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DROPS 119-24 by DROPS Design
"Lovly and simple - with subtle elegance!"
DROPS jumper in garter st in ”Alpaca” with patterned flounce borders and ¾-sleeves. Size: S to XXXL
DROPS 119-24
DROPS design: Pattern no Z-477
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-90-96-106-116-126 cm / 31½"-35½"-37 3/4"-41 3/4"-45 3/4"-49½"
Full length: 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
color no 2916, dark lime: 350-400-450-500-550-600 g

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2½ - or size needed to get 24 sts x 48 rows in garter st and 24 sts x 32 rows in M.2 = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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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.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 to M.4 - diagrams show the pattern from RS!

INCREASING TIP (applies to side inc):
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO inside 2 sts, on next row K YO into back of loop to avoid a hole.
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FRONT PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 241-277-301-337-373-409 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3 mm / US 2½ with Alpaca. Continue as follows (first row = RS): 1 edge st in GARTER ST – see above, P1, * M.1 (= 9 sts), P1, 1 garter st, P1 *, repeat from *-* until 11 sts remain, work M.1, P1 and 1 edge st in garter st.
After M.1 there are 81-93-101-113-125-137 sts on needle. Continue in garter st on all sts. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE – it is important not to work the piece too loose!
When piece measures 13-14-15-16-17-18 cm / 5 1/8''-5½''-6''-6¼''-6¾''-7'' inc 1 st each side - SEE INCREASING TIP, and repeat the inc on every 2.5 cm / 7/8'' a total of 8 times = 97-109-117-129-141-153 sts.
When piece measures 34-35-36-37-38-39 cm / 13 3/8''-13¾''-14¼''-14½''-15''-15¼'' bind off 3-5-7-9-11-13 sts each side for armhole (i.e. Bind off at the beg of the next 2 rows). Work next row from RS as follows: 5 garter sts, M.3 (= 4 sts), garter st until 9 sts remain, M.4 (= 4 sts) and 5 garter sts – this way you dec 1 st each side. Continue like this until there are 4-7-8-10-13-15 dec sts each side (i.e. 4-7-8-10-13-15 holes over one another) = 83-85-87-91-93-97 sts. Continue in garter st on all sts until piece measures 40-42-43-45-46-48 cm / 15 3/4"-16½"-17"-17 3/4"-18"-19". On next row from RS bind off the middle 19-19-21-21-23-23 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately.

RIGHT SHOULDER:
= 32-33-33-35-35-37 sts. K 1 row from WS and continue as follows from RS: 4 garter sts towards neck, M.3 (= 4 sts) complete row in garter st. Continue like this until you have dec 8 sts towards neck (i.e. 8 holes over one another) = 24-25-25-27-27-29 sts left on needle. Continue in garter st on all sts until piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8'', bind off.

LEFT SHOULDER:
= 32-33-33-35-35-37 sts. Beg mid front (i.e. from WS) – beg by picking up 1 st in the first st bind off for neckline and K this tog with first st on needle (to avoid a notch in neckline), and K 1 row. Continue as follows from RS: Garter st until 8 sts remain, work these in M.4 (= 4 sts) and 4 garter sts.
Continue like this until you have dec 8 sts towards neck (i.e. 8 holes over one another) = 24-25-25-27-27-29 sts left on needle. Continue in garter st on all sts until piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8'', bind off.

BACK PIECE:
Cast on and work like front piece. Bind off for armhole as described for front piece and continue until piece measures 51-53-55-57-59-61 cm / 20''-21''-21 5/8''-22½''-23¼''-24''. Now bind off the middle 35-35-37-37-39-39 sts for neck and complete each shoulder (= 24-25-25-27-27-29 sts) separately in garter st until piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8'', bind off.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 157-169-181-193-205-217 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 3 mm / US 2½ with Alpaca. Continue as follows (first row = RS): 1 edge st in GARTER ST – see above, P1, * M.1 (= 9 sts), P1, 1 garter st, P1 *, repeat from *-* until 11 sts remain, M.1, P1 and 1 edge st in garter st. After M.1 there are 53-57-61-65-69-73 sts on needle. Continue in M.2 (first row = WS) on all sts until finished measurements. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 11-9-11-9-11-9 cm / 4 3/8"-3½"-4 3/8"-3½"-4 3/8"-3½" inc 1 st each side, and repeat the inc on every 5-5-4-4-3-3 row a total of 13-13-14-15-16-17 times = 79-83-89-95-101-107 sts. When piece measures 32-31-30-29-28-27 cm / 12½''-12¼''-11¾''-11 3/8''-11''-10 5/8'' (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) bind off for sleeve cap each side at beg of every row: 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 4 times and 1 st 3-5-6-8-9-11 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 39 cm / 15 1/4'' for all sizes, now bind off 4 sts 1 time each side and bind off remaining sts. Sleeve measures approx 40 cm / 15 3/4''.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams, set in sleeves and sew sleeve and side seams inside 1 edge st.


Diagram

K from RS, P from WS.
K from WS.
1 YO between 2 sts.
2 YO between 2 sts, on next row P the first YO and slip the other off needle
K2 tog.
Slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
Slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso.


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