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DROPS 54-10 by DROPS Design

DROPS Sweater in SILKE-TWEED with rib. Size S - L

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Gauge: 23 sts and 30 rows on larger needles in pattern = 10 x 10 cm [4»x4»]

Pattern: Starting on Right Side: *P2, K1 into back of stitch *, repeat from *-*.
From the Wrong Side: *P1 in back of stitch, K2 *, repeat from *-* (work K over K and P over P).

BODY
Cast on 240 (258-276) sts on larger circular needles. Join being careful not to twist the sts. Place marker at the join and knit in Pattern.
When the work measures 30 (32-32) cm [11.75» (12-5/8»-12 5/8»)] knit the next row as follows: Bind off 2 sts (for armhole), knit 116 (125-134) sts for front, bind off 4 sts (for armhole), knit 116 (125-134) sts for back, bind off 2 sts (for armholes). Knit the rest of the front and back separately and back and forth on the needles.

Front: 116 (125-134) sts. Bind off for armholes on every other row: 3 sts 0 (1-1) time, 2 sts 1 (1-2) time, 1 stitch 3 (2-4) times. 106 (111-112) sts remain.
When the work measures 50 (52-53) cm [19.75» (20.5» - 20-7/8»)], put the middle 26 (27-28) sts on holder for the front neck. Then bind off on each side of the neck on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times, 1 stitch 2 times. Bind off when the work measures 56 (58-59) cm [22.25» (22-7/8» - 23.25»)].

Back: 116 (125-134) sts. Bind off for armholes as on the front. 106 (111-112) sts remain.
When the work measures 55 (57-58) cm [21-5/8» (22.5» - 22-7/8»)], bind off the center 40 (41-42) sts for the back neck. Then bind off 2 sts on either side on the next row for the neck. Bind off when the work measures 56 (58-59) cm [22» (22-7/8» - 23.25»)].

Sleeves: Cast on 60 (60-63) sts on larger double pointed needles. Join being careful not to twist the sts. Place a marker at the join and knit in Pattern upwards.
When the work measures 6 cm [2-3/8»], increase on either side of the marker: 1 sts 30 (30-30) times on alternately every 3rd and 4th row. 120 (120-123) sts remain.
When the work measures 47 (46-44.5) cm [18.5» (18-1/8» - 17.5»)], bind off 2 sts on either side of the marker and knit the rest back and forth on the needle. Bind off for sleeve tops on either side on every other row: 5 (4-4) sts 7 (8-10) times. Bind off. The work measures approximately 52 cm [20.5»].

Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approximately 108 sts including sts from the holder (Must be a number divisible by 3) around the neck on smaller double pointed needles. Knit in Pattern for 7 cm [2.75»]. Make sure that the pattern on the neck edge in front is a continuation of the pattern on the body. Bind off. Sew on the sleeves.

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