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DROPS 79-22 by DROPS Design
"A symphony of beautiful purple!"
DROPS Pullover in Symphony with loose collar
DROPS 79-22
Sizes: XS - S/M - M/L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 74-80-88-100-112 cm [29 1/8" - 31.5" - 34 5/8" - 39 3/8" - 44"]
Hem: 62-68-78-86-98 cm [24 3/8" - 26.75" - 30.75" - 33 7/8" - 38 5/8"]
The pullover is knit fairly small because the yarn is very stretchy.

Materials: DROPS SYMPHONY
65% merino wool, 35% nylon, 50 g./70 m./76 yards
Pullover:
400-450-450-500-550 gr nr 04, plum
Loose collar:
100 gr nr 04, plum

DROPS 6 mm [US 10] straight and short circular needles, and 7 mm [US 10½] straight needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

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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.
Gauge: 14 sts x 20 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

Rib: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from * - *.

Front: Cast on 46-50-58-62-70 sts on smaller needles. Knit 2 rows rib keeping 1 edge st in garter st at each side. Change to larger needles and stockinette st, decreasing 2 sts evenly distributed for size M/L (do not dec sts for the other sizes) = 46-50-56-62-70 sts. When the piece measures 10 cm inc 1 st at each side every 5 cm a total of 4-4-4-5-5 times = 54-58-64-72-80 sts. When the piece measures 32-33-34-35-36 cm bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 0-0-1-1-1 time, 2 sts 1-1-0-1-3 times and 1 st 1-2-3-4-4 times = 48-50-52-54-54 sts. When the piece measures 42-44-46-48-50 cm bind off the center 14-14-16-16-16 sts for the neck. Then bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 3 times = 12-13-13-14-14 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 50-52-54-56-58 cm.

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front. Bind off for armhole as on front. When the piece measures 48-50-52-54-56 cm bind off the center 22-22-24-24-24 sts for the neck. On the next row dec 1 st at each neck edge = 12-13-13-14-14 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 50-52-54-56-58 cm.

Sleeve: Cast on 34-34-34-38-38 sts on smaller needles. Knit 2 rows rib. Change to larger needles and stockinette st. When the piece measures 20 cm inc 1 st at each side every 5-4-3.5-3-2.5 cm a total of 7-8-9-9-10 times = 48-50-52-56-58 sts. When sleeve measures 52-51-50-49-46 cm bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2-2-2-2-1 times and 1 st 1-1-2-3-8 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 57 cm, then bind off 3 sts 1 time at each side. The piece measures approx. 58 cm, bind off the remaining sts.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams.
Collar: Pick up approx. 64-74 sts around the neck on smaller short circular needles; join and place a marker at the join. P 1 row (right side row) and then K 4 rows (stockinette st), bind off – the edge will roll. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams in one, using edge sts as seam allowance.

Loose collar: The collar is knit in 2 pieces until after the center front split.
Piece-1: Cast on 43 sts on smaller needles and knit 4 rows garter st, change to larger needles and stockinette st – but keep 2 sts at the center front in garter st throughout. When the piece measures 6 cm set piece aside and knit Piece-2.
Piece-2: Knit the same as Piece-1, but with 2 garter st edge sts at the opposite side.
Collar: Put the 2 pieces on the same needle with the garter st edges next to each other = 86 sts. Knit stockinette st until piece measures approx. 28 cm. Change to smaller needles, knit 4 rows garter st and then bind off.

Assembly: Sew center back using edge sts as seam allowance.

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