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Rain Ripples by DROPS Design
"A cute vest for every occasion..."
Knitted DROPS vest in ”Puddel” and ”Lima”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 150-37
DROPS design: Pattern no v-077
Yarn group E + B.
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
All measurements in chart in cm. Conversion to inch - see page 4.

Materials:
DROPS PUDDEL from Garnstudio
400-450-500-550-600-650 g color no 07, medium gray
And use:
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
50-100-100-100-100-100 g color no 0519, dark gray

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 and 80 cm / 24'' and 32'') SIZE 8 mm / US 11 - or size needed to get 9 sts x 12 rows in stockinette st with 1 strand Puddel = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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  • DROPS PUDDEL UNI COLOUR (50g)
    7.65 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.
BIND-OFF TIP:
Bind off with Puddel as follows: * Bind off 3 sts, YO and bind off YO *, repeat from *-* until all sts have been bound off.

STRIPES:
* 12 rounds Puddel, 3 rounds Lima *, repeat from *-*
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CIRCLE:
Work in STRIPES - see explanation above.
Work in the round on double pointed needles and switch to circular needle when there are enough sts. Cast on 4 sts on double pointed needles size 8 mm / US 11 with Puddel.
Work as follows: K 1, 1 YO, K 1, 1 YO, K 1, 1 YO, K 1 and 1 YO = 8 sts.
On next round work YOs twisted and work in stockinette st over all sts (work all YOs in piece twisted). Then work next round as follows: * K 1, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 16 sts.
Insert 1 marker in each of the 16 sts. Continue in stockinette st while AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round, beg to inc 1 st after every marker by making 1 YO. Repeat inc every 4 rounds (= 16 new sts per inc) - REMEMBER STRIPES.
When piece measures approx. 19-20-21-22-23-24 cm / 7½''-8''-8¼''-8¾''-9''-9½'' from centre of piece, there are approx. 96-112-112-112-128-128 sts on needle. Adjust so to work in Puddel now. Now make armholes on next round as follows: Bind off 16-17-18-19-19-21 sts with Puddel - see BIND-OFF TIP - (= first armhole), work 25-29-31-33-33-37 sts (= sts in neck), bind off 16-17-18-19-19-21 sts (= next armhole), work the remaining sts (= bottom of back = approx. 39-49-45-41-57-49 sts).
On next round cast on same no of sts that were bound off over bound-off sts (= 16-17-18-19-19-21 sts) - continue in the round with inc - REMEMBER STRIPES - until piece measures approx. 50-51-52-53-54-55 cm / 19¾''-20''-20½''-21''-21¼''-21 5/8'' from the middle = approx. 240-256-256-256-272-272 sts on round.
On next round bind off - REMEMBER BIND-OFF TIP - the middle 33-37-37-39-43-43 sts at the top in the neck and the middle 57-65-65-59-63-63 sts at the bottom of the back – finish each side separately.

FRONT PIECE:
Piece is now worked in Puddel from here.
= 75-77-77-79-83-83 sts. Now continue back and forth over sts on needle in stockinette st and inc with YOs as before for approx. 10-13-16-19-22-25 cm / 4"-5"-6 1/4"-7½"-8 3/4"-9 3/4" - AT THE SAME TIME bind off - REMEMBER BIND-OFF TIP - 3-3-2-2-2-2 sts at beg of every row 6-8-9-11-13-15 times in total in each side.
After last bind off, bind off the remaining sts - REMEMBER BIND-OFF TIP.


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