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The Mountaineer by DROPS Design

DROPS Men’s sweater in Karisma Ull Tweed

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DROPS 62-5

Sizes: S/M - M/L (XL - XXL)
Finished measurements: 120-128 (134-138) cm [47.25" - 50-3/8" (52.75" - 54-3/8")]

Materials: DROPS KARISMA ULL-TWEED from Garnstudio
100% pure new wool, 50 g./110 m./120 yards
600-650 (700-800) g color no. 05, dark green

Alternate Yarns:
* DROPS ALASKA, 100% pure new wool, 50 g/75 m./82 yards
* DROPS PARIS, 100% cotton, 50 g/75 m./82 yards
* DROPS SILKE, 100% silk, 50 g/85 m./93 yards
(Be sure to maintain the gauge - if knit too loosely the garment will stretch. Silke is not machine washable).

DROPS 3.5 mm [US 4] and 5 mm [US 8] straight and double pointed needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

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Corrections made to this pattern (after publication)

Chart M.1.
The shall be a cable over 6 sts in the middle of chart on row 5, 39, 45 and 51.

Updated online: 03.03.2006 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

See all corrections to catalogue DROPS 62

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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: 17 sts on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 cm [4"]
70 sts in pattern = approx. 23 cm [9"]

Pattern: See chart (1 chart = 1 repeat). The pattern is seen from the right side.

Garter Stitch, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.
Garter Stitch, when knitting in the round: *Rnd 1, knit. Rnd 2, purl *. Repeat from * - *.

Rib: * K 3, P 3 *. Repeat from * - *.

Front: Cast on 104-110 (116-120) sts on smaller needles and knit 4 rows garter st, increasing 30 sts evenly distributed over the center 40 sts on the last row = 134-140 (146-150) sts. Change to larger needles and establish pattern as follows; 1 edge st (knit in garter st throughout), 31-34 (37-39) sts stockinette st, Pattern 1 (70 sts), 31-34 (37-39) sts stockinette st, 1 edge st (knit in garter st throughout). Knit in pattern as established, following chart for Pattern 1 for the center 70 sts. When the work measures 43-45 (46-49) cm [16-7/8" - 17.75" (18-1/8" - 19.25")] bind off for armhole on each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-1 (2-2) times, 1 st 2-3 (3-3) times = 120-124 (126-130) sts. At the same time, when the work measures 63-65 (66-69) cm [24.75" - 25-5/8" (26" - 27-1/8")] dec 30 sts evenly distributed over the center 56-56 (58-58) sts, then bind off the center 26-26 (28-28) sts for the neck on the next row. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 1 time. 26-28 (28-30) sts remain on the shoulder. Bind off when the work measures 68-70 (72-75) cm [26.75" - 27-5/8" (28.25" - 29.5")].

Back: Cast on 104-110 (116-120) sts on smaller needles and knit 4 rows garter st. Change to larger needles and stockinette st. When the work measures 43-45 (46-49) cm [16-7/8" - 17.75" (18-1/8" - 19.25")] bind off for armhole each side every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1-1 (2-2) times, 1 st 2-3 (3-3) times = 90-94 (96-100) sts. When the work measures 66-68 (70-73) cm [26" - 26.75" (27-5/8" - 28.75")] bind off the center 34-34 (36-36) sts for the neck. Bind off 2 sts at each neck edge on the next row. 26-28 (28-30) sts remain on the shoulder. Bind off when the work measures 68-70 (72-75) cm [26.75" - 27-5/8" (28.25" - 29.5")].

Sleeve: Cast on 54-54 (60-60) sts on smaller double pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib for 6 cm [2-3/8"]. Change to larger double pointed needles and stockinette st. After the rib, inc 1 st each side of marker 13-13 (12-12) times:
Sizes S/M+M/L: every 3 cm [1.25"]
Sizes XL-XXL: alternately every 3 cm [1.25"] and every 4 cm [1.5"]
= 80-80 (84-84) sts. When the work measures 51 cm [20"] bind off 2 sts each side of marker and knit the rest back and forth on the needles. Bind off on each side for sleeve cap every other row: 3 sts 2 times, and then 2 sts on each side until the sleeve measures 57-58 (59-59) cm [22.5" - 22-7/8" (23.25" - 23.25")], bind off.

Assembly: Sew the shoulder seams. Pick up approx. 108-114 sts (divisible by 6 sts) around the neck on smaller double pointed needles; join and purl 1 row, knit 1 row, then knit rib for 15 cm [5-7/8"], bind off loosely in rib. Sew in the sleeves and sew side seams.

Diagram

K
P
4 sts on a cable needle in front of the work, K 4, K 4 from the cable needle
4 sts on a cable needle behind the work, K 4, K 4 from the cable needle
3 sts on a cable needle behind the work, K 3, K 3 from the cable needle
1 st on a cable needle behind the work, K 4, P 1 from the cable needle
4 sts on a cable needle in front of the work, P 1, K 4 from the cable needle
1 st on a cable needle behind the work, K 4, K 1 from the cable needle
4 sts on a cable needle in front of the work, K 1, K 4 from the cable needle


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