DROPS KARISMA UNI COLOUR (50g)
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Knitting gauge: 20 sts x 26 rows on needle size 4 mm / US 6 = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''
Edge: Work 3 cm / 1 1/8'' stockinette sts, P1 round on RS (= folding edge – measure piece from this point), 3 cm / 1 1/8'' stockinette sts.
Pattern: Work entire pattern in stockinette sts.
Work jacket on circular needles and cut up for armhole + mid front afterwards.
Cast on 188 (192-198) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 with gray and work Edge – back and for the on needle.
On last row cast on 5 new sts mid front (these sts are for cutting up at the end and are not worked in pattern) now, continue knitting in the round.
Change to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 and work M.1 at the same time inc with 40 (48-54) sts evenly distributed on 1st round = 228 (240-252) sts.
After M.1 continue working M.2 – at the same time when piece measures 29 (30-30) cm / 11½" (11 3/4"-11 3/4") cast on 5 new sts each side for armhole (these sts are to be cut up later and should not be work into pattern). Remember knitting gauge.
When piece measures 31 (32-32) cm / 12 1/4" (12½"-12½") work M.3, then 1 round gray, M.4 and finish with gray at the same time when piece measures 54 (55-55) cm / 21 1/4" (21½"-21½") bind off middle 32 (34-34) sts + 5 sts front for neck and complete piece knitting back and forth on needle and continuing bind off 2 on every other row to shape neckline each side: 2 sts 2 times, 1 sts 2 times.
At the same time when piece measures 58 (59-59) cm / 22 3/4" (23 1/4"-23 1/4") bind off middle 40 (42-42) sts for neck back and on next row bind off 2 sts on each side to shape neckline. Bind off when piece measures 59 (60-60) cm / 23 1/4" (23½"-23½").
Cast on 44 (46-48) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1 with gray and work Edge. Change to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 at the same time inc 12 (12-12) sts evenly on 1st round = 56 (58-60) sts.
Continue working pattern as follows (place a pattern repeat mid sleeve): first M.4, then M.6, and then M.2 until piece measures 41 (40-40) cm / 16" (15 3/4"-15 3/4"), then M.3 until complete measurement.
At the same time inc mid under arm 1 st on each side of middle st alternating every * 3rd and 4th round * a total of 32 (32-32) times = 122 (122-124) sts.
When piece measures 50 (49-49) cm / 19 3/4" (19 1/4"-19 1/4"), work 2 cm / 3/4'' stockinette sts with WS out (reverse stockinette) for folding edge over cutting edge on body. Bind off.
Sew in a marking thread down in middle of inc sts on each side + mid front.
Sew two seams on sewing machine around marking thread, 1st seam = 1/2 sts from 1st st from thread, 2nd seam = 1/2 sts from 1st seam.
Cut up for armholes and mid front. Sew shoulder seams.
Fold edges at bottom of body and sleeves double towards WS and sew.
Pick up approx 110 sts along left front edge with gray on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 and work M.4, then complete with gray, P1 round on RS, 16 rounds stockinette sts, bind off and fold edge towards WS and sew.
Repeat along right front piece, but work 5 buttonholes after 1 cm / 3/8'' evenly distributed up - 1 buttonhole = bind off 2 sts cast on 2 new sts on next row, double folding edge towards WS over cutting edge and sew.
Pick up approx 104 sts around neck on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 with gray and work 2.5 cm stockinette sts, change to red, 1 round stockinette sts, P1 round, 2.5 cm / 7/8'' stockinette sts, bind off, fold towards WS and sew.
Sew sleeves onto body from RS as follows: Sew alternating 1 st in last stockinette round of sleeve before folding edge and 1 sts on body after machine seam. Turn WS out on sweater and sew folding edge from sleeves over cutting edge onto body by hand. Sew in buttons.
US 7½/9½ (9½-11)
EU 38-41 (41-44)
Leg length: 58 (65) cm / 22 3" (25½"). Foot: 23 (26) cm / 9" (10 1/4").
Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
200 (200) g color no 016, gray
100 (100) g color no 001, off white
DROPS double pointed needles sizes 2.5 mm and 3 mm / US 1 and 2or3
Knitting gauge: 22 sts x 32 rows on needle size 3 mm / US 2or3 and stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''
Rib: * K2, P2 *
Ankle: * slip next sts loosely, K1 (WS = P1) psso *
1st row: (RS) Work until 6 (7) sts rem on row. Turn piece.
2nd row: (WS) Work until 6 (7) sts rem on row. Turn piece.
3rd row: Work until 8 sts rem on row, slip next st as if to K, K1, psso. Turn piece.
4th row: Work until 8 sts rem on row, slip next st as if to P, K1, psso, turn piece.
Continue working with 1 st less on each side before you slip next st.
Continue until 12 (14) sts remains on needle.
Cast on 72 (80) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1 with gray and work 14 (16) cm / 5½" (6 1/4") in rib K2, P2.
Change to double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2or3 and work 2 rounds stockinette sts as inc 0 (4) sts evenly on 1st round = 72 (84) sts.
Work M.7 (but turn pattern repeat upside down).
Then continuing work M.2. When piece measures 30 (32) cm / 11 3/4" (12½") begin dec for leg. Dec each side of middle st back:
Before middle st: slip next st as if to K, K1, psso, and after the middle st: K2 tog. Repeat on every 5th round (4th round) in total 12 (16) times = 48 (52) sts.
When piece measures 50 (56) cm / 19 3/4" (22") slip middle 24 (26) sts to front on a stitch holder and complete with gray.
Then work 5 (6) cm / 2" (2½") in stockinette sts (heel) over the 24 (26) middle sts in back, and then work heel bind off (see explanation above).
Then pick up 12 (13) sts on each side of heel and slip all sts on same needle = 60 (66) sts. Dec continuing as follows: K2 first of uppermost 24 (26) sts tog and last K2 sts of uppermost 24 (26) sts tog on every other row 6 times in total = 48 (54) sts.
Work until foot measures approx 19 (21.5) cm / 7½" (8½").
Insert a marker on each side of foot and dec for toe on each side of markers as follows: K2 tog before and K2 tog after, repeat 3 times on every other row = 36 (42) sts. Then 7 (9) times on every row = 8 (6) sts. Pull sts tog and sew away thread well.
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