Lamb Dance Hat by DROPS Design

Knitted hat for kids in DROPS Merino Extra Fine or DROPS Lima. Piece is knitted bottom up with sheeps, color pattern, rib and pompom. Size 3-12 years

DROPS design: Pattern me-053-bn
Yarn group B

3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years
Head circumference: 50/53-50/53-53/54-54/56-54/56 cm = 19 3/4”/21”- 19 3/4”/21”-21”/21 1/4”-21 1/4”/22”-21 1/4”/22”
Height: approx. 19-20-21-22-23 cm = 7 1/2”-8”-8 1/4”-8 3/4”-9”

DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
50-50-50-50-50 g color 26, pistachio
50-50-50-50-50 g color 19, light grey blue
50-50-50-50-50 g color 01, off white
50-50-50-50-50 g color 02, black
50-50-50-50-50 g color 17, cerise

Or use:
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
50-50-50-50-50 g color 7219, pistachio
50-50-50-50-50 g color 8112, ice blue
50-50-50-50-50 g color 0100, off white
50-50-50-50-50 g color 8903, black
50-50-50-50-50 g color 6273, cerise

23 stitches in width and 32 rows vertically in stockinette stitch = 10 x 10 cm = 4” x 4”.

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 3 mm = US 2,5, length 40 cm = 16”.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 2.5 mm = US 1,5, length 40 cm = 16” for rib.
Needle size is only a suggestion! If you have too many stitches on 10 cm = 4” switch to larger needles. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm = 4” switch to smaller needles.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.



See diagram A.1. Diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from the right side.

DECREASE TIP (evenly):
To calculate how to decrease evenly, use the total number of stitches on row (e.g. 112 stitches) and divide stitches by number of decreases to be done (e.g. 8) = 14.
In this example decrease by knitting alternately every 13th and 14th stitch together.



Worked in the round on a short circular needle, switch to double pointed needles when decreasing.

Cast on 112-112-120-128-128 stitches on circular needle size 2.5 mm = US 1,5 with pistachio. Knit 1 round. Then work rib with knit 2/purl 2 for 3 cm = 1 1/8”. Switch to circular needle size 3 mm = US 2,5. Knit 1 round while decreasing 8 stitches evenly in all sizes - read DECREASE TIP = 104-104-112-120-120 stitches. Work A.1 in the round (= 13-13-14-15-15 repetitions of 8 stitches). REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE! When A.1 has been worked, continue with light grey blue until piece measures 15-15½-16½-17½-18½ cm = 6” – 6 1/8”-6 1/2”- 6 7/8”- 7 1/4”. Now insert marker threads between each repetition of A.1 = 13-13-14-15-15 marker threads (= 8 stitches between each marker thread).
Now decrease towards the top of hat every other round as follows:
Decrease 1 stitch after every marker thread by slipping first stitch knitwise, knit 1 and pass slipped stitch over stitch worked (= 13-13-14-15-15 stitches decreased on round). Knit 1 round without decrease. Repeat these 2 rounds until 13-13-14-15-15 stitches remain. Knit 1-1-0-1-1, knit 2 together the entire round = 7-7-7-8-8 stitches. Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining stitches, tighten together and fasten. Hat measures approx. 19-20-21-22-23 cm = 7 1/2”-8”-8 1/4-8 3/4”-9” from top and down.

Make a pompom with an approx. diameter of 5 cm = 2” with light grey blue. Fasten pompom at the top in the tip of hat.


All measurements in charts are in cm.

= knit with light grey blue
= knit with off white
= knit with black
= knit with pistachio
= knit with cerise

Thériault 22.08.2019 - 15:43:


Thériault 21.08.2019 - 17:05:

Si je veux faire seulement le bonnet, combien de balles de laine pour chacune des tailles ?Merci!

DROPS Design 22.08.2019 kl. 09:24:

Bonjour Mme Thériault, vous trouverez la quantité nécessaire pour chaque taille - au poids - sous l'en-tête, en DROPS Merino Extra Fine ou en DROPS Lima, notre convertisseur vous proposera encore d'autres idées. Voir aussi ici. Bon tricot!

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