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Grey Sunset Sweater by DROPS Design
"Wrap yourself in softness and warmth"
Knitted DROPS jumper with stripes in seed st, raglan and detachable collar in ”Eskimo”. Size: S - XXXL.
DROPS 150-44
DROPS design: Pattern no ee-457
Yarn group E
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 84-94-102-112-120-134 cm / 33”-37”-40”-44”-47”-52Ύ”
Full length: 62-64-66-68-70-72 cm / 24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’-27½’’-28 3/8’’

Materials:
DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
300-350-350-400-450-450 g color no 46, medium gray
300-350-350-400-450-450 g color no 53, light gray
250-300-300-350-400-450 g color no 14, dark gray
100-150-150-150-150-150 g color no 01, off white

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm / 16’’ and 32’’) SIZE 10 mm / US 15 - or size needed to get 9 sts x 15 rows in seed st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm / 16’’ and 32’’) SIZE 9 mm / US 13 - for rib.

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  • DROPS ESKIMO UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.60 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.
RAGLAN:
Dec for raglan on each side of all 4 markers as follows:
Before A.1: K 2 tog.
After A.1: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
NOTE: Work last dec in each side on sleeve as follows:
Slip last st in A.1 (= 1 P st) as if to P, P 1, psso. P the next 2 sts tog (i.e. next st on sleeve and first st in A.1).

STRIPES 1 (applies to body and sleeves):
Stripes are worked in seed st - see explanation in pattern. Work 12-12-14-14-13-13 cm / 4Ύ”-4Ύ”-5½”-5½”-5 1/8”-5 1/8” on body and 15-13-14-13-10-9 cm / 6”-5 1/8”-5½”-5 1/8”-4”-3½” on sleeves with color no 14, dark gray. Then work stripes as follows on body and sleeve:

Work 10-10-10-10-11-11 cm / 4”-4”-4”-4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8” with color no 14, dark gray and color no 46, medium gray as follows:
Round 1: Medium gray
Round 2: Dark gray
Repeat round 1 and 2.

Work 10-10-10-10-11-11 cm / 4”-4”-4”-4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8” with color no 46, medium gray

Work 10-10-10-10-11-11 cm / 4”-4”-4”-4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8” with color no 46, medium gray and color no 53, light gray as follows:
Round 1: Light gray
Round 2: Medium gray
Repeat round 1 and 2.

Work 10-11-11-12-12-13 cm / 4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8”-4Ύ”-4Ύ”-5 1/8” with color no 53, light gray

Work 10-11-11-12-12-13 cm / 4”-4 3/8”-4 3/8”-4Ύ”-4Ύ”-5 1/8” with color no 53, light gray and color no 01, off white as follows:
Round 1: Light gray
Round 2: Off white
Repeat round 1 and 2.

STRIPES 2 (applies to collar):
Stripes are worked in seed st - see explanation in pattern. Work 10-10-11-11-12-12 cm / 4’’-4’’-4 3/8’’-4 3/8’’-4Ύ’’-4Ύ’’ with color no 53, light gray and color no 01, off white as follows:
Round 1: Light gray
Round 2: Off white
Repeat round 1 and 2.
Then work 10-10-11-11-12-12 cm / 4’’-4’’-4 3/8’’-4 3/8’’-4Ύ’’-4Ύ’’ with color no 53, light gray

PATTERN: See diagram A.1. The diagram shows all rows in pattern seen from RS.

SEED ST:
Round 1: * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*.
Round 2: K over P and P over K. Repeat 2nd round.
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BODY:
Worked in the round on circular needle in STRIPES 1 - see explanation above.
Cast on 84-92-100-108-116-128 sts on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 with dark gray. P 1, work SEED ST - see explanation above - over the next 41-45-49-53-57-63 sts (= back piece), P 1, and work seed st over the next 41-45-49-53-57-63 sts (= front piece). Continue pattern like this AT THE SAME TIME work Stripes 1.
When piece measures 15 cm / 6’’, dec 1 st on each side of P sts in each side (= 4 dec sts). Repeat dec when piece measures 25-26-27-28-29-30 cm / 9Ύ’’-10Ό’’-10 5/8’’-11’’-11 3/8’’-11Ύ’’ = 76-84-92-100-108-120 sts. When piece measures 33-33-35-35-37-37 cm / 13”-13”-13Ύ”-13Ύ”-14½”-14½”, work next round as follows: bind off 3 sts for armhole, work 32-36-40-44-48-54 sts, bind off the next 6 sts for armhole, work 32-36-40-44-48-54 sts, bind off the last 3 sts for armhole (= 6 sts bind off in each side). Cut the yarn. Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Work in the round on double pointed needles, switch to circular needle when needed. Loosely cast on 24-24-28-28-32-32 sts on double pointed needles size 9 mm / US 13 with dark gray and work Stripes 1 AT THE SAME TIME work rib (= K 2/P 2) for 7 cm / 2Ύ’’. Switch to double pointed needles size 10 mm / US 15 and work 1 round in stockinette st while AT THE SAME TIME dec 2-2-4-4-6-6 sts evenly = 22-22-24-24-26-26 sts. Work next round as follows: 21-21-23-23-25-25 sts seed st, P 1. Continue pattern like this AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 9 cm / 3½’’, inc 1 st on each side of P sts. Repeat inc every 2 cm / 3/4’’ 9-6-7-5-6-2 more times, then every cm / 3/8” 5-10-8-12-10-16 times in total (= inc 15-17-16-18-17-19 times in total) = 52-56-56-60-60-64 sts. NOTE: Work the inc sts in seed st. Continue to work until piece measures 36-34-35-34-34-33 cm / 14Ό”-13 3/8”-13Ύ”-13 3/8”-13 3/8”-13”. Work next round as follows: bind off 3 sts, work the next 46-50-50-54-54-58 sts, bind off the last 3 sts on round (= 6 sts bind off) = 46-50-50-54-54-58 sts. Put piece aside and Make another sleeve - NOTE: Work reversed, i.e. beg round with P 1 and then work 21-21-23-23-25-25 sts seed st.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were bound off = 156-172-180-196-204-224 sts - CONTINUE WITH STRIPES 1. Insert 1 marker in all transitions between body and sleeves (= 4 markers) - insert 1st marker in transition between left sleeve and front piece. Beg at first marker and work as follows from RS: Seed st over the first 32-36-40-44-48-54 sts (= front piece), A.1 over the next 4 sts (i.e. after 2nd marker), seed st over the next 38-42-42-46-46-50 sts, A.1 (= 4 sts before 3rd marker = right sleeve), seed st over the next 32-36-40-44-48-54 sts (= back piece), A.1 (= 4 sts after 4th marker), seed st over the next 38-42-42-46-46-50 sts, A.1 over the next 4 sts (i.e. before 1st marker = left sleeve). Continue pattern like this. AT THE SAME TIME on 4th round after body and sleeve have been placed tog, beg dec for RAGLAN - see explanation above. Repeat dec as explained below. NOTE: The dec on body and sleeves are uneven.

SLEEVES:
Dec every 4th row 2-1-1-1-1-0 more times and then every other row 16-19-19-21-21-24 times in total (= 19-21-21-23-23-25 dec in total on each side of A.1 in towards sleeves). NOTE: Work last dec on sleeve as follows:
Slip last st in A.1 (= 1 P st) as if to P, P 1, psso. P the next 2 sts tog (i.e. next st on sleeve and first st in A.1).

BODY:
Dec every 8th row 2-1-0-1-0-0 more times, every 6th row 4-5-5-3-3-0 times in total and then every 4th row 0-1-3-5-7-12 times in total (= 7-8-9-10-11-13 dec in total on each side of A.1 in towards front piece and back piece) = 18-20-22-24-26-28 sts remain on front piece and 18-20-22-24-26-28 sts remain on back piece.
After all dec are done, 52-56-60-64-68-72 sts remain on needle. Cut the yarn.

Now work an elevation in the neck with short rows in seed st as follows:
NOTE! On every turn in the middle of piece slip 1st st, tighten yarn and continue to work: Beg mid back and work 11-12-13-14-15-16 sts, turn, tighten yarn and work 22-24-26-28-30-32 sts. Turn, tighten yarn and work 11-12-13-14-15-16 sts, turn, tighten yarn. Turn and work 1 round (= WS) in the round over all sts until mid back again. Turn piece (i.e. now work from RS).

NECK EDGE:
Switch to circular needle size 9 mm / US 13 and K 1 round over all 52-56-60-64-68-72 sts AT THE SAME TIME dec 8 sts evenly = 44-48-52-56-60-64 sts. Work rib K 2/P 2 until rib measures 2 cm / 3/4’’. Then loosely bind off with K over K and P over P.

DETACHABLE COLLAR:
Worked in the round on circular needle in seed st. Cast on 51-53-55-57-59-61 sts on circular needle size 10 mm / US 15 with light gray and work STRIPES 2 (applies to collar) - see explanation above. Bind off when piece measures 20-20-22-22-24-24 cm / 8”-8”-8Ύ”-8Ύ”-9½”-9½”.


Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS


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