17-18-19-20 cm from the top.

BRIM:
ROUND 1: REMEMBER CROCHET INFO! Work 1 htr in every htr - AT THE SAME TIME adjust no of sts to 56 htr in all sizes – READ INCREASE TIP/DECREASE TIP.
Insert 4 markers 14 sts apart, move the markers upwards when working.
Inc in htr before every marker as follows:
ROUND 2: Work 1 htr in every htr while AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 htr before every marker = 60 htr.
ROUND 3: Work 1 htr in every htr while AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 htr before every marker = 64 htr.
ROUND 4: Work 1 htr in every htr while AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 htr before every marker = 72 htr.
ROUND 5: Work 1 htr in every htr while AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 htr before every marker = 76 htr.
Now work differently in the different sizes.

SIZE 1/2 - 3/4 - 5/6 years
ROUND 6: Switch to Christmas red and work 1 htr in every htr round while AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 htr before every marker = 84 htr. Fasten off.

SIZE 7/8 - 9/10 years:
ROUND 6: Work 1 htr in every htr (with black) while AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 htr before every marker = 80 htr.
ROUND 7: Switch to Christmas red and work 1 htr in every htr while AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 htr before every marker = 88 htr. Fasten off.

SKULL:
ROW 1: Work 4 ch on hook size 6 mm with off white, work 1 htr in 3rd ch from hook (= 2 htr), 1 htr in last ch. Turn.
ROW 2: Work 2 ch (= 1 htr) 1 htr in every htr = 3 htr.
ROW 3: Work 2 ch (= 1 htr) 1 htr in every htr.
ROW 4: Work 2 ch (= 1 htr) + 2 htr in first htr, 1 htr in next htr, 3 htr in last htr = 7 htr.
ROW 5: Work 2 ch (= 1 htr), 1 htr in every htr while AT THE SAME TIME dec 2 htr evenly = 5 htr.
ROW 6: Work 2 ch (= 1 htr), 1 htr in every htr while AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 htr = 4 htr.
SWORD: Work 3 ch on hook size 6 mm with off white, work 1 sl st in first ch, work 17 ch, work 1 sl st in 3rd ch from hook. Cut the yarn. Work another sword the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew eyes, nose and 3 stitches for teeth on skull with black. Fold the brim up and sew swords and skulls mid front on brim - see photo. Fasten brim both front and back with small stitches in the tip.

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