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Silje jumper by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper with round yoke and flounce in ”Merino Extra Fine”. Size 3 to 12 years.

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DROPS Children 23-16

DROPS design: Pattern no me-001-bn
Yarn group B
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Size: 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years
Finished measurements:
Bust: 60-66-72-78-86 cm /
23½"-26"-28½"-30 3/4"-34"
Full length: 43-46-49-52-55 cm /
17"-18"-19 1/4"-20½"-21½"

Materials:
DROPS MERINO EXTRA FINE from Garnstudio
250-300-300-350-350 g color no 07, light brown
50 g color no 01, off white
50 g color no 15, light grayish green
50 g color no 16, light pink
50 g color no 22, medium purple
50 g color no 24, light yellow

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES AND CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') 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 DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES and CIRCULAR NEEDLE (60 or 80 cm / 24'' or 32'') SIZE 3.5 mm / US 4 - for rib.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. For conversion from inches to cm - 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.
DECREASE TIP:
Dec as follows before marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: K 2 twisted tog.

PATTERN:
See diagram A.1 – choose diagram for your size. Work entire pattern in stockinette st.
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BODY:
Worked in the round on circular needle.
Cast on 280-304-328-352-384 sts on circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4 with light brown. Work rib = K 6/P 2 for 3-3-4-4-5 cm / 1"-1"-1½''-1½''-2''.
Work next round as follows: * Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, K 2, K 2 tog, P 2 *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 210-228-246-264-288 sts.
Work 1 round with K 4/P 2.
Work next round as follows: * Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso, K 2 tog, P 2 *, repeat from *-* the entire round = 140-152-164-176-192 sts.
Work 1 round with K 2/P 2.
Switch to circular needle size 4 mm / US 6, insert 1 marker at beg of round and 1 marker after 70-76-82-88-96 sts (these marks the sides).
Continue in stockinette st. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 9 cm / 3½'', dec 1 st on each side of both markers – READ DECREASE TIP (= 4 sts dec).
Repeat dec every 7-8-9-10-11 cm / 2 3/4"-3"-3½"-4"-4½" 2 more times = 128-140-152-164-180 sts.
When piece measures 29-31-33-35-37 cm / 11½"-12 1/4"-13"-13 3/4"-14½", bind off 6 sts in each side for armholes (i.e. 3 sts on each side of both markers) = 58-64-70-76-84 sts remain on needle on both back and front piece, cut the thread.
Put piece aside and knit the sleeves.

SLEEVE:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 36-36-40-44-44 sts on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 with light brown.
Work rib = K 2/P 2.
When piece measures 4 cm / 1½'', K 1 round while AT THE SAME TIME dec 4-4-4-8-8 sts evenly = 32-32-36-36-36 sts.
Switch to double pointed needles size 4 mm / US 6, insert 1 marker at beg of round (= mid under sleeve). Continue in stockinette st.
When piece measures 7 cm / 2¾'', inc 2 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. 1 st on each side of marker).
Repeat inc every 2-2-2½-2½-2½ cm / 3/4"-3/4"-7/8"-7/8"-7/8" 8-11-10-12-14 more times = 50-56-58-62-66 sts.
When piece measures 27-31-34-39-44 cm / 10½"-12 1/4"-13½"-15 1/4"-17 1/4", bind off 6 sts mid under sleeve (i.e. 3 sts on each side of marker) = 44-50-52-56-60 sts remain on needle, cut the thread.
Put piece aside and knit another sleeve.

YOKE:
Slip sleeves on to same circular needle as body where armholes were bind off = 204-228-244-264-288 sts - insert 1 marker mid back - NOW ROUND BEG HERE.
Work 3-4-2-3-4 cm / 1"-1½"-3/4"-1"-1½" in stockinette st with light brown - AT THE SAME TIME dec 8-4-6-12-8 sts evenly on last round = 196-224-238-252-280 sts.
Continue with diagram A.1 (= 14-16-17-18-20 repetitions on the round).
After A.1 84-96-102-108-120 sts remain on needle.
Continue to work an elevation in the back of neck with light brown and short rows as follows: K 10 sts past marker mid back, turn, tighten thread and P 20 sts, turn, tighten thread and K 30 sts, turn, tighten thread and P 40 sts.
Continue like this until a total of 60-80-80-80-100 sts have been worked. Turn and K until mid back.
Then K 1 round over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME dec 12-20-22-24-32 sts evenly = 72-76-80-84-88 sts.
Piece measures approx. 43-46-49-52-55 cm / 17"-18"-19 1/4"-20½"-21½" up to shoulder, continue with neck edge.

NECK EDGE:
Switch to circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4.
Continue with light brown and rib = K 2/P 2 for approx. 2.5 cm / 1''. Then loosely bind off sts with K over K and P over P.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the openings under the sleeves.


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Jacket - see pattern SmåDrops 23-15
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Socks - see pattern SmåDrops 23-17
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Diagram

light brown
light yellow
light pink
off white
medium purple
light grayish green
K 2 tog


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