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Knitted hat with cables and garter stitch in DROPS Sky. Knitted mittens with cables and garter stitch in DROPS Sky.

DROPS Design: Pattern no sk-005
Yarn group B
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YARN FOR THE WHOLE SET:
Sizes: S/M – M/L
Fit head size: approx. 54/56 - 56/58 cm
Materials:
DROPS SKY from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
150-150 g colour 13, light jeans blue

YARN FOR HAT:
Sizes: S/M - M/L
Fits head size: approx. 54/56 - 56/58 cm
Materials:
DROPS SKY from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
100-100 g colour 13, light jeans blue

YARN FOR MITTENS:
Sizes: S/M – M/L
Measurements (length): approx. 28-30 cm.
Materials:
DROPS SKY from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
100-100 g colour 13, light jeans blue

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ACCESSORIES FOR THE PIECE:

HAT:

KNITTING TENSION:
23 stitches in width and 48 rows in height with garter stitch = 10 x 10 cm.

NEEDLES:
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 3 MM: length of either 40 cm, 60 cm or 80 cm.
DROPS CABLE NEEDLE – for cables.
The needle size is only a guide. If you get too many stitches on 10 cm, change to a larger needle size. If you get too few stitches on 10 cm, change to a smaller needle size.

MITTENS:

KNITTING TENSION:
23 stitches in width and 48 rows in height with garter stitch = 10 x 10 cm.

NEEDLES:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3 MM.
DROPS CABLE NEEDLE – for cables.
The needle size is only a guide. If you get too many stitches on 10 cm, change to a larger needle size. If you get too few stitches on 10 cm, change to a smaller needle size.

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Pattern instructions

EXPLANATIONS FOR THE PATTERN:

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RIDGE/GARTER STITCH (worked back and forth) – for the hat:
1 ridge = Knit 2 rows.

PATTERN: 
Hat: See diagram A.1.
Mittens: See diagrams A.2 and A.3.
As you decrease and increase in diagrams A.1b, A.2b and A.3b, the number of stitches can vary in relation to this by 1 stitch, if you have just decreased.

DECREASE TIP-1 – for hat:
All decreases are made from the right side!
Decrease 1 stitch after the marker thread as follows: Slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch.
Decrease 1 stitch before the marker thread as follows: Knit 2 together.

RIDGE/GARTER STITCH (worked in the round) – for mittens:
1 ridge = 2 rounds. Knit 1 round and purl 1 round.

INCREASE TIP – for mittens:
Increase 1 stitch by making 1 yarn over; on the next round work the yarn over twisted to avoid holes. The increased stitch is then worked in garter stitch.

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START THE PIECE HERE:

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HAT - SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE PIECE:
The piece is worked back and forth and is sewn together to finish.

HAT:
Cast on 114-120 stitches (including 1 edge stitch in each side of the piece) with circular needle size 3 mm and Sky. Work 3 RIDGES – read description above.
Then work as follows from the right side: Work 39-42 stitches in garter stitch, A.1 (= 36 stitches) and 39-42 stitches in garter stitch.
When A.1a has been worked 1 time in height there are 119-125 stitches on the needle. A.1b (= 41 stitches) is then worked over A.1a. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
Continue this pattern until the piece measures 21 cm in height (the different patterns are worked over different rows in height).
Insert 6 marker threads in the garter stitches in each side of A.1b as follows:
Work 3-6 stitches in garter stitch, insert 1 marker thread, * 12 stitches in garter stitch, insert 1 marker thread *, work from *-* a total of 2 times, work 12 stitches in garter stitch, work A.1b as before, work 12 stitches in garter stitch, * insert 1 marker thread, work 12 stitches in garter stitch *, work from *-* a total of 2 times, insert 1 marker thread, work 3-6 stitches in garter stitch (= a total of 6 marker threads).
Then decrease 1 stitch after the first 3 marker threads and 1 stitch before the last 3 marker threads - read DECREASE TIP-1.
Decrease like this every 4th row a total of 4-5 times, then work A.1c over A.1b and continue decreasing by each marker thread every 2nd row 6 more times = 25 stitches. Then work all stitches together 2 and 2 = 13 stitches.
Cut the strand, pull it through the remaining stitches, tighten and fasten well. The hat measures approx. 26-27 cm from the top down.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the hat together inside the 1 edge stitch in each side of the piece.
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MITTENS- SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE PIECE:
The mittens are worked in the round with double pointed needles.

LEFT MITTEN:
Cast on 44-47 stitches with double pointed needles size 3 mm and Sky. Work 3 RIDGES – read description above. Work 1 stitch in garter stitch, A.2a (= 24 stitches) and 19-22 stitches in garter stitch. When A.2a has been worked 1 time in height there are 49-52 stitches on the needles. Then work A.2b over A.2a.
When the piece measures 10 cm, increase 4 stitches evenly over the garter stitches = 53-56 stitches
The increased stitches are worked in garter stitch.
Continue this pattern in height (the different patterns are worked over different rounds in height). REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When the piece measures 12-13 cm increase 1 stitch on each side of the first stitch on the round for thumb - read INCREASE TIP.
Increase like this on each side of the increased stitches every 2nd round a total of 6-7 times = 65-70 stitches. Now place the 13-15 thumb-stitches on 1 thread. Continue in the round as before and cast on 1 new stitch behind the thumb on the next round = 53-56 stitches. When the mitten measures approx. 25-27 cm (you can try the mitten on; there is 3 cm left to finished length), decrease as follows:
On the next row from the right side work A.2c over A.2b and decrease 3 stitches evenly over the garter stitches every 2nd round a total of 6 times = 12-15 stitches.
Work all stitches together 2 and 2 = 6-8 stitches. Cut the strand, pull it through the remaining stitches, tighten and fasten well. The mitten measures a total of approx. 28-30 cm.

THUMB: 
Place the 13-15 stitches above the thumb gusset on double pointed needles size 3 mm and in addition pick up 3 stitches in the edge at the back of the thumb-stitches = 16-18 stitches. Work garter stitch in the round for 6-7 cm, then work all stitches together 2 and 2 = 8-9 stitches. . Cut the strand, pull it through the remaining stitches, tighten and fasten well.

RIGHT MITTEN:
Work as for left, but reversed; in other words, work A.3 instead of A.2 and increase to thumb on each side of the first garter stitch after A.3.

Diagram

= knit from right side, purl from wrong side
= purl from right side, knit from wrong side
= this square has no stitch, go straight to the next symbol in the diagram
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over, the yarn over is worked twisted on the next row to avoid a hole
= work 3 stitches, pass the first stitch worked over the last 2 stitches so that this stitch lies around the other 2 (= 1 stitch decreased)
= knit 2 together
= slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch
= place 2 stitches on cable needle in front of piece, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle
= place 2 stitches on cable needle behind piece, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle
= place 4 stitches on cable needle in front of piece, knit 4, knit 4 from cable needle
= place 4 stitches on cable needle behind piece, knit 4, knit 4 from cable needle
= purl 2 together



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Heather 28.11.2018 - 18:18:

I am making the second size. I see that I am to complete A2b over A2a until piece measures 10cm. My question is; the chart cuts off after row 10 it only shows the first 15 stitches. What happens with the remaining 14 stitches? Work them as they appear then once the last 2 rows are done, start at row 1 again?

DROPS Design 29.11.2018 kl. 08:47:

Dear Heather, the patterns are not repeated over the same number of rows, when you have worked the first 10 rows in A.2b, repeat A.2b from first row over these 14 sts and continue the first sts in A.2b as shown in diagram. When you have worked all rows in A.2b over the first sts in diagram, repeat pattern from row 1 over these sts. Make sure small and large cable will have the correct number of rows between each (= 5 rows for the small one and 9 rows for the large one). Happy knitting!

Lene Hasle 19.11.2018 - 19:11:

Er der fejl i beskrivelse af aflukning? Hvis man tager 3 masker ind i retstrikmaskerne 6 gange, som der står, så ender man med 6 masker og ikke 12.

DROPS Design 23.11.2018 kl. 11:33:

Hei Lene. Det stemmer at du har 6 masker igjen av rillemaskene, men du har også 6 masker igjen av mønsteret = 12 masker totalt på pinnen. Du feller 23 masker i A.2c og 18 masker over rillene. God fornøyelse.

Janice Paschek 29.10.2018 - 20:20:

Ich bin gerade dabei die Fäustlinge zu stricken und habe eine Frage dazu. Es heißt in der Anleitung: Dann wie folgt weiterstricken: 1 M kraus rechts, A.2a (= 24) und 19-22 M kraus rechts. Bis hier hin verstehe ich es noch. Dann folgt: Wenn A.2a 1 x in der Höhe gestrickt wurde, sind 49-52 M auf der Nadel. Wie komme ich auf die 49M? In dem Muster sind in der zweiten Reihe nur 29 M angegeben. Wird der Rest mit linken M aufgefüllt? Vielen Dank und viele Grüße Janice

DROPS Design 30.10.2018 kl. 08:30:

Liebe Frau Paschek, in der 1. Reihe von A.2a werden Sie 5 Maschen zunehmen (siehe 5. Symbol), so haben Sie 44-47 M + 5 M = 49-52 M. So habe Sie: 1 M kraus rechts, A.2a (= 29 M ) und 19-22 M kraus rechts. Dann stricken Sie A.2b über die 29 M von A.2a und die anderen Maschen stricken Sie wie zuvor. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Eva Sporrong 25.10.2018 - 08:48:

Hej, varför slutar mönstret i A1b mitt i de 2 översta varven? Vad gör jag efter A1b. Börjar med A1a eller fortsätter med A1b till 21cm.Beskrivningen är lite otillräcklig och jag är ändå en van stickare. Vad menas med: ”de olika mönstren stickas på olika varv på höjden? ” hälsningar Eva Sporrong

DROPS Design 25.10.2018 kl. 17:24:

Hej, att de olika mönstren stickas på olika varv i höjden betyder att det är färre varv i höjden på rapporten längst till vänster i diagr. Du ska alltså upprepa de 10 varven längst till vänster i diagr A.1b i höjden samtidigt som du upprepar de 12 varven i den längre rapporten längst till höger i diagr. Fortsätt med detta tills arb mäter 21 cm.

Katarzyna 24.10.2018 - 17:42:

Czy przy przerobieniu czapki 21 cm wysokosc powtarzac schemat A1a razem z A 1b

DROPS Design 25.10.2018 kl. 10:04:

Witaj Katarzyno! Na wys. 21 cm dalej przerabiasz ale tylko schemat A1b. Po zamknięciu oczek w sumie 4-5 razy co 4 rzędy, zaczynasz schemat A1c. Pozdrawiamy!

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