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DROPS 68-11 by DROPS Design
"Protected against sun and wind ..."
DROPS Loosely-knit Pullover in Silke-Tweed and Cotton-Viscose.
DROPS 68-11
Sizes: S - M - L - XL
Finished Measurements:
Bust: 88-96-104-112 cm [34 3/8" - 37.75" - 41" - 44"]
Waist: 80-88-96-104 cm [31.5" - 34 3/8" - 37.75" - 41"]

Materials: DROPS SILKE-TWEED from Garnstudio
52% silk, 48% lambswool, 50 g./200 m./218 yards
50 - 50 - 50 -100 g. col. no. 14, grass green.
50 - 50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 22, turquoise.
50 - 50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 23, red.
50 - 50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 20, orange.
50 - 50 - 50 - 50 g. col. no. 21, pistachio.

and use: DROPS COTTON-VISCOSE from Garnstudio
54% Egyptian cotton, 46% viscose, 50 g./110 m./120 yards
100-100-100-100 g. col. no. 04, mustard.
50 - 50 -100-100 g. col. no. 11, khaki green.
50 - 50 -100-100 g. col. no. 08, cerise.

Alternate yarns (for both yarns):
Note: Silke-Tweed and Cotton-Viscose may also be interchanged with each other.
* DROPS SAFRAN, 100% Egyptian cotton, 50 g/160 m./174 yards

DROPS 3 mm [US 2] and 4 mm [US 6] needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 3 mm [US 2] short circular needles (for the neck), or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Silke-Tweed. All prices valid per 01/10/2014.

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS CottonViscose. All prices valid per 01/10/2014.

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  • 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. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Gauge: 20 sts x 26 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"] on larger needles in stockinette st.

Pattern: See chart (1 chart = 1 repeat). The pattern is seen from the right side and is knit entirely in stockinette st.

Rib: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from * - *.

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

Front: Cast on 82-90-98-106 sts on smaller needles with grass green Silke-Tweed. Knit Pattern 1 over all sts to finished measurements. Knit the first stripe (6 rows) in rib, keeping 1 st at each edge in garter st each side (approx. 2.5 cm [1"] rib). After the rib change to larger needles, and continue Pattern 1 in stockinette st over all sts. When the piece measures 6 cm [2 3/8"] inc 1 st at each side 4 times every 5-5.5-6-6 cm [2" - 2 1/8" - 2 3/8" - 2 3/8"] = 90-98-106-114 sts. When the piece measures 32-33-35-36 cm [12 5/8" - 13" - 13.75" - 14 1/8"] bind off for armhole at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-2-3-4 times and 1 st 3-4-5-6 times. At the same time when the piece measures 35-36-37-39 cm [13.75" - 14 1/8" - 14.5" - 15.25"] divide piece at center front for V-neck. Now dec 1 st for the neck every other row 17-17-18-18 times = 20-21-21-22 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off the remaining sts when the piece measures 50-52-54-56 cm [19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25" - 22"].

Back: Cast on and knit the same as the front. Bind off for armhole as on front and knit until the piece measures 48-50-52-54 cm [18 7/8" - 19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25"]. Now bind off the center 32-32-34-34 sts for the neck. On the next row dec 1 st at each neck edge = 20-21-21-22 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off all sts when the piece measures 50-52-54-56 cm [19.75" - 20.5" - 21.25" - 22"].

Sleeve: Cast on 42-42-46-46 sts on smaller needles with grass green Silke-Tweed. Knit Pattern 1 over all sts. Knit the first stripe (6 rows) in rib, keeping 1 st at each edge in garter st each side (approx. 2.5 cm [1"] rib). After the rib change to larger needles, and continue Pattern 1 in stockinette st over all sts. When the piece measures 7-7-9-9 cm [2.75" - 2.75" - 3.5" - 3.5"] inc 1 st at each side every 3.5-3-3-2.5 cm [1 3/8" - 1.25" - 1.25" - 1"] a total of 12-14-12-14 times = 66-70-70-74 sts. When sleeve measures 50-49-47-46 cm [19.75" - 19.25" - 18.5" - 18 1/8"] bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 4-4-3-2 times, 1 st 1-2-6-9 times, then bind off 2 sts at each side until the piece measures 58 cm [22 7/8"]. Bind off all sts.

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx. 108 to 120 sts (divisible by 4) around the neck on short smaller circular needles with grass green Silke-Tweed - start at center front. Knit back and forth from center front as follows (seen from the right side): K 1 (keep in garter st throughout), * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from * - * until 3 sts remain, K 2 and K 1 (keep in garter st throughout). Knit rib as established for 6 rows, bind off in pattern. Lay one side of neckband over the other at the V and stitch down. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance.

Diagram

Grass green Silke-Tweed
turquoise Silke-Tweed
red Silke-Tweed
Orange Silke-Tweed
pistachio Silke-Tweed
Khaki green Cotton Viscose
mustard Cotton Viscose
Cerise Cotton Viscose


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