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Santorini Blue by DROPS Design

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

DROPS 139-33

DROPS design: Pattern no W-432
Yarn group C
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 86-94-102-114-126-138 cm / 34"-37"-40"-45"-49½"-54 1/4"
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
Color no 30, denim blue:
200-200-250-250-300-300 g
Color no 16, white:
200-200-250-250-300-300 g

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 14 sts x 25 rows with pattern = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 4.5 mm / US 7 (60 cm / 24'') - for rib

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. NOTE: All edge sts are worked in garter st.

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1. The diagram shows both rows in the pattern seen from RS.

STRIPES:
Work * 10 rows white, 10 rows denim blue *. Repeat from *-*.

INCREASE TIP:
Inc 1 st by getting the thread between 2 sts from previous row - K this st twisted, i.e. work in back loop of st instead of front to avoid holes. NOTE: Work inc sts in stockinette st until they can be worked in pattern in each side.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 70-76-82-94-102-110 sts with denim blue on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7. Work rib (K 1/P 1) with 1 edge st in garter st - Read explanation above - in each side for 4 cm / 1½''. NOTE: On last row from WS, dec 8-8-8-12-12-12 sts evenly = 62-68-74-82-90-98 sts.
Then switch to needle size 5 mm / US 8 and white - At the same time work diagram M.1 and STRIPES - Read explanation above - with 1 edge st in each side. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 37-38-39-40-41-42 cm / 14½''-15''-15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½'', insert a marker in each side of piece (armholes beg here).
Continue to work until piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''. Now bind off the middle 18-20-20-22-22-24 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Bind off 2 sts at beg of next row from neck = 20-22-25-28-32-35 sts remain on the shoulder.
Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.

FRONT PIECE:
Cast on and work as on back piece until piece measures 43-45-46-48-49-51 cm / 17"-17 3/4"-18"-19"-19 1/4"-20". Now bind off the middle 12-14-14-16-14-16 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Then bind off for neck at the beg of every row from neck (= every other row) as follows: bind off 2 sts 1 time, 1 st 1 time.
Then bind off 1 st at beg of every other row from neck (= every 4th row) a total of 2-2-2-2-3-3 times = 20-22-25-28-32-35 sts remain on shoulder.
Loosely bind off all sts when piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on needle. Cast on 38-40-42-46-48-50 sts with denim blue on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7. Work rib K 1/P 1 with 1 edge st in each side for 4 cm / 1½''. NOTE: On last row from WS, dec 8-8-8-10-10-10 sts evenly = 30-32-34-36-38-40 sts. Then switch to needle size 5 mm / US 8 and white - At the same time work diagram M.1 and STRIPES. When piece measures 5 cm / 2'', inc 1 st - Read INCREASE TIP above - inside 1 edge st in each side.
Repeat inc every 2½- 2½-2½-2-2-1½ cm / 7/8"-7/8"-7/8"-3/4"-3/4"-½" a total of 10-10-10-12-12-12 times = 50-52-54-60-62-64 sts.
Continue until piece measures 34-33-32-30-29-28 cm / 13½"-13"-12½"-11 3/4"-11 3/8"-11" (shorter measurements in the larger sizes because of wider shoulders).
Loosely bind off all sts.
Knit another sleeve the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Graft or sew shoulder seams from RS with neat stitches. Sew in sleeves between markers in each side inside 1 edge st. Sew sleeve and side seams in one.

NECK EDGE:
Work around the neck with denim blue on circular needle size 4.5 mm / US 7 as follows: Beg mid back, pick up from RS approx. 90 to 110 sts inside 1 edge st around the neck.
K next round - while AT THE SAME TIME adjusting no of sts to 90-94-98-104-108-112.
Then work rib (K 1/P 1) until neck edge measures 2 cm / 3/4'', loosely bind off all sts with K over K and P over P.

Diagram

From RS: K 2 tog. From WS: P 2 tog
1 YO between 2 sts

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