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DROPS 6-6 by DROPS Design

Drops Sweater in Paris with border on body and sleeves

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British 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.
Knitting tension: 17 sts x 23 rows on needle size 5 mm and stocking sts = 10 x 10 cm 22 sts x 22 rows on needle size 4 mm and pattern = 10 x 10 cm

Pattern: See diagram – knit entire pattern in stocking sts!

Body: Cast on 188 sts in black on circular needle size 3 mm and knit 4 cm stocking sts. Pick up stitch loops on cast on edge on a spare needle = 188 sts.
*K1 st from needle and 1 sts from cable needle tog * until finish round = 188 sts = 1 Rolling edge.
Change to circular needle size 4 mm, knit 1 round black and inc 20 sts evenly on round = 208 sts. Knit pattern from diagram, - 1 pattern repeat x 13 in width.
Knit 1 pattern border - 47 rounds in height, and 1 round black – Remember knitting tension -
Piece measures approx 23 cm.
Divide piece into two and knit front and back pieces separately back and forth on needle.

Back piece: = 104 sts. Change to needle size 5 mm. Continue with black and stocking sts until piece measures 49 cm.
Cast off middle 30 sts for neckline and complete each side separately.
Then cast off 3 sts 1 times and 2 sts 1 times on every other row to shape neckline. Cast off remaining 32 sts for shoulder. Total length = 51 cm.

Front piece: = 104 sts. Knit like back piece until piece measures 46 cm. Cast off middle 24 sts for neckline and complete each side separately. Then cast off 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 4 times on every other row to shape neckline. Cast off for shoulder when piece measures 51 cm.

Sleeves: Cast on 36 sts with black on double pointed needles size 3 mm and knit Rolling edge like body. Change to circular needle size 4 mm, knit 1 round black and inc 12 sts evenly on round = 48 sts. Knit pattern for sleeve = 1 pattern repeat x 3 times in width – 27 rounds. See diagram! Change to needle size 5 mm and knit remaining sleeve in black stocking sts, inc on each side mid under sleeve as follows: 1 st x 24 times every 3 rounds = 96 sts. Cast of when sleeve measures 48 cm.

Assembly: Steam piece lightly with a moist cloth on WS. Sew all seams with 1 st for seam! Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx 90 sts around neckline on needle size 3 mm with black. Work 4 cm in stocking sts and then cast off. Fold the edge double to WS and sew. Sew in sleeves.



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