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Eva Sweater by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS jumper with lace pattern and Ύ sleeves in "Alpaca" and "Kid-Silk". Size: S - XXXL.

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DROPS 149-3

DROPS design: Pattern no z-647
Yarn group A + A
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Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 110-112-126-136-148-162 cm / 43½”-44”-49½”-53½”-58”-63Ύ”
Full length: 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’-27½’’

Materials:
DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
250-250-300-300-350-400 g color no 9020, light pearl gray
And use:
DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
100-125-125-125-150-175 g color no 01, off white

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) SIZE 5 mm / US 8 – or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.
DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (80 cm / 32’’) SIZE 4 mm / US 6 – for edges in garter st.

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  • DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    4.85 USD
    n/a
  • DROPS ALPACA MIX (50g)
    4.85 USD
    n/a
  • DROPS KID-SILK UNI COLOUR (25g)
    6.80 USD
    n/a
  • DROPS KID-SILK LONG PRINT (25g)
    6.80 USD
    n/a

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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 circular needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 rows K.

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. The diagrams show all rows in pattern seen from RS. NOTE! See diagram for size!

KNITTING TIP:
When neck dec beg, continue lines with holes that have been started, but do not beg new lines with holes. NOTE: Adjust to not dec for neck on the first 4 rows of diagram A.1/A.2.

DECREASE TIP (applies to neck dec):
Dec inside 2 sts in garter st. All dec are done from RS!
Dec before 2 sts as follows: K 2 tog.
Dec after 2 sts as follows: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
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BACK PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 93-95-107-115-125-137 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 strand of each yarn (= 2 strands). Work 2 ridges in GARTER ST - see explanation above. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8. Work as follows from RS: 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in stockinette st, diagram A.2 - see explanation above - over the next 44-45-50-55-60-66 sts (= 4-5-5-5-6-6 repetitions in width), 1 st in stockinette st, diagram A.1 over the next 44-45-50-55-60-66 sts (= 4-5-5-5-6-6 repetitions in width) and finish with 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in stockinette st. Pattern A.1/A.2 is displaced out to the 2-2-3-2-2-2 sts in the side worked in stockinette st until finished measurements. Work 1 new repetition of A.1/A.2 vertically every 22nd-18th-20th-22nd-20th-22nd row.
Work like this until piece measures 45-46-47-48-49-50 cm / 17Ύ’’-18’’-18½’’-19’’-19Ό’’-19Ύ’’.
Then bind off 1-1-1-2-2-4 sts for armhole in each side = 91-93-105-111-121-129 sts. Continue pattern but work the outermost 5 sts in each side in stockinette st until finished measurements.
When piece measures 57-59-61-63-65-67 cm / 22½’’-23Ό’’-24’’-24Ύ’’-25½’’-26 3/8’’ – read KNITTING TIP, work 1 ridge in garter st over the middle 27-27-29-29-29-29 sts (= 32-33-38-41-46-50 sts on each side), work the other sts as before.
Then bind off the middle 23-23-25-25-25-25 sts for neck = 34-35-40-43-48-52 sts remaining on each shoulder.
Now finish each shoulder separately.
Continue with garter st over the 2 outermost sts towards neck, pattern and 5 sts in stockinette st.
When piece measures 59-61-63-65-67-69 cm / 23Ό’’-24’’-24Ύ’’-25½’’-26 3/8’’-27 1/8’’, work 2 rows in stockinette st with 2 sts in garter st in each side of neck.
Bind off. Piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’-27½’’.

FRONT PIECE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on and work as back piece.
When piece measures 47-49-50-52-54-55 cm / 18½”-19Ό”-19Ύ”-20½”-21Ό”-21½”, work 1 ridge in garter st over the middle 5 sts (= 43-44-50-53-58-62 sts on each side), work the other sts as before. Then bind off the one middle st in garter st and finish each shoulder separately - Remember Knitting tip.
Continue to work in garter st over the 2 outermost sts towards the neck, pattern and 5 sts in stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME on next row from RS dec 1 st for neck inside the 2 sts in garter st - read DECREASE TIP, repeat dec on every row from RS 10-10-11-11-11-11 more times (= 11-11-12-12-12-12 times in total) = 34-35-40-43-48-52 sts remain on the shoulder.
Bind off when piece measures 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm / 23 5/8’’-24 3/8’’-25Ό’’-26’’-26Ύ’’-27½’’.

SLEEVE:
Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Cast on 42-42-44-48-48-50 sts on circular needle size 4 mm / US 6 with 1 strand of each yarn (= 2 strands). Work 2 ridges in garter st. Switch to circular needle size 5 mm / US 8 and work in stockinette st.
When piece measures 3 cm / 1’’, inc 1 st in each side, repeat inc every 7-6-4-4-3-3 cm / 2Ύ”-2 3/8”-1½”-1½”-1 1/8”-1 1/8”, 4-5-6-6-8-8 more times (= 5-6-7-7-9-9 times in total) = 52-54-58-62-66-68 sts. Work in stockinette st until piece measures 35-35-33-32-30-29 cm / 13Ύ”-13Ύ”-13”-12½”-11Ύ”-11½”.
Bind off. Knit another sleeve.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew the shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seam in outer loop of edge sts.

Diagram

K from RS, P from WS
slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
K 2 tog
1 YO between 2 sts



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