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Knitted DROPS jumper with round yoke and Norwegian pattern in ”Nepal”, ”Alpaca” and ”Fabel”. Size: S to XXXL.

DROPS 131-23

DROPS design: Pattern no NE-058
Yarn group C and A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
Colour no 0506m, dark grey:
500-550-600-700-800-900 g
And use: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
Colour no 3770, dark pink:
100-100-100-100-150-150 g
And use: DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
Colour no 310p, sunset:
100-100-100-100-150-150 g

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) size 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stocking st with 1 thread Nepal = 10 x 10 cm.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm and 80 cm) SIZE 4 mm - for rib.

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  • DROPS NEPAL UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.00 GBP
    n/a
  • DROPS NEPAL MIX (50g)
    2.00 GBP
    n/a
  • DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.90 GBP
    n/a
  • DROPS ALPACA MIX (50g)
    2.90 GBP
    n/a
  • DROPS FABEL UNI COLOUR (50g)
    2.00 GBP
    n/a
  • DROPS FABEL PRINT (50g)
    2.10 GBP
    n/a
  • DROPS FABEL LONG PRINT (50g)
    2.30 GBP
    n/a
  • DROPS FABEL SPRAY PRINT (50g)
    2.30 GBP
    n/a
  • DROPS FABEL MOULINE (50g)
    2.00 GBP
    n/a

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PATTERN:
See diagram M.1, M.2 and M.3 – all diagrams are worked in stocking st and show 1 repetition of pattern.
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BODY:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 192-204-228-240-264-288 sts on circular needle size 4 mm with 1 thread Nepal. Work 1 round in stocking st, continue with rib = K 3/P 3 for 8 cm. Then work 1 round in stocking st while at the same time K tog every 5th and 6th st = 160-170-190-200-220-240 sts.
Switch to circular needle size 5mm, insert a marker at beg of round and a marker after 80-85-95-100-110-120 sts (these mark the sides). Work 1 round in stocking st, then work diagram M.1. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! After diagram M.1, continue in stocking st with Nepal – AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 12-13-14-15-16-17 cm, dec 1 st on each side of markers. Repeat dec every 3 cm a total of 6 times = 136-146-166-176-196-216 sts. When piece measures 34-35-36-37-38-39 cm, inc 1 st on each side of markers. Repeat inc every 4 cm a total of 3 times = 148-158-178-188-208-228 sts. When piece measures 47-48-49-50-51-52 cm, cast off 8-8-10-10-12-12 sts in each side on next round (i.e. 4-4-5-5-6-6 sts on each side of markers) = 132-142-158-168-184-204 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and work the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 48-48-54-54-60-60 sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm with 1 thread Nepal. Work 1 round in stocking st, continue with rib = K 3/P 3 for 6 cm. Continue to work 1 round in stocking st while at the same time dec 8-8-4-4-10-10 sts evenly = 40-40-50-50-50-50 sts. Switch to double pointed needles size 5 mm, insert a marker at beg of round. Work 1 round in stocking st, then work diagram M.1, continue in stocking st with Nepal. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 11 cm, inc 1 st on each side of marker under sleeve. Repeat inc every 3-3-4-3-3-2½ cm a total of 11-12-9-11-12-14 times = 62-64-68-72-74-78 sts. When piece measures 46 cm, cast off 8-8-10-10-12-12 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. 4-4-5-5-6-6 sts on each side of marker) = 54-56-58-62-62-66 sts. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were cast off = 240-254-274-292-308-336 sts. K 1 round with Nepal while at the same time dec 10-24-21-16-9-14 sts evenly = 230-230-253-276-299-322 sts. Work 0-1-3-5-7-9 rounds with Nepal. Then work diagram M.2 (it looks nicer if 1 star is mid front). After diagram M.2, continue with diagram M.3. After diagram M.3, 100-100-110-120-130-140 sts remain on needle. Finish piece with 1 thread Alpaca and 1 thread Fabel. Work 1 round in stocking st while at the same time dec 20-16-22-24-30-36 sts evenly = 80-84-88-96-100-104 sts. Yoke measures approx. 21-22-23-24-25-26 cm vertically. Insert a marker mid back and work until marker. Then work an elevation in the back as follows: K 8 sts past marker mid back, turn, tighten thread and P 16 sts back, turn, tighten thread and K 24 sts, turn, continue to work 8 sts more in stocking st for every turn until a total of 64-64-64-80-80-80 sts have been worked from last turning point, turn and K 1 round until mid back again.

NECK:
Switch to circular needle size 4 mm. K 1 round while at the same time inc 10-12-14-6-8-10 sts evenly = 90-96-102-102-108-114 sts. Continue with rib = K 3/P 3 for 10 cm, then cast off with K over K and P over P.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves tog.

Diagram

1 thread Nepal
1 thread Fabel and 1 thread Alpaca
K 2 tog


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