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Queen of the Chill by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS hat and neck warmer with star pattern in ”Nepal”.

DROPS design: Pattern no ne-228
Yarn group C or A + A
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HAT:
Size: S/M – L/XL
Head circumference: 54/56 – 56/58 cm
Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
100 g for both sizes in colour no 8907, fog

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 5 mm – or size needed to get 14 dc x 17 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

NECK WARMER:
Size: S/M – L/XL
Measurements: Circumference: 61-66 cm Height: 25-27 cm
Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
150 g for both sizes in colour no 8907, fog

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 6 mm – or size needed to get 12 dc x 14 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

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Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, 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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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.
HAT:
CROCHET INFO:
Replace first dc at beg of every dc round with 1 ch. Finish every round with 1 sl st in first ch on round.

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

STAR PATTERN (in the round):
ROUND 1: 3 ch, pick up 5 sts, beg in 2nd ch from hook, when picking up st in dc pick up in back loop (= 6 loops on hook), make a YO and pull through all 6 loops, work 1 ch to make a hole over the 6 sts, * pick up 1 st in the hole, pick up 1 st in the side on the last of the 6 sts, pick up 1 st in same ch as the last of the 6 sts was picked up in, 1 st in back loop in each of the 2 next ch (= 6 loops on hook), make a YO and pull through all 6 loops, 1 ch *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.
ROUND 2: 2 ch, work 2 htr in each "star hole", finish round with 1 sl st in 2nd ch at beg of round = 34-36 stars.
ROUND 3: 3 ch, pick up 1 st in 2nd and 3rd ch from hook, 1 st in back loop of the first 3 htr on row (= 6 loops on hook), make a YO and pull through all 6 loops, 1 ch, * pick up 1 st in the hole, 1 st in the side on the last of the 6 sts, 1 st in back loop of same htr as the last of the 6 sts was picked up in, 1 st in back loop of each of the next 2 htr (= 6 loops on hook), make a YO and pull through all 6 loops, 1 ch *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.
Repeat 2nd and 3rd round 2 times in total, work 2nd round 1 more time (= 6 rounds in total vertically = 3 stars vertically).
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HAT:
The piece is worked top down in the round. Crochet 4 ch on hook size 5 mm with Nepal and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: Work 6 dc in ch-ring – READ CROCHET INFO!

Now work all dc in back loop of dc from previous round.
ROUND 2: Work 2 dc in every dc = 12 dc.
ROUND 3: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 18 dc.
ROUND 4: * 1 dc in each of the first 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 24 dc. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION!
ROUND 5: * 1 dc in each of the first 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 30 dc.
ROUND 6: * 1 dc in each of the first 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 36 dc.
ROUND 7: * 1 dc in each of the first 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 42 dc.
ROUND 8: * 1 dc in each of the first 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 48 dc.
ROUND 9: * 1 dc in each of the first 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 54 dc.
ROUND 10: * 1 dc in each of the first 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 60 dc.
ROUND 11: * 1 dc in each of the first 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 66 dc.

SIZE S/M:
ROUND 12: Work 1 round with 1 dc in every dc and inc 3 dc evenly - READ INCREASE TIP = 69 dc.

SIZE M/L:
ROUND 12: * 1 dc in each of the first 10 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 72 dc.
ROUND 13: Work 1 round with 1 dc in every dc and inc 1 dc - READ INCREASE TIP = 73 dc.

BOTH SIZES:
Piece measures approx. 7-8 cm. Continue to work 1 dc in back loop of every dc until piece measures 18-19 cm. Then work STAR PATTERN – see explanation above. Make sure to not make the star pattern to tight!

When star pattern has been worked, work 1 edge in the round as follows: Work 1 dc in back loop of first htr, * 1 ch, skip 1 htr, 1 dc in next htr *, repeat from *-* the entire round. Fasten off.
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NECK WARMER:
STAR PATTERN:
ROUND 1: 3 ch, pick up 5 sts, beg in 2nd ch from hook, when picking up st in dc pick up in back loop (= 6 loops on hook), make a YO and pull through all 6 loops, work 1 ch to make a hole over the 6 sts, * pick up 1 st in the hole, pick up 1 st in the side on the last of the 6 sts, pick up 1 st in same ch as the last of the 6 sts was picked up in, 1 st in back loop in each of the 2 next ch (= 6 loops on hook), make a YO and pull through all 6 loops, 1 ch *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.
ROUND 2: 2 ch, work 2 htr in each "star hole", finish round with 1 sl st in 2nd ch at beg of round = 36-39 stars.
ROUND 3: 3 ch, pick up 1 st in 2nd and 3rd ch from hook, 1 st in back loop of the first 3 htr on row (= 6 loops on hook), make a YO and pull through all 6 loops, 1 ch, * pick up 1 st in the hole, 1 st in the side on the last of the 6 sts, 1 st in back loop of same htr as the last of the 6 sts was picked up in, 1 st in back loop of each of the next 2 htr (= 6 loops on hook), make a YO and pull through all 6 loops, 1 ch *, repeat from *-*, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at beg of round.
Repeat round 2 and 3.
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NECK WARMER:
Crochet 73-79 LOOSE ch on hook size 6 mm with Nepal and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. Work STAR PATTERN - see explanation above. REMEMBER THE CROCHET TENSION! Neck warmer should measure approx. 61-66 cm in circumference, make sure to avoid a tight neck warmer. When piece measures 24-26 cm, adjust so that last round is 2nd round, work 1 edge around the neck warmer as follows: Work 1 ch (= first dc), * 1 ch, skip 1 htr, 1 dc in next htr *, repeat from *-* around the entire neck warmer, finish with 1 sl st in first ch. Fasten off. Work the same edge in opposite side of piece, i.e. in ch-row from RS. Fasten off.