Prairie Fairy Hat by DROPS Design

Knitted hat with Nordic pattern and pompom in DROPS Lima. Size children 3 - 12 years.

DROPS design: Pattern no li-010-bn
Yarn group B
Size: 3/5 - 6/8 - 9/12 years
Head circumference: 50/52 - 53/55 – 55/57 cm
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 0619, beige
50 g colour no 0100, off white
50 g colour no 6273, cerise
50 g colour no 2923, goldenrod
50 g colour no 9018, sea green
50 g colour no 7219, pistachio

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) SIZE 3.5 mm - or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) SIZE 3 mm for rib - or size needed to get 23 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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Tags: hats, nordic,
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See diagram A.1. Work entire pattern in stocking st.

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

Worked in the round on circular needle and then on double pointed needles.
Cast on 104-116-128 sts on circular needle size 3 mm with beige. Work rib = K 2/P 2 for 3 cm, rounds beg mid back. Switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm and continue in diagram A.1 – AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round, dec 8-8-8 sts evenly = 96-108-120 sts (= 8-9-10 repetitions of A.1). REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, continue until finished with beige. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 14-16-18 cm, insert 8-9-10 markers in the piece, 12 sts apart. On next round, dec 1 st after every marker by K 2 tog. Repeat dec every other round 6 more times and then every 4th round 4 times = 8-9-10 sts remain on needle. Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts and tighten tog. The hat measures approx. 20-22-24 cm vertically.

Make a pompom of approx. 5 cm in diameter with off white. Fasten it to the top of the hat.


= off white
= beige
= cerise
= sea green
= goldenrod
= pistachio

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