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Knitted DROPS jumper with round yoke and Norwegian pattern in ”Karisma”. Size: S to XXXL.

DROPS 135-43

DROPS design: Pattern no U-622
Yarn group B
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL

Materials: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
Colour no 01, off white:
500-550-600-650-750-800 g
Colour no 56, dark brown mix:
100-100-100-150-150-150 g
Colour no 54, beige brown:
50-50-50-50-50-50 g

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm) SIZE 4 mm - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm. NOTE: It is important that the knitting tension is correct vertically to get the right shape on the round yoke.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm and 80 cm) SIZE 3 mm - for rib

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See diagrams M.1 to M.3. Diagrams M.2 and M.3 are worked in stocking st.

Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 480-520-570-650-700-780 sts on circular needle size 3 mm with off white, work diagram M.1. After diagram M.1, there are 192-208-228-260-280-312 sts on needle. Continue with K 2/P 2 for 4 cm. Switch to circular needle size 4 mm and K 1 round while at the same time dec 24-24-28-28-32-32 sts evenly = 168-184-200-232-248-280 sts. Insert a marker at beg of round and a marker after 84-92-100-116-124-140 sts (these marks the sides). Continue in stocking st. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION!
When piece measures 10-10-11-11-12-12 cm, dec 1 st on each side of both markers. Repeat dec every 3 cm a total of 4 times = 152-168-184-216-232-264 sts. When piece measures 24-24-25-25-26-26 cm, inc 1 st on each side of both markers. Repeat inc every 3 cm a total of 4 times = 168-184-200-232-248-280 sts.
When piece measures 38-39-40-41-42-43 cm, cast off 8-8-8-10-10-10 sts in each side for armholes (i.e. 4-4-4-5-5-5 sts on each side of both markers) = 152-168-184-212-228-260 sts remain on needle.
Put piece aside and work the sleeves.

Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 56-56-60-60-64-68 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm with off white. Work rib = K 2/P 2 for 10 cm. Switch to double pointed needles size 4 mm and K 1 round while at the same time dec 4 sts evenly = 52-52-56-56-60-64 sts. Insert a marker mid under sleeve. Work diagram M.2, then continue in stocking st with off white. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 14 cm, inc 1 st on each side of marker under sleeve. Repeat inc on every 7th-6th-6th-5th-5th-5th round a total of 12-14-14-16-16-16 times = 76-80-84-88-92-96 sts. When piece measures 45 cm in all sizes, cast off 8-8-8-10-10-10 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. 4-4-4-5-5-5 sts on each side of marker) = 68-72-76-78-82-86 sts remain on needle. Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were cast off = 288-312-336-368-392-432 sts. Insert a marker mid back, work until marker, now round beg here! K 1 round with off white while AT THE SAME TIME dec 0-6-12-8-14-18 sts evenly = 288-306-324-360-378-414 sts. Work 0-2-4-7-10-13 rounds in stocking st with off white. Continue with diagram M.3 (= 16-17-18-20-21-23 repetitions on the round). When diagram M.3 has been worked, 112-119-126-140-147-161 sts remain on needle. Work with off white until finished measurements.
K 1 round while at the same time dec evenly to 88-92-96-104-108-112 sts. Then work an elevation in the back as follows: K 7 sts past marker, turn, tighten thread and P 14 sts back, turn, tighten thread and K 21 sts. Continue to work 7 sts in stocking st more on every turn until a total of 70-70-70-84-84-84 sts from last turn have been worked. Turn and K 1 round over all sts until mid back.

Switch to circular needle size 3 mm. K 1 round while at the same time inc 16-16-16-12-12-12 sts evenly = 104-108-112-116-120-124 sts. Continue with rib = K 2/P 2 for 10 cm, then cast off with K over K and P over P.

Sew the openings under the sleeves tog.


K 2 tog
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
stocking st with off white
stocking st with dark brown mix
stocking st with beige brown

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