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DROPS 85-21 by DROPS Design

DROPS Pullover and Scarf in Karisma Superwash or in Merino Extra Fine.

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DROPS 85-21

DROPS 85-21
Sizes: 12/14 years - S/M - L - XL - XXL

Finished measurements:
Chest: 100-108-116-126-134 cm
[39-3/8" - 42.5" - 45-5/8" - 49-5/8" - 52.75"]
Hem: 88-96-104-114-122 cm
[34-5/8" - 37.75" - 41" - 44-7/8" - 48"]

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
600-700-800-850-950gr nr 01 natural
50-100-100-100-100 gr nr 55 light brown heather
50-50-50-50-50 gr nr 56 dark brown heather
50-50-50-50-50 gr nr 30 denim blue

Or use:
Materials: DROPS Merino Extra Fine from Garnstudio
600-700-800-850-950gr nr 01 natural
50-100-100-100-100 gr nr 07 light brown
50-50-50-50-50 gr nr 06 brown
50-50-50-50-50 gr nr 23 grey blue

DROPS 3 mm and 4 mm circular and double-pointed needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - 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 American English, please click here.
Gauge: 21 sts x 28 rows on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

Rib: *K 4, P 4*, repeat from *-*.

Pattern: See the chart. The pattern is knit entirely in stockinette st, and is seen from the right side.
In M.2 one row in the chart is 2 rows in garter st.

Decreasing tip:
All decs are made on the right side. Dec 1 st as follows:
Before marker: K 2 tog.
After marker: Sl 1 as if to knit, K 1, psso.

Body: Cast on 184-200-224-240-256 sts on smaller circular needles with light brown heather Karisma or light brouwn Merino Extra Fine; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 2 rows stockinette st, change to natural and knit rib – see instructions above. When the piece measures 6-7-7-7-7 cm change to larger circular needles and stockinette st, adjusting (inc/dec) on the first row to 184-202-218-240-258 sts. Place a marker at each side (= 92-101-109-120-129 sts between markers).
When the piece measures 8-10-10-10-10 cm inc 1 st at each side of each markers every 3.5-5-5-5-5 cm a total of 7-6-6-6-6 times = 212-226-242-264-282 sts. When the piece measures 34-42-43-44-45 cm bind off 6 sts at each side for armhole (3 sts each side of each marker) = 100-107-115-126-135 sts on Body. Lay piece aside and knit the sleeves.

Sleeve: Cast on 56-56-56-64-64 sts on smaller double-pointed needles with light brown heather Karisma or light brown Merino Extra Fine; join and place a marker at the join. Knit 2 rows stockinette st, change to natural and rib. When the rib measures 8-10-10-10-10 cm change to larger double-pointed needles and stockinette st.
When the piece measures 10-14-12-14-14 cm inc 1 st each side of marker every 3-2-2-2-2 cm a total of 12-16-18-16-18 times = 80-88-92-96-100 sts. When the piece measures 45-47-49-49-51 cm bind off 3 sts each side of marker = 74-82-86-90-94 sts. Put sts on a st holder and knit second sleeve.

Yoke: Put in the sleeves on the same circular needles as Body where you bound off for armholes = 348-378-402-432-458 sts Put a marker in each transition between front, back and sleeves = 4 markers. Knit 0-1-0-1-0 rows before beginning shaping.
Dec every other row 5-7-9-10-12 times (see Decreasing tip above) = 308-322-330-352-362 sts. Knit 1 row, adjusting (inc/dec) to 308-319-330-352-363 sts. On the next row begin Pattern 1. When 5 rows of Pattern 1 remain, dec 14-14-15-16-16 sts by dec the same as before but every other repeat (that is, *K 2 tog, K 3* – in sizes S/M + XXL there will be 2 repeats without decs at end of row) – see that the decs are above the decs in the pattern. After last dec 126-131-135-144-149 sts remain on needles – finish Pattern 1. Then knit 1 row, decreasing evenly distributed to 80-96-96-104-104 sts.

Collar: Change to smaller double pointed needles and P 1 row, K 1 row, P 1 row and K 1 row, then knit rib – see that you get K 4 or P 4 precisely at center front. When the collar measures 10-12-12-14-14 cm bind off all sts in rib.

Assembly: Sew opening under the sleeve.


Measurements: approx. 22 x 150 cm

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
150 gr nr 01 natural
100 gr nr 55 light brown heather
100 gr nr 56 dark brown heather
50 gr nr 30 denim blue.

Or use:
Materials: DROPS merino Extra Fine from Garnstudio
150 gr nr 01 natural
100 gr nr 07 light brown
100 gr nr 06 brown
50 gr nr 23 grey blue.

DROPS 5 mm circular needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge: 19 sts x 38 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.

Pattern: See the chart for Pattern 2.
1 row of chart = 2 rows garter st.

Fringe: Make fringe at each side of scarf by leaving approx. 18-20 cm of yarn at each side with each color of pattern.

Scarf: The scarf is knit lengthwise. Cast on 342 sts with natural and knit 2 rows garter st, decreasing 1 st every 6 sts on the 2nd row (K tog the 5th and 6th sts) = 285 sts. Then work garter st following Pattern 2 – make fringe, see instructions above. When the piece measures 22 cm (or to desired width), then knit 2 rows garter st with natural, increasing 1 st every 6 sts = 342 sts, bind off.

Fringe: Knot every 4 strands of yarn at each end together with a double knot at both sides of scarf.


light brown heather / light brown
dark brown heather / brown
denim blue / grey blue
K2 tog in the color you are using
1 M.2 1 row in diagram = 2 K rows

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