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Dreams of Aran by DROPS Design
"The perfect all-year-around sweater!"
Knitted DROPS men’s jumper with cables in ”Karisma”. Size 13/14 years - XXXL.
DROPS 135-3
DROPS design: Pattern no U-593
Yarn group B
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Size:
13/14 years - S - M-L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 96-102-108-116-126-132-142 cm / 37 3/4"-40"-42½"-45 3/4"-49½"-52"-55 3/4"
Full length: 58-68-70-72-74-76-78 cm / 22 3/4"-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
600-700-750-800-900-1000-1100 g color no 44, light grey

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') size 4 mm/US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm / 16'' and 32'') size 3.5 mm/US 4 - for rib.

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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.
GARTER ST (in the round): K 1 round, P 1 round.

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 – M.5. Diagrams show the pattern from RS.

DECREASING TIP:
Work 1 st as in diagram, work 2 sts tog, pass over the first st on needle = 2 dec sts.
Dec as follows in the different diagrams
M.1 (= 44-44-52-52-52-52-52 sts): 10-10-12-12-12-12-12 sts.
M.3 (= 8 sts): 2 sts.
M.4 (= 10 sts): 3 sts.
M.5 (= 16 sts): 6 sts.
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BODY PIECE:
Worked in the round. Cast on 208-230-250-270-290-310-330 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Karisma. Work 4 rounds GARTER ST – see above – and continue in rib K1/P1. When piece measures 5 cm / 2'' work 2 rounds garter st, AT THE SAME TIME inc 20-10-6-6-22-18-18 sts evenly on last round = 228-240-256-276-312-328-348 sts. Insert 2 markers in piece, 1 at beg of round and 1 after 114-120-128-138-156-164-174 sts (= each side).
Change to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 and work PATTERN as follows – see above:

Size 13/14 – L: M.2 on the first 9-12-12-17 sts, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.1 on the next 44-44-52-52 sts, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.2 on the next 18-24-24-34 sts, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.1 on the next 44-44-52-52 sts, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.2 on the last 9-12-12-17 sts.

Size XL-XXXL: M.2 on the first 8-12-17 sts,
M.3, M.4, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.1 on the next 52-52-52 sts, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.2 on the next 16-24-34 sts, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.1 on the next 52-52-52 sts, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.4, M.3, M.2 on the last 8-12-17 sts.

REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Continue in pattern like this. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 9 cm / 3½'' inc 1 st each side of both markers (work inc sts into M.2 as you go along). Repeat the inc on every 6-8-8-9-9-9-10 cm / 2 3/8"-3 1/8"-3 1/8"-3½"-3½"-3½"-4" a total of 5 times = 248-260-276-296-332-348-368 sts.
When piece measures 38-47-48-49-50-51-52 cm / 15"-18½''-19''-19¼''-19¾''-20''-20½'' bind off 6 sts for armhole each side (= 3 sts each side of marker) and complete each piece separately (make sure cable rows are from RS after dividing piece).

BACK PIECE:
= 118-124-132-142-160-168-178 sts. Continue back and forth on circular needle. Bind off to shape the armhole each side at beg of every row: 2 sts 2-2-2-2-2-3-4 times and 1 st 1-1-2-3-4-4-5 times = 108-114-120-128-144-148-152 sts. Continue in pattern. When piece measures 49-59-61-63-65-67-69 cm / 19¼"-23¼''-24''-24¾''-25½''-26 3/8''-27 1/8'' (adjust so that next row is row 7 in diagram M.1, M.3 and M.4) bind off, AT THE SAME TIME dec 24-24-26-26-36-36-36 sts in diagram on binding off row – see DECREASING TIP!

FRONT PIECE:
= 118-124-132-142-160-168-178 sts. Bind off for armhole as described for back piece. When piece measures 46-56-58-60-62-64-66 cm / 18"-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26'' (adjust so that next row is first or 5th row in M.1) bind off the middle 40-40-48-48-48-48-48 sts for neck, AT THE SAME TIME dec 10-10-12-12-12-12-12 sts evenly on the 40-40-48-48-48-48-48 sts on bind off row. Now complete each shoulder separately. Bind off 2 sts on neckline on next row. When piece measures 49-59-61-63-65-67-69 cm / 19¼"-23¼''-24''-24¾''-25½''-26 3/8''-27 1/8'' (adjust to back piece) bind off, AT THE SAME TIME dec 7-7-7-7-12-12-12 sts in diagram on bind off row.

RIGHT SLEEVE:
Worked in the round. Cast on 56-58-60-62-64-66-68 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Karisma. Work 4 rounds garter st and continue in rib K1/P1 until piece measures 10 cm / 4''.
Work 2 rounds garter st, AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 sts evenly on last round = 58-60-62-64-66-68-70 sts. Insert a marker at beg of round. Change to double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 and continue in pattern on next round as follows: M.2 on the first 5-6-7-8-9-10-11 sts, M.3 2 times, M.5, M.3 2 times, M.2 on the last 5-6-7-8-9-10-11 sts. Continue in pattern like this. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 13-12-13-12-12-14-13 cm / 5 1/8"-4 3/4"-5 1/8"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-5½"-5 1/8" inc 1 st each side of marker. Work inc sts into M.2 as you go along. Repeat the inc on every 2-2.5-2-2-2-1.5-1.5 cm / 3/4"-7/8"-3/4"-3/4"-3/4"-½"-½" a total of 14-15-16-17-18-19-20 times = 86-90-94-98-102-106-110 sts.
When piece measures 45-50-50-49-49-48-48 cm / 17¾"-19¾''-19¾''-19¼''-19¼''-19''-19'' bind off 6 sts mid under sleeve (= 3 sts each side of marker) and complete piece back and forth on needle (make sure to have cable row from RS after dividing piece).
Bind off for sleeve cap each side at the beg of every row: 2 sts 2-4-6-7-9-10-12 times and 1 st 12-10-8-8-6-6-4 times = 48 sts left on needle for all sizes.
Piece measures 55-60-60-60-60-60-60 cm / 21 5/8"-23 5/8"-23 5/8"-23 5/8"-23 5/8"-23 5/8"-23 5/8".
Now measure piece from here! Continue in pattern on remaining sts until piece measures 12-14-13-15-17-18-19 cm / 4 3/4"-5½"-5 1/8"-6"-6 3/4"-7"-7½". Now bind off on right side of piece, at the beg of every row from RS as follows: 24 sts 1 time ((AT THE SAME TIME as 14 of these 24 sts K2 tog before they are bound off),), 3 sts 2 times. Work 3 rows without dec. Bind off 1 st on next row = 17 sts left for all sizes. Continue until piece measures 19-21-22-24-26-27-28 cm / 7½"-8 1/4"-8 3/4"-9½"-10 1/4"-10 5/8"-11". Bind off, AT THE SAME TIME dec 4 sts evenly in diagram on bind off row. The whole sleeve now measures approx 74-81-82-84-86-87-88 cm / 29 1/8"-32"-32 1/4"-33"-33 7/8"-34 1/4"-34 5/8".

LEFT SLEEVE:
Like right sleeve, but bind off at the top at the opposite side, i.e. at the beg of every row from WS.

ASSEMBLY:
Set in sleeves. Sew shoulder sts from body piece to M.3 each side of sleeve (in outer loops of sts). Sew the top of sleeves tog mid back and sew to back piece.

NECKLINE:
Pick up 94-94-108-108-108-108-108 sts round neckline on small circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with Karisma. Work 4 rounds garter st, AT THE SAME TIME on last row inc 22-22-26-26-26-26-26 sts evenly = 116-116-134-134-134-134-134 sts. Continue in rib K1/P1. When rib measures 8 cm / 3'' work 2 rounds garter st and bind off. Fold neck double towards WS and fasten, garter st to garter st.


Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
slip 2 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
slip 2 sts on cable needle behind piece, K2, K2 from cable needle
slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle



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