DROPS / 174 / 12

Keystone Hat by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS men’s hat in stocking st and detail in ridges in Big Merino.

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DROPS design: Pattern no mb-033
Yarn group C or A + A
Size: S/M – L/XL
Head circumference: 57/59 - 59/62 cm
DROPS BIG MERINO from Garnstudio
100 g for both sizes in colour no 17, navy blue

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) SIZE 4.5 mm - or size needed to get 18 sts x 23 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) SIZE 3.5 mm for rib - or size needed to get 20 sts x 27 rows in stocking st = 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.
GARTER ST (worked in the round):
1 ridge = 2 rounds. * K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

Worked in the round on circular needle, switch to double pointed needles when needed. Cast on 106-112 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm with Big Merino. K 1 round. Work rib = K 1/P 1 for 3 cm. Switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm and K 1 round while at the same time dec 10 sts evenly = 96-102 sts. Work next round as follows: 87-92 sts in stocking st, 9-10 sts in GARTER ST – see explanation above. Continue in stocking st and garter st - REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION. When piece measures 20-22 cm, insert 6 markers 16-17 sts apart - insert first marker after first st in stocking st at beg of round (to get a nice dec over ridges). On next round beg dec. Dec 1 st before every marker by K 2 tog before markers. Work 1 round without dec. Then dec the same way every round 12-13 more times = 18 sts. On next round K sts tog 2 by 2 = 9 sts. Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten. Hat measures approx. 26-28 cm.

Elin Ramstad 12.02.2018 - 11:34:

Hei, jeg skjønner ikke hvordan avslutningen på luen skal bli pen, hvis jeg begynte med å felle på hver 16 maske så står det jeg skal gjøre det 12 ganger til? Skal fellingen komme rett over maskene vil jo også det måtte vli færre mellom enn 16 masker? Jeg forklarer det ikke lett her men håper noen skjønner hvor jeg vil. Er det noen som kan forklare avslutningen bedre?

Cathrine Welde Lundegaard 12.12.2017 - 23:01:

Jeg skjønner ikke hvordan det skal bli en pen felling over rillene ved å strikke første maske rettstrikk. Har dere noen tips?

DROPS Design 13.12.2017 kl. 10:33:

Jo du strikker den sidste rillemaske og første maske i glatstrik ret sammen, så vil det blive pænt. God fornøjelse!

Ane 07.01.2017 - 13:49:

In the Hungarian pattern: "UGYANAKKOR, 810 szemet egyenletesen elosztva fogyasztunk" - not 810, only 10...

Henriette Henriksen 02.01.2017 - 14:28:

Str. L - her jeg kom til at mangle et nøgle garn i grundfarven.

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