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Northern Breeze by DROPS Design

Knitted head band in 2 strands DROPS Air. Piece is knitted sideways in rib with displacement. Knitted neck warmer in 2 strands DROPS Air. Piece is knitted sideways in rib with displacement.

DROPS design: Pattern ai-168
Yarn group C + C or E
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YARN FOR THE ENTIRE SET:
Size: S/M – L/XL
Materials:
DROPS AIR from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
150-200 g colour 17, denim blue

YARN FOR HEAD BAND:
Size: S/M – L/XL
Head circumference: approx. 54/56 - 58/60 cm
Measurements: Width: 14 cm Length: 49 - 53 cm
Materials:
DROPS AIR from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
50-50 g colour 17, denim blue

YARN FOR NECK WARMER:
Size: S/M – L/XL
Measurements: Height: 33 cm Circumference: 58-63 cm
Materials:
DROPS AIR from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
100-150 g colour 17, denim blue

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ACCESSORIES FOR THE PIECE:

HEAD BAND:

KNITTING TENSION:
12 stitches in width and 16 rows vertically in stocking stitch and 2 strands = 10 x 10 cm.

NEEDLES:
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 7 mm
Needle size is only a suggestion! If you have too many stitches on 10 cm switch to larger needles. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm switch to smaller needles.

NECK WARMER:

KNITTING TENSION:
11 stitches in width and 15 rows vertically in stocking stitch and 2 strands = 10 x 10 cm.

NEEDLES:
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 8 mm, length 40 cm.
Needle size is only a suggestion! If you have too many stitches on 10 cm switch to larger needles. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm switch to smaller needles.

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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.
EXPLANATION FOR THE PATTERN:

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GARTER STITCH (back and forth):
1 ridge = knit 2 rows.

PATTERN:
Head band: See diagrams A.1 and A.2.
Neck warmer: See diagrams A.3 and A.4.
Diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from the right side.

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START THE PIECE HERE:

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HEAD BAND - SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE GARMENT:
Work piece back and forth on double pointed needles. Worked sideways and sewn together mid back when finished.

HEAD BAND:
Cast on 21 stitches on needles size 7 mm with 2 strands Air. Work 1 ridge in GARTER STITCH - read explanation above. Now work pattern as follows: 1 edge stitch in garter stitch, knit 1, A.1 (= 8 stitches), knit 1, A.2 (= 8 stitches), knit 1, 1 edge stitch in garter stitch. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Continue back and forth like this until piece measures 48-52 cm. Work 1 ridge over all stitches. Cast off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew cast-off edge to cast-on edge. Sew one and one stitch to avoid a chunky seam.

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NECK WARMER - SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE GARMENT:
Work piece back and forth on circular needle. Worked sideways and sewn together in the side when finished.

NECK WARMER:
Cast on 47 stitches on circular needle size 8 mm with 2 strands Air in both sizes. Work 1 ridge in GARTER STITCH - see explanation above. Now work pattern as follows: 1 edge stitch in garter stitch, knit 1, * A.3 (= 10 stitches), knit 1, A.4 (= 10 stitches), knit 1 *, work from *-* 2 times in total, 1 edge stitch in garter stitch. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Continue back and forth like this until piece measures 58-63 cm. Work 1 ridge. Cast off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew half the cast-off edge to half the cast-on edge, to form a split at the bottom of the neck warmer. Sew one and one stitch to avoid a chunky seam. Fasten off.

This pattern has been corrected. .

Updated online: 16.11.2018
Correction - HEADBAND: Continue back and forth like this until piece measures 48-52 cm.

Diagram

= knit from the right side, purl from the wrong side
= purl from the right side, knit from the wrong side
= between 2 stitches make 1 yarn over. On next row/round purl or knit yarn over - see next row/round in digram. There should be holes
= purl 2 together

Birgit Berglund 17.04.2019 - 19:57:

Jag undrar om jag ska sticka med dubbelt garn? (2 trådar?)

Marga Vitale 16.02.2019 - 18:46:

Ich finde ihre Erklärung sehr gut aber ich suche Anleitungen für hauspuschen gr. 35 können Sie mir da auch weiter helfen in deutsch. Vielen Dank marga vitale.

DROPS Design 18.02.2019 kl. 11:11:

Liebe Frau Vitale, hier finden Sie unsere Anleitungen für Hausschuhe. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Ghada Gamil 09.02.2019 - 21:16:

How to assembly the neck warmer please show us a draw or a video to do that thank you

DROPS Design 11.02.2019 kl. 09:24:

Dar Mrs Gamil, you sew together the first half of cast on edge (seen from RS) to the 2nd half of cast off edge (from middle of cast off edge to the left side, seen from RS). Happy knitting!

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