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DROPS double hat in 2 threads Alpaca and DROPS scarf with

cables in Eskimo
" - It's white outside, the snow crunches under your feet, winter is here...
stay warm with a scarf so handsome worthy a princess - and with a hat that
you can pull far down over your ears."
Size: S/M - L - XL
Head measurement: 54/55 - 56/57 - 58/59 cm
Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
200 g for all sizes colour no 501, light grey
DROPS needles size 4 mm or the needle size needed to obtain correct
knitting tension.
Measurement: Approx 35 cm x 150 cm
Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
600 g colour no 14, dark grey

DROPS number 102-8

Max prices as of 19.11.2008:

DROPS ALPACA - 3.00 GBP per 50 gr skein
DROPS ESKIMO - 1.90 GBP per 50 gr skein
DROPS ESKIMO MIX - 2.20 GBP per 50 gr skein
DROPS ESKIMO PRINT - 2.50 GBP per 50 gr skein
Remember - the DROPS collection is always Best in Price,
up to 25-35% lower than other similar yarn brands.
...AND remember that every time you buy a skein of the original
DROPS / GARNSTUDIO yarn, not only you will be guaranteed
the best result, but you have also made an important contribution
to our designers and our development to make to an even better net place.

Color chart for Alpaca / Eskimo | Yarn alternatives | Knitting guide


Finally the new patterns for DROPS Baby are being uploaded! We'll daily upload the patterns as they are being proof
read and translated. The patterns are chosen based mainly on the voting results and all your comments. You will see
that our new baby-collection is big on numbers and features a great variety of designs. You'll find the cutest babies in
everything from basic garments like trousers and jackets to ponchos and dresses. There are also a lot of accessories
such as blankets, hats, socks, mittens and comforters. The colors range from white and light pastels to strong, vibrant
colors, the latter represented mainly by Fabel.
See the baby collection here

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Note: This pattern is written in British English.

All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here.
There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English.
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Knitting tension: 19 sts x 25 rows stocking sts with 2 threads = 10 x 10 cm
Hat: Remember knitting tension! Knit piece in the round. Knit hat double as long as finished measurement and
similar in both ends. On completion bottom part is turned into the hat so it is doubled. Cast on 15 sts on double
pointed needles size 4 mm with 2 threads Alpaca. Knit hat in stocking sts. Knit 1 round, on next round knit 2 sts on
each sts = 30 sts. Insert 3 marking threads or stitch markers into piece (with 10 sts between). Now inc 1 sts on each
side of marking threads or stitch holders on every other row 10-11-12 times in total = 90-96-102 sts. Knit stocking sts
until piece measures 55-57-58 cm. Insert 3 new marking threads or stitch marakers into piece (with 30-32-34 sts
between). Now dec 1 sts on each side of each marking thread or stitch marker on every other row 10-11-12 times in
total (dec by K 2 sts tog) = 30 sts. On next round knit sts tog 2 by 2 = 15 sts. Pull thread through remaining sts, pull
tog and sew away well. Piece measures approx 63-66-68 cm.
Assembly: Sew around opening of hat and pull tog. Turn bottom part of hat so it is doubled. Sew on with a few sts so
hat stays in place.
Knitting tension: 12 sts stocking sts = 10 cm in width
Garter st: Knit all rows back and forth on needle
Moss stitch: 1st row: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*. 2nd row: K over P and P over K. Repeat 2nd row.
Cable pattern: See diagram M.1. Diagrams are seen from RS.
Scarf: Cast on 58 sts on needle size 7 mm with Eskimo. Knit 8 rounds garter sts see explanation above. Knit next
row as follows - from RS: 6 sts moss stitch see explanation above - M.1 (46 sts) and finish with 6 sts moss stitch.
Knit until piece measures approx 148 cm adjust to one pattern repeat in height of M.1. Knit 8 rows garter sts and
cast off.
Explanation to pattern diagram

= K from RS, P from WS

= P from RS, K from WS
Boble knit as follows in one sts: K1, yo, K1 yo K1 (= 5 sts), turn piece. Knit 4 rows stocking sts.
= over these 5 sts. Then Pass 2nd sts on right needle over 1st sts, continuing pass 3rd sts over 1st sts, then
pass 4th sts over 1st sts and finally pass 5th sts over 1st sts (= 1 sts left).

= slip 1 sts onto cable needle to back of piece, K3 , P1 from cable needle
= Slip 3 sts onto cable needle to front of piece, P1 , K3 from cable needle
= Slip 3 sts onto cable needle to back of piece, K 3 K 3 from cable needle

DROPS number 102-8