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DROPS 47-6 by DROPS Design
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DROPS Jumper with pattern borders, mittens and socks in Karisma Superwash.
DROPS 47-6
JUMPER:
Size: Ladies: S – M – L. Men: S/M – M/L

Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
400-450-450 (500-600) g color no 01, off-white
300-350-400 (450-500) g color no 16, gray

DROPS circular and double pointed needles size 2.5 and 3.5 mm / US 1.5 and 4

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  • DROPS KARISMA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.05 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.
JUMPER:

Knitting gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows on needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 in pattern = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*.

Edge: K 3 cm / 1 1/8'' stockinette sts, P 1 row (= folding edge), K 3 cm / 1 1/8'' stockinette sts.

Pattern: See diagrams M1-M.10. The diagrams are seen from the RS.
Dame = Lady
Herre = Men

Back and front piece:
The jumper is knitted round on circular needles and cut for armholes and neck split afterwards. Numbers in ( ) refer to men’s sizes.
Cast on 188-192-200 (200-208) sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with off-white knit 6 cm / 2 3/8'' Rib.
Change to circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and work M.1, at the same time inc 52-60-64 (52-56) sts evenly on 1st row = 240-252-264 (252-264) sts. After M.1 knit M.2 – beg by arrow for appropriate size and knit M.2 over front piece = 120-126-132 (126-132) sts, beg at appropriate arrow again and knit M.2 over back piece = 120-126-132 (126-132) sts. Remember the knitting gauge.
At the same time when piece measures 36-36-43 (35-42) cm inc 5 sts each side (to be cut for armholes afterwards, do not incorporate these sts in pattern but knit them in stockinette sts).
When piece measures 44-44-52 (43-51) cm bind off the middle 12 sts at front for neck split. On next round cast on 5 new sts over the bind off sts (to be cut for front split afterwards, do not incorporate these sts in pattern but knit them in stockinette sts).
When piece measures 52-52-60 (52-60) cm (adjust to after 1 full or 1 half star in M.2), knit M.3. At the same time when piece measures 58-58-66 (57-65) cm bind off the middle 14-16-16 (16-20) sts + 5 sts for cutting at front and finish the piece back and forth on needle.
Bind off to shape the neckline each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times. At the same time when piece measures 61-61-69 (61-69) cm bind off the middle 36-38-38 (38-42) sts mid back for neck and dec 2 sts each side on next row.
After M.3 knit 1 row in gray.
Bind off when piece measures 63-63-71 (63-71) cm.

Sleeves:
Cast on 48-48-52 (52-56) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with off-white and knit 5 cm / 2'' Rib, inc 6-8-4 (4-2) sts evenly on the last round = 54-56-56 (56-58) sts.
Change to needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 and work M.1 and then M.4 until finished measurements.
At the same time, after the Rib inc 2 sts mid under arm 30-29-31 (31-32) times as follows: Ladies size S and M + men’s size S/M and M/L: on every 3rd and 4th round alternately, ladies size L: on every 3rd round = 114-114-118 (118-122) sts.
When piece measures 46-46-45 (51-51) cm put 4 sts mid under arm on a thread or a stitch holder and continue back and forth on needle, at the same time, to shape sleeve cap, put the first 12-12-12 (12-13) sts on every row (after knitting them) on the thread or stitch holder a total of 3 times each side.
When these 6 rows are knitted put all sts back on needle again and knit in the round for 2 cm / 3/4'' in reverse stockinette sts = edge for sewing on sleeve to body pieces.
bind off and knit the other sleeve.

Assembly: Insert a marking thread in the middle of the inc sts for armhole each side and mid front of body piece. Make 2 seams each side and mid front using your sewing machine, the first seam ½ st from the marking thread and the other one ½ st from the first one. Cut the piece between these. Sew shoulder seams.

Edge round the front split: Pick up approx 20 to 30 sts along the left side of neck split on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with gray and knit edge – see above. Repeat along the right side. Fold edges towards the WS and attach. Sew the edges at bottom from RS with neat mattress sts.

Neckline: Pick up approx 106 to 116 sts round the neck on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with gray and knit 2.5 cm / 7/8'' stockinette sts, change to off-white and K 1 row, P 1 row (= folding edge). Change back to gray and knit 2.5 cm / 7/8'' in stockinette sts. Bind off. Fold the edge double towards the Ws and attach.

Set in sleeves from the RS as follows: sew in the last row before the edge in stockinette sts on sleeves to the first row after the seam in the sts for cutting on body pieces. Turn the jumper inside out and sew the piece in stockinette sts over the cutting edge on body pieces.

MITTENS:
Size: One size ladies (men)

Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
100 (100) g color no 16, gray
50 (50) g color no 01, off-white

DROPS double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5

Knitting gauge: 22 sts x 30 rows on needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 in stockinette sts = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*.

Pattern: See diagrams M1-M.10. The diagrams are seen from the RS.

MITTEN
Cast on 48 (56) sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 with gray and knit 3 cm / 1 1/8'' in stockinette sts.
Knit next round as follows: *K2 tog, make a yo*, repeat from *-*.
Knit another 3 cm / 1 1/8'' in stockinette sts. This edge is folded double towards the WS afterwards.
Continue in M.6, at the same time dec 4 (4) sts evenly on the first round = 44 (52) sts – make sure to have a star on top of hand.
After M.6 knit next round as follows: M.8, 17 (21) sts of M.10, M.8, 17 (21) sts of M.9 (M.10 = upper hand). Insert a marking thread in the transition between M.9 and M.10 for thumb. When piece measures 1 cm / 3/8'' from marking thread inc 1 st on each side of marking thread on every 3rd round a total of 6 times = 56 (64) sts – incorporate the inc sts in M.9 as you go along.
When piece measures 6.5 (7) cm from marking thread put the middle 13 (13) sts over the thumb on a thread and cast on 1 st over sts on thread on next round = 44 (52) sts. Continue in pattern until piece measures 17 (18) cm from marking thread . Now dec 1 st on each side of M.8 on every round (4 dec per round) a total of 10 (11) times.
Cut the thread and pull through remaining sts. Sew tight.

Thumb: Pick up a total of 17 (21) sts round the thumb and knit 6.5 cm of M.9. Now knit all sts tog 2 by 2 and cut the thread. Pull through remaining sts and sew tight.


SOCKS:
Size: US 7½-9½ (9½"-12
European 38-41 (41-44)

Materials: DROPS Karisma Superwash from Garnstudio
200 (250) g color no 16, gray
100 (100) g color no 01, off-white

DROPS double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5

Knitting gauge: 22 sts x 30 rows on needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 in stockinette sts = 4'' x 4'' (10 x 10 cm).

Rib: *K2, P2*, repeat from *-*.

Heel decreases:
1st row (RS): knit until there are 8 (9) sts left, slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso, turn
2nd row: (WS): purl until there are 8 (9) sts left, slip 1 st as if to purl, P1, psso, turn
3rd row: knit until there are 7 (8) sts left, slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso, turn
4th row: purl until there are 7 (8) sts left, slip 1 st as if to purl, P1, psso, turn
5th row: knit until there are 6 (7) sts left, slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso, turn
6th row: purl until there are 6 (7) sts left, slip 1 st as if to purl, P1, psso, turn
7th row: knit until there are 5 (6) sts left, slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso, turn
8th row: purl until there are 5 (6) sts left, slip 1 st as if to purl, P1, psso, turn
Continue like this until there are 12 (14) sts left on needle.

SOCK
Cast on 68 (76) sts on double pointed needles size 3 with gray and knit 13 (16) cm Rib, at the same time inc 2 (4) sts evenly on the first round = 70 (80) sts.
Knit M.5. After M5. work next row as follows: M.7 over 65 (75) sts – make sure there’s a star mid front – and M.8 over the remaining 5 sts (M.8 = mid back). Continue in pattern like this.
When piece measures 29 (32) cm shape as follows: K tog the first 2 sts of M.7 and K tog the last 2 sts of M.7 into back of sts on every 4th row a total of 11 (14) times = 48 (52) sts.
When piece measures 50 (56) cm put the middle 24 (26) sts at front on a thread and knit the heel over the remaining 24 (26) sts: knit 1 row in gray and 5 (6) cm of M.11. Now dec for heel as described above.
After the dec pick up 12 (13) sts on each side of the heel and put all sts back on needles = 60 (66) sts.
Continue in M.7 over the upper 24 (25) sts with 1 gray st each side, knit the remaining sts in M.11.
Dec as follows: Knit tog the first 2 sts and the last 2 sts of M.11 on every other round a total of 6 times = 48 (54) sts.
When foot measures 19 (21.5) cm from the heel knit 1 round in gray and finish the sock in M.11 (continue to have 1 gray st each side).
Dec for toe on each side of the gray sts as follows: Knit tog the 2 sts before the gray st and knit tog the 2 sts after the gray st into back of st on every other round 3 times and on every round 7 (9) times = 8 (6) sts left.
Cut the thread and pull through remaining sts. Sew tight.

Diagram

off-white
gray



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