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Sarah's Delight by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS vest with cables in ”Karisma”. Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no u-671
Yarn group B
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 80-88-96-106-118-130 cm /
31½''-34 5/8''-37¾''-41¾''-46½''-51''
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm /
21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''

Materials: DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio
350-400-450-450-500-550 g color no 64, gray purple

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 4 mm / US 6 - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2.5 - for garter st and rib.

DROPS ANGULAR SILVER BUTTON NO 534: 3 pieces for all sizes

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pattern type: vests, pattern/technique: cable, shape: pocket, v-neck, waist shaping,

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

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 to A.6. Diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS.

DECREASE TIP:
Dec inside A.4/A.6. All dec are done from RS!
Dec as follows before A.6: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after A.4: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.

BUTTONHOLES:
Bind off for buttonholes on right band.
1 buttonhole = K tog third and fourth st from mid front and make 1 YO.
Bind off for buttonholes when piece measures:
SIZE S: 16, 22 and 28 cm /
6¼", 8¾" and 11"
SIZE M: 16, 23 and 29 cm /
6¼", 9" and 11 3/8"
SIZE L: 17, 23 and 30 cm /
6¾", 9" and 11¾"
SIZE XL: 18, 24 and 31 cm /
7", 9½" and 12¼"
SIZE XXL: 18, 25 and 32 cm /
7", 9¾" and 12½"
SIZE XXXL: 19, 26 and 33 cm /
7½", 10¼" and 13"
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 86-94-102-114-126-138 sts (includes 1 edge st in each side) on needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with Karisma. K 10 rows in GARTER ST - see explanation above.
Work next row as follows (from RS): 1 edge st in garter st, K 25-29-33-39-45-51, K 34 sts while AT THE SAME TIME inc 8 sts evenly over these sts, K 25-29-33-39-45-51 and 1 edge st in garter st = 94-102-110-122-134-146 sts.
Switch to needle size 4 mm / US 6, work next row as follows from WS: 1 edge st in garter st, P 25-29-33-39-45-51, A.1 (= 42 sts), P 25-29-33-39-45-51 and 1 edge st in garter st.
Continue with A.1 and in stockinette st over 25-29-33-39-45-51 sts and 1 edge st in garter st in each side.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 5 cm / 2'', dec 1 st in each side, repeat dec every 3 cm / 1 1/8'' 3 more times = 86-94-102-114-126-138 sts.
When A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, continue with A.2 over sts in A.1.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 20 cm / 8'', inc 1 st in each side, repeat inc every 5-5½-5½-6-6½-6½ cm / 2"-2 1/4"-2 1/4"-2 3/8"-2½"-2½" 3 more times = 94-102-110-122-134-146 sts.
When piece measures 38-39-40-41-42-43 cm / 15-15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½''-17'', bind off for armholes at the beg of every row in each side as follows: 3 sts 1-1-1-2-2-2 times, 2 sts 2-3-4-5-6-8 times and 1 st 2-3-4-4-7-8 times = 76-78-80-82-84-86 sts.
When piece measures 50-52-54-56-58-60 cm / 19 3/4''-20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8'', dec 8 sts evenly over the middle 42 sts = 68-70-72-74-76-78 sts.
On next row from RS work as follows: 9-10-11-12-13-14 sts in stockinette st, * P 2, K 2 *, repeat from *-* over the next 48 sts, P 2, 9-10-11-12-13-14 sts in stockinette st.
When piece measures 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8'', bind off the middle 34 sts = 17-18-19-20-21-22 sts remain on each shoulder.
Finish each shoulder separately.
Continue with 9-10-11-12-13-14 sts in stockinette st, P 2, K 2, P 2, K 1 and 1 st in garter st towards the neck, bind off with K over K and P over P when piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Cast on 49-53-57-63-69-75 sts (includes 1 edge st in the side) on needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with Karisma.
Work as follows – from RS: A.3 (= 14 sts), work in garter st over the last 35-39-43-49-55-61 sts.
Continue this pattern until A.3 has been worked 1 time vertically = 51-55-59-65-71-77 sts.
Switch to needles size 4 mm / US 6. Now work as follows from RS: A.4 (= 16 sts), stockinette st over the last 34-38-42-48-54-60 sts, 1 edge st in garter st.
Continue this pattern upwards, when piece measures 5 cm / 2'', dec in the side as on back piece = 47-51-55-61-67-73 sts.
When piece measures 16-16-17-18-18-19 cm / 6 1/4"-6 1/4"-6 3/4"-7"-7"-7½", beg bind off for BUTTONHOLES - see explanation above.
When piece measures 20 cm / 8'', inc in the side as on back piece.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 29-30-31-32-33-34 cm / 11 3/8''-11¾''-12¼''-12½''-13''-13 3/8'', dec 1 st towards mid front - READ DECREASE TIP, repeat dec every cm / ½'' 22 more times.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 38-39-40-41-42-43 cm / 15-15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½''-17'', bind off and dec for armhole in the side as on back piece.
After all bind offs dec for armhole and neck are done, there are 19-20-21-22-23-24 sts on needle.
When piece measures approx. 53-55-57-59-61-63-65 cm / 21 5/8''-22½''-23¼''-24''-24¾''-25½'', dec 2 sts evenly over the cable in A.4 = 17-18-19-20-21-22 sts remain on needle.
On next row bind off with K over K and P over P.

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Work as right front piece but reversed. Instead of A.3 and A.4 work A.5 and A.6. Do not bind off for buttonholes.

ASSEMBLY: Sew the shoulder seams.

SLEEVE EDGE:
Pick up 90-94-98-102-106-110 sts on needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 along the armhole. K 1 row from WS, then work rib K 2/P 2 with 1 edge st in each side.
Continue until sleeve edge measures 3 cm / 1 1/8'', bind off with K over K and P over P.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.

POCKET:
Cast on 16 sts on needle size 4 mm / US 6 with Karisma. Work according to A.6, bind off when piece measures 11 cm / 4½". Pick up approx. 23 sts inside last P st from A.6.
Work in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side.
Bind off when piece measures 12 cm / 4¾'' in total. Knit another pocket. Sew pockets on to the middle of front pieces, directly above the ridges in garter st.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= P from RS, K from WS
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, K 3, K 3 from cable needle
= slip 3 sts on cable needle in front of piece, P 1, K 3 from cable needle
= slip 1 st on cable needle behind piece, K 3, P 1 from cable needle
= 1 YO between 2 sts


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