DROPS design: Pattern no Z-564-565
Yarn group A
JUMPER: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
HAT: S/M - L/XL
Head circumference: 53/55 - 56/58 cm
Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
300-300-350-400-450-450 g colour no 0517, eco medium grey
50 g colour no 0501, eco light grey
50 g colour no 0100, off white
50 g colour no 3620, red
50 g colour no 8903, black
50-50 g colour no 0517, eco medium grey
50-50 g colour no 0501, eco light grey
50-50 g colour no 0100, off white
50-50 g colour no 3620, red
50-50 g colour no 8903, black
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 3 mm - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm and 80 cm) SIZE 2.5 mm - for rib.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) SIZE 3 mm - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 2.5 mm (40 cm) - for rib
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See diagrams M.1 and M.2 for jumper and diagrams M.3, M.4 and M.5 for hat. All diagrams are worked in stocking st.
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 280-304-328-360-392-424 sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with medium grey. Work rib = K 2/P 2. When piece measures 5-5-5-6-6-6 cm, switch to circular needle size 3 mm. Work 1 round in stocking st while AT THE SAME TIME K tog every 3rd and 4th st the entire round = 210-228-246-270-294-318 sts. Then work diagram M.1 one time vertically. Then continue with medium grey. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 15 cm, dec 14 sts evenly = 196-214-232-256-280-304 sts. Repeat dec when piece measures 19 cm = 182-200-218-242-266-290 sts. Insert a marker in each side (= 91-100-109-121-133-145 sts on front and back piece). When piece measures 23-24-25-26-27-28 cm, inc 1 st on each side of both markers. Repeat inc every 2 cm a total of 7 times = 210-228-246-270-294-318 sts. When piece measures 40-41-42-43-44-45 cm, cast off 12 sts in each side for armholes (i.e. cast off 6 sts on each side of both markers) = 186-204-222-246-270-294 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and work the sleeves.
Worked in the round on double pointed needles. Cast on 68-72-72-72-80-80 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with medium grey. Work rib = K 2/P 2 for 4-4-4-5-5-5 cm. Switch to double pointed needles size 3 mm. K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-12-12-12-14-14 sts evenly = 60-60-60-60-66-66 sts. K 1 round, then work diagram M.1. When diagram M.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, continue with medium grey. AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round adjust no of sts to 61-61-62-63-68-69. Insert a marker at beg of round = mid under sleeve. At the same time when piece measures 9-9-9-10-10-12 cm, inc 1 st on each side of marker mid under sleeve.
Repeat inc every 4-3-2½-2-2-1½ cm a total of 10-13-14-17-18-19 times = 81-87-90-97-104-107 sts. When piece measures 48-48-47-47-47-47 cm (NOTE! Shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of broader shoulder width) work 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME casting off 12 sts mid under sleeve (= 6 sts on each side of marker) = 69-75-78-85-92-95 sts. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were cast off = 324-354-378-416-454-484 sts. Place a marker in the transition between back piece and left sleeve, round begins here.
K 1 round with medium grey while AT THE SAME TIME dec 18-12-18-20-22-16 sts evenly = 306-342-360-396-432-468 sts. Then work 0-2-5-1-4-7 rounds with medium grey before continuing with diagram M.2 – see diagram for size. When diagram M.2 has been worked vertically, 119-133-140-132-144-156 sts remain on needle. Work with medium grey until finished measurements.
Insert a marker mid back - 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 96-96-112-112-112-128 sts have been worked since last turning point, turn and K 1 round until mid back again. Then K 1 round while at the same time dec evenly to 116-120-124-128-132-140 sts.
Switch to circular needle 2.5 mm, work rib = K 2/P 2 for approx. 10 cm. Cast off with K over K and P over P.
Sew the openings under the sleeves tog. Fold the neck double towards WS and fasten on the inside.
Worked in the round on circular needle and then on double pointed needles. Cast on 148-156 sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm with medium grey. K 1 round. Continue with rib = K 2/P 2. When rib measures 4-5 cm, K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 22-24 sts evenly = 126-132 sts. Switch to circular needle size 3 mm. Then work diagram M.3.
REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When diagram M.3 has been worked, continue with diagram M.4 - AT THE SAME TIME on 1st round, dec 14-4 sts evenly = 112-128 sts.
When diagram M.4 has been worked, continue with diagram M.5 and dec according to pattern. When diagram M.5 has been worked, 14-16 sts remain on needle. Work 1 round with light grey while AT THE SAME TIME K all sts tog 2 by 2 = 7-8 sts. Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts. Tighten tog and fasten.
The hat is approx. 25-26 cm high.
Make 1 pompom of approx. 6 cm in diameter with medium grey. Sew the pompom on the top of the hat.
K 2 tog
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