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Nordic Urban by DROPS Design
"The perfect outdoor sweater!"
Knitted DROPS jumper with round yoke in pattern in ”Big Fabel”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 140-11
DROPS design: Pattern no bf-007
Yarn group C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 88-96-104-112-122-134 cm /
34½"-38"-41"-44"-48"-53"
Full length: 66-68-70-72-74-76 cm /
26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''

Materials:
DROPS BIG FABEL from Garnstudio
700-700-800-900-1000-1100 g color no 400, black
100-100-100-100-100-100 g color no 100, off white
100-100-100-100-100-100 g color no 200, gray
100-100-100-100-100-100 g color no 905, black/off white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 and 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 4.5 mm / US 7 - for rib.


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  • DROPS BIG FABEL PRINT (100g)
    9.20 USD
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    7.95 USD
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    9.20 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.
PATTERN:
See diagram A.1. The entire pattern is worked in stockinette st and all dec in pattern are done with black.

DECREASE TIP (applies to sides of body):
Beg 2 sts before marker and dec as follows: K 2 tog, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
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BODY:
Cast on 198-216-234-258-282-306 sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with black. K 1 round. Then work rib (= K 3/P 3). When rib measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8. K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 38-42-46-50-58-62 sts evenly = 160-174-188-208-224-244 sts. Insert a marker in each side = 80-87-94-104-112-122 sts between markers on front and back piece. Work in stockinette st.
When piece measures 10 cm / 4'', dec 1 st on each side of both markers (= 4 sts dec) - READ DECREASE TIP. Repeat dec every 3½-3½-3½-3-3-3 cm / 1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1 1/8", 5-5-5-6-6-6 more times = 136-150-164-180-196-216 sts.
When piece measures 34 cm / 13½'', inc 1 st on each side of both markers (= 4 sts inc). Repeat inc every 4-4-5-5-6-6 cm / 1½''-1½''-2''-2''-2 3/8''-2 3/8'' 2 more times = 148-162-176-192-208-228 sts. When piece measures 45-46-47-48-49-50 cm / 17¾''-18''-18½''-19''-19¼''-19¾'', bind off 8-8-10-10-12-12 sts in each side for armholes (i.e. 4-4-5-5-6-6 sts on each side of both markers) = 66-73-78-86-92-102 sts remain on front and back piece. Put piece aside and work the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Cast on 42-42-48-48-54-54 sts on double pointed needles size 4.5 mm / US 7 with black. K 1 round. Then work rib (= K 3/P 3). When rib measures 6 cm / 2 3/8'', switch to double pointed needles size 5 mm / US 8.
K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 6-6-10-10-12-12 sts evenly = 36-36-38-38-42-42 sts. Work in stockinette st. Insert a marker at beg of round (= mid under sleeve).
When piece measures 8-8-7-8-8-9 cm / 3 1/8"-3 1/8"-2 3/4"-3 1/8"-3 1/8"-3½", inc 2 sts mid under sleeve.
Repeat inc every 4-3-3-2½-2½-2 cm / 1½"-1 1/8"-1 1/8"-7/8"-7/8"-3/4", 8-10-11-12-12-14 more times = 54-58-62-64-68-72 sts.
When piece measures 42-42-42-41-41-41 cm / 16½"-16½"-16½"-16 1/8"-16 1/8"-16 1/8", bind off 8-8-10-10-12-12 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. 4-4-5-5-6-6 sts on each side of marker) = 46-50-52-54-56-60 sts.
Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were bound off = 224-246-260-280-296-324 sts.
K 1-1-1-2-4-6 rounds with black while AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-6-8-4-8-12 sts evenly on 1st round = 216-240-252-276-288-312 sts. Then continue according to diagram A.1.
When A.1 has been worked vertically (finish at arrow for your size), 108-120-105-115-120-130 sts remain on needle.
In Size S and M K 1 round with black while AT THE SAME TIME dec 18-20 sts evenly (do not work/dec in the other sizes) = 90-100-105-115-120-130 sts.
Insert a marker mid front. Now work an elevation in back of neck as follows (in stockinette st with black): Start mid back and work until 15 sts remain before marker mid front, turn piece, tighten thread and work until 15 sts remain before marker in the other side. Turn, tighten thread and work until 27-30-32-32-33-35 sts remain before marker, turn, tighten thread and work until 27-30-32-32-33-35 sts remain before marker in the other side. Turn, tighten thread and work until 39-45-49-49-51-55 sts remain before marker, turn, tighten thread and work until 39-45-49-49-51-55 sts remain before marker in the other side. Turn, tighten thread and work until mid back.
K 1 round over all the sts while AT THE SAME TIME dec 6-16-15-25-24-34 sts evenly = 84-84-90-90-96-96 sts.

NECK:
Switch to double pointed needles size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work rib (= K 3/P 3). When neck measures 20-20-20-22-22-22 cm / 8"-8"-8"-8 3/4"-8 3/4"-8 3/4", loosely bind off with K over K and P over P.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves.





Diagram

black
off white
gray
black/off white
K 2 tog with black



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