DROPS / 111 / 4

DROPS 111-4 by DROPS Design

DROPS dress in ”Muskat” with lace pattern, short sleeves and crochet borders. Size XS - XXL.

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Size: XS - S - M - L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 78-86-94-102-118-126 cm /30Ύ’’-33 7/8’’-37’’-40’’-46½’’-49½’’
Full length: 86-88-90-92-94-96 cm /33 7/8’’-34 5/8’’-35½’’-36Ό’’-37’’-37Ύ’’

Materials: DROPS MUSKAT from Garnstudio
color no 30, yellow: 500-550-600-650-750-800 g

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) size 4.5 mm /US 7 – or size needed to get 20 sts x 26 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm / G/6.

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pattern type: dresses, shape: v-neck, waist shaping, sleeves: short sleeves, technique: lace,

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. 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.
GARTER ST (in the round): K 1 round, P 1 round.

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

PATTERN: See diagram M.1 and M.2 – the diagrams show the pattern from the RS.

DECREASING TIP-1:
Dec as follows before marker: K2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso. NOTE! Make sure not to shift P sts in M.1 when decreasing.

DECREASING TIP-2:
Make all dec from RS inside 9 pattern sts and 3 garter sts = 12 sts.
Dec as follows before 12 sts: K2 tog.
Dec as follows after 12 sts: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso.

INCREASING TIP: Inc 1 st on each side of st with marker by making 1 YO. Work YO into back of loop on return row to avoid a hole.
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DRESS: Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 204-216-240-252-276-288 sts on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with Muskat. P 1 round, K 1 round, P 1 round and continue in M.1.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
When piece measures 18-18-18-20-22-26 cm / 7”-7”-7”-8”-8Ύ”-10Ό” insert 6 markers in piece as follows: Work 32-34-38-40-44-46 sts, insert Marker-1, work 37-39-43-45-49-51 sts, insert Marker-2, work 33-35-39-41-45-47 sts, insert Marker-3 in the last of these sts (= the side), work 32-34-38-40-44-46 sts, insert Marker-4, work 37-39-43-45-49-51 sts, insert Marker-5, work 33-35-39-41-45-47 sts, insert Marker-6 in the last of these sts (= the other side). On next round dec 1 st on each side of Marker-3 and -6 (i.e. at the sides) – SEE DECREASING TIP-1 – and repeat the dec on every 6th round a total of 13-12-14-13-11-10 times.
AT THE SAME TIME when doing the 8-7-9-8-6-5 dec, also dec 1 st by the other markers as follows: AFTER Marker-1 and Marker-4 and BEFORE Marker-2 and Marker-5 – SEE DECREASING TIP-1. Repeat these dec on every 6th round (i.e. on the same rounds as dec at the sides) a total of 6 times.
When all dec are complete there are 128-144-160-176-208-224 sts on round. Continue in M.1 until piece measures approx 47-48-49-50-51-52 cm / 18½’’-19’’-19Ό’’-19Ύ’’-20’’-20½’’ – adjust to after at least 2 rounds stockinette st. Now remove Marker-1, -2, -4 and -5.
Continue in M.2 – beg by arrow for your size at bottom of diagram so that st mid front = arrow at top of diagram.
After 1 vertical repeat of M.2 work next round as follows:
19-23-27-31-39-43 stockinette sts, M.2 (continue from row 7 in chart and repeat from row 7-22)on 25 sts mid front and stockinette st on remaining sts on round. AT THE SAME TIME on round 4 inc 1 st on each side of the markers at sides – SEE INCREASING TIP – and repeat the inc on every 4 round a total of 7 times = 156-172-188-204-236-252 sts. When piece measures approx 67-68-69-70-71-72 cm / 26 3/8’’-26Ύ’’-27 1/8’’-27½’’-28’’-28 3/8’’ (adjust so that next round is a round with YO) work 4 rounds garter st – see above – on 7 sts mid front, with remaining sts as before. On next round bind off the middle st at front for split and on the same round bind off 7 sts each side for armhole (= st with marker + 3 sts on each side of this).
Now complete each piece separately.

LEFT FRONT PIECE: = 35-39-43-47-55-59 sts. Continue with 3 garter sts towards neckline, 9 sts of M.2 and stockinette st on remaining sts. AT THE SAME TIME dec for neckline and armhole as follows:
NECKLINE: Dec 1 st on neckline inside 12 sts – SEE DECREASING TIP-2 - and repeat the dec on every other row a total of 9-10-10-10-10-11 times and then on every 4th row 5-5-5-6-6-6 times.
ARMHOLE: bind off for armhole at the beg of every row from the side: 3 sts 0-0-1-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 0-1-1-2-3-4 times and 1 st 1-2-2-3-3-4 times. When all dec are complete there are 20-20-21-21-24-24 sts left on shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 86-88-90-92-94-96 cm / 33 7/8’’-34 5/8’’-35½’’-36Ό’’-37’’-37Ύ’’.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE: Like left front piece, but mirrored.

BACK PIECE: = 71-79-87-95-111-119 sts. Continue in stockinette at and bind off for armhole each side as described for front piece = 69-71-73-75-81-83 sts. When piece measures 83-85-87-89-91-93 cm / 32Ύ’’-33½’’-34Ό’’-35’’-35Ύ’’-36 5/8’’ work 4 rows garter st on the middle 35-37-37-39-39-41 sts, with remaining sts in stockinette st. Now bind off the middle 29-31-31-33-33-35 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Continue in stockinette st with 3 garter sts towards neckline and bind off when piece measures 86-88-90-92-94-96 cm / 33 7/8’’-34 5/8’’-35½’’-36Ό’’-37’’-37Ύ’’.

SLEEVE: Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 62-62-68-68-74-80 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 with Muskat. Work 4 rows garter st and continue in M.1 with 1 edge st each side. When piece measures 2 cm / 3/4’’ inc 1 st each side, and repeat the inc on every other row a total of 2-4-3-5-5-4 times, work inc sts in stockinette st = 66-70-74-78-84-88 sts. When piece measures 6 cm / 2 3/8’’ bind off for sleeve cap each side at the beg of every row: 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times and 1 st 1-2-4-5-6-8 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 12-13-14-15-16-17 cm /
4Ύ’’-5 1/8’’-5½’’-6’’-6Ό’’-6Ύ’’, now bind off 4 sts each side 1 time and bind off remaining sts, piece measures approx 13-14-15-16-17-18 cm / 5 1/8’’-5½’’-6’’-6Ό’’-6Ύ’’-7’’.

ASSEMBLY: Sew shoulder seams. Sew sleeve seams inside 1 edge st and set in sleeves.

CROCHET BORDERS: Crochet a border with crochet hook size 4 mm / G/6 and Muskat round sleeve edges and along bottom edge of dress as follows:
ROUND 1: 1 sc in first st, * 4 ch, skip 2 sts, 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.
ROUND 2: Work sl sts to the middle of the first ch-loop, 1 sc round ch-loop, * 2 ch, 1 sc round next ch-loop, 5 ch, 1 sc round next ch-loop *, repeat from *-* but fasten the last loop with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.
ROUND 3: Crochet 1 sc in each of the small ch-loops and crochet 1 sc, 5 dc and 1 sc in each of the large ch-loops, finish round with 1 sl st in first sc.
Crochet a border round neckline with crochet hook size 4 mm / G/6 and Muskat as follows – beg mid back: 1 sc in first st, * 1 picot (= 4 ch, 1 st in first ch), skip approx 1.5 cm / ½’’, 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* and finish round with 1 sl st in first sc from beg of round.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= K2 tog, 1 YO
= 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso
= 1 YO, slip 1 st as if to K, K2 tog, psso, 1 YO


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