DROPS Extra / 0-1133

Finnley's Hat by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS hat for men with cables and texture in ”Lima”.

DROPS design: Pattern no li-058
Yarn group B
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Size: S/M
Head circumference: 57/59 cm / 22½"/23 1/4"
Materials:
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
100 g color no 7810, moss green

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') SIZE 4 mm/US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') SIZE 3.5 mm/US 4 – for rib.

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pattern type: hats, pattern/technique: cable,

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PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec 1 st by P 2 tog.
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HAT:
Worked in the round on circular needle/double pointed needles.
Cast on 131 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Lima. Work rib as follows: K 2, * P 3, K 2 *, repeat from *-* 16 more times, A.1 (= 44 sts). Continue like this until 10 rounds have been worked. On next round dec over the first 87 sts 1 P in every other section with P - READ DECREASE TIP, (= 9 sts dec), then continue with 11th round in A.1 = 118 sts. Switch to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6. Now work the last 2 sts in A.2, A.2 over the next 76 sts, continue with A.1. Continue like this and repeat A.X 3 times vertically. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE Piece measures approx. 21 cm / 8 1/4''.
Now continue with the remaining rounds in A.1 until finished measurements, AT THE SAME TIME dec and work as follows over the 78 sts with A.2 as follows:
NOTE: Next round is round 2 in diagram A.2!
ROUND 1: Dec by P 2 tog over all P 2 (= 20 sts dec) = 94 sts in total (58 sts + sts in A.1)
ROUND 2: P over K and K over P.
ROUND 3: P over P and K over K.
ROUND 4: P over K and K over P.
ROUND 5: P over P and K over K.
ROUND 6: P over K and K over P.
ROUND 7: Now dec by P 2 tog over ell P 2 (= 19 sts dec) = 71 sts in total (39 sts + sts in A.1).
ROUND 8-13: Continue in stocking st over the 39 sts (work A.1 as before).
ROUND 14: Work in stocking sts and dec 15 sts evenly by K 2 tog = 48 sts in total (= 24 sts + sts in A.1)
ROUND 15-17: Continue in stocking sts over the 24 sts (work A.1 as before).
ROUND 18: K tog all sts 2 by 2 = 22 sts in total ( = 12 sts + sts in A.1). When A.1 has been worked in total cut the yarn, pull the tail through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

Diagram

= K
= P
= slip 4 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 4, K 4 from cable needle
= slip 4 sts on cable needle behind piece, K 4, K 4 from cable needle
= P 2 tog
= Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
= K 2 tog

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