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DROPS 85-5 by DROPS Design
"A fall day out in the nature, great friendship and leasure. Dress warm in a sweater with traditional pattern. Cool with matching hat, when the sun goes down behind the trees..."
DROPS Pullover in Karisma Superwash and Hat in Alaska
DROPS 85-5
PULLOVER:
Sizes: 12/14 years - S/M - L - XL - XXL

Finished measurements:
Chest: 100-108-116-124-132 cm
[39-3/8" - 42.5" - 45-5/8" - 48-7/8" - 52"]
Hem: 92-100-106-114-122 cm
[36.25" - 39-3/8" - 41.75" - 44-7/8" - 48"]

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
450-550-600-650-700 gr nr 56, dark brown
100-100-100-100-150 gr nr 01, natural
50-50-50-50-50 gr nr 52, dark mustard
50-50-50-50-50 gr nr 55, light brown

DROPS 3 mm [US 2] straight and double-pointed needles, and 4 mm [US 6] straight needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

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Cast on 50-53-53-56-56 sts on smaller needles with dark brown and knit rib for 8-9-9-9-9 cm.
Change to larger needles and knit 2 rows garter st, at the same time dec 1-0-0-1-1 st = 49-53-53-55-55 sts.
Change to stockinette st.

Updated online: 04.05.2009 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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Yarn type
  • DROPS KARISMA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.05 USD
  • DROPS ALASKA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.50 USD
NOTE: This pattern is written in American 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. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

Rib: *K 1, P 2*, repeat from *-*.

Pattern: See the chart. The pattern is seen from the right side and is knit entirely in stockinette st.

Front:
Cast on (98) 107-113-122-131 sts on smaller needles with dark brown and knit rib for 6-7-7-7-7 cm. Change to larger needles and knit 2 rows garter st, adjusting (inc/dec) evenly to 99-107-113-121-131 on the 1st row. Change to stockinette st. When the piece measures 8 cm inc 1 st at each side every 6-8-6-6-7 cm a total of 4-4-5-6-5 times = 107-115-123-133-141 sts. When the piece measures 28-33-34-35-36 cm knit Pattern 2 (M.2) for Size 12/14 years and Pattern 1 (M.1) for all other sizes – start at the appropriate arrow on the chart – then knit with dark brown to finished measurements.
At the same time when the piece measures 35-43-44-45-46 cm bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2-1-2-2-3 times and 1 st 4-1-3-5-7 times = 85-103-103-109-109 sts. When the piece measures 50-59-61-63-65 cm bind off the center 11-13-13-13-13 sts for the neck. Then bind off at each neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2-2-2-3-3 times and 1 st 4-5-5-4-4 times = 26-33-33-35-35 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 56-66-68-70-72 cm.

Back:
Cast on and knit the same as the front. Bind off for armholes as on front. When the piece measures 54-64-66-68-70 cm bind off the center 29-33-33-35-35 sts for the neck. Then dec 1 st at each neck edge every other row 2 times = 26-33-33-35-35 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 56-66-68-70-72 cm.

Sleeve:
Cast on 50-53-53-56-56 sts on smaller needles with dark brown and knit rib for 8-9-9-9-9 cm.
Change to larger needles and knit 2 rows garter st, at the same time dec 1-0-0-1-1 st = 49-53-53-55-55 sts.
Change to stockinette st.
When the piece measures 10-11-15-14-12 cm inc 1 st at each side every 2-2-1.5-1.5-1.5 cm a total of 18-19-22-22-25 times = 85-91-97-99-105 sts.
When the sleeve measures 37-35-36-36-37 cm knit Pattern 2 for Size 12/14 years and Pattern 1 for all other sizes – center the pattern on the sleeve – then knit with dark brown to finished measurements.
At the same time, when sleeve measures 47-49-50-50-51 cm bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 4 sts 1 time, 3 sts 1-2-2-2-2 times, 2 sts 2-2-3-3-3 times and 1 st 2-1-1-1-3 times, then 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 53-54-56-57-59 cm, and then bind off 3 sts at each side 1 time, and then 4 sts at each side 1 time. Bind off the remaining sts, the piece measures 55-56-58-59-61 cm.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams.
Neckband: Pick up and knit approx. 87-105 sts (divisible by 3) around the neck on double-pointed needles with dark brown; join and P 1 row and K 1 row, then knit rib until the neckband measures 6-8-8-8-8 cm, bind off in rib. Fold neckband in half to wrong side and stitch in place.
Sew in sleeves, matching up pattern to body. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance.
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HAT:
Sizes: (S/M) L/XL

Materials: DROPS ALASKA from Garnstudio
(100) 100 gr nr 02, natural
(50) 50 gr nr 49, light brown

DROPS 5 mm [US 8] double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm

Rib: *K 2, P 2*, repeat from *-*.

Decreasing tips:
Dec 1 K st as follows: K 2 tog.
Dec 1 P st as follows: P 2 tog, twisting sts (if this is too difficult, sl 2, return to left needle 1 by 1, twisting each, then P 2 tog).

Hat:
Cast on (96) 104 sts with light brown on double-pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib for 4 rows. Then knit 6 rows with natural, 2 rows with light brown, and then natural to finished measurements.
When piece measures (15.5) 18.5 cm dec every other P 2 to P 1 = (84) 91 sts. Knit 2 rows. On the next row dec the remaining P 2 to P 1 = (72) 78 sts. Knit 2 rows. On the next row dec every other K 2 to K 1 = (60) 65 sts. Knit 2 rows. On the next row dec remaining K 2 to K 1 = (48) 52 sts. Knit 2 rows, and then K 2 tog over all sts = (24) 26 sts. Knit 1 row, on the next row K 2 tog over all sts = (12) 13 sts. Cut yarn and pull through the remaining sts, pull tight and fasten. The hat measures approx (22) 25 cm from cast-on to top.


Diagram

brown mix
dark mustard
light brown mix
natural



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