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Crochet DROPS jumper in ”Cotton Light”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 145-19
DROPS design: Pattern no cl-015
Yarn group B
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL – XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 100-108-116-126-138-150 cm /
39½"-42½"-45 3/4"-49½"-54 1/4"-59"
Full length: 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm /
25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''

Materials: DROPS COTTON LIGHT from Garnstudio
550-650-700-750-800-900 g color no 27, mint

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm / G/6 – or size needed to get 17 dc x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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  • DROPS COTTON LIGHT UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.90 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: Work according to A.1 and A.2.

DECREASE TIP: Turn when one dc remains = 1 dc dec.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc by working 1 dc + 1 ch extra in outermost dc in each side. Work the inc sts gradually in A.1.

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BACK PIECE:
Read US/UK above! Worked back and forth. Back piece is worked 6 cm / 2 3/8'' longer than front piece.
Work a row with 88-94-102-110-120-130 LOOSE ch (it is important that the ch are loose to avoid a tight edge) on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with Cotton Light.
Turn and work 1 dc in 6th ch from hook (A.1 A has now been worked – see Diagram).
Work A.1 B over the next 80-86-94-102-112-122 ch, and finish with A.1 C in the last 2 ch.
Then continue to work according to A.1. When piece measures 47-48-49-50-51-52 cm / 18½''-19''-19¼''-19¾''-20''-20½'', work as follows: A.2 A, repeat A.2 B until 2 dc/ch remain, work A.2 C = 85-91-99-107-117-127 dc.
Continue with A.2 until finished measurements. When piece measures 53-54-55-56-57-58 cm / 21''-21¼''-21 5/8''-22''-22½''-22¾'', insert 1 marker in each side (marks where armhole beg).
When piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm / 26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾'', the middle 27-29-31-33-35-37 dc are no longer worked = 29-31-34-37-41-45 dc remain on each shoulder. Now finish each shoulder separately.
Continue with A.2, fasten off when piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½".

FRONT PIECE:
Beg and work as on back piece until piece measures 41-42-43-44-45-46 cm / 16 1/8''-16½''-17''-17¼''-17¾''-18'' - NOTE: Back piece should be 6 cm / 2 3/8'' longer than front piece - hence the different measures.
Now continue as follows: A.2 A, repeat A.2 B until 2 dc/ch remain, work A.2 C = 85-91-99-107-117-127 dc.
Continue with A.2 until finished measurements.
When piece measures 47-48-49-50-51-52 cm / 18½''-19''-19¼''-19¾''-20''-20½'', insert 1 marker in each side (marks where armhole beg).
When piece measures 56-58-60-62-64-66 cm / 22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''-26'', the middle 23-25-27-29-31-33 dc are no longer worked.
Now finish each shoulder separately, at the same time dec 1 dc on every row towards the neck 2 times in total – read DECREASE TIP = 29-31-34-37-41-45 dc remain on each shoulder.
Continue with A.2, fasten off when piece measures 64-66-68-70-72-74 cm / 25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''.

SLEEVE:
Work sleeve back and forth.
Work a row with 48-48-50-52-54-56 LOOSE ch (it is important that the ch are loose to avoid a tight edge) on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with Cotton Light.
Turn and work 1 dc in 6th ch from hook (A.1 A has now been worked).
Work A.1 B over the next 40-40-42-44-46-48 ch, and finish with A.1 C in the last 2 ch = 45-45-47-49-51-53 dc/ch.
Then continue to work according to A.1.
When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', inc 1 st in each side - READ INCREASE TIP!
Repeat inc every 7-5-4½-3½-3½-3 cm / 2 3/4"-2"-1 3/4"-1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1 1/8" 5-7-8-9-9-10 more times (6-8-9-10-10-11 inc in total) = 57-61-65-69-71-75 dc/ch.
Fasten off when piece measures 49-48-47-46-44-41 cm / 19 1/4"-19"-18½"-18"-17 1/4"-16 1/8" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders).

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams.
Sew in sleeves – from shoulder and down to marker on front and back piece.
Sew underarm seams and side seams in one, stop when 26 cm / 10 1/4" remain on back piece and 20 cm / 8'' remain on front piece = vent.


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