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DROPS 69-4 by DROPS Design
"Catching the sun!"
DROPS Pullover in Safran and Cotton Viscose.
DROPS 69-4
Sizes: S - M - L
Finished measurements:
Bust: 92-100-108 cm [36.25" - 39 3/8" - 42.5"]
Waist: 90-96-102 cm [35 3/8" - 37.75" - 40 1/8"]

Materials: DROPS SAFRAN,
100% cotton, 50 g/160 m./174 yards
200-200-200 g. col. no. 05, light blue violet.
100-100-100 g. col. no. 06, denim blue.
100-100-100 g. col. no. 15, raspberry.
50 - 50-100 g. col. no. 20, rust red.

and use: DROPS COTTON-VISCOSE,
54% Egyptian cotton, 46% viscose, 50 g./110 m./120 yards
200-200-200 g. col. no. 16, ice blue.
100-100-100 g. col. no. 08, cerise.
50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 07, dark red.

Alternate yarns:
Note: Safran and Cotton Viscose may also be interchanged with each other.
* DROPS SILKE-TWEED, 52% silk, 48% lambswool, 50 g./200 m./218 yards

Alternate yarns:
1 strand of any of the following yarns may be interchanged with double strands of the yarns specified.
* DROPS PARIS, 100% cotton, 50 g/75 m./82 yards
* DROPS ALASKA, 100% pure new wool, 50 g/75 m./82 yards

DROPS 4.5 mm [US 7] and 5.5 mm [US 9] needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 4.5 mm [US F] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Safran. All prices valid per 23/11/2014.

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS CottonViscose. All prices valid per 23/11/2014.

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  • DROPS SAFRAN UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.25 USD
  • DROPS COTTON VISCOSE UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.35 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.
Gauge: 16 sts x 20 rows with 1 strand Safran + 1 strand Cotton Viscose on larger needles in reverse stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].

Garter st, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.

Color Pattern (knit in reverse stockinette st):

Body: When the piece measures 20-21-22 cm [7 7/8" - 8.25" - 8 5/8"] change to 1 strand denim blue Safran + 1 strand light blue violet Safran.
When the piece measures 28-29-30 cm [11" - 11 3/8" - 11.75"] change to 1 strand raspberry Safran + 1 strand denim blue Safran.
When the piece measures 32-33-34 cm [12 5/8" - 13" - 13 3/8"] change to 1 strand cerise Cotton Viscose + 1 strand raspberry Safran.
When the piece measures 38-39-40 cm [14 7/8" - 15.25" - 15.75"] change to 1 strand rust red Safran + 1 strand cerise Cotton Viscose.
When the piece measures 45-46-47 cm [17.75" - 18 1/8" - 18.5"] change to 1 strand deep red Cotton Viscose + 1 strand rust red Safran, and knit this combination to finished dimensions.

Sleeve: When the piece measures 31-30-30 cm [12.25" - 11.75" - 11.75"] change to 1 strand denim blue Safran + 1 strand light blue violet Safran.
When the piece measures 45-44-44 cm [17.75" - 17.25" - 17.25"] change to 1 strand raspberry Safran + 1 strand denim blue Safran.
When the piece measures 49-48-48 cm [19.25" - 18 7/8" - 18 7/8"] change to 1 strand cerise Cotton Viscose + 1 strand raspberry Safran, and knit this combination to finished dimensions.

Front: Cast on 71-78-84 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand ice blue Cotton Viscose + 1 strand light blue violet Safran. Knit 4 rows garter st. Change to larger needles and reverse stockinette st and follow color pattern per instructions above. When the piece measures 10 cm [4"] inc 1 st at each side = 73-80-86 sts. When the piece measures 20 cm [7 7/8"] inc 1 st at each side = 75-82-88 sts. When the piece measures 32-33-34 cm [12 5/8" - 13" - 13 3/8"] bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1 time, 2 sts 1-2-3 times and 1 st 3-4-4 times = 59-60-62 sts. When the piece measures 45-47-49 cm [17.75" - 18.5" - 19.25"] bind off the center 27-28-30 sts for the neck. Then bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 1-1-1 time and 1 st 3-3-3 times. Bind off the remaining 11-11-11 sts on each shoulder when the piece measures 50-52-54 cm [19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25"].

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front. Bind off for armhole as on front and knit until the piece measures 48-50-52 cm [18 7/8" - 19.75" - 20.5"]. Then bind off the center 33-34-36 sts for the neck. On the next row bind off 2 sts at each neck edge. Bind off the remaining 11-11-11 sts each shoulder when the piece measures 50-52-54 cm [19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25"].

Sleeve: Cast on 37-39-41 sts on smaller needles with 1 strand ice blue Cotton Viscose + 1 strand light blue violet Safran. Knit 4 rows garter st. Change to larger needles and reverse stockinette st following color pattern per instructions above. When the piece measures 6 cm [2 3/8"] inc 1 st at each side 9-9-10 times every 5-5-4 cm [2" - 2" - 1.5"] = 55-57-61 sts. When sleeves measures 49-48-48 cm [19.25" - 18 7/8" - 18 7/8"] bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1 time, 2 sts 3-3-3 times, 1 st 1-2-3 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 57-58-59 cm [22.5" - 22 7/8" - 23.25"]. Bind off the remaining sts.

Assembly: Sew right shoulder seam. From wrong side pick up approx. 88 to 100 sts around the neck on smaller needles with 1 strand rust red Safran + 1 strand dark red Cotton Viscose. P 1 row (right side row), bind off. Sew left shoulder and up along neckband. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance.
Crochet 1 row sc around the neck and 1 strand rust red Safran + 1 strand dark red Cotton Viscose.

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