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Knitted DROPS jumper in "Paris". Size 3 - 12 years.

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DROPS Children 23-51

DROPS design: Pattern no W-032-bn
Yarn group C
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Size: 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years
Finished measurements:
Bust: 66-70-76-80-84 cm / 26"-27½"-30"-31½"-33"
Full length: 40-44-48-52-56 cm / 15 3/4"-17 1/4"-19"-20½"-22"

Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
250-300-350-400-450 g color no 25, moss green
50-50-50-100-100 g color no 13, orange
50-50-50-100-100 g color no 08, dark purple

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') SIZE 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 cm / 24'') SIZE 4 mm / US 6 - for garter st.

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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. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 2 rows = 1 ridge

GARTER ST (in the round on circular needle/double pointed needles):
* K 1 round and P 1 round *, repeat from *-*.

STRIPES 1 (applies to bottom of body and sleeves):
1 ridge dark purple, 2 ridges moss green, 1 ridge dark purple, 1 ridge orange, 1 ridge moss green, 1 ridge orange.

STRIPES 2 (applies to collar):
* 1 ridge orange, 1 ridge moss green, 1 ridge orange, 1 ridge dark purple, 2 ridge moss green, 1 ridge dark purple, 1 ridge moss green *, repeat from *-*.
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BODY:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 100-108-116-124-132 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with dark purple. Insert a marker at beg of round and a marker after 50-54-58-62-66 sts (these marks the sides). P 1 round. Continue in GARTER ST and with STRIPES 1 – see explanation above. After ridges, piece measures approx. 4 cm / 1½''.
Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8, continue in stockinette st and moss green. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 6-7-8-9-10 cm / 2½"-2 3/4"-3"-3½"-4", P 1 round, continue in stockinette st.
When piece measures 10-10-11-11-12 cm / 4"-4"-4½"-4½"-4 3/4", inc 1 st on each side of markers in the sides. Repeat inc every 5-6-7-8-9 cm / 2"-2½"-2 3/4"-3"-3½" 2 more times = 112-120-128-136-144 sts.
When piece measures 22-24-26-28-30 cm / 8 3/4"-9½"-10 1/4"-11"-11 3/4" and 24-26-29-31-34 cm / 9½"-10 1/4"-11½"-12 1/4"-13½", P 1 round.
When piece measures 27-30-33-36-39 cm / 10½"-11 3/4"-13"-14 1/4"-15 1/4", work next round as follows: bind off 3 sts for armhole, K 18-20-22-23-25, bind off 14-14-14-16-16 sts for neck, K 18-20-22-23-25, bind off 6 sts for armhole, K 50-54-58-62-66 and bind off the last 3 sts for armhole, cut the thread.
Finish front and back piece separately.

BACK PIECE:
= 50-54-58-62-66 sts. Work in stockinette st - AT THE SAME TIME bind off for armholes at beg of every row, in each side: 1 st 2-2-3-4-4 times = 46-50-52-54-58 sts.
When piece measures 38-42-46-50-54 cm / 15"-16½"-18"-19 3/4"-21 1/4", bind off the middle 18-20-22-24-24 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. On next row from the neck, dec 1 st = 13-14-14-14-16 sts remain on shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures 40-44-48-52-56 cm / 15 3/4"-17 1/4"-19"-20½"-22".

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
= 18-20-22-23-25 sts. Then bind off for armhole in the side as on back piece. At the same time 2 cm / 3/4'' after dividing for armhole and neck, dec 1 st towards the neck.
Repeat dec every 2 cm / 3/4'' 2-3-4-4-4 more times = 13-14-14-14-16 sts remain on shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures 40-44-48-52-56 cm / 15 3/4"-17 1/4"-19"-20½"-22".

LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Work as right front piece but reversed.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 30-32-32-34-34 sts on double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6 with dark purple. P 1 round – continue in garter st and with stripes as on bottom of body.
Switch to double pointed needles size 5 mm / US 8 and continue in stockinette st - insert a marker at beg of round.
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
INCREASE: When piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'', inc 1 st on each side of marker. Repeat inc every 4-4-3½-3½-3½ cm / 1½"-1½"-1 1/4"-1 1/4"-1 1/4" - 4-5-7-8-9 more times = 40-44-48-52-54 sts.
PATTERN: When piece measures 8-9-10-11-12 cm / 3"-3½"-4"-4½"-4 3/4", P 1 round. Also P 1 round when piece measures 20-22-24-26-28 cm / 8"-8 3/4"-9½"-10 1/4"-11" and 22-24-27-29-32 cm / 8 3/4"-9½"-10½"-11½"-12½".
When piece measures 28-32-35-40-45 cm / 11"-12½"-13 3/4"-15 3/4"-17 3/4", bind off 6 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. 3 sts on each side of marker) and work back and forth on needle until finished measurements.
Then bind off at beg of every row, in each side: 2 sts 2 times and 1 st 1-1-2-2-2 times, then bind off 2 sts in each side until piece measures 33-37-41-46-51 cm / 13"-14½"-16 1/8"-18"-20", finally bind off 3 sts 1 time in each side.
Bind off the remaining sts, piece measures approx. 34-38-42-47-52 cm / 13 3/8"-15"-16½"-18½"-20½".

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams and sew in sleeves.

COLLAR:
Worked back and forth on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 from mid front. Start by picking up sts on the left side of the 14-14-14-16-16 sts bound off mid front - pick up with moss green inside 1 st as follows:
Approx. 22 to 30 sts up to shoulder, insert a marker, approx. 20 to 28 sts over back piece, insert a marker and 22 to 30 sts down along the other side of neck (do not knit up over the 14-14-14-16-16 sts bound off mid front) = approx. 64 to 88 sts. K 1 row from WS.
Continue in GARTER ST and with STRIPES 2 – see explanation above. AT THE SAME TIME every 6th row, inc 1 st on each side of marker on each shoulder (inc by working 2 sts in 1 st).
When collar measures 8-8-8-10-10 cm / 3"-3"-3"-4"-4", bind off, bind off from WS on last row of 1 ridge.
Place left part of neck edge over right and fasten towards the 14-14-14-16-16 sts bound off at the bottom of neck.


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