DROPS Extra / 0-553

Admiral's Braid by DROPS Design

DROPS sweater in ”Eskimo” or "Andes" with cables mid front. Size S to XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no EE-272-A

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
colour no 47m, light beige mix.
800-900-1000-1050-1150-1300 g.

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Materials: DROPS Andes from Garnstudio
colour no 0619, beige.
900-1000-1100-1100-1200-1400 g.

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 8 mm – or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) size 7 mm – for rib.

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pattern type: jumpers, pattern/technique: cable, shape: high collar, sleeves: long sleeves,

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PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 to M.3 - pattern in diagram is seen from RS.
In M.2 number of sts inc from 31 to 37 sts.
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FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 69-75-81-87-93-99 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 7 mm with Eskimo. P 1 row from WS and work next row as follows from RS:
SIZE S + L + XXL: 1 edge st, * P3, K3 * repeat from *-* a total of 3-4-5 times, M.1 (= 31 sts), * K3, P3 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3-4-5 times and finish with 1 edge st.
SIZE M + XL + XXXL: 1 edge st, K3, * P3, K3 * repeat from *-* a total of 3-4-5 times, M.1 (= 31 sts), * K3, P3 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3-4-5 times and finish with K3 and 1 edge st.
Continue in pattern like this. When piece measures 11 cm - adjust so that next row is from WS – work 1 row with M.2 instead of M.1 with remaining sts as before. There are now 6 inc sts mid front = 75-81-87-93-99-105 sts in total. Change to needle size 8 mm and continue in stocking st with the middle 37 sts in M.3, AT THE SAME TIME on row 1 dec 6-7-8-8-8-7 stocking sts evenly each side of M.3 = 63-67-71-77-83-91 sts. Continue in stocking st and M.3 with 1 edge st each side. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 53-55-57-59-61-62 cm cast off for armhole each side at the beg of every row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 0-0-1-1-2-3 times and 1 st 1-2-1-3-3-4 times = 55-57-59-61-63-65 sts.
When piece measures 65-68-71-73-76-78 cm K2 tog on all sts on the 2 cables and dec 1 st in the P-section on the outside of each cable = 10 dec sts. On next row slip the middle 11-11-11-13-13-13 sts on a stitch holder for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Cast off to shape the neckline on every other row: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = 13-14-15-15-16-17 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 73-76-79-82-85-87 cm.

BACK PIECE:
Cast on 65-71-77-83-89-95 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 7 mm with Eskimo. P 1 row from WS and work next row as follows from RS:
SIZE S + L + XXL: 1 edge st, * K3, P3 *, repeat from *-*, finish with K3 and 1 edge st.
SIZE M + XL + XXXL: 1 edge st, * P3, K3 *, repeat from *-* and finish with P3 and 1 edge st.
When piece measures 12 cm change to needle size 8 mm. Continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME dec 12-14-16-16-16-14 sts evenly on first row = 53-57-61-67-73-81 sts. When piece measures 53-55-57-59-61-62 cm cast off for armhole each side as described for front piece = 45-47-49-51-53-55 sts. When piece measures approx 71-74-77-80-83-85 cm (adjust to 2 cm before finished measurements – adjust to front piece) cast off the middle 17-17-17-19-19-19 sts for neck and complete each shoulder separately. Cast off 1 st on neckline on next row = 13-14-15-15-16-17 sts left on shoulder. Cast off when piece measures 73-76-79-82-85-87 cm.

SLEEVE:
Cast on 32-32-38-38-38-38 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 7 mm with Eskimo. P 1 row from WS and continue in rib, K3/P3, with 1 edge st each side. When piece measures 10 cm change to needle size 8 mm and continue in stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME dec 2-0-4-2-0-0 sts evenly on first row = 30-32-34-36-38-38 sts. When piece measures 12 cm inc 1 st each side and repeat the inc on every 6.5-6.5-5.5-5-5-4 cm a total of 6-6-7-7-7-8 times = 42-44-48-50-52-54 sts. When piece measures 49-48-48-46-45-43 cm (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) cast off for sleeve cap at the beg of every row each side: 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 0-1-1-2-2-3 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 54 cm for all sizes, now cast off 4 sts 1 time each side and cast off remaining sts, Piece measures approx 55 cm for all sizes.

ASSEMBLY: Sew shoulder seams.

NECK:
Pick up approx 56 to 80 sts (divisible by 6 + 2, includes sts on stitch holder mid front) round neck on circular needle size 7 mm. Work rib, K3/P3 – make sure to have K sts over K sts in M.3 mid front and K4 instead of K3 on cables mid front. Cast off loosely with K over K and P over P when neck measures 14-14-14-16-16-16 cm

FURTHER ASSEMBLY: Set in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams inside 1 edge st.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= P2 in this st
= slip 4 sts on cable needle behind piece, K4, K4 from cable needle.
= Slip 4 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K4, K4 from cable needle

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