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Raspberry Sunset by DROPS Design

DROPS Pullover in Muskat and Vivaldi

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DROPS 89-1

Sizes: S - M - L - XL - XXL

Finished measurements:
Bust: 86-94-102-112-124 cm [33-7/8" - 37" - 40-1/8" - 44" - 48-7/8"]
Hem: 80-88-96-106-118 cm [31.5" - 34-5/8" - 37.75" - 41.75" - 46.5"]

Materials: DROPS MUSKAT
200-200-200-250-250 gr nr 29, pink
100-100-150-150-150 gr nr 11, apricot
100-100-100-100-100 gr nr 40, coral
50 - 50 -100-100-100 gr nr 34, raspberry
and use: Garnstudio VIVALDI
100-100-100-100-100 gr nr 20, watermelon
50 - 50 - 50 -100-100 gr nr 15, cerise
50 gr nr 17, gold green (for crocheted edge)

DROPS 6 mm {US 10] and 7 mm [US 10½] circular and double-pointed needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.
DROPS 4.5 mm [US G] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here.
Gauge: 13 sts x 17 rows with 1 strand of each yarn on larger needles in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.

Rib-1: * K 3, P 3 *, repeat * - *.
Rib-2: * K 4, P 4 *, repeat * - *.

Stripe Pattern - front/back:
6-6-7-7-7 cm (incl. rib) with 1 strand raspberry Muskat + 1 strand cerise Vivaldi
8-9-9-9-10 cm with 1 strand pink Muskat + 1 strand cerise Vivaldi
7-7-7-7-7 cm with 1 strand pink Muskat + 1 strand watermelon Vivaldi
then knit with 1 strand apricot Muskat + 1 strand watermelon Vivaldi until raglan shaping is complete on both front/back and sleeve.

Stripe Pattern-sleeve:
12 cm (incl. rib) with 1 strand raspberry Muskat + 1 strand cerise Vivaldi
13 cm with 1 strand pink Muskat + 1 strand cerise Vivaldi
14 cm with 1 strand pink Muskat + 1 strand watermelon Vivaldi
then knit with 1 strand apricot Muskat + 1 strand watermelon Vivaldi until raglan shaping is complete.

Knitting tips (for raglan):
Dec as follows in each transition between sleeve, front and back (start 3 sts before the marker):
K 2 tog, K 2 (the marker sits between these 2 sts), slip 1 st as if to knit, K 1, psso.

Body: Cast on 102-114-126-138-156 sts on smaller circular needles with 1 strand raspberry Muskat + 1 strand cerise Vivaldi (= 2 strands); join and place a marker at the join. Follow Stripe Pattern-front/back – see instructions above. K 1 row (stockinette st), then knit 4 cm in Rib-1. Change to larger circular needles and stockinette st, adjusting (inc/dec as needed) to 104-114-124-138-154 sts on the 1st row. Put a marker at each side (52-57-62-69-77 sts between markers).
When the piece measures 12 and 24 cm inc 1 st at each side of both markers = 112-122-132-146-162 sts. When the piece measures 32-33-34-35-36 cm bind off 4 sts at each side of each marker (8 sts each side) for armhole = 48-53-58-65-73 sts remain on Body. Lay piece aside and knit the sleeves.

Sleeve: Cast on 40-40-48-48-48 sts on smaller double-pointed needles with 1 strand raspberry Muskat + 1 strand cerise Vivaldi (= 2 strands); join and place a marker at the join. Follow Stripe Pattern-sleeve – see instructions above.
K 1 row (stockinette st), then knit 2 rows Rib-2.
Then dec all K 4 to K 3 = 35-35-42-42-42 sts.
Knit 1 row with K 3/P 4, then dec all P 4 to P 3 = 30-30-36-36-36 sts. Continue with K 3/P 3 until piece measures 5 cm. Change to larger double-pointed needles and stockinette st.
When the piece measures 10 cm inc 1 st each side of marker every 5.5-5-5.5-4.5-3.5 cm a total of 7-8-7-8-10 times = 44-46-50-52-56 sts.
When the piece measures 47-47-46-46-46 cm bind off 4 sts each side of marker = 36-38-42-44-48 sts.
Lay piece aside and knit second sleeve.

Yoke: Put the sleeves in on the same circular needles as body where you bound off for armholes = 168-182-200-218-242 sts. Put 1 marker in each transition between front, back and the sleeve (4 markers). Knit 2-0-0-1-1 rows before beginning shaping.

Raglan shaping: Dec 1 st at each side of each markers (8 decs per row) as follows – see knitting tips above – every 4 rows 4-5-4-3-2 times and every other row 0-0-3-5-8 times.
After last dec 136-142-144-154-162 sts remain on needles.

Collar: Change to 1 strand coral Muskat + 1 strand watermelon Vivaldi and smaller circular needles.
K 1 row, adjusting to 126-140-144-144-152 sts by dec 0-0-4-4-4 sts evenly distributed over each sleeve and dec 5-1-0-1-1 sts evenly distributed over front and back (but for Size L inc 4 sts evenly distributed over front and back).
P 1 row, K 1 row, then knit rib as follows:
Size S + M: * K 4, P 3 * over all sts
Size L + XL + XXL: * K 4, P 4 * over all sts
– see that the K 4 in each raglan shaping continues up the collar.
When the rib measures 4 cm dec all P 3 to P 2 (Sizes S + M) and all P 4 to P 3 (Sizes L + XL + XXL) = 108-120-126-126-133 sts.
When the rib measures 6 cm dec all K 4 to K 3 (all sizes) = 90-100-108-108-114 sts.
When the rib measures 8-8-9-9-9 cm bind off all sts in rib.
Crocheted edge: Crochet 1 row of ch-loops around the collar and lower edge of each sleeve with gold green Vivaldi as follows: 1 sc in first st, * ch 5, skip over approx. 2 sts, 1 sc in the next st *, repeat * - * and finish with ch 5 and 1 sl st in first sc at start of row.

Assembly: Sew opening under the sleeve.

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