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Milkshake Sweater by DROPS Design
"Pretty in Pink! "
Knitted DROPS jumper in garter st in "Alpaca", "Kid-Silk" and "Glitter". Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 148-36
DROPS design: Pattern no z-637
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 100-108-118-126-138-150 cm /
39½"-42½"-46½"-49½"-54 1/4"-59"
Full length: 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm /
27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
300-350-350-400-400-450 g color no 3112, dusty pink
And use: DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
125-150-175-200-200-225 g color no 03, light pink
And use: DROPS GLITTER from Garnstudio
2-2-2-2-2-3 spools color no 01, gold

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm / 16'' and 32'') SIZE 7 mm / US 10.75 - or size needed to get 14 sts x 17 rows in stockinette st or 14 sts x 26 rows in garter st with one strand Alpaca, 1 strand Kid-Silk and 1 strand Glitter = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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  • DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    5.40 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 (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 K rows.

GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle):
1 ridge = 2 rounds. * K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.
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JUMPER:
The entire body is worked in garter st, sleeves are worked in stockinette st with 6 ridges in garter st at the bottom.

BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle to make room for all the sts. Cast on 72-78-84-90-98-108 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 7 mm / US 10.75 with 1 strand Alpaca, 1 strand Kid-Silk and 1 strand Glitter. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
When piece measures 53-54-55-56-57-58 cm / 21''-21¼''-21 5/8''-22''-22½''-22¾'', bind off 1 edge st in each side = 70-76-82-88-96-106 sts.
When piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm / 26¾''-27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾'', bind off the middle 20-22-24-26-26-28 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Then bind off 1 st on next row from neck = 24-26-28-30-34-38 sts remain on the shoulder. Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½".

FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work as back piece. When piece measures 62-64-66-68-70-72 cm / 24 3/8''-25¼''-26''-26¾''-27½''-28 3/8'', slip the middle 12-14-16-18-18-20 sts on a stitch holder for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Then bind off on every row from neck as follows: 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 1 time = 24-26-28-30-34-38 sts remain on shoulder.
Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 70-72-74-76-78-80 cm / 27½''-28 3/8''-29 1/8''-30''-30¾''-31½".

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 38-40-42-44-46-48 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on circular needle size 7 mm / US 10.75 with 1 strand Alpaca, 1 strand Kid-Silk and 1 strand Glitter.
Work 6 ridges in garter st, continue in stockinette st with 1 edge st in each side in garter st.
When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', inc 1 st in each side.
Repeat inc every 7-6-6-5-4½-3½ cm / 2 3/4"-2 3/8"-2 3/8"-2"-1 3/4"-1 1/4" 5-6-6-7-7-8 more times (= 6-7-7-8-8-9 inc in total) = 50-54-56-60-62-66 sts.
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), bind off all sts.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew underarm seams and side seams in one inside 1 edge st.

NECK EDGE:
Pick up 56 to 74 sts (includes sts on stitch holder) with 1 strand Alpaca, 1 strand Kid-Silk and 1 strand Glitter on circular needle size 7 mm / US 10.75.
Work 2 ridges in garter st - see explanation above, bind off.





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