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Sleeve: Cast on 42-42-42-48-48 sts on double-pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib. When the piece measures 4 cm knit Pattern 2 (the pattern will not come out even).
When the piece measures 9-12-14-14-14 cm inc 1 st on each side of seed st at marker every 3.5-2.5-2-2.5-2 cm a total of 11-14-17-15-20 times (knit the incd sts into the pattern as you go along) = 64-70-76-78-88 sts.
Updated online: 17.04.2009 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)
Updated online: 16.04.2013 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)
New chart M.1
Updated online: 04.12.2013 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)
The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Alaska. All prices valid per 17/04/2014.
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Bind off in rib
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Bind/cast off from RS
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Bind/cast off from wrong side (WS)
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Cable
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Cast on - continental method
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Circular needle - around in stockinette
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Decrease - P2 sts tog
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Decrease - P2 sts tog twisted
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Decrease - sl1, K1, psso
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Decrease – K2tog (knit 2 together)
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Double Pointed Needles - Cast on / Stockinette
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Increase – KFB (knit front back)
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Knit (K) - continental
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Knit (K) - US/UK method
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Marking thread (MT)
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Pick up sts along edge
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Pick upp stitches sideways
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Purl (P) - continental
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Purl (P) - Norwegian method
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Purl (P) - US/UK method
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Put sleeve (round on needle) together with front and back piece.
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Put stitches on a thread – all at the same time
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Raglan
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Raglan dec from RS and WS
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Seed/Moss stitch
DROPS Tutorial Videos: Stockinette/stocking stitch
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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: 17 sts x 22 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.
|=||no st (skip this square)|
|=||Inc 1 st by working 2 sts in this st|
|=||Slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso|
|=||slip 5 sts on cable needle behind piece, K5, K5 from cable needle|
|=||slip 5 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K5, K5 from cable needle|
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