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Blue breeze by DROPS Design
"Romantic, soft and elegant - a must-have!"
Knitted DROPS poncho in "Paris". Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 145-18
DROPS design: Pattern no w-466
Yarn group C
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Size: S/M - L/XL - XXL/XXXL
Full Length: 57-65-73 cm / 22½”-25½”-28¾”

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
Colour no 29, light ice blue: 500-550-650 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) SIZE 6 mm /US 10 - or size needed to get 14 sts x 23 rows in pattern A.1 = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.

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Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
Colour no 29, light ice blue: 500-550-650 g

Updated online: 07.05.2014 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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  • DROPS PARIS UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.35 USD
  • DROPS PARIS RECYCLED DENIM (50g)
    2.50 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:
Back and forth on needle: K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.3, diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

DECREASE TIP:
All dec are done in pattern A.1 on every row worked from RS (not on rows with holes), i.e. 4 rows with dec on every repetition of A.1 (= 12 rows). Dec 1 st by K 2 sts tog.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 35-37-39 sts with Paris on circular needle size 6 mm / US 10.
Work 6 rows in GARTER ST - read explanation above - AT THE SAME TIME cast on 2 new sts at the end of every row = 47-49-51 sts (12 new sts).
Then work as follows: K the 2 new sts, then A.1A 1 time, repeat A.1B until 3 sts remain, finish with A.1C and cast on 2 new sts at the end of row. Continue with A.1 and cast on 2 new sts at the end of every row. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
All sizes: Work A.1 2-3-3 times vertically in total (= 24-36-36 rows A.1, 30-42-42 rows worked in total).
SIZE S/M and XXL/XXXL: Then work 1st-8th row in A.1 while at the same time casting on 2 new sts at the end of every row.
Size: L/XL: Then work 1st-2nd row in A.1 while at the same time casting on 2 new sts at the end of every row.
All sizes: = 111-125-139 sts on row (38-44-50 rows worked in total).
Piece measures approx. 17-19-22 cm / 6¾”-7½”-8¾”.
On next row from RS work A.2 as follows: 6 sts in garter st, work A.2A 1 time, repeat A.2B 5-6-7 times, then A.2C 1 time, finish with 6 sts in garter st.
Continue with A.2 and 6 sts in garter st in each side. READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING.
When A.2 has been worked 1 time vertically (piece measures approx. 33-35-38 cm / 13”-13¾”-15”), work 1 ridge over all sts (= 2 rows K).
Then work A.1 with 1 edge st in garter st in each side (beg with 1st row in A.1) - AT THE SAME TIME dec 4-3-3 sts evenly on every K row from RS - READ DECREASE TIP - 7-9-11 times in total.
On next row from RS, dec 2-5-1 sts evenly = 81-93-105 sts on row, K 1 row from WS (24-30-36 rows A.1 in total after A.2).
Piece measures approx. 43-48-53 cm / 17”-19”-21”.
Continue with A.3 as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, work A.3 a total of 13-15-17 times in width, finish with 1st st in A.3 and 1 edge st in garter st.
Continue with A.3 and 1 edge st in each side.
When A.3 has been worked 1 time vertically (piece measures approx. 47-52-57 cm / 18½”-20½”-22½”), work 1 ridge over all sts (= 2 rows K).
Then work A.1 with 1 edge st in garter st in each side until finished measurements (beg with 1st row in A.1) - AT THE SAME TIME dec 5 sts evenly on every K row from RS 7-9-12 times in total.
On next row from RS, dec 7-7-0 sts evenly = 39-41-45 sts on row, K 1 row from WS (24-30-36 rows A.1 in total after A.3).
Piece measures approx. 57-65-73 cm / 22½”-25½”-28¾”.
Loosely bind off all sts.

FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work as back piece.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the side seams inside 1 edge st.

Diagram

K on RS, P on WS
K on WS
1 yo between 2 sts
slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso.
K2 tog
slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso



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