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DROPS 117-48 by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS cushion cover with cables in ”Alaska”.

DROPS 117-48

DROPS design: Pattern no X-335

Size: approx 50 cm x 50 cm / 19¾" x 19¾"

Materials: DROPS ALASKA from Garnstudio
400 g color no 02, off-white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32'') size 5 mm/US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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GARTER ST (in the round): K 1 round, P 1 round.

CABLE PATTERN: See diagrams M.1, M.2, M3, M.4 and M.5. Diagrams show the pattern from RS.

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CUSHION COVER:
Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 172 sts with Alaska on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 and work 4 rounds GARTER ST - see above, AT THE SAME TIME on last round inc 52 sts evenly = 224 sts (inc 1 st after approx every 3rd st).
Work next round as follows: 2 garter sts, M.1 (= 24 sts), M.2 (= 12 sts), M.3 on the next 36 sts, M.4 (= 12 sts), M.1, 4 garter sts, M.1, M.2, M.3 on the next 36 sts, M.4, M.1, finish with 2 garter sts. REMEMBER THE GAUGE. Continue in pattern like this until there are 3 vertical repeats of M.5. Piece now measures approx 47 cm / 18½''.
K 1 round on all sts, AT THE SAME TIME dec 52 sts evenly on round = 172 sts. Finish with 3 rounds garter st and bind off. Piece measures approx 50 cm / 19¾".

ASSEMBLY:
Sew cover tog at bottom edge and at the top.

Diagram

K
P
slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
slip 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle
slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P1, K3 from cable needle
Slip 1 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, P1 from cable needle

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