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DROPS 109-37 by DROPS Design
"Mini bolero, adding that little extra to your outfit"
Knitted DROPS short top in “Symphony”. Size S - XXXL.
DROPS 109-37
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL.

Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-88-96-106-118-130 cm [31½’’-34 5/8’’-37Ύ’’-41Ύ’’-46½’’-51’’]

Full length: 32-34-36-38-40-42 cm [12½’’-13 3/8’’-14Ό’’-15’’-15Ύ’’-16½’’]

Materials: DROPS Symphony from Garnstudio
color no 09, light purple: 200-200-250-250-300-300 g

DROPS circular needle size 6 mm [US 10] (60cm)– or size needed to get 15 sts x 20 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

DROPS crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] – for crochet border.

DROPS mother of pearl button, no 522 – 20 mm, 4 pcs.

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  • DROPS SYMPHONY UNI COLOUR (50g)
    5.85 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.
Increasing tip: Inc 1 st by making 1 YO. On return row work YO into back of loop to avoid a hole.

Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows.

TOP
Worked back and forth on circular needle from mid front. Cast on 120-132-144-160-176-196 sts on circular needle size 6 mm [US 10]. K 2 rows, at the same time dec 10 sts for all sizes evenly on first row = 110-122-134-150-166-186 sts. Insert 2 Marking Threads (MT) in piece, 29-32-35-39-43-48 sts in from each side (back piece = 52-58-64-72-80-90 sts). Remember the knitting gauge! Continue in stockinette st with 1 garter st each side towards mid front - see above. When piece measures 3 cm [1 1/8’’] inc 1 st on each side of both MT – see Increasing tip – on every 2-2-2-2.5-2.5-2.5 cm [3/4”-3/4”-3/4”-7/8”-7/8”-7/8”] a total of 4 times = 126-138-150-166-182-202 sts (back piece = 60-66-72-80-88-98 sts). When piece measures 13-14-15-16-17-18 cm [5 1/8”-5½”-6”-6Ό”-6Ύ”-7”] bind off 3 sts on each side of both MT for armhole and complete each piece separately.

BACK PIECE
= 54-60-66-74-82-92 sts. Continue in stockinette st, at the same time bind off to shape the armhole each side at the beg of every row (no dec for size S : 2 sts 0-1-1-2-4-6 times and 1 st 0-0-2-3-2-2 times = 54-56-58-60-62-64 sts. When piece measures 30-32-34-36-38-40 cm [11Ύ’’-12½’’-13 3/8’’-14Ό’’-15’’-15Ύ cast of the middle 16-18-20-20-22-24 sts for neck and dec 1 st on neckline on next row = 18-18-18-19-19-19 sts left on each shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 32-34-36-38-40-42 cm [12½’’-13 3/8’’-14Ό’’-15’’-15Ύ’’-16½’’].

RIGHT FRONT PIECE
= 30-33-36-40-44-49 sts. Bind off for armhole as described for back piece (no dec for size S). At the same time when piece measures 15-17-18-19-20-21 cm [6”-6Ύ”-7”-7½”-8”-8Ό”] bind off to shape the neckline at the beg of every other row: 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 6-7-8-8-9-10 times, and then on every 4th row 1 st 2 times. When all dec are complete there are 18-18-18-19-19-19 sts left on shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 32-34-36-38-40-42 cm [12½’’-13 3/8’’-14Ό’’-15’’-15Ύ’’-16½’’].

LEFT FRONT PIECE
Like right front piece, but mirrored.

SLEEVE
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 52-54-58-64-68-72 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on circular needle size 6 mm [US 10]. K 2 rows and continue in stockinette st. When piece measures 6-6-6-7-7-7 cm [2 3/8”-2 3/8”-2 3/8”-2Ύ”-2Ύ”-2Ύ”] bind off each side for sleeve cap at the beg of every row: 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2-2-2-3-3-3 times, 1 st 1-2-3-2-3-5 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 12-13-14-16-17-19 cm [4Ύ”-5 1/8”-5½”-6Ό”-6Ύ”-7½”], now bind off 4-4-4-3-3-3 sts each side 1 time, and bind off remaining sts. Sleeve measures approx 13-14-15-17-18-20 cm [5 1/8”-5½”-6”-6Ύ”-7”-8”].

ASSEMBLY
Sew shoulder seams. Sew seams under arms. Set in sleeves.

CROCHET BORDER
Crochet a border round all edges with crochet hook size 5 mm [H/8] as follows: *1 sc, 2 ch, skip 1 cm [3/8”] *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.
Sew on buttons to left front piece and use crochet border as buttonhole loops.

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