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Knitted DROPS jumper with lace pattern in ”Bomull-Lin”. Size S-XXXL

DROPS 137-28

DROPS design: Pattern no L-110
Yarn group C
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-90-100-110-120-130 cm / 31½''-35½''-39 3/8''-43 3/8''-47¼''-51''
Full length: 57-57-60-63-66-66 cm / 22½"-22½"-23½"-24 3/4"-26"-26"

Materials: DROPS BOMULL-LIN from Garnstudio
Color no 02, off white:
450-500-550-600-650-700 g

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 4.5 mm / US 7 (80 cm / 32'') - or size needed to get 16 sts x 26 rows in diagram M.1 (20 sts x 26 rows in stockinette st) = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''. 1 repetition of diagram M.1 measures approx. 5 cm / 2'' in width and 3 cm / 1 1/8'' vertically.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 4 mm / US 6 (60 cm / 24'') - for rib

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

See diagram M.1. The diagram shows the pattern from RS. NOTE: The YOs are not worked on return row but slipped off the needle to make holes.

Worked back and forth on circular needle. Cast on 80-88-96-106-114-122 sts with Bomull-Lin on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6. Work 1st row from RS as follows: 1 edge st in garter st - See explanation above, * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*, 1 edge st in garter st. Work rib like this for 6 cm / 2 3/8''.
On next row from RS, switch to circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 and work diagram M.1 with 1 edge st in garter st in each side - AT THE SAME TIME on 1st row dec 14-14-14-16-16-16 sts evenly = 66-74-82-90-98-106 sts (= 8-9-10-11-12-13 repetitions of diagram M.1 + 1 edge st in garter st in each side).
When diagram M.1 has been worked 7-7-7-8-8-8 times vertically (piece measures approx. 27-27-27-30-30-30 cm / 10½"-10½"-10½"-11 3/4"-11 3/4"-11 3/4") cast on new sts for sleeves in each side as follows (beg from RS) – NOTE: Work the new sts in the pattern: Cast on 1 new st in each side on every 4th row (i.e. on every other row from RS) a total of 4 times, then cast on 2 new sts at the end of every row a total of 6 times in each side, then cast on 8 new sts at the end of the next 2 rows and finally 16 new sts at the end of the next 2 rows = 146-154-162-170-178-186 sts (= 40 new sts in each side, diagram M.1 has now been worked 11-11-11-12-12-12 times vertically and piece measures approx. 39-39-39-42-42-42 cm / 15 1/4"-15 1/4"-15 1/4"-16½"-16½"-16½").
Continue until M.1 has been worked 15-15-16-17-18-18 times vertically (piece measures approx. 51-51-54-57-60-60 cm / 20"-20"-21 1/4"-22½"-23½"-23½"). On next row from RS bind off the middle 22-22-24-24-26-26 sts for neck = 62-66-69-73-76-80 sts remain on each shoulder. Now finish each shoulder separately.

bind off for neck at the beg of every row from RS as follows: bind off 3 sts 1 times, 2 sts 1 time, and 1 st 2 times = 55-59-62-66-69-73 sts.
When diagram M.1 has been worked 16-16-17-18-19-19 times vertically (piece measures approx. 54-54-57-60-63-63 cm / 21 1/4"-21 1/4"-22½"-23½"-24 3/4"-24 3/4"), work in garter st over all sts until finished measurements – while AT THE SAME TIME binding off for diagonal shoulder at the beg of every row from WS as follows: 8-8-8-12-12-12 sts 2 times and then 8 sts 2 times = 23-27-30-26-29-33 sts remain on needle.
Loosely bind off all sts on next row from RS (piece measures approx. 57-57-60-63-66-66 cm / 22½"-22½"-23½"-24 3/4"-26"-26").

Work as right shoulder but reversed.

Work front piece the same way as back piece.

Graft/sew shoulder/sleeve seams from RS.

Worked back and forth on circular needle. Pick up from RS 50-50-60-60-70-70 sts along bottom edge on sleeve with circular needle size 4 mm / US 6. Work rib as follows: 1 edge st in garter st, * K 1, P 1 *, repeat from *-*, 1 edge st in garter st. Work rib for 5 cm / 2'', loosely bind off all sts with K over K and P over P.

Sew side and under arm seams in one inside 1 edge st.

The neck edge is worked in the round on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 as follows: Beg mid back, pick up from RS approx. 100 - 110 sts inside 1 edge st around the neck. K next round while at the same time adjusting no of sts to 98-98-102-102-106-106. Then work rib (K 1/P 1) for approx. 2 cm / 3/4'', loosely bind off all sts with K over K and P over P.


K from RS
K from WS
1 YO between 2 sts
2 YO between 2 sts

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