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White sand by DROPS Design
"Casually dressed for a late walk on the beach..."
Knitted DROPS jumper in garter st in ”BabyAlpaca Silk” and ”Kid Silk”. Size: S - XXXL
DROPS 145-7
DROPS design: Pattern no bs-036
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 88-96-104-112-124-136 cm /
34½''-37¾''-41''-44''-48¾''-53½''
Full length: 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm /
22¾''-23½''-24½''-25¼''-26''-26¾''

Materials: DROPS BABYALPACA SILK from Garnstudio
Color no 1101, white:
300-300-350-400-400-450 g
And use DROPS KID SILK from Garnstudio
Color no 01, off white:
150-150-150-150-200-200 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 5 mm / US 8 (80 cm / 32'') - or size needed to get 17 sts in garter st with 1 strand of each yarn = width 10 cm / 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 4.5 mm / US 7 (40 and 80 cm / 16'' and 32'') - for rib.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS BABYALPACA SILK UNI COLOUR (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    6.85 USD
    5.15 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK UNI COLOUR (25g)
    9.45 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK LONG PRINT (25g)
    9.45 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:
K back and forth on all rows. 1 ridge = 2 K rows.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by making 1 YO inside 1 edge st in each side. On next row K YO twisted to avoid holes.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 91-101-109-119-129-139 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand of each yarn. Work rib on 1st row from RS as follows: 1 edge st in GARTER ST - read explanation above, * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*, finish with K 1 and 1 edge st in garter st.
Work rib for 4 cm / 1½''.
On next row from RS switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 and K over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME dec 15-17-19-21-21-21 sts evenly = 76-84-90-98-108-118 sts. Then continue in garter st until finished measurements. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 8-8-8-9-9-9 cm / 3"-3"-3"-3½"-3½"-3½", insert a marker in each side of piece (vent stops here).
When piece measures 43-44-45-46-47-48 cm / 17''-17¼''-17¾''-18''-18½''-19'', bind off for armholes as follows: bind off 3-4-4-5-6-7 sts at beg of the next 2 rows = 70-76-82-88-96-104 sts.
Continue in garter st until piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm / 22''-22¾''-23½''-24½''-25¼''-26''.
Then bind off the middle 20-20-22-24-26-28 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Then bind off 2 sts on next row from neck = 23-26-28-30-33-36 sts remain on the shoulder.
Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm / 22¾''-23½''-24½''-25¼''-26''-26¾''.

FRONT PIECE:
Front piece is worked the same way as back piece but 4 cm / 1½'' shorter.
Cast on and work rib, then work in garter st as on back piece (NOTE: Do not insert marker).
When piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm / 15¼''-15¾''-16''-16½''-17''-17¼'', bind off for armholes the same way as on back piece. Continue in garter st until front piece measures 44-46-47-49-50-52 cm / 17 1/4"-18"-18½"-19 1/4"-19 3/4"-20½".
Then bind off the middle 14-14-16-16-18-18 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Then bind off on every row from neck as follows: 2 sts 1-1-1-2-2-2 times, 1 st 3-3-3-2-2-3 times = 23-26-28-30-33-36 sts remain on shoulder.
Loosely bind off all sts when front piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23½''-24½''-25¼''.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 44-46-50-52-54-56 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with 1 strand of each yarn. Work rib on 1st row from RS as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 edge st in garter st.
Work rib for 4 cm / 1½''. On next row from RS switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 and K over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME dec 6-6-8-8-8-8 sts evenly = 38-40-42-44-46-48 sts. Then continue in garter st until finished measurements.
When piece measures 8-8-8-7-7-7 cm / 3"-3"-3"-2 3/4"-2 3/4"-2 3/4", inc 1 st in each side - Read INCREASE TIP.
Repeat inc every 6½-5½-5-4-3½-3½ cm / 2½"-2 1/4"-2"-1½"-1 1/4"-1 1/4" 6-7-8-9-10-10 more times (= 7-8-9-10-11-11 inc in total) = 52-56-60-64-68-70 sts.
When piece measures 50-49-49-47-45-43 cm / 19 3/4"-19 1/4"-19 3/4"-18½"-17 3/4"-17", insert a marker in each side of sleeve (for assembly).
Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 52-51-51-50-49-47 cm / 20½"-20"-20"-19 3/4"-19 3/4"-18½" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders).

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams inside bind off edges. Sew in sleeves, sew sleeve seams inside 1 edge st - NOTE: The section worked after the marker at the top of sleeve, should fit the bind off for armhole.
Sew side seam from armhole and down to marker on back piece (vent = 8-8-8-9-9-9 cm / 3"-3"-3"-3½"-3½"-3½" measured on back piece).

NECK EDGE:
Worked in the round on circular needle. Pick up from RS approx. 90 to 110 sts along the neck on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 (40 cm / 16'').
K next round - while AT THE SAME TIME adjusting no of sts to 90-94-98-102-106-110. Then work rib (= K 1/P 1) until edge measures approx. 2½ cm / 1", loosely bind off all sts with K over K and P over P.

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