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Knitted DROPS jumper in garter st with dropped sts and ¾ sleeves in 2 strands "Safran". Size: S - XXXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no e-208
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 84-92-100-110-122-132 cm /
33''-36¼''-39 3/8''-43 3/8''-48''-52''
Full length: 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm /
21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''

Materials:
DROPS SAFRAN from Garnstudio
100-100-150-150-150-150 g color no 21, beige
100-100-100-100-100-150 g color no 12, peach
100-100-100-100-100-150 g color no 13, raspberry
100-100-100-100-100-150 g color no 55, cerise
50-50-100-100-100-100 g color no 02, medium pink
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color no 10, yellow
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color no 11, strong yellow.
50-50-50-50-50-50 g color no 20, rust

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 6 mm / US 10 - or size needed to get 15 sts x 17 rows in pattern according to A.1/A.2 with 2 strands = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE size 5 mm / US 8 (40 cm / 16'') - for neck edge.

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Tags:

pattern type: jumpers, sleeves: long sleeves, technique: dropped stitch,

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. Diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS. NOTE: To avoid the piece being to tight in the sides when working pattern, make 2 YOs inside edge st in each side on every row with dropped sts (instead of 1 YO). Slip both YOs off the needle on next row.

STRIPES:
Change color on every row marked with arrow in A.1 and A.2. Work the stripes in the following order:

A.1:
1 strand rust + 1 strand raspberry
1 strand raspberry + 1 strand peach
2 strands raspberry
1 strand raspberry + 1 strand peach
1 strand peach + 1 strand cerise
1 strand cerise + 1 strand medium pink
2 strands cerise
1 strand cerise + 1 strand medium pink

A.2:
1 strand medium pink + 1 strand beige
2 strands beige
1 strand beige + 1 strand strong yellow
1 strand beige + 1 strand yellow

MEASURING TIP:
Because of the texture on the garment the piece must be held up when measuring otherwise the jumper will be too long when worn.
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FRONT PIECE:
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Cast on 63-69-75-83-91-99 sts on needle size 6 mm / US 10 with 1 strand rust + 1 strand raspberry. Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above - for 2-2-3-3-4-4 cm / ¾''-¾''-1 1/8''-1 1/8''-1½''-1½''.
Then work PATTERN according to diagram A.1 with 1 edge st in garter st in each side (1st row = RS), AT THE SAME TIME work STRIPES - see explanation above. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
NOTE: Diagram A.1 is repeated 2 times vertically (until stripes in A.1 are done).
After A.1 change to 1 strand medium pink + 1 strand beige. Work in stockinette st with 1 edge st in garter st in each side until piece measures 34-35-36-37-38-39 cm / 13 3/8''-13¾''-14¼''-14½''-15''-15¼'' - READ MEASURING TIP.
Then work pattern according to diagram A.2 AT THE SAME TIME continue with STRIPES - see explanation above.
When stripes in A.2 are done, continue pattern with the colors in last stripe (1 strand beige + 1 strand yellow) until finished measurements.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm / 15¼''-15¾''-16 1/8''-16½''-17''-17¼'' - remember MEASURING TIP, insert 1 marker in each side (marks depth of armhole).
When piece measures 48-50-52-52-54-56 cm / 19"-19 3/4"-20½"-20½"-21 1/4"-22", bind off the middle 21-21-23-23-25-25 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately.
Then bind off at beg of every row from neck: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 1 time = 18-21-23-27-30-34 sts remain on shoulder.
Continue to work until piece measures 53-55-57-59-61-63 cm / 21''-21 5/8''-22½''-23¼''-24''-24¾'', work 1 ridge and loosely bind off, piece measures approx. 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm / 21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''-25¼''.
Repeat on the other shoulder.

BACK PIECE:
Cast on and work as front piece. Mark the depth of armhole as on front piece.
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 25-25-27-27-29-29 sts for neck and finish each shoulder separately. Continue to bind off 1 st on next row from neck = 18-21-23-27-30-34 sts remain on the shoulder.
When piece measures 53-55-57-59-61-63 cm / 21''-21 5/8''-22½''-23¼''-24''-24¾'', work 1 ridge before loosely binding off all sts.
Repeat on the other shoulder.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams.

SLEEVE:
Pick up from RS 45-47-51-53-57-59 sts between the 2 markers in one side of jumper on needle size 6 mm / US 10 with 1 strand yellow + 1 strand beige. NOTE: If more/fewer sts have been knitted up, dec/inc evenly on 1st row to the correct no of sts.
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION ON SLEEVE BEFORE CONTINUING!
Work PATTERN according to diagram A.2 with 1 edge st in garter st in each side, AT THE SAME TIME work STRIPES – see explanation above but beg at the top of diagram (1st row = WS) and reversed in stripes and work downwards so that you beg with yellow at the top of sleeve and work down towards the rust red. When A.2 has been worked 1 time vertically, change to 1 strand cerise + 1 strand medium pink and continue with A.1 and STRIPES the same way (beg at the top of diagram and reversed in stripes).
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 2-2-3-3-4-4 cm / ¾''-¾''-1 1/8''-1 1/8''-1½''-1½'' from markers, dec 1 st in each side. Repeat dec in each side every 9-7-5½-4½-3½-3 cm / 3½"-2 3/4"-2 1/4"-1 3/4"-1 1/4"-1 1/8" 4-5-6-7-8-9 more times (= 5-6-7-8-9-10 dec in total) = 35-35-37-37-39-39 sts.
Continue to work until sleeve measures 47-46-45-44-42-40 cm / 18½"-18"-17 3/4"-17 1/4"-16½"-15 3/4" from markers - remember MEASURING TIP. Work 2 ridges with 1 strand raspberry + 1 strand rust and bind off.
Work the other sleeve the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew underarm and side seams in one in front loop of outermost st.

NECK:
Pick up approx. 70 to 85 sts around the neck on circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 with 1 strand yellow + 1 strand beige. P 1 round and K 1 round, then loosely bind off with P.


Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= K from WS
= K 1, 1 YO, on next row K st and slip YO off the needle (= dropped sts)
= change colors
= change colors when diagram is repeated


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