DROPS / 114 / 8

DROPS 114-8 by DROPS Design

DROPS jumper with cables in ”Alpaca” with 3/4 sleeves or long sleeves. Size S - XXXL.

This pattern still doesn't have a name. Suggest one!

DROPS design: Pattern no Z-442.

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS ALPACA
Colour no 618, light beige:
3/4 sleeves:
250-300-350-350-400-450 g
Long sleeves:
300-350-400-400-450-500 g

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm –
or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm – for rib.

(Continue to pattern...)

Tags:

pattern type: jumpers, pattern/technique: cable, shape: v-neck, waist shaping,

Tips & Help

All our patterns include tutorial videos that can help you finish your project in no time!

See them here!

You can also find step by step tutorials for the most common knitting and crochet techniques in the DROPS Lessons!

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.
PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 and M.2. Diagram shows the pattern from RS.
--------------------------------------------------------

BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 107-121-135-142-163-177 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 2.5 mm with Alpaca. Work rib as follows (first row = RS): 1 edge st, * K3, P4 *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 edge st. When rib measures 2 cm K 1 row from RS, AT THE SAME TIME dec 9-13-17-12-19-19 sts evenly = 98-108-118-130-144-158 sts. Change to needle size 3 mm. P 1 row from WS and continue in stocking st with 1 edge st each side. When piece measures 9 cm dec 1 st each side, repeat the dec on every 2 cm a total of 5 times = 88-98-108-120-134-148 sts. When piece measures 20-21-21-20-20-21 cm inc 1 st each side, repeat the inc on every 3-3-3.5-4-4.5-4.5 cm a total of 5 times = 98-108-118-130-144-158 sts. When piece measures 38-40-41-41-42-44 cm cast off 4 sts each side for armhole and cast off for armhole each side on every other row: 4 sts 0-0-0-1-1-2 times, 2 sts 2-3-5-6-8-9 times and 1 st 0-2-2-1-2-2 times = 82-84-86-88-92-94 sts. Continue in stocking st on all sts. When piece measures 54-57-59-60-62-65 cm cast off the middle 32-34-34-36-38-40 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Cast off 1 st on neckline on every other row 2 times = 23-23-24-24-25-25 sts left on shoulder. Cast off loosely when piece measures 57-60-62-63-65-68 cm.

FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work like back piece until piece measures 20-21-21-20-20-21 cm. On next row inc 1 st each side, repeat the inc on every 3-3-3.5-4-4.5-4.5 cm a total of 5 times = 98-108-118-130-144-158 sts. Continue in stocking st with 1 edge st each until piece measures 33-34-35-36-39-40 cm. Now continue as follows (from RS): 1 edge st, 33-38-43-49-56-63 stocking sts, M.1 (= 30 sts), 33-38-43-49-56-63 stocking sts and 1 edge st. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 38-40-41-41-42-44 cm cast off for armhole each side as described for back piece. Continue up to arrow-A in M.1. On next row from RS cast off for neck as follows: work the first 24 sts of M.1, cast off 2 sts (= mid front) and work the remaining 24 sts of M.1 (work remaining sts in stocking st as before). Insert a marker in piece, and now complete each side separately.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Continue back and forth on needle in stocking st and M.1 as before – remember to cast off for armhole at the side! AT THE SAME TIME on next row from mid front dec 1 st for neck. Continue to arrow-B in diagram for M.1. Now continue with 15 sts rib as shown in M.1, work remaining sts in stocking st as before. AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st for neck inside the 15 sts in rib, and repeat the dec on every 4th row 3-4-4-5-6-7 times = 38-38-39-39-40-40 sts.
Continue until piece measures 11-12-12-13-13-14 cm from marker (adjust to length of armhole on back piece). Now cast off 23-23-24-24-25-25 sts from shoulder towards neckline = 15 sts left on needle. Continue back and forth on needle in rib as before on these 15 sts. Cast off loosely with K over K and P over P after approx 7-7-7-8-8-8 cm (measured from shoulder).

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Like left front piece but mirrored.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams.

3/4 SLEEVES:
Worked back and forth on needle.
LEFT SLEEVE:
Cast on 65-65-72-72-72-79 sts on needle size 2.5 mm with Alpaca. Work rib as follows (first row = RS): 1 edge st, * P4, K3 *, repeat from *-* on 21-21-28-28-28-28 sts, M.2 (= 18 sts), K3, *P4, K3 *, repeat from *-* on the next 21-21-21-21-21-28 sts and 1 edge st. Continue like this up to Arrow-C in M.2. There are now 73-73-80-80-80-87 sts on needle. Change to needle size 3 mm. Continue as follows (from RS): 1 edge st, 21-21-28-28-28-28 stocking sts, M.2 (= 26 sts), 24-24-24-24-24-31 stocking sts and 1 edge st. Work 1 vertical repeat of M.2 like this = 65-65-72-72-72-79 sts on needle. Insert a marker, and now measure piece from here.
Continue in stocking st with 1 edge st each side. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures approx 2 cm from marker inc 1 st each side, repeat the inc on every 1.5-1-1-0.5- 0.5-0.5 cm a total of 8-11-11-14-17-17 times = 81-87-94-100-106-113 sts. When piece measures 17-16-16-15-14-12 cm from marker (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) cast off 4 sts each side. Cast off for sleeve cap at the beg of every row: 2 sts 4-5-5-5-4-4 times each side and 1 st 3-3-5-5-11-14 times each side, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 24-24-25-25-26-26 cm, now cast off 4 sts each side 1 time, and cast off remaining sts. Piece measures a total of approx 43-43-44-44-45-45 cm.

RIGHT SLEEVE:
Cast on 65-65-72-72-72-79 sts on needle size 2.5 mm with Alpaca. Work rib as follows (first row = from RS): 1 edge st, * K3, P4 *, repeat from *-* on 21-21-21-21-21-28 sts, K3, M.2 (= 18 sts), * K3, P4 *, repeat from *-* on the next 21-21-28-28-28-28 sts and 1 edge st. Continue like this up to Arrow-C in M.2. There are now 73-73-80-80-80-87 sts on needle. Change to needle size 3 mm and continue as follows (from RS): 1 edge st, 24-24-24-24-24-31 stocking sts, M.2 (= 26 sts), 21-21-28-28-28-28 stocking sts and 1 edge st. Work 1 vertical repeat of M.2 like this = 65-65-72-72-72-79 sts on needle. Insert a marker, and now measure piece from here. Continue as described for Left Sleeve.


LONG SLEEVES:
Worked back and forth on needle.

LEFT SLEEVE:
Cast on 58-58-65-65-65-72 sts on needle size 2.5 mm with Alpaca. Work rib as follows (first row = RS): 1 edge st, * P4, K3 *, repeat from *-* on 21-21-21-21-21-28 sts, M.2 (= 18 sts), K3, * P4, K3 *, repeat from *-* on the next 14-14-21-21-21-21 sts and 1 edge st. Continue like this up to Arrow-C in M.2. There are now 66-66-73-73-73-80 sts on needle. Change to needle size 3 mm and continue as follows (from RS): 1 edge st, 21-21-21-21-21-28 stocking sts, M.2 (= 26 sts), 17-17-24-24-24-24 stocking sts and 1 edge st. Work 1 vertical repeat of M.2 like this = 58-58-65-65-65-72 sts on needle. Insert a marker, and now measure piece from here. Continue in stocking st with 1 edge st each side. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures approx 1-2-2-1-1-1 cm from marker inc 1 st each side, repeat the inc on every 2.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1-1 cm a total of 12-15-15-18-21-21 times = 82-88-95-101-107-114 sts. When piece measures 31-31-30-30-28-27 cm from marker (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) cast off for 4 sts each side for sleeve cap and cast off for sleeve cap at the beg of every row: 2 sts 4-5-5-5-4-4 times each side and 1 st 3-3-5-5-11-14 times each side, then cast off 2 sts each side until piece measures 38-39-39-40-40-41 cm, now cast off 4 sts each side 1 time, and cast off remaining sts. Piece measures a total of approx 57-58-58-59-59-60 cm.

RIGHT SLEEVE:
Cast on 58-58-65-65-65-72 sts on needle size 2.5 mm with Alpaca. Work rib as follows (first row = RS): 1 edge st, * K3, P4 *, repeat from *-* on 14-14-21-21-21-21 sts, K3, M.2 (= 18 sts), * K3, P4 *, repeat from *-* on the next 21-21-21-21-21-28 sts and 1 edge st. Continue like this up to Arrow-C in M.2. There are now 66-66-73-73-73-80 sts on needle. Change to needle size 3 mm and continue as follows (from RS): 1 edge st, 17-17-24-24-24-24 stocking sts, M.2 (= 26 sts), 21-21-21-21-21-28 stocking sts and 1 edge st. Work 1 vertical repeat of M.2 like this = 58-58-65-65-65-72 sts on needle. Insert a marker, and now measure piece from here. Continue as described for Left Sleeve.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew rib on neck tog mid back and sew to back piece.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= 1 YO between 2 sts, on next row work YO into back of loop to avoid a hole.
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K3, P1 from cable needle.
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P1, K3 from cable needle.
= 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 behind piece, work first st on needle tog with first st on cable needle a total of 3 times.
= P2 tog
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, work first st on cable needle tog with first st on needle a total of 3 times.
= K2 tog


Do you need some help? Here's some tutorial videos that can help you!

For further pattern help, please contact the store where you bought the yarn. Having bought DROPS yarn, you are guaranteed to receive qualified help from a store specializing in the DROPS patterns.

All patterns are carefully reviewed, but we must make reservation for possible mistakes. All patterns are translated from Norwegian and you can always check the original pattern for measurements and calculations.

If you think you have found an error in the pattern, please post your remark or question in our Comments section. Go to original pattern for design DROPS 114-8.